UROLOGY ASSOCIATES

12234 Williams Road., Cumberland MD 21502

PROCEDURES, TERMINOLOGY & RELEVANT LINKS

TRUS – Biopsy of the prostate through ultrasound guidance to aid in cancer diagnosis.


Vasectomy – A popular, safe and reliable form of male sterilization performed by clipping the sperm carrying tubes of the testicle.


Hydrocelectomy – Surgical drainage and correction of fluid around the testicle.


Spermatocelectomy – Removal of fluid filled cysts that affect the male genitals.


Circumcision – Removal of the foreskin of the penis.


Cystourethroscopy – A procedure that allows examination and treatment of diseases and conditions that affect the urinary tract. Performed with the latest high definition visual equipment.


TURBT – Removal of tumors and lesions affecting the bladder.


Ureteroscopy and holmium laser lithotripsy – Allows the destruction and removal of kidney stones through hi-tech visual scopes and laser technology.


ESWL – A convenient and non-invasive procedure using ultrasound technology to destroy kidney stones from outside the body.


Macroplastique – A less invasive option for adult female stress urinary incontinence (SUI) primarily due to intrinsic sphincter deficiency (ISD)
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BOTOX – A substance injected into the bladder to aid in urge incontinence.


Interstim – A state of the art electronic device that helps control urge incontinence and aids in urinary retention.
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Stress incontinence – loss of urinary control that occurs with coughing, laughing, sneezing and lifting.


Urinary retention – the inability to urinate voluntarily.


RRP (Robot Assisted Radical Prostatectomy) – Treatment of prostate cancer by removing the prostate and accessory glands while maintaining continence and sexual function using the Davinci Robot.


Lap nephrectomy – Treatment of kidney cancer by removing the kidney through a minimal incision using a camera system.


Part. Nephrectomy – Treatment of kidney cancer by removing the tumor while safely sparing the kidney.


Rad. Orchiectomy – Treatment of testicular cancer by removal of the testicle.


PCNL – Removal of large kidney stones through the skin with a minimal incision.

Penile prosthesis – Treatment of erectile dysfunction by placing an internal medical device that allows spontaneous sexual intercourse.
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Male incontinence procedures – The treatment of the loss of urinary control following prostate cancer treatment. Procedures include the Advance male sling and the Artificial Urinary Sphincter (AUS).
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Urgent Care PC PTNS – Posterior tibial nerve stimulation to treat urinary incontinence.
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TURP – Treatment of urinary obstruction by creating a channel in the prostate. Both saline and laser modalities are available.
www.pkturp.com


UROLIFT – Urolift- A minimally invasive approach for BPH (Prostate enlargement)
urolift.com

XIAFLEX – For the treatment of Peyronie’s disease.
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UROLOGY ASSOCIATES
12234 Williams Rd.
Cumberland, MD    21502
Office Phone: (301) 724.0132
Fax: (301) 759.5874