Urology

Urology

Urology, also known as genitourinary surgery, is the branch of medicine that focuses on surgical and medical diseases of the male and female urinary tract system and the male reproductive organs.

Bladder Neck Incision (BNI)

Bladder Neck Incision (BNI)

Bladder neck incision is an endoscopic procedure performed under general anaesthetic. ... Retrograde ejaculation occurs in 25% of men following bladder neck incision surgery, resulting in sub-fertilit

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Cystectomy treatment

Cystectomy

a surgical operation to remove the urinary bladder.

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Bladder Stone Removal

Bladder Stone Removal

Bladder stones are hard lumps of minerals that can form inside the bladder when it's not completely empty of urine. They may not cause any symptoms if they're small enough to be passed out of the bl

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Circumcision treatment

Circumcision

1.n the action or practice of circumcising a young boy or man.n 2.n the action or practice of circumcising a girl or young woman; female circumcision.

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Epididymal Cyst Removal

Epididymal Cyst Removal

An epididymal cyst is a fluid-filled sac which grows at the top end of the testicle. It is benign (ie not caused by cancer). Some men get only one; others get several on both testicles.

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Erectile Dysfunction Diagnosis

Erectile Dysfunction Diagnosis

Erectile dysfunction (impotence) is the inability to get and keep an erection firm enough for sex. ... Problems getting or keeping an erection also can be a sign of an underlying health condition that

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Erectile Dysfunction Treatment

Erectile Dysfunction Treatment

Erectile dysfunction (ED) is the inability to get or keep an erection firm enough to have sexual intercourse. It is also sometimes also referred to as impotence. Occasional ED is not uncommon. Many me

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Genital Wart Treatment

Genital Wart Treatment

Genital warts are symptoms of a contagious sexually transmitted disease caused by some types of human papillomavirus (HPV). ... A condyloma acuminatum is a single genital wart, and condylomata acumina

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Hypospadias Treatment

Hypospadias Treatment

a congenital condition in males in which the opening of the urethra is on the underside of the penis.

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Inguinal Orchiectomy

Inguinal Orchiectomy

nguinal orchiectomy (also named orchidectomy) is a specific method of orchiectomy whereby one or both testicles and the full spermatic cord are surgically removed through an incision in the lower late

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IVU (Intravenous Urography)

IVU (Intravenous Urography)

An intravenous pyelogram (IVP), also called an intravenous urogram (IVU), is a radiological procedure used to visualize abnormalities of the urinary system, including the kidneys, ureters, and bladder

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Kidney Cyst Treatment

Kidney Cyst Treatment

Kidney cysts are round pouches of fluid that form on or in the kidneys. Kidney cysts can be associated with serious disorders that may impair kidney function. But more commonly, kidney cysts are a typ

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Kidney Stones Treatment

Kidney Stones Treatment

a hard mass formed in the kidneys, typically consisting of insoluble calcium compounds; a renal calculus.

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Kidney Surgery

Kidney Surgery

A surgical procedure using a donor kidney to treat kidney failure.

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Pediatric Urology

Pediatric Urology

Pediatric urology is a surgical subspecialty of medicine dealing with the disorders of children's genitourinary systems. Pediatric urologists provide care for both boys and girls ranging from birth t

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Penectomy treatment

Penectomy

surgical amputation of the penis.

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Penile Prosthesis

Penile Prosthesis

A penile prosthesis is another treatment option for men with erectile dysfunction (ED). These devices are either malleable or inflatable. The simplest type of prosthesis consists of a pair of malleabl

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Peyronie\'s Disease Treatment

Peyronie\'s Disease Treatment

a condition in which a fibrous region forms in the erectile tissue of the penis, causing pain and curvature during erection.

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Phimosis Surgery

Phimosis Surgery

A condition in which the foreskin of the penis is too tight to be pulled back to reveal the glans. ... If phimosis causes obstruction of the urinary stream, meaturia (blood in the urine), or pain, thi

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Prostate Biopsy treatment

Prostate Biopsy

Prostate biopsy is a procedure in which small hollow needle-core samples are removed from a man's prostate gland to be examined microscopically for the presence of cancer. It is typically performed w

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Prostate Surgery

Prostate Surgery

Prostate laser surgery is used to relieve moderate to severe urinary symptoms caused by an enlarged prostate — a condition known as benign prostatic hyperplasia ( BPH ). During prostate laser surger

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Prostate Ultrasound

Prostate Ultrasound

A prostate ultrasound is a diagnostic test used to detect potential problems with a man's prostate. An ultrasound test uses very high frequency sound waves that are passed through the body. ... This

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Prostatectomy treatment

Prostatectomy

a surgical operation to remove all or part of the prostate gland.

