Mr Imran Mushtaq, Consultant Paediatric Urologist

Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital, The Portland Hospital for Women and Children

Mr Imran Mushtaq is a Consultant Paediatric Urologist from 234 Consulting at the Portland Hospital for Women and Children in London and the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children. He specialises in urologicalRelating to the urinary tract. laparoscopicA keyhole surgical procedure. (keyhole) surgery for children and has a particular interest in problems with the kidneys, bladderThe organ that stores urine. and testiclesThe two male sex organs, which sit in the scrotum, and produce sperm and testosterone..

Mr Mushtaq graduated in medicine from the University of Glasgow and has received Fellowships from the Royal College of Surgeons (Glasgow) and the Royal College of Surgeons (Paediatrics). His surgical and medical training was completed at Glasgow Royal Infirmary and went on to undertake higher neonatalRelating to the newborn baby. and paediatric medical training at St Mary's Hospital, Manchester and the Yorkhill Hospital in Glasgow.

In 1997 he was awarded a Research Fellowship to the Institute of Child Health in London and he has a particular interest in conditions such as hydronephrosisSwollen kidneys as a result of an obstruction in the urinary tract., duplex kidney, neuropathic bladder, bladder exstrophy and hydrocele.

Personal treatment philosophy: To empower parents and carers with the knowledge and understanding to make informed decisions about their child’s condition and well-being.

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  • Treating urinary incontinence in children

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    Urinary incontinenceThe involuntary passage of urine or faeces. is defined as the involuntary and uncontrollable leakage of urine in varying amounts either during the day, at night, or both. It is a fairly common problem and often it is either ignored or not pursued as it is felt that with time the problem will disappear. However, persistent urinary incontinence beyond the age of five years usually warrants investigation as it can be very distressing for both the child and family. It is important to have the problem assessed and to decide on directed treatment based on the underlying cause. The investigations are largely non-invasiveAny test or technique that does not involve penetration of the skin. The term 'non-invasive' may also describe tumours that do not invade surrounding tissues. and painless and both the child and the family should feel supported while they await a resolution of the problem.

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