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New treatment options for urge incontinence 

Update on new treatment options for urge incontinence (overactive bladder) Botulinum toxin (Botox) bladder wall injection Sacral neurostimulation implant (Interstim) Mirabegron (Betmiga) medication Botox In Australia Botox has received r…

Posted: 01/08/2014

Japan Keynote Presentation 

Dr Carey was an invited keynote speaker at the recent 66th Annual Congress of the Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology (JSOG). He spoke on recent trends in prolapse surgery. Here is an overview of Dr Carey’s address: "In developed count…

Posted: 12/07/2014

The Women’s Health Book 

THE WOMEN’S HEALTH BOOK was recently launched. Dr Carey is a contributing author and with physiotherapist, Margaret Sherburn, compiled chapter 39 on Prolapse and Incontinence . This chapter provides women with an understanding of prolapse and i…

Posted: 12/07/2014

Washington Presentation 

Research lead by Dr Carey was presented in Washington at the combined International Urogynecology Association and American Urogynecology Association meeting. This long-term research was conducted by the Urogynaecology Department at The Royal Women…

Posted: 12/07/2014

Nepal 

During September and October 2013 Dr Carey worked in Nepal training local Nepalese gynaecologists in advanced prolapse surgery. This trip was organised by the Australian for Women’s Health organisation founded by Australian gynaecologist Dr Ray …

Posted: 12/07/2014
Quick Information on Urogynaecology

How Common Is Pelvic Floor Dysfunction?

If you are suffering some form of pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD) such as leakage of urine, prolapse of the vagina or uterus, or loss of bowel control then you are not alone. Many Australian women suffer from PFD.

  • Overall 46% of women suffer a form of pelvic floordysfunction (PFD).
  • One in eight women leak urine.
  • One third of women over 65 years have urinary incontinence.
  • One in four women have prolapse and one in nine women will require surgery for prolapse.
  • One in thirty women suffer bowel control problems.

Fortunately most women with PFD can be successfully treated by either non-surgical and surgical treatments.

What Is Urogynaecology?

Urogynaecology is the field of medicine specialising in pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD) in women of all ages, it involves the management of: 

Bladder dysfunction (usually urinary incontinence). 

Vaginal dysfunction (usually prolapse of uterus and vagina). 

Lower bowel dysfunction (usually poor bowel control).

What Does Urogynaecology Provide?

A multidisciplinary approach to care. Clinical and investigative assessment of PFD. 

Non-surgical (e.g. physiotherapy, medications) and surgical treatments for PFD. 

Involvement in important clinical research.

Teaching and training for doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals.

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Dr Marcus Carey

Dr Marcus Carey is a Urogynaecologist working in both public and private practice in Melbourne. He is Head of Unit for Urogynaecology and Gynaecology 3 units at the Royal Women's Hospital in Melbourne. Dr Carey's private practice is in Frances Perry Private Hospital located in the Royal Women's Hospital, Parkville. He also consults at the Epworth Freemason's Hospital in East Melbourne and in Lower Templestowe.
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