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Will.E.P wrote at 2012-12-09 03:02:22
A denervation might be useful provided a nerve block was successful. A good general surgeon or a neurosurgeon would be just the fellows to help you out.  


Uroguru wrote at 2012-12-11 20:42:04
Just for clarification.  I do not believe that a general surgeon or a neurosurgeon would attempt such a procedure.  First, they would not have any specific experience with it in training.  Next, it's a new operation on an organ they specifically avoid.  In other words, neither general surgeons nor neurosurgeons typically do testicular surgery.  Finally, if this doesn't work, now you are in a real pickle because the urologists won't want to work on you anymore since you've had other surgery.


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Stephen W. Leslie, MD

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Questions concerning erectile dysfunction, kidney stones and prostate disorders including prostate cancer. I have a special interest in kidney stone disease prevention.

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Full time practicing urologist with 30 years experience. Associate Professor of Surgery and Chief of Urology at Creighton University Medical Center. Editor in Chief of eMedicine Urology internet textbook. Author of only NIH approved book written for patients by a urologist on the subject of kidney stones "The Kidney Stones Handbook". Inventor of the "Parachute" and "Escape" kidney stone baskets and the "Calculus" stone prevention analysis computer program.

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American Urological Association, Ohio State Medical Association, Sexual Medicine Society

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Men's Health, Journal of Urology, Urology, Healthwatch Magazine, Emergency Medicine Monthly, eMedicine, "The Kidney Stones Handbook", and numerous articles in various newspapers. He is also the editor of the Urology Board Review by McGraw-Hill used by urologists to study for their Board Certification Examinations.

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Graduate of New York Medical College with residencies completed at Metropolitan Hospital New York, Albany Medical Center and University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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Thirlby Award of the American Urological Association. Rated as one the country's Best Urologists by the Independent Consumer's Research Institute

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