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Patient Forms

Published: Sep 27th, 2012

Urodynamic Instructions About the Procedure  A urodynamic study is a procedure used to show the anatomy and function of the lower urinary tract.  This test uses a special urethral catheter […]

Cystoscopic Laser Lithotripsy and Stone Extraction (Cystolithalopaxy)

Cystoscopic Laser Lithotripsy and Stone Extraction (Cystolithalopaxy)

Published: Aug 17th, 2012

Stones occur within the urinary bladder due to incomplete bladder emptying, urinary stasis, and/or chronic bladder infections. With time, the urine that is not voided begins to harbor bacteria and […]

Urologic Oncology

Published: Aug 14th, 2012

Committed to Advanced Patient Care The University of Florida Urologic Oncology Program at UF Health was established in 2007 to provide comprehensive, multidisciplinary care for patients with urologic cancers. The […]

Neuropathic Bladder

Neuropathic Bladder

Published: Jul 23rd, 2012

A neurogenic bladder is a bladder that doesn’t empty or store urine properly due to a neurological condition or spinal cord injury.  Neurogenic bladder is a common complication of spina […]

Bladder Exstrophy and Epispadias

Bladder Exstrophy and Epispadias

Published: Jul 23rd, 2012

Bladder exstrophy is a rare condition in which the bladder does not form properly and is flattened and exposed on the abdominal wall.  The condition is more common in males […]

Vesicoureteral Reflux

Vesicoureteral Reflux

Published: Jul 23rd, 2012

Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) is a congenital anomaly in which the urine refluxes backwards from the bladder up into the kidneys. This condition is related to an abnormal valve mechanism being […]

Continence Center

Published: Jul 20th, 2012

Urinary incontinence occurs in about 10% of 5 year olds and 5% of 10 year olds. Incontinence in children can occur at night (nocturnal enuresis), during the day, or both […]

General Urology

General Urology

Published: Jun 14th, 2012

Urology is a surgical subspecialty that manages the diseases of the urinary tract. Management can be either surgical or medical or both. The urinary tract consists of the kidneys and […]

Bladder Cancer

Bladder Cancer

Published: Jun 14th, 2012

Bladder cancer is the second most common urologic cancer in adults. There are 67,000 new cases of bladder cancer each year in the United States. Bladder cancer tends to occur […]

Overview of Urologic Cancers

Published: Jun 14th, 2012

The University of Florida Urologic Cancer Center at UF Health provides a comprehensive approach to the diagnosis and treatment of patients with cancers of the prostate, bladder, kidney, adrenal gland, […]