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Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2018 Surgical repair of vesico-vaginal fistula: the need for an evidence-based approach.International Urogynecology Journal2018
2018 Impact of age on mid- to long-term outcomes of transvaginal native tissue repair for apical vaginal prolapse.Neurourology and Urodynamics.  37:2860-2866. 2018
2018 Effect of Immediate vs Delayed Pushing on Rates of Spontaneous Vaginal Delivery Among Nulliparous Women Receiving Neuraxial Analgesia: A Randomized Clinical Trial.Journal of the American Medical Association.  320:1444-1454. 2018
2018 Female Pelvic Floor Immersive Simulation: A Randomized Trial to Test the Effectiveness of a Virtual Reality Anatomic Model on Resident Knowledge of Female Pelvic Anatomy.Journal- American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists2018
2018 The urinary microbiome in women with mixed urinary incontinence compared to similarly aged controls.International Urogynecology Journal2018
2018 In Reply.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  131:1160-1161. 2018
2018 Surgical outcomes after apical repair for vault compared with uterovaginal prolapseObstetrical and Gynecological Survey.  73:347-348. 2018
2018 Open sacrocolpopexy and vaginal apical repair: retrospective comparison of success and serious complications.International Urogynecology Journal.  29:1101-1110. 2018
2018 Association of Pharmacologic Treatment of Urgency Urinary Incontinence with Sleep Quality and Daytime SleepinessObstetrical and Gynecological Survey.  73:273-274. 2018
2018 Dynamic 3T pelvic floor magnetic resonance imaging in women progressing from the nulligravid to the primiparous state.International Urogynecology Journal.  29:735-744. 2018
2018 Surgical Outcomes After Apical Repair for Vault Compared With Uterovaginal Prolapse.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  131:475-483. 2018
2018 A Review of Phytoestrogens and Their Association With Pelvic Floor Conditions.Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.  24:193-202. 2018
2018 Metabolites and microbial composition of stool of women with fecal incontinence: Study design and methods.Neurourology and Urodynamics.  37:634-641. 2018
2018 Association of Pharmacologic Treatment of Urgency Urinary Incontinence With Sleep Quality and Daytime Sleepiness.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  131:204-211. 2018
2018 A Behavioral Weight Loss Program and Nonurinary Incontinence Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Overweight and Obese Women with Urinary Incontinence: A Secondary Data Analysis of PRIDE.Journal of Urology, The.  199:215-222. 2018
2017 Characteristics Associated with Treatment Response and Satisfaction in Women Undergoing OnabotulinumtoxinA and Sacral Neuromodulation for Refractory Urgency Urinary IncontinenceObstetrical and Gynecological Survey.  72:709-711. 2017
2017 Fall risk and function in older women after gynecologic surgery.Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics.  73:37-42. 2017
2017 Perioperative Behavioral Therapy and Pelvic Muscle Strengthening Do Not Enhance Quality of Life After Pelvic Surgery: Secondary Report of a Randomized Controlled Trial.Physical Therapy.  97:1075-1083. 2017
2017 Anal Sphincter Anatomy Prepregnancy to Postdelivery Among the Same Primiparous Women on Dynamic Magnetic Resonance Imaging.Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery2017
2017 Refractory urgency urinary incontinence treatment in women: impact of age on outcomes and complications.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  218:111.e1-111.e9. 2017
2017 Characterizing the Functional Decline of Older Women With Incident Urinary Incontinence.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  130:1025-1032. 2017
2017 Characteristics Associated with Treatment Response and Satisfaction in Women Undergoing OnabotulinumtoxinA and Sacral Neuromodulation for Refractory Urgency Urinary Incontinence.Journal of Urology, The.  198:890-896. 2017
2017 Vaginal Changes Due to Varying Degrees of Rectocele Prolapse: A Computational Study.Journal of Biomechanical Engineering.  139. 2017
2017 Urinary Biomarkers in Women with Refractory Urgency Urinary Incontinence Randomized to Sacral Neuromodulation versus OnabotulinumtoxinA Compared to Controls.Journal of Urology, The.  197:1487-1495. 2017
2017 Methodology for a vaginal and urinary microbiome study in women with mixed urinary incontinence.International Urogynecology Journal.  28:711-720. 2017
2017 Readmission and Prolapse Recurrence after Abdominal and Vaginal Apical Suspensions in Older WomenObstetrical and Gynecological Survey.  72:161-163. 2017
2017 OnabotulinumtoxinA vs Sacral Neuromodulation for Urgency Incontinence-Reply.Journal of the American Medical Association.  317:535-536. 2017
2017 Evaluation of the urinary microbiota of women with uncomplicated stress urinary incontinence.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  216:55.e1-55.e16. 2017
2017 Modified Beef Tongue Model for Fourth-Degree Laceration Repair Simulation.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  129:491-496. 2017
2017 Response to Letter to the Editor: Author's Reply.Journal- American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists.  24:179-180. 2017
2016 Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Quality of Life in Women With Fecal Incontinence.Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.  23:179-183. 2016
2016 Readmission and Prolapse Recurrence After Abdominal and Vaginal Apical Suspensions in Older Women.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  128:1369-1377. 2016
2016 OnabotulinumtoxinA vs Sacral Neuromodulation on Refractory Urgency Urinary Incontinence in Women: A Randomized Clinical Trial.Journal of the American Medical Association.  316:1366-1374. 2016
2016 Methods for a multicenter randomized trial for mixed urinary incontinence: rationale and patient-centeredness of the ESTEEM trial.International Urogynecology Journal.  27:1479-1490. 2016
2016 Characterization of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Before and After Midurethral Sling Revision.Journal- American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists.  23:979-985. 2016
2016 Preoperative Urodynamic Parameters (Valsalva Leak Point Pressure and Maximum Urethral Closure Pressure), Urinary Collagen and Plasma Vitamin D Levels as Predictors of Mid Urethral Sling Surgery Outcome.Journal of Urology, The.  196:819-823. 2016
2016 Prevalence, Awareness, and Understanding of Pelvic Floor Disorders in Adolescent and Young Women.Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.  22:346-354. 2016
2016 Combined Tolterodine and Vaginal Estradiol Cream for Overactive Bladder Symptoms After Randomized Single-Therapy Treatment.Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.  22:254-260. 2016
2016 Pelvic Floor Symptoms and Spinal Curvature in Women.Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.  22:219-223. 2016
