What is Urology?
Urology treats diseases of the male and female urinary systems (kidneys, ureters, and bladder). Moreover, it also addresses men's reproductive organs (penis, testes, scrotum, prostate, etc.).
Here are a few of the most typical indications and symptoms that our urology patients admit to having.
Irregular prostate exam
Pee with blood in it
Abnormal kidney function
Suspicion of kidney stones
Issues with the penis
Bladder control issues or incontinence
Infertility in men
Most common urologic surgical techniques:
A) Inpatient Surgeries
Nephrectomy: This surgery involves the removal of the kidney.
Pyeloplasty is a surgical rebuilding of the renal pelvis, a component of the kidney to drain and decompress the kidney. Surgery is almost often performed to treat ureteropelvic junction (UPJ) blockage.
Ureteral Reimplantation: The existing ureter is surgically moved or implanted again in the bladder wall. In this new orientation, the bladder muscle surrounds the end of the ureter, preventing urine from backing up (refluxing) toward the bladder.
Placement of a ureteral stent: This procedure involves inserting a small tube into the ureter to treat or prevent blockage of the kidney's urine flow. Visit our best urology hospital in Mysore for the best treatment
B) Outpatient Procedures
Circumcision: The surgical removal of all or part of the foreskin (prepuce) from the penis is known as circumcision.
Cystoscopy: This is an endoscopy through the urethra of the urinary bladder. It is performed using a device known as a cystoscope.
Hypospadias: The objective of surgical treatment is to reassemble a straight penis with a urethral opening as close to the tip as is feasible.
Fixing an inguinal hernia
Orchiopexy: An undescended testicle can be fixed permanently in the scrotum by an orchiopexy.
Repair of the buried penis, penile torsion, and chordee
You may anticipate being in the hospital for around 4-5 days. Following surgery, you'll see several tubes and other medical devices. The following is a list of some of the potential sights:
a Jackson Pratt (JP) drain that drains surplus fluid from the surgery site via your belly. Typically, this is taken out before discharge.
A device used to inject drugs.
A cardiac monitor.
Your stoma is being pierced by two tiny plastic tubes called stents. Once your urologist determines it is safe to do so, usually during your postoperative checkup, they will be taken out. Book an appointment to have the best treatment.
A stoma-covering ostomy bag.
A tube that delivers oxygen through your nose.
Rubbing your stockings to avoid blood clots.
a bandage covering your wound (s)
For females, gauze may be inserted in the vagina to stop bleeding.
Unfortunately, complications might develop following bladder removal. Thankfully, the majority of these side effects are minor and might involve:
Urinary tract infection,
Small bowel blockage, also known as ileus (a condition in which your bowels need time to "wake up" after being "asleep"),
infection of a wound,
lung conditions such as pneumonia or breathlessness,
difficulties with the nerves, such as numbness or weakness,
creation of stones
problems with metabolism or electrolytes
It is advisable to visit the doctor if the side effects are too severe and treat it immediately to prevent future complications.