Testicular-sparing microsurgery for suspected testicular masses.

  title={Testicular-sparing microsurgery for suspected testicular masses.},
  author={Giovanni Maria Colpi and Luca Carmignani and Franco Nerva and Piediferro Guido and Franco Gadda and Fabrizio M Castiglioni},
  journal={BJU international},
  volume={96 1},
OBJECTIVE To describe a microsurgical technique for removing suspected testicular masses with sparing of the testicular parenchyma, and to describe case studies. PATIENTS AND METHODS Six men were referred with testicular lesions (3-6 mm) detected on ultrasonography (US); in one, the lesion was palpable. US showed hypoechoic lesions and in two cases were mixed hypoechoic and anechoic. In these men, the testicular lesion was identified by US before surgery, giving three-dimensional coordinates… CONTINUE READING