Type of Surgery

An enlarged prostate can lead to problems with urination and urinary tract infections. One treatment for an enlarged prostate is a TURP or Transurethral Resection of the Prostate. The video describes a step-by-step process involved in a TURP.

Related Videos

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy

This video shows precisely what a surgeon sees during a laparoscopic cholescystectomy. A laparoscopic cholescystectomy is gallbladder removal surgery using small incisions and cameras rather than a large abdominal incision. This video may be difficult for some viewers since it shows surgery on actual human tissue.

PreOp® Patient Education: CystoscopyMale Surgery

The 2D animation explains the process involved in a male cystoscopy procedure. A cystoscopy is a procedure that allows a urologist to see inside the urinary bladder. Note that the instruments shown in the animation are smaller relative to the patient in an actual cystoscopy.

How the Body Works : How Bacteria Cause Disease

An artist's rendition of the body at the microscopic level is narrated in this video. It describes how bacteria enter the body during an infection and how the cells of the immune system mount an organized attack to fight the infection.

Diabetes Mellitus

This narrated animation shows how the sugar (glucose) that we eat is taken up by cells with the help of the pancreatic hormone, insulin. It also describes how Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus affects the body through problems with insulin and sugar uptake by cells.

Other Information

The estimated number of hospital admissions among adults aged 20 or older with “calculus of kidney and ureters” as a primary diagnosis was of 171,000 hospital stays in 2000.


Find a Qualified Specialist

Looking for a specialist?

Please enter your zip code.