Artificial Cryptorchidism

Alternative Name: Suspensories

Description: The maintenance of testes at body temperature during the daytime. A soft band or special underwear maintains testes in the inguinal canal.

Product Details

User: Male

Hormonal: No

Delivery Method: Testicular

Duration Type: Short-acting

Multipurpose Preventive Technology (MPT): No

Status Details

Developer: Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Toulouse, France

Project Phase: Pre-Clinical and Clinical Development

Development Stage: Phase II

Active Development: No

Status Details:
  • Small but vocal group of developed-country men has already been using the method for up to 9 years.

Additional Information

  • Mieusset R, et al. (1985). Inhibiting effect of artificial cryptorchidism on spermatogenesis. Fertili Steril. 43(4):589-94.

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