Branch of medicine deals with diseases of the male and female urinary tract (kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra). It also deals with the male reproductive organs (penis, testes, scrotum, prostate, etc.). It focuses on surgical and medical diseases of the urinary-tract system and the reproductive organs. Urinary disorders include cancers of the urinary tract, incontinence (inability to control urine flow), interstitial cystitis, kidney stones, kidney failure, and urinary tract infections.
Common services offered on this specialty are:
- PCNL (Percutaneous Nephrolithonomy)
Percutaneous nephrolithotomy is a minimally-invasive procedure to remove stones from the kidney by a small puncture wound through the skin
- RIRS (Retrograde Tntrarenal Surgery)
RIRS is the least invasive procedure for doing surgery within the kidney using a viewing tube called a fiberoptic endoscope.
- URS with Laser Lithotripsy
Laser lithotripsy uses lasers to break stones that are located in the urinary tract.
- Total Systectomy
- Bladder Tumor Surgery
- Prostate sonogram
- Renal Angiogram