What are the most common procedures Urologists perform?

What are the most common procedures Urologists perform?

Most of the procedures do not require any cut or incision on the body of the patient.

The most common procedures which urologists perform in an office setting include:

  • Cystoscopy or visual scope inspection of the urethra and bladder and prostate in men
  • Removal of stents
  • Dilatation of the Urethra
  • Urodynamic studies
  • Vasectomy or permanent male birth control
  • Shock wave Lithotripsy

The common procedures performed in an operating room setting include:

  • Transurethral surgeries for benign prostate hypertrophy and bladder tumors
  • Removal of kidney stones or ureteral stones
  • Removal of the kidney or prostate owing to cancer
  • Anti-incontinence surgeries for men and women.
  • Placement of penile prostheses.
  • Vasectomy reversals