Procedure Resources

 

Artificial Urinary Sphincter (AUS)

The artificial urinary sphincter (AUS) is a device that is put inside your body to help control urinary leakage in men with moderate to severe stress urinary incontinence.

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    This leaflet contains evidence-based information about this procedure. We have consulted specialist surgeons during its preparation, so that it represents best practice in UK urology.

 

Circumcision

The procedure involves complete removal of the foreskin.

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    This leaflet contains evidence-based information about this procedure. We have consulted specialist surgeons during its preparation, so that it represents best practice in UK urology.

 

Flexible Cystoscopy

Telescopic inspection of your bladder and urethra (waterpipe) under local anaesthetic. We can also take small bladder biopsies, remove a stent from your ureter (the tube between your kidney and bladder) and inject Botox into the wall of your bladder using this technique.

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    This leaflet contains evidence-based information about this procedure. We have consulted specialist surgeons during its preparation, so that it represents best practice in UK urology.

 

Microscopic Vasectomy Reversal

Mr Jim Adshead has been performing vasectomy reversal microscopically for 10 years having with an overall success rate of 87%. Find out more.

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    This leaflet contains evidence-based information about this procedure. We have consulted specialist surgeons during its preparation, so that it represents best practice in UK urology.

 

Post Vasectomy Semen Analysis

Post vasectomy semen analysis - sperm count.

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    This leaflet contains evidence-based information about this procedure. We have consulted specialist surgeons during its preparation, so that it represents best practice in UK urology.

 

Robotic Partial Nephrectomy

Mr Adshead has performed over 150 Robotic Partial Nephrectomies and is recognised as a leading expert in this operation.

He has taught and mentored many consultant surgeons around the country and helped to spread this technology across the NHS.

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    This leaflet contains evidence-based information about this procedure. We have consulted specialist surgeons during its preparation, so that it represents best practice in UK urology.

 

Robotic Prostatectomy with the NeuroSAFE

Mr Adshead has performed over 500 radical prostatectomies having introduced the technique to the UK. So far Lister is the only UK unit to offer this on the table frozen section while the patient is still asleep.

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    This leaflet contains evidence-based information about this procedure. We have consulted specialist surgeons during its preparation, so that it represents best practice in UK urology.

  • External Validation of the NeuroSAFE Approach Download

    External Validation of the NeuroSAFE Approach to Nerve Sparing in Robotic Assisted Radical Prostatectomy in a British Setting – A Prospective Observational Comparative Study

 

Robotic Pyeloplasty

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Transperineal Biopsies

The procedure involves putting an ultrasound probe into your rectum (back passage) to scan your prostate. Guided by ultrasound, biopsies are taken from your prostate through your perineum (the skin between your scrotum and rectum). We use a special grid to standardise the biopsies, and we take between 24 and 50 samples, depending on the size of your prostate.

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    This leaflet contains evidence-based information about this procedure. We have consulted specialist surgeons during its preparation, so that it represents best practice in UK urology.

 

Transrectal Ultrasound-Guided Prostate Biopsies

Putting an ultrasound probe into your rectum (back passage) to scan your prostate. Using ultrasound to guide the process, 10 to 18 biopsies are taken from your prostate with a special needle passed through the ultrasound probe.

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    This leaflet contains evidence-based information about this procedure. We have consulted specialist surgeons during its preparation, so that it represents best practice in UK urology.