Urology

Urology

Urology is a branch of medicine which deals with male and female urinary tract diseases. Urinary tract houses the kidneys, ureters, bladder and the urethra. It also deals with infections affecting the vital male parts such as penis, scrotum and prostate gland. Urology studies combine the management of both the non-surgical conditions such as benign prostatic hyperplasia and the management of surgical conditions such as kidney stones, prostate cancer and congenital abnormalities.

Bladder Neck Incision (BNI)

Bladder Neck Incision (BNI)

Bladder neck incision is a procedure carried out to make the neck of the bladder firmer in instances when an individual has a problem in passing urine resulting from a tightened neck of the bladder. A

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Cystectomy treatment

Cystectomy

Cystectomy is an operation carried out on the bladder to radically or partially remove the bladder affected by the growth and spread of cancerous cells up to the bladder wall. An incision is made on t

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Bladder Stone Removal

Bladder Stone Removal

Bladder stones are found in the bladder and there is need for removal when they become too big or the prostate becomes large. Tiny stones can be easily removed by intake of lots of water. Children wit

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Circumcision treatment

Circumcision

Circumcision is the surgical process that aims at removing the foreskin that covers the head of a flaccid penis in men. Anesthesia is applied to make the shaft numb thus reducing pain and psychologica

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Epididymal Cyst Removal

Epididymal Cyst Removal

Epididymal cyst is a non-cancerous sac in which fluid or semi- fluid stuff fill on the top of the testicle. The sac forms on the part where the testis and the spermatic cord meet, commonly known as ep

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Erectile Dysfunction Diagnosis

Erectile Dysfunction Diagnosis

Erectile dysfunction is also referred to as impotence. It is a condition in which one is unable to get or maintain a strong erection during sexual activity. Erectile dysfunction occurs to most men whe

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Erectile Dysfunction Treatment

Erectile Dysfunction Treatment

Erectile dysfunction is caused by a number of factors such as heart disease, high blood pressure, traumas, drug abuse, psychological instability, obesity among others. One receives treatment for impot

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Genital Wart Treatment

Genital Wart Treatment

Genital wart is a soft growth on the genitals or anus caused by contact with human papillomavirus. It is contagious and more risky when one engages in unprotected sex with the person who is infected w

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Hypospadias Treatment

Hypospadias Treatment

Hypospadias is a medical condition in which the urethra opening is located on the penis underside instead of it being at the top. Urethra is the urine tube that runs from the bladder to the outside of

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Inguinal Orchiectomy

Inguinal Orchiectomy

Inguinal orchiectomy is a surgical technique in which one or all the testicles including the whole spermatic cord are removed during the surgery. The surgery is done through an incision in the inguina

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IVU (Intravenous Urography)

IVU (Intravenous Urography)

Intravenous urography is a medical test that uses x-rays and other special dyes to assist an urologist in examining the patient’s urethra, ureter and kidneys. It is an x-ray procedure used to assess

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Kidney Cyst Treatment

Kidney Cyst Treatment

Kidney cysts are fluid filled sacs that form on the kidneys. Kidney cysts are often associated with serious disorders that may affect the kidney functioning if not treated. They are often detected dur

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Kidney Stones Treatment

Kidney Stones Treatment

Kidney stones can be caused by periodical buildup of waste products inform of crystals in the kidneys. The crystals buildup in the kidneys results in the formation of hard lump-like stone in the kidne

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Kidney Surgery

Kidney Surgery

Kidney surgery can be performed during a kidney transplant. Kidney transplant is the process by which a healthy kidney is transferred from one person to another individual who has a defective kidney.

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Pediatric Urology

Pediatric Urology

Pediatric urology is a medical specialty that deals with diseases affecting children’s urinary and genital systems. Pediatric urologists provide medical attention to both male and females from birth

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Penectomy treatment

Penectomy

Penectomy is the process of removing the penis through surgery due to medical or personal reasons. It is done in cases where the penile cancer has grown too deep in the penis causing a lot of discomfo

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Penile Prosthesis

Penile Prosthesis

Penile prosthesis is a medical treatment that is done to try and correct erectile dysfunction in men. The devices used as implants during the process can either be inflatable or malleable. The simple

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Peyronie\'s Disease Treatment

Peyronie\'s Disease Treatment

Pyeronie’s disorder is an erectile dysfunction that causes a lot of pain in the penis during erection. The disease causes the penis to bend and may develop after a serious penis trauma such as hitti

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Phimosis Surgery

Phimosis Surgery

Phimosis is the inability of the male foreskin to be retracted behind the penis glans in uncircumcised male individuals. Uncomplicated phimosis can always be treated by the conservative nonsurgical tr

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Prostate Biopsy treatment

Prostate Biopsy

Prostate gland biopsy is a medical test that is done to remove small samples from the prostate tissue for proper checkup under the microscope. The biopsy is taken for investigation to find any cancer

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Prostate Surgery

Prostate Surgery

Prostate surgery is a medical operation that is normally done to remove prostate cancer from the body. The surgery is most effective if the prostate cancer has not spread outside the gland. The main s

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Prostate Ultrasound

Prostate Ultrasound

Prostate ultrasound uses sound waves to examine a person’s prostate gland through pictures. Prostate ultrasounds can help in diagnosing symptoms such as difficulty in urination. The ultrasound can a

