A surgical specialty concerned with the study, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases of the urinary tract in both sexes, and the genital tract in the male. Common urological problems include urinary obstruction, URINARY INCONTINENCE, infections, and UROGENITAL NEOPLASMS.
Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of diagnostic and therapeutic services for the urologic patient.
Surgery performed on the urinary tract or its parts in the male or female. For surgery of the male genitalia, UROLOGIC SURGICAL PROCEDURES, MALE is available.
Pathological processes of the URINARY TRACT in both males and females.
Inability to empty the URINARY BLADDER with voiding (URINATION).
Books in the field of medicine intended primarily for consultation.
Endoscopic examination, therapy or surgery of the urinary bladder.
A special service provided by volunteers to accompany patients who need help in moving about the health facility.
The course of learning of an individual or a group. It is a measure of performance plotted over time.
Surgery performed on the male genitalia.
Tumors or cancer of the UROGENITAL SYSTEM in either the male or the female.
Stones in the URINARY BLADDER; also known as vesical calculi, bladder stones, or cystoliths.
The application of electronic, computerized control systems to mechanical devices designed to perform human functions. Formerly restricted to industry, but nowadays applied to artificial organs controlled by bionic (bioelectronic) devices, like automated insulin pumps and other prostheses.
Endoscopic examination, therapy or surgery of the ureter.
Educational programs for medical graduates entering a specialty. They include formal specialty training as well as academic work in the clinical and basic medical sciences, and may lead to board certification or an advanced medical degree.
A condition in which the FORESKIN cannot be retracted to reveal the GLANS PENIS. It is due to tightness or narrowing of the foreskin opening.
A subspecialty of internal medicine concerned with the anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the kidney.
The process of choosing employees for specific types of employment. The concept includes recruitment.
Increase in constituent cells in the PROSTATE, leading to enlargement of the organ (hypertrophy) and adverse impact on the lower urinary tract function. This can be caused by increased rate of cell proliferation, reduced rate of cell death, or both.
An examination, review and verification of all financial accounts.
Painful URINATION. It is often associated with infections of the lower URINARY TRACT.
The period of history from the year 500 through 1450 of the common era.
Programs of training in medicine and medical specialties offered by hospitals for graduates of medicine to meet the requirements established by accrediting authorities.
Passage of a CATHETER into the URINARY BLADDER or kidney.
The duct which coveys URINE from the pelvis of the KIDNEY through the URETERS, BLADDER, and URETHRA.
Stipends or grants-in-aid granted by foundations or institutions to individuals for study.
A quantitative measure of the frequency on average with which articles in a journal have been cited in a given period of time.
A procedure in which a laparoscope (LAPAROSCOPES) is inserted through a small incision near the navel to examine the abdominal and pelvic organs in the PERITONEAL CAVITY. If appropriate, biopsy or surgery can be performed during laparoscopy.
Abnormal enlargement or swelling of a KIDNEY due to dilation of the KIDNEY CALICES and the KIDNEY PELVIS. It is often associated with obstruction of the URETER or chronic kidney diseases that prevents normal drainage of urine into the URINARY BLADDER.

Funding clinical research: the need for information and longer term strategies. (1/236)

The Chief Medical Officer's Working Group on Specialist Medical Training recommended that training in research methodology should be a recognised component of all postgraduate training programmes and that further consideration be given by those responsible for postgraduate education, training and research to establishing how this might be achieved. Funding of the trainee in research is a crucial aspect of this directive, yet both trainers and trainees have described this as haphazard, invariably reliant on 'soft' money. The subject has raised wide discussion and debate. A questionnaire was sent to 205 consultant urologists in the UK, 154 (75%) replied and 130 (84%) had experience of research during their training. The first report examined their opinion about the contribution of research to their training; this report covers the questions directed towards funding, the source of their funding, whether sufficient funds, advice and information were available and where they might expect to obtain such details. The replies indicated a variety of sources of funding; knowledge about the financial support available for research was sparse and the majority considered there was insufficient advice and information available for trainees on the subject. Substantial funds are available for high quality scientific research programmes providing unprecedented opportunities for multidisciplinary collaboration that is essential for advancing clinical practice alongside technological developments. The process of obtaining support can be a time-consuming exercise, raising the need for an administrative infrastructure to select, prioritise and co-ordinate an appropriate research strategy for the future.  (+info)

The urology work force in Ontario for the 21st century: feast or famine? (2/236)

OBJECTIVE: To address the issues of work-force planning and modelling in the 21st century for the specialty of urology in the Province of Ontario. DESIGN: Data (from 1991 to 1995) regarding urology physician resources were gathered from Health Canada, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, the Ontario Physician Human Resources Data Centre, the Canadian Post-M.D. Education Registry, the System for Health Area Resource Planning (SHARP) database, the Canadian Institute for Health Information and the National Physician Database. Specifically, the age and gender breakdown of currently active Ontario urologists, measures of urologist clinical activity (from Ontario Hospital Insurance Plan billings and questionnaires), inputs into and exits from the active urologist population were gathered, and estimates of future needs for urologist services, based on current population and demographic models, were made. A model to predict the balance between future needs for urology services and future supply of urologists was then created and validated against data drawn from the SHARP database. RESULTS: The model revealed that there will be a significant shortage of urologists in Ontario in the immediate and long-term future; by the year 2010 there will be a shortfall of 101 urologists in Ontario, or 51% of the total needed. CONCLUSIONS: Enlarging the urology training programs in Ontario would help to minimize the estimated shortfall. Systematic modelling of physician work-force needs for the future is necessary for the optimal allocation of health care resources. The methodology of the urology work-force model is generalizable to physician work-force planning for other specialty groups on a provincial or national basis.  (+info)

