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Artificial Urinary Sphincter

Artificial Urinary Sphincter

An artificial urinary sphincter is the only device that closely simulates the function of a biological urinary sphincter. An artificial urinary sphincter is reserved for treatment of complex or severe stress urinary incontinence. Patients with intrinsic sphincter (urinary valve) dysfunction include Men who have undergone Radical retro pubic prostatectomy (including laparoscopic or robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy) Radical perineal prostatectomy, Transurethral Resection of ...

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Penile prosthesis implantation

Penile prosthesis implantation

Penis prosthesis is a medical device approved by FDA in treatment of erectile dysfunction which requires a surgical procedure. Indications- Erectile dysfunction of unknown cause Failure of erectile dysfunction  to improve or resolve naturally Failed medical management of erectile dysfunction. Implanted during reconstruction of penis. Penile prosthesis implantation is normally only considered when less invasive medical treatments have been exhausted ...

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Water & Stone disease

Water and Stone

Kidney stones are a common condition affecting about 10% of the population in developed countries at least once in an individual’s lifetime. Recent trends show an increase in stone prevalence. The role of dietary habits, including fluid intake, has a great implication in stone development. Chronic dehydration from different causes such as working in a hot environment or physical exertion ...

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Apollo to Use Surgical Robot

Apollo to Use Surgical Robot

Tirupati: The Apollo hospital, Chennai, has introduced latest trends in urology by adopting surgical robot. Disclosing this to newsmen here on Sunday, urologist of Apollo hospital Dr K. Ramesh, said the robotic surgery has ten times magnification, precision and 3D vision in surgical procedures compared to the laparoscopic, endoscopic and open surgeries. This will facilitate for minimally invasive procedures in ...

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Robotic Surgery Helpline – launched in Sri Lanka

Robotic Surgery Helpline – launched in Sri Lanka

Kick starting the week-long initiative on world cancer day, February 04, 2013; Apollo hospitals aims at creating awareness about the advantages of robotic surgery as a better treatment for cancer as it is more precise, comfortable and has the best clinical outcome for treatment of cancer. As part of the initiative, workshops will be conducted across Apollo hospitals in Delhi, ...

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