Orchidopexy for a palpable testicle (child)
Testicles usually move down into the scrotum by 35 weeks of pregnancy. Sometimes a testicle does not come down normally. An orchidopexy is a procedure which moves a testicle down into the scrotum.
Your ureters (the tubes that drain urine from the kidneys to the bladder) can become blocked. A nephrostomy is a procedure to drain urine from your kidney using a catheter (tube).
A urethrotomy is an operation to treat a narrowing of your urethra. The narrowing is usually caused by scar tissue forming after inflammation, an infection or injury.
Prostate trouble is common. If your medication does not help or symptoms are severe, a bladder-neck incision should relieve your symptoms.
Male circumcision involves the surgical removal of the foreskin, the protective sleeve of skin that covers the head of the penis.
Tubal ligation is a permanent form of female contraception. Learn more about risks, complications and alternatives to permanent female sterilisation.
A vasectomy is a surgical procedure that sterilises a man. Read more about the vasectomy procedure, what to expect and how soon a vasectomy will work.
A vasectomy is an operation to cut the tubes that carry sperm from your testicles. It is a permanent and effective method of male contraception.
When kidneys no longer function properly, dialysis or kidney transplant is necessary for survival. Find out more about the causes, symptoms and treatment of kidney failure.
Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)
Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) is an operation used to treat serious prostate problems. Learn what it involves here and potential complications.