Robert MacDermott - Consultant Gynaecologist
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  KIMS Hospital
  Kent, ME14 5FT
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Information Leaflets

Click on the following links to access the information leaflets that I give to my patients. If some of them seem a bit scary, remember that in the 21st century, patients are given much more information than they were in the past. This includes information about possible side-effects and complications.

For Incontinence and Prolapse:

  Urethral Bulking Minimally invasive treatment for stress incontinence.

  Tension-free Vaginal Tape (TVT) Minimally invasive surgery for stress incontinence.

  Vaginal Repair - Treatment for vaginal prolapse.

  Vaginal Hysterectomy + Vaginal Repair Surgery for prolapse.

  Sacrocolpopexy - Abdominal operation to correct vaginal vault prolapse.


  Sacrospinous Fixation - Vaginal operation to correct vaginal vault prolapse

  Pelvic Floor Exercises - Advise and exercises to strengthen the pelvic floor.

  Urodynamics - Investigation for urinary incontinence.

  Nocturia - Waking to pass urine.

For Period Problems:

  Heavy Periods - Treatment Options Weigh up the pros and cons of the different treatments.

  Hysterectomy - Which type should I have?

  Hysterectomy - Abdominal

  Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic Hysterectomy (Keyhole hysterectomy)

  Hysterectomy - Vaginal

To Investigate Various Gynaecological Symptoms:

  Hysteroscopy Keyhole surgery.

  Laparoscopy Keyhole surgery.


  Metformin - Drug treatment for PCOS.

  Laparotomy - Abdominal surgery for a variety of conditions.

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