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  1. Vas Deferens
    Main duct thru which smen is carried from the epididymis to ejaculatory duct
  2. Vasectomy
    When vas deferens are cut and sealed by tying, stitching, cauterizing to prevent sperm from entering seminal stream
  3. Vasa Deferentia (2)
    • Plural of Vas Deferens
    • One of 2 ducts thru which sperm passes from testis to outside body
  4. Penile Doppler (4)
    • Diagnostic Test
    • Finds cause of ED
    • measures blood flow to penis (sensors)
    • 15-30 min test
  5. Urodynamics (4)
    • assesses how the bladder and urethra are performing storing and releasing urine
    • takes 30 minutes
    • tells urologists how well bladder and sphincter are working
  6. Rigiscan Test (3)
    • device taken home by pt
    • sensors attached to penis prior to sleep
    • monitors and records nocturnal activity
  7. Radical Prostatectomy
    Removal of prostate due to advanced prostate cancer
  8. biliary calculi
    stones in liver or gall bladder
  9. Urinary Calculosis
    Kidney Stones
  10. Prostate Biopsy (4)
    • 12 samples taken from prostate with needle
    • tests for cancer
    • usually done transrectally
    • Can also be done via urethra or perineum(taint)
    • may have bleeding in stool/urine afterward
  11. Epididymis
    long coiled tube that attaches to the rear of testicle to vas deferens
  12. Urologists Diagnose...(3)
    • ED
    • Urinary Tract Disorders
    • External genetalia (kidneys, penis, urethra, bladder, prostate)
  13. Cytoscopy (4)
    • Cytoscope is used to view bladder through urethra
    • takes 15-20 minutes
    • looking for stones
  14. Green Light Laser Surgery (4)
    • Reduces size of prostate due to BPH
    • vaporizes prostate tissue that blocks urine from exiting bladder
    • less invasive than TURP
  15. BPH (2)
    • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
    • Enlarged prostate NOT due to cancer
  16. Lithrotripsy
    Removal of stones using acoustic pulse
  17. TURP (5)
    • Trans Urethral Resection of the Prostate
    • 80-90% effective
    • Also used to treat BPH
    • Visualize prostate thru urethra and removing tissue by electrocutery or sharp dissection
    • Considered most effective treatment of BPH
  18. Urologist Education (6)



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    • Graduate from approved med school
    • complete ACGME accredited urology residency program that is minimum of 5 years
    • 1 year in general surgery
    • 3 years in clinical urology
    • Final year is spent as senior/chief resident in urology



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