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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.

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Nephrostomy

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).

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Urethrotomy

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.

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Bladder-neck incision

Prostate trouble is common. If your medication does not help or symptoms are severe, a bladder-neck incision should relieve your symptoms.

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Male circumcision

Male circumcision involves the surgical removal of the foreskin, the protective sleeve of skin that covers the head of the penis.

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Tubal ligation

Tubal ligation is a permanent form of female contraception. Learn more about risks, complications and alternatives to permanent female sterilisation.

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Vasectomy

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.

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Bilateral vasectomy

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.

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Kidney failure

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.

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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.

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