Urologists are specialists who treat diseases and anomalies of the urinary tract of both men and women. They also cure the disorders in the male reproductive system. Treatment of infections in the organs like kidney, ureter, urinary bladder, and urethra are the primary concern of these specialists. An individual must complete a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), followed by a three-year postgraduate degree in Urology to qualify as a Urologist.
You can contact a Urologist if you feel pain or any other discomfort in the urinary system organs . Disorders like kidney stones, urinary tract infection (UTI), passing of blood through urine (haematuria), enlargement of the prostate, pelvic organ prolapse, and urinary fistula which should be diagnosed timely and treated correctly.
To avoid the conditions from taking a severe turn, consulting a urologist is recommended. The Urologist may ask you to undergo diagnostic tests like ultrasound examination of the lower abdomen, cystoscopy (endoscopy of the urinary bladder through the urethra) or urine culture test to detect the infection and determine modes of curing it.
The sub-specialities under the core group Urology include specialists in female urology, male infertility, neurourology (disorders in the urinary system due to nervous system problems), Paediatric urology (focuses on urinary problems in children), and urologic oncology (focuses on cancers in the organs of urinary system).
The consultation fees of Urologists vary from clinic to clinic in Delhi. The Urologists in Care And Cure Urology & Stone Clinic, in Lajpat Nagar, charge around INR 400/- to 450/- during the first appointment. The consultation fee of Dr Rajesh Birman, of Dwarka Sector 6 is approximately INR 1,000/- to 1,050/-.
Detailed below are the top five treatment procedures performed by Urologists in Delhi.
A special endoscopy, the Urologist introduces a tube through the urethra to view the internal organs of the urinary tract.
It is an imaging test which helps locate the blockage in the upper urinary tract.
Cryotherapy for Prostate Cancer
This technique freezes the cancer cells in the prostate region by introducing argon gas through fine needles after cutting off the blood supply.
Here the Urosurgeon replaces the damaged kidney of the patient with a healthy kidney from the donor.
The Urologist removes a few cells or tissues from the kidney for further cytological study.