incontinence and prolapse

Incontinence is the involuntary leakage of urine or stool, and prolapse is the descent of one or more organs of the pelvis (bladder, uterus, rectum).

These two dysfunctions are due to the weakness of the perineum, supporting muscles of the pelvic floor, an area subject to the constraints of gravity and abdominal pressure. Other events such as pregnancy can change pelvic statics.

Pelvic statics diagram
Pelvic statics diagram

At the Diaconesses Croix Saint-Simon hospital group, treatment of incontinence and organ prolapse is multidisciplinary. It combines skills from:

This organization is different from what is usually practiced in a hospital, and it adapts to the medical problem and the patient. It makes it possible to combine consultations, adapted additional examinations, specific imaging and global vision via multidisciplinary consultation meetings for a coordinated medico-surgical approach.

In addition, the complementarity of surgical techniques allows for personalisation of care and limitation of side effects.

Lastly, the entry point for patients is made easier: you can contact any of the gynaecological, urological, digestive or proctology surgery departments.