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).
Prostate trouble is common. If your medication does not help or symptoms are severe, a bladder-neck incision should relieve your symptoms.
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.
Male circumcision involves the surgical removal of the foreskin, the protective sleeve of skin that covers the head of the penis.
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.
A laparoscopic sterilisation is a permanent method of female contraception. It involves blocking both fallopian tubes to prevent you from becoming pregnant.
Reversing a vasectomy
Reversing a vasectomy is an operation to rejoin the tubes that carry sperm from your testicles. It may make you fertile again.
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.