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About drelist

Dr. Elist (James J. Elist, M.D.,F.A.C.S., F.I.C.S.), has been in private practice in Beverly Hills, California since 1982 specializing in Urology. Dr Elist ‘s major interests (sub specialties) include impotency, male sexual dysfunction, infertility and Male Enhancement Procedures(Penile Enlargement and Testicular Enlargement).

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Jan

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Prevention of Bladder Cancer

Published: January 22, 2015

Prevention of Bladder Cancer Are you aware that malignancy of urinary bladder claimed approximately 16,000 lives in the year 2014? This corresponds to approximately 2.5% of all cancer related deaths in the United States (1). Bladder malignancy is the result of abnormal growth and metabolism of transitional cells within the lining of urinary bladder. It … Continue reading Prevention of Bladder Cancer

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Jan

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Urinary Tract Infection During Pregnancy

Published: January 21, 2015

Urinary Tract Infection During Pregnancy Urinary tract is comprised of multiple organs and components, with each part playing a vital role in the filtration, metabolism, absorption and secretion of urine. The key components of urinary system include; Kidney: it is a bean shaped organ which is located in the lower lumbar region of the abdomen. … Continue reading Urinary Tract Infection During Pregnancy

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Jan

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Urination Problems

Published: January 20, 2015

Urination Problems A functional urinary system is required for several vital functions such as excretion of excess water and metabolites from the body, removal of toxins and maintenance of normal biochemical environment of the systems as a result of effective circulation. However, due to physiological aging, exposure to physical or environmental agents or due to … Continue reading Urination Problems

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Jan

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What is Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy or ESWL?

Published: January 19, 2015

What is Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy or ESWL? Research done in the late 1970s showed that shock waves generated outside the body can pulverize urinary stones inside the body. The pulverization resulted in sand-like particles which could be passed easily. Such treatment has become the standard therapy for stones of the upper urinary tract (kidney and … Continue reading What is Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy or ESWL?

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Jan

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Renal Failure Treatments

Published: January 16, 2015

Renal Failure Treatments While renal failure is very serious, we do live in an age where it can be treated and managed. Those with chronic kidney disease will find their lifestyle has changed but they can still live a relatively normal lifestyle nonetheless thanks to various treatments. The various treatments for renal failure include:   … Continue reading Renal Failure Treatments

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Jan

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Renal Failure Causes and Symptoms

Published: January 15, 2015

Renal Failure Causes and Symptoms When your kidneys begin to fail, and cannot filter waste products from the blood, your body is dealing with renal failure. There are two main types of renal failure which are acute kidney injury and chronic kidney disease. Renal failure is very serious and can cause many complications for an … Continue reading Renal Failure Causes and Symptoms

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Jan

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What Is Spermatogenesis?

Published: January 14, 2015

What Is Spermatogenesis? Spermatogenesis is the process of formation of sperm cells in the male body. Spermatozoa are produced when rounded immature sperm cells go through successive mitotic, meiotic divisions, and then undergo a metamorphic change, which results in spermatozoa.   The Process of Spermatogenesis There are tiny tubules in the male testes that contain diploid … Continue reading What Is Spermatogenesis?

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Jan

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Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Infections

Published: January 13, 2015

Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Infections Chlamydia and gonorrhea are sexually transmitted infections that cause serious problems, if left untreated. Caused by bacteria, the contagious diseases are easily transmitted from one person to another through sexual contact, whether through anal, vaginal, or oral sex. Teenagers and young women are more vulnerable to Chlamydia and gonorrhea infections, which … Continue reading Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Infections

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Jan

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What is Fever?

Published: January 12, 2015

What is Fever? What Causes Fever? Everyone will have a fever over the course of their life. Most often when they are sick, fevers are a common medical sign, and one of the most common medical symptoms. It signifies that the body temperature of an individual has gone above the normal range of 97.7 – … Continue reading What is Fever?

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Jan

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Hernia Types and Symptoms

Published: January 9, 2015

Hernia Types and Symptoms A hernia is a very painful condition that can occur within the body. There are many types of hernias that can result from a variety of causes. If you have pain in the stomach area, it may be caused by one kind of hernia. A hernia will have symptoms of swelling … Continue reading Hernia Types and Symptoms

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