Urological care in Dallas, Texas
If you have a urological condition, you don't have to face it alone. The urological specialists at Medical City Dallas are here for you with advanced imaging services and treatment options. We offer personalized care for urological conditions using a multidisciplinary approach that incorporates education, therapy services and advanced technology.
To learn more about the urological treatment options we offer, please call our Ask a Nurse free, 24-hour nurse line at (844) 671-4204.
We are committed to providing you with patient-centered care that puts you at ease. When you need specialized urological care, you can count on our team to support you with a full range of services, from prostate cancer diagnostics to urological surgery.
Incontinence therapy program
We offer a comprehensive urinary incontinence therapy program designed with an array of services in one centralized location. The multidisciplinary team that leads this program includes board-certified physicians and physical therapists who offer compassionate care for urinary incontinence diagnosis and treatment.
What causes incontinence?
Incontinence can result from a variety of conditions, diseases or situations, including pregnancy, smoking, obesity, estrogen deficiency, urinary tract infections and hysterectomies.
There are several types of incontinence, which can occur individually or together:
- Stress incontinence takes place when weak pelvic floor muscles lead to pressure on the bladder.
- Overflow incontinence stems from a narrow urethra, often caused by swelling from pelvic surgery or childbirth.
- Urge incontinence results when the brain perceives a need to urinate although none physically exists.
What are your incontinence treatment options?
The highly skilled physicians at our hospital create a personalized treatment plan based on your individual needs. If urology surgery is necessary, we help create a seamless transition with access to a complete range of specialists and services on one campus.
Treatments and intervention options we offer include:
- Biofeedback therapy
- Dietary recommendations
- Electrical stimulation
- Manual therapy
- Pelvic floor exercises
- Physical therapy
- Posture education
Getting to your incontinence therapy appointment
All patients must have a referral from their primary care physician before coming in to see us. When you come in for your appointment, we suggest parking in Garage C. Our office is located in Building C, Suite 240 at the following address:
7777 Forest Lane
Dallas, TX 75230
If you have any questions about your incontinence therapy appointment, please call us at (972) 566-7221.
Urology imaging services
You can trust the urology specialists at our hospital to provide comprehensive diagnostic services for a full range of urological conditions. Urology imaging services we offer include:
Voiding cystourethrogram (VCUG)
A VCUG is the fluoroscopic evaluation of the bladder and urethra after they have been filled with dye-like contrast material. VCUGs are most commonly used to diagnose vesicoureteral reflux, a condition characterized by the backward flow of urine from the bladder into the ureters toward the kidneys. Other reasons for a VCUG include chronic renal infections, urinary tract infections or hydronephritis. This procedure is also performed for end-stage renal (kidney) disease prior to a renal transplant.
A cystogram uses dye-like contrast material to evaluate the bladder and is used to identify any abnormalities. Most who undergo this procedure are post-operative patients who already have a catheter in place. This procedure allows the physician to ensure the bladder is completely healed prior to catheter removal.
Intravenous pyelogram (IVP)
An IVP is a diagnostic test that provides pictures of the urinary tract, including the kidneys, bladder, ureters and urethra. An IVP is usually performed to identify abnormalities within the urinary tract, such as hematuria, hydronephrosis, kidney stones or a ureteral obstruction. Patients who undergo this procedure have usually been experiencing pain, blood in the urine or difficulty with urination.
Prostate cancer imaging
During this procedure, we use the intravenous (IV) injection of a radioisotope to diagnose prostate cancer or a metastatic prostate disease. Prostate cancer imaging is used to evaluate an enlarged prostate after there has been an increase in cancer markers or prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels after surgery or therapy.
A prostate/rectal sonogram is a noninvasive procedure used to determine the size, shape and location of the prostate gland. It may be performed after a finding of elevated prostate-specific antigen (PSA) during a blood test and can detect cancer and other conditions in the prostate gland.
During the exam, ultrasonic sound waves move through the skin and other body tissues to organs and structures within the body. The sound waves bounce off the organs and return to the transducer. The transducer picks up the reflected waves, which are converted into an electronic picture of the organs.
Getting to your imaging appointment
Our imaging center is located in Building D, Suite 200 of Medical City Dallas. Once you arrive, please sign in at the registration desk, and we will instruct you on your next steps. You may be asked to change into a gown and remove jewelry and eyeglasses before your exam.
Medical City Imaging is located at the following address:
7777 Forest Lane, Suite D-200
Dallas, TX 75230
Urology at Medical City Healthcare
Urology is the practice of medicine that deals with the urinary tract and system. Problems may arise due to diseases or dysfunction of the urinary system. Urologists treat males and females but specialize in the male reproductive system.Learn about Urology
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