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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Laparoscopic Management of Undescended Testis

Sarvepalli Sudhakar, Balachandran Premkumar

Citation Information : Sudhakar S, Premkumar B. Laparoscopic Management of Undescended Testis. World J Lap Surg 2008; 1 (1):16-18.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10007-1042

Published Online: 01-04-2008

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2008; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

A 28-year-old male was identified to have a right sided undescended testis, on his master health check-up. Ultrasound examination identified the testis to be in the inguinal canal near the deep ring. The patient was counseled of the consequences of undescended testis in the adult and after obtaining his fully informed consent he underwent a laparoscopic right orchidectomy and mesh repair.

This article highlights the consequences of undescended testis, the various modalities of investigation, treatment and also emphasizes on the role of laparoscopy in its management.


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