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About prostate cancer: Helpful resources   English
Abstract: This handout provides a list of helpful websites, books, and cookbooks with information that you can use to help prevent or deal with prostate cancer.
Author: Men's Health Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Men's Health Center
Revised Date: 10/2014
About your appointment: Retrograde semen collection   English
Abstract: This handout gives instructions to follow when having a retrograde semen collection appointment. Included are how to prepare, what to expect during the appointment, and when to expect test results.
Author: Men's Health Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Men's Health Center
Revised Date: 8/2013
About your appointment: Semen and urine collection   English
Abstract: This handout explains how semen and urine are collected for testing. This test will show if sperm is being ejaculated into the bladder instead of the urethra. Included are instructions for the day of collection, and what to expect during and after the collection is completed.
Author: Men's Health Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Men's Health Center
Revised Date: 8/2013
About your procedure: Sperm retrieval   English
Abstract: This handout explains different sperm retrieval procedures, including TESA, TESE, microTESE, PESA, and MESA. These procedures may be done as a part of intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), where a single sperm is injected into each egg. The handout also includes instructions to follow before and after the procedure.
Author: Men's Health Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Men's Health Center
Revised Date: 8/2013
About your procedure: Sperm retrieval (microTESE)   English
Abstract: This handout explains microsurgical testicular sperm extraction (microTESE). It includes instructions to follow before and after the procedure.
Author: Men's Health Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2016
UWMC Dept: Men's Health Center
Revised Date: 1/2016
About your procedure: Testicular fine needle aspiration mapping   English
Abstract: This handout explains testicular fine needle aspiration (FNA) mapping. This procedure is used to determine the presence, density, and location of sperm. Included are specific instructions for preparing for the procedure and what to expect afterward.
Author: Men's Health Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Men's Health Center
Revised Date: 8/2013
About your procedure: Urethral cystoscopy   English
Abstract: This handout for men explains what to expect and how to prepare for a urethral cystoscopy at the Men's Health Center at University of Washington Medical Center. This procedure is done to diagnose problems in the bladder and urethra.
Author: Men's Health Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Men's Health Center
Revised Date: 8/2013
About your procedure: UroLift   English
Abstract: This handout describes a UroLift procedure to treat an enlarged prostate. It also gives instructions to follow before and after the procedure.
Author: Men's Health Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2016
UWMC Dept: Men's Health Center
Revised Date: 1/2016
About your procedure: Vasectomy   English
Abstract: This handout explains how to prepare and what to expect after having a vasectomy. It includes specific instructions for the day of the procedure, self-care afterward, and instructions for the follow-up visit for semen analysis.
Author: Men's Health Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Men's Health Center
Revised Date: 8/2016
About your surgery: Hydrocele repair   English
Abstract: This handout describes what a hydrocele is and gives instructions to follow before and after hydrocele repair surgery.
Author: Men's Health Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Men's Health Center
Revised Date: 8/2013
About your surgery: Penile plication   English
Abstract: This handout explains penile plication, which is surgery to correct a curved penis. Included are what happens during and after surgery, self-care at home, and possible side effects or complications.
Author: Men's Health Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Men's Health Center
Revised Date: 8/2013
About your surgery: Penile prosthesis   English
Abstract: This handout explains penile prosthetic surgery. This surgery is done to correct sexual dysfunction. Included are what to expect after surgery, cautions, possible side effects or complications, and other options to consider besides surgery.
Author: Men's Health Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Men's Health Center
Revised Date: 8/2013
About your surgery: Simple orchiectomy   English
Abstract: This handout explains how to prepare for a simple orchiectomy, which is surgery to remove one or both testicles. It tells what to expect after surery and gives important self-care instructions.
Author: Men's Health Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Men's Health Center
Revised Date: 2/2017
About your surgery: Spermatocelectomy   English
Abstract: This handout explains how to prepare and what to expect after having spermatocelectomy surgery. This is surgery to remove a spermatocele, which is a cyst that forms behind the testicles.
Author: Men's Health Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Men's Health Center
Revised Date: 8/2013
About your surgery: Testis prosthesis   English
Abstract: This handout explains how to prepare and what to expect after having testis prosthesis surgery.
Author: Men's Health Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Men's Health Center
Revised Date: 8/2013
About your surgery: Transurethral resection of a bladder tumor (TURBT)   English
Abstract: This handout explains how to prepare for a transurethral resection of a bladder tumor. It tells what to expect after surery and gives important self-care instructions.
Author: Men's Health Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2017
UWMC Dept: Men's Health Center
Revised Date: 8/2017
About your surgery: Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP)   English
Abstract: This handout describes a transurethral resection of the prostate. It also gives instructions to follow before and after the surgery.
Author: Men's Health Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2016
UWMC Dept: Men's Health Center
Revised Date: 3/2017
About your surgery: Varicocele repair   English
Abstract: This handout explains how to prepare and what to expect after having surgery to repair varicoceles. These dilated veins can cause infertility, pain, and testicular atrophy.
Author: Men's Health Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Men's Health Center
Revised Date: 8/2013
About your surgery: Vasectomy reversal   English
Abstract: This handout explains how to prepare and what to expect after having surgery to reverse a vasectomy. This surgery is done to help couples reach their long-term family planning goals.
Author: Men's Health Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Men's Health Center
Revised Date: 8/2016
About your treatment: Kegel exercises   English
Abstract: This handout explains how to do Kegel exercises to improve bladder control. It includes healthy habits to help with bladder control, and a weekly record for keeping track of when you do the exercises.
Author: Men's Health Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Men's Health Center
Revised Date: 8/2013
After your surgery: Adult circumcision   English
Abstract: This handout explains what an adult man can expect after having circumcision surgery.
