Feel confident and comfortable again while living your active life. Although bladder and pelvic floor disorders represent some of the most common medical issues among women–potentially affecting as many as one in two–most try to handle the conditions by themselves.
If you're trying to cope on your own, we can help. At Reston Hospital Center, we provide a private, confidential setting to discuss your specific situation and determine an individual treatment plan that meets your needs.
Your Best Choice for Urogynecologic Surgery
Our experienced urogynecologic surgeons and specialists offer a variety of treatment options–including minimally invasive procedures through our program known as the Institute for Robotics & Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery–to get you back to the life you love.
Safe and effective, robotic-assisted surgical procedures–many using the da Vinci® Surgical System–mean significantly smaller and fewer incisions, as well as greater precision, dexterity and improved views of internal organs for your surgeon. That means you're more likely to recover faster and enjoy better long-term results. Studies show minimally invasive da Vinci surgery reduces complications by more than 25 percent and hospital stays by as much as 35 percent.
Urogynecologic Surgery Procedures at Reston Hospital Center
Your options for urogynecologic surgery, including minimally invasive procedures, at Reston Hospital:
- Hysterectomy – Removing the uterus
- Pelvic floor and vaginal prolapse repair, vaginal or uterine suspension – Resupporting and/or returning pelvic organs to proper placement within the pelvic cavity
- Sacral neuromodulation – Stimulation of nerves from the spine to the bladder for improving urinary control
- Burch urethropexy – Reducing stress on the bladder opening by attaching the urethra to nearby tissue or the pelvic bone
- Urethral bulking agents – Injecting a substance, such as collagen, under the urethra to improve urinary control
- Midurethral or pubovaginal slings – Placing mesh midway along the urethra or attaching tissue to the pubic bone to cradle the bladder neck
- Perineorrhaphy – Repairing tears to the perineum following labor and delivery
Urogynecologic Conditions We Treat
Many factors can weaken the muscles and tissues of the bladder or pelvic floor, including childbirth, heavy lifting, the effects of menopause and aging, as well as other chronic medical and neurologic conditions. At Reston Hospital, you'll find comprehensive surgical services to help with:
- Urinary incontinence (leaking urine)
- Fecal incontinence (involuntarily passing gas or stool)
- Pelvic organ prolapse (weakened pelvic muscles)
- Dropped uterus, bladder, rectum, intestine
- Pelvic pain
- Overactive bladder
- Urine retention or other voiding disorders
- Neurogenic bladder (loss of bladder control from injury to the brain, nerves or spinal cord)
Explore robotic-assisted surgery in our online Health Library.