Reconstructive Urology is to restore normal function by repairing, rerouting, or recreating areas of the upper and lower urinary tract and some reproductive organs. Patients may need reconstructive urology procedures to treat injuries, birth defects, medical conditions, or complications from surgeries.
Reconstructive urology surgery can help patients with conditions such as birth defects, cancer, neurological disorders, male and female incontinence, strictures, scar tissue in the urinary tract organs, and pelvic floor prolapse.
It can also help repair traumatic injuries to the kidney, ureter, bladder, and genitals. Traumatic injuries are often associated with pelvic fractures that can happen as a result of things like motor vehicle accidents or falls, and can often lead to scar tissue formation in the urethra.
Urologic conditions treated and reconstructive surgery include: –
- Bladder augmentation;
- Bladder fistulas;
- Bladder trauma;
- Erectile dysfunction surgery;
- Kidney trauma;
- Penile trauma;
- Peyronie’s disease;
- Surgical management of male and female urinary incontinence;
- Testicular trauma;
- Urethral stricture;
- Urethral trauma; and
- Urinary diversion.