Laparoscopic marsupialization before inguinal repair of large abdominoscrotal hydroceles in infants: observation of natural history and description of technique.

@article{Abel2009LaparoscopicMB,
  title={Laparoscopic marsupialization before inguinal repair of large abdominoscrotal hydroceles in infants: observation of natural history and description of technique.},
  author={Erin J. Abel and Joseph Atkins Pettus and Brent W. Snow},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2009},
  volume={73 3},
  pages={507-9; discussion 509}
}
OBJECTIVES To develop a surgical procedure that would minimize the difficult proximal spermatic cord dissection during excision of the abdominal component of abdominoscrotal hydroceles (ASHs). Because the abdominal component is derived from the peritoneum, we postulated that complete removal of all tissue is unnecessary and laparoscopic creation of a wide… CONTINUE READING