Things You Didn’t Know About Prostate Cancer

Things You Didn’t Know About Prostate Cancer

Most people that are diagnosed with prostate cancer quickly develop a rudimentary knowledge of the disease as they seek out information that could help them win the battle against it. Even if you haven’t been diagnosed with prostate cancer, men can benefit from learning about the disease ahead of time. 

The more you learn about it now, the less overwhelming it will be if you’re ever diagnosed with it. Here are some surprising facts about prostate cancer to familiarize yourself with. 

Little Known Facts About Prostate Cancer

If you have prostate cancer and you’re concerned about the risks of surgery, you should know that many men don’t actually require any aggressive treatments until much later down the road. In many cases, it’s common to monitor the cancer and keep a close eye on it until it’s the right time to administer treatment.  

You should also know that many of the most commonly referenced signs of prostate cancer don’t actually mean that you have prostate cancer. For example, while frequent urination, erectile dysfunction, and pelvic pain are all potential signs of prostate cancer, they can be caused by other things. 

One of the most important things to know about prostate cancer is that young men can contract it as well. When people think of prostate cancer, they typically think of middle-aged or older men, however, young men are also at risk. 

Stop Prostate Cancer in its Tracks with Z Urology!

The team at Z Urology has treated countless cases of prostate cancer. We know how to fight the disease and win. If you were recently diagnosed with prostate cancer, it’s time to get in touch with Z Urology and 

You can visit our website directly and schedule an appointment at your convenience or call us at 954-714-8200!

We can’t wait to hear from you!

Urology and Telemedicine

Urology and Telemedicine

With so many urological conditions out there, urologists can treat a vast variety of different maladies. You should know that not every urological situation requires an in-person appointment. Indeed, in many cases, you can get all of the information you need to proceed by attending an appointment with your urologist virtually over the internet. Here’s what you should know about urology and telemedicine.    

The Advantages of Telemedicine

Telemedicine has plenty of advantages especially when it comes to urology. For example, if you’re experiencing a frequent need to urinate at night or have just started to suffer from erectile dysfunction, making a virtual appointment with a urologist is fast, convenient, and effective. 

You’ll be able to get enough information across for your urologist to make a decision and either schedule a diagnostic test or recommend a particular treatment. 

When to Make a Virtual Appointment with a Urologist?

It’s best to make a virtual appointment with your urologists when you either have a quick question, something relatively routine to discuss or when you’re sick. When you’re suffering from a urological issue while sick with something like COVID-19, or the flu, you can still get the urological advice you need by making a virtual appointment. 

That’s the beauty of telemedicine, your doctors can be there for you when you need them even when you can’t make it to the facility yourself. 

Interested in Making a Virtual Appointment with a World-Class Urologist? Call Z Urology and Make it Happen!

Start enjoying the many conveniences of telemedicine today by making a virtual appointment with one of our world-class urologists. Dr. Zahalsky, Dr. Tyler, Dr. Varghese, and Dr. Hollowell are accepting virtual appointments, go ahead and make one for yourself! 

You can visit our website directly and schedule an appointment at your convenience or call us at 954-714-8200!

We can’t wait to hear from you!

Is Robotic Surgery Right for You?

Is Robotic Surgery Right for You?

The word surgery makes a lot of people nervous. The term robotic surgery can also sound pretty intimidating, but it shouldn’t. In the field of urology, robotic surgical solutions like da Vinci have made surgery much more convenient for countless patients. Here’s what you should know about robotic surgery as it relates to urology. 

Is Robotic Surgery Like da Vinci Safe for Urological Procedures?

When it comes to robotic surgery, the first thing people want to know about it is if it’s safe. For the most part, robotic surgeries are safer, less complicated, and more predictable than traditional surgery.   

Furthermore, compared to traditional surgery, robotic surgery is significantly less invasive and results in shorter hospital stays which makes it an attractive option for most patients. 

What Types of Urological Procedures Can Be Performed Robotically?

There’s an impressive variety of urological procedures that can be performed safely and efficiently through robotic surgery. For starters, a pyeloplasty commonly referred to as a urinary reconstruction surgery can be performed robotically using da Vinci technology.

This technology is also useful to urologists when removing a cancerous prostate. There are many advantages to opting for a robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy to remove a cancerous prostate as opposed to conventional open surgery. 

By using da Vinci technology, patients enjoy faster recoveries, less bleeding, fewer complications, and shorter operations. Even a partial nephrectomy, can be performed robotically, the list goes on. 

Curious About Robotic Surgery? Call Z Urology Today!

If you need a urological procedure and you’re curious about the benefits of opting for a robotic or robot-assisted surgery, get in touch with the medical professionals at Z Urology right away! We will be more than happy to answer all of your questions. 

You can visit our website directly and schedule an appointment at your convenience or call us at 954-714-8200!

We can’t wait to hear from you!

Have Anxiety Over an Upcoming Procedure? Ask About PRO-NOX

Have Anxiety Over an Upcoming Procedure? Ask About PRO-NOX

The field of urology has come a long way over the years. Medical procedures are becoming ever more refined as they become more sophisticated and routine simultaneously. Despite the many advancements, many people still struggle with anxiety in the moments leading up to a urological procedure. 

World-class clinics Z Urology, offer PRO-NOX nitrous oxide as a solution for patients that are anxious before undergoing a medical procedure. Here’s what you know about PRO-NOX and how it can improve your experience. 

What Is PRO-NOX and What are the Benefits?

PRO-NOX nitrous oxide is a pain management solution that can instill a calming effect that can help patients feel relaxed before having a medical procedure. It is essentially a combination of 50% nitrous oxide and 50% oxygen. 

When using PRO-NOX, you, the patient will be in control of it. You’ll be able to operate the delivery system yourself and choose how much gas to use. By using PRO-NOX, you’ll be able to reduce the amount of physical discomfort you experience throughout your procedure significantly. 

The gas has been used for many years, it’s safe, effective, and inexpensive which makes it popular and appropriate for a wide range of medical procedures. Having anxiety before a medical procedure is both common and understandable. By facilitating pain management while helping you feel calm, PRO-NOX can make your medical procedure more comfortable. 

Ask Z Urology About PRO-NOX When Scheduling a Procedure

If you’re about to schedule a urological procedure with our clinic or you need to schedule one, give us a call and ask about PRO-NOX. At Z Urology, we make every effort to offer all of our patients a safe and comfortable experience. 

You can visit our website directly and schedule an appointment at your convenience or call us at 954-714-8200!

We can’t wait to hear from you!