2016 The Design of a Randomized Trial of Vaginal Surgery for Uterovaginal Prolapse: Vaginal Hysterectomy With Native Tissue Vault Suspension Versus Mesh Hysteropexy Suspension (The Study of Uterine Prolapse Procedures Randomized Trial).Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.  22:182-189. 2016
2016 Quality of Life and Sexual Function 2 Years After Vaginal Surgery for Prolapse.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  127:1071-1079. 2016
2016 Functional status in older women diagnosed with pelvic organ prolapse.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  214:613.e1-613.e7. 2016
2016 Synthetic Graft Augmentation in Vaginal Prolapse Surgery: Long-Term Objective and Subjective Outcomes.Journal- American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists.  23:614-621. 2016
2016 Evidence-Based Update on Treatments of Fecal Incontinence in Women.Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of North America.  43:93-119. 2016
2016 Pelvic Floor Disorders Registry: Study Design and Outcome Measures.Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.  22:70-76. 2016
2016 Trends and Factors Influencing Inpatient Prolapse Surgical Costs and Length of Stay in the United States.Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.  22:103-110. 2016
2016 Vaginal Swab Test Compared With the Urethral Q-tip Test for Urethral Mobility Measurement: A Randomized Controlled Trial.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  127:348-352. 2016
2016 A biofidelic computational model of the female pelvic system to understand effect of bladder fill and progressive vaginal tissue stiffening due to prolapse on anterior vaginal wall.Communications in Numerical Methods in Engineering.  32. 2016
2015 Pain Scores and Exposure Rates after Polypropylene Mesh for Pelvic Organ Prolapse.Southern Medical Journal.  108:715-721. 2015
2015 Outcomes of Surgery for Stress Urinary Incontinence in the Older Woman.Clinics in Geriatric Medicine.  31:487-505. 2015
2015 The Differential Impact of Flatal Incontinence in Women With Anal Versus Fecal Incontinence.Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.  21:339-342. 2015
2015 Loperamide Versus Psyllium Fiber for Treatment of Fecal Incontinence: The Fecal Incontinence Prescription (Rx) Management (FIRM) Randomized Clinical Trial.Diseases of the Colon and Rectum.  58:983-993. 2015
2015 Controlling anal incontinence in women by performing anal exercises with biofeedback or loperamide (CAPABLe) trial: Design and methods.Controlled Clinical Trials.  44:164-174. 2015
2015 The female urinary microbiome in urgency urinary incontinence.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  213:347.e1-347.11. 2015
2015 Low-dose 17-β-estradiol cream for vaginal atrophy in a cohort without prolapse: Serum levels and vaginal response including tissue biomarkers associated with tissue remodeling.Maturitas.  81:475-479. 2015
2015 Missing data frequency and correlates in two randomized surgical trials for urinary incontinence in women.International Urogynecology Journal.  26:1155-1159. 2015
2015 Computational Modeling of the Female Pelvic Support Structures and Organs to Understand the Mechanism of Pelvic Organ Prolapse: A ReviewApplied Mechanics Reviews.  67. 2015
2015 Incidence and Predictors of Anal Incontinence After Obstetric Anal Sphincter Injury in Primiparous Women.Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.  21:182-189. 2015
2015 Genetic contributions to urgency urinary incontinence in women.Journal of Urology, The.  193:2020-2027. 2015
2015 Postoperative bowel function, symptoms, and habits in women after vaginal reconstructive surgery.International Urogynecology Journal.  26:817-821. 2015
2015 The effect of age on stress and urgency urinary incontinence outcomes in women undergoing primary midurethral sling.International Urogynecology Journal.  26:831-835. 2015
2015 Outcomes of midurethral sling procedures in women with mixed urinary incontinence.International Urogynecology Journal.  26:715-720. 2015
2015 Effect of hormonal contraception on the function of plasmacytoid dendritic cells and distribution of immune cell populations in the female reproductive tract.Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes.  68:511-518. 2015
2015 Hydrostatic injury surgical planning.Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease.  19:e40-e42. 2015
2015 Vaginal hysterectomy and training: response to Melendez.International Urogynecology Journal.  26:623. 2015
2015 A vaginal bowel-control system for the treatment of fecal incontinence.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  125:540-547. 2015
2015 Impact of fecal incontinence and its treatment on quality of life in women.Women's Health.  11:225-238. 2015
2015 Medication effects on periurethral sensation and urethral sphincter activity.Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.  21:77-82. 2015
2015 The minimum important difference for the International Consultation on Incontinence Questionnaire-Urinary Incontinence Short Form in women with stress urinary incontinence.Neurourology and Urodynamics.  34:183-187. 2015
2015 5-year longitudinal followup after retropubic and transobturator mid urethral slings.Journal of Urology, The.  193:203-210. 2015
2015 A vaginal bowel-control system for the treatment of fecal incontinenceObstetrical and Gynecological Survey.  70:387-388. 2015
2015 American Geriatrics Society abstracted clinical practice guideline for postoperative delirium in older adults.Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.  63:142-150. 2015
2015 Vitamin D deficiency is associated with increased fecal incontinence symptomsObstetrical and Gynecological Survey.  70:87-88. 2015
2014 Effectiveness of blinding: sham suprapubic incisions in a randomized trial of retropubic midurethral sling in women undergoing vaginal prolapse surgery.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  211:554.e1-554.e7. 2014
2014 Vitamin D deficiency is associated with increased fecal incontinence symptoms.International Urogynecology Journal.  25:1483-1489. 2014
2014 Life Space Assessment in Older Women Undergoing Non-Surgical Treatment for Urinary Incontinence.Open Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  4:809-816. 2014
2014 An Evidence-Based Approach to the Evaluation, Diagnostic Assessment and Treatment of Fecal Incontinence in Women.Current Obstetrics and Gynecology Reports.  3:155-164. 2014
2014 Considerations to improve the evidence-based use of vaginal hysterectomy in benign gynecology.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  124:585-588. 2014
2014 Urinary bacteria in adult women with urgency urinary incontinence.International Urogynecology Journal.  25:1179-1184. 2014
2014 Vaginal hysterectomy: past, present, and future.International Urogynecology Journal.  25:1161-1165. 2014
2014 What happens to the posterior compartment and bowel symptoms after sacrocolpopexy? evaluation of 5-year outcomes from E-CARE.Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.  20:261-266. 2014
2014 Effect of aging on storage and voiding function in women with stress predominant urinary incontinence.Journal of Urology, The.  192:464-468. 2014
2014 Vaginal myeloid dendritic cells transmit founder HIV-1.Journal of Virology.  88:7683-7688. 2014
