Urology

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About Urology

Urology is a surgical specialty that deals with the medical and surgical diseases related to the male and female urinary system, including the kidneys, ureters, bladder and the urethra, as well as the male reproductive system, such as the prostate, testis, and penis.  

Common Symptoms of Urological Diseases
  • Frequency, nocturia, urgency
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Weak and intermittent urine stream
  • Difficulty in urination
  • Pain and burning sensation in urination
  • Incomplete emptying of bladder
  • Cloudy urine, blood in urine
  • Loin pain and suprapubic pain
Common Urological Diseases
  • Cancer: Kidney cancer, ureter cancer, bladder cancer, prostate cancer, penis cancer, testis cancer
  • Stone: Kidney stone, ureteral stone, bladder stone, urethral stone
  • Infection and Inflammation: Recurrent urinary tract infection, cystitis (bladder infection), nephritis (kidney infection)
  • Functional urological disorder: Urinary dysfunction, urinary incontinence (stress incontinence, urge incontinence, functional incontinence, overflow incontinence), overactive bladder syndrome (OAB), nocturia, interstitial cystitis (bladder pain syndrome)
  • Prostate disease: Prostatitis, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)
  • Andrology: Male infertility, erectile dysfunction, premature ejaculation
  • Female Urology: pelvic floor dysfunction, pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence, frequency, urgency, nocturia, recurrent urinary tract infection, interstitial cystitis, vesical vaginal fistula
Our Specialty

Disease Diagnosis

  • High resolution computed tomography (HRCT)
  • MRI
  • Ultrasound
  • Cystoscopy +/- bladder biopsy
  • Cystogram study
  • Uroflommetry
  • Urodynamic study (include video urodynamic study)
  • Prostate Cancer Screening (Prostate-specific antigen (PSA), Prostate health index (PHI)
  • Transrectal / transperineal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy
  • MRI/Ultrasound fusion target prostate biopsy

Procedures and Treatments

    Kidney
    • Nephrectomy (Open or laparoscopic)
    • Partial nephrectomy (open, laparoscopic , robotic assisted)
    • Pyeloplasty
    • Percutaneous nephrolothotomy (PCNL)
    • ExtraCorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL)
    • Percutaneous nephrostomy
    Ureter
    • Diagnostic ureteroscopy with ureteric biopsy and ureteric dilatation
    • Ureteroscopic removal of stones (URS)
    • Ureteroscopic lithotripsy (URSL)
    • Double J stents insertion or removal
    Bladder
    • Transurethral Resection of bladder tumour (TURBT)
    • Total cystectomy with urostomy / continent diversion (Open/ laparoscopic/ robotic-assisted )
    • Botox injection - for voiding dysfunction
    Prostate
    • Transurethral resection of prostate (TURP) (Monopolar, bipolar or green light laser) – for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)
    • Robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy - for prostate cancer
    Testis
    • Vasectomy
    • Excision of varicocele
    • Orchiectomy
    Penis
    • Circumcision
    Urethra
    • Urethral dilatation
    • Insertion and removal of suprapublic catheters
    Anti-incontinence surgery for female urinary incontinence
    • Mid urethral sling surgery (synthetic mesh or own tissues harvesting)
    • Repair of bladder prolapse
    Other treatments for voiding dysfunction
    • Percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS)
    • Electrostimulation for stress urinary incontinence
    • Cystistat bladder instillation for bladder painful syndrome

    Treatment of Genito Urinary Syndrome of menopause

Our Team

Virtus Urology Specialists

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