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The prostate is a walnut-sized gland whose primary function is to help in reproduction. Given its location in front of the bladder, however, enlargement of the prostate, known as benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), can constrict the flow of urine...
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Kidney Health is the study and treatment of stone disease as well as the use of minimally invasive surgery and its applications within the genitourinary system.
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Infertility is defined as a couple's inability to achieve pregnancy following one year of appropriately timed and unprotected intercourse. By this criterion it has been estimated that approximately 15 to 20% of couples attempting to achieve...
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As part of the Department of Urology, New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center and the Komansky Center for Children's Health, the Institute for Pediatric Urology provides management of all pediatric urologic issues in both male...
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Classically, sexual dysfunction was synonymous with erectile dysfunction. With a growing understanding of surgical and urologic related disorders, this narrow definition has changed to include all aspects of male sexuality.Within the Department of...
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Many men and women in the United States experience urinary incontinence at some point in their lifetimes.The four most common types of urinary incontinence are:
  • Stress urinary incontinence = leakage with physical activity
  • Urge urinary...
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    What is Urogynecology, also referred to as Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery?It is a medical specialty that is dedicated to treating pelvic floor disorders. The pelvic floor consists of the muscles, nerves, and connective tissue...
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    Of the 1.65 million Americans diagnosed with cancer in 2015, approximately 508,470 (31%) were classified as cancers of the genitourinary system. The most common non-skin cancer diagnosed annually in U.S. men is prostate cancer, with an incidence of...
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