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  • Dermoid Cyst


    dermoid-cyst-blog

    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. […]

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  • 5 Problems Associated With Ovarian Cysts


    5 Problems Associated With Ovarian Cysts

    Ovarian cysts can cause serious implications if not handled properly?Here’s the top five problems associated with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Problem 1 – Infertility and reproduction issues Ovarian Cysts can bring about hormonal imbalance. The most obvious effect of a hormonal imbalance is infertility. PCOS causes the disruption to egg development and ovulation. PCOS is successfully […]

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  • Incontinence Infographic


    Incontinence I/G

    Urinary Incontinence affects more than 1 in 3 women.

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  • Urinary leakage with coughing


    ui-tape

    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 […]

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  • Uterine fibroids


    uterine-fibroids

    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 […]

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