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- Functional urology/continence
- General urology
- Urinary tract stones
- Urological oncology
Mr Jay Khastgir is a Consultant Urological Surgeon at Swansea. He has expertise in a wide range of urological conditions including female incontinence, overactive bladder, lower urinary tract symptoms, benign prostatic enlargement, neurogenic bladder dysfunction (individuals with spinal injuries, MS etc), and male incontinence (e.g. following radical prostatectomy for cancer). He also deals with various general urological conditions such as testicular lumps, erectile dysfunction, and haematuria (blood in the urine), and urological cancers.
He trained in the South West of England and obtained experience in his subspecialist areas of interest at Bristol and other centres including Liege, Maastricht, Paris, and Mansoura.
He is the sub-editor of the journal Urology News, and is on the editorial board for several medical journals such as the World Journal of Urology and Expert Opinion in Pharmacotherapy.
He is a Senior Clinical Tutor at the School of Medicine, Swansea University, where he sits on the curriculum development board and leads 3 teaching modules for undergraduates.
Mr Khastgir is on the faculty of the European School of Urology (ESU) through which he delivers postgraduate teaching in urology. He has conducted and lectured in teaching courses in Salzburg, Munich, Berlin, and Lipaja (Latvia) amongst others.
Mr Khastgir sits on various boards and contributes to several groups for the development of services, including the Continence Steering Group, The Acute Kidney Injury Group, and the Swansea University Medical School Curriculum Development group. He was the Clinical Director (Lead Clinician) for Urology until 2013, and sat on the Ethics Committee for the Health Board until 2012.
He is universally well liked and admired for his calm, balanced and friendly management style, and the warmth with which he reassures and treats patients.
Areas of interest
Female incontinence and overactive bladder; Neurogenic bladder dysfunction; Male incontinence; Male lower urinary tract symptoms and benign prostatic hyperplasia; Pelvic pain & prostatitis; General urology including haematuria & inguino-scrotal conditions; Erectile dysfunction; General urological oncology; Urodynamics
Current NHS consultant posts held
Consultant Urological Surgeon, Morriston Hospital, Swansea & Neath-Port Talbot Hospital, Baglan.
Mr Khastgir is involved in several clinical and multinational pharmaceutical trials on bladder dysfunction as Lead Investigator or Co-investigator.
He was involved in research involving neuromodulation at the Spinal Injuries Unit at Stanmore.
He has several publications in medical journals and has written book chapters on his areas of expertise. A recent publication was a UK National Consensus Guideline on the management of Lower urinary Tract Symptoms in Males.
1. Khastgir J et al. Clam Augmentation Ileocystoplasty in Spinal Cord Injuries. European Urology 2003
2. Hamid R, Khastgir J, et al. Experience of tension-free vaginal tape for the treatment of stress incontinence in females with neuropathic bladders. Spinal Cord 2003
3. Hamid R, Arya M, Khastgir J, et al. The treatment of male stress urinary incontinence in compliant bladders following spinal cord injury using polydimethylsiloxane. Spinal Cord, 2003
4. Williams S, Denton KJ, Minervini A, Oxley J, Khastgir J, et al. Correlation of upper tract cytology, retrograde pyelography, ureteroscopic appearance and ureteroscopic biopsy with histology of upper tract transitional cell carcinoma. J Endourology, 2008
5. Khastgir J, Shah PJR. Urethral Stents: What is their place in Spinal Cord Injuries? Forward – Journal of the Spinal injuries Association 2000
6. Khastgir J, Shah PJR. Detrusor-Sphincter Dyssynergia. Urology News 2001
7. Khastgir J, Shah PJR. Sildenafil: assessing the cardiovascular risk. Prescriber 2001
8. Persad R, Khastgir J. Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy: the initial UK experience in perspective. Urology News 2002
9. Khastgir J et al. Current Concepts in the Medical Management of Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy. Expert Opinion in Pharmacotherapy 2002
10. Khastgir J, Dickinson A. Where do we stand with chronic prostatitis? Hospital Medicine 2003
11. Shergill IS, Arya M, Hamid R, Khastgir J, et al. The importance of Autonomic Dysreflexia to the Urologist. BJU International 2004
12. Khastgir J, Drake MJ, Abrams P. Recognition and Effective Management of Autonomic Dysreflexia in Spinal Cord Injuries. Expert Opinion in Pharmacotherapy 2007
13. Khastgir J, Khan A, Speakman M. Acute urinary retention: medical management and the identification of risk factors for progression. Nature Clinical Practice Urology 2007
1. Khastgir J. Current Pharmacotherapy of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms consequent to Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. In: Contemporary Perspectives in Clinical Pharmacotherapeutics. Elsevier 2005
2. Khastgir J. Investigative Techniques in the Assessment of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms and Incontinence. In: An Atlas of Investigation and Management. Ed: Probert J. Clinical Publishing, 2006
Published Abstracts: numerous
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