Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection

Top of the page Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection Topic Overview Retroperitoneal lymph node dissection (RPLND) is surgery often used to treat testicular cancer. It is done to remove lymph nodes that may be cancerous from the lower back and pelvis. During the early...

Artificial Sphincter for Urinary Incontinence in Men

Top of the page Artificial Sphincter for Urinary Incontinence in Men Surgery Overview An artificial sphincter is a device made of silicone rubber that is used to treat urinary incontinence. An artificial sphincter has an inflatable cuff that fits around the urethra...

Orchiectomy for Testicular Cancer

Top of the page Orchiectomy for Testicular Cancer Surgery Overview Orchiectomy is the removal of one or both testicles (testes). The testicles are the male sex organs that produce sperm and the male hormone, testosterone. An orchiectomy is a common treatment for...
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