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Dr. Alan Sadah, with privileges at Kindred Hospital, Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, and Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, joined Metro Chicago Surgical Oncology, LLC, as a urologist and medical doctor in 2011. Dr. Alan Sadah previously spent nine years running his own practice, Advanced Urology Center, where he treated common urologic conditions like urinary tract infections.

Urinary tract infections (UTI) are relatively common in women, with some research indicating that 50 percent of women will experience at least one UTI over the course of their lives. …


Dr. Alan Sadah is a leading Chicago-area urologist with surgical privileges at several hospitals, including Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, West Lake Hospital, and Kindred Hospital. Experienced in treating prostate cancer, Dr. Alan Sadah is board certified in urology and a member of the American College of Surgeons.

At the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress 2018, surgeons presented research findings that advocate for a reduction of opioid prescriptions to postoperative patients. …


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As a physician with Metro Chicago Surgical Oncology, Dr. Alan Sadah offers patient-focused urological care. Dr. Alan Sadah’s areas of clinical interests extend to kidney conditions, including kidney stones and cancer.

A recent study led by a researcher at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center brought focus to what may be a new plasma kidney cancer biomarker. A biomarker represents a measurable substance within an organism that indicates an issue such as infection or disease.

As concentrations of kidney injury molecule-1 (KIM-1) plasma increase, so does the risk of renal cell carcinoma developing. …


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Based in the Chicago area, Dr. Alan Sadah is a urologist who treats conditions of the urinary tract system. Dr. Alan Sadah’s clinical interests include the function of the kidneys, a pair of fist-sized organs situated on either side of the spine.

Located beneath the ribcage, each kidney filters blood and removes extra water and wastes, such that urine is produced. This process involves removal of the acids produced by cells throughout the body and ensures that the blood maintains an optimal balance of phosphorous, potassium, calcium, and sodium.

Another major kidney function has to do with producing hormones integral to bone strength, red cell production, and blood pressure control. This role is demanding, as the kidneys filter approximately 150 quarts of blood on a daily basis, with approximately one to two quarts of urine produced from that. Like other organs in the body, the kidneys are susceptible to diseases such as cancer, with chronic kidney disease often associated with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. …


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Dr. Alan Sadah practices urology with Metro Chicago Surgical Oncology. Dr. Alan Sadah draws on more than 25 years of practice experience, during which time he has provided collagen injections for the treatment of incontinence.

Urinary incontinence affects up to 17 million adults in the United States. It is particularly common in women, as childbirth can weaken the pelvic muscles and menopause can cause a thinning of the urethral lining. Other causes, including infection and failure of the urethral opening to close, can affect patients of either gender.

At the Cleveland Clinic, a urologist at the Women’s Center for Pelvic Disorders created a simple outpatient procedure that can treat many cases of incontinence without the need for surgery. It requires only local anesthetic and involves the injection of collagen into the urethral lining or base of the bladder. Once injected, the collagen becomes a bulking agent that narrows the space between the urethral walls or helps the base of the bladder to stay closed. …


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As a urologist at Metro Chicago Surgical Oncology, Dr. Alan Sadah treats many patients with prostate cancer. Dr. Alan Sadah also offers free annual prostate cancer screenings and presents radio programs on topics related to that disease.

Although African American men are more likely to develop and succumb to prostate cancer, the majority of clinical recommendations arise from studies that involve white patients. A recent study conducted through the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Brigham and Women’s Hospital of Boston is attempting to change this trend with a study that recruited exclusively black men.

The study evaluated clinical data from 197 men between the ages of 40 and 64, all of whom had developed prostate cancer. Aggressive disease was present in 91 members of this cohort. …


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For more than two decades, Dr. Alan Sadah has been a urologist. Currently Dr. Alan Sadah is on staff at a variety of institutions, including Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, Alexian Brothers Medical Center, Chicago Prostate Cancer Center, Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, Kindred Hospital, Westlake Hospital, and West Suburban Medical Center. Kidneys stones is a common ailment that urologists treat.

There are several possible causes of kidney stones, and there are also a few common myths about what does and does not prevent kidney stones:

Calcium makes stones develop.” Many people believe they should cut calcium out of their diet if they are prone to kidney stones. However, calcium is usually not the culprit. Stones form when oxalate and calcium bind in the urine. …


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Dr. Alan Sadah, a board-certified urologist and surgeon in Illinois, practices medicine with Metro Chicago Surgical Oncology. Also on staff at Advocate Good Samaritan Hospital, Alexian Brothers Medical Center, Chicago Prostate Cancer Center, Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, Kindred Hospital, St. Alexius Medical Center, Westlake Hospital, and West Suburban Medical Center, Dr. Alan Sadah leverages more than 20 years of experience to perform a wide range of procedures, including transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP).

Often done to relieve symptoms of an enlarged prostate due to benign prostate hyperplasia, TURP is performed by placing an instrument into the end of the penis and through the urethra to the prostate. …


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Dr. Alan Sadah is a respected Illinois urologist who practices with Metro Chicago Surgical Oncology, LLC and emphasizes personalized patient care. Among the areas in which Dr. Alan Sadah has extensive knowledge is testing for prostate cancer through the use of a biopsy.

The biopsy procedure employs thin needles, which are used to extract minute tissue samples from the prostate gland. In certain cases, it may be preceded by a multi-parametric MRI scan, which enables the physician to assess the presence of cancer and the likelihood of its growth.

The most common type of biopsy is the transrectal ultrasound (TRUS) guided procedure, which employs ultrasound for imaging that allows the needle to be accurately guided through the rectum wall into the prostate. …


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As a physician with Metro Chicago Surgical Oncology, Dr. Alan Sadah draws on more than 25 years of experience in the field of urology. Dr. Alan Sadah has treated many patients with prostate cancer and has an in-depth knowledge of treatment options.

In July of 2018, the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) announced the development of a blood test that can predict patients’ response to treatments for advanced prostate cancer.The study involved researchers from the Lawson Health Research Institute in Ontario in collaboration with colleagues from Royal Marsden in London and the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. …

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