PMID: 6115897Aug 1, 1981

The rationale and results in two-stage orchidopexies

Journal of Pediatric Surgery
W B KiesewetterM Kalyglou

Abstract

The two-stage orchidopexies for cryptorchidism done over a period of 20 yr were reviewed. It was found that of 60 staged orchidopexies attempted, 56 were successfully completed. Based on follow-up of 40 testes, the 82% anatomical results would seem to support the assertion that staged orchidopexy is the procedure of choice for the "difficult" undescended tests with a primarily short blood supply. The results in a small group of bilateral two-stage procedure did not justify as great an optimism in regard to fertility.

References

Feb 1, 1975·Journal of Pediatric Surgery·F HadziselimovicH Seguchi
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Citations

May 23, 1998·The Journal of Urology·B W LindgrenI Franco
Mar 1, 1985·The Journal of Urology·G F SteinhardtA D Perlmutter

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