kidney disease

Complications may develop after a person undergoes gender reassignment surgery, and a Syracuse urologist has developed expertise in providing surgical repair and ongoing urologic care to these patients.

Dr. Dmitriy Nikolavsky, director of reconstructive urology at Upstate University Hospital, says a variety of complications may develop after an operation to alter the genitalia. He is one of few urologists specializing in repair work after gender reassignment surgery.

Imagine a dialysis machine small enough that a patient could wear it. A super-thin filtering material may allow researchers at the University of Rochester to revolutionize dialysis for patients with kidney disease.