D Altman

Summary

Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Risk of renal cell carcinoma after hysterectomy
    Daniel Altman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Arch Intern Med 170:2011-6. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Short-term outcome after transvaginal mesh repair of pelvic organ prolapse
    Daniel Altman
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Clinical Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Danderyd Hospital, 182 88 Stockholm, Sweden
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:787-93. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Genetic influence on stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse
    Daniel Altman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur Urol 54:918-22. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Pelvic organ prolapse surgery following hysterectomy on benign indications
    Daniel Altman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska University Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:572.e1-6. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint The risk of anal incontinence in obese women
    Daniel Altman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18:1283-9. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint [Make regulation of the launching of new medical technical products more stringent!]
    Daniel Altman
    Kvinnokliniken, Danderyds sjukhus
    Lakartidningen 105:597-8. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of anal and urinary incontinence following cesarean section or spontaneous vaginal delivery
    Daniel Altman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:512.e1-7. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Anticholinergic drug use for overactive bladder in Sweden: a nationwide pharmacoepidemiological study
    Daniel Altman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 20:1285-91. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Tension-free vaginal tape after failed cystoscopic transurethral injections for stress urinary incontinence
    Daniel Altman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 43:506-8. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Influence of hysterectomy on fistula formation in women with diverticulitis
    D Altman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Surg 97:251-7. 2010

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Publications53

  1. doi request reprint Risk of renal cell carcinoma after hysterectomy
    Daniel Altman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Arch Intern Med 170:2011-6. 2010
    ..Hysterectomy is the most common gynecologic operation among women; study findings indicate that hysterectomy is associated with renal cell carcinoma...
  2. ncbi request reprint Short-term outcome after transvaginal mesh repair of pelvic organ prolapse
    Daniel Altman
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Clinical Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Danderyd Hospital, 182 88 Stockholm, Sweden
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:787-93. 2008
    ..There were no severe adverse events attributed to the polypropylene mesh...
  3. ncbi request reprint Genetic influence on stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse
    Daniel Altman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur Urol 54:918-22. 2008
    ..To determine the genetic and environmental influence on the liability for stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse surgery...
  4. doi request reprint Pelvic organ prolapse surgery following hysterectomy on benign indications
    Daniel Altman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska University Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:572.e1-6. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to determine the risk for pelvic organ prolapse surgery attributed to hysterectomy on benign indications..
  5. ncbi request reprint The risk of anal incontinence in obese women
    Daniel Altman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18:1283-9. 2007
    ..6; 95% CI, 1.4-31.4). Other medical and life style interactions did not remain at significant levels in an adjusted multivariable analysis. Obese women are at increased risk for mild to moderate flatus incontinence...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Make regulation of the launching of new medical technical products more stringent!]
    Daniel Altman
    Kvinnokliniken, Danderyds sjukhus
    Lakartidningen 105:597-8. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Symptoms of anal and urinary incontinence following cesarean section or spontaneous vaginal delivery
    Daniel Altman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:512.e1-7. 2007
    ..The objective of the study was to compare the prevalence of incontinence disorders in relation with spontaneous vaginal delivery or cesarean section...
  8. doi request reprint Anticholinergic drug use for overactive bladder in Sweden: a nationwide pharmacoepidemiological study
    Daniel Altman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 20:1285-91. 2009
    ..Nationwide use and costs of anticholinergic drug for overactive bladder are unknown...
  9. doi request reprint Tension-free vaginal tape after failed cystoscopic transurethral injections for stress urinary incontinence
    Daniel Altman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Urol Nephrol 43:506-8. 2009
    ..This case series aims to determine the feasibility of performing a tension-free vaginal tape procedure after failed transurethral injection treatment in women with stress urinary incontinence...
  10. doi request reprint Influence of hysterectomy on fistula formation in women with diverticulitis
    D Altman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Surg 97:251-7. 2010
    ..A population-based nationwide matched cohort study was performed to determine the risk of fistula formation in hysterectomized women with, and without, diverticulitis...
  11. doi request reprint The genetic and environmental contribution to the occurrence of bladder pain syndrome: an empirical approach in a nationwide population sample
    Daniel Altman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur Urol 59:280-5. 2011
    ..The importance of genetic factors for BPS is receiving growing attention, but data so far are of a preliminary nature...
  12. ncbi request reprint Pelvic organ prolapse and urinary incontinence in women with surgically managed rectal prolapse: a population-based case-control study
    D Altman
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pelvic Floor Center, Stockholm, Sweden
    Dis Colon Rectum 49:28-35. 2006
    ..This study aimed to investigate the prevalence of genital prolapse surgery and urinary incontinence in female patients operated on for rectal prolapse compared with a matched control group without rectal prolapse...
