Chapter 24. Laparoscopic Orchidopexy

  1. Duncan T. Wilcox MBBS, MD, FEAPU Associate Professor4,
  2. Prasad P. Godbole FRCS, FRCS, (Paed) Consultant Paediatric Urologist5 and
  3. Martin A. Koyle MD, FAAP, FACS Professor of Urology Pediatrics Chief6,7
  1. Derek J. Matoka MD1,
  2. Michael C. Ost MD Assistant Professor of Pediatric Urology1,
  3. Marc C. Smaldone MD1 and
  4. Steven G. Docimo MD Vice President of Medical Affairs Professor Director Vice-Chairman2,3

Published Online: 7 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304183.ch24

Pediatric Urology: Surgical Complications and Management

Pediatric Urology: Surgical Complications and Management

How to Cite

Matoka, D. J., Ost, M. C., Smaldone, M. C. and Docimo, S. G. (2009) Laparoscopic Orchidopexy, in Pediatric Urology: Surgical Complications and Management (eds D. T. Wilcox, P. P. Godbole and M. A. Koyle), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444304183.ch24

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Pediatric Urology, Rose Mary Haggar Professorship in Urology, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX, USA

  2. 5

    Sheffield Children's NHS Trust, Sheffield, UK

  3. 6

    University of Washington, USA

  4. 7

    Division of Urology, Children's Hospital and Regional Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Division of Pediatric Urology, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

  2. 2

    Pediatric Urology, The Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Urology, The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 16 MAY 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405162685

Online ISBN: 9781444304183

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Keywords:

  • laparoscopic or chidopexy – safe and effective approach for diagnosis and management of non-palpable testis;
  • cryptorchidism;
  • diagnostic laparoscopy;
  • testicular mobilization;
  • intra-abdominal testis;
  • laparoscopic-directed management

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Surgical technique

  • Timing of surgery

  • Outcomes

  • Complications

  • Conclusion

  • References