COMMON CONDITIONS AND TREATMENTS

Prostate Cancer

This is the most common cancer in men over 50 years old. It is the second leading cause of cancer death in this population. Many options are available for treatment depending on individual choices and particular cancer characteristics. With early detection and depending on other factors many patients can expect an excellent outcome.

  • da Vinci Robot Assisted Radical Prostatectomy
  • Nerve-sparing contemporary prostatectomy
  • Minimally invasive prostate cryotherapy (freezing)
  • Radioactive prostate seed implantation
  • Referral for external radiation treatments
  • Hormone ablation therapy for advanced cases

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Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy (BPH)

The most common urological condition of elderly men is the noncancerous enlargement of the prostate causing difficulties with urination.

  • Pharmacological therapies
  • Treatments
    • Minimally invasive laser treatments (Greenlight photovaporization)
    • Safe telescopic resection procedures (TURP)
  • da Vinci Robot Assisted Pyeloplasty

Incontinence

Very common condition affecting millions of men and women.

  • Pharmacological therapies
  • Behavioral exercises and diet options
  • Minimally invasive urethral sling procedures
  • Inter Stim Therapy

Fertility/Infertility

  • No scalpel Vasectomy
  • Robotic assisted Micro-surgical Vasectomy reversal
  • Robotic assisted Micro-surgical Varicocele ligation

Erectile Dysfunction/Impotence

Very common medical condition affecting the quality of life of over 30 million couples.

  • Pharmacological therapies
  • Vacuum erection device
  • Penile injection options
  • Minimally invasive penile prosthesis/implant procedures

Urinary Stones

  • Full metabolic stone work-up
  • Medical and diet treatment options
  • Stone breaking technologies using sound shock waves
  • Minimally invasive telescopic laser technology for ureteral stones
  • Minimally invasive kidney telescopic procedures for large kidney stones

Bladder Cancers

  • Telescopic procedures to remove tumors
  • Bladder treatments to help reduce recurrences
  • Latest surgical techniques for more invasive bladder tumors with new bladder substitution using bowel

Kidney Cancers

  • Minimally invasive laparoscopic procedures to remove kidney tumors
  • Minimally invasive renal cryotherapy (freezing)
  • Experienced with management of larger renal cancers
  • Coordinates care with medical oncologist for advanced cases.

More information

More information regarding these conditions and their treatments can be found at www.auanet.org.