The cryptorchidism prevalence among infants in the general population of Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

@article{Pierik2005TheCP,
  title={The cryptorchidism prevalence among infants in the general population of Rotterdam, the Netherlands.},
  author={Frank H. Pierik and Alex Burdorf and Sabine M P F de Muinck Keizer-Schrama and Katja Pollina Wolffenbuttel and J M Rien Nijman and Rikard E. Juttmann and Robertus F A Weber},
  journal={International journal of andrology},
  year={2005},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={248-52}
}
Published trends and geographical differences in cryptorchidism rates are almost exclusively derived from hospital-based birth defect registers, which are sensitive to selection bias and incomplete reporting. This study aimed to accurately assess the cryptorchidism prevalence in the general population of Rotterdam. Of 7652 consecutive male live births, 7292 (95%) were examined for cryptorchidism at Child Healthcare Centres around the age of 1 month. In a subgroup of cases, the persistence of… CONTINUE READING

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