The most frequently asked questions about andrology and urology

1-What is andrology?

Andrology, Greek for “ανηρ” man and “λόγος” speech, it is the part of medicine that deals with human health with particular reference to reproductive dysfunction and uro-genital (sexual and otherwise). It is generally associated with Urology, but truly rare urologists are engaged and studying only this.

2-What is Urology?

Urology, Greek for “oyro-ôyron” urine and -logia, is the part of medicine that deals with diseases of the urinary and genital Aparado: kidneys, ureters, bladder, prostate, urethra, penis and testicles. Fields of interest include endoscopy, minimally invasive surgery, laparoscopy, robotics and microsurgery.

3-What is erectile dysfunction?

Erectile dysfunction or impotence is the inability, on the part of man to achieve or maintain an erection that can allow satisfactory sexual intercourse. Different causes responsible for ED and there are several possible solutions.

4-What is Vasectomy?

Vasectomy is a male contraceptive method and consists of a simple intervention (which is done on an outpatient basis) which aims to enable ejaculation without sperm thus avoiding the use of any contraceptive method (condom, coitus interruptus, pills, patches, etc). The reversibility of the intervention is possible and the results are above 80% in experienced hands.

5-What is Prostatic Obstruction and Plasma?

Prostate is a gland che embraces the urethra (the tube urine), gradually grows in size and this can cause over the years urethral obstruction manifested by a certain symptoms. When the time arrives operate, several solutions can be Plasma being the newest among them. Millimeter instrument tip creates a plasma cloud which vaporizes prostate tissue and accurately closed vessel thereby reducing bleeding simultaneously. Plasma Vaporization Prostatic represents an innovative procedure allows che offer the patient a maximum level of safety and effectiveness in treating prostate obstruction of benign prostatic hyperplasia.

6-What are the functional changes in the bladder?

The urinary bladder is a “special” muscle functional abnormalities that may occur due to different causes. These anomalies or functional abnormalities of the bladder can cause different symptoms (obstructive, irritative) that can make longer path per porta to diagnosis.

7-What is Incontinence?

Incontinence is the involuntary loss of urine and represents an important social and hygienic problem for the patient. Depending on the underlying cause incontinence, it can be divided into two large families (stress or urge) that are treated in quite different ways including.

8-What is the Prostate?

The prostate is a gland that is part of the male reproductive system, it is located below the bladder and in front of the rectum and goes all around a tube called the urethra that carries urine from the bladder through the penis to the outside; its main function is to produce a fluid that enriches semen.

9-I have prostate surgery and since then, I have erection problems it’s not like before and, sometimes, it is impossible to have a normal erection. Is there a remedy?

There is always a remedy but not always possible to find the solution in a short time. Oral medications (pills) are a good solution but it is not the only and the specialist will know advise the best.

10) I have operated penile prosthesis, corporoplasty (penile curvature), or varicocele vasectomy. When I can go back to having sex with my partner?

The time between the intervention and to maintain security sex changes depending on the intervention. In case of penile prosthesis and corporoplasty never before month after surgery and never without “authorization” of cirugano, if varicocele vasectomy or no contraindications but physical rest is recommended 24-48 hours after surgery.

Last Updated on by Marco Cosentino