Urology

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The recent trend in Surgery is to improve the outcome of surgery through advanced surgical innovations and techniques. The onus also lies at the same time to reduce the recovery time as well as complications.

Major treatments offered

Endourology
Patients have access to a wide range of endourological techniques.

Stone (Urolithiasis)
In today's world, open surgery for stone disease is rarely necessary. The most recent methods of minimally invasive stone surgery like Ureteroscopy and PCNL are available.

Prostate : Transurethral resection ( TURP ) is the standard of care.

Urethral Stricture: Videoscopic internal urethrotomy is being offered.

Uro - Oncology

The department offers specialized treatment for all urological malignancies in Kidney, bladder, prostate, testis and penis. Patients benefit from innovative surgical techniques for treatment of pelvic and retroperitoneal malignancy.

Some of the highlights of this sub – speciality are:

Nephron sparing surgery (Partial Nephrectomy) is offered for patients with renal cancers. The major advantage of this partial nephrectomy surgery is that the entire kidney is not removed and the rest of the kidney is left behind for functioning. This surgical technique is especially beneficial for patients with diabetes and hypertension, who already have compromised renal status.

Radical Cystectomy
Transurethral surgery for bladder tumors
Penile conservation techniques for cancers of the penis

Pediatric Urology
This sub speciality deals with congenital abnormalities of the genitourinary system ( PUJ Obstruction, Vesicoureteric Reflux, Posterior Urethral Valve ) as well as urological problems encountered in children. Reconstructive surgery for hypospadias, cryptorchidism and other genital abnormalities are regularly done.

Reconstructive Urology
Major reconstructive procedures are done for urethral stricture disease, ureteric injury, ureteric stricture and congenital malformations.

Andrology
Diagnosis and treatment of Erectile dysfunction: A variety of treatment options such as oral agents, injectables and penile prosthesis are tailored to fit both the patient's underlying pathophysiology and lifestyle.

Assessment and treatment for male infertility: is provided and microsurgical procedures like varicocoele surgery, vasectomy reversal, testicular biopsy and epididymal aspiration are performed.

Uro - Gynecology
This sub specialty is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of urinary tract disorders most prevalent in women. These include stress urinary incontinence, voiding dysfunction, recurrent urinary tract infection, urethral syndrome and painful bladder syndrome.

List of doctors

Dr. Anoop Krishnan K K
MBBS, MS, MCh( Urology)
Urologist