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What happens during an orchiopexy?

What happens during an orchiopexy?

Here is info: from Mayo Clinic: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/undescended-testicle/basics/definition/con-20037877

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Dr. Jaime Michel
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Orchiopexy (Definition)

An orchiopexy is a surgical procedure where the testicle is fixed in place inside the scrotum. This can be performed for an undescended testicle that has failed to reach the proper position. This can also be used to resolve & prevent testicular torsion, where a twist in the spermatic cord compromises the blood supply. The procedure is primarily performed by ...Read more


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What exactly is bilateral orchiopexy?

What exactly is bilateral orchiopexy?

Testicular surgery.: Orchiopexy is a surgical procedure where a testicle is fixed to the scrotum it maintain its position. It is performed in cases of undescended testicle and in testicular torsion, where the testicle dangerously twists to cut off its blood supply. Bilateral means that it is performed on both the right and left sides. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: orchiopexy?

What is the definition or description of: orchiopexy?

Testicle fixed.: An orchiopexy is a surgical procedure where the testicle is fixed in place inside the scrotum. This can be performed for an undescended testicle that has failed to reach the proper position. This can also be used to resolve & prevent testicular torsion, where a twist in the spermatic cord compromises the blood supply. The procedure is primarily performed by pediatric surgeons or urologists. ...Read more

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What is orchiopexy surgery?

What is orchiopexy surgery?

See below: Orchiopexy is a urology surgery procedure to bring a man's testicle back down into the scrotum, usually performed in children when the testicle did not descend properly. In adults it may be a procedure performed for testicular torsion to hold the testicle in the proper position in the scrotum. ...Read more

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At this age can I have orchiopexy surgery?

At this age can I have orchiopexy surgery?

What age?: I do not know what age you are speaking of or why you think you may need this surgery. I do not know of an age restriction with any surgery as long as your general health is good. ...Read more

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How much time would it take to completely heal and recover after an orchiopexy surgery ?

How much time would it take to completely heal and recover after an orchiopexy surgery ?

Child or Adult?: Also depends upon surgeon & surgical technique used, i.e whether open or laparoscopic. If open, whether trans-abdominal or if inguinal canal needed to be opened. By & large babies healed in 7 - 10 days, young boys 7 - 14 days. Older boys & young adults 1 - 3 weeks. Of course longer if there are complications. ...Read more

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How do I know if I should get orchiopexy on the same testicle?

How do I know if I should get orchiopexy on the same testicle?

Question is unclear: Could you please explain. Does this relate to an undescended testis, retractile testis or testicular torsion? ...Read more

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What's inguinal exploitation with possible orchiopexy bilateral?

What's inguinal exploitation with possible orchiopexy bilateral?

Inguinal exploration: Is the appropriate term. It's when the groin is opened to fix something in it, here presumably the testicle. An orchiopexy is an operation to bring an undescended testicle down into the scrotum and secure it in place or to fix a loose testicle in place in the scrotum to keep it from torsing (twisting). Bilateral means it would be done on both sides. ...Read more

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How long before i can masturbate following bilateral orchiopexy surgery?

How long before i can masturbate following bilateral orchiopexy surgery?

When comfortable: I hope the surgery was a success. Enjoying your improved body is something you can do as soon you feel ready. Go easy. ...Read more

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Hi - how much does Bilateral Orchiopexy surgery cost? I live in Hong Kong and my 10 month son needs this, but the cost is astronomical. Thanks

Hi - how much does Bilateral Orchiopexy surgery cost?  

I live in Hong Kong and my 10 month son needs this, but the cost is astronomical.  Thanks

Try India: From what I have learned, the cost of surgery will be much lower in India in some of their reputable hospitals that cater primarily to overseas patients. See attached link to the Apollo hospital system link for the procedure needed. ...Read more