Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection

Jan 2, 2020 by in UROLOGY Comments Off on Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection

Testicular cancer is a rare disease with approximately 8800 new cases diagnosed annually. However, it is the most common solid tumor in men aged 15 to 35 years. Retroperitoneal lymph…

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Testis-Sparing Surgery for Benign and Malignant Tumors

Jan 2, 2020 by in UROLOGY Comments Off on Testis-Sparing Surgery for Benign and Malignant Tumors

Simple Orchiectomy Simple orchiectomy provides an effective means of achieving castrate levels of testosterone for patients with prostate cancer or for surgical castration of transgender patients who identify as female…

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Male Urethral Sling

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Background Prostate surgery for benign or malignant disease carries a risk of inducing male stress urinary incontinence (SUI). Surgical correction was previously limited to the artificial urinary sphincter (AUS), which…

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Radical Orchiectomy

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Radical orchiectomy is typically the first step in any multidisciplinary approach to the management of men with testicular germ cell neoplasia. It yields histologic confirmation of the diagnosis, provides important…

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Varicocele Ligation

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Preoperative Planning Palpate the spermatic cord while the patient is erect. Proceed with varicocele ligation in the setting of a palpable varicocele ( Table 108.1 ) in a patient who…

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Autologous Pubovaginal Sling

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Indications The autologous pubovaginal sling is accepted as one of the gold-standard treatments for female stress urinary incontinence (SUI). The original indications for the pubovaginal sling include the correction of…

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Neuromodulation

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Introduction Neuromodulation in the form of sacral nerve modulation (SNM) for the treatment of refractory voiding dysfunction was first described by Tanagho and Schmidt in 1998. A commercially available device,…

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Epididymectomy

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Anatomy and Physiology of the Epididymis The epididymis is a long, tightly coiled single tubule located on the posterolateral aspect of the testis. The epididymis has a rich blood supply…

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Bulking Agents for Incontinence

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Preoperative Preparation and Planning Injectable urethral bulking agents are a minimally invasive treatment option for stress urinary incontinence (SUI). Bulking agents aim to restore continence by increasing urethral resistance at…

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Reconstruction of the Fossa Navicularis

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True strictures of the fossa navicularis represent a unique challenge for the reconstructive surgeon. It is essential that the etiology of the meatal stenosis and fossa stricture be understood to…

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