Urological Diseases and Procedures

Disclaimer: This information is not intended to substitute a consultation with an Urologist. Evaluation will always start with a good history, physical examination, blood tests, including male hormone profile, PSA and other relevant tests.

Blood test results will vary from patient to patient due to the patient history, age and health and therefore reference ranges cannot be given.

Highly specialised technology and equipment is used in the treatment procedures, some of which include:

PROSTATE DISEASE

PROSTATE DISEASE

Prostate disease is a general term that describes a number of medical conditions that can affect the prostate gland.

MALE INFERTILITY

MALE INFERTILITY

Male infertility refers to the inability of a male to achieve a pregnancy in a fertile female. In humans it accounts for 40-50% of infertility. Male infertility is commonly due to deficiencies in the semen.

BLADDER PROBLEMS

BLADDER PROBLEMS

Recognise the warning signs and symptoms of a bladder control problem. Know when you should seek a doctor’s help and how you can get the most out of your visit.

UROLOGICAL CANCER MANAGEMENT

UROLOGICAL CANCER MANAGEMENT

Prostate cancer treatment depends on the patient age, health, extent and aggressiveness of the cancer.

FEMALE UROLOGY

FEMALE UROLOGY

The subspecialty of female urology is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of those urinary tract disorders most prevalent in females

TESTICULAR CANCER

TESTICULAR CANCER

Testicular cancer is a disease in which cells in one or both testicles become malignant (Cancerous).

PROSTATE SPECIFIC ANTIGENS (PSA)

PROSTATE SPECIFIC ANTIGENS (PSA)

PSA is a protein circulating in the blood of normal prostate cells as well as prostate cancer cells.

KIDNEY STONES

KIDNEY STONES

A kidney stone is a hard, crystalline mineral material formed within the kidney or urinary tract.

URINE ANALYSIS

URINE ANALYSIS

This test is a diagnostic test. Substances such as proteins and glucose can be early signs of various health concerns such as diabetes, kidney diseases and urinary tract infections.

STD

STD

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), or sexually transmitted infections (STIs), are generally acquired by sexual contact.

CYTOLOGY

CYTOLOGY

Cytology is a detailed examination of a urine specimen looking for abnormal blood cells; inflammatory cells; organisms and important cancer cells.

PAEDIATRIC UROLOGY

PAEDIATRIC UROLOGY

Pediatric urology is a surgical subspecialty of medicine dealing with the disorders of children’s genitourinary systems.