2nd October 2017

Chronic pelvic pain is a condition that affects many woman in all stages of life. There are numerous causes for this condition and patients are often misdiagnosed for years before they receive the treatment that they need. Common causes include recurrent bladder infections, painful bladder syndrome, endometriosis, adenomyosis, sexually transmitted diseases to name but a […]

2nd September 2017 Dr. Dakalo Muavha is the second urogynaecology fellow being trained in Urogynaecology through the University of Cape Town and Urogynaecology and Laparoscopy clinic at Chris Barnard Memorial Hospital headed by Drs. Jeffery & Kruger. Upon completion of his fellowship he will return to the University of Limpopo and he will be the first African […]

26th January 2017

Cape Talk Interview Dr. Lamees Ras recently started her subspecialty training in urogynaecology through the University of Cape Town. Drs Jeffery, Kruger and Brouard are responsible for her training. Listen to her passionate interview on Cape Talk.    

7th October 2016

The vagina is designed to keep itself clean with the help of natural secretions (discharge). Find out how to help your vagina keep clean and healthy – and why you don’t need douches or vaginal wipes. The vagina is a tube of muscle inside a woman’s body that runs from the cervix (the opening of […]

13th August 2016

Bladder pain syndrome is a condition that causes people to have bladder pain and urinate often. Bladder pain syndrome is often called “BPS” for short. It is also sometimes called “painful bladder syndrome” or “interstitial cystitis.” BPS can happen in both men and women, but it is more common in women. We do not know […]

4th July 2016

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 advantage is that the battery lasts […]