Reconstructive urology is surgery to restore normal function by repairing, rerouting, or recreating areas of the upper and lower urinary tract and some reproductive organs.
Patients might need reconstructive urology because of injuries, birth defects, medical conditions, or complications from surgery or other treatment.
Reconstructive surgical procedures help people with a variety of conditions, such as physical abnormalities, incontinence and strictures, or trauma related to another surgery. These procedures may focus on genitalia, kidneys, bladder, ureter and more; they often combine urologic expertise with plastic surgery techniques.
There are many areas with reconstructive urology, including the:
Infertility tests can be expensive and might not be covered by insurance — find out what your medical plan covers ahead of time.
Diagnosing male infertility problems usually involves: