Urology

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  • Urologic Exams of Molecular Medicine

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    • Bone Scintigraphy

    • Renogram

    • Preparation: 
      You should not participate in physical exercise or drive in the 24 hours prior to the exam. It’s recommended not to eat or drink for a period of 6 hours prior to the exam.

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  • Imaging Exams of Urology

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    • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the Urinary System

      Preparation:
      The meal prior to taking the MRI exam should be light.

      Attention:
      These exams are contra-indicated and/or may be limited for people with:
      - Cardiac Pacemaker;
      - Metallic clips used for aortic or cranial aneurisms; 
      - Eye filings or metal shrapnel;
      - Bone fractures that required metal plates or screws;
      - Hearing Implants.

    • Ultrasound of Urinary System

      Preparation:
      All the information you will need about the exam preparation will be provided (either personally, via email, normal mail or fax) after an appointment has been scheduled.

    • Ultrasound Guided Biopsy of the Prostate

      Preparation:
      All the information you will need about the exam preparation will be provided (either personally, via email, normal mail or fax) after an appointment has been scheduled.

    • Biopsy of Renal or Other Masses Guided by CT

      Preparation:
      For exams taking place in the morning:
      - Light breakfast (with no restriction on the amount of liquids).

      For exams taking place in the afternoon:
      - Light meal at lunch, avoiding fats and alcoholic beverages.

      Attention:
      These exams are contra-indicated and/or may be limited for people with:
      - Renal Insufficiency or hemodialysis;
      - Allergies to medications;
      - Allergic reactions to iodine contrast agents used in previous exams.

      It is essential to tell the physician or the Radiology technician who will perform the exam if you have any of the above conditions.

    • Computerized Tomography (CT) of Urinary Apparatus

      Preparation:
      - If the exam will take place in the morning, have a light breakfast with no restriction on the amount of liquids.

      - If the exam will take place in the afternoon, have a light meal at lunchtime, avoiding fats and alcoholic beverages.

      Attention:
      These exams are contra-indicated and/or may be limited for people with:
      - Renal Insufficiency or hemodialysis;
      - Allergies to medications;
      - Allergic reactions to iodine contrast agents used in previous exams.

      It is essential to tell the physician or the Radiology technician who will perform the exam if you have any of the above conditions.

  • Urologic Anatomopathological Exams

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    • Conventional Pathology

    • Extemporaneous Exam

    • Cytological Exams

  • Dept. of Urology - Complementary Exams

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    • Urologic Endoscopy - Cystouretroscopy

      Preparation:
      All the information you will need about the exam preparation will be provided (either personally, via email, normal mail or fax) after an appointment has been scheduled.

    • Evaluation of Erectile Dysfunction

    • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy of the Prostate (Saturation Biopsy)

      Preparation: 
      All the information you will need about the exam preparation will be provided (either personally, via email, normal mail or fax) after an appointment has been scheduled.

    • Urologic Endoscopy - Ureterorenoscopy

      Preparation:
      All the information you will need about the exam preparation will be provided (either personally, via email, normal mail or fax) after an appointment has been scheduled.

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