Urology Treatment Links & Resources
Over a lifetime, most people will experience some kind of urologic issue. They can be more than just uncomfortable, but affect your overall health and include conditions such as infection, infertility, incontinence, inflammation, cancer, and kidney stones.
Here you’ll find more about urology conditions and treatments, and other important information for patients and families.
Prostate Cancer & BPH
Treatment for prostate cancer or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) depends on your individual diagnosis of the prostate. Your age and overall health are also factors in considering treatment options. Talk with your urologist about the best treatment choice for you and the possible side effects of treatment.
- UCA Physicians: Understanding Prostate Cancer & BPH
- Overview of Prostate Cancer
- Prostate Cancer – Actor Ben Stiller Shares His Story
GreenLight Laser Surgery for Enlarged Prostate
GreenLight Laser Surgery is a procedure used in the treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), an enlargement of the prostate gland resulting in urethral restriction. GreenLight Laser Therapy combines the effectiveness of the “gold standard” transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) surgical procedure with fewer side effects.
Learn More: http://www.greenlightforbph.com
UroLift: Minimally Invasive Treatment for Enlarged Prostate
The UroLift System is a revolutionary, minimally invasive approach to treating an enlarged prostate, or BPH, that lifts and holds prostate tissue out of the way so it no longer blocks the urethra. There is no cutting, heating or removal of prostate tissue. If you and your doctor decide that the UroLift System treatment is right for you, your doctor will provide the specific, detailed information relating to your condition.
Learn More: http://www.urolift.com
Apifiny: Assessment for the Risk of Prostate Cancer
APIFINY is a prostate-cancer-specific blood test that does not rely on PSA values. The technology measures specific biological markers known to be associated with an immune system response to prostate cancer.
UCA Physicians Offer the Following Treatments for Prostate Conditions
Women’s Urology Health
Middle age is a time of great change for women, both in their personal lives and in their bodies. The most obvious is menopause. But during these years, women also face a greater risk of developing high blood pressure and diabetes. All of these changes can increase a woman’s chance for having urologic health issues. These include kidney and bladder problems such as urinary tract infections, incontinence, kidney stones and even kidney disease.
- Urology Health
- MonaLisa Touch (Gynecologic Health)
- Botox for Bladder Incontinence