Urogynaecology includes the management of problems associated with pelvic floor weakness and lower urinary tract dysfunction. Over 50% women will develop some pelvic organ prolapse and if they have symptoms treatment is available in the form of pelvic floor physiotherapy, vaginal pessaries or surgery.
Urogynaecologists see women with a range of urinary symptoms including infection and incontinence. Urinary incontinence may be treated with medication, physiotherapy or surgery according to the underlying cause and severity.
Further Patient Information:
NWG doctors providing Urogynaecology services:
Dr Rohna Kearney qualified in medicine at University College Dublin in 1996. She is a consultant gynaecologist and subspecialty trained surgeon in urogynaecology with special expertise in laparoscopic surgery. Her research in the USA led to an MD. She was appointed as a consultant urogynaecologist at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge in 2006 and subsequently at St