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Urology

  • 24-Hour Urine Collection Podcast

    Detailed information on 24 hour urine collection, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, and anatomical illustrations of the kidney and urinary system.

  • CT Scan of the Kidney Podcast

    A kidney CT scan is a diagnostic test that uses X-rays and a computer to make detailed images of the kidneys and surrounding area.

  • Cryotherapy for Prostate Conditions Podcast

    Detailed information on cryotherapy for prostate conditions, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, an anatomical illustration of the male reproductive tract, and an illustration of the procedure

  • Cystography Podcast

    This imaging test looks at your bladder. It uses X-rays and a contract dye to help your doctor see how well your bladder is working.

  • Cystometry Podcast

    Detailed information on cystometry, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, and an anatomical illustration of the urinary tract

  • Cystoscopy Podcast

    Cystoscopy lets your doctor to see directly inside the urinary tract in order to diagnose and treat a variety of problems.

  • Kidney Biopsy Podcast

    Detailed information on kidney biopsy, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, and an anatomical illustration of the kidney.

  • Kidney Scan Podcast

    Detailed information on kidney scan, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, and an anatomical illustration of the kidney

  • Kidney Transplantation Podcast

    A kidney transplant is surgery to replace a kidney that no longer works. The donor kidney may be from a deceased or living organ donor.

  • Kidney Ultrasound Podcast

    Detailed information on kidney ultrasound, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, and after care.

  • Kidney, Ureter, and Bladder X-ray Podcast

    Detailed information on kidney, ureter, and bladder x-ray, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, and an anatomical illustration of the urinary tract.

  • Lithotripsy Podcast

    Lithotripsy is a procedure used to treat kidney stones that are too large to pass through the urinary tract.

  • Prostate Biopsy Podcast

    A prostate biopsy is a procedure in which prostate gland tissue samples are removed with a special biopsy needle or during surgery to determine if cancer or other abnormal cells are present.

  • Prostate/Rectal Sonogram Podcast

    This procedure, which uses ultrasound technology, can assess the size, shape, and location of the prostate gland and also assess the rectum.

  • Renal Angiogram Podcast

    A renal angiogram is an X-ray that’s used with contrast dye to look at the blood vessels in the kidneys.

  • Renal Venogram Podcast

    A renal venogram is a diagnostic test that uses X-rays to look at the veins within the kidneys and the veins that carry blood away from the kidneys.

  • Retrograde Pyelogram Podcast

    Detailed information on retrograde pyelogram, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, and an anatomical illustration of the urinary tract.

  • Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP) Podcast

    A TURP procedure removes part of the prostate gland without any external incision. It is performed through the penis with an endoscope, a small, flexible tube with a light and a lens on the end.

  • Uroflowmetry Podcast

    Detailed information on uroflowmetry, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, and an anatomical illustration of the urinary tract.