Scrotoscopic Surgery - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128150085, 9780128150092

Scrotoscopic Surgery

1st Edition

Editors: Jinrui Yang
eBook ISBN: 9780128150092
Paperback ISBN: 9780128150085
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st November 2018
Page Count: 242
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Scrotoscopic Surgery presents a systematic approach to the theory, procedures and clinical application of scrotoscopic techniques for the improved treatment of scrotal diseases. Currently, open operations remain the most common choices to treat scrotal content diseases, such as epididymal cyst and hydrocele. However, open surgeries also bring disadvantages, including discomfort, damage and complications. To solve these problems, this book presents best practices for scrotoscopic surgery, providing practitioners with tactics that will help them ensure the best outcomes for patients.

Key Features

  • Introduces scrotoscopic surgery in the context of anatomy, surgical indications, surgical preparations and surgical procedures
  • Presents original case pictures from experienced contributors
  • Provides anatomical reminders, an introduction, contraindications and diagnostic and therapeutic indications


Urologists and basic scientists and researchers

Table of Contents

1: Applied anatomy of the scrotum and its contents

2: Surgical instruments and equipment for scrotoscopic surgery

3: The indications and anesthesia for scrotoscopic surgery

4: The general surgical technique of scrotoscopic surgery

5: The basic skills for scrotoscopic surgery

6: The diagnostic and emergency applications of scrotoscopy

6.1: The examination and biopsy under scrotoscope

6.2: The management of testicular torsion under scrotoscope

6.3: The management of closed scrotal trauma under scrotoscope

6.4: The management of epididymal abscess under scrotoscope

6.5: The management of old hematoma of tunica vaginalis under scrotoscope

6.6: The management of pyocele under scrotoscope

7: Scrotoscope-assisted scrotal surgery

7.1: Scrotoscope-assisted testicular biopsy

7.2: Scrotoscope-assisted vaginectomy

7.3: Scrotoscope-assisted surgery of spermatic hydrocele

7.4: Scrotoscope-assisted excision of intra-scrotal mass excision with mini-incision

7.5: Scrotoscope-assisted excision of scrotal wall masses

8: Scrotoscopic surgery of scrotum and contents

8.1: Scrotoscopic excision of epididymal cysts

8.2: Scrotoscopic excision of scrotal wall cysts

8.3: Scrotoscopic excision of epididymal (caput) masses

8.4: Scrotoscopic epididymectomy

8.5: Scrotoscopic excision of epididymal (cauda) masses

8.6: Scrotoscopy-assisted introcapsular orchiectomy

9: Complications of the scrotal approach

10: The nursing care for scrotoscopic surgery

Appendix: Related publications and awards


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About the Editor

Jinrui Yang

Prof. Yang is the Vice Director of the Department of Urology at the Second Xiangya Hospital of Central South University. He has practiced medicine for 40 years and specializes in endourology. He has completed over 4,000 endourological surgeries and has conducted scrotoscopic surgery for the treatment of scrotal diseases since 1990. He is the originator of the systematic theory and techniques for scrotoscopic surgery.

Affiliations and Expertise

Vice Director, Department of Urology, Xiangya Hospital of Central South University, Changsha, China

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