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Ultrasound for Cryptorchidism: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Last updated: April 17, 2015
Project Number: RB0845-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Other Diagnostics
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of ultrasound for cryptorchidism?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines associated with ultrasound for cryptorchidism?

Key Message

Two systematic reviews, six non-randomized studies, and two evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding ultrasound for cryptorchidism.