Urology is the surgical branch that deals with the urogenital system:kidney,suprarenal, retroperitoneum, urological drainage systems, bladder, prostate (BPH) and external male genitalia (penis, scrotum). All diseases of the urogenital system, and there are many, can be diagnosed and treated at MEDICA Istanbul. The most common diseases include kidney stones, tumoxrs (kidney, bladder, prostate, testicles, etc.), and of course inflammation. Among the most frequent diseases in urology are prostate diseases:
- Prostate cancer
MEDICA Istanbul offers the
most sophisticated diagnostic methods:
- Magnetic resonance
- Computerized tomography
- PET - CT
- Cystoscopy with a
flexible cystoscope (a painless and non-traumatic method)
The diagnoses of prostate
cancer, as well as the prostate biopsy, are made using a rectal ultrasound
probe, taking at least 10 samples. Bladder tumors are also
common diseases where an exact diagnosis is made using a flexible cystoscope. The treatments of these
tumors, as well as the elderly prostate treatment are endoscopic.
Stones in the urinary
tract are one of the most common diseases in the Balkan region.
Within the diagnostics we
- Native X-rays
- I.V.U. –Ultrasound, CT
The treatment is
exclusively endoscopic because MEDICA Istanbul offers a flexible ureteronephroscope
which uses lasers for breaking up stones in any part of the kidney, bladder and urological pipes.
Male infertility and
erectile dysfunction are diagnosed and treated using the most sophisticated
diagnostic methods (Doppler, etc.).
All of the aforementioned
diagnostics and therapies, as well as consultations and second opinions, are
offered at MEDICA Istanbul by Prof. Dr. Vladimir Georgiev.