Pearl obstetrics | gynaecology


New obstetrician & gynaecologist at Glengarry Hospital, Duncraig, Perth

There’s a new obstetrician & gynaecologist at Glengarry Hospital. Pearl OB/GYN is moving. Following the announcement of the projected closure of Attadale Private Hospital for obstetrics & gynaecological surgery, we can announce we’re moving our main base to Gleng
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The advantages of keyhole surgery

There are two main types of keyhole surgery used in gynaecology. Hysteroscopy in this type of operation, a narrow telescope is passed into the womb. Problems inside the womb are therefore able to be treated without any cuts on the outside at all. Typical operations include: explorator
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Maximising the chances of an uncomplicated birth

There are many things that you can do to hopefully enhance your chances of success when having a vaginal birth. Labour and birth can be tough. The best results occur when everything is optimised and you have trained for the event! Several of the methods below are not in common use, de
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Colposcopy with a specialist gynaecologist near Fremantle, Applecross, Attadale, Cottesloe, Mosman Park and the other Western suburbs

What is colposcopy? Colposcopy is an examination of the cervix using a special microscope called a colposcope. The microscope allows the doctor to see the cervix and other areas in detail. Dr Sillender can find abnormal areas and take samples if needed. Why do I need a colposcopy test
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Having a baby with a specialist obstetrician with PEARL obstetrics gynaecology at Glengarry hospital

PEARL obstetrics gynaecology maternity & obstetric care Dr Mark Sillender is a specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologist with a strong interest and extensive experience in the management of both uncomplicated and complicated pregnancy. We strive to offer friendly, accessible mater
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How straightforward is a sterilisation procedure?

What are the types of laparoscopic sterilisation? There are two main ways of performing sterilisation at laparoscopy (a type of keyhole surgery). The first, more common, method is to place specially designed clips on the tubes. These clips crush the tubes causing a small portion to be
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The benefits of HRT

Why HRT is beneficial HRT is beneficial when started at the time of the menopause. The research that showed problems with HRT was in women in their 60s who already had medical problems. When started at the correct time, hormone replacement therapy cut deaths by 25% according to the re
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Having a LLETZ procedure to remove pre-cancer

What is the LLETZ procedure? The removal of abnormal cells, detected on a smear, from the cervix with a heated loop. It’s also called a LEEP procedure. Why do I need would I need a LLETZ? Following an abnormal smear test, colposcopy & biopsies, it becomes clear that the abno
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I’ve polycystic ovaries – what are they?

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is common. It can cause absent, infrequent or heavy periods, reduced fertility, excess hair growth, and acne, and weight problems. Treatment includes weight loss if overweight, lifestyle changes in addition to treating individual symptoms. How the ov
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Is the Mirena right for me?

What is Mirena used for? Mirena is a soft, flexible plastic device that releases tiny amounts of hormone locally into your womb. Most of the time this is a very straightforward procedure, although some women benefit from local anaesthetic. Contraception It gives you birth control you
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