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A Patient Talks About Wave Therapy

Ken F. was sitting in the waiting room of South County Urological when he noticed a brochure about a new treatment for erectile dysfunction (ED). Unlike other ED treatments, it did not require pills, injections or surgery. Called wave therapy, the novel treatment uses low-intensity shockwaves to increase penile blood flow and stimulate the creation

How we are different from other “men’s health” providers

Let’s start with our medical training. Not all places that advertise men’s health services have a urologist on staff. South County Urological physicians are experienced urologists. They specialize in the genitourinary tract. This includes the kidneys, bladder, adrenal glands, urethra and male reproductive organs. Urologists are also trained in the surgical and medical treatment of

What’s the ‘big deal’ about testosterone hormone pellet therapy?

How about convenience, for starters. For years, men with low testosterone (low T) have relied on pills, creams, gels or injections to boost their sagging hormone levels and relieve symptoms such as a decrease in sex drive and energy, and depression. But pills must be taken daily. Creams and gels can cause side effects like

Bothered by an overactive bladder (OAB)?
A new implantable device may provide relief.

There’s another treatment option for patients with an overactive bladder in St. Louis, and it’s available now at South County Urological. Called InterStim™, it’s a small device implanted under the skin on the patient’s lower back that targets the sacral nerves. They control the bladder. Doctors believe that miscommunication between the brain and the sacral

Unexplained high PSA levels? New biopsy procedure might help.

Men with continued but unexplained high PSA numbers may benefit from a new type of prostate biopsy available at South County Urological.  Called fusion prostate biopsy, it merges magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans with ultrasound technology. It allows the physician to better see the patient’s prostate and to create a roadmap of where and how

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