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Department of urology and andrology

Prof. Dr. Mehmet Murad Basar
urology, andrology

About the department

The urology and andrology department at Memorial Sisli Hospital Istanbul offers comprehensive diagnostics and effective treatment of the full range of diseases of the genital organs in men and the urinary system in men and women. The department's medical staff is distinguished by exceptional professionalism in their expertise and regularly demonstrates excellent treatment success rates. The department's team consists of urologists, andrologists, therapists, endoscopists and caring nurses. Doctors work on state-of-the-art medical equipment to detect the slightest pathological changes and effectively perform surgical treatment using endoscopic, laparoscopic and robotic techniques that guarantee fast postoperative recovery and minimal complications after the intervention. One of the critical areas of work in the department is the treatment of oncological diseases of the genitourinary system in men, such as bladder cancer, prostate cancer or kidney cancer. 

Doctors of the department specialize in treating infectious diseases of the urinary system, kidney stones, urinary incontinence and other pathological conditions. In addition, andrologists treat male infertility, erectile dysfunction, ejaculation disorders, and age-related changes. The department is proud of its ability to provide HIFU therapy, available only in modern medical institutions in developed countries. This treatment method allows destroying tumours with an accuracy of 1 mm, excluding damage to adjacent healthy tissues.

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Treatment and diagnostic focus of the department

Diagnosis: 

  • Oncological diseases of the urological spectrum
  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia
  • Urolithiasis disease
  • Prostatitis
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Inflammatory diseases of the urinary system
  • Male infertility
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Ejaculation disorders
  • Structural deformities of the penis
  • Decreased libido
  • Venereal disease
  • Age-related diseases

Diagnostic: 

  • Anamnesis 
  • Physical examination (transrectal palpation) 
  • Digital rectal exam (DRE) 
  • Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) blood tests 
  • Hormone panel 
  • Urinalysis (physical, chemical, and microscopic examination of urine)
  • Intravenous pyelogram (an imaging test used to look at the kidneys and ureters)
  • Semen analysis (seminogram) 
  • Computed tomography (CT scan) 
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) 
  • Cystoscopy (to look inside the bladder using a thin camera)
  • Ultrasound of the kidney 

Treatment: 

  • Drug therapy, phytotherapy
  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiation therapy
  • HIFU-therapy
  • Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy
  • Endoscopic interventions
  • Laparoscopic methods
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Reconstructive plastic surgery
  • Physiotherapy
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Doctor profile

Education

  • 1994 - 1995 Andrology education, Universita Catolica S. Cuore Di Roma Opsedale Gemelli
  • 1989 - 1993 Specialty in urology, Turkiye Yuksek Ihtisas Training and Research Hospital
  • 1983 - 1989 Medical education at Ankara University Faculty of Medicine

Experience

  • Since 2011 Urologist in Memorial Şişli Hospital
  • 1999 - 2011 Lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine at Kırıkkale University
  • 1996 - 1999 Urologist at Ankara Numune Training and Research Hospital

Awards, memberships, publications

  • Turkish Association of Urology
  • European Society for Sexual and Impotence Research
  • European Association of Urology
  • International Society for Sexual and Impotence Research
  • International Continence Society
  • Turkish Society of Andrology
  • Turkish Geriatrics Society
  • Endourological Society
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