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  • What is residual urine when we examine ultrasound of a prostate?
    What is residual urine when we examine ultrasound of a prostate?
    KK Aggarwal

    In this video, Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will talk about the residual urine during ultrasound of a prostate. Whenever a patient show prostatic symptoms, then residual urine is checked before and after full voiding. If the urine retained is less than 25% of the pre-void volume, don not get concerned. Only more than 25% volume of residual urine needs treatment.

  • What is PSA velocity?
    What is PSA velocity?
    KK Aggarwal

    Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will explain PSA velocity in this video. It is the change in the PSA level over one year. Rapid and aggressive rise in PSA levels may indicate cancer. He will also explain the values of PSA and its significance. He will talk about the cutoff levels of PSA velocity too.

  • Can heart patients take viagra like drugs?
    Can heart patients take viagra like drugs?
    KK Aggarwal

    Dr. K K Aggarwal, President Heart Care Foundation of India and Group Editor in Chief MEDtalks, will talk whether heart patients can take Viagra drugs in this video. All heart, diabetic, high cholesterol patients can take Viagra like drugs. Even patients after angioplasty and bypass surgery can take these drugs. These patients can enjoy their normal marital relationship. Before taking these drugs, these patients should consult their cardiologists or physicians.

  • What can cause recurrent urinary infections?
    What can cause recurrent urinary infections?
    SC Dash

    In this video, Dr. S C Dash, Director, Kalinga Institute of Medical Sciences, AIIMS, New Delhi, will talk about recurrent urinary infections. It is mostly seen in females but males also can develop it. It prostatic obstruction or stones, urinary tract infection can occur. Acute UTI is generally related to sexual activities. He will further explain the cause for recurrent infections too.

  • 5 year survival rate in prostate cancers?
    5 year survival rate in prostate cancers?
    Pramod Kumar Julka

    In this video, Dr. P K Julka, Senior Director, Oncology Daycare Center, Lajpat Nagar, New Delhi, will talk about 5 year survival rate in prostate cancers. In prostate cancer, the PSA levels are checked and in biopsy, the gleason score is seen. Gleason score gives the histopathological view of prostate cancer. He will further explain about Gleason score in details.

  • When should we do screening PSA?
    When should we do screening PSA?
    Pramod Kumar Julka

    This video talks about the screening of PSA by Dr. P K Julka, Senior Director, Oncology Daycare Center, Lajpat Nagar, New Delhi. PSA should be done in elderly age group above the age of 45 years. It is also done in patients with urinary problems, family history of prostate cancer. Early detection of prostate cancer can be through doing PSA test regularly.

  • How should we collect urine for tests?
    How should we collect urine for tests?
    Sunil Dargar

    In this video, Dr. Sunil Dargar, MBBS, MD, Pathologist, New Delhi, will talk about the urine tests and how it is collected. Urine test is one of the most frequently prescribed test. Urine routine or microscopic examinations or culture sensitivity are prescribed. 


    He will tell us how to collect urine properly as to avoid any contamination. Dr. Dangar will also discuss how to collect both in males and females. The midstream urine has to be collected. First and last drip of urine should be avoided. Before taking the urine sample, wash the genitals with plain water. Generally 10-15 ml of urine is required for testing.

  • What is urine culture?
    What is urine culture?
    Narendra Saini

    The video will explain about urine culture by Dr. Narendra Saini, MBBS, MD, Internal /General Medicine. Urine culture is an important tool in any infections specially women and children. The urine culture has to be taken before taking antibiotics. Patient should be informed that before collecting urine for urine culture, the private parts are to washed properly. 


    Dr. Saini further states that the mid-stream urine has to be collected. The urine has to be collected in the sterile culture bottle. Also, there is no need to fill the whole bottle, only two-third bottle is enough. For the urine culture, only 2-3 drops are required. The urine sample should be reached to the laboratory as soon as possible.

  • How should we check for penile vascular disease?
    How should we check for penile vascular disease?
    RR Kasliwal

    In this video, Dr. RR Kasliwal, Chairman - Clinical & Preventive Cardiology, Medanta – The Medicity, will discuss about penile vascular disease. In penile vascular disease, Doppler of penile arteries is done along with other tests. These tests are important in patients who have erectile dysfunction and is common in diabetes patients.

  • What is the treatment of male infertility?
    What is the treatment of male infertility?
    Kaberi Banerjee

    In this video, Dr. Kaberi Banerjee, Medical Director, Advanced Fertility & Gynecology Center, New Delhi will discuss the treatment of male infertility. The treatment of male infertility can vary from medicines, surgery or IVF with ICSI. Medications might include antioxidants, zinc and selenium. Surgeries generally includes varicocele surgery or opening of blocked tubes. The last option is intracytoplasmic sperm injection with IVF.

  • What is the significance of varicocele in male infertility?
    What is the significance of varicocele in male infertility?
    Kaberi Banerjee

    Dr. Kaberi Banerjee, Medical Director, Advanced Fertility & Gynecology Center, New Delhi, will discuss the significance of varicocele and male infertility in this video. Varicocele, if palpable clinically and associated with oligospermia and infertility is significant. In such conditions, varicocele surgery must be offered which can improve pregnancy outcome. She futher tells that if varicocele is diagnosed on ultrasound with no sperm problem then there is no need of the varicocele surgery.

  • What is the role of testicular biopsy and male infertility?
    What is the role of testicular biopsy and male infertility?
    Kaberi Banerjee

    The video talks about the role of testicular biopsy and male infertility by Dr. Kaberi Banerjee, Medical Director, Advanced Fertility & Gynecology Center, New Delhi. Testicular biopsy or aspiration is usually offered to men who have obstructive azoospermia. In azoospermia and obstruction, sperms are retrieved either by aspiration or detailed biopsy. These sperms are later used for IVF with Intracytoplasmic sperm injection.

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