  13. doi request reprint Immediate or delayed repair of obstetric anal sphincter tears-a randomised controlled trial
    J Nordenstam
    Division of Surgery, Department of Clinical Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    BJOG 115:857-65. 2008
    ..To investigate if an 8- to 12-hour time delay of primary repair affects anal incontinence at 1-year follow up...
  14. pmc Diabetes and obesity-related risks for pelvic reconstructive surgery in a cohort of Swedish twins
    Mats Forsman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Diabetes Care 31:1997-9. 2008
    ..To determine the diabetes- and obesity-related risks for surgically managed stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse...
  15. doi request reprint Hysterectomy on benign indications in Sweden 1987-2003: a nationwide trend analysis
    Cecilia Lundholm
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:52-8. 2009
    ..To investigate the annual rates, types and indications for hysterectomy on benign indications in Sweden 1987-2003...
  16. doi request reprint Sexual function in obese women: impact of lower urinary tract dysfunction
    I Melin
    Department of Medicine, Obesity Unit, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:1312-8. 2008
    ..To assess the impact on sexual function attributed to lower urinary tract dysfunction in a female obese population...
  17. doi request reprint Risk of urinary incontinence symptoms in oral contraceptive users: a national cohort study from the Swedish Twin Register
    Anastasia Iliadou
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet Danderyd Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Fertil Steril 92:428-33. 2009
    ..To assess the impact of oral contraceptives on lower urinary tract dysfunction in premenopausal women...
  18. ncbi request reprint Risk of urinary incontinence after childbirth: a 10-year prospective cohort study
    Daniel Altman
    Pelvic Floor Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Karolinska Institutet Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Obstet Gynecol 108:873-8. 2006
    ..To estimate prospectively the effect of first delivery on subjective bladder function and to assess the influence of subsequent deliveries and obstetric events..
  19. doi request reprint Outcome of younger patients with acute diverticulitis
    F Hjern
    Division of Surgery, Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Br J Surg 95:758-64. 2008
    ..There is controversy over whether patients presenting with a primary attack of acute diverticulitis at a younger age are more prone to complications and recurrence than older patients...
  20. doi request reprint Familial factors confound the association between maternal smoking during pregnancy and young adult offspring overweight
    Anastasia Nyman Iliadou
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Epidemiol 39:1193-202. 2010
    ..We aim to investigate whether familial factors confound the association between maternal smoking during pregnancy and overweight in early adulthood in young Swedish males born 1983-88...
  21. pmc Maternal smoking during pregnancy and intellectual performance in young adult Swedish male offspring
    Frida Lundberg
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 24:79-87. 2010
    ..Thus, the association between prenatal smoking exposure and offspring risk of low intellectual performance appears to be completely confounded by familial (genetic and early environmental) factors...
  22. doi request reprint Hysterectomy for benign indications and risk of pelvic organ fistula disease
    Catharina Forsgren
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Karolinska Institutet at Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Obstet Gynecol 114:594-9. 2009
    ..To study the association between hysterectomy for benign indications and pelvic organ fistula disease...
  23. ncbi request reprint Mastitis and the risk of breast cancer
    Mats Lambe
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Epidemiology 20:747-51. 2009
    ..Little is known about the role of inflammation in the etiology of breast cancer. The aim of this study was to examine possible associations between a history of mastitis requiring hospitalization and subsequent risk of breast cancer...
  24. doi request reprint Risk factors for vaginal vault prolapse surgery in postmenopausal hysterectomized women
    Catharina Forsgren
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Karolinska Institutet, Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Menopause 15:1115-9. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify risk factors for surgery of vaginal vault prolapse in hysterectomized postmenopausal women...
  25. ncbi request reprint Hysterectomy and risk of stress-urinary-incontinence surgery: nationwide cohort study
    Daniel Altman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Lancet 370:1494-9. 2007
    ..We aimed to establish the risk for stress-urinary-incontinence surgery after hysterectomy for benign indications...
  26. ncbi request reprint Anal incontinence after vaginal delivery: a five-year prospective cohort study
    Johan Pollack
    Divisions of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Surgery, Pelvic Floor Center Danderyd Hospital, Karolinska Institutet Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Obstet Gynecol 104:1397-402. 2004
    ..The aim of the present study was to evaluate the prevalence of anal incontinence in primiparous women 5 years after their first delivery and to evaluate the influence of subsequent childbirth...
  27. pmc Effects of coffee and tea consumption on urinary incontinence in female twins
    G Tettamanti
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Danderyd Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    BJOG 118:806-13. 2011
    ..To assess the effect of coffee and tea consumption on symptoms of urinary incontinence...
