Urology is the medical science dealing with male and female urinary tract and organs as well as with male reproductive organs and related diseases. The organs within the interest field of urology are kidneys, adrenal glands, ureters, urinary bladder (urinary bladder), prostate and urethra (the urine from the bladder out of the body thrown into the tubular structure), the testes, semen, transported and stored organs (epididymis, vasdeferens, vesicula seminalis) and the penis. Urology provides care for both adult and children patients.
Urinary tract obstruction, prostate enlargement, impotence, infertility, urinary incontinence, kidney and urinary tract stones, kidney, bladder, prostate and egg cancers take an important place among the diseases encountered in the practice of urology. Some other common diseases treated by urologists are urinary tract infections, sexually transmitted diseases and urological organs injuries.
In addition, especially some innate diseases of boys are also within the interest area of urology. Some of those are vesico ureteral reflux (urine escape from the bladder to the ureters and kidneys), undescended testis, inguinal hernia, hydrocele (bag of water bladder) and urinary hole is in the wrong place (hypospadias and epispadiyas. Night bed wetting, urine escape from the bladder to the kidney, all disease of foreskin and circumcision operations are also considered within the area of urology.
In addition to open surgical operations in our urology department, closed operations based on modern technological methods such as endoscopy and laparoscopy are also performed.
|Op. Dr. Esat Kaan AKBAY |