Benefits of laparoscopy and the Jones technique for the nonpalpable testis.

@article{Gheiler1997BenefitsOL,
  title={Benefits of laparoscopy and the Jones technique for the nonpalpable testis.},
  author={Edward L. Gheiler and Julia Spencer Barthold and Ricardo Uribe Gonz{\'a}lez},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={1997},
  volume={158 5},
  pages={
          1948-51
        }
}
PURPOSE We report on the role of diagnostic laparoscopy combined with the Jones suprainguinal approach to orchiopexy in the treatment of abdominal testes. MATERIALS AND METHODS A retrospective review was done of 209 boys with 265 cryptorchid testes who underwent orchiopexy between January 1994 and March 1996. A subset of patients with nonpalpable testis underwent diagnostic laparoscopy and according to the laparoscopic findings either standard inguinal or suprainguinal extraperitoneal… CONTINUE READING
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