Khashayar Shakiba, MD, FACOG, FPMRS

What Kind of Surgical Options are Available for Bladder Prolapse?

WAYNE, New Jersey. In women, the bladder is supported by the front wall of the vagina. According to WebMD, as women age, or after childbirth, the vagina wall can weaken, which can lead to a condition known as bladder prolapse. Symptoms of bladder prolapse include incontinence, discomfort, feeling full in the pelvic region, uncomfortable or [...]

By | 2018-04-13T19:28:45+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Womens Pelvic Surgery|0 Comments

Cutting-Edge Robotic Hysterectomy Procedure Performed in England

RIDGEWOOD, New Jersey. Robotic hysterectomy is on the cutting-edge of medical science. In fact, in Great Britain, the procedure was recently used in a stunning double-surgery. In recent news, a cancer patient was able to have both her uterus and colon removed with the robotic hysterectomy procedure. According to the DailyMail, the surgery is the [...]

By | 2018-04-06T19:11:34+00:00 April 6th, 2018|Womens Pelvic Surgery|0 Comments

First Time at the Gyno? 10 Questions to Ask Your Urogynecologist

HACKENSACK, New Jersey. If your daughter is in her teens, it may be time to consider making her first gynecological appointment. According to Kids Health, the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology recommends that girls schedule their first visit between the ages of 13 and 15. Yet, if your daughter is experiencing pelvic pain or [...]

By | 2018-03-30T16:25:32+00:00 March 30th, 2018|Womens Pelvic Surgery|0 Comments

Why Your Period Pain May Not Be Normal: Understanding Endometriosis

WAYNE, New Jersey. According to Teen Vogue, endometriosis affects approximately 6.3 million women. The condition can lead to excruciating pain during menstruation. Endometriosis is a condition in which the tissue normally found inside the uterus is located outside the uterus. When the hormones that lead to menstruation are present in the body, the tissue that [...]

By | 2018-03-23T17:51:17+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|Womens Pelvic Surgery|0 Comments

Coping with Urinary Incontinence

WAYNE, New Jersey. Urinary incontinence is one of those embarrassing medical issues that can be difficult to bring up with your doctor. If you leak when you cough, laugh, sneeze, or when pressure is placed on your belly, you may be among many other women who experience urinary incontinence. This condition is known as “stress [...]

By | 2018-03-16T19:14:13+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Womens Pelvic Surgery|0 Comments

Seven Questions to Ask Your Gynecologist

WAYNE, New Jersey. According to U.S. News & World Report, doctors are spending less and less time talking to their patients. Patients may also not always know what questions to ask their doctors or what information to share with their doctors. Before you go in for your next gynecologist appointment, take the time to consider [...]

By | 2018-02-28T21:28:31+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Womens Pelvic Surgery|0 Comments

Hysterectomy is the Second Most Common Surgery Among Women

HACKENSACK, New Jersey. Hysterectomy is the second-most common surgery in the U.S., second only to C-sections. The procedure involves the partial or complete removal of the uterus. In some cases, the procedure is elective while in other cases the procedure is required to remove cancer or infection. Because women who undergo the procedure cannot carry [...]

By | 2018-02-28T21:27:46+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Womens Pelvic Surgery|0 Comments

5 Tips to Heal Bladder Prolapse After Childbirth

HACKENSACK, New Jersey. Giving birth is a serious and life-changing process. Pushing a baby out of your body is a challenging process and it can lead to bodily changes. It is important to give yourself time after your pregnancy and childbirth to recover. One of the areas of your body that may have changed after [...]

By | 2018-02-28T21:26:19+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Womens Pelvic Surgery|0 Comments

What is Robotic Hysterectomy and How Does It Compare to Other Hysterectomy Surgical Methods?

RIDGEWOOD, New Jersey. According to Johns Hopkins Medicine, robotic hysterectomy is a procedure performed using a lighted scope with a camera on the end of it. Unlike typical laparoscopic surgery, though, robotic hysterectomy involves the use of a computer to control the surgical instrument. The doctor’s hands are taken out of the equation and instead, [...]

By | 2018-02-28T21:24:27+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Womens Pelvic Surgery|0 Comments