Microsurgical identification and excision of an intratesticular mass

Partial orchiectomy is feasible using an operating microscope and may lead to a more precise resection.

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Volume 107, Issue 4, Page e16


Luís Felipe Sávio, M.D., Nachiketh Soodana Prakash, M.D., M.S., Raul Clavijo, M.D., Oleksandr N. Kryvenko, M.D., Ranjith Ramasamy, M.D.


Microsurgical PO should be considered for select patients as an alternative to radical orchiectomy. The microscopic approach provides a more precise resection with limited collateral damage to surrounding parenchyma.

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Fertility and Sterility

Editorial Office, American Society for Reproductive Medicine

Fertility and Sterility® is an international journal for obstetricians, gynecologists, reproductive endocrinologists, urologists, basic scientists and others who treat and investigate problems of infertility and human reproductive disorders.