Endometrial or Uterine polyps are an overgrowth of uterine cells. These form masses in the inner lining. They form from a flat base or protrude from on a stalk from the uterine wall. These polyps can range in size from millimeters to the size of a golf ball.
Background: 22 yr old patient presented with lower right sided abdominal pain. Investigations: Ultrasound showed a 6 cm right ovarian cyst. Normal blood tests. Treatment: Keyhole surgery to remove the cyst. Outcome: patient went home the following day with minimal pain medications. Patient seen at her 6 weeks post operative follow up with no concerns. […]
Symptoms: 46 yearly woman was referred with urinary leakage with coughing, sneezing, laughing and running. The patient has previously had two vaginal deliveries, one of which required a forceps delivery. Diagnosis: Special bladder test (urodynamics) was performed at the urodynamic clinic in Capital Women’s Health. This showed leaking with three coughs both sitting and standing […]
Symptoms: 50 year old lady who had two vaginal deliveries was referred with heavy vaginal bleeding causing tiredness and affecting her quality of life. Diagnosis: Pelvic ultrasound showed 4 centimetre fibroids inside the womb (uterus). Procedure: Minimally invasive procedure was performed under general anaesthetic using a small device called Myosure to remove the fibroid from […]
SYMPTOMS: A 45 year old woman and mother of two vaginal deliveries. Presented to hospital emergency with severe lower abdominal pain associated with nausea and vomiting. DIAGNOSIS: Pelvic ultrasound showed 6 cm right ovarian cyst inflammatory markets mildly elevated. PROCEDURE: An emergency laparoscopy was performed, using three small incisions on her abdomen. The right ovary […]
Trial shows proven efficacy Durable Efficacy and Safety of Long-Term OnabotulinumtoxinA Treatment in Patients with Overactive Bladder Syndrome: Final Results of a 3.5-Year Study Purpose: These are the final results of the prospective, multicenter, long-term (3.5-year) study of the efficacy/safety of onabotulinumtoxinA for overactive bladder syndrome. Materials and Methods: Patients who completed either of 2, […]