Annette Kuhn

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Prolapse and sexual function 8 years after neovagina according to Shears: a study of 43 cases with Mayer-von Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome
    Annette Kuhn
    Department of Gynaecology, Frauenklinik, University Hospital and University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Int Urogynecol J 24:1047-52. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Does bladder wall thickness decrease when obstruction is resolved?
    Annette Kuhn
    Urogynaecology, Department of Gynaecology, University Hospital and University of Bern, Effingerstrasse 102, CH 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    Int Urogynecol J 23:1239-44. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint The feasibility, efficacy and functional outcome of local anaesthetic repair of anterior and posterior vaginal wall prolapse
    Annette Kuhn
    Urogynäkologie, Frauenklinik Bern, Effingerstr 102, CH 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 124:88-92. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Sexual and organ function in patients with symptomatic prolapse: are pessaries helpful?
    Annette Kuhn
    Department of Gynecology, Division of Urogynecology, Inselspital and University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Fertil Steril 91:1914-8. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Sexual function after suburethral sling removal for dyspareunia
    Annette Kuhn
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Bern University Hospital and University of Bern, Effingerstr 102, CH 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    Surg Endosc 23:765-8. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Correction of erosion after suburethral sling insertion for stress incontinence: results and related sexual function
    Annette Kuhn
    Department of Gynaecology, University Hospital Bern and University of Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 56:371-6. 2009
  7. doi request reprint A pilot study of Connexin 43 (Cx43) in human bladder tissue in patients with idiopathic detrusor overactivity
    Annette Kuhn
    Frauenklinik, Inselspital Bern und Universität Bern, Switzerland
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 141:83-6. 2008
  8. doi request reprint How should bladder wall thickness be measured? A comparison of vaginal, perineal and abdominal ultrasound
    Annette Kuhn
    Division of Urogynaecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Bern and University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland
    Neurourol Urodyn 29:1393-6. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Sonographic transvaginal bladder wall thickness: does the measurement discriminate between urodynamic diagnoses?
    Annette Kuhn
    Urogynaecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Bern and University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland
    Neurourol Urodyn 30:325-8. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Sexual function after sacrocolpopexy
    Annette Kuhn
    Department of Gynaecology, Frauenklinik, Inselspital, Switzerland
    J Sex Med 7:4018-23. 2010

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  1. doi request reprint Prolapse and sexual function 8 years after neovagina according to Shears: a study of 43 cases with Mayer-von Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome
    Annette Kuhn
    Department of Gynaecology, Frauenklinik, University Hospital and University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Int Urogynecol J 24:1047-52. 2013
    ..To investigate sexual and anatomical outcome after Shears neovagina in patients with Mayer-von Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser syndrome (MRKH)...
  2. doi request reprint Does bladder wall thickness decrease when obstruction is resolved?
    Annette Kuhn
    Urogynaecology, Department of Gynaecology, University Hospital and University of Bern, Effingerstrasse 102, CH 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    Int Urogynecol J 23:1239-44. 2012
    ..The aim of the current study was to determine if sonographic bladder wall thickness diminishes after symptomatic obstruction is resolved in female patients after stress incontinence surgery...
  3. ncbi request reprint The feasibility, efficacy and functional outcome of local anaesthetic repair of anterior and posterior vaginal wall prolapse
    Annette Kuhn
    Urogynäkologie, Frauenklinik Bern, Effingerstr 102, CH 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 124:88-92. 2006
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate feasibility, efficacy and functional outcome after fascial prolapse repairs under local anaesthetic (LA)...
  4. doi request reprint Sexual and organ function in patients with symptomatic prolapse: are pessaries helpful?
    Annette Kuhn
    Department of Gynecology, Division of Urogynecology, Inselspital and University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Fertil Steril 91:1914-8. 2009
    ..To evaluate quality of life and pelvic organ and sexual function before and during pessary use in patients with symptomatic pelvic organ prolapse and to determine reasons which lead to cessation of pessary use...
  5. doi request reprint Sexual function after suburethral sling removal for dyspareunia
    Annette Kuhn
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Bern University Hospital and University of Bern, Effingerstr 102, CH 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    Surg Endosc 23:765-8. 2009
    ..Recent studies have reported varying degrees of sexual impairment after TVT insertion ranging from 0% to 15% including dyspareunia...
