Why should I undergo for a Urological Consultation?
- To prevent or detect urological cancers such as cancer of the urinary bladder or prostate cancer
- Detect the malignant diseases in the early stages can be treated more successfully
- Urological Consulations uasually are recommended in men after the age of 45, but if you have family history of prostate cancer in close family members, then Urological Consulations should be performed after the age of 40
- Prostate cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in men in the world wide
- Due to screening methods the prostate cancer can be easily detected in early stages
- Most of the diagnostic patterns are non-invasive
- Compared to women, men are less likely to attend prevention programs
What is a Urological Check?
A Urological Check is an examination to prevent or to detect urological diseases. This form of check-up includes a consultation with one of SALAMTK expert for urology who will conduct a precise anamnesis and ask some questions about your sexual history and which urological symptoms that you may have.
For sure the physical examination is also a part of the urological check-up, and afterwards an abdominal ultrasound will be done which help our doctor to evaluate the urinary bladder, the kidneys and the prostate. Furthermore the doctor will continue the next step in the physical examination which is digital examination for the prostate. In addition to this he will make a sonography of your prostate through the rectum in which help also to evaluate the size and form. Blood exams will be for sure done in order to measure the PSA value, which can help also in the diagnosis of the malignant cancers of the prostate. Also your urine will be examined in the laboratory. After the examinations there will be enough time to discuss the results with the doctor and ask questions.
Which diseases can be prevented and/or detected?
- Cancer of the urinary bladder
- Prostate cancer
- Cancer of the kidneys
- Urological infections
Which components does a Urological Check comprise?
- Consultation of a specialist
- Urological anamnesis
- Physical examination
- Sonography of the abdomen
- Rectal sonography of the prostate
- Blood examination including PSA value
- Urine sample