KMUH Urogynecology Center is led by the department chair, Professor Cheng-Yu Long. This specialized out-patient appointments offer all-in-one services, so that patients could receive all the examinations as well as management planning necessary for her conditions in one visit. Urodynamic study results will be readily available of the same day of the examinations, to reduce patient’s time and expense on waiting and transportations.
A team of urogynecologists are trained and experienced in this particular filed, with years of research, studies, and numerous management innovations that will aid individualizing treatment plans for each patient. Our Tension-free Vaginal Tapes surgeries for treating stress urinary incontinence has surgical success rate as high as 93.4%. Similarly, our surgical success rate for pelvic organ reconstruction with transvaginal mesh implantation was 94%. On average, approximately 200 cases per year are enrolled and treated in our center. The accumulative case number has reached 1000 cases in July 2016, which is considered quite remarkable.
We are well equipped to meet all types of urogynecology conditions, both in terms of hardware settings and staff personnel. The service quality is under PDCA surveillance throughout the entire process. Our academic paper publication rates rank top 3 in the country.
Our work is widely adapted in educational writings and textbooks. We pioneered in surgical approaches that earn us reputation internationally. Trainees from all over the world gather here. Overall speaking, patients shall receive quality care from the elite experts at our center.
Services and Advantages:
A. Urinary incontinence
a. Physical therapy: Kegel exercise, behavior therapy, biofeedback treatment, magnetic and electrical therapy, lazer.
b. Medical therapy for overactive bladder, mixed incontinence and those unsuitable for surgical management.
c. Surgeries: Burch colposuspension, Tension-free Vaginal Tapes (TVT-O, TVT, MiniArc)
B. Pelvic organ prolapse
a. Conservative treatment: pessary
b. Surgeries: Anterior/Posterior colporrhaphy, transvaginal or abdominal organ suspension (mesh with Uphold light, Calistar..etc, non-mesh, laparoscopy