Andrology overview


Andrology is the medical field that deals with male health, particularly relating to the problems of the male reproductive system and sexual problems and a part of urology problems that are unique to men. It is also known as “the science of men”

Andrology or men health is a very new specialty compared with the other medical specialties, androloy has only been studied as a distinct specialty since the late 1960s from European countries then in 1975 in Unite State.


All genitourinary disorders are belong to andrology field such as:

  • Cryptorchidism, orchitis, ectopia testis, testicular cancer, testicular torsion
  • Epispadias, hypospadias
  • Epididymitis, Urethritis, Low urinary tract infection
  • Hydrocele, spermatocele
  • Impotence (erectile dysfunction), Premature ejaculation, Retarded ejaculation, low libido…
  • Infertility, varicocele
  • Micropenis, penile cancer, penile fracture, Peyronie’s disease, Priapism
  • Prostatitis, prostate cancer, BHP
  • Balanitis, frenulum breve, paraphimosis, phimosis
  • Male Sterility (vasrectomy)
  • Sexuall transmitted diseases (STD) or Sexually transmitted infections (STI)

To deal with all these problems andrology required the basically treatment from urology approach and contribute other specialty such as:

Surgery and micro surgery is applied in commonly in Andrology specialty which require sophisticated technique to enhance the effective treatment, especially micro-surgery to deal with the difficult problems of androloy field such as: Varicoceletectomy, Sperm retrieve surgery (micro tesse), vasovarectomy…

Psychology is usually used in men health treatment because most of men undergone sexual disorders they usually undergone a huge psychological burden.

Men health problems are huge problems with men in modern society, it required having a sophisticated specialty to deal with, Androlgy take over these crucial tasks to help men always be strong and being hero.

By Dr Nguyen Ba Hung

Andrology and Fertility Hospital of Hanoi
? (+84) 1900 56 56 01
➡ 431 Tam Trinh Street, Hoang Mai District, Hanoi, Vietnam.


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