Urologic surgeons specialize in the care of general urologic and gynecologic problems. Each of our doctors is board-certified and has extensive clinical experience caring for simple and complex urologic problems in both children and adults.
Our general urology services include the diagnosis and treatment of:
- Urinary control problems or incontinence
- Vasectomies and vasectomy reversals
- Infertility problems in both men and women
- Pediatric urology
Urinary Control Problems (Incontinence)
Stress incontinence, which is more common in women, causes urine to leak when you laugh or cough. Overactive bladder, also called urge incontinence, is caused by urinary muscle spasms that cause an urgency to urinate. Incontinence can also be caused by multiple pregnancies, being overweight and genetic weaknesses.
Vasectomy is a minor surgical procedure wherein the vas deferens of a man are severed, and then tied or sealed in a manner such to prevent sperm from entering the seminal stream. Danbury Hospital urologists perform vasectomies in an outpatient setting. The procedure typically takes about half an hour, and the patient generally heals quickly with relatively few complications or failures.
Can a Vasectomy Reversal Be Successful?
The answer is generally 'yes,' but some men make better candidates than others. Our urologists use the latest vasectomy reversal techniques, rejoining the cut ends of the vas deferens. Advances in microscopic surgery have made this extremely delicate surgery more common and more available than in the past; however, this does not mean that a vasectomy should be looked upon as a temporary option.
Infertility means not being able to get pregnant after one year of trying, or six months if a woman is 35 or older. Women who can get pregnant but are unable to stay pregnant may also be infertile.
Both women and men can have problems that cause infertility. About one-third of infertility cases are caused by women’s problems. Another one third of fertility problems are due to the man. The other cases are caused by a mixture of male and female problems or by unknown problems.
Improving Your Chances
Fortunately, the Urologists Danbury Hospital understand the frustration associated with infertility and are here to help you with the many safe and effective therapies for overcoming infertility. These treatments may improve your chances of becoming pregnant.
Urologists at Danbury Hospital specialize in the care of children and adolescents with urologic and gynecologic problems. Each of our doctors has been fellowship-trained and has extensive experience caring for urologic problems in children.
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