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Location:Mercy Urology Clinic 901 8th Ave SE Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
Phone Number:For questions or scheduling, call: (319) 398-6865
Hours: Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Cystoscopy: A small, flexible scope with a camera on the end that is inserted into the bladder, allowing a urologist to perform procedures within the bladder.
Diagnostic: To either find bladder tumors or watch (surveillance) to ensure a tumor has not returned.
Bladder Biopsy: The ability to take small amounts of tissue for diagnosis.
Bladder Fulguration: The ability to stop bleeding in the bladder.
Botox Injection: A specialized procedure to insert botox for overactive bladder.
Stent Removal: Removing a temporary stent placed previously for a stone removal procedure.
Urethral Dilation: To stretch open a narrowed urethra.
Difficulty Catheter Placement: Used to navigate a damaged or narrowed urethra when a catheter is needed to drain urine.
Urethral Bulking Agents (macroplastique): For minor incontinence.
Urodynamics: Specialized testing that can help your urologist diagnose complicated issues surrounding your urinary complaints. These tests are varied, but include:
Urologic Ultrasound: A technology using sound waves (no radiation) to visualize portions of the urologic tract. Specific procedures include:
Catheter Changes: Urgent or routine placement or changing of catheters.
Bladder Instillations: Placing medicine in the bladder for various causes.
Hormone Injections for Prostate Cancer
Nerve Stimulation: Procedures to help complex urinary difficulties.
Removal of Genital Lesions
Vasectomy: We perform the minimally invasive "no-scalpel" vasectomy in office. This short (15- to 30-minute) procedure is used for permanent male sterilization.