Urology is the branch of medicine that deals with the surgical management of kidney diseases and both the surgical and medical management of prostate and male uro-genital conditions. Urologists also deal with bladder problems in both men and women.
What we offer
The Department of Urology deals with:·
- Diagnosis and treatments of cancers of the prostate, bladder, testes, kidney and penis.
- Medical and surgical treatments for benign prostatic enlargement.
- Medical and surgical treatments of functional bladder conditions, including incontinence in women.
- Treatment for urinary tract stone disease.
- Renal obstruction, including obstructive renal failure.
- Andrology, including male infertility and erectile dysfunction.
Specialised procedures carried out in the department include:
- Radical prostatectomy for early prostate cancer.
- Cystectomy and orthotopic bladder reconstruction for bladder cancer.
- Surgery for renal tumours involving the inferior vena cava using cardio-pulmonary bypass.
- Retroperitoneal surgery for advanced testicular cancer.
- Bladder reconstruction for neuropathic and non-neuropathic bladder overactivity.
- Artificial urinary sphincter implantation.
- Laparoscopic nephrectomy.
- Shock-wave lithotripsy for urinary tract stone disease.
Outpatient Department, Suite 18, Upper Ground Floor
- From the main entrance Concourse, lower ground floor.
- Follow signs for wards and Outpatients on ground floor (walk up stairs or take the lift to ground floor).
- Walk down the corridor directly to Outpatients, turn right and follow the signs for suite 18.
- Please report to the receptionist at the desk.
Patients are admitted typically with conditions requiring the following:
- Radical prostatectomy
- Radical nephrectomy
- Radical cystectomy
- Laparoscopic nephrectomy
- Bladder reconstruction
- Retroperitoneal lymph node disection
- Percutaneous renal stone surgery
- Trans urethral resection of the prostate