BCG for Bladder Cancer

BCG for Bladder Cancer Bladder cancer can come back; for this reason, the patient needs follow-up tests for years after finishing the treatment. BCG (Bacillus Calmette-Guérinthat used since 1920 to attenuated the action of the tubercle bacilli that causes tuberculosis) is the best maintenance therapy for bladder cancer. The action of BCG The action of…

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How to diagnosis and treat Bladder Cancer?

How is Bladder Cancer diagnosed? There are several ways to diagnose bladder cancer: – Cystoscopy: A cystoscope is inserted under local or general anesthesia into your bladder from the urethra to view the inside of the bladder, then a biopsy is taken and examined in the laboratory. – Urine cytology: A sample of your urine…

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Facts About Bladder Cancer in Middle East

Bladder Cancer What is the Bladder? The bladder is a  hollow organ in the lower abdomen that stores urine until it is discharged out of the body through the urethra, and which is located in your lower abdomen.  Bladder cancer location: Bladder cancer begins in the cells of the bladder lining, especially in the urothelial cells….

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Laparoscopic Radical Nephrectomy-14 cm tumor

Laparoscopic Radical Nephrectomy This movie features a challenging laparoscopic left radical nephrectromy for a huge tumor compressing the aorta and overlying the kidney pedicle. The procedure was successfully performed by Dr. Fouad Khoury with minimal blood loss and optimal post-operative results.  

Laparoscopic Ureterolithotomy – 2.5 cm Proximal Ureteral Stone

Laparoscopic Ureterolithotomy Laparoscopic ureterolithotomy for a large 2.5cm proximal ureteral stone. After mobilization of the colon, identification of the ureter and dissection of the inflammatory region when the stone is impacted. Opening of ureter using cold cut in order to obtain a neat incision and prevent thermal damage to the ureter.

First Complex Robotic Assisted Partial Nephrectomy in Middle East

Robotic Assisted Partial Nephrectomy in the Middle East Partial nephrectomy is the standard treatment for small renal masses. Currently, it is commonly performed using minimally invasive approaches, including laparoscopic and robot-assisted techniques.  Laparoscopic and Robotic partial nephrectomy are two minimally invasive techniques to remove the tumor while preserving the remainder of the healthy kidney.  Definition…

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Fascinating Laparoscopic Sacrocolpopexy (Grade 4 Bladder Prolapse)

LAPAROSCOPIC SACROCOLPOPEXY Laparoscopic Sacrocolpopexy, operated by Dr Fouad Khoury, in which he’s performing a laparoscopic pelvic organ prolapse repair. This video features anterior plane dissection for Grade 4 bladder prolapse using polyester mesh placement and fixation to sacral promontory. NB: Posterior plane repair should always be done in those cases, however, in this particular case, the…

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Extraordinary Laparoscopic Pyeloplasty (Left)

LAPAROSCOPIC PYELOPLASTY Dr Fouad Khoury, a referral urologist in Lebanon and the Middle East, performing pyeloplasty for UPJ stenosis. This video features step by step approach along with captions for successful and smooth completion of pyeloplasty operation, with antegrade intra operative JJ insertion. The procedure was performed using 2x5mm and 2x10mm trocars. Smooth dissection of…

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Superb Laparoscopic NephroUreterectomy (Left)

LAPAROSCOPIC NEPHROURETERECTOMY Laparoscopic NephroU done for management of upper tract TCC that was causing extensive bleeding and anemia for the patient. Due to advanced patient’s age (94 years old) and comorbidities, only a proximal ureterectomy was done after making sure that distal ureter is free of tumor in order to decrease operative time and surgical…

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