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What is Urology?


Urology is the branch of medical science that deals with the surgical and medical treatment of urinary tract of both males and females, and the male reproductive system. This study and practice has become a cutting edge procedure in medical science due to the extremely knowledgeable and expert doctors. The procedure applied in case of disorders and diseases in urinary tracts is minimally invasive, thus making it a lot easier for the doctors as well as the patients.


The urinary tracts and the reproductive system are very closely linked, and thus intensive care techniques are to be used while performing any medical procedure on either one of them. It is also seen that due to this close link amongst these two tracts, any problem in one affects the other organ as well. Urology is a critical practice and must be learnt in detail in order to provide the best possible treatment to the patient, with the least complications. Genitals are one of the most sensitive areas of the body, and thus any medical procedure on them automatically becomes critical.



The practice of urology deals with the problems in the organs like adrenal glands,  kidneys, the male reproductive organs, ureters, urinary bladder and urethra. And the problems and procedure related to these organs may include, Benign prostatic hyperplasia, Cystitis, erectile dysfunction, kidney cancer, kidney transplant, bladder stones, prostate cancer, bladder cancers, testicular cancer, and vasectomy.


Due to the highly rigorous study and training in this field of medical science, not much people opt for this line of their medical career. The institutes examine highly competitive environment and the specialty in urologic surgery is one such competitive field. The sub specialties after the post graduation degree of urologic surgery include; urologic oncology, endourology, laparoscopy, neurourology, pediatric urology, andrology, reconstructive urology, and urogynecology.

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