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  • Radical Prostatectomy

    Radical Prostatectomy (Prostatectomy, Radical Prostatectomy, Radical Retropubic Prostatectomy, Radical Suprapubic Prostatectomy, Radical Perineal Prostatectomy, Nerve-Sparing Prostatectomy, RP, RPP, ...

  • Kidney Transplantation Procedure

    Kidney Transplantation Procedure (Kidney Transplant, Renal Transplant) Procedure overview What is a kidney transplant? A kidney transplant is a surgical procedure performed to replace a diseased kidn...

  • Cryotherapy for Prostate Conditions

    Cryotherapy for Prostate Conditions (Also known as: Cryosurgery and Cryoablation) Procedure Overview What is cryotherapy? Cryotherapy is a procedure that involves killing cancer cells by freezing the...

  • Circumcision

    Circumcision (Penis Foreskin Removal) Procedure overview Circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin that covers the tip of the penis. When performed, it is usually done on the first or seco...

  • Cystography

    Cystography (Cystourethrography, Voiding Cystography, Voiding Cystourethrography, VCUG) Procedure Overview What is cystography? Cystography is a diagnostic procedure that uses X-rays to examine the u...

  • Retrograde Cystography

    Retrograde Cystography (Cystography - Retrograde) Procedure overview What is retrograde cystography? Retrograde cystography is a diagnostic procedure that uses X-rays to examine the urinary bladder. ...

  • Retrograde Pyelogram

    Retrograde Pyelogram (Retrograde Ureteropyelogram, Retrograde Pyelography, Retrograde Ureteropyelography) Procedure overview What is a retrograde pyelogram? A retrograde pyelogram is a type of X-ray ...

  • Intravenous Pyelogram

    Intravenous Pyelogram (IVP, Intravenous Urography, IVU, Excretory Urography) Procedure overview What is an intravenous pyelogram? An intravenous pyelogram (IVP) is a type of X-ray that allows visuali...

  • Prostate/Rectal Sonogram

    Prostate/Rectal Sonogram (Prostate/Rectal Sonography) Procedure overview What is a prostate/rectal sonogram? A prostate/rectal sonogram is a noninvasive (the skin is not pierced) procedure used to as...

  • Kidney, Ureter, and Bladder X-ray

    Kidney, Ureter, and Bladder X-ray (KUB [Kidneys, Ureters, Bladder], KUB X-ray, Flat Plate of the Abdomen X-ray) Procedure overview What is a kidneys, ureter, and bladder X-ray? A kidney, ureter, and ...

  • Kidney Scan

    Kidney Scan (Renal Scan, Renogram, Renal Scintigraphy) Procedure overview What is a kidney scan? A kidney scan is a specialized radiology procedure used to assess the function and structure of the ki...

  • Antegrade Pyelogram

    Antegrade Pyelogram (Antegrade Nephrostogram) Procedure overview What is an antegrade pyelogram? An antegrade pyelogram is a type of X-ray used to diagnose an obstruction of the upper urinary tract. ...

  • Renal Angiogram

    Renal Angiogram (Angiogram-Kidneys, Renal Angiography, Renal Arteriogram, Renal Arteriography) Procedure overview What is a renal angiogram? An angiogram, also called an arteriogram, is an X-ray imag...

  • Renal Venogram

    Renal Venogram (Venogram-Renal, Renal Venography, Venogram of the Kidneys) Procedure overview What is a renal venogram? A renal venogram is a diagnostic procedure that provides information about the ...

  • Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP)

    Transurethral Resection of the Prostate (TURP) Procedure overview What is a transurethral resection of the prostate or TURP? A transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) is a surgical procedure t...

  • 24-Hour Urine Collection

    24-Hour Urine Collection (24-hour urine, urine volume) Procedure overview What is a 24-hour urine collection? Click Image to Enlarge A 24-hour urine collection is a simple diagnostic procedure that m...

  • Cystoscopy for Women

    Cystoscopy for Women (Cystourethroscopy) Procedure overview Cystoscopy is a diagnostic procedure that allows the doctor to directly examine the urinary tract, particularly the bladder, the urethra, a...

  • Cystometry

    Cystometry (Cystometrogram, CMG) Procedure overview What is cystometry? Cystometry is a diagnostic procedure used to identify problems with the filling and emptying of the urinary bladder. This test ...

  • Kidney Biopsy

    Kidney Biopsy (Biopsy-Kidney, Renal Biopsy, Biopsy-Renal, Needle Aspiration of the Kidney, Percutaneous Kidney Biopsy) Procedure Overview What is a kidney biopsy? A biopsy is a procedure performed to...

  • Lithotripsy

    Lithotripsy (Extracorporeal Shockwave Lithotripsy, ESWL, Shock Wave Lithotripsy) Procedure Overview What is lithotripsy? Lithotripsy is a noninvasive (the skin is not pierced) procedure used to treat...

  • Prostate Biopsy

    Prostate Biopsy (Prostate Gland Biopsy, Transrectal Prostate Biopsy, Fine Needle Biopsy of the Prostate, Core Biopsy of the Prostate) Procedure Overview What is a prostate biopsy? A biopsy is a proce...

  • Uroflowmetry

    Uroflowmetry (Urine Flow Studies, Urine Flow Test, Urodynamic Studies) Procedure Overview What is uroflowmetry? Uroflowmetry is a simple, diagnostic screening procedure used to calculate the flow rat...

  • Vasectomy

    Vasectomy Vasectomy is surgical procedure you may choose if you are a man and you do not want to father any more children. The word "vasectomy" comes from the two tubes called the "vas deferens" that...

  • Robotic Prostatectomy

    Robotic Prostatectomy (Robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy) Procedure overview Radical prostatectomy is surgery to remove your prostate gland. This is the gland below the male bladder that he...

  • Kidney Ultrasound

    Kidney Ultrasound (Renal Ultrasound, Kidney Ultrasonography, Kidney Echography) Procedure overview What is a kidney ultrasound? A kidney ultrasound is a noninvasive (the skin is not pierced) procedur...