Referral for 'prostatism': developing a 'performance indicator' for the threshold between primary and secondary care? (3/236)

OBJECTIVE: We aimed to define a performance indicator at the gateway between primary and secondary care. METHOD: We carried out an analysis of referral letters sent to an urological department within the catchment area of a teaching hospital in Cardiff, Wales. The subjects were 221 sequential referral letters from 221 GPs. The main outcome measures were the information content of referral letters analysed. Letters were stratified into referral threshold groups by the presence of history, examination, routine investigations and specialized investigations. RESULTS: Three distinct categories of referral practice were identified: referrals which contained history alone; those providing history examination and a selection of routine investigations; and those providing history, examination data and the results of routine and specialized investigations. The study demonstrated that more than a third of GPs do not report the results of digital rectal examination in their referrals and only 4% record urinary flow rates and post-micturition residual urine volume. CONCLUSIONS: The majority (60%) of generalist referrals to an urology department for prostatism provide enough information for specialists to be able to prioritize appointments, but more than a third (36%) of the referrals contain inadequate information. The method has the potential of being developed into a gateway performance indicator in clinical practice.  (+info)

Translabial color Doppler for imaging in urogynecology: a preliminary report. (4/236)

OBJECTIVE: A prospective study was conducted to evaluate the use of color Doppler ultrasound in the investigation of female urinary incontinence. METHODS: Thirty-seven patients underwent a full urodynamic assessment and translabial ultrasound examination using color Doppler-capable equipment with 5-7-MHz curved array transducers, both in the supine and in the erect positions. RESULTS: More than minimal leakage was seen in 13 patients by Doppler and in 16 by fluoroscopic imaging. Results were in agreement in 28/37 cases (kappa 0.49). The observed discrepancies may have been due to initial technical difficulties, differences in bladder filling and the presence of a catheter on fluoroscopic imaging. In five incontinent patients, urethral flow velocities ranged from 0.064 to 0.34 m/s, which is equivalent to physiological venous and slow arterial blood flow and one to two orders of magnitude above the detection threshold of standard Doppler ultrasound equipment. CONCLUSIONS: Translabial color Doppler imaging of the lower urinary tract allows the documentation of fluid leakage from the bladder. It has the potential to become the new imaging standard for urogynecology.  (+info)

The diagnostic yield of intravenous urography. (5/236)

BACKGROUND: Intravenous urography (IVU) is considered an integral imaging component of the nephro-urological work-up in a wide array of clinical settings. At our institution there is an open-access policy with regard to requesting IVU studies. METHODS: In a prospective, blinded observational study we undertook to assess the diagnostic yield of IVU with respect to the source of referral (i.e. Urology, Nephrology, GP, A & E, other speciality) and the presenting features, such as renal colic, haematuria, bladder outflow obstruction, recurrent urinary tract infection (UTI) etc. Two hundred consecutive patients were evaluated. RESULTS: Overall, 23% of tests were positive. There was a highly significant difference in diagnostic yield between the groups (P<0.001 for both referral source and test indication). A positive result was most likely after referral by a kidney specialist (37.1%) and when the test indication was renal colic (42%) or haematuria (32%). The yield was <15% in all other circumstances, with 94.9% and 92.1% of GP- and other hospital speciality-initiated IVUs being negative. When investigating recurrent UTI, 91.7% of tests were negative and 86.2% were negative when the indication was bladder outflow obstruction. CONCLUSIONS: It is suggested that an open access policy for IVU is not justified, especially when cost and the risk associated with contrast media and radiation exposure are taken into account. Our study supports the abandonment of routine IVU in the investigation of UTI and bladder outflow obstruction.  (+info)

Analysis of cluster randomized trials in primary care: a practical approach. (6/236)

BACKGROUND: Cluster randomized trials increasingly are being used in health services research and in primary care, yet the majority of these trials do not account appropriately for the clustering in their analysis. OBJECTIVES: We review the main implications of adopting a cluster randomized design in primary care and highlight the practical application of appropriate analytical techniques. METHODS: The application of different analytical techniques is demonstrated through the use of empirical data from a primary care-based case study. CONCLUSION: Inappropriate analysis of cluster trials can lead to the presentation of inaccurate results and hence potentially misleading conclusions. We have demonstrated that adjustment for clustering can be applied to real-life data and we encourage more routine adoption of appropriate analytical techniques.  (+info)

Gastroenterology and urology devices; reclassification of the extracorporeal shock wave lithotripter. Food and Drug Administration, HHS. Final rule. (7/236)

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is issuing a final rule to reclassify from class III to class II the extracorporeal shock wave lithotripter, when intended for use to fragment kidney and ureteral calculi. FDA is taking this action on its own initiative in order to assure that these devices are regulated according to the appropriate degree of regulatory control needed to provide reasonable assurance of their safety and effectiveness.  (+info)

Knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding sexually transmitted infections among general practitioners and medical specialists in Karachi, Pakistan. (8/236)

