Your surgeon has recommended a TUR-BT to remove a tumor from the lining of your bladder. About half, or 1 in 2 bladder cancers are found early. That means the tumor is still in the lining of the bladder and hasn’t spread.
What is a Female Cystoscopy? Female Cystoscopy is a simple procedure during which your doctor will insert a well-lubricated, instrument called a cystoscope through your urethra and into your bladder to try to determine the cause of a problem that you may be having. Any tissue that your doctor removes from your bladder will be sent immediately to a laboratory for … Read More
Why is a Prostate Ultrasound with Biopsies done? A prostate ultrasound with biopsies is done to test for cancer when a nodule or lump is felt. It is also done for a high PSA and for some problems especially with urination that can be a sign of prostate cancer.
SUI is a problem when the pelvic muscles that support the bladder and urethra, or the urethral sphincter are weak. Support problems can start from pressure on these muscles with pregnancy and childbirth, chronic constipation, extra body weight, smoking, coughing and certain activities like heavy lifting that are repeated often.
What is Vaporization of the Prostate? In some men the prostate gland becomes enlarged and blocks the bladder by squeezing or growing into the urethra. Laser vaporization of the prostate is a minimally invasive surgical procedure that can relieve your symptoms by un-blocking the urethra.
What is Vasectomy Surgery? A vasectomy is a surgical procedure that serves as birth control by permanently cutting off the flow of sperm to the penis.