benign prostate hyperplasia consult at Australian Urology Associates

What is the prostate? The prostate gland is a small, solid gland roughly the size of a walnut, located behind the pubic bone. It is situated beneath the bladder, surrounding the first part of the urethra. Approximately 0.5ml of each ejaculate is fluid made by the prostate, containing a number of substances that nourish the … Read more

neurogenic bladder Australian Urology Associates

What is a “Neurogenic Bladder”? A neurogenic bladder is the term given to the loss of normal bladder function caused by damage to part of the nervous system. Normal bladder function relies on a complex co-ordination of nerve and muscle function to allow the storage and elimination of urine. Abnormalities of the nervous system can … Read more

Haematuria Australian Urology Associates

What is Haematuria? Haematuria is the presence of blood in the urine. Haematuria can be classified into 2 types: Microscopic haematuria -where the blood is not visible and present only on testing of the urine. Macroscopic haematuria- where there is visible blood in the urine causing it to be discoloured pink, red, brownish-red or tea-coloured. … Read more

Kidney Stones diagnosis and treatment Australian Urology Associates

AUA urologists offer diagnosis and treatment options for kidney stones. What are kidney stones? Kidney Stones (calculi) are hardened mineral deposits that form in the kidney. They originate as microscopic particles and develop into stones over time. Urinary stones may contain various combinations of chemicals. The most common type of stone contains calcium in combination … Read more