orchiopexy


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orchiopexy

[′ȯr·kē·ō‚pek·sē]
(medicine)
Surgical fixation of a testis.
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Contralateral orchiopexy is generally recommended due to the theoretical increased risk of torsion, but this must be weighed against the risk of complications, which can approach 18% (Jensen et al.
Between January 2013 and March 2014, with approval from the West Virginia University Institutional Review Board, we retrospectively reviewed all pediatric patients who underwent diagnostic laparoscopy and/or orchiopexy for the evaluation and management of palpable and non-palpable UDT with our pediatric urologist.
83 minutes (Mean [+ or -] SD) Operative Herniotomy 21 Procedure Hypospadias 2 Cystolithotomy 1 Orchiopexy 3 CTEV correction 3 Patient characteristics Group RT P Value Age in years (Mean [+ or -] SD) 4.
5 Weight, kg 16 [+ or -] 6 18 [+ or -] 7 Gender, male/female 14/12 16/13 ASA physical status, 1/2 24/2 27/2 Duration of anaesthesia, min 51 [+ or -] 18 45 [+ or -] 16 Duration of surgery, min 29 [+ or -] 13 26 [+ or -] 11 Type of surgery Inguinal hernia repair 10 12 Orchiopexy 6 7 Excision of skin tumour 3 3 Reconstruction of 5 6 polydactyly Central venous catheter 2 1 insertion Time from end of 33 [+ or -] 14 32 [+ or -] 12 dexmedetomidine/saline infusion to LMA removal, min Group [D.
In one study, which examined biopsies from prepubertal cryptorchid testes taken at the time of orchiopexy, cells that were "morphologically identical" to IGCNU, including positive staining for placental alkaline phosphatase, were identified in 22 of 440 patients (5%).
Among the boys with undescended testicle(s) at birth (n = 138), all but one had documented orchiopexy or a subsequent observation of cryptorchidism in at least one of the three subsequent examinations (ages 4 months, 1 year, 7 years).
Orchiopexy does not alter the malignant potential of the cryptorchid testis; however, it facilitates examination and tumour detection (5).
If the testicle has not descended by age 1, an orchiopexy may be performed to move the testicle to the scrotum.
In the case she described, the boy was taken to the operating room, where he underwent orchiopexy for testicular torsion without any diagnostic testing, "which is what I think should be the standard of care.
They gathered data for 16,983 men who underwent orchiopexy between 1964 and 1999, and followed up for a mean of 12.
4) The risk of death from testicular malignancy in men with an undescended testis is nearly 10 times the risk in normal men, and the risk is increased in both the undescended testis after orchiopexy and within the normally descended testis.