Evan R Myers

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Age trends in the prevalence of cervical squamous intraepithelial lesions among HIV-positive women in Cameroon: a cross-sectional study
    Julius Atashili
    University of Buea, Box 63, Molyko Buea, Cameroon
    BMC Res Notes 5:590. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Influence of timing of seasonal influenza vaccination on effectiveness and cost-effectiveness in pregnancy
    Evan R Myers
    Division of Clinical and Epidemiological Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:S128-40. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Clomiphene, metformin, or both for infertility in the polycystic ovary syndrome
    Richard S Legro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, M S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:551-66. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Primary surgery versus chemoradiation in the treatment of IB2 cervical carcinoma: a cost effectiveness analysis
    Elizabeth L Jewell
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 107:532-40. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Management of uterine leiomyomata: what do we really know?
    Evan R Myers
    Evidence Based Practice Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 100:8-17. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint The Pregnancy in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome study: baseline characteristics of the randomized cohort including racial effects
    Richard S Legro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    Fertil Steril 86:914-33. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Reducing ovarian cancer mortality through screening: Is it possible, and can we afford it?
    Laura J Havrilesky
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 111:179-87. 2008
  8. pmc Fertility patients' views about frozen embryo disposition: results of a multi-institutional U.S. survey
    Anne Drapkin Lyerly
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University, Box 3040, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Fertil Steril 93:499-509. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Cost effectiveness of a test to detect metastases for endometrial cancer
    Laura J Havrilesky
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 112:526-30. 2009
  10. pmc Determination of quality of life-related utilities for health states relevant to ovarian cancer diagnosis and treatment
    Laura J Havrilesky
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham NC 27710, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 113:216-20. 2009

Detail Information

Publications43

  1. pmc Age trends in the prevalence of cervical squamous intraepithelial lesions among HIV-positive women in Cameroon: a cross-sectional study
    Julius Atashili
    University of Buea, Box 63, Molyko Buea, Cameroon
    BMC Res Notes 5:590. 2012
    ..We assessed the age-specific prevalence of any SIL and SIL requiring colposcopy in HIV-positive women in Cameroon...
  2. doi request reprint Influence of timing of seasonal influenza vaccination on effectiveness and cost-effectiveness in pregnancy
    Evan R Myers
    Division of Clinical and Epidemiological Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:S128-40. 2011
    ..Efforts to increase vaccine rates should be concentrated early in the influenza season...
  3. ncbi request reprint Clomiphene, metformin, or both for infertility in the polycystic ovary syndrome
    Richard S Legro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, M S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:551-66. 2007
    ..The polycystic ovary syndrome is a common cause of infertility. Clomiphene and insulin sensitizers are used alone and in combination to induce ovulation, but it is unknown whether one approach is superior...
  4. ncbi request reprint Primary surgery versus chemoradiation in the treatment of IB2 cervical carcinoma: a cost effectiveness analysis
    Elizabeth L Jewell
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 107:532-40. 2007
    ..To estimate the relative cost-effectiveness of treatments for patients with FIGO stage IB2 cervical cancer and no evidence of metastasis as determined by combination of positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Management of uterine leiomyomata: what do we really know?
    Evan R Myers
    Evidence Based Practice Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 100:8-17. 2002
    ..To systematically review the literature on the surgical and nonsurgical management of uterine leiomyomata...
  6. ncbi request reprint The Pregnancy in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome study: baseline characteristics of the randomized cohort including racial effects
    Richard S Legro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    Fertil Steril 86:914-33. 2006
    ..To report the baseline characteristics and racial differences in the polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) phenotype from a large multicenter clinical trial (PPCOS)...
  7. doi request reprint Reducing ovarian cancer mortality through screening: Is it possible, and can we afford it?
    Laura J Havrilesky
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 111:179-87. 2008
    ..We wished to estimate the clinical impact and cost-effectiveness of potential screening strategies for ovarian cancer using population-specific data...
  8. pmc Fertility patients' views about frozen embryo disposition: results of a multi-institutional U.S. survey
    Anne Drapkin Lyerly
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University, Box 3040, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Fertil Steril 93:499-509. 2010
    ..To describe fertility patients' preferences for disposition of cryopreserved embryos and determine factors important to these preferences...
  9. doi request reprint Cost effectiveness of a test to detect metastases for endometrial cancer
    Laura J Havrilesky
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 112:526-30. 2009
    ..To estimate the potential cost-effectiveness of a hypothetical test to screen for lymph node metastases in women with newly diagnosed, apparent early stage endometrial cancer...
  10. pmc Determination of quality of life-related utilities for health states relevant to ovarian cancer diagnosis and treatment
    Laura J Havrilesky
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham NC 27710, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 113:216-20. 2009
    ..1) To define a set of health state descriptions related to screening, diagnosis, prognosis, and toxicities relevant to ovarian cancer; (2) To derive a set of quality of life-related utilities to be used for cost-effectiveness analyses...
