Pelvic Floor Surgery and Proctology Unit

Unit

Clinical activity

The Pelvic Floor Surgery and Proctology Unit deals with the diagnosis and therapy of all pathologies of the pelvic floor (incontinence, prolapse of the anterior and posterior sector, severe constipation, complex perianal pathologies, etc.), with an interdisciplinary team including a proctologist, urogynecologist, general surgeon, gastroenterologist, radiologist and specialized staff for functional rehabilitation with a very strong experience in the treatment of these pathologies, including sacral neuromodulation.

Patients are seen for the first time in our urogynecological or proctological clinics where we apply national and international guidelines based on evidence-based medicine. These specialized clinics allow us to address simultaneously all aspects of complex problems concerning the pelvic floor including pathologies that affect both the urogynaecological and coloproctological areas.

The interdisciplinary Pelvic Floor Surgery and Proctology Unit is a regional and national point of reference for the most updated information concerning urogynecological or proctological treatments, thanks to the constant update training of our health care personnel and our constant research activity.

The Unit is comprised of the following Outpatient Clinics:

  • Proctological Surgery Outpatient Clinic
  • Urogynecology and Pelvic Floor Surgery Outpatient Clinic
  • Urodynamic Testing and Colonproctological Diagnostics Outpatient Clinic
  • Stomatherapy Outpatient Clinic
  • Outpatient Clinic for the Rehabilitation of the Pelvic Floor

The Unit provides non-invasive and invasive treatments, with cutting-edge techniques and technologies, in particular:

  • Rehabilitation therapy of the pelvic floor
  • Sacral neuromodulation (overactive bladder, urinary incontinence from urgency and fecal incontinence, urinary retention, constipation, chronic pelvic pain)
  • Urogynecological and pelvic floor surgery (urinary incontinence, urinary retention, urogenital prolapse)
  • Colonproctological and pelvic floor surgery (muco-hemorrhoidal prolapse, rectal prolapse, anal fissures, perianal fistulas, fecal incontinence, constipation, hemorrhoids)