A Novel Pull-Through Technique for the Surgical Management of Idiopathic Hydrocele

Onol S. Y., Ilbey Y. Ö., Onol F. F., Ozbek E., Arslan B., Akbas A.

JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, vol.181, no.3, pp.1201-1205, 2009 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 181 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.juro.2008.10.166
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF UROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1201-1205
  • Keywords: scrotum, testis, testicular hydrocele, cost-benefit analysis, complications, WINDOW OPERATION, SCLEROTHERAPY
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose: Standard surgical procedures for hydrocele may cause postoperative discomfort, temporary limitation of normal activities and complications, such as hematoma, infection, persistent swelling, chronic pain and decreased fertility. We describe a new technique in an effort to decrease these complications.