C F Maher

Summary

Affiliation: Royal Women's
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi Midline rectovaginal fascial plication for repair of rectocele and obstructed defecation
    Christopher F Maher
    Urogynaecology Unit, Royal Women s and Mater Hospitals, 30 Chasely Street, Auchenflower 4066, Brisbane, Australia
    Obstet Gynecol 104:685-9. 2004
  2. ncbi Surgical management of posterior vaginal wall prolapse: an evidence-based literature review
    Christopher Maher
    Royal Women s, Mater and Wesley Hospitals, Level 4 Suite 86, Sandford Jackson Building, 30 Chasely Street, Brisbane, Auchenflower, Queensland, 4066, Australia
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 17:84-8. 2006
  3. ncbi Mesh augmentation during pelvic-floor reconstructive surgery: risks and benefits
    Kaven Baessler
    Charite University Hospital Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Department of Gynaecology, Hindenburgdamm, Berlin, Germany
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 18:560-6. 2006
  4. ncbi Anterior vaginal compartment surgery
    Christopher Maher
    Royal Brisbane and Wesley Urogynaecology, University of Queensland, 30 Chaseley Street, Auchenflower, 4067, Brisbane, Australia
    Int Urogynecol J 24:1791-802. 2013
  5. doi Surgical management of pelvic organ prolapse in women
    Christopher Maher
    Royal Brisbane Women s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 4:CD004014. 2013
  6. doi Cost minimization analysis of laparoscopic sacral colpopexy and total vaginal mesh
    Christopher F Maher
    Wesley, Royal Brisbane, and Mater Urogynecology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 206:433.e1-7. 2012
  7. ncbi The need for randomised controlled trials in urogynaecology
    Christopher Maher
    Mater and Royal Women s Urogynaecology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 17:312-4. 2006
  8. doi Laparoscopic removal of intravesical mesh following pelvic organ prolapse mesh surgery
    Christopher Maher
    Wesley and Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    Int Urogynecol J 22:1593-5. 2011
  9. ncbi Surgical management of anterior vaginal wall prolapse: an evidencebased literature review
    Christopher Maher
    Royal Women s, Mater and Wesley Hospitals, Level 4 Suite 86 Sandford Jackson Building, 30 Chasely Street Auchenflower, 4066, QLD, Brisbane, Australia
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 17:195-201. 2006
  10. ncbi Abdominal sacral colpopexy or vaginal sacrospinous colpopexy for vaginal vault prolapse: a prospective randomized study
    Christopher F Maher
    Urogynaecology Unit, Royal Women s and Mater Hospitals, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:20-6. 2004

