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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 […]

Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (PCNL)

Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (PCNL)

Published: Aug 17th, 2012

For kidney and ureteral stones that are too large (usually larger than 2 centimeters), too numerous, or too dense to be treated by extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) or ureteroscopy, […]

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL)

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL)

Published: Aug 17th, 2012

Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) was introduced in the early 1980s as a completely noninvasive therapy to break up stones within the kidney and ureter. The Department of Urology at […]

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 […]