The following list includes the diagnostic and therapeutic procedures that we can perform in our offices at Washington Urology:
A vasectomy is a safe and very common procedure which provides the most reliable form for male contraception. This is an office based procedure that is done under local anesthesia and involves disrupting the flow of sperm to render a man infertile. The procedure takes about 15-20 minutes.
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For men with difficulties voiding, a quick office based procedure that involves delivering microwaves to the prostate can help improve urinary symptoms and allow men to avoid medications. read more >
By passing a small flexible camera into the urethra, the urologists at Washington Urology can examine your urethra and bladder under direct vision and determine if there are any abnormalities.
Common reasons for performing a cystoscopy include: blood in the urine, voiding complaints, and frequent urinary tract infections. Print Instructions| read more >
This procedure involves placing a small ultrasound probe into the rectum to image the prostate and accurately measure its size. At the same time, if indicated, the ultrasound device is used to guide the sampling of the prostate during a prostate biopsy, which is done with local anesthesia. Print Instructions | Post-biopsy Instructions | read more >
This office based procedure allows our urologists at Washington Urology to get a detailed understanding of the function of your bladder with respect to its storage and emptying ability. read more >