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Hydrocele repair - series

Procedure

Procedure

Overview

While the baby is deep asleep and pain-free (general anesthesia), an incision is made just above the groin. The open canal between the abdominal cavity and scrotum (inguinal canal) is repaired, the fluid is removed from the scrotum, and the incision is closed.

Update Date 10/9/2012

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