What is menorrhagia or heavy periods? Menorrhagia This condition is associated with heavy or extended menstrual bleeding. Women suffering from menorrhagia experience severe blood loss, pain and cramping. These can restrict normal life.
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, […]