Patient Information

Procedures for kidney stones

Flexible uretero-renoscopy (URS) for kidney stone(s) Download PDF  
Open removal of stone(s) from kidney Download PDF  
Open removal of stone(s) from kidney pelvis Download PDF  
Percutaneous (keyhole) removal of stones from kidney Download PDF Video

Procedures for ureteric stones

Open removal of stone from ureter Download PDF  
Rigid ureteroscopy for stone(s) Download PDF Video
Ureteric stent insertion Download PDF Video

Shockwave lithotripsy (ESWL)

ESWL for kidney and ureteric stones Download PDF  

Other non-procedural information

Advice to patients with a ureteric stent Download PDF  
Dietary advice to recurrent stone formers Download PDF                                 
Information about cystinuria Cystinuria UK website  

Bladder instillations

Intravesical chemotherapy (Mitomycin C) Download PDF  
Intravesical chemotherapy (Epirubicin) Download PDF  
Intravesical DMSO for painful bladder conditions Download PDF  
Intravesical immunotherapy (BCG) Download PDF  
Other instillations for painful bladder conditions Download PDF  

Catheter procedures & information

Catheter valves Download PDF  
Management of a urethral catheter Download PDF  
Permanent suprapubic catheter in men Download PDF  
Permanent suprapubic catheter in women Download PDF  
Self-catheterisation in men Download PDF  
Self-catheterisation in women Download PDF  
Suprapubic catheter insertion Download PDF  
Trial without catheter (TWOC) Download PDF  
Urodynamics (pressure tests on the bladder) Download PDF  

Cystoscopy (inspection of bladder)

Cystoscopy (flexible) Download PDF  
Cystoscopy (rigid) Download PDF  
     

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Cystoscopy & other procedures

Bladder tumour resection (procedure information) Download PDF Video
Bladder tumour resection (recovery information) Download PDF  
Cystoscopy & Botox® injections Download PDF  
Cystoscopy & dilatation (in women) Download PDF  
Cystoscopy & evacuation of blood clots from bladder Download PDF  
Cystoscopy & hydrodistension of the bladder Download PDF  
Cystoscopy & insertion/removal of prostatic stent Download PDF  
Cystoscopy & removal/crushing of bladder stone Download PDF Video
Cystoscopy & retrograde studies Download PDF  
Cystoscopy & stent procedures Download PDF  

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Procedures for urinary incontinence

Bladder neck suspension Download PDF  
Cystoscopy & injection of bulking material at bladder neck Download PDF  
Enlargement of the bladder using a bowel segment Download PDF  
Insertion of artificial urinary sphincter Download PDF  
Pelvic floor exercises in females Download PDF  
Pelvic floor exercises in males Download PDF  
Repair of a urinary vaginal fistula Download PDF  
Sacral neuromodulation Download PDF  
Sling procedure for urinary incontinence - female
(Important MHRA safety information)
Download PDF  
Sling procedure for urinary incontinence - male Download PDF Video

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Removal of the bladder

Cystectomy (female) with urinary diversion Download PDF  
Cystectomy (female) with bladder reconstruction Download PDF  
Cystectomy (male) with urinary diversion Download PDF  
Cystectomy (male) with bladder reconstruction Download PDF  
Urostomy Association (patient information) External website  

Urinary diversion

Mitrofanoff procedure (catheterisable urinary stoma) Download PDF  
Urinary diversion (into ileal conduit) Download PDF  
Urostomy Association (patient information) External website  

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Other non-procedural information

Bladder training Download PDF  
Incontinence questionnaire (ICIQ-UI) Download PDF  
Input/output (frequency/volume) chart Download PDF  
Interstitial cystitis questionnaire Download PDF  
Nocturnal polyuria (passing too much urine at night) Download PDF  
Overactive bladder questionnaire (ICIQ-OAB) Download PDF  
Self-help information for recurrent cystitis in women Download PDF
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