Urogynecology is a surgical sub-specialty of urology and gynecology. Urogynecology involves the diagnosis and treatment of urinary incontinence and female pelvic floor disorders. Some conditions treated in Urogynecology practice include: Cystocele, Enterocele and Female genital prolapse.
Urogynecology is a medical specialty dedicated to the treatment of pelvic floor disorders. The pelvic floor consists of the muscles, nerves, and connective tissue that support the uterus, vagina, bladder, and rectum and helps these organs function correctly. The pelvic floor can be damaged by childbirth, repeated heavy lifting, chronic disease or surgery.
The common pelvic floor disorders includes urinary incontinence, urinary retention, frequency of urination, nocturia, vaginal prolapse, fecal incontinence, recurrent urinary tract infections, pelvic floor or bladder pain and pain with intercourse.