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Diagnostic and Therapeutic Management of Impalpable Testis in the Era of Laparoscopy

Shahid Ahmed Shaikh

Citation Information : Shaikh SA. Diagnostic and Therapeutic Management of Impalpable Testis in the Era of Laparoscopy. World J Lap Surg 2010; 3 (2):75-79.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10007-1087

Published Online: 01-12-2012

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2010; The Author(s).



Diagnostic laparoscopy has become the gold standard for the diagnosis of impalpable testis. Laparoscopy for surgical correction is gaining popularity in pediatric as well as adult group with more and more surgeons opting for laparoscopic treatment. It can also benefit the patient and is logical if both diagnosis and surgical correction are combined at one time.3

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