Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Kosice - Faculty of Medicine


Department of Urology

Trieda SNP 1, 040 11 Košice, Fax: (+421 55) 640 3603 Slovenská verzia

The clinic provides undergraduate education in urology within the surgery in 5th year of Medical Faculty and internship in 6th year of Medical Faculty, postgraduate education in front of specialization of urology and urological internship in front of specialization of general medicine, gynecology and surgery. Second component of activity is scientific research mainly in colaboration with theoretical departements in Vega projects. Third part of work is comprehensive diagnostic and treatment/prevention activities for children and adults with disorders of the urogenital system.

In Department of Urology are performed standard urological surgical procedures (endoscopic, laparoscopic, percutanneous and open).

Departement of urology has these main fields areas of specialization:

  • paediatric urology (operations of the congenital anomalies of urogenital system)
  • uro-oncology (cystectomy with various urinary diversions, open radical prostatectomy, open and laparoscopic radical and partial nephrectomy and transurethral resections)
  • inflammatory diseases of the urogenital system
  • urolithiasis (percutanneous and endoscopic operations)
  • micturition disorders and urinary incontinence (suspension with suburethral tapes, compresive operations with púubovaginal sling and bladder augmentation)
  • nonneurogénne and neurogenic lower urinary tract disorders (complex urodynamic examinations)
  • andrology
  • miniinvasive ultrasound-guided surgery (biopsies, punctures, cognitive transrectal prostate biopsies)

Last update: 28.06.2018