2014 Interactions between HIV-1 and mucosal cells in the female reproductive tract.American Journal of Reproductive Immunology.  71:608-617. 2014
2014 Comparison of 2 transvaginal surgical approaches and perioperative behavioral therapy for apical vaginal prolapse: the OPTIMAL randomized trial.Journal of the American Medical Association.  311:1023-1034. 2014
2014 Inflammatory and tissue remodeling urinary biomarkers before and after mid urethral sling surgery for stress urinary incontinence.Journal of Urology, The.  191:703-709. 2014
2014 The Refractory Overactive Bladder: Sacral NEuromodulation vs. BoTulinum Toxin Assessment: ROSETTA trial.Controlled Clinical Trials.  37:272-283. 2014
2014 A model for predicting the risk of de novo stress urinary incontinence in women undergoing pelvic organ prolapse surgery.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  123:279-287. 2014
2014 Bowel preparation before vaginal prolapse surgery: a randomized controlled trial.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  123:232-238. 2014
2014 Bowel preparation before vaginal prolapse surgery: A randomized controlled trialObstetrical and Gynecological Survey.  69:252-253. 2014
2014 Interactions between HIV-1 and Mucosal Cells in the Female Reproductive TractAmerican Journal of Reproductive Immunology.  71:606-17. 2014
2014 Prevalence and trends of symptomatic pelvic floor disorders in U.S. women.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  123:141-148. 2014
2014 Urinary bacteria in adult women with urgency urinary incontinenceObstetrical and Gynecological Survey.  69:327-328. 2014
2014 What happens to the posterior compartment and bowel symptoms after sacrocolpopexy?: Evaluation of 5-year outcomes from E-CAREObstetrical and Gynecological Survey.  69:734-735. 2014
2013 Pelvic floor symptoms and bone mineral density in women undergoing osteoporosis evaluation.International Urogynecology Journal.  24:1663-1669. 2013
2013 The effect of obesity on fecal incontinence symptom distress, quality of life, and diagnostic testing measures in women.International Urogynecology Journal.  24:1733-1738. 2013
2013 Long-term efficacy and safety of questionnaire-based initiation of urgency urinary incontinence treatment.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  209:244.e1-244.e9. 2013
2013 Urinary incontinence in the 12-month postpartum periodObstetrical and Gynecological Survey.  68:629-630. 2013
2013 Caffeine and urinary incontinence in US women: Editorial commentObstetrical and Gynecological Survey.  68:432-433. 2013
2013 Incontinence outcomes in women undergoing primary and repeat midurethral sling procedures: Editorial commentObstetrical and Gynecological Survey.  68:434-435. 2013
2013 Indications, contraindications, and complications of mesh in surgical treatment of pelvic organ prolapse.Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology.  56:276-288. 2013
2013 Sacral neuromodulation effects on periurethral sensation and urethral sphincter activity.Neurourology and Urodynamics.  32:476-479. 2013
2013 Long-term outcomes following abdominal sacrocolpopexy for pelvic organ prolapse.Journal of the American Medical Association.  309:2016-2024. 2013
2013 In reply.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  121:1108-1109. 2013
2013 Measuring outcomes in urogynecological surgery: Perspective is everythingObstetrical and Gynecological Survey.  68:355-357. 2013
2013 Hormonal contraception and HIV-1 infection: medroxyprogesterone acetate suppresses innate and adaptive immune mechanisms.Endocrinology.  154:1282-1295. 2013
2013 Anticholinergic therapy vs. OnabotulinumtoxinA for urgency urinary incontinenceObstetrical and Gynecological Survey.  68:102-104. 2013
2013 Caffeine and urinary incontinence in US women.International Urogynecology Journal.  24:295-302. 2013
2013 Measuring outcomes in urogynecological surgery: "perspective is everything".International Urogynecology Journal.  24:15-25. 2013
2013 Pelvic floor disorders clinical trials: participant recruitment and retention.International Urogynecology Journal.  24:73-79. 2013
2013 The effect of urodynamic testing on clinical diagnosis, treatment plan and outcomes in women undergoing stress urinary incontinence surgery.Journal of Urology, The.  189:204-209. 2013
2013 The pelvic floor complication scale: a new instrument for reconstructive pelvic surgery.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  208:81.e1-81.e9. 2013
2013 The role of vaginal mesh procedures in pelvic organ prolapse surgery in view of complication risk.Obstetrics and Gynecology International.  2013:356960. 2013
2012 Treatment success of retropubic and transobturator mid urethral slings at 24 months.Journal of Urology, The.  188:2281-2287. 2012
2012 Vitamin D status in women with pelvic floor disorder symptoms.International Urogynecology Journal.  23:1699-1705. 2012
2012 Anticholinergic therapy vs. onabotulinumtoxina for urgency urinary incontinence.New England Journal of Medicine.  367:1803-1813. 2012
2012 Vitamin D status: a review with implications for the pelvic floor.International Urogynecology Journal.  23:1517-1526. 2012
2012 A midurethral sling to reduce incontinence after vaginal prolapse repairObstetrical and Gynecological Survey.  67:629-631. 2012
2012 A randomized trial of urodynamic testing before stress-incontinence surgeryObstetrical and Gynecological Survey.  67:628-629. 2012
2012 Survey of robotic surgery credentialing requirements for physicians completing OB/GYN residency.Journal- American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists.  19:589-592. 2012
2012 Patient related factors associated with long-term urinary continence after Burch colposuspension and pubovaginal fascial sling surgeries.Journal of Urology, The.  188:485-489. 2012
2012 Predictors of success and satisfaction of nonsurgical therapy for stress urinary incontinence.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  120:91-97. 2012
2012 A midurethral sling to reduce incontinence after vaginal prolapse repair.New England Journal of Medicine.  366:2358-2367. 2012
2012 Effects of transvaginal repair of symptomatic rectocele on symptom-specific distress and impact on quality of life.Journal of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics.  117:224-227. 2012
2012 A randomized trial of urodynamic testing before stress-incontinence surgery.New England Journal of Medicine.  366:1987-1997. 2012
2012 Pharmacologic treatment for urgency-predominant urinary incontinence in women diagnosed using a simplified algorithm: a randomized trial.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  206:444.e1-444.11. 2012
2012 5-year continence rates, satisfaction and adverse events of burch urethropexy and fascial sling surgery for urinary incontinence.Journal of Urology, The.  187:1324-1330. 2012
2012 Association of baseline urodynamic measures of urethral function with clinical, demographic, and other urodynamic variables in women prior to undergoing midurethral sling surgery.Neurourology and Urodynamics.  31:496-501. 2012
2012 Endometriosis after laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy with uterine morcellation: a case control study.Journal- American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists.  19:183-187. 2012
