Pediatric surgery is a subspecialty of surgery involving the surgery of fetuses, infants, children, adolescents, and young adults. Subspecialties of pediatric surgery itself include: neonatal surgery and fetal surgery. Other areas of surgery also have pediatric specialties of their own that require further training during the residencies and in a
The male sexual organs consist of the penis and testicles, the epididymis, and seminal ducts, which are enclosed by the scrotum. The penis comprises the lowermost part of the urethra and the corpora cavernosa, which are responsible for producing an erection. The foremost part consists of the glans, where the
Phytotherapy is the use of plants and plant extracts for attempted therapeutic purposes. <br/> <br/>Phytotherapy is distinct from homeopathy and anthroposophic medicine, and avoids mixing plant and synthetic bioactive substances. Phytotherapy is regarded by some as traditional or alternative medicine. The medicinal and biological effects of many plant constituents such
Plastic surgery is a surgical specialty involving the restoration, reconstruction, or alteration of the human body. It includes cosmetic or aesthetic surgery, reconstructive surgery, craniofacial surgery, hand surgery, microsurgery, and the treatment of burns. Cosmetic surgery, also referred to as aesthetic surgery, is a surgical procedure which endeavours to improve
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is blood plasma that has been enriched with platelets. As a concentrated source of autologous platelets, PRP contains several different growth factors and other cytokines that can stimulate healing of soft tissue. Platelet-rich plasma therapy is an old therapy and used extensively in specialities of dermatology, orthopedics
Positron emission tomography (PET) uses small amounts of radioactive materials called radiotracers, a special camera and a computer to help evaluate your organ and tissue functions. By identifying body changes at the cellular level, PET may detect the early onset of disease before it is evident on other imaging tests.
The UroLift® System treatment is a revolutionary, minimally invasive approach to treating an enlarged prostate, or BPH, that lifts or holds the enlarged prostate tissue out of the way so it no longer blocks the urethra. There is no cutting, heating or removal of prostate tissue.
The prostate is a walnut-sized gland located below the bladder in the pelvic area of the male anatomy. It surrounds the upper part of the urethra, which merges with the ejaculatory ducts formed by the vas deferens and the seminal vesicle. As the back wall of the prostate is directly
This particular inflammation of the prostate can occur through the blood and lymphatic system, but mostly through bacterial contamination of the urethra (urinary tract infection). In acute prostatitis there are usually very severe symptoms such as perineal pain, fever, constant need to urinate and painful urination. Occasionally, the disease arises
This is a protein which circulates in the blood and is detectable by blood tests. It is produced almost exclusively in the prostate and enables physicians to draw a conclusion on the activity of the organ. Various diseases of the prostate can cause an increase in blood PSA levels (e.g.