Urology is a surgical specialty that deals with not only the male and female urinary tract, but also the male genital tract.
Although urology be classified as a surgical specialty, knowledge of internal medicine, pediatrics, gynecology and other specialties are a mandatory requirement for the urologist.
Then the urologist, is not only a medical but also a surgeon, having a broad knowledge of various medical therapies and technological innovations, usually associated with minimally invasive techniques.
The development of countless technology allowed the treatment of various urological pathologies were extremely diverse. Can not only encompass medical treatment with the use of various medicines, but also to carry out surgical interventions, through open surgery, laparoscopic and endoscopic. The latter are minimally invasive procedures, with less aggression to the patient, that should always be the priority of the urologist.