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Table 1 Patient characteristics, univariate analysis comparing testicular salvage (n = 74)

From: Predictive factors for orchiectomy in adult’s spermatic cord torsion: a case‐control study

  Orchiectomy
n = 42
Orchidopexy
n = 32
P value
Age (years)
 [15-20] 19 13 0.69
 [21-80] 23 19  
Previous medical management
 Yes 30 10 <0.001
 No 12 22  
Mode of hospital admission
 Direct 07 11 0.08
 Referred 35 21  
Duration of symptoms (hours)
 ≤ 6 05 12 0.009
 > 6 37 20  
Scrotal ultrasonography
 Yes 26 09 0.004
 No 16 23  
Time to operating room (hours)
 ≤ 2 12 15 0.06
 > 2 29 07