Testicular autotransplantation in children

American Journal of Surgery
J UptonJ E Murray


A series of 10 microvascular autotransfers of impalpable intraabdominal testes has been reported. The viability rate was 60 percent as determined by growth and size of the transferred testis. Long-term endocrine and fertility studies are needed to determine the function of these gonads. The spermatic vasculature was unpredictable and showed many variations. Indications should be very carefully individualized.


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