The testes after torsion.

  title={The testes after torsion.},
  author={Thure Krarup},
  journal={British journal of urology},
  volume={50 1},
In torsion of the testis a large proportion of testes saved by surgery develop secondary atrophy. External manual reduction may be used as a first treatment, but surgical fixation is mandatory before the patient leaves the hospital. Prophylactic fixation of the contralateral testis should always be performed as 30% of the patients will otherwise develop symptoms. The preventive operation causes no discomfort to the patient and no harm to the testis. The fertility of the torsion patients is… CONTINUE READING

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