  11. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of botulinum toxin a versus anticholinergic medications for idiopathic urge incontinence
    Jennifer M Wu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Urol 181:2181-6. 2009
    ..We assessed the cost-effectiveness of botulinum toxin A injection compared to anticholinergic medications for the treatment of idiopathic urge incontinence...
  12. pmc Adherence to nicotine replacement therapy among pregnant smokers
    Laura J Fish
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center and Cancer Prevention, Detection, and Control Research Program, Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, 2424 Erwin Road, Suite 602, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:514-8. 2009
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  13. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis of annual screening strategies for endometrial cancer
    Laura J Havrilesky
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:640.e1-8. 2009
    ..The objective of the study was to determine the cost-effectiveness of annual screening tests for endometrial cancer...
  14. pmc A prospective study of weight gain after premenopausal hysterectomy
    Patricia G Moorman
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Box 2949, Duke University Medical Center, 2424 Ervin Road, Suite 602, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:699-708. 2009
    ..The purpose of this analysis was to assess weight gain in premenopausal women in the first year after hysterectomy compared with a control group of women with intact uteri and ovaries...
  15. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of sacral neuromodulation versus intravesical botulinum A toxin for treatment of refractory urge incontinence
    Nazema Y Siddiqui
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Urol 182:2799-804. 2009
    ..We determined the cost-effectiveness of sacral neuromodulation vs intravesical botulinum toxin A for the treatment of refractory urge incontinence...
  16. doi request reprint Optimal timing of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator implantation after myocardial infarction: a decision analysis
    Jonathan P Piccini
    Duke Clinical Research Institute and the Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 21:791-8. 2010
    ..The optimal timing of implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) placement for the primary prevention of sudden cardiac death after myocardial infarction (MI) remains unknown...
  17. doi request reprint Impact of a chemoresponse assay on treatment costs for recurrent ovarian cancer
    Laura J Havrilesky
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:160.e1-7. 2010
    ..We sought to estimate mean costs of chemotherapy treatment for recurrent ovarian cancer with or without use of a chemoresponse assay...
  18. doi request reprint Development of an ovarian cancer screening decision model that incorporates disease heterogeneity: implications for potential mortality reduction
    Laura J Havrilesky
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Cancer 117:545-53. 2011
    ..The objective of the current study was to estimate the impact of a 2-phenotype paradigm of epithelial ovarian cancer on the mortality reduction achievable using available screening technologies...
  19. pmc Reported symptoms before and one year after hysterectomy in African American and white women
    Patricia G Moorman
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27705, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:1035-42. 2011
    ..This report compares reported symptoms in white and African American women before and 1-year after having a hysterectomy with at least one ovary retained...
  20. pmc Predictors of adverse events among pregnant smokers exposed in a nicotine replacement therapy trial
    Geeta K Swamy
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:354.e1-7. 2009
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  21. ncbi request reprint Challenges and solutions for recruiting pregnant smokers into a nicotine replacement therapy trial
    Kathryn I Pollak
    Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cancer Prevention, Detection and Control Research Program, Department of Community and Family Medicine, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 8:547-54. 2006
    ..This paper discusses specific obstacles for recruitment and solutions. Knowing the potential pitfalls to recruiting pregnant women into these trials can lead to better studies and thus improved outcomes...
  22. pmc Nicotine replacement and behavioral therapy for smoking cessation in pregnancy
    Kathryn I Pollak
    Cancer Prevention, Detection and Control Research Program, Comprehensive Cancer Center, Duke University Medical Center, 2424 Erwin Road, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    Am J Prev Med 33:297-305. 2007
    ..This study examines whether adding nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) to cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for pregnant smokers increases rates of smoking cessation...
  23. ncbi request reprint Potential health and economic impact of adding a human papillomavirus vaccine to screening programs
    Shalini L Kulasingam
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Center for Clinical Health Policy Research, Duke University, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    JAMA 290:781-9. 2003
    ..Recently published results suggest that effective vaccines against cervical cancer-associated human papillomavirus (HPV) may become available within the next decade...
  24. ncbi request reprint Histological dating of timed endometrial biopsy tissue is not related to fertility status
    Christos Coutifaris
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Fertil Steril 82:1264-72. 2004
    ..To assess the ability of histological dating to discriminate between women of fertile and infertile couples. The utility of histological dating of endometrium in the evaluation of infertile couples is uncertain...
  25. ncbi request reprint Incidence and risk factors for stroke in pregnancy and the puerperium
    Andra H James
    Divisions of Maternal Fetal Medicine and Epidemiology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:509-16. 2005
    ..To estimate the incidence, mortality, and risk factors for pregnancy-related stroke in the United States...
  26. ncbi request reprint Interobserver and intraobserver variability in the histological dating of the endometrium in fertile and infertile women
    Evan R Myers
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Fertil Steril 82:1278-82. 2004
    ..To assess effects of biopsy timing and fertility status on inter- and intraobserver variability in dating of the endometrium...
