Ira Todd Cohen, Author at Clinical Advisor

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Orchiopexy

What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure Orchiopexy is the surgical fixation of an undescended testicle into the scrotum. Surgical approach, often determined by palpability of the testis, can vary from a two-stage laparoscopic intraabdominal autotransplantation (Fowler-Stephens procedure) to inguinal exploration and mobilization to scrotal incision with a tacking stitch. Cryptorchidism, the absence…

Inguinal hernia

What the Anesthesiologist Should Know before the Operative Procedure Repair of inguinal hernia is one of the most common surgeries performed in the United States, but anatomical, surgical, anesthetic, and medical considerations can vary greatly, especially in regard to patient age. In male infants and children, inguinal hernias arise from patency of the peritoneal tract…

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