  28. ncbi request reprint Planned cesarean section versus planned vaginal delivery: comparison of lower urinary tract symptoms
    Asa Ekström
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Clinical Sciences, Danderyd Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:459-65. 2008
    ..9, 95% CI 1.7-8.5) were independent predictors for SUI at 9 months follow-up. Vaginal delivery is associated with an increased risk for lower urinary tract symptoms 9 months after childbirth when compared to elective cesarean section...
  29. ncbi request reprint Effect of hysterectomy on bowel function
    Daniel Altman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Karolinska Institutet Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Dis Colon Rectum 47:502-8; discussion 508-9. 2004
    ..Unwanted postoperative effects on bowel function are a topic of recent debate. The aim of the present study was to prospectively evaluate the influence of hysterectomy on bowel function...
  30. doi request reprint Urodynamic assessment of anterior vaginal wall surgery: a randomized comparison between colporraphy and transvaginal mesh
    Marion Ek
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Department of Clinical Science and Education, Karolinska Institutet, Sodersjukhuset, Stockholm, Sweden
    Neurourol Urodyn 29:527-31. 2010
    ..To investigate the urodynamic effects of anterior vaginal wall prolapse surgery using either trocar guided transvaginal mesh or colporraphy...
  31. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome of abdominal sacrocolpopexy using xenograft compared with synthetic mesh
    Daniel Altman
    Pelvic Floor Center, Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Urology 67:719-24. 2006
    ..To assess the clinical outcome after abdominal sacrocolpopexy using a porcine dermal graft compared with a synthetic mesh...
  32. doi request reprint Trocar-guided transvaginal mesh repair of pelvic organ prolapse
    Caroline Elmer
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Karolinska Institutet Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Obstet Gynecol 113:117-26. 2009
    ..To prospectively assess clinical outcomes after pelvic organ prolapse repair with a standardized trocar-guided surgical device using polypropylene mesh...
  33. doi request reprint Association between gestational diabetes mellitus and subsequent overactive bladder among premenopausal female twins
    G Tettamanti
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    BJOG 120:1289-95. 2013
    ..To investigate the association between a history of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) and overactive bladder (OAB) in women of premenopausal age...
  34. ncbi request reprint A three-year prospective assessment of rectocele repair using porcine xenograft
    Daniel Altman
    Pelvic Floor Center Danderyd Hospital, Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Stockholm, Sweden
    Obstet Gynecol 107:59-65. 2006
    ..To prospectively evaluate clinical outcome of rectocele repair using xenograft 3 years after surgery...
  35. ncbi request reprint Perioperative morbidity using transvaginal mesh in pelvic organ prolapse repair
    Daniel Altman
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Karolinska Institutet Danderyd Hospital, 182 88 Stockholm, Sweden
    Obstet Gynecol 109:303-8. 2007
    ..To describe the perioperative morbidity associated with transvaginal mesh repair of pelvic organ prolapse...
  36. ncbi request reprint The impact of hysterectomy on lower urinary tract symptoms
    Daniel Altman
    Pelvic Floor Center, Danderyd Hospital, Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Karolinska Institutet Danderyd Hospital, 182 88, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 14:418-23. 2003
    ..The present study does not support the assumption that abdominal or vaginal hysterectomy is associated with de novo or deteriorating symptoms of urinary incontinence...
  37. ncbi request reprint Anal sphincter lacerations and upright delivery postures--a risk analysis from a randomized controlled trial
    Daniel Altman
    Pelvic Floor Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Karolinska Institute Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18:141-6. 2007
    ..To evaluate obstetric sphincter lacerations after a kneeling or sitting position at second stage of labor in a multivariate risk analysis model...
  38. ncbi request reprint Clinical and histological safety assessment of rectocele repair using collagen mesh
    Daniel Altman
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pelvic Floor Center Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 83:995-1000. 2004
    ..To clinically and histologically evaluate inflammatory response following rectocele repair using porcine collagen mesh...
  39. doi request reprint Sexual dysfunction after trocar-guided transvaginal mesh repair of pelvic organ prolapse
    Daniel Altman
    Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Obstet Gynecol 113:127-33. 2009
    ..To estimate sexual dysfunction before and after trocar-guided transvaginal mesh surgery for pelvic organ prolapse...
  40. doi request reprint Different fatty acid pattern in breast milk of obese compared to normal-weight mothers
    E Storck Lindholm
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Clinical Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 88:211-7. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the fatty acid (FA) pattern in breast milk of obese mothers and their neonates' plasma compared to those of normal weight mothers...