  6. doi request reprint Correction of erosion after suburethral sling insertion for stress incontinence: results and related sexual function
    Annette Kuhn
    Department of Gynaecology, University Hospital Bern and University of Bern, Switzerland
    Eur Urol 56:371-6. 2009
    ..Suburethral slings are commonly used for the surgical treatment of female stress incontinence; occasionally they can cause erosion and dyspareunia...
  7. doi request reprint A pilot study of Connexin 43 (Cx43) in human bladder tissue in patients with idiopathic detrusor overactivity
    Annette Kuhn
    Frauenklinik, Inselspital Bern und Universität Bern, Switzerland
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 141:83-6. 2008
    ..Aim of the study was to compare Connexin 43 (Cx43) in human bladder tissue of urodynamically proven idiopathic detrusor overactivity to those of urodynamically stable bladders...
  8. doi request reprint How should bladder wall thickness be measured? A comparison of vaginal, perineal and abdominal ultrasound
    Annette Kuhn
    Division of Urogynaecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Bern and University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland
    Neurourol Urodyn 29:1393-6. 2010
    ..The aim of this prospective study was to determine if abdominal, perineal and vaginal ultrasound measurements of bladder wall thickness are comparable with each other...
  9. doi request reprint Sonographic transvaginal bladder wall thickness: does the measurement discriminate between urodynamic diagnoses?
    Annette Kuhn
    Urogynaecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Bern and University Hospital, Bern, Switzerland
    Neurourol Urodyn 30:325-8. 2011
    ..Aim of the current study was to determine if vaginally measured BWT correlates with urodynamic diagnoses in a female population...
  10. doi request reprint Sexual function after sacrocolpopexy
    Annette Kuhn
    Department of Gynaecology, Frauenklinik, Inselspital, Switzerland
    J Sex Med 7:4018-23. 2010
    ..Sacrocolpopexy is the gold standard of surgical treatment for apical prolapse in fit, sexually active patients. Few data exist which determine sexual function after sacrocolpopexy...
  11. doi request reprint [Urinary incontinence]
    Annette Kuhn
    Urogynäkologie, Frauenklinik, Inselspital, Bern
    Ther Umsch 67:19-21. 2010
    ..Anticholinergics may cause side effects particularly in the elderly who are under several medications that may add anticholinergic effects as antidepressants, antibiotics or antihistaminics...
  12. ncbi request reprint Where should bulking agents for female urodynamic stress incontinence be injected?
    Annette Kuhn
    Department of Urogynaecology, Frauenklinik, Effingerstr 102, CH 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:817-21. 2008
    ..6% in the midurethral group and 60% for the bladder neck group respectively. Both midurethral and bladder neck collagen injections improve patients' satisfaction almost equally with a small advantage for midurethral injections...
  13. ncbi request reprint Long-term results and patients' satisfaction after transurethral ethylene vinyl alcohol (Tegress) injections: a two-centre study
    Annette Kuhn
    Frauenklinik, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:503-7. 2008
    ..5%) patients, and cough test was positive in 20 (60.6%). Patients' satisfaction did not correlate with objective dryness. Ethylene vinyl alcohol is a bulking agent with a success rate of approximately 45% after 51 months...
  14. ncbi request reprint The correlation of urethral resistance pressure with maximum urethral closure pressure and stress incontinence
    Annette Kuhn
    Department of Urogynaecology, Frauenklinik, Inselspital Bern, Switzerland
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 136:116-20. 2008
    ..Aim of the study was to correlate urethral retro resistance pressure with the maximum urethral closure pressure (MUCP) and functional urethral length (FUL) in patients with urinary incontinence and healthy individuals...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Emergencies in gynecology--what must I not forget?]
    A Kuhn
    Frauenklinik, Inselspital Bern
    Ther Umsch 62:359-62. 2005
    ..Prolapse occurs rarely as an acute problem but may induce urinary retention. Urinary tract infection is a common complaint and should be treated with antibiotics...
  16. ncbi request reprint A comparative study of water perfusion catheters and microtip transducer catheters for urethral pressure measurements
    Annette Kuhn
    Department of Urogynaecology, Frauenklinik, Effingerstr 102, Inselspital, 3011, Bern, Switzerland
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18:931-5. 2007
    ..70 to 0.80. This study confirms that both water perfusion catheters and microtip transducers have excellent or very good reproducibility with an acceptable intraindividual variation for both methods...
  17. doi request reprint Quality of life 15 years after sex reassignment surgery for transsexualism
    Annette Kuhn
    Frauenklinik, University Hospital and University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Fertil Steril 92:1685-1689.e3. 2009
    ..To evaluate quality of life and patients' satisfaction in transsexual patients (TS) after sex reassignment operation compared with healthy controls...
