[Historical development of the surgical treatment of the undescended testicle].

Abstract

An undescended testicle can be found in about 3-4% of all newborns and in 21-23% of all premature infants. In most of the young patients, the testicle will descend spontaneously during the first year of life. Thus, at the end of the second year of life, an undescended position of the testis will remain in 1-2% of all children. Since the first successful… (More)

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