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Urinary Incontinence Jun 15th, 2018

Urinary incontinence, or the involuntary leakage of urine is one of the most common problems treated in female urology. It is important for the clinician to realize that there are several different types of urinary incontinence, each with a different cause and potential treatment options. These include stress incontinence, urge...

Not Every Man is Born with Two Testicles in the Scrotum Jun 14th, 2018

What are the main purposes of the Testicles ? Not every man is born with two testicles in the scrotum ( sac) . The testicles (or “testes”) are two reproductive solid organs that hang in a pouch-like skin sac (the scrotum) below the penis. The testicles are where sperm (...

Men who are not circumcised are at greater risk for Penile Cancer: Jun 13th, 2018

What is Penile Cancer?  Much more common in Haiti, cancer of the penis is rare in the United States. But, if you are uncircumcised, infected by the HPV virus, and practice poor penile hygiene you are at risk. Therefore, diagnosing penile cancer early is critical. The information here should help...

Can a Woman Bladder Fall in the Vagina ? Jun 12th, 2018

When the bladder of a woman falls in the vagina it is called a Cystocele. The most common symptom is the feeling of a vaginal bulge. A bulge in the vagina is something you can see with your eyes or feel. Other signs and symptoms that may be related to...

Eulogy For A Trailblazer of Haitian Urology Jun 11th, 2018

Dr Pierre- Alix Nazon, beloved husband and father, died on Tuesday, January 17, 2017, at the age of 56. Born on August 11, 1960, Dr. Nazon had an illustrious career in private and academic urology in Haiti, devoting his life to providing the best urologic care that Haiti can offer....

How Dangerous is Prostate Cancer ? Jun 10th, 2018

Prostate cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer among men. The prostate gland is an integral part of the male reproductive system. It is responsible for secreting prostatic fluid, comprising about 30% of the male ejaculate. This fluid promotes motility, protection of genetic material, and longevity of...

Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections in Women Jun 9th, 2018

Many women suffer from urinary tract infections (UTIs or cystitis). UTIs are a very common diagnosis among women of all ages. Some women suffer from recurrent UTIs, where their infections occur after a previous UTI has been treated and resolved. UTIs are infections in any area of the urinary system...

Mild Electrical Pulses Can Help Bladder Control Jun 8th, 2018

Overactive bladder (OAB), also known as overactive bladder syndrome, is a condition where there is a frequent feeling of needing to void to a degree that it negatively affects a person’s quality of life. The frequent need to urinate may occur during the day, at night, or both. Frequent urination...

Bluetooth-operated bionic sphincter controller close to human trial phase Jun 5th, 2018

Most of us don’t have to give much thought to the mechanics of going to the bathroom. Our bodies tell our brains when we have to go, and our brains tell our bodies when it’s acceptable to do so. But millions of people with incontinence have to cope numerous times...

Insights on Female Urology Dec 4th, 2017

Female urology also known as Female Pelvic medicine and Reconstructive surgery is a subspecialty of urology that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of urological conditions that affect the quality of life of women.   Kondisyon iwolojik yo ak opsyon tretman pou fanm varye konsiderableman paske anatomi kò yo pa...

Keeping the Love Alive: Modern treatments for male and female sexual dysfunction Dec 4th, 2017

Male Sexual Health Erectile dysfunction, or ED, is a condition in which it is hard for a man to get or keep an erection that’s firm enough for sex. ED affects as many as 30 million men. Most men have problems with erections from time to time. But when it...

Urology is Taking Off in Haiti Dec 4th, 2017

The Societe Haitienne D’Urologie (SHU) and the Global Association for the Support of Haitian Urology (GASHU) are proud to announce the official signature of a Memorandum of Understanding between the SHU and St. Francois de Salles on Friday, August 26, 2016 in Port-au-Prince on the premises of the newly built Hospital. Background Information:...