Gim Soo Hyun

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PURPOSE Hypospadias incidence rates have been widely reported to be increasing. During the last 20 years there has been a significant increase in the number of women who delay childbearing until their mid 30s. Therefore, it was of interest to determine if increasing maternal age is an independent risk factor for hypospadias. MATERIALS AND METHODS Data(More)
OBJECTIVE To measure testicular volume and the gonadotrophin response to gonadotrophin-releasing hormone (GnRH) stimulation in adolescents undergoing left varicocelectomy. PATIENTS AND METHODS Thirteen adolescents undergoing varicocelectomy had their testicular volume and endocrine function evaluated before and after surgery. RESULTS The initial left(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the feasibility and safety of the new REVO-I robotic platform by performing Fallopian tube transection and anastomosis in live porcine models. SUBJECTS AND METHODS A prospective chronic animal study was carried out in four crossbred female pigs. The primary outcome was assessment of the pigs' 2-week survival. The secondary outcomes(More)
The term environmental estrogen refers to chemical substances that exhibit some degree of estrogen-like activity. The primary emphasis for potential adverse effects resulting from exposure to environmental estrogens is on in utero exposure because such exposures can occur during critical periods of organogenesis. Assessment of biological plausibility can be(More)
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