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Urologic Surgery

Urologic surgery is the term that encompasses all surgical activities for the pelvis area — including the colon, urogenital, and gynecological organs — primarily for the treatment of obstructions, dysfunction, malignancies, and inflammatory diseases. Common urologic operations performed at St. Francis include:

  • Renal (kidney) surgery
  • Kidney removal (nephrectomy)
  • Surgery of the ureters, including ureterolithotomy or removal of calculus (stones) in the ureters
  • Bladder surgery
  • Pelvic lymph node dissection
  • Prostate surgery, including removal of the prostate
  • Testicular (scrotal) surgery
  • Urethra surgery
  • Surgery to the penis