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Our Services A - Z - Urology

About the service

Urology is a surgical speciality covering the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the kidneys, ureters, bladder, prostate and male reproductive organs. We offer services to patients from St Helens, Knowsley and surrounding areas as well as further afield for some of our specialist activities.

Our Service is based in a state of the art purpose built hospital at Whiston and St Helens. Our clinics are varied and can be held throughout the day, evenings and weekends.

Our award winning urology department has been at the forefront of providing new surgical techniques

Prostate procedures

  • HoLEP
  • Rezume
  • Urolift
  • Local anaesthetic transperineal prostate biopsy
  • Bipolar TURP (TURIS)

Kidney

  • Laparoscopic nephrectomy
  • Open nephrectomy

Stones

  • Extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL)
  • Flexible ueteroscopy
  • Laser stone treatment

Reconstruction

  • Pyeloplasty
  • Ureteric reimplantation
  • Urethroplasty for stricture
  • Joint urology/plastics procedures

Bladder

  • Transurethral resection of a bladder tumour
  • Transurethral laser ablation of a bladder tumour (TULA)

Paediatric urology (5-16 years)

  • Penile/scrotal surgery

Andrology

  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Male infertility

We also offer One Stop clinics and efficient reliable services to all our patients. Our service is staffed by a large team of doctors, nurses and support staff. You are likely to meet many of these people throughout your encounters with our department.

Education

We currently provide a PG cert in urology education in collaboration with Edgehill University - Read more

 

Page last updated on 11th May 2021

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