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TURBT – Holmium laser en-bloc resection of the Bladder tumor (Ho-ERBT) in Cambodia

Since Royal Phnom Penh hospital is the first ever hospital in Cambodia which succeed preforming in Ho-ERBT operation, so this topic, I’m going to mention and classify over the Pros and the Cons of the Ho-ERBT. First, let’s start with endoscopic TUR-BT, which is the conventional operation in endoscopic bladder tumor removal. TURBT is abbreviation from “Transurethral resection of the bladder tumor”  The methodology of the conventional TURBT is passing the scope via urethraContinue reading “TURBT – Holmium laser en-bloc resection of the Bladder tumor (Ho-ERBT) in Cambodia”

Renal cancer biopsy: When and How?

Renal cancer is a silent cancer though but due to an increasing utility of ultrasonography and CT scan in routine over the medical checkup’s result in incidentally detected a small renal mass or (SRMs). The definition of SRMs is a solid kidney lesion which is less than 4 cm. These SRMs has 80% chance toContinue reading “Renal cancer biopsy: When and How?”

Radiation cystitis: Common bloody urination after pelvic radiation

Today we will discuss more clearly on radiation-induced bloody urination or “Radiation cystitis” in the medical term statement. There have been several patients came to see me at Urology office with the problem of bloody urine onset with history of pelvic radiation. This symptom always become a chronic issue and extremely affects patient’s quality ofContinue reading “Radiation cystitis: Common bloody urination after pelvic radiation”

Angiomyolipoma of the kidney: A common benign renal tumor

An incidentally finding kidney tumor which is very common at my urology office, that so-called Angiomyolipoma (AMLs) in medical term. This tumor mostly detected at health promotion clinic which is made the patients really concerned when their first met with me. And that is the reason that we are going to discuss today. First ofContinue reading “Angiomyolipoma of the kidney: A common benign renal tumor”

What should you do if you got a High PSA blood test?

PSA or Prostate-specific antigen is one of the most common laboratory tests included in elderly male health checkup package. Lots of gentlemen who get High PSA blood test will get more often to see me up at my office for counseling. In this topic, we’re going to discuss about what you should do when youContinue reading “What should you do if you got a High PSA blood test?”

Post TRUS – prostate biopsy patient’s instruction

In 1989, the first ever (TRUS) or Transrectal Ultrasound-Guided prostate biopsy was introduced to the world. Since then and now, the TRUS biopsy still the only way for the confirmation diagnosis of the prostate cancer while more than 4 million procedures are being performed worldwide through the years. In this content we’re going to discussContinue reading “Post TRUS – prostate biopsy patient’s instruction”

MRI in prostate cancer detection: Do you get any benefits from it?

Today we are going to discuss about MRI prostate. As I always told you in the beginning related to the prostate cancer, thing that I have mentioned to is, this disease more likely limited in aggressiveness. The patient’s pathogenesis will begin with a rising Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) blood test from the medical health checkup programContinue reading “MRI in prostate cancer detection: Do you get any benefits from it?”

Prostate cancer risk’s reduction by frequent ejaculation

Prostate cancer has been reported as the most common diagnosed in male malignancy worldwide, with more than 1 million newly diagnosed and also 400,000 deaths annually. Luckily that a majority of this cancer was a slowly growing type with limited aggressiveness. Prostate-specific antigen (PSA), still the physician’s primary weapon in screening prostate cancer due toContinue reading “Prostate cancer risk’s reduction by frequent ejaculation”

Kidney cyst finding from medical checkup: Do we need to take it seriously?

This topic we will mainly paying attention on the simply benign kidney cyst. Because of the medical checkup has been promoted publicity and currently people they very significantly concern their health so much, consequently, health promotion center in the big hospital will in trend for now. Tons of patients coming for their medical health checkupContinue reading “Kidney cyst finding from medical checkup: Do we need to take it seriously?”

The reasons why Bladder cancer still recur after the completion of resection

There have been many patients at my clinic presented a bloody urination symptom and end up with the diagnosis of a “Bladder cancer”.  After a definite endoscopic surgery, I was always educated and explained patients that we still need to do the regular repetition on the endoscopic checkup for any possibly recurrence bladder tumor happens.Continue reading “The reasons why Bladder cancer still recur after the completion of resection”

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