The Urology Service has made a clear commitment to both evidence-based medicine and new technologies, as applied to urological surgery. Currently, the Service is divided into three work areas: reconstructive and functional urology (non-oncology), kidney transplantation and oncology urology.

In addition, the Service has a urological diagnosis section that supports the various functional units. Their operation, independently of their particular area of expertise, is structured according to current European guidelines.

The Service participates in the activity of the Unit:

And in the following areas of patient care:

  • Kidney Transplant
  • Reconstructive and Functional Urology
  • Urological Diagnostic Unit

The Service develops complex surgery in diverse fields, such as laparoscopic surgery, and uses emerging technologies such as NOTES and LESS (surgery that takes advantage of natural orifices). The Service's healthcare professionals in this area are world renowned.

The Urology Service has the largest living donor transplant program in Spain, with laparoscopic and robotic extraction. Since 2015, the Service has been introducing robotic surgery for prostatectomies (prostate cancer), cystectomies (bladder cancer) and living donor kidney transplants.

The Urological Diagnostic Unit carries out endoscopic studies of the lower extremities, urological ultrasound and functional studies of the lower urinary tract (urodynamics) and is equipped with an advanced care room where complex diagnostic techniques are performed with or without sedation and in collaboration with the Anesthesia Service. In addition, this advanced care room allows the integration of ultrasound and endoscopy systems for the performance of both endourological procedures (placement of nephrostomy probes, ureteral catheters, prostate biopsies by fusion, etc.) and advanced endoscopic treatments such as ureterorenoscopies, which is a treatment that doesn't require an overnight stay. The unit has a nursing stomatotherapy consultation, as well as an area for endovesical treatments and the teaching of patients with catheters or stomata.

Specialized external consultations are also available and daily clinical sessions are held to regularize and standardize the Service's operation, as well as to comply with internal quality controls.

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