URINARY INCONTINENCE -TREATMENT
InterStim Therapy was created by Medtronic, the developer of the pacemaker. This FDA-approved treatment can eliminate or greatly reduce bladder control symptoms for people suffering from overactive bladder (urge incontinence, urgency-frequency) or urinary retention problems.1
With Medtronic InterStim Therapy, a small neurostimulator is placed under the skin of the upper buttock during a minimally invasive, outpatient procedure. InterStim Therapy is reversible and can be discontinued at any time by turning off or removing the neurostimulator. (Read more)
PELVIC ORGAN PROLAPSE-TREATMENT
Sacrocolpopexy is a procedure to surgically correct vaginal vault prolapse, using a mesh to hold the vagina in the correct anatomical position. This procedure can also be performed after a hysterectomy to treat uterine prolapse by providing long-term support of the vagina.
Sacrocolpopexy has traditionally been performed as an open surgery. With traditional surgery, a horizontal incision 15 to 30 cm long is made in the lower abdomen in order to manually access the inter-abdominal organs, including the uterus. Today, our surgeons perform minimally invasive robotic-assisted surgery. (Read more)