Enlarged Prostate

The Benefits of Beer and Bourbon for BPH

March 19, 2019  |  Bladder  Enlarged Prostate  Prostate Cancer  

Fighting the Frequency Have you found yourself fighting the frequency to urinate far more often than you used to? Is that frequency even more notable at night, and when you do make it to the toilet, is difficulty urinating and a weak urine stream starting to become apparent? If you’re a man over the age […]

Prostate Cancer Awareness with Fox 7 News

October 1, 2018  |  Enlarged Prostate  Prostate Cancer  TV Appearances  

Dr. Koushik Shaw with the Austin Urology Institute discusses prostate cancer on Fox 7 News. Watch the interview at learn more about prostate cancer at the link below. http://www.fox7austin.com/good-day/prostate-cancer-awareness#/

Bouncing Back From a Bad Bladder

August 20, 2018  |  Bladder  Enlarged Prostate  Men's Health  

TURBT, or TransUrethral Resection of Bladder Tumor, is a common procedure done at the men’s wellness center at the Austin Urology Institute. Austin urologist Dr. Koushik Shaw has performed this specialized procedure for over 14 years, with hundreds of TURBT procedures performed. A TURBT is performed when there is a diagnosis of bladder cancer. A […]

Making Difficult Scenarios Easy

August 13, 2018  |  Bladder  Enlarged Prostate  Men's Health  

We hear from a number of men about the recovery after a TURP or TransUrethral Resection of Prostate procedure. And while it may not be their first option, for some men, it is their only option. Now to go back a few steps, a TURP is a procedure that is performed on men with an […]

Dr. Shaw Talks Prostate Health and UroNav with KXAN

June 26, 2017  |  Enlarged Prostate  Men's Health  Prostate Cancer  

Dr. Shaw made one of his frequent appearances on Austin’s KXAN news this weekend to spread the word about some important men’s health issues during Men’s Health Month. Dr. Shaw breaks down when you should get a prostate cancer screening, the importance of both PSA testing and physical exams and the value of a new […]

Urolift Featured in Wall Street Journal

November 2, 2016  |  Enlarged Prostate  

Urolift, an alternative treatment for enlarged prostate, was recently featured in the Wall Street Journal. At Austin Urology Institute, we offer Urolift to our patients and we’re pleased to see this great option for men going mainstream. Hopefully, increased awareness will lead to more men seeking treatment for BPH.  Check out the full article on […]

Bladder Diverticulum: A Scary Word For A Not-So-Scary Condition

February 22, 2016  |  Bladder  Enlarged Prostate  Men's Health  Prostate Cancer  

Don’t be intimidated by the long Latin word. A diverticulum is an outpouching in the bladder, when an abnormal sac or pouch forms at a weak point in the bladder wall. It can be congenital, as in present at birth, or it can develop later in life. Normally, the bladder is relaxed when it is either […]

What to expect after a prostate biopsy

November 10, 2015  |  Enlarged Prostate  Men's Health  Prostate Cancer  

Dr. Koushik Shaw and the Austin Urology Institute team are experts on the prostate. One of the more common questions we’re asked is what happens after a prostate biopsy. See also: Prostate Cancer – Stages, Risks, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention A prostate biopsy is usually performed when there is a high suspicion of prostate cancer […]

Austin Urology Institute to offer Urolift for Enlarged Prostate Issues

October 24, 2014  |  Enlarged Prostate  

Austin Urology Institute is proud to amongst the first in the State of Texas to offer the novel Urolift device to help treat symptoms of enlarged prostate (BPH). In America, over 12 million men are affected with BPH. In all men, the prostate begins to grow or enlarge after the age of 40. In some […]

Our Signs at The Long Center

October 18, 2013  |  Enlarged Prostate  Incontinence  UTIs  Vasectomy  

An Artful Message at Austin’s Cultural Center When do you think about your urine? Probably when you’re in the restroom. That’s the idea behind our yearlong campaign taking over the Long Center restrooms. Part public service announcement, part site-specific art piece, these signs are designed to send the message of good urologic health exactly when […]

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