Our Urology Service provides expert diagnosis and treatment for a wide range of urological conditions Al Saha Al Shifa Hospital, Sharjah. This department is lead by highly experienced Dr. Shameed Hameed (MBBS, MS (General Surgery), DIP. LAP, MCh (Urology) FECSM (Sexual Medicine).
Urology covers the management of medical (i.e. non-surgical) problems, such as urinary tract infections and benign prostatic hyperplasia, as well as surgical problems and correction of congenital abnormalities or correction of stress incontinence.
ESWL ( Shockwave Lithotripsy)
Shockwave lithotripsy (SWL) is a popular choice for the management of small- to medium-sized kidney stones, and is generally performed as an outpatient procedure with the patient under general anesthesia.
Advantages of ESWL include:
- Excellent success rate for most small- to medium-sized stones
- Outpatient procedure
- Minimal postoperative discomfort
- No incisions or invasive procedures
- Easy and fast scheduling