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Consultant Urologist

Complex cases may incur an additional fee and take longer to prepare a report (only after agreement)

Titles

  • Consultant Urologist with an interest in female, urodynamics, neurourology and reconstructive urology

Expertise

  • Designated urologist for mesh removal in Scotland
  • Management of vaginal mesh complications
  • Voiding dysfunction in both neurological and idiopathic patient
  • Urinary retention in female
  • Urinary incontinence and pelvic floor dysfunction (assessment/investigations and treatment)
  • Urinary incontinence in female
  • Urinary incontinence in male
  • Urodynamic investigations including cystometrogram, videocystometrogram, urethral profilometry, urethral relaxation test, sphincter EMG
  • Sacral neuromodulation (SNS)
  • Bladder reconstruction (benign and post radical cystectomy treatment)
  • Treatment of vesicovaginal fistula and treatment of ureteric injuries
  • Treatment of urethral diverticulum in female

Procedures

  • Urodynamic assessment
  • Surgery for stress incontinence including bladder neck bulking injections, midurethral synthetic
  • retropubic tapes, open Burch colposuspension, autologous slings, artificial urinary sphincter
  • Removal of synthetic midurethral tapes both retropubic (TVT) and transobrurator (TVT-O/TOT)
  • Botulinum toxin A (Botox) intradetrusor injection, SNS, enterocystoplasty, continent urinary diversion
  • and ileoconduit formation
  • Transabdominal and transvaginal repair of vesicovaginal fistula, ureteric reimplantation

Most common conditions seen

  • Urinary tract infection
  • Interstitial cystitis
  • Voiding dysfunction
  • Incontinence (female and male)
  • Complications of continence surgery in females
  • Vesicoureteric reflux

Most common symptoms seen

  • Urinary frequency/urgency/urgency incontinence
  • Pain in suprapubic area in relation to voiding
  • Urinary stress incontinence (incontinence on coughing, laughing and exercising)
  • Incontinence after pelvic surgery
  • Poor flow
  • Incomplete bladder emptying
  • Urinary retention

Background

She is a Consultant Urologist with an interest in female, urodynamics, neurourology and reconstructive urology. She graduated from Athens Kapodistrian University in 1990. Following her internship in Athens, she moved to UK for higher surgical training before her appointment in 2006.

Miss Granitsiotis is fluent in Greek.

Training

  • West of Scotland Urology specialist training scheme 2000-2006
  • A period of 3 months in USA (Duke University, UC Davis and USC Norris) focusing on complex female incontinence, pelvic floor dysfunction and urological management of spina bifida patients and bladder reconstruction

Clinical interests and areas of expertise

  • Designated urologist for mesh removal in Scotland
  • Management of vaginal mesh complications
  • Voiding dysfunction in both neurological and idiopathic patient
  • Urinary retention in female
  • Urinary incontinence and pelvic floor dysfunction (assessment/investigations and treatment)
  • Urinary incontinence in female
  • Urinary incontinence in male
  • Urodynamic investigations including cystometrogram, videocystometrogram, urethral profilometry, urethral relaxation test, sphincter EMG
  • Sacral neuromodulation (SNS)
  • Bladder reconstruction (benign and post radical cystectomy treatment)
  • Treatment of vesicovaginal fistula and treatment of ureteric injuries
  • Treatment of urethral diverticulum in female

Research interests

  • Urodynamic assessment methods
  • Overactive bladder syndrome
  • Management of urinary incontinence (in the neurological and non neurological patient)
  • Pelvic pain syndrome
  • Voiding dysfunction

Qualifications

  • MBBS equivalent from Athens Medical School (Ptychio Iatrikes) 1990
  • FRCS Urol 2005

GMC Number: 3579556

Date of Registration: 1992

Memberships

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow
  • British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS)
  • BAUS section of Female, Neurological and Urodynamic Urology
  • International Continence Society
  • UK Continence Society
  • Scottish Pelvic Floor Network (Chair since May 2016)

Complex cases may incur an additional fee and take longer to prepare a report (only after agreement)

Titles

  • Consultant Urologist with an interest in female, urodynamics, neurourology and reconstructive urology

Expertise

  • Designated urologist for mesh removal in Scotland
  • Management of vaginal mesh complications
  • Voiding dysfunction in both neurological and idiopathic patient
  • Urinary retention in female
  • Urinary incontinence and pelvic floor dysfunction (assessment/investigations and treatment)
  • Urinary incontinence in female
  • Urinary incontinence in male
  • Urodynamic investigations including cystometrogram, videocystometrogram, urethral profilometry, urethral relaxation test, sphincter EMG
  • Sacral neuromodulation (SNS)
  • Bladder reconstruction (benign and post radical cystectomy treatment)
  • Treatment of vesicovaginal fistula and treatment of ureteric injuries
  • Treatment of urethral diverticulum in female

Procedures

  • Urodynamic assessment
  • Surgery for stress incontinence including bladder neck bulking injections, midurethral synthetic
  • retropubic tapes, open Burch colposuspension, autologous slings, artificial urinary sphincter
  • Removal of synthetic midurethral tapes both retropubic (TVT) and transobrurator (TVT-O/TOT)
  • Botulinum toxin A (Botox) intradetrusor injection, SNS, enterocystoplasty, continent urinary diversion
  • and ileoconduit formation
  • Transabdominal and transvaginal repair of vesicovaginal fistula, ureteric reimplantation

Most common conditions seen

  • Urinary tract infection
  • Interstitial cystitis
  • Voiding dysfunction
  • Incontinence (female and male)
  • Complications of continence surgery in females
  • Vesicoureteric reflux

Most common symptoms seen

  • Urinary frequency/urgency/urgency incontinence
  • Pain in suprapubic area in relation to voiding
  • Urinary stress incontinence (incontinence on coughing, laughing and exercising)
  • Incontinence after pelvic surgery
  • Poor flow
  • Incomplete bladder emptying
  • Urinary retention

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