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Anesthesia

Anesthesia

Dr. Malarvizhi is conferred “Best Doctor” award by Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai on November 24, 2012. Anesthesiologists – who are they and what do they do? Before your operation you will meet an importanat specialist physician. This doctor has the critical responsibility for your welfare when you undergo surgery — your anesthesiologist. A vital member of the ...

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Prostate Biopsy

Prostate Biopsy

TRANSRECTAL ULTRSOUND GUIDED PROSTATE BIOPSY It is the most common way of performing a prostate biopsy. What to expect during transrectal prostate biopsy. In most cases, the urologist/radiologist performs a transrectal prostate biopsy. For this procedure, your doctor/radiologist will start by having you lie on your side, with your knees pulled up to your chest. After cleaning the area and ...

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Double J Stent

Double J Stent

A double J stent is used as a drain internally to allow the kidney drain into the bladder after you have had either a stone blocking the ureter (tube leading between kidney and bladder), surgery in the ureter or had a procedure whereby your surgeon has passed a telescope called a ureteroscope into the tube between the kidney and the ...

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PUJ Obstruction

PUJ Obstruction

Pelvi-ureteric junction obstruction (PUJ obstruction) Idiopathic PUJ obstruction Clinical features Investigation Surgical Intervention for PUJ Obstruction If the transition from the renal pelvis to the ureter is narrow, the urine will not drain easily and backs up causing dilatation of the collecting system proximal to that point and enlargement of the renal pelvis. This dilatation of the collecting system is ...

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Urinary Tract Infection

Urinary Tract Infection

Urinary tract infection (UTI) is a common infection that usually occurs when bacteria enter the opening of the urethra and multiply in the urinary tract. The urinary tract includes the kidneys, the tubes that carry urine from the kidneys to the bladder (ureters), bladder, and the tube that carries urine from the bladder (urethra). The special connection of the ureters ...

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Urethral Stricture

Urethral Stricture

Urethral stenosis is a stricture which occurs when a part of the urethra become narrowed. Any section of the urethra may be affected. There is usually some scar tissue around the affected part of the urethra that causes the narrowing. The length of strictures vary from less than 1cm to 4cm or longer. Causes of urethral stenosis Symptoms Surgical Intervention ...

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Mens sexual health

Hydrocele Signs Treatment Varicocele A varicocele is a collection of varicose veins surrounding a testicle Affects up to 15% of males, almost exclusively on the left hand side due to the fact that the left testicular vein empties vertically into the renal vein. The varicosities form when the valve system between these two veins fails, so that blood falls backwards ...

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Flexible Cystoscopy & Urodynamics Study

Flexible Cystoscopy & Urodynamics Study

Local anaesthetic jelly is inserted into the outer opening (urethra) and left for a few minutes to take effect. There are NO needles involved. The doctor examines the urethra and bladder using a thin instrument like a telescope (cystoscope). Sterile water flows in to allow a better view of the bladder walls – you may become aware of your bladder ...

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Kidney Transplantation

Kidney Transplantation

Essential functions of the kidneys are removing waste products from the blood and regulating the water fluid levels. Kidney failure refers to loss of kidney function. Kidney failure (or renal failure) Temporary Permanent. When kidneys fail suddenly, it is called acute kidney failure, and in most cases is only temporary. Permanent, or chronic, renal failure usually progresses slowly and is ...

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