2012 Pelvic floor symptoms improve similarly after pessary and behavioral treatment for stress incontinence.Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.  18:118-121. 2012
2012 Anticholinergic versus botulinum toxin A comparison trial for the treatment of bothersome urge urinary incontinence: ABC trial.Controlled Clinical Trials.  33:184-196. 2012
2012 Characterization of colorectal symptoms in women with vesicovaginal fistulas.Journal of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics.  116:64-66. 2012
2012 Prolapse symptoms in overweight and obese women before and after weight loss.Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.  18:55-59. 2012
2011 Anal sphincter repair for fecal incontinence: effect on symptom severity, quality of life, and anal sphincter squeeze pressures.International Urogynecology Journal.  22:1587-1592. 2011
2011 Changes in urodynamic measures two years after Burch colposuspension or autologous sling surgery.Urology.  78:1263-1268. 2011
2011 Factors Influencing Post-Operative Short-Term Outcomes of Vesicovaginal Fistula Repairs in a Community Hospital in Liberia.British Journal of Medical and Surgical Urology.  4:259-265. 2011
2011 Weight loss improves fecal incontinence severity in overweight and obese women with urinary incontinence.International Urogynecology Journal.  22:1151-1157. 2011
2011 Baseline urodynamic predictors of treatment failure 1 year after mid urethral sling surgery.Journal of Urology, The.  186:597-603. 2011
2011 Impact of obesity and weight loss on urinary and bowel incontinence symptoms in womenSexuality Reproduction and Menopause.  9. 2011
2011 Prevalence and trends of urinary incontinence in adults in the United States, 2001 to 2008.Journal of Urology, The.  186:589-593. 2011
2011 The Impact of Obesity and Weight Loss on Urinary and Bowel Incontinence Symptoms in Women.Menopausal Med.  19:S1-S7. 2011
2011 Demographic and clinical predictors of treatment failure one year after midurethral sling surgery.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  117:913-921. 2011
2011 Correlates and predictors of patient satisfaction with drug therapy and combined drug therapy and behavioral training for urgency urinary incontinence in women.International Urogynecology Journal.  22:327-334. 2011
2011 Early HIV-1 target cells in human vaginal and ectocervical mucosa.American Journal of Reproductive Immunology.  65:261-267. 2011
2011 The authors replyDiseases of the Colon and Rectum.  54:254-255. 2011
2011 Menstrual blood as a potential source of endometrial derived CD3+ T cells.PLoS ONE.  6:e28894. 2011
2011 Response letter to Dr. LisiJournal of the American Geriatrics Society.  59:162-163. 2011
2011 Sexual function before and after non-surgical treatment for stress urinary incontinence.Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.  17:30-35. 2011
2011 Summary of research recommendations from the inaugural american urogynecologic society research summit.Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.  17:4-7. 2011
2010 Menorrhagia Impact Questionnaire: assessing the influence of heavy menstrual bleeding on quality of life.Current Medical Research and Opinion.  26:2745-2755. 2010
2010 Estimating a meaningful reduction in menstrual blood loss for women with heavy menstrual bleeding.Current Medical Research and Opinion.  26:2673-2678. 2010
2010 Patient satisfaction with stress incontinence surgery.Neurourology and Urodynamics.  29:1403-1409. 2010
2010 Tranexamic acid treatment for heavy menstrual bleeding: a randomized controlled trial.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  116:865-875. 2010
2010 Effect of weight loss on urinary incontinence in overweight and obese women: results at 12 and 18 months.Journal of Urology, The.  184:1005-1010. 2010
2010 Urodynamics, the supine empty bladder stress test, and incontinence severity.Neurourology and Urodynamics.  29:1306-1311. 2010
2010 Combined behavioral and individualized drug therapy versus individualized drug therapy alone for urge urinary incontinence in women.Journal of Urology, The.  184:598-603. 2010
2010 Factors impacting quality of life in women with fecal incontinence.Diseases of the Colon and Rectum.  53:1148-1154. 2010
2010 Improving urinary incontinence in overweight and obese women through modest weight loss.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  116:284-292. 2010
2010 Incidence and risk factors for fecal incontinence in black and white older adults: a population-based study.Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.  58:1341-1346. 2010
2010 Testing and validation of a low-cost cystoscopy teaching model: a randomized controlled trial.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  116:85-91. 2010
2010 Retropubic versus transobturator midurethral slings for stress incontinence.New England Journal of Medicine.  362:2066-2076. 2010
2010 Incontinence in older women.Journal of the American Medical Association.  303:2172-2181. 2010
2010 Characterization of pelvic floor symptoms in community-dwelling women of northeastern Liberia.Journal of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics.  109:251-253. 2010
2010 The questionnaire for urinary incontinence diagnosis (QUID): validity and responsiveness to change in women undergoing non-surgical therapies for treatment of stress predominant urinary incontinence.Neurourology and Urodynamics.  29:727-734. 2010
2010 Correlation between levator ani muscle injuries on magnetic resonance imaging and fecal incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, and urinary incontinence in primiparous women.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  202:488.e1-488.e6. 2010
2010 Prevalence and correlates of nocturia in community-dwelling older adults.Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.  58:861-866. 2010
2010 Systemic effects of vaginally administered estrogen therapy: a review.Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.  16:188-195. 2010
2010 Continence pessary compared with behavioral therapy or combined therapy for stress incontinence: a randomized controlled trial.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  115:609-617. 2010
2010 The impact of obesity on urinary incontinence symptoms, severity, urodynamic characteristics and quality of life.Journal of Urology, The.  183:622-628. 2010
2010 Long-Term Outcomes of the Total or Supracervical Hysterectomy (TOSH) Trial.Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.  16:49-57. 2010
2009 Life-space assessment in urogynecology and gynecological oncology surgery patients: a measure of perioperative mobility and function.Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.  57:2263-2268. 2009
2009 Obesity and urinary incontinence: epidemiology and clinical research update.Journal of Urology, The.  182:S2-S7. 2009
2009 Pelvic organ support among primiparous women in the first year after childbirth.Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct.  20:1407-1411. 2009
2009 Risk factors associated with urge incontinence after continence surgery.Journal of Urology, The.  182:2805-2809. 2009
