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Table 3 Basel concept of cryptorchidism treatment

From: On the descent of the epididymo-testicular unit, cryptorchidism, and prevention of infertility

1. LH-RH 1.2 mg/ day for 28 days;
  If no or partial success:
2. 500 IU hCG / week for 3 weeks;
  If no descent:
3. Orchidopexy and bilateral biopsy;
  If no bilateral Ad spermatogonia:
4. LH-RH 10 μg on alternate day for six months.
  1. LH-RH Luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (GnRH), hCG: human chorionic gonadotropin