detorsion


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detorsion

[dē′tȯr·shən]
(invertebrate zoology)
Untwisting of the 180° visceral twist imposed by embryonic torsion on many gastropod mollusks.
(medicine)
Untwisting of an abnormal torsion, as of a ureter or intestine.
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Preoperative manual detorsion of the spermatic cord with Doppler ultrasound monitoring in patients with intravaginal acute testicular torsion.
Multiple series including two meta-analyses by Visser and Heyns report testicular salvage rates of 90% if detorsion is performed within 6 hours of the onset of symptoms, 50% at 12 hours and 10-25% at 24 hours.
Attempting to save the testis via detorsion was not feasible, we performed a left orchidectomy.
Untwisting or testicular detorsion (TD) further aggravates the condition and leads to the generation of reactive oxygen species (ROS).
Dans les autres cas, le testicule a ete recupere apres detorsion et un abaissement dans le meme temps operatoire a ete realise.
Following detorsion, the question is to mobilize the testis and perform scrotal orchidopexy or postpone this definitive surgical treatment.
The torsed testicle may undergo spontaneous detorsion.
The detorsion procedure was performed again under sterile conditions, after 6 hours of testicular torsion.
There are a few advocates of manual detorsion of the twisted testis under narcotic analgesia, but it is yet unclear whether this maneuver increases the salvage rate in torsion.
The normal testicular perfusion map in the control group is illustrated in Figure 2; the BF perfusion maps of torsion and detorsion of the left testicle is demonstrated in Figure 3 and Figure 4.
The normal testicular perfusion map in the control group, the BF perfusion maps of torsion and detorsion of the left testicle can be seen in the figures (for the longer version of this article including the figures, please see the online version at www.