  27. ncbi request reprint FDG-PET for management of cervical and ovarian cancer
    Laura J Havrilesky
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3079, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 97:183-91. 2005
    ..To assess the diagnostic performance of Positron Emission Tomography using fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG-PET) in comparison to conventional imaging modalities in the assessment of patients with cervical and ovarian cancer...
  28. ncbi request reprint Estimating live birth rates after ovulation induction in polycystic ovary syndrome: sample size calculations for the pregnancy in polycystic ovary syndrome trial
    Evan R Myers
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, United States
    Contemp Clin Trials 26:271-80. 2005
    ..The PPCOS trial should definitively answer the question of the relative efficacy of metformin, clomiphene, and combination therapy in the treatment of infertile women with PCOS...
  29. ncbi request reprint Prospective data collection of a new procedure by a specialty society: the FIBROID registry
    Evan R Myers
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:44-51. 2005
    ..To describe registry methods and baseline patient demographics from a national sample of women undergoing uterine artery embolization for uterine leiomyomata...
  30. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture as adjunctive therapy in assisted reproduction: remaining uncertainties
    Evan R Myers
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Center for Clinical Health Policy Research, Clinical Research Institute, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Fertil Steril 85:1362-3; discussion 1368-70. 2006
    ..However, additional research addressing remaining scientific and methodologic issues is needed before routine use of acupuncture can be recommended...
  31. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis based on the atypical squamous cells of undetermined significance/low-grade squamous intraepithelial lesion Triage Study (ALTS)
    Shalini L Kulasingam
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:92-100. 2006
    ..We conducted a cost-effectiveness analysis of the ALTS trial to determine whether HPV DNA testing is a cost-effective alternative to immediate colposcopy or conservative management with up to three cytology examinations...
  32. ncbi request reprint Venous thromboembolism during pregnancy and the postpartum period: incidence, risk factors, and mortality
    Andra H James
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:1311-5. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate the incidence, risk factors, and mortality from pregnancy-related venous thromboembolism...
  33. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of extending cervical cancer screening intervals among women with prior normal pap tests
    Shalini L Kulasingam
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:321-8. 2006
    ..We estimated the cost-effectiveness of screening women with 3 or more prior normal tests compared with screening those with no prior tests...
  34. ncbi request reprint Acute myocardial infarction in pregnancy: a United States population-based study
    Andra H James
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Circulation 113:1564-71. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the incidence, mortality, and risk factors for pregnancy-related acute myocardial infarction in the United States...
  35. ncbi request reprint Absence of secretory endometrium after false-positive home urine luteinizing hormone testing
    Peter G McGovern
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark 07103, USA
    Fertil Steril 82:1273-7. 2004
    ..To examine the proportion of cases with proliferative endometrium on biopsies performed after positive home urine LH testing...
  36. pmc Human papillomavirus testing with Pap triage for cervical cancer prevention in Canada: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    Shalini L Kulasingam
    Duke University, Center for Clinical Health Policy Research, Durham, NC, USA
    BMC Med 7:69. 2009
    ..We determined the potential cost-effectiveness of including human papillomavirus tests for cervical cancer screening for Canada and three provinces: Alberta, Newfoundland and Ontario...
  37. pmc Predictors of pregnancy in women with polycystic ovary syndrome
    Mary E Rausch
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:3458-66. 2009
    ..Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common cause of anovulatory infertility. The selection of first-line therapies for ovulation induction is empiric...
  38. ncbi request reprint Effects of race and clinical factors on short-term outcomes of abdominal myomectomy
    Ted M Roth
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, Mississippi 39211, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 101:881-4. 2003
    ..To estimate the effects of race and preoperative uterine anatomy on complication rates after myomectomy...
  39. doi request reprint Cost comparison among robotic, laparoscopic, and open hysterectomy for endometrial cancer
    Jason C Barnett
    Divisions of Gynecologic Oncology and Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 116:685-93. 2010
    ..To use decision modeling to compare the costs associated with robotic, laparoscopic, and open hysterectomy for the treatment of endometrial cancer...
  40. ncbi request reprint Is Burch colposuspension ever cost-effective compared with tension-free vaginal tape for stress incontinence?
    Jennifer M Wu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:62.e1-5. 2007
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of Burch colposuspension compared with tension-free vaginal tape...
  41. pmc Ovulatory response to treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome is associated with a polymorphism in the STK11 gene
    Richard S Legro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pennsylvania State University, M S Hershey Medical Center, 500 University Drive, H103, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:792-800. 2008
    ..Clomiphene and insulin sensitizers such as metformin are used to induce ovulation in polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), but the ovulatory response is variable, and the causes of this variation are poorly understood...
  42. doi request reprint Forecasting the prevalence of pelvic floor disorders in U.S. Women: 2010 to 2050
    Jennifer M Wu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 114:1278-83. 2009
    ..To estimate the number of women who will have symptomatic pelvic floor disorders in the United States from 2010 to 2050...
  43. ncbi request reprint Testing for von Willebrand disease in women with menorrhagia: a systematic review
    Andra James
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 104:381-8. 2004
    ..To review the evidence supporting screening of adult women with menorrhagia for von Willebrand disease...