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Voiding Dysfunction and Urinary Incontinence Polyclinic Updated: 18 June 2020

Voiding Dysfunction and Urinary Incontinence Polyclinic



Voiding Dysfunction and Urinary Incontinence Polyclinic

Voiding Dysfunction and Urinary Incontinence Polyclinic is located in Oncology Hospital (MH-6), on the B1 floor, E Block within working hours on weekdays to provide service. Diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of diseases causing voiding dysfunction and urinary incontinence are conducted in our polyclinic. In addition, Uro-support Unit of our department (MH-6, B1 Floor, E Block) manages urodynamic tests (cystometry, uroflowmetry and  pressure flow studies which play an important role in the diagnosis of voiding dysfunction and urinary incontinence. 

How can I get examined in Voiding Dysfunction and Urinary Incontinence Polyclinic?

You can take a number from kiosk machines or secretary help desks located on the ground floor and the polyclinic floor or you can call 182 as you schedule your appointment vis MHRS (Centralized Hospital Appointment System) for examination. 

What causes voiding dysfunction and urinary incontinence?

Excessive intake of drinks which contain caffeine such as tea, coffee or energy drinks, excessive fluid intake, antihypertensive, muscle relaxant drugs, urinary tract infections and constipation may cause temporary Voiding Dysfunction and Urinary Incontinence. Pregnancy, childbirth, menopause, hysterectomy and age-associated weakness of pelvic floor muscles, prolapse of pelvic organs in the vagina such as bladder, uterus, rectum and sometimes small intestine, painful bladder syndrome, overactive bladder, neurological diseases (multiple sclerosis, strokes, spinal cord injuries after trauma or surgery, brain tumors, Parkinson's etc.), urinary tract obstruction, prostate, urethral calculus, urethral carcinoma and bladder, prostate, urethra surgeries may cause persistent urinary incontinence and voiding dysfunction.  

What are the symptoms of urinary incontinence?

Frequent daytime urination, nighttime urination (nocturia), urgent urination, urinary hesitancy, urinary retention and involuntary leakage of urine


Which treatment methods can be applied for treatment of voiding dysfunction-related and urinary incontinence-related diseases?

Weight Loss, Smoking Cessation, life style changes including regulation of fluid intake, bladder training, pelvic floor exercises etc. 

Conversative treatments, pharmacotherapy, hormonotherapy, intravesical (into the bladder) treatments and surgical treatments

What are the surgical treatment methods to be applied in your hospital for voiding dysfunction and urinary incontinence?

Surgeries based on the basis of bladder neck and urethra support

Transobturator tape (TOT) surgery

Transvaginal tape (TVT) surgery

Mini Sling 

Sacral Neuromodulation (Bladder Pacemaker) implantation 

Bladder Botox Injection

Interstitial cystitis cystoscopy, hydrodistention and bladder biopsy in bladder pain syndrome

Prolapsed Bladder Support (cystocele repair)

Bladder augmentation surgeries (augmentation cystoplasty, detrusor myomectomy)

Fistula repair (vaginal, laparoscopic and robotic vesicovaginal fistula repair)

Repair of (the top of the vagina) vaginal prolapse in women who undergo hysterectomy

Laparoscopic and Robotic sacrocolpopexy 

Surgical treatments for urinary incontinence in males

Transobturator ve Retropubic Sling

Adjustable Sling in males 

Artificial Urinary Sphincter

Our Doctors

Prof. Dr. Öner Odabaş

Prof. Dr. Cüneyt Özden

Specialist Physician Buğra Bilgi Keseroğlu

Specialist Physician Selçuk Esengel



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