WHAT DISEASES DO WE TREAT?
For the wide assortment of diseases present in consultations, the most common diagnostic and therapeutic procedures are ultrasonography, hysteroscopy, biopsy and extirpation of lesions in the uterine neck. For these diseases, the diagnosis and treatment is commonly performed in an outpatient setting the same day as the consultation.
The results of a number of diagnostic tests, including ultrasonography and hysteroscopy, are reported immediately. Cytology and biopsy results are usually available within a week.
Your medical, surgical or radiation treatment can begin in just in a few days.
Gynaecological cancer includes cancer of the vulva, vagina, cervix, uterus and ovaries. Similarly, all preinvasive diseases are treated (dysplasia of the vulva, vagina or cervix).
From the surgical point of view, in addition to the conventional techniques for treating any genital cancer, there are minimally invasive techniques (laparoscopy) and ultraradical surgery for pelvic (pelvic exenteration) or abdominal disease (ovarian cancer surgery). We also offer radio-guided surgery (sentinel nodes, etc.).
In some women of childbearing age who have a particular type of cancer, fertility conserving treatment is established without compromising the curability of the disease.
A malformation or a hereditary disease should not mean death.
Prenatal diagnosis involves the assessment of foetal cells, amniotic fluid and amniotic membranes to detect foetal abnormalities.
This assessment can provide information on the conditions of the embryo or foetus while it is still in the womb, thereby enabling or anticipating a number of therapeutic, medical or surgical interventions earlier and more effectively.
The diagnosis can be achieved if the methods used, with the consent of the properly informed parents, safeguard the life and integrity of the embryo and its mother, without exposing them to disproportionate risks.
Endometriosis is benign and affects women during their reproductive life.
The condition occurs when the endometrium is located outside the uterus, i.e., outside of its original location.
It generates an extensive range of symptoms, which are easily recognisable, and affects patients in both a physical and mental manner. The main symptoms of this disease are pain (menstrual and during sexual intercourse, known as dyspareunia) and fertility problems.
Success in controlling this disease depends on an early diagnosis, proper medical/surgical management and an effective yet minimally invasive approach.
In most cases, a synthetic mesh is placed, with a success rate of 90%.
Faecal and urinary incontinence (inability to control the rectal and bladder sphincters, respectively) causes hygiene problems for patients and often limits their social life.
The Clínica has a multidisciplinary Pelvic Floor Area for a better approach to these diseases and offers patients the best solution in each case.
There are several types of treatment: conservative, with exercises for improving the muscle tone of structures that support the bladder; medical, indicated for urge and effort incontinence; and surgical, with minimally invasive surgery, for patients for whom the previous treatments have not had an effect.
We have extensive experience in the diagnosis and treatment of adnexal masses.
The Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics of the Clinica Universidad de Navarra has extensive experience in the diagnosis and treatment of adnexal masses.
The term adnexal mass is fairly nonspecific and is often paired with that of ovarian tumour or cyst due to the fact that tubal disease is uncommon. Most of the time, it is of little importance and, in a high percentage of cases, is associated with ovarian disorders.
4 of every 5 women between the ages of 30 and 50 have uterine fibroids.
Uterine fibroids are abnormal smooth muscle tissue masses that are located in and around the uterus and occasionally in the uterine neck.
They commonly occur in women between the ages of 30 and 50 and typically decrease in size after menopause. They often require no treatment.
However, these fibroids can cause excessive uterine bleeding, pain, pressure, infertility, miscarriage and premature childbirth. Surgical treatment can usually correct these problems; however, there is the possibility that they might reappear.