What Causes Testicles To Twist Despite Undergoing Orchiopexy Surgery?
Movement of the testis is expected.
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Are you still having pain from your testis? For orchidopexy what we usually do is we create a dartos pouch (a different compartment within the scrotum) and this helps the testis rest in that smaller space thereby limiting it to twist and cause pain. We also fix the testis in 3 points with non absorbable sutures to prevent infection and granuloma in the testis. Movement of the testis within the dartos pouch would be expected as long as you are not suffering in pain.
I would strongly suggest to follow up with your surgeon and raise your concerns to him since he is the most knowledgeable of what happened to you before during and after the surgery.
180 degrees is too much movement.
If you are sure that the testis rotates 180 degrees then you are at risk of torsion again. I would suggest again to see your urologist so he will be able to do a complete physical examination on your scrotum.
Absorbable sutures would stay for 70-100days then it will be replaced by fibrosis that would still fix your testis to the scrotal wall.