In-office Procedures Performed
We Offer Patients the Ease of In-Office Urological Procedures
The Kern Medical Urology Department offers a variety of convenient urological procedures that can be performed in the safety and comfort of our offices.
Filling cystometry and pressure flow study are part of Urodynamic testing (sometimes referred to as UDS). These bladder function studies help diagnose problems related to urine control (or urinary incontinence), difficulty emptying the bladder, urgent or frequent need to urinate, weak or intermittent urinary stream and recurrent urinary tract infections.
Cystoscopy, or cystourethroscopy, is a procedure that lets a urologist view the inside of the bladder and urethra in detail.
For individuals with prostate cancer or low testosterone levels
Placing medications in bladder for patients with interstitial cystitis and for bladder cancers
A gene-based test to help decide if biopsy is really needed.
Penile Lesion Excision
Removal of lesions from the penis and foreskin, often with a laser, is necessary for biopsy.
Post-void residual volume (PVR)
A procedure that measures urine left in the bladder after urinating.
Self-Injection Therapy for Erectile Dysfunction
The drug is injected into the side of the penis with a very fine needle. The success rate for getting an erection firm enough to have sex is as high as 85 percent.
Ultrasound of the prostate and Biopsy of Prostate under Ultrasound guidance
The only way to find out for sure if you have prostate cancer.
Vasectomy is minor surgery to block sperm from reaching the semen that is ejaculated from the penis.