General urology procedure leaflets

 

This page lists leaflets produced or used by our department. Each leaflet is reviewed at least every three years to make sure it is kept up to date.

Blue light cystoscopy

Description:
The aim of this information sheet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about having a blue light cystoscopy. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives of the procedure as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Deflux® for the treatment of vesico-ureteric reflux (VUR)

Description:
This information sheet explains more about the use of Deflux® to treat your vesico-ureteric reflux (VUR), sometimes referred to as STING procedure.

Flexible cystoscopy - examining your bladder

Description:
This leaflet explains what you can expect if you have a flexible cystoscopy to examine your bladder, covering risks, alternatives and sources of further support.

Having a circumcision - information for men

Description:
Explains what a circumcision is, the benefits, risks and alternatives as well as what happens during the surgery and how you can prepare beforehand.

Having a cystoplasty

Description:
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having cystoplasty. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives, as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Having a vasectomy

Description:
This information sheet has been given to you to help answer some of the questions you may have about having a vasectomy. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives of the procedure as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to speak to a doctor or nurse caring for you.

Hydrocele repair

Description:
This leaflet explains more about hydrocele repair, including the benefits, risks and any alternatives as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Lithotripsy - Treatment for kidney stones

Description:
This leaflet explains more about having lithotripsy to treat your kidney stones. It describes the benefits, risks, alternatives and what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Mitrofanoff continent urinary diversion

Description:
This leaflet explains more about a Mitrofanoff continent urinary diversion. This is an alternative method of collecting and storing urine in the bladder when the normal mechanism is not working properly.

Open retroperitoneal lymph node dissection

Description:
This leaflet explains more about an open retroperitoneal lymph node dissection (RPLND), including the benefits, risks and any alternatives and what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Prosthesis - Insertion of a malleable penile prosthesis

Description:
This leaflet explains more about the insertion of malleable penile prosthesis, including the benefits, risks and any alternatives and what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Prosthesis - Insertion of a testicular prosthesis

Description:
This leaflet explains more about your operation to insert a testicular prosthesis. It includes the benefits, risks and any alternatives, as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Prosthesis - Insertion of an inflatable penile prosthesis

Description:
This leaflet explains more about the insertion of an inflatable penile prosthesis, including the benefits, risks and any alternatives and what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Rigid cystoscopy - Examining your bladder

Description:
This leaflet provides an explanation of rigid cystoscopy, including risks, benefits and alternatives and sources of further support.

Ureteric stent insertion

Description:
This leaflet explains more about having a ureteric stent inserted. It describes the benefits, risks, alternatives and what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Ureteroscopy

Description:
This leaflet explains more about having a ureteroscopy. It describes the benefits, risks, alternatives and what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Urodynamics test - Having a urodynamics test

Description:
The aim of this leaflet is to answer any questions you may have about having a urodynamics test. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives of the procedure as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.
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