Continental Institute of Urology
The department of urology at Continental Hospitals offers excellence in treatment & care for all ailments associated with the urinary tract in both males & females. This includes diseases & disorders of the kidneys, urethra, bladder and ureters. Specifically in males, the department also deals with ailments of the reproductive system – the penis, testes, scrotum and the prostate gland.
Continental Hospitals is one of the best hospitals in India for urology, renowned for its superior patient care and excellent patient outcomes. An experienced and well-trained team of expert urologists offer specialist care for conditions such as urinary tract infections, prostate enlargement as well as surgical management of conditions such as kidney stones and cancers of the bladder, prostate cancers amongst others.
Taking a patient-centered and holistic approach, our team of specialists work with experts in other fields such as oncology & radiology for a comprehensive treatment & care of the patients. Our surgeons are trained in the latest advancements of robotic urologic surgeries, which allow for faster recovery, decreased trauma, and improved results.
A compassionate and dedicated nursing team, state-of-the-art infrastructure, advanced surgical protocols and world-class standards of urological care makes us one of the best urology hospitals in India.
The Department of urology at Continental Hospitals provides excellent treatment & care for a wide array of ailments associated with the urinary tract as listed below:
- Urinary tract infections
- Kidney stones
- Urinary incontinence
- Benign prostrate hyperplasia
- Interstitial cystitis
- Renal failure
The common symptoms associated with urological conditions include - blood in urine, painful urination, frequent urination and weak urine flow. Evidence of any such symptoms should be immediately reported to a urologist for investigation and assessment.
The department of urology at Continental Hospitals is equipped with state-of-the-art diagnostic facilities for the early detection and diagnosis of all types of urological diseases.
Our team of expert urologists ensure that every patient undergoes a thorough and necessary diagnostic procedures to identify the ailments accurately, and adequately to arrive at an appropriate treatment plan.
The specialized diagnostic procedures undertaken for urological diseases include
Blood Tests - there are several blood tests that are useful for diagnosis in urology, helping the physicians understand underlying ailments.
Urine Tests – these include urinalysis, urine culture and sensitivity and 24-hour urine tests to ascertain the exact urological problem.
Urinalysis is performed using a dipstick to detect and measure parameters like blood, sugar, protein and other substances in the urine. Microscopic examination of the urine sample is used to find blood cells, crystals, bacteria, yeast and other substances that may be present.
Urine cultures are laboratory tests performed when a urinary tract infection is suspected. The culture is incubated for several hours to reveal whether bacteria are present in urine and the type of the same. Sensitivity studies are performed that determine which antibiotics will be useful in treating the infection.
24-hour urine tests help in detecting many disease processes. All urine expelled by the patient in a 24-hour period is collected and analyzed for abnormal levels of the many substances that are filtered from the bloodstream by the kidneys.
Ultrasound – This is used to examine the kidneys, bladder and testicles. It helps diagnose conditions such as cysts, lumps, tumors, stones, kidney enlargement and abnormalities in the bladder and urethra.
Imaging Tests – Such as X-rays and CT scans offer detailed images of the urinary tract, bladder and kidneys to ascertain urological disorders
Cystoscopy – Is helpful in looking into the patient’s bladder using a small probe is inserted into the urethra to observe any abnormalities like tumors or stones.
Urine Flow Study – This is to determine the rate and force of urination. An abnormal flow study may indicate obstruction in urinary tract or issue with prostate.
Urodynamics – This is performed with the help of pressure-measuring catheters are inserted into the rectum and bladder to measure muscle tone and nerve activity of the bladder during urination.
Biopsy – A biopsy is performed in cases of suspected cancers, wherein a small tissue sample is obtained under anesthesia with ultrasound guidance and tested for presence of cancerous cells.
The department of urology at Continental Hospitals offers excellence in surgery & care for all types of ailments of the urinary tract and the male reproductive system. We have an expert panel of urologists with decades of experience in treating the most complicated urological ailments.
The course of treatment for each patient varies from the type of disease, co-morbidities, patient history & lifestyle, among other factors. From surgical interventions to clinical management, the department of cardiology at Continental Hospitals, Hyderabad offers the complete spectrum of treatment options for all urology diseases.
Our surgeons are trained in the latest advancements of robotic urologic surgeries, which allow for faster recovery, decreased trauma, and improved results.
Urological surgeries & procedures offered at Continental Hospitals Hyderabad include:
- Robotic Surgeries
- Robotic Radical Prostatectomy
- Robotic Partial Nephrectomy
- Laparoscopic Urology
- Mini PCNL
- TURP (Monopolar & bipolar)
- Laser proctectomy
- Renal Transplantation
- Reconstructive Urology
- Andrology Treatment
- Male-infertility Treatment
Technology & Facilities
The department of urology at Continental Hospitals, Hyderabad is known as one of the best hospitals for urological conditions in India, because of the excellent infrastructure and state-of-the-art facilities. We remain steadfast in our commitment to provide, prevent, and improve urological care for every single one of our patients.
Equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and world-class infrastructure to deliver excellence in healthcare, Continental Hospitals has consistently set a benchmark for the highest standards of clinical excellence.
The facilities at Continental Hospitals for cardiac care include a state-of-the-art operation theaters, post-op facilities, and advanced ICUs.
Continental Hospitals provides the finest in Urology diagnosis and treatments. This involves having the best urology doctors in Hyderabad on our team. Our specialists are some of the best in the country with years of experience and expertise from renowned institutions. Their experience includes international level training for treatment of specialised urological conditions. Continental Hospitals has the best urologists who are focussed on providing you with the latest treatments using up-to-date infrastructure and facilities.
Urologists are Continental Hospitals are experienced in the field of Laproscopic urology, renal transplant, kidney transplant, paediatric urology and uro-gynaecology. With a multi-disciplinary approach, doctors at Continental Hospitals are truly the best doctors for treatment of urinary problems in Hyderabad. Our doctors have also attended numerous workshops and won accolades for their work in the field of urology at National level. Their work on various path-breaking treatments in urology has been published in medical journals of repute.
Dr. Sai Sri Harsha Pakalapati
MBBS, MS (General Surgery), M Ch (Urology), FMAS, Fellowship in Robotic Surgery (Urology), Advanced Training in Robotic Urologic Oncology (USA)
Sr Consultant - Urology, Uro-oncology, Robotic Surgery & Renal Transplantation
Dr Shyam Varma
MBBS, MS, M.Ch
Sr Consultant - Laparoscopic Urology & Renal Transplant
Dr Vishwambhar Nath
MBBS, MS, DNB, M.Ch
Emeritus – Laparoscopic Urology & Renal Transplant
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