Rabbit cryptorchidectomy: experimental model to laparoscopic trainning

Carlos Afonso de Castro Beck Ney Luis Pippi Maurício Veloso Brun Marshal Costa Leme Emerson Antônio Contesini Rafael Stedile About the authors

Cryptorchidism is considered the congenital testicuiar disease most frequent in domestic animals, having the orchiectomy as therapeutical indication. In the present study, an unilateral cryptorchidism model in rabbit was developed, with the aim to test the viability for practicing laparoscopic diagnoses and surgery. The model preparation was easy to perform permiting the development of laparoscopic skills, simulatíng clinical situation in small animal practice.

cryptorchidism; rabbits; laparoscopic tranning

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