Pediatric Urology

Pediatric urology deals with problems related to the urinary system (kidneys, bladder, ureter and urethra) in children.
Pediatric Urology

Pediatric urology deals with problems related to the urinary system (kidneys, bladder, ureter and urethra) in children. These problems include congenital urological anomalies, urinary tract infections, urological tumors, urinary incontinence, urological traumas and problems related to genital organs.

What is Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric Urology?

Pediatric urology is a medical specialty that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of problems related to the kidneys, ureters, bladder, urethra and reproductive organs of children between the ages of 0-18. Urological problems observed in childhood may be different from urological problems observed in adults. These differences are related to the child's growth and development process. Pediatric urology plays an important role for the healthy development of children.

Pediatric urology specialists help children grow and develop normally by diagnosing children's urological problems early and providing appropriate treatment.

Which Diseases Do Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric Urology Treat?

Pediatric urology is a medical branch that deals with various urological diseases and problems observed in children. Diseases frequently encountered in this field include congenital urological anomalies, urinary tract infections, hydronephrosis (enlargement of the kidney), ureteropelvic junction stenosis, hypospadias (inability to regulate the patency of the urinary tract in male children), urinary reflux (urine flowing back from the bladder to the kidneys).

Liv Hospital Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric Urology Clinic

At the Liv Hospital Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric Urology Clinic, outpatient follow-up and treatment of all surgical problems related to the digestive system, urinary tract, chest cavity excluding the heart in children are carried out from prenatal period to 16 years of age. Surgical procedures are performed with minimally invasive methods (laparoscopy, thoracoscopy, endoscopy/keeping the scarring to the minimum) depending on the type of disease. Children shoulder the repercussions of a surgical intervention performed during childhood, when growth and development are the most rapid, throughout their lives. For this reason, all interventions performed on children should be conducted by a well-trained team of specialists who have undergone long and difficult training, are disciplined and learn the most modern treatment techniques, and can take the initiative and apply the most ideal treatment in a very short period of time.

Liv Hospital Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric Urologist Team is a clinic preferred by patients because it has not only the competency but, most importantly, the ability to approach children and infant patients. Cases of "ganglioneuroblastoma" and "retroperitoneal teratoma" cancers that occur in a rare number of 4 out of 1 million in the world have been successfully treated in our Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric Urology Clinic with complete surgical cure and without the need for additional medical treatmenl. Using minimally invasive techniques in the clinic, complex cases are treated with almost 100 percent success, minimal scarring, rapid recovery and “zero” pain.

At Liv Hospital Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric Urology Clinic, laparoscopic methods are preferred for circumcision, gallbladder, undescended testicle, appendicitis and Hirschsprung's operations, cystoscopic methods for kidney and bladder diseases, and esophascopic / bronchoscopic methods in case of foreign body entering the respiratory tract and digestive system and diseases concerning these areas. The biggest advantages of these methods are that there is almost no scar after the operation, the risk of infection is minimized, and children can return to their social lives and schools in a shorter time period compared to open surgery.

 

 

Neonatal Circumcision

Liv Hospital Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric Urology Specialists underline that there are various studies showing that when circumcision is performed early, urinary tract infections in newborns and infancy are reduced by an average of 10 times compared to uncircumcised children.

With Liv Hospital's experienced pediatric surgery team and safe surgical conditions, parents return to their daily lives quickly without the need for additional care due to rapid recovery after the newborn circumcision. From a cosmetic standpoint, the stitchless circumcision performed during this period is very successful as no cutting and stitching is required.

 

 

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