orchiectomy

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orchiectomy

[‚ȯr·kē′ek·tə·mē]
(medicine)
Surgical removal of one or both testes.
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We prospectively studied a total of 40 patients, who underwent bilateral orchidectomy for treatment of advanced carcinoma prostate.
95% of these testicular biopsies were of orchidectomy specimen and 5% were small biopsies; 14% biopsies consisted of undescended testes.
In addition to scrotal skin resection, unilateral orchidectomy in one and bilateral orchidectomy in another case were needed.
Human sperm cryopreservation is a viable option for fertility preservation of patients diagnosed with cancer or requiring orchidectomy prior to undergoing medical intervention.
Testicular implants, patient's and partner's satisfaction: a questionnaire-based study of men after orchidectomy," Progres en Urologie, vol.
He underwent a orchidectomy surgery (removal of a testicle) and his health status is very critical.
In addition to prenatal androgen exposure, there is risk for ongoing androgen exposure in male infants who are assigned female gender if early orchidectomy is not performed.
Fertility in patients treated with radiotherapy following orchidectomy for testicular seminoma.
3 Urinary or fecal diversion and even orchidectomy may be required in selected cases depending upon the foci of origin and extent of the disease.
Endoscopic orchidectomy and salpingohysterectomy of pigeons (Columba livia): an avian model for minimally invasive endosurgery.