gonadectomy


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gonadectomy

[‚gō·na′dek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of a gonad.
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After pinealectomy (PX) or gonadectomy (GDX), the levels of MT or T in the body drop significantly.
hydroxylase Male Assignment deficiency) Gonadectomy, hypospadias repair and removal of Mullerian structures.
It is important to differentiate the two condition because it is necessary for gender assignment and in AGD 30% patients develop germ cell tumors like dysgerminoma, yolksac tumor, Embryonal carcinoma and hence gonadectomy is necessary in such cases.
Effects of testosterone administration and gonadectomy on incentive downshift and open field activity in rats.
In case the patients decide to be males, then they should be treated with androgen replacement with consideration of extensive genital reconstructive surgery including gonadectomy to avoid malignant degeneration in the intra-abdominal testes.
The gonadectomy in young pigs is a usual practice in swine production worldwide.
Dogs who have undergone a gonadectomy (a spay or castration) are more likely to die from cancer or autoimmune diseases* Those who still have functional reproduction systems at death are more likely to die from infectious disease or trauma.
The hCG stimulation test and other testis hormone markers can be useful in confirming bilateral anorchia after intraoperative diagnosis or for assuring completeness of gonadectomy after surgery to avoid malignant degeneration of residual tissue (McEachern, Houle, Garel, & Van Vliet, 2004).
Sex differences in hyperalgesia during morphine infusion: Effect of gonadectomy and estrogen treatment.
Patient having MGD were assigned male gender with gonadectomy and accepted it well.