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Urology Treatment

Urology is the branch of medicine that is concerned with the male and female urinary tract and the male genital organs.

Urological surgeons at Baystate Health treat:

  • Prostate cancer and other prostate diseases
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Diseases and malfunctions of the kidneys, bladder, and ureters

Baystate urological surgeons were among the first in the Western Massachusetts area to perform minimally invasive surgery (MIS) for the care of urological conditions. MIS usually results in:

  • Smaller scars
  • Less risk of infection
  • Less bleeding and need for blood transfusions
  • Less pain and trauma
  • Faster healing
  • Shorter hospital stays
  • The ability to resume normal activity up to four weeks sooner than patients who opt for traditional open surgery

Minimally invasive and robotic procedures:

  • Nephrectomy/Partial Nephrectomy
  • Prostatectomy
  • Ureter Harvest
  • Radical Prostatectomy
  • Pelvic Lymph Node Dissection
  • Incontinence Surgery
  • Pyeloplasty