Best Oncourology Hospital in Ludhiana, Punjab
Who is an Oncourologist?
Oncourologist helps in treating the complex tumors related to the urinary system (bladder, urethra, and kidneys) along with male genital organs. The treatment is minimally invasive in which endoscopic operations are applied. If there is a need for hormonal therapy, chemotherapy, and targeted radiation therapy are also given.
Oncosurgery is slightly difficult, but with the minimally invasive operation, this problem has been reduced.
- Laparoscopic nephrectomy
- Transperitoneal nephrectomy
- Lumbar nephrectomy
- Thoracoabdominal nephrectomy
What surgical interventions are conducted by oncourologists?
- Remove the prostate.
- Removes the bladder
- Remove the testicle (orhfunkullectomy).
- Remove the kidney affected by the tumor.
- Remove the adrenal gland, affected by a benign and malignant tumor.
- Installs uroventa patients after removal of the prostate, which makes urination possible.
- Treats the side effect of radiation therapy – radiation cystitis.
The main medical issue is prostate cancer. Every year the number of this issue has increased. The increased risk factor for this issue is old age. One of the significant factors with this issue of hereditary. The patients should limit animal fat. Additionally, if a person works in hazardous industries then there is an increased risk of getting in contact with cadmium. The cancer problem can be prevented by abandoning bad habits. If you notice blood in the urine, pain while urinating, or the frequency is more than usual then consult the doctor right away.
At our hospital, the doctor will note down all the symptoms you are having because nothing should be left out.
What diseases are treated by oncourologists?
Onco Urologist studies the tumor course of the genitourinary sphere. Urinary organs include ureters, bladder, and kidneys. Male genital organs are in the competence of the doctor, the testicles, and the seminal vesicles, penis, and prostate.
The risk of kidney cancer is increased by smoke, obesity, work with heavy metals, and estrogen intake. In many cases, testicular cancer can come along with infertility and congenital malformation in the testicles. It is best to visit them after the age of 55 for getting the regular rectal examination. The doctor also helps in treating the plasticity of the bladder once it is removed.
What kind of tests are performed by an onco urologist?
Onco-urologist will prepare the survey plan in which you need to get a blood test for oncomarkers, ultrasound, CT, X-ray, genitourinary system, prostate puncture, or cystoscopy. The diagnostic of digital rectal examination should be done once a year for men over the age of 50. To get the right diagnosis the blood test is done from a vein – PSA.
One day before the test, you should not drink alcohol or coffee. The elevated parameters of PSA analysis do not always tell that you have a cancer issue but it needs to be altered. Cancer issues will only be confirmed following the MRI or ultrasound.
If you are in doubt, what you need to or what treatment plan you should get then consult the doctor at our hospital.
When do I contact the doctor?
You need to consult the doctor immediately in case of seizures and blackouts. While some of these symptoms may be a result of other medical condition, it is always advisable to receive immediate medical attention. Repeated seizures can cause serious injury and must never be ignored.Book an Appointment