Pediatric surgery and pediatric urology deals with diagnosing, treating, and managing children’s urinary and genital problems. If your child has an illness or disease of the genitals or urinary tract (kidneys, ureters, bladder) a pediatric urologist has the experience and qualifications to treat your child. Urology problems differ for adults and children.
Ankura Hospital has the best Pediatric Surgeons and Pediatric Urologists in Balanagar who are experienced in recognizing complex conditions with minimal invasive tests and procedures quickly. Ankura is dedicated to taking care of infants and children with genitourinary problems. Our top-notch pediatric surgeons are experienced in treating urological and surgical conditions like urinary tract problems during birth.
Reasons to visit a Pediatric Urologist at Ankura
Children sometimes do find it difficult to explain the symptoms they are experiencing, this might further lengthen the process of diagnosis and treatment. A Pediatric Urologist at Ankura is trained to focus on the unique needs of kids, including those that are sensitive subjects like genitalia and voiding problems. Our healthcare experts understand the hesitation and carry out the treatment to make them relaxed and cooperative.
In addition, pediatric urologists often use equipment specially designed for children. This helps create a comfortable and non-threatening environment for your child. Suppose your pediatrician at Ankura suggests that your child should see a pediatric urologist; you can be rest assured that we have the broadest range of treatment options, the most extensive and comprehensive training, and the greatest expertise in dealing with children and in treating children’s urinary tract disorders.
Facilities at Ankura’s Department of Pediatric Surgery and Surgery
- Pediatric Trauma care
- Round the clock availability of Pediatric anesthetists
- 24*7 Ambulance availability
- State of the art NICU, PICU
- Well-equipped operation theaters
- Excellent daycare facilities
- Monitoring rooms
- Pre and Post operation areas to ensure the utmost care for the young ones
Procedures performed at Ankura
- Umbilical Hernia Repair
- Hypospadias Repair
- Fixation of Undescended Testes
- Laparotomy for Tumor or Cyst Excision
- Ureteric Reimplantation
- Minor Suturing, Collagen Dressing for Burns
- Hydrostatic Reduction of Intussusception
Minimal Invasive Laparoscopic Surgery
- Laparoscopic Repair of Hernia
- Laparoscopic Appendectomy
- Laparoscopic Fundoplication and Gastrostomy
- Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty
- Vescicoscopic Ureteric Reimplantation
- Thoracoscopic CDH Repair
Book an appointment with us if your child is also suffering from an illness or disease of the genitals or urinary tract and get the best treatment here at Ankura!
Surgery of the genitourinary system (kidneys, ureter, bladder, and reproductive system) in children up to the age of 15 years is pediatric urology.
- Pain during passing urine-
- Thin stream
- Straining to pass urine
- Urinary retention or failure to pass urine
- Frequent passage of urine
- Hematuria or blood in urine
- Pyuria or pus in urine
- Bed wetting
- Incontinence of urine
- Urinary tract infection
- Pain in belly
- Abnormal looking penis or genitalia
- Testicular swelling or pain
- Antenatally diagnosed renal anomalies
- Antenatal Hydronephrosis
- Undescended testis
- Testicular torsion
- Testicular cysts or tumours
- Labial Adhesions
- Tight foreskin or phimosis
- Urinary tract infection Posterior urethral valves
- Vesico-ureteric reflux
- Pelviureteric junction obstruction
- Vesico-ureteric junction obstruction
- Neurogenic Bladder
- Dysfunctional Voiding/ Dysfunctional elimination syndrome
- Bladder diverticulum
- Duplex systems (or double ureters)
- Ectopic ureters
- Cystic kidney diseases
- Prune belly syndrome
- Stricture urethra
- Genital injuries
- Horseshoe kidney
- Absent kidney or renal agenesis
The average age for hypospadias correction has decreased over time, settling between 4 and 12 months. In most situations of healthy youngsters, within 1 year is the ideal time to do the surgery. It is not safe for anaesthesia for infants under 6 months. In almost all cases, the repair should be done before the infant turns one year old since the infant recovers faster, appears to have less morbidity, and is less mobile.
While it’s understandable for children to wet the bed now and then, especially during toilet training and as their bladders expand, it shouldn’t become a regular thing. Bladder control takes time to develop, but if your child is wetting the bed on a regular basis at the age of 5 or 6, it could be an indication of urinary incontinence. Stress or anxiety can make you pee your bed. When they’re older and wetting the bed more frequently, they’re showing signs of trouble. It can be aggravating, but it could be an indication of something more serious.
UTIs are more common in girls, but they can also affect guys. When germs or bacteria enter the urethra and aren’t flushed out during urine, they cause infections. Bedwetting, along with pain or burning while peeing, an overall sick feeling, cloudy or bloody urine, foul-smelling urine, or the urge to urinate frequently, can be signs of a UTI.
Undescended testicles occur when the testicles do not drop on their own after a few months. The testes should drop into the scrotum near the end of pregnancy or once their hormones have settled a few months after delivery in typical circumstances. The teste does not fall into the scrotum and instead remains in the abdominal wall in the case of undescended testicles. The reason for undescended testicles is unknown, however it is a serious condition and should be treated by a pediatric urologist.
Kidney stones are small, pebble-like stones that form when certain minerals in your urine calcify and build up in your kidneys. This can lead to the formation of small to large stones that are difficult to pass. Lithotripsy can be used if the stones are too large to pass normally or are causing severe pain. Lithotripsy is a procedure that uses shock waves to break up kidney stones, making them more manageable and allowing them to pass without surgery. Surgery may be required in extreme situations.
Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) is a condition in which urine flows backwards from the bladder to the kidney instead of passing via the ureters and out the body.
When an organ pushes through a gap in the muscle or tissue that surrounds it, a hernia develops. Many adults have dealt with a hernia at some point in their lives. Hernias can occur at any age. They affect newborns more frequently than toddlers or teenagers, and they must be treated to avoid serious consequences. It’s crucial to keep an eye out for any bulges that appear and disappear or grow in size during stress or when your child is screaming.
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