American Urological Association - Definition of Urology


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Definition of Urology

The American Urological Association (AUA) and the Urology Care Foundation define urology as the medical and surgical discipline that provides adult and pediatric care for male and female patients with genitourinary tract and adrenal gland diseases and conditions.

Board of Directors, January 1986
Board of Directors, January 1990 (Revised)
Board of Directors, April 1995 (Revised)
Board of Directors, January 2001 (Reaffirmed)
Board of Directors, October 2006 (Revised)
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Board of Directors, October 2013 (Reaffirmed)



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