Frozen section analysis-guided organ-sparing approach in testicular tumors: technique, feasibility, and long-term results.

@article{Steiner2003FrozenSA,
  title={Frozen section analysis-guided organ-sparing approach in testicular tumors: technique, feasibility, and long-term results.},
  author={Hannes Steiner and Lorenz Hoeltl and Christoph Maneschg and Andreas Paul Berger and Hermann Rogatsch and Georg Bartsch and Alfred Hobisch},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2003},
  volume={62 3},
  pages={508-13}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate retrospectively the indications, surgical technique, feasibility, and follow-up data of our frozen section analysis-guided organ-sparing approach to small testicular tumors. Removal of a solitary testis or bilateral orchiectomy for testicular neoplasm results in androgen deprivation and infertility. Moreover, removal of a testis for benign lesions is to be avoided. Organ-sparing surgery aims at preserving enough testicular parenchyma to maintain physiologic endocrine… CONTINUE READING
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