Prolapse and Incontinence
Dr Cario has developed a specialty interest in urogynaecology based on his work in the UK. He opened the first Urodynamic Centre in Sydney’s south, the St George Urodynamic Centre in 1995 to investigate and treat with all aspects of Women’s lower urinary tract symptoms and in particular incontinence and prolapse. With his other major interest in Laparoscopic and Robotic surgery he has been able to pioneer newer and more successful treatments for these difficult problems in a more minimally invasive way including all of the conservative non-surgical options. Based on his excellent published results he can offer experience and confidence from a long and proven record.
PELVIC FLOOR EXERCISES
Pelvic floor exercises or Kegal exercises are performed to help women with bladder control and mild prolapse symptoms. The pelvic floor muscles extend from behind the pubic bone as a shelf across the base of the pelvis and connect to the sacral bone.
You have recently been diagnosed as having an overactive bladder. This is also referred to as detrusor instability or an unstable or irritable bladder. Usually you would have had a Urodynamic test which will have shown a problem during the filling phase…
This is the leakage of urine during times of exertion. It usually causes the symptoms of stress, cough or sneeze induced leakage. There is a lifetime risk of 25-50% of women complaining of urinary stress incontinence. When this results in a significant effect…
HOME COMMUNITY NURSE
Sister will attempt to remove your bladder catheter between 7am to 8am in the morning. She will give you all the instructions for the day, which will include information about your voided volume chart. Find an old ice-cream container and place it under the…