Author: Men's Health Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Men's Health Center
Revised Date: 8/2013
After your surgery: Adult frenuloplasty   English
Abstract: This handout explains what an adult man can expect after having frenuloplasty surgery.
Author: Men's Health Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2016
UWMC Dept: Men's Health Center
Revised Date: 4/2016
Basic facts: About a vasectomy   English
Abstract: This handout gives information about vasectomy, a minor surgery that results in sterilization. It describes how the procedure is done and explains what to expect afterward.
Author: Men's Health Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Men's Health Center
Revised Date: 8/2013
Before and after your surgery: Artificial urinary sphincter or male urethral sling surgery   English
Abstract: This handout explains how to prepare for and what to expect after artificial urinary sphincter (AUS) or male urethral sling surgery at University of Washington Medical Center. These surgeries are done to treat male urinary incontinence (bladder leaks).
Author: Men's Health Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Men's Health Center
Revised Date: 4/2014
Before and after your surgery: Penile prosthesis   English
Abstract: This handout explains how to prepare and what to expect after penile prosthetic surgery. This surgery is done to correct sexual dysfunction or impotence.
Author: Men's Health Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Men's Health Center
Revised Date: 8/2013
Clomid: Instructions and follow-up   English
Abstract: This handout gives instructions to follow when taking the medicine Clomid. It includes information about follow-up labs and doctor visits.
Author: Men's Health Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2013
UWMC Dept: Men's Health Center
Revised Date: 8/2013
How to prepare: For a transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) scan   English
Abstract: This handout gives instructions to follow before having a transrectal ultrasound of the prostate. This scan will show any inflammation, stones, or tumors in the prostate, seminal vesicles, or ejaculatory ducts.
Author: Men's Health Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Men's Health Center
Revised Date: 8/2013
Medicines that affect male fertility: What you need to know if you want to have children   English
Abstract: This handout lists medicines and drugs that affect a man's ability to have children.
Author: Men's Health Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Men's Health Center
Revised Date: 1/2014
Men's Health Center: Driving directions and parking   English
Abstract: This handout provides driving directions and parking information for UWMC's Men's Health Center in Seattle. It includes directions from Interstate 5 and Interstate 405.
Author: Men's Health Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Men's Health Center
Revised Date: 10/2017
Mindful eating   English
Abstract: This handout explains that the ability of your body to easily use the food you eat is affected by where you are, your state of mind, how fast you eat, and how much you pay attention to the process of eating. This handout gives tips to help you increase mindful eating. Authored by Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, this information is made available to UWMC clinicians by agreement between SCCA and UWMC, as a service to the patients who visit both health care facilities.
Author: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Publisher/Date: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, 2011
UWMC Dept: Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Revised Date: 10/2017
Multivitamins: Benefits and risks   English
Abstract: This handout explains the benefits and risks of taking multivitamins. It also includes the results of some scientific studies.
Author: Men's Health Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Men's Health Center
Revised Date: 10/2014
Nutrition and prostate cancer: Answers to your questions   English
Abstract: This handout answers questions about nutrition and prostate cancer, including what foods to eat and avoid and whether to take vitamins and other supplements.
Author: Men's Health Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Men's Health Center
Revised Date: 11/2014
Pentoxifylline: Trental   English
Abstract: This handout explains pentoxifylline, a drug that improves blood flow and lowers the amount of collagen created by the body. Included are usual dose information and cautions.
Author: Men's Health Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Men's Health Center
Revised Date: 8/2013
Preserving sperm before your cancer treatment: What you need to know   English
Abstract: This handout explains the process of preserving sperm (cryopreservation) before having treatment for cancer. This information is specific to the Male Fertility Lab and the Men's Health Center at University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle.
Author: Men's Health Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Men's Health Center
Revised Date: 5/2014
Prostate cancer and erectile function: Answers to your questions   English
Abstract: This handout answers questions about erectile function after treatment for prostate cancer.
Author: Men's Health Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2015
UWMC Dept: Men's Health Center
Revised Date: 2/2015
Prostate cancer and heredity: How your family history affects your risk   English
Abstract: This handout explains how heredity affects a man's risk of getting prostate cancer.
Author: Men's Health Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2016
UWMC Dept: Men's Health Center
Revised Date: 5/2016
Sample prostate cancer road map: For patient "John Smith"   English
Abstract: This handout shows how the "Prostate Cancer Road Map" can be used to estimate your risk for cancer and to help lower your risk for cancer. This sample uses an imaginary patient called "John Smith."
Author: Men's Health Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2014
UWMC Dept: Men's Health Center
Revised Date: 10/2014
Voiding diary: A blank form and instructions   English
Abstract: This handout gives instructions to follow for keeping a "voiding diary." It includes a blank form to use to record the amount of fluid you drink and the amount of urine you produce for 3 days.
Author: Men's Health Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2017
UWMC Dept: Men's Health Center
Revised Date: 8/2017
What you need to know: Facts about male infertility   English
Abstract: This handout explains what causes male infertility, how it is diagnosed, and possible treatments. Included is information about semen studies, endocrine evaluations, ultrasound, and genetic testing. Medical therapy, surgery, and assisted reproductive technologies (ART) are discussed as treatment options.
Author: Men's Health Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Men's Health Center
Revised Date: 10/2013
What you need to know: Penile plication surgery   English
Abstract: This handout explains how to prepare and what to expect after penile plication, which is surgery to straighten a curved penis. Included are common symptoms after surgery, medicine information, activity restrictions, and when to call the clinic.
Author: Men's Health Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2011
UWMC Dept: Men's Health Center
Revised Date: 8/2013
 
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