Men's Urological Health
Q - What is testosterone deficiency and what are the treatment options?
A - Testosterone deficiency, also known as hypogonadism, affects 5-8 million men in the United States. Testosterone Deficiency >
Q - What are the risk factors for erectile dysfunction and how is it treated?
A - An erection results from a complex sequence of events involving nerves, arteries, veins, muscles and tissues – and dysfunction involving any of these can result in erectile difficulties. Any of a variety of treatments can help to return sexual function, depending on the cause. In some cases, simple lifestyle changes – quitting smoking, losing weight, and exercising – can be enough. Erectile Dysfunction >
Q - What is benign prostatic hyperplasia and how is it treated?
A - Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a non-cancerous condition that affects a substantial number of men as they age, in which the enlarged prostate squeezes or partially blocks the surrounding urethra. There is a growing list of minimally invasive treatment options for BPH. Enlarged Prostate > | BPH >
Q - What is a varicocele and how should it be treated?
A - Varicocele, an enlargement of the veins within the scrotum, is not unlike the varicose veins that appear in the legs. It occurs in about one in six males Varicocele > | Microsurgical Varicocelectomy >
Women's Urological Health
Q - What is urge incontinence?
A - Urinary incontinence, or loss of bladder control, significantly affects an estimated 17 million people in the United States. Urinary Incontinence >
Q - What are the treatment options for urge incontinence?
A - If you’ve ever had to rush to the bathroom every few minutes because of a bladder infection, you know what life is like for people with overactive bladders, or “urge incontinence.” Urge Incontinence >
Q - Is there a minimally invasive treatment option for pelvic organ prolapse?
A - Robot assisted laparoscopic surgery represents a state of the art approach to the correction of vaginal prolapse. Prolapse Treatment >
Q - What are the symptoms and treatment options for UTI?
A - Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are a huge public health problem – particularly among women. Urinary Tract Infection >
Kids Urological Health
Q - What is vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) and how is it treated?
A - Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) occurs when urine stored in the bladder flows back up into the ureters (the tubes that carry urine down from the kidneys to the bladder), and often back up into the kidneys. Vesicoureteral Reflux >
Q - What is nocturnal enuresis and how can it be treated?
A - Nocturnal enuresis is involuntary urination during sleep – more commonly called bedwetting – beyond an appropriate age (around 5 years old). Nocturnal Enuresis >