COMPLETE LIST OF PROCEDURES DONE BY UROLOGY
UST Hospital Ambulatory
Surgery – Urology
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sat
8:00 am – 11:00am
Also known as “Bladder augmentation”. Usually done in patients with limited bladder capacity and increased bladder pressure. This pressure is detrimental to your kidneys. A segment of the bowel is used to expand the bladder volume.
Brachytherapy is a type of radiation therapy usually done in selected prostate cancer patients. Radio active seeds are implanted to the target organ and this seeds emit radiation killing cancer cells.
Cystectomy is an open procedure done in certain types of bladder cancer. This involves removing the bladder and replacing it with a bowel segment to make a conduit.
An office or operating room procedure were a flexible/rigid scope is inserted through the urethra to visualize the bladder. Anesthesia is usually not indicated.
Cystolutholapaxy uses mechanical force to break bladder stones. A cystoscope is used to gain access to the bladder. No incision in this type of surgery.
Repair of bladder injury in trauma patients using sutures. May be done laparoscopically or open
An office or operating room procedure. Done in males with recurrent UTI 2nd to severe phimosis
Laparoscopic surgery of removing one kidney from a suitable donor for transplantation.
Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy
Delivers shockwaves to dissolve/fragment kidney stones. An out patient procedure under anesthesia.
Surgery performed for patients with genital trauma, stenosis, congenital anomalies. Done with primary repair or flaps/grafts.
OR procedure to correct any forms of hernia using open or laparoscopic techniques, primary repair or with mesh. Can be done as outpatient procedure or 1–2-day admission under anesthesia.
OR procedure done in patients with certain defects that have a fluid filled sac surrounding the testis.
An oncologic form of surgery that removes a certain tumor and preserves the remaining normal functioning kidney. Done in renal cancer patients with chronic kidney disease.
Endoscopic procedure under anesthesia using lasers to dissolve/fragment stones.
Also called orthotopic neobladder reconstruction were your surgeon creates a new bladder using a bowel segment.
Removal of kidney due to kidney cancer or non-functioning kidney. Can be done via open or laparoscopic approach.
Removal of testis for testicular torsion or testicular malignancy.
Percutaneous access to the kidney to remove stones. Involves small incisions and insertion of ports for camera and hand piece instruments.
Open or laparoscopic removal of the prostate. Done for patients with severe urinary symptoms due to prostatic enlargement or patients with prostate cancer.
Surgical repair of ureteropelvic junction obstruction. Open or laparoscopic approach are both feasible
Open surgery for large kidney stones.
Transurethral resection of the prostate
Endoscopic prostate surgery for male patients with disturbing lower urinary tract symptoms 2nd to prostatic enlargement.
Transurethral resection of Bladder Tumor
Endoscopic procedure for resection or biopsy of bladder tumors.
Ultrasound-guided prostate biopsy
Patients with increasing PSA or suspicious prostate nodules on physical examination may undergo this outpatient procedure at the ultrasound unit. This may be done under local anesthesia.
Ureteral stent placement
Usually done in patients who underwent ureteral procedures, cancer patient with compression to the ureters for drainage of urine. If the primary disease is resolved the stents can be removed endoscopically in an outpatient setting.
Endoscopic procedure done to visualize the ureters for stone surgery, biopsy of ureteral mass or brush biopsies
Open procedure for ureteral stones that are not amenable for endoscopic procedure
Urinary diversion surgery
Outpatient procedure using a computer software to assess and identify causes of urinary symptoms.
Microscopic surgery done in patient with varicocele and impaired semen parameters who desires to procreate.
Outpatient radiologic procedure for patients with recurrent UTI, to assess storage and voiding difficulties. Involves insertion of a catheter and fluoroscopic real time imaging.