Outpatients' clinic of female urology in Okayama University Hospital - Summary and patients' satisfaction questionnaire findings

Miyabi Inoue, Ayano Ishii, Toyoko Yamato, Toyohiko Watanabe, Takashi Saika, Hiromi Kumon

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Abstract

We established an outpatients' clinic of female urology in Okayama University Hospital in May 2003 The clinic has only female doctors who check and treat the patients We investigated the annual change in the number of outpatients who visited the clinic for the first time between 2003 and 2009 We also administered a questionnaire regarding the satisfaction of the outpatients and their intention to use our clinic Ninety-one patients visited the clinic in 2003 New patients numbered 86 in 2004 53 in 2005 108 in 2006 137 in 2007 116 in 2008 and 149 in 2009 The number of patients peaked within the age group of the 60's and 70's Incontinence (stress urge mixed) was the most common disease with about 30% of patients suffering from it 10% of the patients had an overactive bladder without incontinence In 2007 pelvic organ prolapse (POP) comprised 95% of cases It increased 20% in 2008 and 2009 The number of operations has been increasing since 2007 because The Tension-free Vaginal Mesh procedure (TVM) for POP and the Transobturator Tape procedure (TOT) for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) were introduced in 2007 The number of patients who had a check-up after looking at the internet has been increasing. Most patients were satisfied with their medical examination and treatment The number of new patients continues to increase and female urology offices will be in greater demand in the future.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)470-474
Number of pages5
JournalNishinihon Journal of Urology
Volume73
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - Sep 20 2011

Fingerprint

Urology
Ambulatory Care Facilities
Patient Satisfaction
Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Outpatients
Suburethral Slings
Urge Urinary Incontinence
Surveys and Questionnaires
Overactive Urinary Bladder
Stress Urinary Incontinence
Internet
Age Groups

Keywords

  • Outpatients' clinic of female urology
  • Women's clinic

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Urology

Cite this

Outpatients' clinic of female urology in Okayama University Hospital - Summary and patients' satisfaction questionnaire findings. / Inoue, Miyabi; Ishii, Ayano; Yamato, Toyoko; Watanabe, Toyohiko; Saika, Takashi; Kumon, Hiromi.

In: Nishinihon Journal of Urology, Vol. 73, No. 9, 20.09.2011, p. 470-474.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

@article{4d083e52862b44b79af8c6214c35202f,
title = "Outpatients' clinic of female urology in Okayama University Hospital - Summary and patients' satisfaction questionnaire findings",
abstract = "We established an outpatients' clinic of female urology in Okayama University Hospital in May 2003 The clinic has only female doctors who check and treat the patients We investigated the annual change in the number of outpatients who visited the clinic for the first time between 2003 and 2009 We also administered a questionnaire regarding the satisfaction of the outpatients and their intention to use our clinic Ninety-one patients visited the clinic in 2003 New patients numbered 86 in 2004 53 in 2005 108 in 2006 137 in 2007 116 in 2008 and 149 in 2009 The number of patients peaked within the age group of the 60's and 70's Incontinence (stress urge mixed) was the most common disease with about 30{\%} of patients suffering from it 10{\%} of the patients had an overactive bladder without incontinence In 2007 pelvic organ prolapse (POP) comprised 95{\%} of cases It increased 20{\%} in 2008 and 2009 The number of operations has been increasing since 2007 because The Tension-free Vaginal Mesh procedure (TVM) for POP and the Transobturator Tape procedure (TOT) for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) were introduced in 2007 The number of patients who had a check-up after looking at the internet has been increasing. Most patients were satisfied with their medical examination and treatment The number of new patients continues to increase and female urology offices will be in greater demand in the future.",
keywords = "Outpatients' clinic of female urology, Women's clinic",
author = "Miyabi Inoue and Ayano Ishii and Toyoko Yamato and Toyohiko Watanabe and Takashi Saika and Hiromi Kumon",
year = "2011",
month = "9",
day = "20",
language = "English",
volume = "73",
pages = "470--474",
journal = "Nishinihon Journal of Urology",
issn = "0029-0726",
publisher = "Kyushu University, Faculty of Science",
number = "9",

}

TY - JOUR

T1 - Outpatients' clinic of female urology in Okayama University Hospital - Summary and patients' satisfaction questionnaire findings

AU - Inoue, Miyabi

AU - Ishii, Ayano

AU - Yamato, Toyoko

AU - Watanabe, Toyohiko

AU - Saika, Takashi

AU - Kumon, Hiromi

PY - 2011/9/20

Y1 - 2011/9/20

N2 - We established an outpatients' clinic of female urology in Okayama University Hospital in May 2003 The clinic has only female doctors who check and treat the patients We investigated the annual change in the number of outpatients who visited the clinic for the first time between 2003 and 2009 We also administered a questionnaire regarding the satisfaction of the outpatients and their intention to use our clinic Ninety-one patients visited the clinic in 2003 New patients numbered 86 in 2004 53 in 2005 108 in 2006 137 in 2007 116 in 2008 and 149 in 2009 The number of patients peaked within the age group of the 60's and 70's Incontinence (stress urge mixed) was the most common disease with about 30% of patients suffering from it 10% of the patients had an overactive bladder without incontinence In 2007 pelvic organ prolapse (POP) comprised 95% of cases It increased 20% in 2008 and 2009 The number of operations has been increasing since 2007 because The Tension-free Vaginal Mesh procedure (TVM) for POP and the Transobturator Tape procedure (TOT) for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) were introduced in 2007 The number of patients who had a check-up after looking at the internet has been increasing. Most patients were satisfied with their medical examination and treatment The number of new patients continues to increase and female urology offices will be in greater demand in the future.

AB - We established an outpatients' clinic of female urology in Okayama University Hospital in May 2003 The clinic has only female doctors who check and treat the patients We investigated the annual change in the number of outpatients who visited the clinic for the first time between 2003 and 2009 We also administered a questionnaire regarding the satisfaction of the outpatients and their intention to use our clinic Ninety-one patients visited the clinic in 2003 New patients numbered 86 in 2004 53 in 2005 108 in 2006 137 in 2007 116 in 2008 and 149 in 2009 The number of patients peaked within the age group of the 60's and 70's Incontinence (stress urge mixed) was the most common disease with about 30% of patients suffering from it 10% of the patients had an overactive bladder without incontinence In 2007 pelvic organ prolapse (POP) comprised 95% of cases It increased 20% in 2008 and 2009 The number of operations has been increasing since 2007 because The Tension-free Vaginal Mesh procedure (TVM) for POP and the Transobturator Tape procedure (TOT) for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) were introduced in 2007 The number of patients who had a check-up after looking at the internet has been increasing. Most patients were satisfied with their medical examination and treatment The number of new patients continues to increase and female urology offices will be in greater demand in the future.

KW - Outpatients' clinic of female urology

KW - Women's clinic

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=80055098923&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=80055098923&partnerID=8YFLogxK

M3 - Article

VL - 73

SP - 470

EP - 474

JO - Nishinihon Journal of Urology

JF - Nishinihon Journal of Urology

SN - 0029-0726

IS - 9

ER -