OBJECTIVES: To determine the knowledge, attitudes, and practices regarding diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among specialists--that is, dermatologists, gynaecologists and urologists, and general practitioners (GPs) in Karachi, Pakistan. METHODS: Interviewers administered structured questionnaires to doctors conducting outpatient clinics at tertiary hospitals and/or private clinics in Karachi. All private clinics within a 10 km radius of the Aga Khan University, and all tertiary hospitals having more than 100 inpatient beds were included in the study. RESULTS: 100 doctors (54 specialists and 46 GPs) responded. 80 doctors reported seeing at least one STI patient/month. The most commonly diagnosed STI the doctors reported was urethritis/cervicitis syndrome. 50% of the doctors knew the recommended antibiotics for gonorrhoea though only 46% of these knew the correct dosage. Specialists were three times more likely to recognise the clinical presentation of herpes and twice as likely to treat chlamydia, syphilis, and herpes with appropriate antimicrobials than GPs. 85% of the doctors advised their STI patients regarding condom usage; 36% thought that STI patients had loose sexual morals; 43% believed STI patients were drug addicts. Over 90% of the physicians were willing to attend educational sessions and follow a national STI treatment protocol. CONCLUSION: Doctors in Karachi, especially GPs, are deficient in appropriately managing and counselling STI patients. Among the specialists, urologists and dermatologists were more likely to manage STIs correctly than gynaecologists. Karachi doctors should be educated in the correct management and counselling of STIs to prevent further spread of STIs including AIDS.  (+info)

Urology is a surgical specialty that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and conditions related to the male and female urinary tract system and the male reproductive organs. This includes the kidneys, ureters, bladder, prostate gland, and testicles. Urologists are medical doctors who have completed specialized training in this field, and they may perform various surgical procedures such as cystoscopy, lithotripsy, and radical prostatectomy to treat conditions like kidney stones, urinary tract infections, bladder cancer, enlarged prostate, and infertility.

The Urology Department in a hospital is a specialized unit that deals with the diagnosis, treatment, and management of benign and malignant medical and surgical disorders of the male and female urinary tract (kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra) and the male reproductive system. Urologists are the physicians who typically work in this department and have completed additional training and fellowship focused on subspecialties such as endourology, laparoscopy, pediatric urology, urologic oncology, reconstructive urology, and female urology. The Urology Department may also include specialized nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other healthcare professionals who work together to provide comprehensive care for patients with urological conditions.

Urologic surgical procedures refer to various types of surgeries that are performed on the urinary system and male reproductive system. These surgeries can be invasive (requiring an incision) or minimally invasive (using small incisions or scopes). They may be performed to treat a range of conditions, including but not limited to:

1. Kidney stones: Procedures such as shock wave lithotripsy, ureteroscopy, and percutaneous nephrolithotomy are used to remove or break up kidney stones.
2. Urinary tract obstructions: Surgeries like pyeloplasty and urethral dilation can be done to correct blockages in the urinary tract.
3. Prostate gland issues: Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP), simple prostatectomy, and robotic-assisted laparoscopic radical prostatectomy are some procedures used for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) or prostate cancer.
4. Bladder problems: Procedures such as cystectomy (removal of the bladder), bladder augmentation, and implantation of an artificial urinary sphincter can be done for conditions like bladder cancer or incontinence.
5. Kidney diseases: Nephrectomy (removal of a kidney) may be necessary for severe kidney damage or cancer.
6. Testicular issues: Orchiectomy (removal of one or both testicles) can be performed for testicular cancer.
7. Pelvic organ prolapse: Surgeries like sacrocolpopexy and vaginal vault suspension can help correct this condition in women.

These are just a few examples; there are many other urologic surgical procedures available to treat various conditions affecting the urinary and reproductive systems.

Urologic diseases refer to a variety of conditions that affect the urinary tract, which includes the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra in both males and females, as well as the male reproductive system. These diseases can range from relatively common conditions such as urinary tract infections (UTIs) and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), to more complex diseases like kidney stones, bladder cancer, and prostate cancer.

Some of the common urologic diseases include:

1. Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs): These are infections that occur in any part of the urinary system, including the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra. UTIs are more common in women than men.
2. Kidney Stones: These are small, hard mineral deposits that form inside the kidneys and can cause pain, nausea, and blood in the urine when passed.
3. Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH): This is a non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate gland that can cause difficulty urinating, frequent urination, and a weak urine stream.
4. Bladder Cancer: This is a type of cancer that begins in the bladder, usually in the lining of the bladder.
5. Prostate Cancer: This is a type of cancer that occurs in the prostate gland, which is a small walnut-shaped gland in men that produces seminal fluid.
6. Erectile Dysfunction (ED): This is a condition where a man has trouble achieving or maintaining an erection.
7. Overactive Bladder (OAB): This is a condition characterized by the sudden and strong need to urinate frequently, as well as involuntary loss of urine (incontinence).

Urologic diseases can affect people of all ages and genders, although some conditions are more common in certain age groups or among men or women. Treatment for urologic diseases varies depending on the specific condition and its severity, but may include medication, surgery, or lifestyle changes.

Urinary retention is a medical condition in which the bladder cannot empty completely or at all, resulting in the accumulation of urine in the bladder. This can lead to discomfort, pain, and difficulty in passing urine. Urinary retention can be acute (sudden onset) or chronic (long-term). Acute urinary retention is a medical emergency that requires immediate attention, while chronic urinary retention may be managed with medications or surgery. The causes of urinary retention include nerve damage, bladder muscle weakness, prostate gland enlargement, and side effects of certain medications.

Medical reference books are comprehensive and authoritative resources that provide detailed information about various aspects of medical science, diagnosis, treatment, and patient care. These books serve as a crucial source of knowledge for healthcare professionals, students, researchers, and educators in the medical field. They cover a wide range of topics including anatomy, physiology, pathology, pharmacology, clinical procedures, medical ethics, and public health issues.

Some common types of medical reference books are:

1. Textbooks: These are extensive resources that offer in-depth knowledge on specific medical subjects or general medical principles. They often contain illustrations, diagrams, and case studies to facilitate learning and understanding. Examples include Gray's Anatomy for detailed human anatomy or Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine for internal medicine.

