Undescended Testes

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Undescended Testes

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Undescended Testes" returned 17 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Socio-occupational class, region of birth and maternal age: influence on time to detection of cryptorchidism (undescended testes): a Danish nationwide register study.
 

Author(s): Karin Sørig Hougaard, Ann Dyreborg Larsen, Harald Hannerz, Anne-Marie Nybo Andersen, Kristian Tore Jørgensen, Gunnar Vase Toft, Jens Peter Bonde, Morten Søndergaard Jensen

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Cryptorchidism (undescended testes) is associated with poor male fertility, but can be alleviated and fertility preserved to some degree by early detection and treatment. Here we assess the influence of socio-occupational class, geographical region, maternal age and birth cohort on ...

Last Updated: 11 Mar 2014

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Laparoscopic management of 128 undescended testes: our experience.
 

Author(s): Afzal Sheikh, Bilal Mirza, Sarfraz Ahmad, Lubna Ijaz, Kanchan Kayastha, Shahid Iqbal

Journal: Afr J Paediatr Surg. ;9(2):106-8.

 

To describe different laparoscopic procedures in the management of impalpable undescended testes (UDT) and their outcome. Descriptive study.

Last Updated: 10 Aug 2012

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Unconjugated bisphenol A cord blood levels in boys with descended or undescended testes.
 

Author(s): P Fénichel, H Déchaux, C Harthe, J Gal, P Ferrari, P Pacini, K Wagner-Mahler, M Pugeat, F Brucker-Davis

Journal: Hum. Reprod.. 2012 Apr;27(4):983-90.

 

Human toxicity of bisphenol A (BPA), a weak estrogenic environmental endocrine disrupting compound, widely used in plastics, baby bottles, cans and dental sealants, is under investigation. Fetal or perinatal exposure in rodents is associated with programmed adult reproductive diseases. ...

Last Updated: 15 Mar 2012

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The terms "Undescended Testes" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Epidemiology, classification and management of undescended testes: does medication have value in its treatment?
 

Author(s): Ayhan Abacı, Gönül Çatlı, Ahmet Anık, Ece Böber

Journal: J Clin Res Pediatr Endocrinol. 2013 ;5(2):65-72.

 

Genetic, hormonal, and anatomical factors are believed to be involved in the etiology of undescended testes. Due to increased risk of infertility, testicular cancer, torsion and/or accompanying inguinal hernia (>90%) as well as cosmetic concerns, all these patients require treatment. ...

Last Updated: 10 Jun 2013

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Undescended testes: a consensus on management.
 

Author(s): E Martin Ritzén

Journal: Eur. J. Endocrinol.. 2008 Dec;159 Suppl 1():S87-90.

 

The mode of treatment best for undescended testes is controversial, and local traditions often override knowledge gained from randomized controlled studies. In order to reach a consensus within the Nordic countries on the current state-of-the-art of treatment, a group of specialists ...

Last Updated: 9 Dec 2008

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The Incidence of Congenital Undescended Testis Among Dutch Infants
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Undescended Testis

 

Last Updated: 21 May 2008

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Orchidopexy Randomized Clinical Assessment
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Unilateral Cryptorchidism

 

Last Updated: 8 Sep 2014

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Visual Guidelines and Tutoring in Pediatric Urological Surgery
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Hypospadias; Undescended Testis; Hydrocele; Ureteropelvic Junction Stenosis; Anxiety

 

Last Updated: 19 Nov 2014

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