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Orchiopexy MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Orchiopexy
Tree Number(s)
E04.950.774.860.619
Unique ID
D056126
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D056126
Annotation
check tags MALE & ANIMALS or HUMAN.
Scope Note
A surgical procedure in which an undescended testicle is sutured inside the SCROTUM in male infants or children to correct CRYPTORCHIDISM. Orchiopexy is also performed to treat TESTICULAR TORSION in adults and adolescents.
Entry Term(s)
Laparoscopic Orchiopexy
Orchidopexy
Previous Indexing
Cryptorchidism (1956-2009)
Laparoscopy (1983-2009)
Spermatic Cord Torsion (1977-2009)
Urologic Surgical Procedures, Male (1998-2009)
See Also
Orchiectomy
Public MeSH Note
2010
History Note
2010
Date Established
2010/01/01
Date of Entry
2009/07/06
Orchiopexy Preferred
Laparoscopic Orchiopexy Narrower
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