Urology is a surgical super specialty dealing with ailments of Genital Urinary Tract System in male and female and also male reproducing organs.
It is one of the vastest branches of surgery, dealing with diseases of kidney, bladder and prostrate to include incontinence, impotence, infertility, cancer and reconstruction of the genitor-urinary tract and encompasses patients of both sexes and all ages.
Urology is one of the first specialties to use key-hole surgery and still retains the most comprehensive array of minimally-invasive techniques for patients. The doctors here at Malabar Hospitals are pioneers in handling all Urological conditions such as
- Kidney Stone disease
- Congenital Urinary Tract Abnormalities
- Obstruction of the Urinary systems
- Prostrate Enlargement
- Erectile Dysfunction
- Urinary Incontinence
- Kidney Transplantation etc.
The Department Of Urology at Malabar Hospitals performs over a thousand surgeries and Urology related procedures in a year and treat over 10,000 patients on an Out-Patient basis. We are one of the few centers in the country which offers highly specialized tests such as video Urodynamics for patients with Neurological disorders and template Prostate biopsy for patients with suspected Prostate cancer who have repeated negative prostate biopsies.
Urological cancer care at our institute provides a holistic approach to cancer care with strict adherence to the current well accepted evidence based treatment. Each patient’s cancer treatment is endorsed by our multi-disciplinary tumor board which has representation from Urologists, Medical Oncologists, Radiation Oncologists, Pathologists, Radiologists and Palliative care Medicine experts. Malabar Hospitals are at the forefront of treatment for penile cancer with the expertise to perform dynamic sentinel’s lymph node biopsy which is currently performed at handful centres across the world. With minimally invasive (key-hole) surgery becoming a gold standard in the treatment of Urological Cancers, this is available for kidney, bladder, and Prostate Cancer at our centre. Malabar Hospitals also have a well-established Laparoscopy program and offer laparoscopic Nephrectomy, Laparoscopic partial Nephrectomy and Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy for the treatment of kidney and Prostrate cancer.
Malabar Hospital is one of the first Urology center in North Kerala to introduce 100 watts Holmium Laser Treatment. With the introduction of laser technology the treatment of Kidney Stone and Prostrate disease has evolved tremendously. At Malabar Hospitals, both rigid and flexible (retro grade intra renal surgery) Ureteroscopy is available for effective management of Ureteric and kidney stones.