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Pyeloplasty treatment

Pyeloplasty

Pyeloplasty is the surgical reconstruction or revision of the renal pelvis to drain and decompress the kidney. Most commonly it is performed to treat an uretero-pelvic junction obstruction if residual

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Reverse Vasectomy

Reverse Vasectomy

Vasectomy reversal is a term used for surgical procedures that reconnect the male reproductive tract after interruption by a vasectomy. Two procedures are possible at the time of vasectomy reversal: v

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Simple Orchiectomy

Simple Orchiectomy

Orchiectomy. ... The removal of both testicles (bilateral orchiectomy) is the surgical form of castration. There are three main types of orchiectomy: simple, subcapsular, and inguinal. The first two t

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Testicular Biopsy treatment

Testicular Biopsy

A testicular biopsy is a test to remove a small sample of tissue from one or both testicles . The tissue is then looked at under a microscope to see if the man is able to father a child. The testicles

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Testicular Tumor Removal

Testicular Tumor Removal

Testicular cancer: A malignant tumor of the male sex organ (testicle) that normally produces the hormone testosterone. It is one of the most common cancers in young men.

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Transurethral Resection of Bladder Tumors (TURBT)

Transurethral Resection of Bladder Tumors (TURBT)

A TURBT is a procedure in which bladder tumors can be removed from the bladder wall. This is a procedure performed completely with a scope that is inserted through the urethra into the bladder. It is

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Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP)

Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP)

Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) is a surgery used to treat urinary problems due to an enlarged prostate. A combined visual and surgical instrument (resectoscope) is inserted through the

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Ureteral Reimplantation Surgery

Ureteral Reimplantation Surgery

Ureteral reimplantation is a surgery to fix the tubes that connect the bladder to the kidneys. The surgery changes the position of the tubes at the point where they join the bladder to stop urine from

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Ureteral Stent Placement

Ureteral Stent Placement

A ureteral stent, sometimes as well called ureteric stent, is a thin tube inserted into the ureter to prevent or treat obstruction of the urine flow from the kidney. The length of the stents used in a

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Ureteral Stone Removal

Ureteral Stone Removal

Kidney stone disease, also known as urolithiasis, is when a solid piece of material (kidney stone) occurs in the urinary tract. Kidney stones typically form in the kidney and leave the body in the uri

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Ureteroplasty treatment

Ureteroplasty

Surgical reconstruction of the ureters.

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Ureteroscopy treatment

Ureteroscopy

A ureteroscopy is an examination or procedure using a ureteroscope. A ureteroscope, like a cystoscope, is an instrument for examining the inside of the urinary tract.

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Urethral Surgery

Urethral Surgery

In anatomy, the urethra (from Greek οὐρήθρα – ourḗthrā) is a tube that connects the urinary bladder to the urinary meatus for the removal of fluids from the body. In male placental mammal

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Urinalysis treatment

Urinalysis

analysis of urine by physical, chemical, and microscopical means to test for the presence of disease, drugs, etc.

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Urinary Incontinence Treatment

Urinary Incontinence Treatment

Urinary incontinence is the involuntary leakage of urine; in simple terms, it means a person urinates when they do not want to. Control over the urinary sphincter is either lost or weakened. Urinary i

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Uroflow (Urine Flow Rate Test)

Uroflow (Urine Flow Rate Test)

uroflowmetry. [yoo͡r′′ōflō′mətrē] continuous recording of urine flow by means of a device consisting of a cylinder placed on a transducer that weighs the urine entering the cylinder during

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Urology Consultation

Urology Consultation

the branch of medicine and physiology concerned with the function and disorders of the urinary system.

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Urology Ultrasound treatment

Urology Ultrasound

the branch of medicine and physiology concerned with the function and disorders of the urinary system.

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Urostomy treatment

Urostomy

A urostomy is a surgical procedure that creates a stoma (artificial opening) for the urinary system. A urostomy is made to avail for urinary diversion in cases where drainage of urine through the blad

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Varicocelectomy treatment

Varicocelectomy

surgical treatment of varicocele by excision of the affected veins often with removal of part of the scrotum.

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Vasectomy treatment

Vasectomy

the surgical cutting and sealing of part of each vas deferens, typically as a means of sterilization.

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Vesicoureteral Reflux (VUR) Treatment

Vesicoureteral Reflux (VUR) Treatment

Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) is a condition in which urine flows retrograde, or backward, from the bladder into the ureters/kidneys.

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