Role of Ultrasonography in the Preoperative Assessment of Impalpable Testes: A Single Center Experience

@inproceedings{Abbas2012RoleOU,
  title={Role of Ultrasonography in the Preoperative Assessment of Impalpable Testes: A Single Center Experience},
  author={Tariq Osman Abbas and Noora H. Al-Shahwani and Ahmed Hayati and Abdul Hady Samaha and Ibrahim El Sayed Bassiouny and Mansour J. Ali},
  booktitle={ISRN urology},
  year={2012}
}
Background. Abdominoscrotal sonogram is often used in boys with a nonpalpable testis to determine the presence of the testis. We describe our experience with the use of ultrasonography in boys with a nonpalpable testis. Methods. We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of boys aged less than 14 years, who underwent preoperative ultrasonography for an impalpable undescended testis (IUDT) between 2006 and 2010 in our institution. The results of sonography and laparoscopy were compared… CONTINUE READING

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