Anthony G Visco

Summary

Affiliation: Duke University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Matrix metalloproteinase-9 genetic polymorphisms and the risk for advanced pelvic organ prolapse
    Jennifer M Wu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Urogynecology, Center for Human Genetics, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27707, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 120:587-93. 2012
  2. pmc Anticholinergic therapy vs. onabotulinumtoxina for urgency urinary incontinence
    Anthony G Visco
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27707, USA
    N Engl J Med 367:1803-13. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Robotic gynecologic surgery
    Anthony G Visco
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:1369-84. 2008
  4. pmc The role of preoperative urodynamic testing in stress-continent women undergoing sacrocolpopexy: the Colpopexy and Urinary Reduction Efforts (CARE) randomized surgical trial
    Anthony G Visco
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, P O Box 3192, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:607-14. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Abdominal sacrocolpopexy with Burch colposuspension to reduce urinary stress incontinence
    Linda Brubaker
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Ill, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:1557-66. 2006
  6. doi request reprint Symptomatic and anatomic 1-year outcomes after robotic and abdominal sacrocolpopexy
    Nazema Y Siddiqui
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 206:435.e1-5. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Oral antibiotics to prevent postoperative urinary tract infection: a randomized controlled trial
    Alexis A Dieter
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
    Obstet Gynecol 123:96-103. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Treatment for urinary tract infection after midurethral sling: a retrospective study comparing patients who receive short-term postoperative catheterization and patients who pass a void trial on the day of surgery
    Alexis A Dieter
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3616, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 18:175-8. 2012
  9. pmc Anticholinergic versus botulinum toxin A comparison trial for the treatment of bothersome urge urinary incontinence: ABC trial
    Anthony G Visco
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:184-96. 2012
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. pmc Matrix metalloproteinase-9 genetic polymorphisms and the risk for advanced pelvic organ prolapse
    Jennifer M Wu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Urogynecology, Center for Human Genetics, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 27707, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 120:587-93. 2012
    ..Because increased MMP9 activity in vaginal tissue has been associated with pelvic organ prolapse (POP), we sought to comprehensively estimate MMP9 genetic variants and the risk for advanced prolapse...
  2. pmc Anticholinergic therapy vs. onabotulinumtoxina for urgency urinary incontinence
    Anthony G Visco
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27707, USA
    N Engl J Med 367:1803-13. 2012
    ..Anticholinergic medications and onabotulinumtoxinA are used to treat urgency urinary incontinence, but data directly comparing the two types of therapy are needed...
  3. doi request reprint Robotic gynecologic surgery
    Anthony G Visco
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:1369-84. 2008
    ..Well-designed, prospective studies with well-defined clinical, long-term outcomes, including complications, cost, pain, return to normal activity, and quality of life, are needed to fully assess the value of this new technology...
  4. pmc The role of preoperative urodynamic testing in stress-continent women undergoing sacrocolpopexy: the Colpopexy and Urinary Reduction Efforts (CARE) randomized surgical trial
    Anthony G Visco
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, P O Box 3192, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:607-14. 2008
    ..Future research is warranted in this patient population to evaluate other treatment options to refine predictions and further reduce the risk of postoperative stress incontinence...
  5. ncbi request reprint Abdominal sacrocolpopexy with Burch colposuspension to reduce urinary stress incontinence
    Linda Brubaker
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Ill, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:1557-66. 2006
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Symptomatic and anatomic 1-year outcomes after robotic and abdominal sacrocolpopexy
    Nazema Y Siddiqui
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 206:435.e1-5. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare symptomatic and anatomic outcomes 1 year after robotic vs abdominal sacrocolpopexy...
  7. doi request reprint Oral antibiotics to prevent postoperative urinary tract infection: a randomized controlled trial
    Alexis A Dieter
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
    Obstet Gynecol 123:96-103. 2014
    ..To evaluate whether nitrofurantoin prophylaxis prevents postoperative urinary tract infection (UTI) in patients receiving transurethral catheterization after pelvic reconstructive surgery...
  8. doi request reprint Treatment for urinary tract infection after midurethral sling: a retrospective study comparing patients who receive short-term postoperative catheterization and patients who pass a void trial on the day of surgery
    Alexis A Dieter
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Box 3616, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 18:175-8. 2012
    ....
  9. pmc Anticholinergic versus botulinum toxin A comparison trial for the treatment of bothersome urge urinary incontinence: ABC trial
    Anthony G Visco
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Contemp Clin Trials 33:184-96. 2012
    ..The results have the potential to fundamentally change the therapeutic approach to this condition...
  10. 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...
  11. doi request reprint Short-term outcomes of robotic sacrocolpopexy compared with abdominal sacrocolpopexy
    Elizabeth J Geller
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7570, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:1201-6. 2008
    ..To compare short-term outcomes of robotic sacrocolpopexy with abdominal sacrocolpopexy for vaginal vault prolapse...
  12. pmc Prevalence of symptomatic pelvic floor disorders in US women
    Ingrid Nygaard
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine, 30 N 1900 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84132 2209, USA
    JAMA 300:1311-6. 2008
    ..No national prevalence estimates derived from the same population-based sample exists for multiple pelvic floor disorders in women in the United States...