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi Midline rectovaginal fascial plication for repair of rectocele and obstructed defecation
    Christopher F Maher
    Urogynaecology Unit, Royal Women s and Mater Hospitals, 30 Chasely Street, Auchenflower 4066, Brisbane, Australia
    Obstet Gynecol 104:685-9. 2004
    ..To estimate the efficacy of midline fascial plication of the posterior vaginal wall in women with rectoceles and obstructed defecation...
  2. ncbi Surgical management of posterior vaginal wall prolapse: an evidence-based literature review
    Christopher Maher
    Royal Women s, Mater and Wesley Hospitals, Level 4 Suite 86, Sandford Jackson Building, 30 Chasely Street, Brisbane, Auchenflower, Queensland, 4066, Australia
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 17:84-8. 2006
    ..There is currently no evidence to recommend the routine use of any graft and complications such as mesh erosion, infection, and rejection have to be considered...
  3. ncbi Mesh augmentation during pelvic-floor reconstructive surgery: risks and benefits
    Kaven Baessler
    Charite University Hospital Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Department of Gynaecology, Hindenburgdamm, Berlin, Germany
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 18:560-6. 2006
    ..This review describes and analyses complications following pelvic-floor procedures employing synthetic meshes...
  4. ncbi Anterior vaginal compartment surgery
    Christopher Maher
    Royal Brisbane and Wesley Urogynaecology, University of Queensland, 30 Chaseley Street, Auchenflower, 4067, Brisbane, Australia
    Int Urogynecol J 24:1791-802. 2013
    ..To review the safety and efficacy of anterior vaginal compartment pelvic organ prolapse surgery...
  5. doi Surgical management of pelvic organ prolapse in women
    Christopher Maher
    Royal Brisbane Women s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 4:CD004014. 2013
    ..Pelvic organ prolapse may occur in up to 50% of parous women. A variety of urinary, bowel and sexual symptoms may be associated with the prolapse...
  6. doi Cost minimization analysis of laparoscopic sacral colpopexy and total vaginal mesh
    Christopher F Maher
    Wesley, Royal Brisbane, and Mater Urogynecology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 206:433.e1-7. 2012
    ..The objective of the study was a cost minimization analysis of the laparoscopic sacral colpopexy (LSC) and total vaginal mesh (TVM)...
  7. ncbi The need for randomised controlled trials in urogynaecology
    Christopher Maher
    Mater and Royal Women s Urogynaecology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 17:312-4. 2006
  8. doi Laparoscopic removal of intravesical mesh following pelvic organ prolapse mesh surgery
    Christopher Maher
    Wesley and Royal Brisbane and Women s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
    Int Urogynecol J 22:1593-5. 2011
    ..The laparoscopic approach to the removal of intravesical mesh is feasible, minimally invasive, and a precise approach to this challenging complication...
  9. ncbi Surgical management of anterior vaginal wall prolapse: an evidencebased literature review
    Christopher Maher
    Royal Women s, Mater and Wesley Hospitals, Level 4 Suite 86 Sandford Jackson Building, 30 Chasely Street Auchenflower, 4066, QLD, Brisbane, Australia
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 17:195-201. 2006
    ..There is currently no evidence to recommend the routine use of any graft in primary repairs, and possible improved anatomical out-comes have to be tempered againstcomplications including mesh erosions, infections and dyspareunia...
  10. ncbi Abdominal sacral colpopexy or vaginal sacrospinous colpopexy for vaginal vault prolapse: a prospective randomized study
    Christopher F Maher
    Urogynaecology Unit, Royal Women s and Mater Hospitals, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:20-6. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the abdominal sacral colpopexy and vaginal sacrospinous colpopexy in the treatment of vaginal vault prolapse...
  11. ncbi Uterine preservation or hysterectomy at sacrospinous colpopexy for uterovaginal prolapse?
    C F Maher
    Royal Women s and Mercy Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 12:381-4; discussion 384-5. 2001
    ..01). The sacrospinous hysteropexy is effective in the treatment of uterine prolapse. Vaginal hysterectomy may not be necessary in the surgical treatment of uterine prolapse...
  12. doi Laparoscopic sacral colpopexy versus total vaginal mesh for vaginal vault prolapse: a randomized trial
    Christopher F Maher
    Wesley, Royal Brisbane, and Mater Urogynaecology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:360.e1-7. 2011
    ..To compare the laparoscopic sacral colpopexy and total vaginal mesh for vaginal vault prolapse...
  13. ncbi Iliococcygeus or sacrospinous fixation for vaginal vault prolapse
    C F Maher
    Department of Urogynaecology, Royal Women's and Mercy Hospital for Women, Melbourne, Australia
    Obstet Gynecol 98:40-4. 2001
    ..The sacrospinous ligament fixation should not be discarded in favor of the iliococcygeus fixation in the management of vaginal vault prolapse...
  14. ncbi Laparoscopic suture hysteropexy for uterine prolapse
    C F Maher
    Urogynecology Unit, Royal Women s and Mercy Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Obstet Gynecol 97:1010-4. 2001
    ..The Manchester repair has a high failure rate and may cause difficulty sampling the cervix and uterus in the future. The laparoscopic suture hysteropexy offers physiologic repair of uterine prolapse...
  15. ncbi Colposuspension or sling for low urethral pressure stress incontinence?
    C F Maher
    Royal Women s and Mercy Hospital for Women, Melbourne, Australia
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 10:384-9. 1999
    ..Although these differences failed to reach statistical significance, colposuspension can be safely considered in the management of women with low urethral pressure GSI...
  16. ncbi Laparoscopic versus open Burch colposuspension: a randomised controlled trial
    M P Carey
    Department of Urogynaecology at Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    BJOG 113:999-1006. 2006
    ..To compare perioperative characteristics, short-term, and long-term outcomes for laparoscopic Burch colposuspension (LBC) and open Burch colposuspension (OBC) for the treatment of urinary stress incontinence...
  17. ncbi Percutaneous sacral nerve root neuromodulation for intractable interstitial cystitis
    C F Maher
    Urogynaecology Department, Royal Women's Hospital and Mercy Hospital for Women, Melbourne, Australia
    J Urol 165:884-6. 2001
    ..Permanent sacral implantation may be an effective treatment modality in refractory interstitial cystitis but further long-term evaluation is required...
  18. ncbi Pubovaginal sling versus transurethral Macroplastique for stress urinary incontinence and intrinsic sphincter deficiency: a prospective randomised controlled trial
    Christopher F Maher
    Urogynaecology Unit, Mercy Hospital for Women and Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    BJOG 112:797-801. 2005
    ..To compare the pubovaginal sling and transurethral Macroplastique in the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and intrinsic sphincter deficiency (ISD)...
  19. ncbi Severe mesh complications following intravaginal slingplasty
    Kaven Baessler
    Royal Women s, Mater and Wesley Hospitals Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Obstet Gynecol 106:713-6. 2005
    ..This report describes severe complications following anterior and/or posterior intravaginal slingplasties employing a multifilament polypropylene mesh...
  20. ncbi Laparoscopic Burch colposuspension after failed sub-urethral tape procedures: a retrospective audit
    Eva M De Cuyper
    Department of Urogynaecology, Gold Coast Hospital, Southport, Australia
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:681-5. 2008
    ..05) but with no difference in urinary residuals or maximum urethral closure pressure. Severe peri-urethral fibrosis was identified in 62.5% of the patients. Laparoscopic Burch colposuspension is an effective and safe surgical option...
  21. doi Pelvic floor muscle activity in different sitting postures in continent and incontinent women
    Ruth R Sapsford
    Department of Physiotherapy, Mater Health Services, Brisbane, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 89:1741-7. 2008
    ..To determine whether resting activity of the pelvic floor muscles (PFMs) and abdominal muscles varied in different sitting postures in parous women with and without stress urinary incontinence (SUI)...