We at The Nairobi West Hospital, offer comprehensive treatment for various urological conditions. Our state-of-the-art facilities specialise in providing services in the areas of urology, uro-oncology, reconstructive urology, robotic surgery, kidney transplantation & laparoscopic andrology services among others.
Considered as the best urology hospital, we incorporate the latest advancements of the medical field to offer highest clinical governance standards and patient-centric care.
Some of our exceptional services include Laparoscopic Urological Surgery, ABO Incompatible Kidney Transplant, Renal Transplantation, Uro-Oncology, Reconstructive Surgery of Urinary Tract, and laser urological procedures. In addition to this, we have also installed intuitive surgical Da Vinci XI Robotic System to perform highly complex urological procedures like radical cystectomy, radical prostatectomy, partial nephrectomy, etc. All of the urological surgeries are performed laparoscopically to ensure great precision for improved patient outcomes.
Urological ConditionsThere are many urological conditions and diseases that can affect a person irrespective of their age and gender. Some of the most common urological conditions are listed below:
- Urinary-Tract Infections (UTIs)
Occurring due to pathogenic bacteria or viruses, UTIs lead to a frequent urge to urinate accompanied by a burning sensation while urinating. Some other symptoms include cloudy urine, pelvic pain in women and fatigue. Urinary Tract Infection is more common in women as compared to men.
- Kidney Stones
These are crystalized form of substances like calcium and oxalates & uric acid crystals that accumulate over the time and form small stones in kidney. A person suffering from kidney stones may experience severe pain in lower abdomen, pain while urinating, frequent urination and nausea.
- Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
Also known as prostate enlargement, this urological condition occurs in men. The prostate gland gets bigger that leads to various complications including urinary tract infections and bladder stones. Its signs and symptoms range from trouble in urination, loss of bladder control to weak stream and nocturia.
- Bladder Cancer
It refers to cancer that begins from the tissues of the bladder. The cells grow uncontrollably and form tumors inside the organ. Most common symptom of bladder cancer is blood in urine. Others include pain during urination, urgent need to urinate and increased frequency of urination.
- Kidney Cancer
Also called renal cancer, this type of cancer begins in kidneys when there is an overproduction of abnormal cells. Its symptoms may vary from person to person and include loss of appetite, blood in the urine, lump in the abdomen, fatigue, anemia among others.
- Prostate Cancer
Occurring in men, prostate cancer affects prostate gland which is a small walnut-sized gland that produces seminal fluid. Symptoms of prostate cancer may include difficulty in urination, blood in semen, erectile dysfunction, pain in bones, and discomfort in the pelvic region.
If a person is experiencing symptoms related to above-mentioned urological conditions, the best step is to visit the best urology hospital in Kenya and get the diagnosis done. We at Nairobi West Hospital , have state-of-the-art facilities to provide accurate results that lead to better treatment of urology diseases.
Some of the common urological treatments are listed below:
- Lifestyle Changes
In conditions like UTIs, doctors recommended some lifestyle changes to the patient in the initial stages to control the symptoms. Some of them are limiting the amount of caffeine, quitting smoking, drinking enough water to stay hydrated and consumption of cranberry juice.
Doctors prescribe medications to cure urological diseases. The medications may range from antibiotics to chemotherapy drugs depending on the type of urological condition.
Surgical treatments are performed depending on the condition and the stage of the disease. Some of the common surgical procedures are laparoscopic urologic surgery, robotic surgery, kidney transplantation and reconstructive surgery of the urinary tract.
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