Journal

6th April 2016

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 […]

15th March 2016

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.   […]

19th February 2016

We are proud to launch our sister website: www.minimallyinvasivegynaecology.co.za Learn about common gynaecological conditions that can be treated with minimally invasive surgery.

4th January 2016

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 in Western societies will have to undergo surgery for pelvic floor disorders in their lifetime. […]

24th October 2015

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:   Tena   or   Nappy warehouse […]

19th October 2015

This is how the operating room looks like at the time of key hole surgery. The great benefit of utilizing minimally invasive techniques (key hole or vaginal route) is that patients can go home the same or next day. Patients have less pain, less scarring, less blood loss and return to work quicker. Over 95% of patients […]

17th October 2015

Dr Jeffery is co-chairing the 41 st International Congress of the IUGA. This is the highlight of the year and the main event of the worldwide urogynaecology calendar. The Cape Town meeting will be a very exciting event. Look out for live surgery by a number of internationally acclaimed surgeons including Dr JP Roovers, Dr […]