Need for pediatric urologist
Unlike adults, children can hardly explain their pain points, keep aside explaining what’s
bothering them. It’s hard to get them to answer the medical questions, and have their
cooperation during the examination process.
Paediatric urologists are experts in dealing with the special needs of kids and their parents
while discussing the convesntionally embarrassing and potentially sensitive subjects related to
genetelia. They are rained to treat kids in a way that makes them comfortable, re;axed and
cooperative thereby facilitating the effectiveness of the medical procedures. Moreover the
paedistric urologist uses equipments and tools meant exclusively for kids which makes procedures
less threatening for kids.
So when a paediatrician suggests a paediatric urologists its because the child needs the range
of treatment options, the most extensive training and expertise that a paediatric urologist
Problems treated by paediatric urologists
Bedwetting: A problem in several childer globally can be consulted and cured by a
paediatric urologist. For some children, wetting during daytime might also happen and it
could be a urinary tract issue or because of UTI.
Undescended testicle us a problem in around 3%-4% of newborns. However, for half of these
babies, the testicles drop without any medical help within the first 3 months of life. Only
around 2% need medical assistance from a Paediatric urologist.
A hernia is a medical condition when a particular part of the intestine protrudes out
through a weak stomach muscle. In kids, the area is mostly around the belly button or the
Vesicoureteral reflux is a medical condition where the urine flows reverse from the
bladder to the kidney. Around 10 out of 100 healthy children suffer from vesicoureteral
reflux and three-fourth of them are females.
Prenatal Hydronephrosis is the medical condition where the kidney swells up due to the
accumulation of urine. This is usually detected by the ultrasound conducted during
Serious urinary tract or kidney disorders may have varied symptoms but the most common symptoms
of a urological problem are uncontrolled. Frequent or painful urination. The paediatric
urologists’ use different diagnostic procedures along with their skill and experience to
diagnose the correct medical disorders and diseases for newborns, kids and adolescents.
Paediatric urologists cross the globe investigate intelligent ways of diagnosing these problem
in the featus before they take a fully-fleged form.
Some diagnostic procedure used include:
Nuclear renal scan
Comprised axial tomography scan
Treatments and procedures conducted by paediatric urologists
The paediatric urology uses a wide spectrum of non-invasive, slightly invasive and surgical
procedures to treat and cure urological abnormalities and issues.
Artificial urinary sphincter( AUS) implantation is the process of implanting the AUS
devise to treat medium to severe urinary inconsistence, mostly in men.
Bladder reconstruction is conducted when the entire bladder is removed and the body needs
a new place to store urine.
Cystoscopy is the procedure allowing the doctor to see into the urethra and the inner
lining of kidney, mostly for diagnosis.
Genitoplasty and vaginoplasty
Circumcision is the procedure of removing the foreskin of human penis to reduce the
bacteria that live under the foreskin and causes infections.
Deflux® procedure is the process of injecting Deflux implant into the bladder wall to form
a bulge and prevent the backward flow of urine into the ureter.
Penile and urethral reconstruction