and blockage (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia)
- Treatment for difficulty with urination or incomplete
bladder emptying due to BPH is available by reducing
the tissue blockage with the outpatient Indigo
Laser procedure or the office-based TUNA (Transurethral
Needle Ablation) procedure. Dr. Bilowus is
highly trained and experienced with the Indigo
Laser and the TUNA system.
Prostate cancer screening - Prostate physical
exam (DRE) should be done in all men after age 40.
men with a family history, African-American heritage,
or men with no knowledge of family history (adopted),
PSA blood testing should begin at age 40 annually instead
of age 50.
Kidney stone lithotripsy (ESWL)
- This can now be performed effectively and quickly
on stones within the ureter non-invasively (without
surgery) with the new Reston Hospital Center Dornier
Lithotriptor. Dr. Bilowus is specially trained and
experienced with the Dornier Lithotriptor.
Vasectomy - This is available as
an outpatient procedure through the hospital or as
a confidential, in-office procedure under local anesthetic.
financial arrangements are available for patients not
covered by insurance.
Prostate transrectal ultrasound
- This is offered as an in-office procedure under local
anesthetic for evaluation of PSA elevation, prostate
Radioactive seed implantation with ultrasonic guidance
for prostate cancer - Dr. Bilowus is highly
experienced in Iodine and Palladium radioactive seed
treat prostate cancer as an outpatient procedure at
Reston Hospital Center in association with Dr. Kin-Sing
Au or at
INOVA Fair Oaks Hospital in association with Dr. Daniel
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