Sibley Center for Pelvic Floor Disorders
Women of all ages suffer from pelvic floor disorders. Symptoms are varied but the most common is urinary incontinence. Others who could benefit from the program include women who experience pre- and post-partum issues, pelvic floor weakness, pelvic organ prolapse and pelvic floor pain. An individualized program is formulated to meet each woman’s needs. Muscle re-education may be achieved using biofeedback, electrical stimulation and therapeutic exercise.
- Treatment of Urinary Incontinence: Treatment of all types of urinary incontinence, pubovaginal slings, intraurethral bulking agent injections, pharmacological treatments, behavioral modalities, and neurostimulation therapies.
- Treatment of Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Management and treatment of pelvic organ prolapse.
- Botox in the Treatment of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction: Botox has been shown to be effective in the treatment of pain caused by spasm of the pelvic floor muscles.
- Botox in the Treatment of Overactive Bladder: Overactive bladder is characterized by urinary urgency, frequency, and urge incontinence. Severe symptoms can have a devastating impact on one's quality of life. Botox injections of the bladder, performed as a minimally invasive outpatient procedure, can be used when bladder retraining and medications fail.
- Botox for Interstitial Cystitis: Botox is proving to valuable for relief of interstitial cystitis symptoms.
- Cystoscopy: Visual examination of the lower urinary tract.
- Outpatient Surgery: Dr. Dupont performs a variety of procedures that can be completed on an outpatient basis.
- Complex Urodynamics: Outpatient or office test of bladder function.
- Vaginal Rejuvenation/Vaginoplasty: Vaginoplasty, also referred to as rejuvenation of the vagina, is a procedure that can usually correct the problem of stretched vaginal muscles resulting from childbirth.
- Labiaplasty: Labiaplasty is a surgical procedure that will reduce and/or reshape the labia minora.
- Labia Majora Reduction: Reduce the size of the labia majora.
- Pessary Fitting: A removable device used to support the pelvic organs.
- Fecal Incontinence: New minimally invasive treatments are available for this condition.
About Mary C. Dupont, M.D., FACS
Sibley Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce the appointment of Mary C. Dupont, M.D., FACS as the director of its Center for Pelvic Floor Disorders. Dr. Dupont joined Sibley on November 1, 2010. She is a board-certified urologist who specializes in female urology, urogynecology and cosmetic gynecology. She has been nominated as a "Top Doctor" locally and nationally in Checkbook
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