Did you know that up to 1 in 3 women experience pelvic prolapse? If you have this condition, our specialists at Pearl Women’s Center can help.
For help with suspected pelvic prolapse, contact the specialists at Pearl Women’s Center. Ask a question, book online, or call our office in Portland at (503) 771-1883. We serve patients from Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Northern California, and Alaska.
Pelvic organ prolapse is a condition in which the bladder, the rectum, the uterus, or the vagina begins to drop and can cause symptoms of pressure, pelvic pain and incontinence. Sometimes the pelvic organs may even protrude out of the vagina. This can be very upsetting for women; however, it is actually quite common.
Dr. Richard Rosenfield is an expert in both the medical and surgical management of pelvic prolapse. Trained at Stanford University, Rosenfield has over 20 years of experience with conservative management employing the use of pessaries and pelvic floor physical therapy. He has lectured minimally invasive surgical management of prolapse and specializes in native tissue and augmented material surgical repair. Surgical repair of prolapse may be done laparoscopically or vaginally, depending on the type of anatomic prolapse.
Consultation appointments involve a careful history and exam, possibly an ultrasound and sometimes special evaluation of the bladder for incontinence symptoms. Care plans are thoughtfully created based on patients’ overall health, type of prolapse and optimal desired outcomes.