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Ureteric catheterization

Dec 14, 2021

Ureteral catheters are implemented to be used for the catheterization of urinary tract during inter-operative procedures, that includes number of applications such as urethral occlusion for injection of contrast media, delivery of irrigation fluids to the ureter, drainage of fluids from urinary tract, access, and advancement or exchange of ancillary devices that include guidewires. Ureteral…

Urachal cyst excision

Dec 14, 2021

Urachus is a structure present during the development of the baby inside the mother while a urachal cyst is a leftover structure of the Urachus. The urachal cyst is a collection of fluid that is located under the muscle layers of the belly and above the bladder. If the infected urachal cyst does not respond…

Ultrasound-guided Percutaneous nephrostomy

Dec 14, 2021

Ultrasound-guided percutaneous nephrostomy is a surgical procedure to establish a drainage tract into the upper urinary system by puncturing the kidney directly through the skin. The purpose of establishing such a drainage system is to decompress the upper urinary passage that is caused as a consequence of supra or intravesical obstruction resulting in an increase…

TURP with cystolithotripsy

Dec 14, 2021

TURP or TransUrethral Resection of the prostate or TURP associated with Cystolithotripsy uses laser treatment in surgery that is a minimally invasive form of treatment. Simultaneous percutaneous cystolithotripsy with TURP is a gold standard method for the management of large prostates with big stones in the bladder.

Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)

Dec 14, 2021

Transurethral Resection of the prostate is a surgical operation in urology that is used to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia. TURP employs a device known as a resectoscope, that is described as a thin metal tube comprising light, camera, and loop of wire. This device is sent through the urethra to reach the prostate. The loop…

Transurethral resection & fulguration of bladder tumor (TURBT)

Dec 14, 2021

TURBT, or Transurethral resection and fulguration of bladder tumor is a procedure of treatment commonly used for the early stages or superficial (non-muscle invasive) bladder cancer. The surgery is performed using a thin, rigid cystoscope that is also known as a resectoscope. This resectoscope is put through the urethra, either under general or regional anesthesia.…

Transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy

Dec 14, 2021

Transrectal ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy or TRUS is a procedure where a sample of tissue is taken from the prostate glands and then detect the presence of cancerous cells. This series of sample tissue is taken under the microscope to be examined. The doctor puts an ultrasound probe into the rectum of the patient to examine…

Total amputation of the penis

Dec 14, 2021

Total amputation of the penis is performed on all parts of the penis in order to remove any sort of abnormal growth, that may be a result of cancerous or giant viral warts. In this procedure, there exists a possibility where a part of the penis is preserved and then covered with a surrounding skin…

Testicular biopsy

Dec 14, 2021

It is a surgical method of diagnosis where a little portion from the testicles is removed or cut out for examination. In this process of surgery, a small portion of the testicle is removed by making a small incision in the scrotal skin. Then a small portion or piece of tissue of testicle is removed…

Surgery for fracture penis

Dec 14, 2021

A penile fracture refers to the damage of tunica albuginea which is a rubbery tissue that helps the penis to increase in length and width during erection. The treatment of penile fracture is usually done by surgery. In this surgery, the surgeon stitches the tear of tunica albuginea. The surgery treatment helps the patient to…

Surgical removal of the renal cyst (Laparoscopic/open approach)

Dec 14, 2021

A renal cyst is a pocket of fluid pouching out of the kidney. Enlargement of cyst in the kidney causes discomfort in the abdomen, severe pain and high blood pressure. The surgery for removal of renal cysts can be attained by laparoscopic, robotic and open (skin incisions) approach in their surgical operations. All the above-mentioned…

Surgery for Vesicoureteric reflux (laparoscopic/ open approach)

Dec 14, 2021

Vesicoureteric reflux or vesicoureteral reflux in children is often abbreviated as VUR. Vesicoureteral reflux is a condition that occurs when urine in the bladder undergoes a reverse flow into the ureter and kidney. As mentioned above, this condition is found mostly in children and infants. VUR surgery is performed depending upon the severity of the…