Urology - SNS Hospital


Department of Urology | SNS Hospital

The Urology department at SNS Hospital provides facilities for a wide range of basic and specialised urological investigations and treatments with world-class expertise in all aspects of urological care. Our department offers highly specialised tests such as video urodynamics and template prostate biopsy.
Reasons you should visit a urologist:

  • Blood in the urine
  • Poor Bladder control
  • Pain in the lower abdomen, Sides, or Groin
  • Painful urination
  • Fallen bladder protrusion
  • Hernia

Surgical Procedures in Urology

  • Biopsies of the bladder, kidneys, or prostate
  • A cystectomy to remove the bladder for cancer treatment
  • A kidney transplant to replace a damaged kidney with a healthy one
  • Extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy that breaks up kidney stones so that they can be removed easily
  • A procedure to open a blockage
  • A repair of damage due to injury
  • Prostatectomy to remove all or part of the prostate gland for the treatment of prostate cancer
  • Repair or reconstruction of urinary organs that aren’t well-formed
  • A sling procedure for the treatment of urinary incontinence. Here, strips of mesh are used to support the urethra and keep it closed.
  • Ureteroscopy for the removal of stones from the ureter and kidneys
  • Vasectomy, a procedure followed to prevent pregnancy. It involves cutting and tying the vas deferens or the tube sperm travel through to produce semen
  • Transurethral resection of the prostate for the removal of excess tissue from an enlarged prostate
  • Transurethral needle ablation of the prostate that removes excess tissue from an enlarged prostate
Diagnosis at Urology Department

Services and Facilities

  • Medical treatments and Psychosexual Counselling
  • Penile Prosthetic Surgery
  • Penile Straightening Surgery
  • Microscopic Surgery for Infertility

  • Treatment of Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery for Stress Incontinence (Synthetic Slings)

  • Evaluation with Video Urodynamics (One of the Few Centres in South India)
  • Intravesical Botulinum Toxin Injections under Local Anaesthesia (Only Centre in India)
  • Artificial Urinary Sphincter Insertion

  • Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty
  • Buccal Mucosa Urethroplasty for Urethral Strictures
  • Neobladder Reconstruction and Bladder Augmentation

  • Laparoscopic Live Donor Nephrectomy Programme

  • Endoscopic Ureteric And Renal Stone Surgery with Laser Key Hole Surgery For Renal Stones

  • Endoscopic Prostate Surgery (Conventional and Holmium Laser)

  • Kidney Cancer – Laparoscopic Nephrectomy and Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy Bladder Cancer – Transurethral Bladder Tumour Removal and Radical Cystectomy
  • (Open and Laparoscopic)
  • Prostate Cancer – Radical Prostatectomy (Open and Laparoscopic)
  • Testis Cancer – Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection (RPLND)
  • Penile Cancer – Penile Conserving Surgeries with Reconstruction and dynamic Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy (Only Centre in India)

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