Femi Olatunbosun MB FRCSC FACOG


Hysteroscopy

A hysteroscopy is a way for your doctor to look at the lining of your uterus . He or she uses a thin viewing tool called a hysteroscope. The tip of the hysteroscope is put into your vagina and gently moved through the cervix into the uterus. The hysteroscope has a light and camera hooked to it so your doctor can see the…

Gellhorn Pessary

A vaginal pessary is a removable device placed into the vagina. A Gellhorn pessary is designed to support areas of pelvic organ prolapse and can be used in cases of prolapse of the uterus, bladder, rectum, and small bowel, as well as vaginal vault prolapse.

Menstrual Cycle

The menstrual cycle is the female body’s monthly pattern of preparing for a possible pregnancy. The uterus grows a new lining called the endometrium; one of the ovaries releases an egg; and then, if the egg is not fertilized by sperm, the endometrium sheds from the uterus as a menstrual period. Menstrual phase (period)…

Pelvic Exam

A pelvic exam is done to check a woman’s pelvic organs. It may be done as part of a routine physical exam or if a woman is having pelvic problems. During the exam, the woman lies on a table on her back, with her knees bent and her feet and legs supported by stirrups. The health professional inserts a metal or plastic…

Uterine Prolapse

Uterine prolapse is a form of pelvic organ prolapse that occurs when a woman’s pelvic muscles and ligaments become weak, causing the uterus to drop from its usual position. This allows the neck of the uterus (cervix) to bulge down into the vagina. Uterine prolapse causes a feeling of pressure in the lower abdomen…