orchidectomy


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or·chi·dec·to·my

 (ôr′kĭ-dĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. or·chi·dec·to·mies
Variant of orchiectomy.

orchidectomy

(ˌɔːkɪˈdɛktəmɪ) or

orchiectomy

n, pl -mies
(Medicine) the surgical removal of one or both testes
[C19: from Greek orkhis testicle + -ectomy]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.orchidectomy - surgical removal of one or both testicles
ablation, cutting out, extirpation, excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
Translations
orkidektomia
orchidectomieorchiectomie

or·chi·dec·to·my

n. orquidectomía, orquectomía, extirpación de uno o ambos testículos.
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We performed orchidectomy in none of our patients, however Ayan et al16 in their study performed orchidectomy more frequently among their patients.
Pilley, later known as "Jane Anne," became the first person to undergo gender reassignment surgery when he got his orchidectomy done on the National Health Service,(http://www.
The participants receiving simple medical castration, simple bilateral orchidectomy, anti-androgen monotherapy, maximal androgen blockade, and intermittent hormone therapy accounted for 15.
Handling and reporting of orchidectomy specimens with testicular cancer: areas of consensus and variation among 25 experts and 225 European pathologists.
Effect of orchidectomy on serum concentrations of testosterone and dihydrotestosterone in patients with prostatic cancer.
The loss of bone mineral density has been reported to be more than 5% per year in patients with carcinoma prostate after bilateral orchidectomy.
The present study is the retrospective study of the gross and histopathological findings of testicular radical orchidectomy specimens and biopsies in 100 cases, received in the Department of Pathology, Shree Nijalingappa Medical College, a tertiary health-care center, Bagalkot, and peripheral centers, Bagalkot, over a period of 2 years, i.
Nevertheless, reduction in axial and appendicular bone size in both GH-intact and GH-deficient rats following orchidectomy at 6 weeks of age indicates that the effect of T on bone growth is additive and independent of GH (Kim et al.
Do not take orchidectomy so easily because nobody how old is he likes to get his testis removed.
Within cancer populations, phantom phenomena have been identified in women post-mastectomy for breast cancer and in men following orchidectomy for testicular tumours.
Colostomy was performed in 11 patients, orchidectomy in two patients, cystostomy in two patients.
A comparison of lycopene and orchidectomy vs orchidectomy alone in the management of advanced prostate cancer.