Discharge Instructions

Scrotal Surgeries

Instructions after All Scrotal Surgeries Post-Scrotal/Testicular Procedural Instructions
(including hydrocele, spermatocele, varicocele, orchiectomy, testicular prosthesis placement) Scrotal support should be worn at all times for 2 weeks after this procedure, such as tight briefs or an athletic supporter. Ice (frozen corn, peas, popcorn kernels) should be […]

Post-Vasectomy Instructions

Scrotal support should be worn at all times for the first week after a vasectomy, such as tight briefs or an athletic supporter. Ice (frozen corn, peas, popcorn kernels) should be applied to the scrotal area for one hour at a time multiple times throughout […]

Vaginal Reconstructive Surgeries

Instructions after Vaginal Reconstructive Surgeries Including sling placement, repair of cystocele (bladder) and rectocele (rectum) Drink at least 2 liters of clear, decaffeinated beverages daily to help keep the urinary tract functioning correctly, particularly the kidneys. The patient may return to their normal diet after […]

Male Reconstructive Surgeries

Instructions after Male Reconstructive Surgeries
 Including Sling Placement Drink at least 2 liters of clear, decaffeinated beverages daily to help keep the urinary tract functioning correctly, particularly the kidneys. The patient may return to their normal diet after passing gas from below or having bowel […]

Kidney Surgeries

Instructions after All Kidney Surgeries Including total, partial, open, robotic, and laparoscopic kidney removal or reconstructive procedure  Drink at least 2 liters of clear, decaffeinated beverages daily to help protect the remaining kidney from harm. The patient may return to their normal diet after passing […]

Urinary Rehabilitation Program

As the muscle that provides us with urinary control will need to gain strength following any prostate surgery, we have created a program to help speed the return of urinary control and resume normal activities as quickly as possible after the catheter has been removed. […]

Caring for the Urinary Catheter

General Catheter Information A urinary catheter is a slender rubber tube inserted into the bladder to drain urine. There is a balloon on the end of the catheter to hold it in the correct place. The catheter may remain in place for hours or up […]

Bladder and Urethral Procedures

Instructions after All Bladder and Urethral Procedures 
Including Bladder Tumor Resection, Biopsy or Urethral Stricture Surgery Drink at least 2 liters of clear, decaffeinated beverages daily to help protect the remaining kidney from harm. The patient may return to their normal diet after passing gas […]