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Two other VA doctors performed the surgery — without Gilbert — to widen Elkus’ urethra, but Elkus continued to hold a grudge against Gilbert, Murphy said.
Two other Veterans Affairs doctors performed the surgery — without Gilbert — to widen Elkus’ urethra, but Elkus continued to hold a grudge against Gilbert, Murphy said.
During the past 3 months that cruelty has continued to take its toll, with several emergency visits to the vet and, finally, emergency surgery for a ruptured urethra.
To determine the best treatment, doctors insert a camera up the urethra into the bladder to check out the cancerous cells.
Contraline has created a hydrogel, called Echo-V, that can be injected into the vas deferens, the thin tube that transports sperm from the testes to the urethra.
A vasectomy is a common surgical operation that prevents sperm from reaching a man's urethra.
Basically, UTIs often happen when bacteria (particularly in fecal matter) get inside the urinary tract through the urethra.
For men and women with stress urinary incontinence, slings can be placed beneath the urethra (the tube where urine flows from the bladder).
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