Uterine thickening caused when endometrial tissue, which normally lines the uterus, extends outward into the fibrous and muscular tissue of the uterus.
A condition resulting from the appearance of endometrial tissue outside the uterus and causing pelvic pain.
Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
When periods are very heavy, prolonged and disrupt normal daily activities. Medically referred to as menorrhagia. Symptoms of menorrhagia may also include cramping, pelvic pain and, in severe cases, anemia. Excessive menstrual bleeding is a common condition that occurs for many reasons. Two of the most common causes are: a hormonal imbalance and uterine growths.
Inability to control bowel movements caused by damage to the muscles around the anus due to childbirth, diarrhea, constipation, inflammatory bowel disease, nerve damage, radiation damage or cognitive impairment (due to a stroke or advanced Alzheimer's disease).
When periods are painful. Medically referred to as dysmenorrhea.
Noncancerous (benign) tumors that develop in the womb (uterus), a female reproductive organ.
Falling or sliding of the womb (uterus) from its normal position into the vaginal area.
Useful Links & Resources
Below are some helpful links to provide you with additional education and resources to learn more about urogynecology surgery as well as da Vinci robotic surgery.