Laparoscopic Orchiopexy Post Puberty

Over the past few years, I have noticed that laparoscopic orchiopexies for intraabdominal testis are easier in infants and toddlers compared to older children. Recently, I attempted a laparoscopic orchiopexy … Read more


Following is a summary of the Spanish guidelines for the management of primary monosymptomatic nocturnal enuresis (bedwetting with no daytime urinary symptoms in children older than 5 years). Some important … Read more

Robotic Pyeloplasty: Pelvic Kidney

robotic pyeloplasty pelvic kidney port placement

This post describes port placement with hidden incisions and the technique for a robotic pyeloplasty in a pelvic Kidney. Positioning Frog leg with slight elevation of the ipsilateral side; secure … Read more

Concealed penis

concealed penis

Definition A concealed penis occurs when the head of the penis telescopes inside the foreskin under the healing circumcision line which then contracts into a tight ring. This happens soon … Read more

Smegma Balls

Smegma balls are a common referral to pediatric urologists. These are some of the descriptions I see on the referrals: Penile mass Penile tumor Penile abscess Penile pus According to … Read more

Redo Pyeloplasty

ureteral stent robotic pyeloplasty

These are the surgical options to repair a failed pyeloplasty: Endoscopic treatment (dilation, endopyelotomy) Redo dismembered pyeloplasty Flap pyeloplasty Ureterocalycostomy Fortunately, I have not had to deal with failed pyeloplasties … Read more