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Testicular Torsion Repair

Alternate Names : Scrotal Orchiopexy, Orchiopexy

Testicular Torsion Repair | Preparation & Expectations | Home Care and Complications

What happens right after the procedure?

After the surgery, the person will be taken to the surgery recovery room to be watched closely for a short time. Vital signs, blood pressure, pulse, and breathing will be checked frequently. A bulky bandage and a scrotal support may be applied. Some discomfort may be experienced. Pain medication is given to decrease the discomfort. This surgery is usually done in a same day surgery setting, and the man is allowed to go home after recovering from anesthesia.

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Testicular Torsion Repair: Home Care and Complications

Author: Stuart Wolf, MD
Reviewer: Gail Hendrickson, RN, BS
Date Reviewed: 05/18/01

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