Urodynamics Study (UDS)

Urodynamic study is a sophisticated office-based procedure your doctor has ordered to help define your voiding problems. This test, along with the thorough history and physical exam you already had will give your doctor the information needed to diagnose the cause and then devise an individual treatment plan tailored to you specific voiding problem.

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Vasectomy

Vasectomy refers to voluntary or elective surgical sterilization in men. In certain states, there is a mandatory waiting period from the time that you signed consent. In other states, you may have the procedure at any time after signing an informed consent. The waiting period is for your own protection to ensure that you and anyone else involved in the decision have thought about this carefully.

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Varicocelectomy

Dilation of the veins within the scrotum and around the testicles.

In adults, there are a few reasons that a varicocelectomy might be performed.

Infertility: A varicocele can lead to male infertility by disrupting the temperature regulation within the testicle. If you and your partner have been dealing with infertility, surgical correction of the varicocele can reverse male factor infertility. Your doctor will likely ask you to submit a semen analysis prior to the correction of your varicocele.

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Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP)/Transurethral Incision of the Prostate (TUIP)

Transurethral = through or across the urethra (tube to which urine axis the bladder)

Resection = cutting away or removal. Some people refer to it is “scraping.”

Incision = making a cut in

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Transurethral Resection of Bladder Tumor (TURBT)

Transurethral = through the urethra (tube through which urine exits the bladder)

Resection = cutting away or removal.

A special scope termed a “cystoscope” is placed in the urethra and guided into the bladder. The bladder tumor is cut away completely, or in other circumstances, just biopsied for analysis by the pathologist.

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Family Planning

The decision to have children is complex. For many women, family planning isn’t just about deciding whether to have kids, but also determining when. A family planning doctor can be your greatest partner in planning your family – regardless of where you are in your timeline. Family planning services are available to men, women and […]

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Prostate Screening

Prostate cancer is a cancer specific to men. Several screenings are available to identify the presence of cancer within the prostate gland – even at its earliest stages. Fortunately, prostate cancer is a highly manageable disease among most men, with some doctors recommending very conservative treatment plans to men who test positive for the disease. […]

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