What is an Uro Surgery

Uro Surgery comes in the surgical specialty which treats male and female urinary tract diseases and the male reproductive organs. Urology is counted in the field of internal medicine, paediatrics, gynaecology, and others. Urology demand concern of other specialists too beside urologists. Urology focuses on surgical and medical diseases of the male and female urinary tract system and male reproductive organs. Organs which come in the category of urology include kidneys, adrenal glands, ureters, urinary bladder, urethra and male reproductive organs as testes, vas deference, seminal vesicles, prostate, and penis. The urinary and regenerative tracts are closely connected with each other, so the problem of one organ influences firmly the other.


Urology focuses on the administration of therapeutic nonsurgical conditions as urinary tract diseases and benevolent prostatic hyperplasia, with the administration of surgical conditions, as a bladder or a prostate tumor, kidney stones, inherent variations from the norm, intense damage, and stress incontinence.


Types of Urological Diseases

“Urological diseases or disorders” explains a wide variety of conditions and helps to filter and carrying urine out of the body. These diseases can affect men, women, and children of all age group. Urological diseases may affect other organs of the body.

Uro surgeries mainly cover the following diseases:

  • Kidney Stone
  • Prostate Disease
  • UTI
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Stricture Urethra
  • Cancer of Kidney, Prostate, and Bladder
  • Congenital Urological Diseases
  • Andrology (Male Infertility)

Surgical Care at Sentara Hospital:

If a patient feels lower abdominal pain or burning sensation with urination, the presence of blood in urine, night urination more than 2 times, leakage of urine while going to the toilet, coughing, laughing, lifting weight or others. These are alarming signs to visit a urologist. Some of the problems could be treated with the help of nonsurgical solutions, but some of the diseases could be nursed through surgical methods only. Following are some surgeries we serve at Sentara Hospital:

  • Lithotripsy
  • URS
  • PCNL
  • VIU
  • TURP
  • TURBT
  • Cystolithotripsy
  • Urethroplasty
  • Pyeloplasty
  • Nephrectomy (Laparoscopy)
  • Radical Cystectomy
  • Radical Prostatectomy