  18. ncbi request reprint Do transsexuals have micturition disorders?
    Annette Kuhn
    Frauenklinik, Inselspital Bern, Effingerstr 102, CH 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 131:226-30. 2007
    ..Aim of the study was to determine if transsexuals have an increased risk of micturition disorders and if so which...
  19. ncbi request reprint Do women with urinary incontinence really know where all the toilets are? The toilet paper
    Annette Kuhn
    Universitätsfrauenklinik Bern, Switzerland, and Princess Anne Hospital, Southampton, UK
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 129:65-8. 2006
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  20. doi request reprint Vaginal prolapse, pelvic floor function, and related symptoms 16 years after sex reassignment surgery in transsexuals
    Annette Kuhn
    Frauenklinik, University Hospital and University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland
    Fertil Steril 95:2379-82. 2011
    ..To evaluate the prevalence of prolapse and related bladder, bowel, and sexual problems in transsexual patients (TS) after sex reassignment surgery...
  21. doi request reprint Bulking agents: an analysis of 500 cases and review of the literature
    Stefan Mohr
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital and University of Bern, Effingerstr 102, 3010 Bern, Switzerland
    Int Urogynecol J 24:241-7. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to prospectively analyze the efficacy and safety of bulking agents in the setting of a tertiary referral center...
  22. doi request reprint An adjustable sling in the management of recurrent urodynamic stress incontinence after previous failed midurethral tape
    Corina Schmid
    Department of Gynaecology, Urogynaecology Division, University Hospital of Bern and University of Bern, Switzerland
    Neurourol Urodyn 29:573-7. 2010
    ..The aim of this prospective study was to evaluate the feasibility and outcome of an adjustable sling system AMI in patients with recurrent urinary stress incontinence after failed suburethral sling insertion...
  23. ncbi request reprint Gynaecological operations: do they improve sexual life?
    Tanja Ghielmetti
    Urogynaecology, Frauenklinik, Inselspital Bern, Switzerland
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 129:104-10. 2006
    ..Gynaecological operations do influence sexual function. However, little validated data are available to come to this conclusion...
  24. doi request reprint Sexual function after rectocele repair
    Sonja Brandner
    Princess Anne Hospital, Southampton, UK
    J Sex Med 8:583-8. 2011
    ..Pelvic organ prolapse is a common condition among women with a prevalence of 11% and may affect the anterior, posterior, or apical compartment with a negative impact on sexual function...
  25. doi request reprint Painful love-"hispareunia" after sling erosion of the female partner
    Stefan Mohr
    University Hospital of Bern and University of Bern Department of Urogynaecology, Gynaecology, Frauenklinik, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland
    J Sex Med 8:1740-6. 2011
    ..Symptoms may include vaginal discharge, infections, postcoital bleeding, and alterations of the sexual function. Little is known about the effect of sling erosion on the sexual function of the male partner...
  26. doi request reprint Off-label use of misoprostol for labor induction: a nation-wide survey in Switzerland
    Elke Krause
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital and University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 159:324-8. 2011
    ..No data however are available about nation-wide off-label use in obstetrics regarding frequency and patient information. The objective of our study was to assess the clinical practice of off-label use of misoprostol for labor induction...
  27. doi request reprint Out of Eastern Africa: defibulation and sexual function in woman with female genital mutilation
    Elke Krause
    Department of Urogynaecology, Frauenklinik, Inselspital, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    J Sex Med 8:1420-5. 2011
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  28. doi request reprint Male and female sexual function after surgical repair of female organ prolapse
    Annette Kuhn
    University Hospital and University of Bern, Urogynaecology, Bern, Switzerland
    J Sex Med 6:1324-34. 2009
    ..Few data are available referring to male and female sexual function after prolapse repair of symptomatic pelvic organ...
  29. ncbi request reprint Painful bladder syndrome: management and effect on sexual function and quality of life
    Corina Schmid
    Department of Gynaecology, University Hospital of Bern, Switzerland
    Ginekol Pol 82:96-101. 2011
    ..this study was to evaluate the effect of our therapeutical management in patients with painful bladder syndrome (PBS)/interstitial cystitis (IC) on sexual function, quality of life and bladder symptoms using validated tools prospectively..
  30. ncbi request reprint A randomized comparison of microtip and air-charged catheter for the measurement of maximum urethral closure pressure
    Martin M Mueller
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Hospital and University of Bern, Switzerland
    Ginekol Pol 83:586-9. 2012
    ..Measurements of maximum urethral closure pressure (MUCP) are a part of urodynamic investigations preceding an incontinence surgery and a part of urethral function tests...