2009 Design of the Value of Urodynamic Evaluation (ValUE) trial: A non-inferiority randomized trial of preoperative urodynamic investigations.Controlled Clinical Trials.  30:531-539. 2009
2009 Synthetic graft use in vaginal prolapse surgery: objective and subjective outcomes.Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct.  20:1307-1312. 2009
2009 Factors associated with undergoing bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy at the time of hysterectomy for benign conditions (Obstetrics & Gynecology (2009) 114, (1259-67))Obstetrics and Gynecology.  114:696-697. 2009
2009 Incontinence pessaries: size, POPQ measures, and successful fitting.Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct.  20:1023-1028. 2009
2009 One-year outcomes of tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) mid-urethral slings in overweight and obese women.Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct.  20:1103-1108. 2009
2009 Challenges in designing a pragmatic clinical trial: the mixed incontinence -- medical or surgical approach (MIMOSA) trial experience.Clinical Trials.  6:355-364. 2009
2009 Tolterodine extended release is well tolerated in older subjects.International Journal of Clinical Practice.  63:1198-1204. 2009
2009 Toward optimal health: approaching the issue of incontinence with patients and actively managing the condition.Journal of Women's Health.  18:1109-1113. 2009
2009 Factors associated with undergoing bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy at the time of hysterectomy for benign conditions.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  113:1259-1267. 2009
2009 Complications in women undergoing Burch colposuspension versus autologous rectus fascial sling for stress urinary incontinence.Journal of Urology, The.  181:2192-2197. 2009
2009 Fecal incontinence in obese women with urinary incontinence: prevalence and role of dietary fiber intake.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  200:566.e1-566.e6. 2009
2009 Local Effects of Vaginally Administered Estrogen Therapy: A Review.Hearing Journal.  15:105-114. 2009
2009 Predictors of outcomes in the treatment of urge urinary incontinence in women.Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct.  20:489-497. 2009
2009 Sphincter tears in primiparous women: is age a factor?Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct.  20:565-569. 2009
2009 Weight loss to treat urinary incontinence in overweight and obese womenObstetrical and Gynecological Survey.  64:317-318. 2009
2009 Associated factors and the impact of fecal incontinence in women with urge urinary incontinence: from the Urinary Incontinence Treatment Network's Behavior Enhances Drug Reduction of Incontinence study.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  200:424.e1-424.e8. 2009
2009 Macrophages in vaginal but not intestinal mucosa are monocyte-like and permissive to human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infection.Journal of Virology.  83:3258-3267. 2009
2009 Outcomes following vaginal prolapse repair and mid urethral sling (OPUS) trial--design and methods.Clinical Trials.  6:162-171. 2009
2009 Pharmacologic management of the older woman undergoing surgery.Women's Health.  5:205-219. 2009
2009 Magnetic resonance assessment of pelvic anatomy and pelvic floor disorders after childbirth.Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct.  20:133-139. 2009
2009 Weight loss to treat urinary incontinence in overweight and obese women.New England Journal of Medicine.  360:481-490. 2009
2009 Challenges of conducting multi-center, multi-disciplinary urinary incontinence clinical trials: experience of the urinary incontinence treatment network.Neurourology and Urodynamics.  28:170-176. 2009
2009 Effect of weight change on natural history of pelvic organ prolapse.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  113:81-88. 2009
2009 Mixed incontinence: comparing definitions in women having stress incontinence surgery.Neurourology and Urodynamics.  28:268-273. 2009
2009 Pilot study utilizing a patient educational brochure at a vesicovaginal fistula hospital in Nigeria, Africa.Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct.  20:33-37. 2009
2008 Obesity and outcomes after sacrocolpopexy.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  199:690.e1-690.e8. 2008
2008 Outcomes of combination treatment of fecal incontinence in women.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  199:699.e1-699.e7. 2008
2008 Pelvic support, pelvic symptoms, and patient satisfaction after colpocleisis.Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct.  19:1603-1609. 2008
2008 Urodynamic characterization of obese women with urinary incontinence undergoing a weight loss program: the Program to Reduce Incontinence by Diet and Exercise (PRIDE) trial.Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct.  19:1653-1658. 2008
2008 A low cost cystoscopy teaching modelHearing Journal.  14:423-426. 2008
2008 Reproducibility of dynamic MR imaging pelvic measurements: a multi-institutional study.Radiology.  249:534-540. 2008
2008 Enhancing participation of older women in surgical trials.Journal of The American College of Surgeons.  207:303-311. 2008
2008 Two-year outcomes after surgery for stress urinary incontinence in older compared with younger women.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  112:621-629. 2008
2008 Behavioral therapy to enable women with urge incontinence to discontinue drug treatment: a randomized trial.Annals of Internal Medicine.  149:161-169. 2008
2008 Obesity and pelvic floor disorders: a systematic review.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  112:341-349. 2008
2008 Refractory idiopathic urge urinary incontinence and botulinum A injection.Journal of Urology, The.  180:217-222. 2008
2008 Two-year outcomes after sacrocolpopexy with and without burch to prevent stress urinary incontinence.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  112:49-55. 2008
2008 Prolapse and incontinence surgery in older women.Journal of Urology, The.  179:2111-2118. 2008
2008 UIJ - Non-surgical management of stress urinary incontinence: Ambulatory treatments for leakage associated with stress (ATLAS) trialUroToday International Journal.  1. 2008
2008 UIJ - Two-year outcomes following sacrocolpopexy with and without burch to prevent stress urinary incontinenceUroToday International Journal.  1. 2008
2008 UIJ - Weight loss improves urinary incontinence in overweight/obese women through 18 monthsUroToday International Journal.  1. 2008
2008 The trial of mid-urethral slings (TOMUS): Design and methodologyJournal of Applied Research in Clinical and Experimental Therapeutics.  8:1-13. 2008
2008 The role of preoperative urodynamic testing in stress-continent women undergoing sacrocolpopexy: the Colpopexy and Urinary Reduction Efforts (CARE) randomized surgical trial.Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct.  19:607-614. 2008
2008 A modified Mainz II pouch technique for management of refractory vesicovaginal fistulas: patient focused outcomes.Journal of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics.  101:35-38. 2008