2. Handbooks: These are compact and concise guides that focus on practical applications of medical knowledge. They are designed to be easily accessible and quickly referenced during patient care. Examples include the Merck Manual, which provides information on various diseases and their management, or the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Medicine for quick reference during clinical practice.

3. Formularies: These books contain detailed information about medications, including dosages, side effects, drug interactions, and contraindications. They help healthcare professionals make informed decisions when prescribing medications to patients. Examples include the British National Formulary (BNF) or the American Hospital Formulary Service (AHFS).

4. Atlases: These are visual resources that provide detailed illustrations or photographs of human anatomy, pathology, or medical procedures. They serve as valuable tools for learning and teaching medical concepts. Examples include Netter's Atlas of Human Anatomy or Sabiston Textbook of Surgery.

5. Dictionaries: These reference books provide definitions and explanations of medical terms, abbreviations, and jargon. They help healthcare professionals and students understand complex medical language. Examples include Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary or Stedman's Medical Dictionary.

6. Directories: These resources list contact information for healthcare facilities, organizations, and professionals. They are useful for locating specific services or individuals within the medical community. Examples include the American Medical Association (AMA) Directory of Physicians or the National Provider Identifier (NPI) Registry.

7. Guidelines: These books provide evidence-based recommendations for clinical practice in various medical specialties. They help healthcare professionals make informed decisions when managing patient care. Examples include the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) guidelines or the American College of Cardiology (ACC)/American Heart Association (AHA) guidelines.

8. Research compendiums: These resources compile research articles, reviews, and meta-analyses on specific medical topics. They help healthcare professionals stay up-to-date with the latest scientific findings and advancements in their field. Examples include the Cochrane Library or the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

9. Case reports: These books present detailed accounts of individual patient cases, including symptoms, diagnoses, treatments, and outcomes. They serve as valuable learning tools for healthcare professionals and students. Examples include the Archives of Internal Medicine or the New England Journal of Medicine.

10. Ethics manuals: These resources provide guidance on ethical issues in medicine, such as informed consent, patient autonomy, and confidentiality. They help healthcare professionals navigate complex moral dilemmas in their practice. Examples include the American Medical Association (AMA) Code of Medical Ethics or the World Medical Association (WMA) Declaration of Geneva.

Cystoscopy is a medical procedure that involves the insertion of a thin, flexible tube with a camera and light on the end (cystoscope) into the bladder through the urethra. This procedure allows healthcare professionals to examine the lining of the bladder and urethra for any abnormalities such as inflammation, tumors, or stones. Cystoscopy can be used for diagnostic purposes, as well as for therapeutic interventions like removing small bladder tumors or performing biopsies. It is typically performed under local or general anesthesia to minimize discomfort and pain.

A Patient Escort Service, in a medical context, refers to a service that provides assistance and transportation for patients who have mobility issues or special needs, such as elderly patients, disabled patients, or those who require medical supervision during transport. This service helps patients safely travel between different locations, such as from their homes to healthcare facilities for appointments, treatments, or procedures. Patient Escort Services may include wheelchair assistance, oxygen support, and constant monitoring of the patient's condition during transportation.

A "learning curve" is not a medical term per se, but rather a general concept that is used in various fields including medicine. It refers to the process of acquiring new skills or knowledge in a specific task or activity, and the improvement in performance that comes with experience and practice over time.

In a medical context, a learning curve may refer to the rate at which healthcare professionals acquire proficiency in a new procedure, technique, or technology. It can also describe how quickly patients learn to manage their own health conditions or treatments. The term is often used to evaluate the effectiveness of training programs and to identify areas where additional education or practice may be necessary.

It's important to note that individuals may have different learning curves depending on factors such as prior experience, innate abilities, motivation, and access to resources. Therefore, it's essential to tailor training and support to the needs of each learner to ensure optimal outcomes.

Urologic surgical procedures in males refer to various surgical operations performed on the male urinary system and reproductive organs. These may include:

1. Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP): A procedure used to treat an enlarged prostate, where excess tissue is removed through the urethra using a specialized instrument.
2. Radical Prostatectomy: The surgical removal of the entire prostate gland and some surrounding tissues, usually performed as a treatment for prostate cancer.
3. Cystectomy: Surgical removal of the bladder, often due to bladder cancer. In males, this procedure may also involve removing the prostate and seminal vesicles.
4. Nephrectomy: The surgical removal of a kidney, usually performed due to kidney disease or cancer.
5. Pyeloplasty: A procedure to correct a blockage in the renal pelvis, the part of the kidney where urine collects before flowing into the ureter.
6. Ureterostomy: A surgical procedure that creates an opening from the ureter to the outside of the body, often performed when a portion of the urinary system needs to be bypassed or drained.
7. Orchiectomy: The surgical removal of one or both testicles, often performed as a treatment for testicular cancer.
8. Vasectomy: A minor surgical procedure for male sterilization, where the vas deferens are cut and sealed to prevent sperm from reaching the semen.
9. Testicular Sperm Extraction (TESE): A surgical procedure used to extract sperm directly from the testicles, often performed as part of assisted reproductive techniques for infertile couples.

These procedures may be performed using open surgery, laparoscopy, or robotic-assisted surgery, depending on the specific circumstances and patient factors.

Urogenital neoplasms refer to abnormal growths or tumors that occur in the urinary and genital organs. These can include various types of cancer, such as bladder cancer, kidney cancer, prostate cancer, testicular cancer, cervical cancer, ovarian cancer, and others. Some urogenital neoplasms may be benign (non-cancerous), while others are malignant (cancerous) and can spread to other parts of the body.

The term "urogenital" refers to the combined urinary and genital systems in the human body. The urinary system includes the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra, which are responsible for filtering waste from the blood and eliminating it as urine. The genital system includes the reproductive organs such as the ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, vagina, prostate gland, testicles, and penis.

