Continence and Pelvic Health Conditions and Treatments
One of the most common problems facing women is pelvic floor dysfunction, which affects approximately 50 percent of all women - the majority of whom do not seek professional help. Pelvic floor dysfunction may cause urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, vaginal pain or discomfort and abdominal discomfort. Many women experience significant changes in daily activities and even self-identify because of these conditions.
In a caring and understanding manner, our physicians and nurse practitioner evaluate and treat these pelvic floor disorders:
- Urinary Incontinence
- Pelvic Organ Prolapse
- Vaginal Vault Prolapse
- Uterine Prolapse
- Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection
- Hematuria (blood in the urine)
- Urethral diverticulum
- Genitourinary Fistula
- Fecal incontinence
Diagnosis and Treatment
Our center provides complete diagnostic evaluation for problems related to the vagina, uterus, bladder, urethra and rectum. The most advanced technologies and a variety of treatments ranging from physical therapy and diet to surgery assure comprehensive and integrated care for these pelvic disorders.
Abnormal function results from a variety of medical disorders as well as normal changes associated with childbirth and aging. Since proper diagnosis is critical to successful correction of the problem, University of Maryland urogynecologists use computerized urodynamic testing and cystoscopy in addition to targeted physical examinations to more precisely pinpoint the cause of the disorder.
To learn more about the various treatments we offer, click on any of the links below:
- Robot-Assisted Sacrocolpopexy for Uterine or Vaginal Vault Prolapse
- Minimally Invasive Bladder Repair for Stress Urinary Incontinence (TVT and TVTO Systems)
- Botox Injections for Urge Urinary Incontinence
More Information & Appointments
For more information or to make an appointment, please call 1-866-608-4228.