2008 Population based study of incidence and predictors of urinary incontinence in black and white older adults.Journal of Urology, The.  179:1449-1453. 2008
2008 Racial differences in pelvic anatomy by magnetic resonance imaging.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  111:914-920. 2008
2008 Intraabdominal pressure changes associated with lifting: implications for postoperative activity restrictions.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  198:306.e1-306.e5. 2008
2008 Predictors of treatment failure 24 months after surgery for stress urinary incontinence.Journal of Urology, The.  179:1024-1030. 2008
2008 Chlamydia antibodies, chlamydia heat shock protein, and adverse sequelae after pelvic inflammatory disease: the PID Evaluation and Clinical Health (PEACH) Study.Sexually Transmitted Diseases.  35:129-135. 2008
2008 Correlates of urinary, fecal, and dual incontinence in older African-American and white men and women.Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.  56:285-290. 2008
2008 Predictors of success with postoperative voiding trials after a mid urethral sling procedure.Journal of Urology, The.  179:600-604. 2008
2008 Diffuse endometritis in the setting of umbilical endometriosis: a case report.Journal of Reproductive Medicine.  53:49-51. 2008
2008 Do short-term markers of treatment efficacy predict long-term sequelae of pelvic inflammatory disease?American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  198:30.e1-30.e7. 2008
2007 Bladder symptoms 1 year after abdominal sacrocolpopexy with and without Burch colposuspension in women without preoperative stress incontinence symptoms.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  197:647.e1-647.e6. 2007
2007 Impact of urinary incontinence in morbidly obese women versus women seeking urogynecologic care.Urology.  70:1082-1085. 2007
2007 Prevalence and risk factors of fecal incontinence in women undergoing stress incontinence surgery.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  197:662.e1-662.e7. 2007
2007 Sexual function before and after sacrocolpopexy for pelvic organ prolapse.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  197:629.e1-629.e6. 2007
2007 Changes in urinary and fecal incontinence symptoms with weight loss surgery in morbidly obese women.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  110:1034-1040. 2007
2007 Treatment for stress urinary incontinence: CommentaryAcog Clinical Review.  12:5. 2007
2007 Delivery method, anal sphincter tears and fecal incontinence: new information on a persistent problem.Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology.  19:474-479. 2007
2007 Outcomes of vaginal vault prolapse repair with a high uterosacral suspension procedure utilizing bilateral single sutures.Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct.  18:1207-1213. 2007
2007 Spanish language translation of pelvic floor disorders instruments.Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct.  18:1171-1178. 2007
2007 Lower urinary tract symptoms, quality of life and pelvic organ prolapse: irritative bladder and obstructive voiding symptoms in women planning to undergo abdominal sacrocolpopexy for advanced pelvic organ prolapse.Journal of Urology, The.  178:965-969. 2007
2007 Pelvic floor surgery in the older woman.Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology.  50:826-843. 2007
2007 Risk factors for fecal and urinary incontinence after childbirth: the childbirth and pelvic symptoms study.American Journal of Gastroenterology.  102:1998-2004. 2007
2007 Risk factors for sonographic internal anal sphincter gaps 6-12 months after delivery complicated by anal sphincter tear.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  197:310.e1-310.e5. 2007
2007 Teaching and practicing of pelvic floor muscle exercises in primiparous women during pregnancy and the postpartum period.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  197:107.e1-107.e5. 2007
2007 The effect of age on short-term outcomes after abdominal surgery for pelvic organ prolapse.Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.  55:857-863. 2007
2007 Burch colposuspension versus fascial sling to reduce urinary stress incontinence.New England Journal of Medicine.  356:2143-2155. 2007
2007 Anal sphincter laceration at vaginal delivery: is this event coded accurately?Obstetrics and Gynecology.  109:1141-1145. 2007
2007 Prevention of obstetric urogenital fistulae: some thoughts on a daunting task.Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct.  18:485-491. 2007
2007 Oophorectomy in premenopausal women: health-related quality of life and sexual functioning.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  109:347-354. 2007
2007 Non-surgical management of stress urinary incontinence: ambulatory treatments for leakage associated with stress (ATLAS) trial.Clinical Trials.  4:92-101. 2007
2007 Process for development of multicenter urodynamic studies.Urology.  69:63-67. 2007
2006 Endoanal ultrasound findings and fecal incontinence symptoms in women with and without recognized anal sphincter tears.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  108:1394-1401. 2006
2006 Refractory urge urinary incontinence and botulinum A injection: The methods of the RUBI trialJournal of Applied Research in Clinical and Experimental Therapeutics.  6:260-271. 2006
2006 Cesarean delivery on maternal request versus planned vaginal delivery: impact on development of pelvic organ prolapse.Seminars in Perinatology.  30:272-275. 2006
2006 Fecal and urinary incontinence in primiparous women.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  108:863-872. 2006
2006 A multicentered comparison of measurements obtained with microtip and external water pressure transducers.Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct.  17:400-406. 2006
2006 Risk factors for anal sphincter tear in multiparas.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  107:1233-1237. 2006
2006 The sensitivity and specificity of a simple test to distinguish between urge and stress urinary incontinence.Annals of Internal Medicine.  144:715-723. 2006
2006 Colpocleisis: a review.Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct.  17:261-271. 2006
2006 Outcomes with porcine graft placement in the anterior vaginal compartment in patients who undergo high vaginal uterosacral suspension and cystocele repair.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  194:1486-1491. 2006
2006 Abdominal sacrocolpopexy with Burch colposuspension to reduce urinary stress incontinence.New England Journal of Medicine.  354:1557-1566. 2006
2006 The "costs" of urinary incontinence for women.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  107:908-916. 2006
2006 Randomized trial of medical treatment versus hysterectomy for abnormal uterine bleeding: resource use in the Medicine or Surgery (Ms) trial.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  194:332-338. 2006
2006 Effectiveness of treatment strategies of some women with pelvic inflammatory diseaseObstetrical and Gynecological Survey.  61:23-25. 2006