Urogenital neoplasms can cause various symptoms depending on their location and size. Common symptoms include blood in urine, pain during urination, difficulty urinating, abnormal discharge, lumps or swelling in the genital area, and unexplained weight loss. If you experience any of these symptoms, it is important to consult a healthcare professional for further evaluation and treatment.

Urinary bladder calculi, also known as bladder stones, refer to the formation of solid mineral deposits within the urinary bladder. These calculi develop when urine becomes concentrated, allowing minerals to crystallize and stick together, forming a stone. Bladder stones can vary in size, ranging from tiny sand-like particles to larger ones that can occupy a significant portion of the bladder's volume.

Bladder stones typically form as a result of underlying urinary tract issues, such as bladder infection, enlarged prostate, nerve damage, or urinary retention. Symptoms may include lower abdominal pain, difficulty urinating, frequent urination, blood in the urine, and sudden, strong urges to urinate. If left untreated, bladder stones can lead to complications like urinary tract infections and kidney damage. Treatment usually involves surgical removal of the stones or using other minimally invasive procedures to break them up and remove the fragments.

Robotics, in the medical context, refers to the branch of technology that deals with the design, construction, operation, and application of robots in medical fields. These machines are capable of performing a variety of tasks that can aid or replicate human actions, often with high precision and accuracy. They can be used for various medical applications such as surgery, rehabilitation, prosthetics, patient care, and diagnostics. Surgical robotics, for example, allows surgeons to perform complex procedures with increased dexterity, control, and reduced fatigue, while minimizing invasiveness and improving patient outcomes.

Ureteroscopy is a medical procedure that involves the use of a ureteroscope, which is a thin, flexible or rigid fiber-optic tube with a light and camera at the end, to visualize the inside of the ureters and kidneys. The ureteroscope is inserted through the urethra and bladder, and then up into the ureter to examine it for any abnormalities such as stones, tumors, or structural issues.

During the procedure, the doctor can also remove any small stones or take a biopsy of any suspicious tissue. Ureteroscopy is typically performed under general or regional anesthesia and may require hospitalization depending on the complexity of the procedure. It is a minimally invasive alternative to traditional open surgery for diagnosing and treating ureteral and kidney conditions.

Medical education, graduate refers to the post-baccalaureate programs of study leading to a doctoral degree in medicine (MD) or osteopathic medicine (DO). These programs typically include rigorous coursework in the basic medical sciences, clinical training, and research experiences. The goal of medical education at this level is to prepare students to become competent, caring physicians who are able to provide high-quality medical care to patients, conduct research to advance medical knowledge, and contribute to the improvement of health care systems.

Graduate medical education (GME) typically includes residency programs, which are postgraduate training programs that provide specialized clinical training in a particular field of medicine. Residency programs typically last three to seven years, depending on the specialty, and provide hands-on experience in diagnosing and treating patients under the supervision of experienced physicians.

Medical education at the graduate level is designed to build upon the foundational knowledge and skills acquired during undergraduate medical education (UME) and to prepare students for licensure and certification as practicing physicians. Graduates of GME programs are eligible to take licensing exams and apply for certification in their chosen specialty through professional organizations such as the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS).

Phimosis is a medical condition where the foreskin of the penis, which is the retractable sheath of skin that covers the head or glans of the penis, cannot be pulled back (retracted) over the glans. This condition is normal in uncircumcised infant boys and toddlers, but most boys can retract their foreskins by the time they reach puberty.

In some cases, phimosis may cause no symptoms or problems, while in others it may lead to issues such as discomfort, pain, especially during sexual activity, infection, inflammation, and difficulty urinating. Phimosis can be caused by various factors, including infections, skin conditions, scarring from previous injuries or surgeries, or forceful attempts to retract the foreskin.

Treatment for phimosis depends on the underlying cause and severity of the condition. In some cases, gentle manual stretching exercises may be recommended to gradually increase the foreskin's ability to retract. In other cases, topical creams or medications may be prescribed to reduce inflammation or fight infections. If these treatments are not effective, or if phimosis is causing significant discomfort or complications, circumcision (surgical removal of the foreskin) may be considered as a last resort.

Nephrology is a branch of medicine that deals with the study and treatment of kidney diseases. A nephrologist is a medical specialist who specializes in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of various kidney-related disorders such as chronic kidney disease (CKD), acute renal failure, glomerulonephritis, hypertension, kidney stones, electrolyte imbalances, and inherited kidney diseases. They also provide care for patients who require dialysis or transplantation due to end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Nephrologists work closely with other healthcare professionals including primary care physicians, surgeons, radiologists, and pathologists to develop individualized treatment plans for their patients.

"Personnel Selection," in a medical context, refers to the process of choosing and hiring healthcare professionals for various positions within a healthcare organization or setting. This process typically involves several steps, including job analysis, recruitment, application screening, interviews, testing, background checks, and reference checks. The goal is to identify and select the most qualified, competent, and suitable candidates who possess the necessary knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors to perform the job duties effectively and safely, while also aligning with the organization's mission, values, and culture. Personnel selection in healthcare aims to ensure high-quality patient care, improve patient outcomes, reduce medical errors, and enhance overall organizational performance.

Prostatic hyperplasia, also known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), is a noncancerous enlargement of the prostate gland. The prostate gland surrounds the urethra, the tube that carries urine and semen out of the body. When the prostate gland enlarges, it can squeeze or partially block the urethra, causing problems with urination, such as a weak stream, difficulty starting or stopping the flow, and more frequent urination, especially at night. Prostatic hyperplasia is a common condition as men age and does not necessarily lead to cancer. However, it can cause significant discomfort and decreased quality of life if left untreated. Treatment options include medications, minimally invasive procedures, and surgery.

