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Urology

Urology is a surgical speciality which deals with the treatment of conditions involving the male and female urinary tract and the male reproductive organs of all ages. We have world-class experts to deal with all urological problems. Our urologists are trained to diagnose, detect and manage urological disorders.

Urologists at Sanjeevni Hospital have expertise in managing the diseases that involves the kidneys, the ureters, the adrenal glands, the bladder and the urethra. Our urologists may also treat conditions of the testes, epididymis, vas deferens, seminal vesicles, prostate and penis.

The field of urology involves the medical management of conditions such as urinary tract infection and prostate enlargement through to the surgical management of conditions such as bladder cancer, prostate cancer, kidney stones and stress incontinence.

Here are the subspecialties of urology: Pediatric Urology (children’s urology) Urologic Oncology (urologic cancers) Renal (kidney) Transplant Male Infertility Calculi (urinary tract stones) Female Urology Neurourology (nervous system control of genitourinary organs)

Our urologists work in conjunction with oncologists or radiotherapists and also collaborate with nephrologists who deal with kidney conditions, gynaecologists. Etc. Our urologists may also collaborate with practitioners of pediatric surgery and colorectal surgery. Urologists at Sanjeevini Hospital perform a variety of urology procedures to diagnose and treat your cause of concern.

Below are the important urology procedures:

1. Vasectomy

Vasectomy is minor surgery that blocks the sperm from reaching the semen that is ejaculated from the penis. Semen still exists, but it has no sperm in it. After a vasectomy the testes still make sperm, but they are soaked up by the body. This is considered as a common urology procedure.

2. Vasectomy Reversal

Vasectomy reversal is a surgical technique to undo a vasectomy, this is preserved for those who plan to have a child again. It reconnects vas deferens to carry sperm from testicle into the semen.

3. Cystoscopy

Cystoscopy is a procedure that allows in examining the lining of your bladder and urethra, for this a hollow tube, cystoscope is inserted into the urethra and then passed into the bladder. This is an outpatient procedure that is done under sedation.

4. Prostrate Procedures

Urologists may perform a number of procedures to diagnose and treat prostate conditions. These include:

  • Prostate Biopsy: A procedure that helps remove the tissue samples from the prostate for laboratory examination.
  • Uro Lift: A minimally invasive procedure performed as an outpatient procedure to treat mild to moderate prostate enlargement.
  • Transurethral Needle Ablation (TUNA): A procedure that uses radiofrequency ablation to shrink prostate tissue that is causing urinary symptoms.
  • Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP): A minimally invasive procedure that uses a resectoscope for trimming and sealing the prostate tissue if it is enlarged and creates difficulty in urination.
  • Transurethral Incision of the Prostate (TUIP): A procedure used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia. A small endoscope is inserted through the urethra and special instruments create small openings in the bladder neck where it connects to the prostate. This opens the urinary channel so the urine is passed.

5. Ureteroscopy

This is an examination of upper urinary tract, which uses a ureteroscope which is passed through the urethra and bladder upto ureter to locate the stone.

6. Lithotripsy

Lithotripsy is a urology procedure which uses laser to break down stones in the kidney, bladder, or ureter. The laser break up large stones into tiny to make them pass through the urinary system.

7. Orchiopexy

Orchiopexy is a surgical procedure done to repair an undescended testicle. During this procedure, the testicle is moved from the abdomen or groin area into the scrotum. Then it is attached to the scrotum.

8. Penile Plication

During plication of the penis, an artificial erection is created from either injection of a saltwater solution or by medications. The outer skin of the penis is pulled back and then straightened, the excess tissue is cinched together again.

FAQs

1. What are the symptoms of UTI?

  • Burning or pain when you urinate
  • Cloudy, dark, bloody, smelly urine
  • Feeling the need to urinate more often than usual
  • Having the urge to urinate but not being able to
  • Leaking small amounts of urine

2. How to prevent kidney stones?

Following these tips can help
  • Increased water intake
  • Less oxalate-rich foods
  • A diet low in salt and animal protein
  • A cessation of calcium supplements

Why Sanjeevini Hospital?

Sanjeevini Hospital offers a holistic approach of care that serves the patients in need, by setting benchmarks for care using the latest possible techniques. We have equipped with the state of the art equipment for evidence-based treatment.


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