2006 Global ratings of patient satisfaction and perceptions of improvement with treatment for urinary incontinence: validation of three global patient ratings.Neurourology and Urodynamics.  25:411-417. 2006
2006 Relationship of reproductive cycle-associated and non-reproductive cycle-associated psychological problems in women.International Journal of Fertility and Womens Medicine.  51:33-37. 2006
2005 Factors associated with incontinence frequency in a surgical cohort of stress incontinent women.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  193:2088-2093. 2005
2005 Regret, satisfaction, and symptom improvement: analysis of the impact of partial colpocleisis for the management of severe pelvic organ prolapse.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  193:2067-2070. 2005
2005 Urinary and anal incontinence in morbidly obese women considering weight loss surgery.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  106:1272-1277. 2005
2005 A cluster analysis of bacterial vaginosis-associated microflora and pelvic inflammatory disease.American Journal of Epidemiology.  162:585-590. 2005
2005 Effectiveness of treatment strategies of some women with pelvic inflammatory disease: a randomized trial.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  106:573-580. 2005
2005 Pelvic organ prolapse.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  106:615-634. 2005
2005 Bacterial vaginosis (BV) and the risk of incident gonococcal or chlamydial genital infection in a predominantly black population.Sexually Transmitted Diseases.  32:413-417. 2005
2005 Management strategies for abnormal early pregnancy: a cost-effectiveness analysis.Journal of Reproductive Medicine.  50:486-490. 2005
2005 Sexual functioning after total compared with supracervical hysterectomy: a randomized trial.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  105:1309-1318. 2005
2005 Anal incontinence in women presenting for gynecologic care: prevalence, risk factors, and impact upon quality of life.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  192:1637-1642. 2005
2005 Pelvic floor surgery in the older woman: enhanced compared with usual preoperative assessment.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  105:800-807. 2005
2005 Prevalence and correlates of fecal incontinence in community-dwelling older adults.Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.  53:629-635. 2005
2005 Tension-free vaginal tape: a prospective subjective and objective outcome analysis.Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct.  16:109-113. 2005
2005 Bacterial vaginosis and risk of pelvic inflammatory diseaseObstetrical and Gynecological Survey.  60:99-100. 2005
2005 Douching, pelvic inflammatory disease, and incident gonococcal and chlamydial genital infection in a cohort of high-risk women.American Journal of Epidemiology.  161:186-195. 2005
2004 Bacterial vaginosis and risk of pelvic inflammatory disease.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  104:761-769. 2004
2004 Long-term use of raloxifene did not have any significant effect on symptoms of urinary incontinenceEvidence-based Obstetrics and Gynecology.  6:141-142. 2004
2004 Condom use and the risk of recurrent pelvic inflammatory disease, chronic pelvic pain, or infertility following an episode of pelvic inflammatory disease.American Journal of Public Health.  94:1327-1329. 2004
2004 Hysterectomy versus expanded medical treatment for abnormal uterine bleeding: clinical outcomes in the medicine or surgery trial.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  103:824-833. 2004
2004 Resource use for total and supracervical hysterectomies: results of a randomized trial.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  103:834-841. 2004
2004 A randomized, double-blind clinical trial of vaginal acidification versus placebo for the treatment of symptomatic bacterial vaginosis.Sexually Transmitted Diseases.  31:236-238. 2004
2004 Effect of hysterectomy vs medical treatment on health-related quality of life and sexual functioning: the medicine or surgery (Ms) randomized trial.Journal of the American Medical Association.  291:1447-1455. 2004
2004 Medicine or Surgery (Ms): a randomized clinical trial comparing hysterectomy and medical treatment in premenopausal women with abnormal uterine bleeding.Controlled Clinical Trials.  25:104-118. 2004
2004 Pelvic floor electrical stimulation did not improve the efficacy of behavioural training for stress incontinenceEvidence-based Obstetrics and Gynecology.  6:37-38. 2004
2003 Cadaveric fascia lata sling for stress urinary incontinence: a prospective quality-of-life analysis.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  189:1590-1595. 2003
2003 Urinary incontinence in the 12-month postpartum period.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  102:1291-1298. 2003
2003 Predictors of outcome in the behavioral treatment of urinary incontinence in women.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  102:940-947. 2003
2003 A randomized trial of colpopexy and urinary reduction efforts (CARE): design and methods.Controlled Clinical Trials.  24:629-642. 2003
2003 Urinary incontinence and gravidity.Current Womens Health Reports.  3:397-398. 2003
2003 A randomized comparison of total or supracervical hysterectomy: surgical complications and clinical outcomes.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  102:453-462. 2003
2003 Effect of behavioral training with or without pelvic floor electrical stimulation on stress incontinence in women: a randomized controlled trial.Journal of the American Medical Association.  290:345-352. 2003
2003 Medroxyprogesterone acetate treatment of abnormal uterine bleeding: factors predicting satisfaction.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  189:37-42. 2003
2003 Can known risk factors explain racial differences in the occurrence of bacterial vaginosis?Journal of the National Medical Association.  95:201-212. 2003
2003 Biofeedback did not improve the results of behavioural training for urge urinary incontinence in older womenEvidence-based Obstetrics and Gynecology.  5:84-85. 2003
2003 Predictors of outcome in the behavioral treatment of urinary incontinence in womenObstetrics and Gynecology.  102:940-947. 2003
2003 Why women douche and why they may or may not stop.Sexually Transmitted Diseases.  30:71-74. 2003
2002 Small cell carcinoma of the cervix: a clinicopathologic and immunohistochemical study of 23 cases.Annals of Diagnostic Pathology.  6:345-348. 2002
2002 Behavioral training with and without biofeedback in the treatment of urge incontinence in older women: a randomized controlled trial.Journal of the American Medical Association.  288:2293-2299. 2002
2002 Risk factors associated with anal sphincter tear: a comparison of primiparous patients, vaginal births after cesarean deliveries, and patients with previous vaginal delivery.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  187:1194-1198. 2002
2002 Douching in relation to bacterial vaginosis, lactobacilli, and facultative bacteria in the vagina.Obstetrics and Gynecology.  100:765. 2002
2001 Predictors of outcome in small cell carcinoma of the cervix--a case series.Gynecologic Oncology.  83:216-220. 2001
