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Patient Info

  1. Operative information sheets
  2. Urological Updates on various conditions
  3. Medical papers links
  4. Case reports

Operative information sheets

Adult Male Circumcision

Circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin of the penis. more >>

BCG Bladder Installation

Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) is an inactive form of bacterium Myobacterium tuberculosis. BCG was originally developed as a vaccine against tuberculosis but has since been found to be effective against superficial bladder tumours. more >>

Bladder Neck Incision (BNI)

A Bladder Neck Incision (BNI) is an operation where an incision is made in the neck of the bladder to improve the flow of urine and to relieve urinary pressure in the bladder. more >>

Continence Assessment (Female)

We are not born continent, it is a skill that is acquired at variable ages, and for some can be varying difficulties. Bladder emptying is controlled by the sacral reflex arc using both sensory and motor impulses. more >>

Cystoscopy and/or Biopsy

A Cystoscopy is the examination of the bladder using a cystoscope, a special telescope that enables the surgeon to look in the bladder and at the openings to the ureters (tubes going to the kidneys). more >>

Erectile Dysfunction Education (Self-injection Treatment)

Erectile Dysfunction (ED) is a common problem affecting up to 10% of the male population.  ED is when you are unable to keep a firm enough erection to achieve sexual satisfaction or intercourse. more >>

Scrotal Surgery (Epididymal Cyst Excision)

The epididymis is a cordlike structure around the base of the testis where the sperm are stored. An epidiymal cyst is a collection of fluid anywhere along the epididymis. These are quite common in men over 40 years of age and in most cases the cysts are harmless and generally do not cause any pain or discomfort. more >>

Scrotal Surgery (Epididymectomy)

An Epididymectomy is the surgical removal of the epididymis, the cordlike structure around the base of the testis where the sperm are stored. more >>

Scrotal Surgery (Hydrocele)

A hydrocoele is a painless swelling of the scrotum caused by a collection of fluid around the testicle. more >>

Intermittent Clean Self Catheterisation (Female)

For a variety of reasons the bladder may not empty properly, and some urine may be left in the bladder after voiding. This is called residual urine. more >>

Lithotripsy - Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy (ESWL)

Your two kidneys filter the body’s waste products out through your urine. Sometimes this waste product can accumulate causing crystals to form; these crystals combine to form a kidney stone. more >>

Partial Nephrectomy / Nephrectomy

The kidneys filter wastes and fluid from the bloodstream and excrete this waste as urine. They maintain the amount of water and electrolytes in the body. more >>

Peyronie's Disease

Peyronie’s disease is the presence of fibrous plaques within the shaft. The plaques are formed in the tissues outside the main erectile bodies and give rise to bending and angulation of the erect penis. more >>

Post-Void Dribbling (Male)

In some men, incontinence can be as simple as a “bit of a dribble” after finishing going to the toilet. This is when a small amount of urine is passed within minutes after voiding is completed. Even though only a small amount of urine is passed, the clothes may still become wet and require changing. more >>

Radical Prostatectomy and Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection

The prostate is a small gland sitting below the bladder in men. Its function is to produce seminal fluid. more >>

Transrectal Ultrasound and Prostate Biopsy

The prostate is a walnut-size gland, situated below the bladder. It completely surrounds the urethra. Its main function is to continuously produce a thin, fluid. more >>

Transrectal Ultrasound and Prostate Biopsy (General Anaesthetic)

The prostate is a walnut-size gland, situated below the bladder. It completely surrounds the urethra. Its main function is to continuously produce a thin, fluid. more >>

Transrectal Ultrasound and Prostate Biopsy

The prostate is a walnut-size gland, situated below the bladder. It completely surrounds the urethra. Its main function is to continuously produce a thin, fluid. more >>

Transurethral Resection of Bladder Tumour (TURBT)

A bladder tumour is a cancerous growth arising from the inner lining of the bladder. more >>

Transurethral Resection of Prostate (TURP)

The prostate is a small gland sitting below the bladder in men. Its function is to produce seminal fluid. more >>

Ureteroscopy and Stone Removal

Your two kidneys filter the body’s waste products out through your urine. Sometimes this waste product can accumulate causing crystals to form; more >>

Inguinal Surgery (Varicocele Repair)

A Varicocele is where the veins of the spermatic cord become swollen, distended and knotted, forming a scrotal swelling that feels like a “bag of worms”. more >>

Vasectomy

A vasectomy is a minor surgical procedure where the vas deferens is cut and a small piece removed as a means of a permanent, safe and very effective contraception. more >>

 

Urological Updates on various conditions

Update on Bladder Cancer

The overall incidence of bladder cancer continues to increase despite recent advances in preventive strategies. Up to 20% of newly diagnosed cases of bladder cancer cases are in patients below the age of 50. more >>

Update on Prostate Cancer: Active Surveillance

Prostate cancer diagnosis is rapidly increasing and PSA screening has seen a shift towards lower grade, low volume localized prostate cancer. more >>

 

Medical papers links

Case reports

AUA Self Assessment Study Program - Question 137 of 150

A 77-year-old man with hypertension, coronary artery disease, and a creatinine of 1.9 mg/dl has gross hematuria. Cystoscopy reveals a normal bladder and bilateral retrogrades show a small right distal ureteral filling defect. On ureteroscopy there is a 5mm solitary papillary tumor and biopsy demonstrates a low grade TCC. The next step is: more >>

Public Hospital Waiting List Information

During consultation with your Specialist you have agreed that you will proceed through the Public Hospital Waiting List System for your treatment. more >>

Laparoscopic (Keyhole) Surgery

This operation involves performing the operation through 5 small incisions (5-15mm) through which a specialised camera and instruments are passed. more >>

Prostate Cancer - Treatment

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer and the second commonest cause of cancer related death in Australian males. More than any other disease, prostate cancer goes to the heart of masculinity. more >>

Robotic Laparoscopic Surgery

Laparascopic keyhole and robotic surgery can offer a quicker recovery than open surgery. more >>

10 Points On Renal Cysts

1. Renal cysts are a common incidental finding on ultrasonography. 50% of 50 year old patients will have 1 or more renal cysts on imaging. more >>

Microsurgical Vasectomy Reversal

Vasectomy reversal has become a reality due to new microsurgical techniques. The operating microscope allows the tiny lumen of the vas deferens to be re-approximated in perfect alignment. more >>

Public Hospital Waiting List Information

During consultation with your specialist you have agreed that you will proceed through the public hospital waiting list system for your treatment. more >>