  31. ncbi request reprint [Ear acupuncture points in newborn triplets]
    K Stähler van Amerongen
    Klinik und Polikliniken für Frauenheilkunde, Universitätsspital Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland
    Z Geburtshilfe Neonatol 211:87-9. 2007
    ..Psychotropic points were not found. For the future ear acupuncture points may be further used for diagnostics and therapy in neonates...
  32. doi request reprint Sexual function after sacrospinous fixation for vaginal vault prolapse: bad or mad?
    Marc Baumann
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital and University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Surg Endosc 23:1013-7. 2009
    ..This study aimed to evaluate sexual function and anatomic outcome for patients after sacrospinous ligament suspension...
  33. doi request reprint PPAR-gamma expression in peritoneal endometriotic lesions correlates with pain experienced by patients
    Brett McKinnon
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Inselspital, Berne University Hospital, University of Berne, Berne, Switzerland
    Fertil Steril 93:293-6. 2010
    ..In peritoneal endometriotic lesions, the expression of peroxisome proliferation-activated receptor gamma, a nuclear receptor with antiinflammatory and neuroprotective roles, is positively correlated with the pain reported by patients...
  34. doi request reprint Pelvic floor stimulation: what are the good vibrations?
    Monika Lauper
    Physiotherapy Research, University Hospital Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Neurourol Urodyn 28:405-10. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to determine if two different whole body vibration, sinusoidal vibration (SV) and stochastic resonance vibration (SRV), using various intensities lead to a reactive activation of pelvic floor muscles...
  35. doi request reprint Iatrogenic orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (IOTES): managing uterine perforations at operative hysteroscopy
    Alexander Wilfried Huber
    Department of Gynecology, University of Bern and University Hospital Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Fertil Steril 94:1908-9. 2010
    ..To prove safety and feasibility of an intra-abdominal endoscopic evaluation via an iatrogenic uterine perforation that occurred during operative hysteroscopy...
  36. ncbi request reprint Ear acupuncture points in neonates
    Kirsten Stähler van Amerongen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Universitats Frauenklinik, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland
    J Altern Complement Med 14:47-52. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the presence and absence of acupuncture ear points in healthy neonates...
  37. doi request reprint Patients' sensation during and after laserneedle versus metal needle treatment
    Kirsten Stähler van Amerongen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, and University of Bern, Switzerland
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 142:68-72. 2009
    ..Aim of the study was to evaluate the patients' sensations during and after laserneedle versus metal needle acupuncture...
  38. doi request reprint Laparoscopy or laparotomy? A comparison of 240 patients with early-stage endometrial cancer
    Alessandro Santi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital and University of Bern, Effingerstrasse 102, CH 3012, Bern, Switzerland
    Surg Endosc 24:939-43. 2010
    ..This study aimed to compare the safety and efficacy of laparoscopy and laparotomy in the surgical treatment of early endometrial cancer, especially in obese women...
  39. doi request reprint Effects of female genital mutilation on birth outcomes in Switzerland
    S Wuest
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Berne and Inselspital Berne, Berne, Switzerland
    BJOG 116:1204-9. 2009
    ..Our secondary aim was to determine whether women with FGM and non-mutilated women have different fetal and maternal outcomes...
  40. ncbi request reprint Analysis of retropubic colpourethrosuspension results by suburethral sling with REMEEX prosthesis
    Annette Kuhn
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 111:98. 2003
  41. ncbi request reprint Influence of the type of anesthesia and hydrodissection on the complication rate after tension-free vaginal tape procedure
    Fabio Ghezzi
    Department Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Insubria P zza Biroldi 1, 21100 Varese, Italy
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 118:96-100. 2005
    ..To evaluate the success rate of tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) performed under spinal and general anesthesia and to assess the efficacy of hydrodissection of the space of Retzius in reducing intraoperative and postoperative complications...
  42. ncbi request reprint Comment on "Anterior vaginal wall repair using local anaesthesia" [Eur. J. Obstet. Gynecol. Reprod. Biol. 112 (2004) 214-216]
    Annette Kuhn
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 116:239; author reply 239-40. 2004
  43. ncbi request reprint Re: de Leval J. Novel surgical technique for the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence: transobturator vaginal tape inside-out. Eur Urol 2003;44:724-30
    Annette Kuhn
    Eur Urol 46:136. 2004