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- L S Baskin
Tech Urol 2000 Mar;6(1):53-4
University of California San Francisco, USA.
Re: Antao B, Mackinnon AE. Axial fixation of testes for prevention of recurrent testicular torsion. Surgeon 2006; 4(1): 20-21.
- A Tiwari
Surgeon 2006 Dec;4(6):389-90; author reply 390
Surgeon 2006 Feb;4(1):20-1, 62
Paediatric Surgical Unit, Sheffield Children's Hospital, UK.
Testicular torsion is a surgical emergency that requires prompt exploration in order to maintain testicular viability. All testicular fixation techniques, so far in use, are not entirely reliable in preventing recurrences. Although recurrent testicular torsion after previous fixation is rare, in cases that it occurs, it is associated with atrophy of the testis or gangrene leading to loss of the testes. Read More