Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen-Steele

Essen, Germany

Treatment of stressful urinary incontinence in women with the retropubic colposuspension (program ID: 51131)

Stephan Buse

Dr. med.

Stephan Buse

Department of Urology and Urological Oncology

Specialized in: urology

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The Department of Urology and Urologic Oncology of the Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen-Steele, headed by M.D. Stephan Buse, offers the full range of therapeutic services for the treatment of urologic diseases. The Department carries out the patient care in close collaboration with the therapists and highly-specialized doctors, who appoint the patients to undertake both diagnosis and treatment not only in the Department of Urology and Urologic Oncology and in other specialized Departments of the Alfried Krupp Hospital, but also in the Departments of numerous partner hospitals and medical institutions. Two Departments have 48 beds for the patient care. The Department is equipped with three endourological operating theatres while two of them have modern Siemens X-ray machines. The third operating theatre has modern surgical equipment for carrying out the transurethral resection (TUR) by means of laser tools. Thus, it is possible to put into practice all the methods of surgical treatment of prostate diseases (Thulep, laser vaporization, TURIS etc.). The operating theatres in the central operating unit are used to carry out more extensive urologic surgeries. The minimally-invasive robotic surgeries are performed in the specially equipped operating theatre. 

The Department of Urology and Urologic Oncology of the Alfried Krupp Hospital in Essen-Steele, headed by M.D. Stephan Buse, offers the following specialized medical services: 

Urologic Oncology – tumor surgery of the whole urogenital tract: 

  • Kidney tumors
  • Bladder tumors
  • Prostate tumors 
  • Tumors of the testicles and epididymis 

Plastic reconstructive urologic surgeries: 

  • Plastic operations on the kidney pelvis
  • Bladder replacement surgery, reconstruction of urinary tracts in both male and female patients
  • Reconstructive pediatric urology
  • Cavernous body implants
  • Artificial urinary sphincter implantation 

Treatment of regulation functions, excretory functions (urination and defecation): 

  • Conservative treatment of incontinence 
  • Training on the ability to regulate excretory functions (urination and defecation): exercises for pelvic, pulse therapy, biofeedback
  • Surgical treatment of urinary incontinence
  • Sphincter prosthesis implantation
  • Botox injection into the bladder in case of urge incontinence 

Treatment involving urinary stones: 

  • Drug prevention of urinary stones
  • Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL)
  • Endoscopic removal of urinary stones
  • Rehabilitation of the urinary tracts by means of open surgery

Pediatric urology: 

  • Circumcision in case of phimosis
  • Cryptochridism 
  • Conservative treatment of urinary incontinence 

Man’s health and andrology:

  • Treatment of potency disorders
  • Implantation of cavernous body prostheses
  • Treatment of male infertility
  • Restoration of reproductive function (after vasectomy) 
  • Conservative and surgical treatment of penile curvature 
  • Important developmental disorders in terms of andrology 

Da Vinci robotic-assisted urological laparoscopy: 

  • Removal of the prostate in case of prostate cancer with the prostate gland preservation 
  • Removal of lymph nodes in pelvis
  • Removal of kidney cysts
  • Partial nephrectomy
  • Lymphocele fenestration
  • Nephrectomy in case of kidney tumors
  • Kidney removal (for example, in case of the diagnosed contracted kidney)
  • Removal of adrenal glands
  • Pyeloplasty
  • Cryptochridism 
  • Surgeries for the reproductive function restoration (vasovasostomy) 

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • clinical history taking
  • review of medical records
  • physical examination
  • gynecological examination
  • laboratory tests:
    • complete blood count
    • general urine analysis
    • biochemical analysis of blood
    • inflammation indicators (CRP, ESR)
    • indicators blood coagulation
  • ultrasound pelvic/ rectal
  • urodynamics
  • urethra cystoscopy
  • measurement of residual urine
  • preoperative care
  • retropubic colposuspension 
  • symptomatic treatment
  • control examinations
  • the cost of essential medicines and materials
  • nursing services
  • full hospital accommodation in 2 bedded room 
  • explanation of future recommendations
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