orchiopexy

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orchiopexy

[′ȯr·kē·ō‚pek·sē]
(medicine)
Surgical fixation of a testis.
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We chose a cohort where the cryptorchid cases were defined by direct observation during orchidopexy.
For other subgroup analysis, such as midshaft and proximal hypospadias repair, orchidopexy and bilateral inguinal pathology, although statistically non-significant, shorter mean operative time was noted among the single penile incision group (Table 2).
Orchidopexy in late childhood often associated with previously normal testicular position.
Conclusion: Fowler Stephen orchidopexy (single stage) is an effective procedure which can be easily adopted in our circumstances.
The age of boys with UDT at the time of orchidopexy in relation to their urban/rural residence was evaluated in this study.
Key Words: Undescended testis, cryptorchidism, orchidopexy, laparoscopy.
During the course of his management, testosterone injections (25 mg once monthly) were given: at two and six months then at three months before his surgeries at the age of five and seven years when he underwent multiple operations for orchidopexy and hypospadias correction.
Objective: To compare the efficacy of caudal block alone with caudal block plus intravenous dexamethasone for postoperative analgesia in children undergoing orchidopexy under general anaesthesia.
Orchidopexy is usually performed when a boy is between two and five years old to avoid the risk of subsequent infertility or even cancer of the testis.
23] Nother technique brings the ectopic testis in his hemiscrotum using a suprapubic subcutaneous tunnel called as extraperitoneal transposition orchidopexy.