Transrectal Ultrasound and Prostate Biopsy

Why is a Prostate Ultrasound with Biopsies done? A prostate ultrasound with biopsies is done to test for cancer when a nodule or lump is felt. It is also done for a high PSA and for some problems especially with urination that can be a sign of prostate cancer.

Lavado de manos

[ulpvideoevents pause=”KsLMuqo5G3x6cWmO” end=”KsLMuqo5G3x6cWmO”] [/ulpvideoevents] ¿Por qué es importante el lavado de manos? Este video es sobre la práctica del lavado de manos para eliminar gérmenes y evitar la transmisión de las infecciones. Los gérmenes son bacterias, hongos y virus que causan enfermedades e infecciones. Son tan pequeños que no se pueden ver.

Handwashing Guidelines

Why Is Handwashing Important? This video is about washing your hands to get rid of germs so that you don’t spread infection. Germs are bacteria, yeast and viruses that cause sickness and infection. They are so small you can’t see them.

Mesh Sling Procedure for Stress Urinary Incontinence in Women

[ulpvideoevents pause=”zAbTROwc9SzM82qE” end=”zAbTROwc9SzM82qE”] [/ulpvideoevents] What is the Mesh Sling Procedure for Stress Urinary Incontinence in Women? SUI is a problem when the pelvic muscles that support the bladder and urethra, or the urethral sphincter are weak. Support problems can start from pressure on these muscles with pregnancy and childbirth, chronic constipation, extra body weight, smoking, coughing and certain activities like … Read More

Laser Vaporization of the Prostate

What is Vaporization of the Prostate? In some men the prostate gland becomes enlarged and blocks the bladder by squeezing or growing into the urethra. Laser vaporization of the prostate is a minimally invasive surgical procedure that can relieve your symptoms by un-blocking the urethra.

Vasectomy Surgery

What is Vasectomy Surgery? A vasectomy is a surgical procedure that serves as birth control by permanently cutting off the flow of sperm to the penis.

Storage of Insulins

How Do You Store Your Insulin? Storage of insulins before and after you open the vials or cartridges is very important. Unopened insulins are best kept in the refrigerator. This provides a constant temperature and they can be kept until the manufacturer’s expiration date shown on the vial or pen. If unopened vials or pens are stored at room temperature, they … Read More

Insulin Types

Click here for Our PreOp Amazon Support Page What Are the Different Insulin Types? Insulin Types are hormones normally made in the pancreas that stimulates the flow of sugar – glucose – from the blood into the cells of the body. Glucose provides the cells with the energy they need to function. There are two main groups of insulins used … Read More

Insulin Pens

What are Insulin Pens? Insulin pens are devices that can provide an easy way to carry and give insulin when away from home. Also, for people who are not comfortable working with syringes and bottles to draw up and measure individual doses, the pens provide a convenient and accurate alternative. The goal is to inject the insulin into the subcutaneous … Read More