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Jyoti 300 x 200JYOTI SHAH, Macmillan Consultant Urological Surgeon
Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Commissioning Editor                                                                     
Bulletin & Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons, England


Urology is the medical specialty that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the male and female urinary tract, and the male reproductive system. The main organs associated with urology include the kidneys, ureters, bladder, adrenal glands, urethra, prostate and the male reproductive organs.

Although the specialty of urology comes under the banner of surgery, a knowledge of anatomy, physiology, general medicine, paediatrics, gynaecology and other specialties is also required by a urologist because of the wide variety of clinical problems encountered.

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