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CIRCUMCISION REDUCES THE RISK OF URINARY TRACT INFECTION UTI

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A  review of randomised controlled trials compared the frequency of urinary tract infection UTI in circumcised and uncircumcised boys. The results showed a significantly reduced risk of urinary tract infection UTI.  

ROBOTICS & PAEDIATRIC UROLOGY

The introduction of robotic surgery has many advantages and is carried out for a wide ranges of surgical procedures. The introduction into paediatric urology has led to innovations in the world of robotic paediatric urology, presenting a therapeutic alternative in the treatment ..

CIRCUMCISION & FORESKIN PATHOLOGY

Parents often consult regarding any discussion of suspected foreskin pathology such as phimosis, hypospadias or buried penis.

PAEDIATRIC UROLOGY ANTENATALLY

Paediatric Urology antenatally is the study during the pregnancy (antenatally) of the paediatric urology system development. During the pregnancy (antenatally) the scan (known as ultrasound scan) will show the kidneys, ureters and bladder (known as KUB).   KUB abnormality seen on ..

VESICOURETHRAL REFLUX

Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) is the flow backwards of the urine from the bladder back up into the kidneys. The normal flow of urine is from the kidneys, along the ureters to the bladder. Normally the muscles of the bladder and ureters, ..

URETHRAL STRICTURE

The urethra  carries the urine from the bladder to the outside of the body, in boys this is to the end of the penis. Narrowing of part of or all of the urethra is called urethral stricture and is more ..

SOLITARY KIDNEY

Solitary kidney is a condition where one kidney is absent, so instead of having two kidneys there one kidney present, due to one absent kidney; also known as a solitary kidney, renal dysplasia or renal agenesis. This condition may be ..

CIRCUMCISION & FORESKIN PROBLEMS

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Families seeking circumcision often consult about common general practice and specialist foreskin problems. There are several other blogs about foreskin problems, so have written this blog about different foreskin problems (covering skin of the penile tip). PHIMOSIS  is where the ..

CIRCUMCISION & HYDRONEPHROSIS

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Hydronephrosis is the swelling of a kidney due to a build-up of urine. It happens when urine cannot drain out from the kidney to the bladder from a blockage or obstruction. Hydronephrosis can occur in one or both kidneys. Hydronephrosis ..

CIRCUMCISION & FACTOR XI DEFICIENCY (HAEMOPHILIA C)

Circumcision and Factor XI (eleven) deficiency , also known as Haemophilia C. Factor XI (eleven) deficiency (also known as Haemophilia C) is a bleeding disorder which can affect all people of all heritages it is common in Ashkenazi Jewish people. ..