orchioplasty, an undescended testicle is released from the abdominal cavity.
Also Known As:
- Testicle surgery
- Reconstruction of the testes
- Repair of undescended testicle
- Cryptorchidism repair
Conditions Treated with Orchioplasty:
performed in cases of an undescended testicle.
There are no
comparable non-surgical or surgical alternatives to orchioplasty.
Anesthesia with Orchioplasty:
performed under general anesthesia, which means that the patient is asleep and
completely unaware during the procedure.
Potential Complications from Orchioplasty:
following orchioplasty include infection, bleeding, swelling and a negative
reaction to the anesthesia. It is also possible for fertility to be impaired.
Prognosis after Orchioplasty:
The prognosis for a
positive end result following orchioplasty is very good.
Recovery from Orchioplasty:
Total recovery from
orchioplasty takes two to four weeks.