C F Maher
Affiliation: Royal Women's
- Midline rectovaginal fascial plication for repair of rectocele and obstructed defecationChristopher 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...
- Surgical management of posterior vaginal wall prolapse: an evidence-based literature reviewChristopher 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...
- Mesh augmentation during pelvic-floor reconstructive surgery: risks and benefitsKaven 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...
- Surgical management of pelvic organ prolapse in womenChristopher 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...
- Cost minimization analysis of laparoscopic sacral colpopexy and total vaginal meshChristopher 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)...
- Laparoscopic sacral colpopexy versus total vaginal mesh for vaginal vault prolapse: a randomized trialChristopher 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...
- Laparoscopic removal of intravesical mesh following pelvic organ prolapse mesh surgeryChristopher 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...
- Surgical management of anterior vaginal wall prolapse: an evidencebased literature reviewChristopher 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...
- Abdominal sacral colpopexy or vaginal sacrospinous colpopexy for vaginal vault prolapse: a prospective randomized studyChristopher 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...
- 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...
- The need for randomised controlled trials in urogynaecologyChristopher Maher
Mater and Royal Women s Urogynaecology, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 17:312-4. 2006
- Iliococcygeus or sacrospinous fixation for vaginal vault prolapseC 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...
- Laparoscopic suture hysteropexy for uterine prolapseC 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...
- 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...
- Laparoscopic versus open Burch colposuspension: a randomised controlled trialM 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...
- Percutaneous sacral nerve root neuromodulation for intractable interstitial cystitisC 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...
- Pubovaginal sling versus transurethral Macroplastique for stress urinary incontinence and intrinsic sphincter deficiency: a prospective randomised controlled trialChristopher 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)...
- Severe mesh complications following intravaginal slingplastyKaven 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...
- Laparoscopic Burch colposuspension after failed sub-urethral tape procedures: a retrospective auditEva 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...
- Pelvic floor muscle activity in different sitting postures in continent and incontinent womenRuth 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)...