I'm sorry for any confusion, but "Financial Audit" is not a medical term. It belongs to the field of accounting and finance. A financial audit is an independent examination of an organization's financial records, statements, and accounting practices to ensure that they are accurate, complete, and in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. This process is conducted by professional auditors who are unbiased and independent from the organization being audited.

Dysuria is a medical term that describes painful or difficult urination. This symptom can be caused by various conditions, including urinary tract infections (UTIs), bladder infections, kidney stones, enlarged prostate, and certain sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Dysuria can also occur as a side effect of certain medications or medical procedures.

The pain or discomfort associated with dysuria can range from a burning sensation to a sharp stabbing pain, and it may occur during urination, immediately after urination, or throughout the day. Other symptoms that may accompany dysuria include frequent urination, urgency to urinate, cloudy or strong-smelling urine, blood in the urine, and lower abdominal or back pain.

If you are experiencing dysuria, it is important to seek medical attention promptly to determine the underlying cause and receive appropriate treatment. In many cases, dysuria can be treated effectively with antibiotics, medications, or other interventions.

A "Medical History, Medieval" typically refers to the study and documentation of medical practices, knowledge, and beliefs during the Middle Ages, which spanned approximately from the 5th to the 15th century. This era saw significant developments in medicine, including the translation and dissemination of ancient Greek and Roman medical texts, the establishment of hospitals and medical schools, and the growth of surgical techniques.

During this time, medical theories were heavily influenced by the works of Hippocrates and Galen, who believed that diseases were caused by an imbalance in the four bodily fluids or "humors" (blood, phlegm, black bile, and yellow bile). Treatments often involved attempts to restore this balance through diet, lifestyle changes, and various medical interventions such as bloodletting, purgatives, and herbal remedies.

The Medieval period also saw the rise of monastic medicine, in which monasteries and convents played a crucial role in providing medical care to the sick and poor. Monks and nuns often served as healers and were known for their knowledge of herbs and other natural remedies. Additionally, during this time, Islamic medicine flourished, with physicians such as Avicenna and Rhazes making significant contributions to the field, including the development of new surgical techniques and the creation of comprehensive medical texts that were widely translated and studied in Europe.

Overall, the Medieval period was a critical time in the development of medical knowledge and practice, laying the groundwork for many modern medical concepts and practices.

Internship: In medical terms, an internship is a supervised program of hospital-based training for physicians and surgeons who have recently graduated from medical school. The duration of an internship typically ranges from one to three years, during which the intern engages in a variety of clinical rotations in different departments such as internal medicine, surgery, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecology, psychiatry, and neurology. The primary aim of an internship is to provide newly graduated doctors with hands-on experience in patient care, diagnosis, treatment planning, and communication skills under the close supervision of experienced physicians.

Residency: A residency is a structured and intensive postgraduate medical training program that typically lasts between three and seven years, depending on the specialty. Residents are licensed physicians who have completed their internship and are now receiving advanced training in a specific area of medicine or surgery. During this period, residents work closely with experienced attending physicians to gain comprehensive knowledge and skills in their chosen field. They are responsible for managing patient care, performing surgical procedures, interpreting diagnostic tests, conducting research, teaching medical students, and participating in continuing education activities. Residency programs aim to prepare physicians for independent practice and board certification in their specialty.

Urinary catheterization is a medical procedure in which a flexible tube (catheter) is inserted into the bladder through the urethra to drain urine. This may be done to manage urinary retention, monitor urine output, or obtain a urine sample for laboratory testing. It can be performed as a clean, intermittent catheterization, or with an indwelling catheter (also known as Foley catheter) that remains in place for a longer period of time. The procedure should be performed using sterile technique to reduce the risk of urinary tract infection.

The urinary tract is a system in the body responsible for producing, storing, and eliminating urine. It includes two kidneys, two ureters, the bladder, and the urethra. The kidneys filter waste and excess fluids from the blood to produce urine, which then travels down the ureters into the bladder. When the bladder is full, urine is released through the urethra during urination. Any part of this system can become infected or inflamed, leading to conditions such as urinary tract infections (UTIs) or kidney stones.

Fellowships and scholarships in the medical context are awards given to individuals to support their education, training, or research in a specific medical field. Here are the definitions for each:

1. Fellowship: A fellowship is a competitive award given to a highly qualified individual, usually a physician or researcher, to pursue advanced training, education, or research in a specialized area of medicine. Fellowships can last from one to several years and often involve working in an academic medical center or research institution. They may include a stipend, tuition support, and other benefits.
2. Scholarship: A scholarship is a financial award given to an individual to support their education, typically for undergraduate or graduate studies. In the medical context, scholarships are often granted to students who demonstrate academic excellence, leadership potential, and a commitment to a career in medicine. Scholarships can cover tuition, fees, books, and living expenses and may be awarded by universities, professional organizations, or other entities.

Both fellowships and scholarships can provide valuable opportunities for individuals to advance their knowledge, skills, and careers in the medical field. They are often highly competitive, with selection based on a variety of factors including academic achievement, research experience, leadership potential, and personal qualities.

The Journal Impact Factor (JIF) is a measure of the frequency with which the "average article" in a journal has been cited in a particular year. It is calculated by dividing the number of current year citations to the source items published in that journal during the previous two years. For example, if a journal has an Impact Factor of 3 in 2020, that means articles published in 2018 and 2019 were cited 3 times on average in 2020. It is used to gauge the importance or rank of a journal by comparing the times it's articles are cited relative to other journals in the field. However, it has been criticized for various limitations such as being manipulated by editors and not reflecting the quality of individual articles.

