Surgical removal of the end of the foreskin that covers the head of the penis. This is usually performed shortly after birth for hygienic or religious reasons.
Surgical removal of a testicle. Excision of both testes is castration. Orchiectomy is a synonym
Plastic surgery of the testis, particularlythe surgery performed to correct a testicle that has not descended properly into the scrotum
Surgical fixation of an undescended testicle in the scrotum. Also called orchidopexy
incision and drainage of a testis
Removal of all or part of the prostate
Transurethral Microwave Thermotherapy
TUMT. Treatment of BPH is performed through the urethra using microwave energy to raise the remperature selectively and destroy prostatic tissue.
Transurethral Needle Ablation (TUNA)
Treatment of BPH performed through the urethra using low-level radio frequency energy. Ablation is a general term or removal of a growth or any part of the body.
Partial or completeremoval of the prostate gland by passing a cytoscope through the urethra. It is also called transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP). Resection is a term that means excision of all or part of a structure.
Removal of all or a segment of the vas deferens, usually done bilaterally to produce sterility
Surgically reconnecting the ends of the severed ductus deferens, done to correct an obstruction or as a form of vasectomy reversal.