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Urology

The study and treatment of disorders of the urogenital organs.

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external beam radiation therapy

Biology; Urology

A 25-28 treatment protocol that utilizes External Beam Radiation. Approximately 6800-7400 rads of radiation energy is delivered to the Prostate. There can be some radiation effect on surrounding ...

dihydrotestosterone (DHT)

Biology; Urology

A androgenic hormone that is thought to be responsible for the development of male sexual functions.

habit training

Biology; Urology

A behavioral technique that calls for scheduled toileting at regular intervals on a planned basis. Unlike bladder training, there is no systematic effort to motivate the patient to delay voiding and ...

bladder training

Biology; Urology

A behavioral technique that teaches the patient to resist or inhibit the urge to urinate, and to urinate according to a schedule rather than urinating at the urge.

orchiectomy

Biology; Urology

The surgical removal of one or both of the testicles. It's often used as a type of hormone therapy for prostate cancer where one or both testicles are surgically removed to reduce testosterone.

radical retropubic prostatectomy

Biology; Urology

The surgical removal of prostate through an abdominal incision. The prostate is completely removed. It is used to treat caner that is localized within the prostate gland. The incision is made in the ...

prostatectomy

Biology; Urology

The surgical removal of the prostate. There are several different types of prostatectomy, including suprapubic / retropubic prostatectomy, radical retropubic prostatectomy, perineal prostatectomy.

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