Urology is a surgical discipline that deals with diseases of the kidney, ureter, bladder and urethra. It also covers problems with the male genital system such as the prostate and testicle.
The field of urology has seen much developement in the last 50 years. The major mile stones include introduction of endoscopy surgery, minimally invasive surgery or laparoscopy, shock wave therapy for stones, kidney transplantation and robotic assisted surgery. Developement of medications in the areas of treatment for benign prostate enlargement and urological cancers has been rapid.
Our centre, S H Ho Urology and Laparoscopy Centre attempts to keep abreast with the newest developement in the field of urology. We will review the latest medicines and surgical methods in order to provide our opinion on the suitability of these new treatments for our patients.
We will also share our thoughts on the treament guidelines and recommendations for management of urological conditions.