Laparoscopic single-stage Fowler-Stephens orchidopexy in a case with bilateral undescended testes

Soner Coban, Ali Riza Turkoglu, Muhammet Guzelsoy, Murat Ozturk, Osman Akyuz, Efe Onen, Kadir Acibucu, Salim Zengin


Nowadays laparoscopy has been used for diagnostic purposes; also it has become more preferable to place intra-abdominal testes to the scrotum than to open surgical method. In the management of nonpalpable testes, laparoscopy is a standard and widely accepted technique. The high success rates in diagnosis and treatment, as well as cosmetic results and short hospitalization periods provided by laparoscopy are the other advantages of this technique. In this case report, we shared a case of nonpalpable testes treated by laparoscopic method.


Laparoscopy; non-palpable testis; orchiopexy; hernia repair.

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