Suffering from an Overactive Bladder? Sacral neuromodulation is a relatively new and very effective treatment for overactive bladder. Recent studies show a marked improvement in 75% of patients. The treatment involves the placement of a small “pacemaker/battery” near the sacral nerve that sends signals to the brain to modify the overactivity of the bladder. […]
The CO2 GyneLase Laser has arrived in Cape Town. This a new form of minimally invasive treatment for the following conditions: Vaginal relaxation syndrome Mild stress urinary incontinence Mild vaginal prolapse The advantage of the CO2 Laser is that the procedure is performed in the office and is painless. This treatment is a good alternative […]
Dr Kruger’s radio interview on RSG that was aired on the 11th of May, 2016. The interview covers the broad range of pelvic floor dysfunction including overactive bladder, stress incontinence, prolapse and new treatments for these conditions (in Afrikaans).
Friday 1 April, 2016 saw the official launch of the Pelvic Floor Research Foundation. The main aim of this non profit foundation is to enhance research collaboration between Cape Town and other international stakeholders in the field of Urogynaecology. We are very proud to have Prof. Roovers on board from Holland. He brings a wealth […]
Dearest Docters and Jana From the bottom of my heart, or rather my whole heart, thank you for all you have done for me, medically as well as administratively – from the first consultation to the last hug. I have always maintained that doctors are the Lord’s instruments through whom He does His medical work. […]
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What urogynaecology, prolapse and incontinence mean to women Affects one out of three women Pelvic floor disorders are very common affecting approximately one out of two woman. The main forms of pelvic floor disorders include pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence and/or fecal incontinence. It is estimated that approximately one out of every three women […]
Incontinence pads can be a life-saver Drs Jeffery and Kruger are regularly asked by patients about the use of incontinence pads. While it is a last resort for many women, it will often improve the quality of life remarkably. More information and examples of the ideal pads can be seen at the following links: […]
Listen to Drs Jeffery and Kruger discussing the topic of urinary incontinence and vaginal prolapse. The interview took place on the 16th of October at Radio Helderberg.