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Urology is the science that deals with non-surgical and surgical treatments of female and male urinary tracts (kidney, ureter, bladder, urethra), as well as the male reproductive system (testicle, scrotum, prostate and penis).

Urology deals with surgical treatments of diseases such as prostate cancer, kidney cancer, kidney stones etc. It also involves medical treatments of diseases such as urinary tract infection, benign prostatic hyperplasia etc.

Urology deals with the treatment of male and female urinary tract diseases and male reproductive system diseases.

  • Female and male urinary tract diseases;
    • Suprarenal gland surgeries,
    • Kidney (kidney stone, kidney cyst, kidney cancer, etc.)
    • Ureter (Ureter stone etc.)
    • Bladder (Bladder infection, stone, etc.)
    • Urethra (Urethra infection, stenosis, etc.)
  • Diseases of the male reproductive system;
    • Testicle and its appendages (testicular infection, testicular cancer, etc.)
    • Scrotum
    • Seminal vesicle
    • Prostate (prostate inflammation, prostate enlargement, prostate cancer)
    • Penis (penis curvature etc.)

The term andrology, which consists of the combination of the words "Andros = Man" and "Logos = Science", was first used in Ancient Greece.

Andrology is the sub-branch of the department of Urology, and it deals with;

  • male sexual health,
  • male infertility
  • female sexual health.

Andrology deals with medical and surgical treatments of diseases such as erectile dysfunction, ejaculation problems, penile curvature, which are related to male sexual health. It also deals with non-surgical treatments of male infertility, surgical treatment of varicocele, treatment of patients with no sperm (azoospermia), and surgical treatment of patients with ejaculatory duct obstruction. In female sexual health, it deals with the treatments of sexual desire, arousal, and orgasm (satisfaction) disorders.