Transitioning Care; The Evolving care of women with congenital genitourinary anomalies

Workshop 23

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Margaret Mueller


Margaret Mueller


Maureen Sheetz


Lia Bernardi


Kimberly Kenton

Aims & Objectives

90 minutes
genitourinary anomalies pelvic floor disorders reconstructive surgery
Urogynaecologists; urologists; female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery specialists; trainees (residents/fellows).
  1. Describe common congenital genitourinary (GU) anomalies and their effects in women during different stages of life (adolescence, reproductive years, perimenopause/menopausal years).

  2. Describe the medical and surgical management of GU anomalies and the associated sequelae of these interventions.

  3. Uncover the gaps in care for women with GU anomalies, and strategies to maintain adequate care in this population.

Learning Objectives

  • 1. Define the need and objectives of a “transitions clinic” for women with congenital GU anomalies and Identify types of GU anomalies, with which women are diagnosed, which might benefit from a transitions clinic. 2. Illustrate the fertility, pelvic floor and sexual health concerns and needs of women with congenital genitourinary anomalies. 3. Demonstrate integrated and comprehensive management for women with congenital genitourinary anomalies.