Jaboulay-Winkelmann operation

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Operation of a hydrocele.

Description

Operation of a hydrocele. Yiloren Tanidir submitted this description: After delivering the testicle through an incision in the tunica, the majority of the sac is then resected, leaving a small cuff along the borders of the testicle. After everting the remnant, bleeding may then be controlled rapidly by a running suture closing the free edges around the cord structures. Operation of a hydrocele without resection of the hydrocele sac is known as Lord’s procedure.

Bibliography

  • M. Jaboulay:
    Chirurgie des centres nerveux, des viscères et des membres.
    2 volumes. Lyon/Paris, 1902. 410 + 503 pages.

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