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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)

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.

Stress incontinence – loss of urinary control that occurs with coughing, laughing, sneezing and lifting.

Urinary retention – the inability to urinate voluntarily.

RRP – Treatment of prostate cancer by removing the prostate and accessory glands while maintaining continence and sexual function.

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.

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).

Urgent Care PC PTNS – Posterior tibial nerve stimulation to treat urinary incontinence

TURP – Treatment of urinary obstruction by creating a channel in the prostate. Both saline and laser modalities are available.



XIAFLEX – For the treatment of Peyronie’s disease.