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Kidney HealthYour kidneys are small but mighty organs that play an essential role in keeping you healthy. Kidney Health includes the study and treatment of stone disease, as well as the use of minimally invasive surgery and its applications within...
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What is Male Infertility?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...
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Neurogenic bladder refers to an abnormality of urinary function in which a person cannot empty their own bladder or lacks urinary control due to a brain, spinal cord, or other nerve-related condition.
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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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What is the prostate?The prostate is a walnut-sized gland whose primary purpose is to help in a man's reproductive function. The location of the prostate is just underneath the bladder in men. Due to the location of the prostate gland and its...
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What is sexual dysfunction?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...
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Urinary incontinence is any involuntary leakage of urine, whether it's a large amount or just a few drops. Tens of millions of men and women in the United States experience urinary incontinence at some point in their lives. There are several...
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Female Pelvic HealthMaintaining good female pelvic health is critical to a woman's overall well-being. Any number of conditions—uterine fibroids, prolapse or herniation of pelvic organs, chronic bladder problems such as incontinence and pain—can...
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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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