Urogenital

TURP

An acronym for TransUrethral Resection of the Prostate.

Open Prostatectomy

An open prostatectomy is the removal of the prostate gland through an external incision.

Prostatectomy

A prostatectomy is a surgery performed to remove part or all of the prostate gland. This procedure can be performed though an open prostatectomy or transuethral resection of the prostate (TURP).

Hysteroscope

The hysteroscope is a narrow tube-like camera, about 3 to 5 millimeters in diameter, used to perform a hysteroscopy.

Hysteroscopy

A hysteroscopy is a procedure used to examine the inside of the uterus using a hysteroscope. The hysteroscope enters through the vagina, through the cervix, and into the uterus, relaying images back to a computer screen where the doctor can screen for abnormalities in the uterine lining.

Banding – Hemorrhoids

Banding hemorrhoids is a procedure in which a tight elastic band is used to cut off blood supply to a hemorrhoid by being placed around its base.

Hemorrhoidectomy

A hemorrhoidectomy is a surgery to remove hemorrhoids (haemorrhoids) in or around the rectum and anus. The hemorrhoid is banded to cut off blood supply which should cause the hemorrhoid to fall of with time. See banding and hemorrhoids.

Haemorrhoidectomy

A haemorrhoidectomy is a surgery to remove haemorrhoids (hemorrhoids) in or around the rectum and anus. The haemorrhoid is banded to cut off blood supply which should cause the haemorrhoid to fall of with time. See banding and hemorrhoids.

Cystoscopy

A cystoscopy is a procedure used to examine the inside of the bladder.