Aparna Diwan

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic uterosacral ligament uterine suspension compared with vaginal hysterectomy with vaginal vault suspension for uterovaginal prolapse
    Aparna Diwan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 17:79-83. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint The age distribution, rates, and types of surgery for pelvic organ prolapse in the USA
    Aparna D Shah
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Urogynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:421-8. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Surgery for stress urinary incontinence in the United States: does race play a role?
    Aparna D Shah
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:1085-92. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Do racial differences in knowledge about urogynecologic issues exist?
    Aparna D Shah
    Division of Urogynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:1371-8. 2008
  5. doi request reprint A reliable, valid instrument to assess patient knowledge about urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse
    Aparna D Shah
    Division of Urogynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:1283-9. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Uterine preservation during surgery for uterovaginal prolapse: a review
    Aparna Diwan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 15:286-92. 2004

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic uterosacral ligament uterine suspension compared with vaginal hysterectomy with vaginal vault suspension for uterovaginal prolapse
    Aparna Diwan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 17:79-83. 2006
    ..No LUSUS group patient underwent reoperation for recurrent apical prolapse as compared to three TVH patients. LUSUS is an effective treatment for appropriately selected women with uterovaginal prolapse who desire uterine preservation...
  2. ncbi request reprint The age distribution, rates, and types of surgery for pelvic organ prolapse in the USA
    Aparna D Shah
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Urogynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:421-8. 2008
    ..Although often considered a condition of the elderly, this study suggests that pelvic organ prolapse is a condition affecting women across the reproductive life cycle and for which women of all ages seek surgical treatment...
  3. doi request reprint Surgery for stress urinary incontinence in the United States: does race play a role?
    Aparna D Shah
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:1085-92. 2008
    ..By race, rates (per 10,000 women, 95% CI) of SUI surgery were: ten (7-12) in white women, three (0-9) in black women, and six (0-13) in women of other races. Racial disparities in the receipt of SUI surgery may exist...
  4. doi request reprint Do racial differences in knowledge about urogynecologic issues exist?
    Aparna D Shah
    Division of Urogynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:1371-8. 2008
    ..019). This difference remained significant after controlling for potential confounders using logistic regression (p = 0.039). White women may have improved tested urinary incontinence knowledge as compared to nonwhite women...
  5. doi request reprint A reliable, valid instrument to assess patient knowledge about urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse
    Aparna D Shah
    Division of Urogynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:1283-9. 2008
    ..126). Pearson's correlation between initial and repeat scores was high for UI (0.675) and POP scales (0.940), indicating questionnaire stability. We developed a reliable, valid instrument for assessing patient knowledge about UI and POP...
  6. ncbi request reprint Uterine preservation during surgery for uterovaginal prolapse: a review
    Aparna Diwan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 15:286-92. 2004
    ..The current literature suggests that uterine preservation during surgery for uterovaginal prolapse may be an option in appropriately selected women who desire it; prospective, randomized trials are needed to corroborate this...