Urogynecology

Urogynaecology is sub-division of gynaecology. Urogynaecologists are specially trained medical professionals who treats clinical problems related to dysfunction of the pelvic floor and bladder. In some countries Urogynaecology is also known as Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. Some of the disorders in pelvic floor include urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse and faecal incontinence. Other conditions where urogynaecology is practiced are Cystocele, Enterocele, Female Genital Prolapse, Lichen sclerosus, Overactive Bladder and Rectovaginal fistula. In modern times, Urogynaecologists are responsible for the care of women who encounter trauma to the perineum during childbirth. Some of the tests which are performed in urogynaecologic pathology include Cystourethroscopy urodynamic testing and Ultrasound. Urogynecologic problems are not life threatening,  but they do have a major impact on the body of the individuals. The International Urogynecological Association (IUGA)  is a global organisation dealing with the professionals  practicing in the field of female pelvic medicine, reconstructive surgery and urogynecology. Some of the important treatments available in the sector of urogynecology includes abdominal reconstruction, behavioral modification,  toxin injection, dietary modification, robotic reconstruction, sacral nerve stimulation and urethral injection.

  • Urinary incontinence
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Urogynecology Conference Speakers