Table 7Position and type of undescended testicles identified by surgery and US

Study
N (N Testicles)
Quality
Testicle Position & TypeTesticle Position by Surgery (N)Testicle Position by Imaging (N)Testicle Position Correctly Identified by Imaging N (%)
Kullendorff et al. 198562
11 (11)
Good
Intra-abdominal
Inguino-scrotal
Atrophy
Total
1
4
0
5
2*
4
0
6
0 (0.0)
4 (100.0)
NA
4 (80.0)
Al-Shareef et al. 199663
19 (24)
Fair
Intra-abdominal
Inguino-scrotal
Atrophy
Total
16
0
5
21
4
0
0
4
4 (25.0)
NA
0 (0.0)
4 (19.0)
Cain et al. 199664
64 (74)
Fair
Intra-abdominal
Inguino-scrotal
Atrophy
Total
11
42
21
74
1
40
7
48
1 (9.1)
40 (95.2)
7 (33.3)
48 (64.9)
Guvenc et al. 200579
15 (17)
Poor
Intra-abdominal
Inguino-scrotal
Atrophy
Total
7
0
6
13
6
0
2
8
6 (85.7)
NA
2 (33.3)
8 (61.5)
Kanemoto et al. 200568
46 (55)
Poor
Intra-abdominal
Inguino-scrotal
Atrophy
Total
3
35
13
51
0
29
0
29
0 (0.0)
29 (82.9)
0 (0.0)
29 (56.9)
Maghnie et al. 199472
17 (21)
Poor
Intra-abdominal
Inguino-scrotal
Atrophy
Total
4
6
6
16
2
6
5
13
1 (25.0)
6 (100.0)
5 (83.3)
12 (75.0)
Malone et al. 198573
11 (14)
Poor
Intra-abdominal
Inguino-scrotal
Atrophy
Total
7
5
1
13
1
1
0
2
1 (14.3)
1 (20.0)
0 (0.0)
2 (15.4)
Nijs et al. 200775
135 (152)
Poor
Intra-abdominal
Inguino-scrotal
Atrophy
Total
33
86
24
143
16
87
0
103
16 (48.5)
84 (97.7)
0 (0.0)
100 (69.9)
Yeung et al. 199977
21 (23)
Poor
Intra-abdominal
Inguino-scrotal
Atrophy
Total
4
10
8
22
0
9
0
9
0 (0.0)
9 (90.0)
0 (0.0)
9 (40.9)
Total
339 (391)
Intra-abdominal
Inguino-scrotal
Atrophy
86
188
84
32
176
14
29 (33.7)
173 (92.0)
14 (16.7)

NA = not applicable; N = number; US = ultrasonography

*

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