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Urology

Urology

Urology focuses on the diseases and disorders of the kidneys and the urinary tract in both sexes. In addition to the kidneys, the focus is therefore on the bladder, the ureter and the urethra - and especially on diagnosis and therapy.

Especially in men, urologists look at the urogenital system, i.e. the male genitals. These include the prostate, the testicles and the epididymis, the vas deferens, the seminal vesicles and of course the penis. Urologists in private practice or working in a clinic have a wide range of diagnostic procedures at their disposal.

These include the detection of prostate cancer and the diagnosis and treatment of all kinds of diseases of the urinary tract and the male reproductive organs. The range of services offered by urologists includes conservative treatments - for example with medication - as well as surgeries, such as prostatectomy.

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Urology - Further information

In the search for specialists in urology you will find medical experts for therapy and surgical interventions in the area of the urine-producing and urine-discharging organs. You are suffering from prostate cancer, kidney stones, incontinence or erectile problems and need an experienced urologist? Here you will find selected urological specialists.

Specialist in urology/urologist

The urologist works with the diagnosis and therapy of diseases in all urine-producing and urine-discharging organs. This includes the kidneys, the ureter, the urinary bladder and the urethra. Urologists also cover the field of andrology and treat diseases of the male sexual organs such as the testis, epididymis, vas deferens, seminal vesicles, penis, and prostate. The most common diseases in urology include prostate cancer, urinary tract infections, urinary stones such as urinary calculi and renal calculi, bladder weakness, erectile dysfunctions and impotency, urinary bladder cancer and all forms of incontinence. Focal treatments in the field or urology include prostatectomy, cystectomy, ureteroscopy, renal calculus treatment, renal calculus treatment and the treatment of all forms of incontinence.

In addition to professional surgical knowledge, specialists in urology also have knowledge of diagnostic procedures, as well as disease-related pre- and post-diagnostic treatment. To become a urologist a physician must complete five years of postgraduate training.

Therapeutic range of services in urology

The therapeutic range of services of urology includes, among other things, androgen deprivation therapy (ADT), biopsy, chemolitholysis, chemotherapy, prostatectomy, radical prostatectomy, conventional prostatectomy, robot-assisted prostatectomy, suprapubic prostatectomy, perineal prostatectomy, endourology, ureteroscopy, urosonography, semi-rigid nephrolithopexy, transurethral resection (TUR of the prostate), conventional transurethral resection (TUR of the prostate, with laser, fluorescence-assisted transurethral resection (PDD), laser urethrotomy.

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