Laparoscopy is a surgical procedure that involves the insertion of a laparoscope, which is a thin tube with a light and camera attached to it, through small incisions in the abdomen. This allows the surgeon to view the internal organs without making large incisions. It's commonly used to diagnose and treat various conditions such as endometriosis, ovarian cysts, infertility, and appendicitis. The advantages of laparoscopy over traditional open surgery include smaller incisions, less pain, shorter hospital stays, and quicker recovery times.

Hydronephrosis is a medical condition characterized by the swelling of one or both kidneys due to the accumulation of urine. This occurs when the flow of urine from the kidney to the bladder is obstructed, causing urine to back up into the kidney. The obstruction can be caused by various factors such as kidney stones, tumors, or congenital abnormalities. If left untreated, hydronephrosis can lead to serious complications including kidney damage and infection. It is typically diagnosed through imaging tests such as ultrasound, CT scan, or MRI.

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  • After urology residency, there are seven subspecialties recognized by the AUA (American Urological Association): Oncology Calculi Female Urology Infertility Pediatrics Transplant (renal) Neurourology. (wikipedia.org)
  • Our urology faculty include four board-certified urologists, possessing clinical and teaching expertise in pediatric urology, urologic oncology, renal transplant, stone disease, minimally invasive and robotic surgery, reconstruction, as well as general urology. (unm.edu)
  • This year will cover a wide range of andrological aspects of urology, including male fertility, erectile dysfunction and andro-oncology: the role of prostate disease on male sexuality. (uroweb.org)
  • Dr. Kenneth Pienta is the Donald S. Coffey Professor of Urology and a professor of oncology at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. (hopkinsmedicine.org)
  • Patients also benefit from our affiliation with Hartford HealthCare's Tallwood Urology and Kidney Institute which has assembled six disease-management teams - urologic oncology, kidney stones, pelvic health, men's health, general urology and chronic kidney disease - for improved coordination of care and consistency of clinical outcomes throughout the Hartford Healthcare system. (backushospital.org)
  • Our urologists treat children, men and women in a wide range of subspecialties, from general urology to more specialized issues such as male and female incontinence, infertility, kidney stones, reconstructive surgery, robotic and laparoscopic surgery, and numerous cancer treatments. (upstate.edu)
  • Dr. Habermacher's practice consists of general urology with a special interest in prostate cancer, renal cancer, and laparoscopy. (uab.edu)
  • Dr. Mark S. Litwin, UCLA Urology professor and chair, received a 2023 UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine JEDI Trailblazer Award. (uclahealth.org)
  • Dr. Kymora Scotland, assistant professor of urology and director of endourology research, has been awarded the 2023 AUA Rising Star in Urology for her research proposal, "Elucidating the Role of Biofilm-Forming Bacteria in Nephrolithiasis. (uclahealth.org)
  • Dr. Jeffrey Veale, professor of urology and director of the UCLA Kidney Transplantation Exchange Program, has won the 2023 Terasaki Medical Innovation Award for his role in developing the delayed-immune-tolerance protocol. (uclahealth.org)
  • The African Journal of Urology is the official journal of the Pan African Urological Surgeons' Association (PAUSA) The journal is a bilingual publication - publishing articles in English and French. (ajol.info)
  • The African Journal of Urology covers the whole scope of urology as well as the related basic sciences. (ajol.info)
  • These Urology CME activities will help urologists meet the American Board of Urology Maintenance of Certification (MOC) requirements of at least 90 (30 must be Category 1) CME Credits every 3 years. (cmelist.com)
  • He is board certified with the American Board of Urology. (uab.edu)
  • Urology combines the management of medical (i.e., non-surgical) conditions, such as urinary-tract infections and benign prostatic hyperplasia, with the management of surgical conditions such as bladder or prostate cancer, kidney stones, congenital abnormalities, traumatic injury, and stress incontinence. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dr. Tanya Stoyanova, associate professor of UCLA Urology, will study new treatment strategies for neuroendocrine prostate cancer, a highly aggressive form of the disease. (uclahealth.org)
  • This comprehensive list of Urology CME courses and board reviews are a great way to earn CME credits and boost your knowledge about key Urology topics including prostate cancer, bladder conditions, and much more. (cmelist.com)
  • Semmelweis University, Budapest is to host the 5th International Congress on the History of Urology, in conjunction with the Andrology Update 2011. (uroweb.org)
  • Because Urology Services treats an extraordinary range of clinical problems - erectile dysfunction, urinary incontinence, congenital abnormalities, urinary tract stones and diseases of the kidney, prostate, ureters, bladder and adrenal glands - it demands knowledge of multiple medical specialties and the latest technology. (backushospital.org)
  • Urology is a surgical specialty which deals with diseases of the male and female urinary tract (kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra). (spirehealthcare.com)
  • Although urology is classified as a surgical specialty, a knowledge of internal medicine, pediatrics, gynecology, and other specialties is required by the urologist because of the wide variety of clinical problems encountered. (osu.edu)
  • The specialty of urology is constantly changing. (osu.edu)
  • Urology is one of the most competitive and highly sought surgical specialties for physicians, with new urologists comprising less than 1.5% of United States medical-school graduates each year. (wikipedia.org)
  • Our team of expert urologists trained at some of the country's top urology hospitals. (emersonhospital.org)
  • Physicians at Emerson Health Urology know that training the next generation of urologists is essential for advancing research, treatments, and patient care. (emersonhospital.org)
  • Dr. Kymora Scotland, assistant professor of UCLA Urology, was awarded a Urology Care Foundation Humanitarian Grant to aid the efforts of urologists and projects providing patient care and education in underserved areas. (uclahealth.org)
