Orchiopexy

Is worth it?

 0 out of 5
0% recommend Orchiopexy
average paid $0

How works? is the surgical procedure to move an undescended testicle into the scrotum. It is usually done to babies, 9 to 15 months old to treat urinary problems. Prior to the location of the testicle, one or two incisions are made in the scrotum, the groin or the abdomen to allow the testicles to be moved to the scrotum. This procedure is done to prevent infertility and reduce the risk of testicular cancer. It also lowers the risk of injury to the testicle. LEARN MORE

Reviews for Orchiopexy from the community

Information for Orchiopexy

How Orchiopexy works?

Orchiopexy is the surgical procedure to move an undescended testicle into the scrotum. It is usually done to babies, 9 to 15 months old to treat urinary problems. Prior to the location of the testicle, one or two incisions are made in the scrotum, the groin or the abdomen to allow the testicles to be moved to the scrotum.

This procedure is done to prevent infertility and reduce the risk of testicular cancer. It also lowers the risk of injury to the testicle.

 

 

Risks of Orchiopexy

-      Infection

-      The testicle has the possibility to move out again from the scrotum after the surgery and requires further treatment

-      Bleeding and blood clots in the scrotum

-      Damage to the vas deferens and blood supply to the testicle. Rarely, it shrinks.

-      Small risk of allergic reactions that interferes with breathing

 

Post Procedure Instructions

Orchiopexy is an outpatient procedure. Meanwhile, surgeon also recommend two to three days of bed rest to the patient who just undergone this treatment.

Patient should avoid strenuous activities for atleast a month for the rapid healing of the scrotum. This includes tricycle riding and horse rocking that may put extra strain. Follow up visits to the clinic will also be advised.

 

 

Pictures for Orchiopexy

No Images