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Prostatectomy treatment

Prostatectomy

Prostatectomy is the total or partial removal of the prostate gland. It is a surgical operation that is done to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia or prostate cancer. The surgery is done by making an

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Pyeloplasty treatment

Pyeloplasty

Pyeloplasty is a surgical revision or reconstruction of the renal pelvis of the kidney. It is normally done to drain or decompress the kidneys. It is also done to treat uretero-pelvic obstruction. The

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Reverse Vasectomy

Reverse Vasectomy

Vasectomy is a surgical operation that is done to control birth permanently. During reverse vasectomy surgery, vas deferens tubes that were cut during the surgery are reconnected. It is always an outp

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Simple Orchiectomy

Simple Orchiectomy

Also referred to as orchidectomy, simple orchiectomy is an operation carried out under a local anesthesia aimed at removing one or both testicles. Simple orchiectomy is the corrective surgery for tran

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Testicular Biopsy treatment

Testicular Biopsy

Testicular Biopsy is a test meant to extract a tissue from the testicles or a testicle and then taken to the laboratory for testing the cause of infertility in males. The test also determines the pres

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Testicular Tumor Removal

Testicular Tumor Removal

Testicular tumor removal refers to uncontrolled growth and spread of cells in the testicles. A large percentage of testicular cancer develops in germ cells responsible for the manufacture of sperms. S

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Transurethral Resection of Bladder Tumors (TURBT)

Transurethral Resection of Bladder Tumors (TURBT)

TURBT is an operation which helps in diagnosing and treating the bladder cancer through complete removal of the cancer cells. It is also called transurethral resection of the bladder. A tiny camera is

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Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP)

Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP)

When the prostate becomes big, urinary issues arise. This necessitates surgery that involves cutting of the prostate tissue that is in excess and distracting the flowing of urine. An instrument known

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Ureteral Reimplantation Surgery

Ureteral Reimplantation Surgery

Ureteral reimplantation surgery is a procedure that aims at fixing a tube on the ureter to connect it with the bladder so that urine may not flow backwards to the kidney. Ureteral reimplantation surge

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Ureteral Stent Placement

Ureteral Stent Placement

Also known as ureteric stent placement, ureteral stent placement is the procedure involving the insertion of a tiny tube into the ureter so that it can bar urine from flowing from the kidney. Insertin

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Ureteral Stone Removal

Ureteral Stone Removal

There are two main strategies to the removal of ureteral stones. One is ureteroscopy, where a urologist uses an instrument (ureter scope) to locate the stone and remove it wholly or by breaking it dow

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Ureteroplasty treatment

Ureteroplasty

Ureteroplasty is a procedure surgically performed to remove uretal strictures. The ureter is a tube responsible for carrying urine from the kidneys to the bladder. Due to accidents, diseases such as e

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Ureteroscopy treatment

Ureteroscopy

Ureteroscopy is a process used to diagnose and treat many problems in the urinary tract. A small scope is carefully inserted into the bladder and ureter. Urologists use this scope for patients with ur

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Urethral Surgery

Urethral Surgery

Urethral surgery is commonly known as urethroplasty, whereby a surgical operation is undertaken to construct the urethra so as to treat disorders such as urethral strictures.Depending on the cause, lo

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Urinalysis treatment

Urinalysis

Urinalysis is a test done for urine. It is used to find out and again able to manage a variety of disorders like, kidney disease, diabetes and urinary tract infections. The doctor concerned will check

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Urinary Incontinence Treatment

Urinary Incontinence Treatment

Urinary Incontinence is a condition whereby a person is unable to control the passage of urine. It may be as a result of involuntary contraction of the bladder resulting in an urge for urination. This

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Uroflow (Urine Flow Rate Test)

Uroflow (Urine Flow Rate Test)

Uroflow is the calculation of the speed of flow of urine over time. At times, it is used to check how bladder and sphincter are working. To work out this test, urination is done into a funnel connecte

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Urology Consultation

Urology Consultation

Urology consultation refers to checking up with an urologist for medical conditions that are of effect to the male reproductive health and the urinary system. This process is mainly for males .Urologi

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Urology Ultrasound treatment

Urology Ultrasound

Urology ultrasound deals with the surgical operation and disorders affecting urinary tracts of human beings and the male reproductive organs. These organs include kidney, urethra, urinary bladder, ure

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Urostomy treatment

Urostomy

Urostomy is a surgical operation to create an opening (stoma) on the lower abdomen so as to redirect urine out of a defective bladder. A bladder might not function well as a result of a number of fact

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Varicocelectomy treatment

Varicocelectomy

Varicocelectomy refers to surgical repair of a varicocele. Variococele is the swelling of veins within the scrotum. This protuberance is caused by blood which back up in the veins. This can cause a lo

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Vasectomy treatment

Vasectomy

Also called male sterilization, vasectomy is a surgical procedure where sperm duct from each testicle is clumped, sealed or cut so as to obstruct the sperms from intermixing with semen with semen whic

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Vesicoureteral Reflux (VUR) Treatment

Vesicoureteral Reflux (VUR) Treatment

Vesicoureteral reflux is a condition where a person experience abnormal flow of urine from the ureter which links kidneys to the bladder. Urine normally flows down only from kidneys to bladder. This c

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