Department of Urology
Urology also known as genitourinary surgery is a branch of medicine which deals conditions related to urinary tract and the male reproductive system is fully equipped with urology set, lithotripsy machine etc for Endoscopic surgeries which form the bulk of the surgeries including kidney stones addressing incontinence, and treating cancer, to restore fertility Reconstructive urology is the second prominent field.
The Urology Department in Maharaja Agrasen Hospital Dwarka is a specialized medical unit that focuses on the diagnosis, treatment, and management of diseases and conditions related to the urinary tract and male reproductive system. Urologists are medical doctors with specialized training in urology, and they play a crucial role in addressing a wide range of urological issues.
Here are some key functions and services offered by the Urology Department:
- Diagnosis and Treatment of Urological Conditions: The Urology Department diagnoses and treats various urological conditions, including urinary tract infections, kidney stones, urinary incontinence, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), erectile dysfunction, and urological cancers (prostate, bladder, kidney, testicular, etc.).
- Urological Surgery: Urologists perform various surgical procedures to treat urological conditions. Common surgeries include kidney stone removal, prostatectomy (surgical removal of the prostate gland), cystoscopy (examining the bladder with a scope), and surgery for urinary incontinence.
- Prostate Cancer Screening: The Urology Department often provides prostate cancer screening, which may include a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood test and a digital rectal examination (DRE), to detect prostate cancer at an early stage.
- Male Infertility Evaluation and Treatment: Urologists evaluate and treat male infertility issues, including sperm analysis, hormonal assessment, and surgical interventions when necessary.
- Urinary Continence Management: The department offers treatments and management strategies for urinary incontinence, such as pelvic floor exercises, medication, and surgical interventions.
- Kidney Transplantation: Some Urology Departments are involved in kidney transplantation, both as donors and recipients, working in collaboration with the Transplantation Department.
- Pediatric Urology: The Urology Department may have pediatric urologists who specialize in treating urological issues in children, such as congenital anomalies and bedwetting.
- Men's Health: Urologists address men's health concerns, including sexual health, testosterone deficiency, and other urological conditions affecting men.
- Minimally Invasive Procedures: Urologists may use minimally invasive techniques, such as laparoscopy and robotic surgery, to perform urological procedures with smaller incisions, reduced pain, and faster recovery times.
- Patient Education: The Urology Department provides patient education and counseling on urological conditions, treatment options, and lifestyle modifications to improve urological health.
Urology plays a critical role in improving the quality of life for patients with urological conditions and promoting overall urological health. Urologists work closely with other medical specialties, including nephrology, oncology, and gynecology, to provide comprehensive care and ensure the best possible outcomes for patients.