  • In summary, urology is a rapidly changing and exciting area of medicine which requires practicing urologists to be actively involved in continuing education. (osu.edu)
  • Our urologists specialize in urinary infections and incontinence, prenatal urology disorders, genitourinary surgical reconstruction and minimally-invasive urological surgery. (hawaiipacifichealth.org)
  • He completed urology residency training at Massachusetts General Hospital and a fellowship in endourology and urinary stone disease at the University of California, San Francisco. (massgeneral.org)
  • Urology (from Greek οὖρον ouron "urine" and -λογία -logia "study of"), also known as genitourinary surgery, is the branch of medicine that focuses on surgical and medical diseases of the urinary-tract system and the reproductive organs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Thus a major spectrum of the conditions managed in urology exists under the domain of genitourinary disorders. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pediatric Urology is the subspecialty of both Urology and Pediatric Surgery dealing with disorders of children's genitourinary systems. (hawaiipacifichealth.org)
  • Dr. Geoffrey Habermacher completed his internship at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois where he also completed his Urology residency. (uab.edu)
  • We train and educate future medical professionals and conduct research to promote greater understanding of the field of urology. (unm.edu)
  • Innovating the field of urology with advanced research, education and bench-to-bedside discovery. (uclahealth.org)
  • Bennett, who was the nation's first Black woman in the field of urology, was honored by the association for her significant contributions to the field. (uclahealth.org)
  • Dr. Habermacher received several honors during his education to include the Leander W. Riba Urology Award for Outstanding Performance, Empathy, and Skill, the Charles Huggins Award for Urologic Research and the Joseph B. Whitehead Scholarship in Surgery. (uab.edu)
  • The future of robotic surgery in urology: from augmented reality to the advent of metaverse. (bvsalud.org)
  • Department of Urology specialists in female pelvic medicine are highly experienced in the diagnosis and treatment of the wide spectrum of pelvic floor disorders, from overactive bladder and incontinence to pelvic organ prolapse and urethral diverticulum. (ohsu.edu)
  • Upstate Urology offers fellowship-trained specialists in almost every urologic discipline. (upstate.edu)
  • Our urology experts are skilled at treating even the most complex disorders of the urinary system. (uclahealth.org)
  • Diagnose common and rare disorders which may be encountered in Urology. (cmelist.com)
  • Pediatric Urology services at Kapiolani offer children and their families comprehensive treatment and support for everyday urinary problems as well as highly specialized care for less common disorders. (hawaiipacifichealth.org)
  • The expert surgeons and faculty in the Division of Urology at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine is New Mexico's leader in research and surgical treatments for conditions of the urogenital tract in both male and female children and adults. (unm.edu)
  • At Advanced Urology, we are committed to giving our patients the best experience possible by focusing on innovative treatments, exceptional service and superior outcomes. (wellness.com)
  • Our physicians help community Primary Care Physicians stay up to date on treatments for patients with urology and kidney diseases, so they know when to refer people to the best urology and kidney specialists. (backushospital.org)
  • Dr. Carol Bennett, professor of urology, has been honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Association of Black Women Physicians. (uclahealth.org)
  • The UCLA Urology Telemedicine Expert Second Opinion Program offers California residents access to our faculty, who are national leaders in all aspects of Urology. (uclahealth.org)
  • Learn how the specialists at UH Urology Institute were able to help. (uhhospitals.org)
  • He serves as the Medical Director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Urology and the Chief of the Division of Urology at Newton Wellesley Hospital. (massgeneral.org)
  • Kasraeian Urology is the only center in the region and one of the very few centers in the world to provide this cutting-edge advanced diagnostic technique to its patients. (prnewswire.com)
  • two universities Tribhuvan University and Kathmandu University as well as two Autonomous institutes BP Koirala Institute of health sciences and National Academy of Medical Sciences (Bir Hospital) run the MCh Urology programme. (wikipedia.org)
  • This means patients get the very highest standard of urology and kidney care at every level of treatment - beginning in the hospital, and extending to their continuing care at home. (backushospital.org)
  • 18 November 2018 - On Thursday, 15 November 2018, an armed group attacked a specialized urology hospital in Benghazi. (who.int)
  • For women with certain types of severe incontinence, the OHSU Urology Clinic offers minimally invasive surgical treatment to correct this issue. (ohsu.edu)
  • I am very excited and proud to be able to provide this cutting edge technology at Kasraeian Urology, bringing the highest level of advanced diagnostics to the patients here in the Jacksonville area and beyond. (prnewswire.com)
  • Our extensive preferred provider network means patients get the very best urology and kidney care from providers who know their particular needs. (backushospital.org)
  • UR Medicine Urology provides the area's most advanced and comprehensive urologic care for men and women. (rochester.edu)
  • The TTUHSC Department of Urology is dedicated to providing the highest standard of urologic care in a compassionate and thorough manner using the latest technology. (ttuhsc.edu)
  • Lasers are in their infancy, but will influence the practice of urology in the management of neoplasms and, in a somewhat different context, the management of ureteral calculi. (osu.edu)
  • We offer a comprehensive educational experience encompassing all fields of urology to provide our residents with the training to succeed in either academic or private practice. (ttuhsc.edu)
  • Our goal at UCLA Urology is to provide you with fast, easy access to the physicians and services at UCLA. (uclahealth.org)
  • UCLA Urology has at the core of its mission to educate and train the next generation of leading physicians and scientists. (uclahealth.org)
  • On Saturday, 4 June, the university's Internal Medicine department will host the Congress on the History of Urology. (uroweb.org)