2001 Effects of pubovaginal sling procedure on patients with urethral hypermobility and intrinsic sphincteric deficiency: would they do it again?American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  184:14-19. 2001
1999 Cost-effectiveness of the cough stress test with simple cystometrogram versus urodynamics in the diagnosis of genuine stress urinary incontinenceJournal of Gynecologic Techniques.  5:135-139. 1999
1999 Neurologic disease presenting as chronic pelvic pain.Southern Medical Journal.  92:1105-1107. 1999
1999 The association of interleukin 6 with clinical and laboratory parameters of acute pelvic inflammatory disease.American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  181:940-944. 1999
1999 Postpartum subacute complete uterine inversion with incarceration of the uterusJournal of Gynecologic Surgery.  15:45-48. 1999
1999 Sacrospinous fixation versus abdominal sacral colpopexy for posthysterectomy vaginal vault prolapseJournal of Pelvic Surgery.  5:320-324. 1999
1998 A psychophysical study of discomfort produced by repeated filling of the urinary bladder.PAIN.  76:61-69. 1998
1998 Laparoscopic and psychologic evaluation of women with chronic pelvic pain.International Journal of Psychiatry in Medicine.  28:243-253. 1998
1997 Infections related to placement of permanent braided and monofilament suture material through vaginal mucosaJournal of Pelvic Surgery.  4:71-74. 1997
1997 The cost-effectiveness of three surgical procedures for genuine stress incontinenceJournal of Pelvic Surgery.  3:246-250. 1997
1994 Expression pattern and partial sequence analysis of a fetal bovine myosin heavy-chain gene.Journal of Animal Science.  72:903-910. 1994
1993 Small bowel prolapse and incarceration caused by a vaginal ring pessary.British Journal of Surgery.  80:1157. 1993
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1988 Effect of ascorbate on oxygen uptake and growth of Escherichia coli B.Canadian Journal of Microbiology.  34:822-825. 1988
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1987 Screening of a bovine genomic library for myosin heavy-chain genes.Journal of Animal Science.  64:607-614. 1987
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Chapter

Year Title Altmetric
2016 Special evidence-based considerations in geriatric gynecologic care: Pelvic floor disorders.  137-158. 2016
2015 Outcomes of Surgery for Stress Urinary Incontinence in the Older Woman.  487-505. 2015
2015 Stress Urinary Incontinence and Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Nonsurgical Management.  241-252. 2015
2014 Acute and Chronic Pain Management.  599-605. 2014
2014 Chronic Gynecologic Pain.  623-629. 2014
2014 Female Genital Cutting.  493-498. 2014
2014 Gynecologic Care.  565-565. 2014
2014 Pediatric Gynecology.  421-433. 2014
2014 Pelvic Organ Prolapse.  683-687. 2014
2014 Urinary Incontinence.  689-695. 2014
2014 Vulvar Skin Disorders.  629-634. 2014
2013 Surgery for Stress Urinary Incontinence: A Surgical Atlas.  455-473. 2013
2012 Operative management of pelvic organ prolapse.  839-865. 2012
2012 Pelvic Organ Prolapse.  906-939. 2012
2007 Obliterative Procedures.  511-523. 2007
2006 Stress Urinary Incontinence and Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Non-Surgical Management.  172-186. 2006
2006 Pelvic Organ Prolapse.  897-934. 2006
2004 Geriatric Gynecolog.  225-267. 2004
2003 Pelvic Pressure, Urinary Incontinence.  107-121. 2003
2002 Surgical Management of Pelvic Inflammatory Disease.  1103-1108. 2002
2000 Female Genital Disorders.  1190-1208. 2000
1998 Diagnosis of Endometrial Cancer - Current Techniques in Gynecologic Surgery.  12-20. 1998
1989 Regulation of Myofibrillar Protein Gene Expression.  103-122. 1989

Research Overview

  • I perform research in helping to improve treatments and our understanding of the mechanisms involved in pelvic floor disorders including urinary and bowel incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse.
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  • University of Alabama at Birmingham: Pelvic Floor Disorders Network  awarded by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS 2016 - 2021
  • IMPROVE - Investigation to Minimize Recurrent Prolapse of the Vagina Using Estrogen  awarded by University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas 2015 - 2020
  • Private Grant  awarded by ALLERGAN SALES, LLC 2018 - 2019
  • Private Grant  awarded by RENOVIA INC. 2018 - 2019
  • NICHD Pelvic Floor Disorders Network (PFDN) Capitation Funding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)  awarded by RTI INTERNATIONAL 2016 - 2019
  • Private Grant  awarded by PELVALON, INC. 2015 - 2019
  • Development of a Patient-Centered Pelvic Floor Complication Scale  awarded by MEDSTAR RESEARCH INSTITUTE 2014 - 2018
  • NICHD Pelvic Floor Disorders Network (PFDN) Capitation Funding Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)  awarded by RESEARCH TRIANGLE INSTITUTE 2011 - 2016
  • Mid Career Award in Patient Oriented Pelvic Floor Research  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2010 - 2016
  • Perioperative Pelvic Floor Rehab: A Randomized Trial  awarded by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS 2011 - 2016
  • Private Grant  awarded by PELVALON, INC. 2012 - 2015
  • Plasma NTx and Vitamin D Levels as Prognostic Factors for Surgical Outcomes after Midurethral Slings  awarded by Yale University 2014
  • Urinary Incontinence Treatment Network (UITN)  awarded by NEW ENGLAND RESEARCH INSTITUTE 2010 - 2014
  • UAB Continence Treatment Center (UITN Specimen Repository Protocol)  awarded by NEW ENGLAND RESEARCH INSTITUTE 2009 - 2013
  • UAB Continence Treatment Center (UITN E-TOMUS Extended Trial of Mild-Urethral Slings)  awarded by NEW ENGLAND RESEARCH INSTITUTE 2009 - 2013
  • Urinary Incontinence Treatment Network - Value of Urodynamic Evaluation  awarded by NEW ENGLAND RESEARCH INSTITUTE 2008 - 2013
  • Urinary Markers after Continence Surgery (UMACS) UITN Biosample Analysis  awarded by UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND (BALTIMORE) 2010 - 2012
  • Private Grant  awarded by ASTELLAS PHARMA US, INC. 2010 - 2012
  • Private Grant  awarded by Pfizer Pharmaceuticals 2006 - 2012
  • Bilateral Salpingo-Oophorectomy Versus Ovarian Conservation: A Pilot, Randomized, Controlled Trial (F080807015) - The Brachial Artery Flow Mediated Dilation Portion of the Protocol  awarded by University of California, San Francisco 2008 - 2011
  • UAB Continence Treatment Center  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2006 - 2011
  • Perioperative Pelvic Floor Rehab: A Randomized Trial  awarded by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS 2006 - 2011
  • Periperative Pelvic Floor Rehab: A Randomized Trial  awarded by University of Michigan 2006 - 2011
  • Bringing Simple Urge Incontinence DiaGnosis & Treatment to Provider (BRIDGES STUDY)  awarded by University of California, San Francisco 2008 - 2011
  • Mid-Career Award Patient Oriented Pelvic Floor Research  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2005 - 2010
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