Urethral stricture occurs when a part of tissues in urethra have fibrosis scar tissues due to trauma, infection, or ulcer and lead to narrowing of urethra, which causes urination difficulty.
Scrotal edema refers to hydrocele testis that expands the tunica vaginalis and causes scrotum to enlarge. Scrotal edema is a common urinary disease in newborns with 6% of incidence rate. The testicle is surrounded by a water bag like sac in the scrotum. The size of edema depends on the amount of liquid, ranging from the size of scrotum to as big as a baseball.
Bladder Cancer occurs in male patient more than female patient. After the age of 50 year-old is considered at high risk. It is not clear how bladder cancer occurs. However, researches showed that bladder cancer might relate to smoking, hairdye, chemical preparation, and some certain ingredients in herbal medicines (such as aristolochic acids).
Kidney stone is a very common disease in urinary collecting system, with prevalence rate about 10%. Male patients has 3 times risk than female patients to have urolithiasis.
Viagra, Levitra, and Cialis are the three approved medicines for Erectile Dysfunction treatment in Taiwan. According to the clinical trial results, these three medicines help penis smooth muscles to relax and achieve the effect of penis congestion and erection.
Local anesthesia or general anesthesia (for children or uncooperative patients)is used for this surgery. Sorethroat occurs within a few days after the procedure if using general anesthesia. The condition will go away automatically.
The procedure takes about 30 minutes. Local anesthesia is administered on scrotal epidermis. Two tiny openings about 1 cm each side will be cut for vasectomy.
Prosthetic mesh is a mesh substance made of polypropylene material, used for tensionless hernia repair. This material and the surrounding tissues form fibrosis to create a new layer of strong structure.
Artificial Urethral Sphincter (AMS 800®) is consisted of three parts, including artificial sphincter made of silicide. This artificial sphincter is a bag that can be filled with water with the size of a watch belt.
What is urinary incontinence? Forget about the complicated, wordy medical definition. Urinary incontinence is urinary leak at the wrong time and wrong place. The types of urinary incontinence include the following: