Orchidopexy Surgery for Undescended Testis

by admin on March 3, 2010

Orchidopexy is the surgery in which undescended testis is brought down into scrotum. See the animation of how testis descend from preop.com

If testis is not able to descend, that condition is known as undescended testis, which is corrected by surgical procedure known as orchidopexy.

Steps of Orchidopexy Surgery.

1. Make an incision on the abdomen where testis is lying.

2. Seperate testis and vas deferens from the underlying connective tissue.

3. Make an incision on scrotum

4. From down or up side make path so that testis can be pulled down into scrotum see the video clip below

5. Pull the testis into scrotum and put it in scrotum, stitch with absorable sutures.

6. Stitch both incisions i.e abdominal and scrotal incision.

This surgery for undescended testis is usually at the age of four years.

Watch out the surgery below special thanks for Dr Ritesh Pathak for helping us this surgery.

You must also visit surgeryencyclopedia.com for good information on orchidopexy.

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dr k k singh February 21, 2011 at 6:09 am

very quick understanding and also informative about the surgery , thanks .

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admin February 21, 2011 at 2:45 pm

You are welcome.

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