Pelvic Health and Continence Center

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Services at the Pelvic Health and Continence Center

At the UTMB Pelvic Health and Continence Center, we bring leading specialists together to offer you exceptional quality, complete and comprehensive care, all in a convenient and state-of-the-art facility tailored around your comfort and needs. We offer medical and surgical treatments to

We offer a full range of comprehensive evaluation and diagnostic testing, as well as conservative, medical and surgical options to treat many pelvic disorders and successfully improve and restore pelvic health and continence - and the freedom and quality of life that come with them.

Comprehensive Evaluation and Diagnostic Testing


Urinary Incontinence

• Stress urinary incontinence (details)
• Urge urinary incontinence (details)
• Overactive bladder (details)

Pelvic Organ Prolapse

• Uterine prolapse
• Anterior vaginal wall prolapse (cystocele/bladder prolapse)
• Apical vaginal prolapse (enterocele/vaginal vault prolapse)
• Posterior wall prolapse (rectocele)

Fecal Incontinence

• Post-delivery and post-surgical

Fistulas

• Vesicovaginal (bladder/vagina)
• Vesicouterine (bladder/uterus)
• Vesicocutaneous (bladder/skin)
• Rectovaginal (rectum/vagina)
• Urethral reconstruction (fistula/diverticulum)

 Congenital Anomalies

• Vaginal agenesis
• Imperforate hymen
• Vaginal septum

 Diagnostic Testing

• Complex urodynamic testing
• Cystourethroscopy
• Bladder instillation
• Endoanal ultrasound
• Anal manometry 

 

Treatment Options


Conservative Treatments

Pelvic floor re-education (details)
• Biofeedback (details)
• Urge suppression drill (details)
• Relaxation techniques (details)
• Botox injection under local anesthesia for over active bladder
• Posterior Tibial Nerve Stimulation for over active bladder

Medical Treatment for

• Overactive bladder syndrome
• Stress urinary incontinence
• Fecal incontinence
• Pessary for prolapse
• Interstitial cystitis or Painful Bladder Syndrome
• Chronic prostatitis
• Neurogenic bladder

Surgical Treatments

• Vaginal reconstructive surgery
• Abdominal reconstructive surgery
• Laparoscopic reconstructive surgery
• Pubovaginal slings, tension-free midurethral slings
• Vaginal mesh procedures, if appropriate
• Anal sphincteroplasty
• Sacral nerve stimulation (details)
• Botulinum toxin injection
• Surgical management of stones
• Robotic, Laparoscopic, and open surgical treatment of prostate, bladder, kidney and other urinary tract cancers
• Surgical treatment for erectile dysfunction
• Repair of urinary tract fistulae
• Treatment for urinary tract obstruction by the prostate with laser, bipolar, and traditional Transurethral Resection of the prostate
• Reconstructive surgeries for neurogenic bladder

Robotic-Assisted Surgery (minimally invasive)

• Vaginal vault prolapse (details)
• Hysterectomy (details)

 

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What is the "pelvic floor?"
The term “pelvic floor” refers to the group of muscles that form a sling or hammock across the opening of a woman’s pelvis.  These muscles, together with their surrounding tissues, keep all of the pelvic organs in place so that the organs can function correctly.

What are "pelvic floor" disorders?
A pelvic floor disorder occurs when the pelvic muscles and connective tissue in the pelvis weaken or are injured. An estimated one-third of all U.S. women are affected by one type of pelvic floor disorder in her lifetime.  Disorders may result from pelvic surgery, radiation treatments, and, in some cases, pregnancy or vaginal delivery of a child.

What are the most common pelvic floor disorders?
The most common include pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence, and anal incontinence. Read more... 


Pelvic Health and Continence Center
Urology-Gynecology, Urology, Geriatrics, Psychology, Colon-Rectal Surgery, Physical Therapy

2240 Gulf Freeway South
Suite 2.401.B
League City, TX  77573

Phone: 832-505-1600
Fax: 281-614-0589
pelvic.health@utmb.edu

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