May 16, 2018
Dr Gregory Pinto
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The World Health Organisation (WHO) has registered that 200 Bahamian men were diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2018, and that number is likely underestimated, as several Bahamian men seek prostate cancer screening and treatment abroad and they are often not captured in local statistics. WHO data showed that 249 men died of cancer in the Bahamas in 2018 and 80 of those men died of prostate cancer.
Low intensity shockwave lithotripsy (Li-ESWT) has the great potential to offer a curative treatment for poor blood supply/vasculogenic erectile dysfunction, which is a common cause of poor erections for many men.
The recent introduction of laparoscopic curative prostate surgery for the first time ever in the Bahamas is the first step towards fulfilling of the dream of making minimally invasive robotic urological surgery an everyday reality in this country.
Premature ejaculation is by far the most prevalent sexual dysfunction faced by men. It is defined as a man ejaculating before or very soon after vaginal penetration, or the inability to delay ejaculation.
It is the embarrassing secret sadly suffered in silence by thousands of Bahamian women. An uncontrollable loss of bladder control with urinary incontinence/leak during sex.As many as one in three women have some form of urinary incontinence whether i
The prostate gland is a walnut-sized organ underneath the bladder that plays an important role in male fertility.
Next to abstinence, safe monogamous sex with condom use every single time is the best method to reduce the chance of HIV transmission.John Hopkins University Researcher Dr Aaron Tobian and colleagues showed that male circumcision reduces HIV infecti
THIS summer, Bahamian urologist Dr Greggory Pinto will carry out a revolutionary curative prostate cancer treatment he believes will “revolutionise” the way this illness is treated in the Bahamas.