Urology department is responsible for diagnosis and treatment of surgical diseases of male and female urinary tract system and male reproductive organs and adrenal glands.
It is a field that is making rapid progress due to development of technology and equipment, and various sub-specialized fields include urinary tumor, kidney transplant, male medicine (sexual dysfunction, male infertility), pediatric urology, female urology, urination disorder, internal urology, etc.
At Gil Medical Center, 8 specialists with high expertise are doing their best for diagnosis, treatment, and research activity. As of the latest medical equipment, it includes extracorporeal shockwave lithotripter, flexible renal endoscopy, laparoscopic surgical instruments, endoscopy (bladder, ureter, kidney) instruments, microscope for microsurgery, rectal ultrasonography, urodynamics machine, urinary incontinence therapy machine and laser equipment device. From radical surgery to microsurgery and non-invasive endoscopic surgery, we are making best effort for patients' recovery and treatment out of abundant clinical experience and various surgical cases.
Urinary stone usually causes severe pain and is considered to be medical emergency that requires quick intervention for diagnosis and treatment. It is also one of most common urinary condition among outpatient patients. Urinary stone clinic has the world's best extracorporeal shockwave lithotripter, flexible and hard ureterorenoscope and percutaneous lithotripter, which are used to remove urinary stones and provide effective treatment. We are proud to suggest top-class scale in terms of the treated urinary stone cases, number of surgeries, and success rate. In addition, we offer medical examinations of urinary stone analysis and metabolic tests to prevent recurrence, fulfilling treatment as well as prevention.
Urine drainage (urination) is an important physiological function in daily lives. This urinary function is primarily responsible for the bladder and urethra, but is closely controlled by brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves. Therefore, urination disorders may occur due to not only bladder, prostate or urethra problem but also various neurological diseases. This is referred to as 'neurogenic bladder. In addition, it is called urinary retention if you cannot urinate all of sudden even if there is no neurological condition. Urology is treating these kinds of various diseases.
At urinary incontinence clinic, professional and systematic treatment for uncontrolled urinary leakage is available. With the recent economic development, improvement in quality of life has become an important matter of interest, and people tend to be not proactive for treating urinary incontinence due to sense of embarrassment or delaying treatment about it. Urinary incontinence clinic is accurately diagnosing the cause of incontinence, and not only surgically corrects them but also uses various and effective non-surgical methods to treat urinary incontinence.
At men's medicine clinic, comprehensive treatment for men's issues is available, including erectile dysfunction, sexual dysfunction and male infertility. As there has been rising interest in the field of men's medicine, many kinds of treatment methods have been developed after series of studies. We are pursuing 'patient-oriented care' for systematic diagnosis and treatment.
Urinary and genital diseases change as children grow, so treatment methods must be adjusted accordingly. Commonly treated pediatric diseases include hydronephrosis, vesicoureteral reflux, undescended testis, and hypospadias.
Urology is a medical department dealing with organs related to urological organs such as the kidneys, ureter, bladder and urethra, which are pathways for urine generated, stored and excreted out of the body, and male reproductive organs such as the penis, testis, vas deferens, and prostate gland. It is a field of surgery that diagnoses and treats primarily with surgical methods. We treat urinary tumors (kidney cancer, prostate cancer, bladder cancer, testicular cancer, penile cancer and adrenal tumors) by open surgery or laparoscopic surgery.