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Dr. Lalitha K, consultant at Yashoda Hospitals, is the only lady Urologist and Urogynecologist in Hyderabad. A recipient of 10 gold medals in MBBS, Dr. Lalitha was ranked first in state Urology ...

Dr. Lalitha K, consultant at Yashoda Hospitals, is the only lady Urologist and Urogynecologist in Hyderabad. A recipient of 10 gold medals in MBBS, Dr. Lalitha was ranked first in state Urology Entrance exam and also obtained a top rank in MD (obst.Gynecology) at PGI, Chandigarh. She also worked as Asst. professor of Urology in Gandhi Medical College for five years. Dr.Lalitha is one of the first few urogynecologist in india to perform TVT.TVT-O for SUI (stress Urinary Incontinence) and has conducted several operative workshops for TVT procedure.

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  • 1. Advanced care for Urinary, Pelvic and Gynecologic problems Doctors’ Profile Dr. Lalitha K, consultant at Yashoda Hospitals, is the only lady Urologist and Urogynecologist in Hyderabad. A recipient of 10 gold medals in MBBS, Dr. Lalitha was ranked first in state Urology Entrance exam and also obtained a top rank in MD (obst.Gynecology) at PGI, Chandigarh. She also worked as Asst. professor of Urology in Gandhi Medical College for five years. Dr.Lalitha is one of the first few urogynecologist in india to perform TVT.TVT-O for SUI (stress Urinary Incontinence) and has conducted several operative workshops for TVT procedure. Dr. K.V.R. Prasad, consultant at Yashoda Hospitals, completed his M.S. General Surgery and M.Ch. in Urology from P.G.I., Chandigarh. With 15years of experience as a consultant Urologist and Andrologist his areas of expertise include Endourology, Andrology (Male Infertility & Sexual Dysfunction), Paediatric Urology and Laparoscopic Surgery in Women As a woman, you have unusual healthcare requirements. You are vulnerable to distinctive health disorders which could be both uncomfortable and embarrassing. Urological problems like incontinence and prolapse are some of the most distressing conditions that can significantly impact your quality of life. In addition, many women with urologist because of fear of embarrassment. Women suffering from Urological disorders now have a very important new healthcare resource available to them at Department of Urology and Urogynecology of Yashoda Hospitals at Somajiguda.
  • 2. What is Urogynecology? Urogynecology is a surgical specialty of urology that focuses on the treatment of urological problems in women. Who is an Urogynecologist? Urogynecologist is a doctor with expertise in urology and gynecology, who provides comprehensive care to a woman patient so that she does not have to see specialists like urologist and gynecologist separately to receive treatment. Urogynecologists play a unique role in caring for women’s pelvic and urology problems. Common female urological problems treated at our center include: Urinary Incontinence (UI) UI (also called Loss of Bladder Control) is a common disorder in women that involves involuntary Leakage of urine: The severity of UI ranges from occasionally leaking urine while sneezing or coughing to having sudden, strong urge to urinate when you cannot access a toilet in time. Medications: Several medical drug therapies are available for the treatment of incontinence. Please consult an experienced urogynecologist to review the patient’s condition and discuss any future side effects. Surgical Treatment: Minimally invasive surgical treatment such as Tension free Vaginal Tape (TVT)/Tension Free Vaginal Tape Obturator (TVT-O) may be performed depending upon the severity of the condition. Recurrent Urinary Infections: Urinary infections are most common in women of all ages.However, if the infections are recurrent; doctors have to look for any underlying urological
  • 3. problem. Such as stones or obstruction of urinary passage, Patients suffering from Recurrent Urinary Infections should consult an urogynecologist for a lasting relief. Urological Problems in Pregnancy: Sometimes during pregnancy there can be `hydronephrosis of Kidneys’ (Swelling of the kidneys when urine flow is obstructed) in the mother which can, sometimes lead to complications in the mother and fetus. This condition sometimes needs urological intervention. An experienced urogynecologist would be of immense help to review and treat the condition. Painful Bladder Syndrome: Some women suffer from mild discomfort, tenderness, pressure,or intense pain in the bladder and pelvic region without any infection.The symptoms get worse during menstruation.Moreover,patients with painful Bladder syndrome do not respond to routine medication.Patients with this condition have to consult urogynecologist for an ideal solution. Pelvic Organ prolapse: The pelvic organs (uterus, bladder and rectum) can slip out of place (prolapse) in some women when muscles and ligaments supporting pelvic organs weaken. Pelvic Organ prolapse can become worse over time and patient might also need surgery to fix it. Some develop prolapse even after hysterectomy (vault prolapse).Patients with this condition should consult a urogynecologist to evaluate and treat different kinds of pelvic organ prolapse. UroDynamic Evaluation Urodynamic Evaluation is a special test of the bladder, urethra and sphincter to know the bladder function, especially in patients with incontinence and also in patients with spinal cord problems.
  • 4. General Urology Services Offered: Urinary stones- we offer URS, PCNL, ESWL for different types of stones Tumors of kidney, Ureter, Bladder Prostatic Enlargement (Benign & Malignant) in Men Paediatric Urology (post Urethral Valves,VU reflux, puj Obstruction) Laparoscopic Urology & Laparoscopic Gynaec Surgies Andrology & Male infertility Kidney Transplantation.