Urodynamics

Welcome to the St George Urodynamic Clinic. You have been referred for a Urodynamic assessment of your bladder function. Urodynamic testing is essential for an accurate diagnosis prior to determining treatment and especially before planning any surgery. If a diagnosis is made purely on the basis of symptoms, it would be incorrect in about 50% of cases. A Urodynamic assessment will give a diagnosis and an idea of the severity of the condition and its prognosis. If surgery is necessary the chance of success of the procedure and the likelihood of any problems that may be encountered post operatively will be assessed.

URODYNAMICS

Welcome to the St George Urodynamic Clinic. You have been referred for a Urodynamic assessment of your bladder function. Urodynamic testing is essential for an accurate diagnosis prior to determining treatment and especially before planning any surgery.

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. This acts as a platform for all of the pelvic…

UTERINE FIBROIDS

Uterine fibroids are usually round tumours or lumps in the muscular wall of the uterus or womb. They are also referred to myomas or leiomyomas. They are almost always benign particularly before the onset of the menopause. They tend to grow under the influence of oestrogen…

ENDOMETRIOSIS

Endometriosis is a common condition that affects at least 10% of women of reproductive age. This occurs when menstrual blood cells grow outside of the uterus. These cells reach the pelvis and abdomen in most cases by bleeding backwards through the tubes during menstruation.