Items Tagged ‘urology’

August 5th, 2016

Urology Team Rocks

By filtzp filtzp

My husband, Robert, has been dealing with trouble with retention when urinating, due to damage to his sphincster muscle not working after radiation. He had a TURP done and also a AMS800 device put in to help control the bladder. Things were great for about 3-4 years and then just recently he started having the […]

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Tags: bladder, bladder control, CYSTO, Dr Ja-Hong Kim, kidney stones, patient stories, radiation, TURP, Urology


Want to make sure you have strong swimmers? UCLA male fertility expert offers five tips for sperm health

July 26th, 2016

Want to make sure you have strong swimmers? UCLA male fertility expert offers five tips for sperm health

By Kim Irwin kimirwin

Urologist Dr. Jesse Mills  believes not enough attention is paid to male infertility. He wants to shine a light on the causes of infertility and the things that can be done to combat the condition. Up to 25 percent of couples have difficulties achieving pregnancy after six to eight months of trying. Doctors tend to […]

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Tags: antioxidants, Dr Jesse Mills, Exercise, fertility counseling, fruits, hot tubs, hot yoga classes, infertility, men's health, radiation, saunas, sperm, sperm health, sperm motility, The Men’s Clinic at UCLA, Urology, vegetables


Goober - "Good Times"

June 6th, 2016

Goober – “Good Times”

By Goober goober

Even during my summer of chemotherapy for M1b testicular cancer (I was in denial for six months as it kept growing rapidly), experiencing a myriad of nuclear imaging because of an unknown mass in my liver, and couple of surgeries I had because of my cancer, the very unpleasant times that I had turned into […]

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Tags: brain cancer, caretaker, chemotherapy, Dr Mark S Litwin, M1b testicular cancer, mass in my liver, nuclear imaging, oncology unit, ovarian cancer, patient stories, testicular cancer, UCLA School of Nursing, Urology, cancer survivorship


May 15th, 2014

Pediatric, Partial Nephrectomy Restores 5-Year-Old to Normal Activities

By uclahealth uclahealth

  “The first thing we thought was, ‘Oh my gosh, I hope this is not the C-word,’” says Angela Lomeli about her son, Alex, age 5. “That was the scary part.” It was a parent’s worst fear when Angela and her family learned about a suspicious growth discovered on Alex’s left kidney. At the time, […]

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Tags: Dr Jim Hu, patient stories, Pediatric Surgery, Urology


January 15th, 2013

Transvaginal mesh removal MyANGEL- Dr.Rodriguez

By Drb1903 drb1903_bv

December 22, 2009 … My life was changed forever. I was implanted with mesh for stress urinary incontinence. 3 years of pain all over my body, brain fog and erosion in my vagina led me to researching the Internet daily. I stumbled upon Medical Mesh News desk and my prayers were answered. Dr. Raz from […]

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Tags: patient stories, Dr Larissa Rodriguez, Dr Shlomo Raz, Urology


January 12th, 2013

Bladder Sling Removal & Dr. Raz

By NoMoreMesh linda_bv

Three Cheers for Dr. Raz. If prayers were smoke signals that you could see, I have no doubt that on any clear night, the sky would be full of them and many would be for the quiet unassuming man that many women know as Dr. Raz. That is because for many ‘mesh complications’ women he […]

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Tags: patient stories, Dr Shlomo Raz, Urology


April 3rd, 2012

Daniela’s Story – Bladder Surgery

By uclahealth uclahealth

Innovative bladder surgery helps to give Daniela greater freedom and independence Daniela Schirmer was home from college and having lunch in a restaurant with a friend when she slipped in the restroom and struck her head on the wall. The force of the impact broke the 22-year-old student’s neck. As a result of the accident, […]

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Tags: Dr Ja-Hong Kim, patient stories, UCLA Urology


October 1st, 2008

Poster Boy for Early Detection of Prostate Cancer

By uclahealth uclahealth

Carson Lev is the poster boy for early detection of prostate cancer. Although he was a regular at the annual Cruisin’ For A Cure car show, which raises money for research at UCLA’s Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, he avoided the free, on-site prostate cancer screening tests offered to men over 40. Although hounded by friend […]

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Tags: Cancer, Dr Jean deKernion, Prostate Cancer, PSA, Urology