Cocaine and urology

From "101 Aphorisms, adages, and illustrations for the urological resident and nascent physician." 109. The Only Thing E.N.T. Has over Urology is Cocaine   One day in the urology clinic the intern I have previously mentioned in this book (the one that told the BS-ing older patient that he should treat his impotence by abstaining …

Vasectomy Reversal Success Story Northeast Georgia Urological Associates

January 22, 2015 Dr. McHugh performed my vasectomy in October 2012 after the birth of my daughter. In early 2014 my wife and I decided to try for a second child. Dr. McHugh  reversed my vasectomy on March 6, 2014. The procedure was completed in a few hours with no complications. I experienced no more …

Considering a Prostatectomy? Ask about bladder neck contractures (stricture) and how often it occurs..

You Don’t Cure Strictures…You Manage Them I have always enjoyed pretending to talk about something completely ridiculous, but in a serious tone, in front of strangers. In fact, on my first trip in an airplane to Washington D.C. for a Key Club convention, the friend I went with told me, “John, if don’t start acting …

Is a word to the wise sufficient… in prostate cancer decision making?

A Word to the Wise…  Ken Dixon’s father was one of the first surgeons of Hall County, Georgia and as a result Ken is an encyclopedia of medical stories. I did not realize until I began this book that most of Ken’s stories involve people who are “characters.” Recently he was telling me about a …

Trouble voiding after radiation for prostate cancer? Proceed with caution!

Tissue don't heal well if you go a cuttin on it after radiation. Think incontinence and scarring if you do a procedure on a prostate that has been treated with seeds or external beam radiation. You can fix obstructive voiding symptoms before radiation by conventional methods but after radiation treatment is fraught with complications. It …