  41. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the maternal experience and duration of labour in two upright delivery positions--a randomised controlled trial
    I Ragnar
    Department of Caring and Public Health Sciences, University Mälardalen, Vasteras, and Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Karolinska Institute, Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    BJOG 113:165-70. 2006
    ..To compare two upright delivery positions at the second stage of labour in healthy primiparous women with regard to duration of the second stage of labour and maternal experience...
  42. ncbi request reprint Urinary incontinence after hysterectomy--three-year observational study
    Catharina Gustafsson
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pelvic Floor Center, Karolinska Institutet, Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Urology 68:769-74. 2006
    ..To perform a prospective evaluation of the long-term effects of hysterectomy on symptoms of urinary incontinence...
  43. doi request reprint Weight control program for obese pregnant women
    Elisabeth Storck Lindholm
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Clinical Sciences, Danderyd Hospital, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 89:840-3. 2010
    ..All women delivered normally sized babies with normal Apgar scores. An early intervention program may be successful in helping obese women control weight gain during pregnancy without adverse perinatal outcomes...
  44. ncbi request reprint Rectocele repair using biomaterial augmentation: current documentation and clinical experience
    Daniel Altman
    Pelvic Floor Center, Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Karolinska Institute at Danderyd Hospital, 182 88 Stockholm, Sweden
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 60:753-60. 2005
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  45. ncbi request reprint Effects of hysterectomy on bowel function: a three-year, prospective cohort study
    Catharina Forsgren
    Pelvic Floor Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Karolinska Institutet Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Dis Colon Rectum 50:1139-45. 2007
    ..This study was a prospective evaluation of the long-term effects of hysterectomy on bowel function using self-reported outcome measures on symptoms of constipation, rectal emptying difficulties, and anal incontinence...
  46. doi request reprint Histological inflammatory response to transvaginal polypropylene mesh for pelvic reconstructive surgery
    Caroline Elmer
    Division of Surgery and Urology, Department of Clinical Sciences, Danderyd University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Urol 181:1189-95. 2009
    ..We prospectively evaluated the histological inflammatory response to the large polypropylene transvaginal mesh used for pelvic organ prolapse surgery...
  47. ncbi request reprint Anatomical outcome and quality of life following posterior vaginal wall prolapse repair using collagen xenograft
    Daniel Altman
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pelvic Floor Center, Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 16:298-303. 2005
    ..Improvement was not restricted to postoperative restoration of vaginal topography, and previous surgery had a negative effect on anatomical outcome...
  48. doi request reprint Natural progression of anal incontinence after childbirth
    Johan Nordenstam
    Department of Surgery, Department of Clinical Sciences, Karolinska Institutet Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 20:1029-35. 2009
    ..The aim of work is to study the natural progression of anal incontinence (AI) in women 10 years after their first delivery and to identify risk factors associated with persistent AI...
  49. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of cystocele--the correlation between clinical and radiological evaluation
    Daniel Altman
    Pelvic Floor Center Danderyd Hospital, Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Karolinska Institutet Danderyd Hospital, 182 88, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 15:3-9; discussion 9. 2004
    ..It does not support the use of bladder contrast at radiologic investigation in the routine preoperative assessment of patients with genital prolapse...
  50. ncbi request reprint Innervation of the rectovaginal wall in patients with rectocele compared to healthy controls
    Daniel Altman
    Pelvic Floor Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Karolinska Institutet Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Neurourol Urodyn 25:776-81. 2006
    ..To evaluate if pelvic floor innervation differed in patients with rectocele compared to control subjects and to assess if nerve fiber density of the rectovaginal wall correlated to the clinical presentation of rectocele...
  51. ncbi request reprint Assessment of posterior vaginal wall prolapse: comparison of physical findings to cystodefecoperitoneography
    Daniel Altman
    Pelvic Floor Center Danderyd Hospital, Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Karolinska Institutet Danderyd Hospital, 182 88, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 16:96-103; discussion 103. 2005
    ..Vaginal topography and POP-Q staging predict neither radiological size nor visceral involvement in posterior vaginal wall prolapse. Radiological evaluation may therefore be a useful complement in selected patients...
  52. ncbi request reprint Functional and anatomic outcome after transvaginal rectocele repair using collagen mesh: a prospective study
    Daniel Altman
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pelvic Floor Center, Karolinska Institutet Danderyd Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Dis Colon Rectum 48:1233-41; discussion 1241-2; author reply 1242. 2005
    ..This study was designed to evaluate rectocele repair using collagen mesh...
  53. ncbi request reprint Enrollee mix, treatment intensity, and cost in competing indemnity and HMO plans
    Daniel Altman
    The New York Times, New York, NY, USA
    J Health Econ 22:23-45. 2003
    ..Contrary to conventional wisdom, indemnity plans do not have greater treatment intensity...