A Systematic Review of Testicle Survival Time After a Torsion Event

@article{Mellick2017ASR,
  title={A Systematic Review of Testicle Survival Time After a Torsion Event},
  author={L. Mellick and J. Sinex and Robert W. Gibson and Kim Mears},
  journal={Pediatric Emergency Care},
  year={2017},
  volume={35},
  pages={821 - 825}
}
  • L. Mellick, J. Sinex, +1 author Kim Mears
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • Pediatric Emergency Care
  • Supplemental digital content is available in the text. Background The time window for possible salvage and survival of a torsed testicle is commonly thought to be 6 to 8 hours. However, survival of torsed testicles with or without subsequent atrophy is known to occur outside that critical time window. In this article, we performed a systematic review of the English literature to provide a more accurate understanding of reported time frames of testicle survival after a torsion event. Objectives… CONTINUE READING
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