Urology is a surgical specialty involved in the management of disorders involving the Genito-Urinary System i.e. Kidneys, Ureters, Urinary bladder, Prostate and Male Genitalia – Penis and Testicles.
Urological disorders are increasing due to various factors like westernization of Dietary habits, Smoking, Alcoholism, Stress, increased longevity etc. Urological disorders are seen across all age groups and gender. Miniaturization of endoscopic equipment, availability of Lasers, Laparoscopic equipment and Hitech gadgets have revolutionized the treatment modalities in the field of urology.
The key to successful treatment is early identification of a disease, hence we have special packages tailored to different age, gender and risk groups.
With State of art Technology and Surgical Expertise STAR HOSPITALS is in the forefront in providing world class urological care to the needy at a very affordable cost.
There are several sub-specialties under it like
1.ENDO-UROLOGY: Involves the use of specialized Endoscopic devices for the treatment of various disorders. The advantages being it is minimally invasive and aids in painless treatments and early recovery of the patient. Treatments for Kidney stones, Enlarged Prostate etc. are some of the procedures done.
2.LAPAROSCOPIC UROLOGY (KEY HOLE SURGERY): majority of the Urological disorders which necessitated open surgical procedures are being done with minimal invasive procedures like Laparoscopy. Laparoscopic procedures helps in avoiding large incisions which result in severe post-operative pain and ugly scars. They reduce the length of the hospital stay and helps in early return to the work. Laparoscopic Nephrectomy, Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty are some of the examples of the procedures done in this manner. High end Laparoscopic equipment and surgical expertise have enabled us to deliver promising results.
3.RECONSTRUCTIVE UROLOGY: A branch of urology which deals with reconstruction of Anatomical defects of Genito-urinary tract, Hypospadias, Urethral Strictures etc.
4.URO-ONCOLOGY: A division of urology which deals with the cancerous lesions of the genito-urinary tract. The expert team of urologists are well versed in managing Renal tumors, Bladder cancers, Prostate cancers and Genital tumors with minimally invasive surgeries which result in complete cure and speedy recovery.
5.PAEDIATRIC UROLOGY: A majority of Genito-urological disorders are being diagnosed antenatal and a significant number of children are also being affected with various urological disorders. It is a challenge to treat this young ones with minimally invasive procedures. Surgical expertise and the state of art equipment enabled us to deliver best results.
6.ANDROLOGY: A branch of urology which deals with Infertility in men and Impotency. In nearly 50% of the Infertile couple Male factor is the cause, If evaluated properly and the underlying cause is treated there is a high chance of achieving Pregnancy. We have an expert team of doctors and infrastructure to deliver promising results. IMPOTENCY is on the rise due to several causes, we offer a thorough evaluation and varied treatment options to overcome the disease.
7.FEMALE UROLOGY: Women suffer with urinary disturbances like Frequency, Urgency, Urge incontinence, Stress urinary incontinence which significantly affect their social and family life. Proper evaluation can identify underlying causes, simple and effective treatment modalities offered help immensely in alleviating the embarrassing urinary symptoms.
8.RENAL TRANSPLANTATION: expert team of Transplant surgeons with vast experience in various modalities of renal transplants have been delivering superior results matching the international standards. The team is considered as one of the best in the country. Laparoscopic donor nephrectomy has significantly improved the patients comfort level, they have less pain, have smaller invisible scars( more cosmetic), have reduced stay in the hospital and are able to return to their routine works in a very short period of time.