What is included in the preoperative care of cryptorchidism prior to orchiopexy?

Updated: Dec 17, 2020
  • Author: Joel M Sumfest, MD; Chief Editor: Edward David Kim, MD, FACS  more...
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Laboratory studies are generally unnecessary in patients with unilateral cryptorchidism. Orchiopexy is performed routinely as a same-day surgical procedure in the absence of significant associated morbidities. Definitive surgical therapy should be performed between ages 6 and 12 months.


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