  13. ncbi request reprint Mesh erosion in abdominal sacral colpopexy with and without concomitant hysterectomy
    Jennifer M Wu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:1418-22. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine risk factors for mesh erosion, including concomitant hysterectomy, in abdominal sacral colpopexies...
  14. 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...
  15. doi request reprint Maternal outcomes associated with planned vaginal versus planned primary cesarean delivery
    Elizabeth J Geller
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, CB 7570, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7570, USA
    Am J Perinatol 27:675-83. 2010
    ..For healthy primiparous women, planned cesarean delivery decreases certain morbidities. Labored cesarean delivery had increased risks compared with both vaginal delivery and unlabored cesarean delivery...
  16. doi request reprint Cost-minimization analysis of robotic-assisted, laparoscopic, and abdominal sacrocolpopexy
    John P Judd
    Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 17:493-9. 2010
    ..To perform a cost-minimization analysis comparing robotic-assisted, laparoscopic, and abdominal sacrocolpopexy...
  17. ncbi request reprint Occiput posterior fetal head position increases the risk of anal sphincter injury in vacuum-assisted deliveries
    Jennifer M Wu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:525-8; discussion 528-9. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether an occiput posterior (OP) fetal head position increases the risk for anal sphincter injury when compared with an occiput anterior (OA) position in vacuum-assisted deliveries...
  18. ncbi request reprint Gene expression in the rectus abdominus muscle of patients with and without pelvic organ prolapse
    Andrew F Hundley
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:220.e1-7. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to compare gene expression in a group of actin and myosin-related proteins in the rectus muscle of 15 patients with pelvic organ prolapse and 13 controls...
  19. ncbi request reprint Non-surgical management of stress urinary incontinence: ambulatory treatments for leakage associated with stress (ATLAS) trial
    Holly E Richter
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Women s Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Bermingham, Alabama 35249 7333, USA
    Clin Trials 4:92-101. 2007
    ..Non-surgical treatment for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is recommended as first-line therapy, yet few prospective studies and no randomized trials compare the most common non-surgical treatments for SUI...
  20. ncbi request reprint Adequacy of urine cytology specimens: an assessment of collection techniques
    Andrew F Hundley
    Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18:997-1001. 2007
    ..03). No cytologic abnormalities were diagnosed. Whereas both spontaneously voided and post-CMG specimens were consistently adequate for interpretation, spontaneous voided specimens were optimal with regard to maximizing cell count/hpf...
  21. pmc Characterizing the phenotype of advanced pelvic organ prolapse
    Pamela J Levin
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University, Durham, NC 27707, USA
    Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 18:299-302. 2012
    ..Genetic studies require a clearly defined phenotype to reach valid conclusions. Our aim was to characterize the phenotype of advanced prolapse by comparing women with stage III to IV prolapse with controls without prolapse...
  22. pmc Comprehensive analysis of LAMC1 genetic variants in advanced pelvic organ prolapse
    Jennifer M Wu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Urogynecology, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 206:447.e1-6. 2012
    ..We sought to comprehensively evaluate the association of laminin gamma-1 (LAMC1) and advance pelvic organ prolapse...
  23. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of clean intermittent self-catheterization versus suprapubic catheterization after urogynecologic surgery
    Mary L Jannelli
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:72.e1-4. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the risk of significant bacteruria between clean intermittent self-catheterization (CISC) and suprapubic catheterization (SPC) after urogynecologic surgery...
  24. ncbi request reprint Microscopic hematuria as a predictive factor for detecting bladder cancer at cystoscopy in women with irritative voiding symptoms
    Jennifer M Wu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:1423-6. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess microscopic hematuria as a predictive factor for detecting bladder cancer at cystoscopy in women with irritative voiding symptoms...
  25. doi request reprint Comparing the risk of urethrolysis for the treatment of voiding dysfunction between two retropubic mesh slings: a case-control study
    Amie Kawasaki
    Division of Urogynecology Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 24:589-94. 2013
    ..Our objective was to compare the odds of urethrolysis for the treatment of voiding dysfunction between two retropubic sling systems...
  26. 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...
  27. ncbi request reprint Validation of telephone administration of 2 condition-specific quality-of-life questionnaires
    Elizabeth J Geller
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7570, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:632.e1-4. 2007
    ..To validate telephone-administered versions of 2 condition-specific quality of life questionnaires: Pelvic Floor Distress Inventory and Pelvic Floor Impact Questionnaire...
  28. ncbi request reprint Skeletal muscle heavy-chain polypeptide 3 and myosin binding protein H in the pubococcygeus muscle in patients with and without pelvic organ prolapse
    Andrew F Hundley
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:1404-10. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare gene expression of skeletal muscle heavy-chain polypeptide 3 (MYH3) and myosin binding protein H (MyBP-H) in the pubococcygeus muscle of patients with pelvic organ prolapse and controls...
  29. ncbi request reprint Cesarean delivery on maternal request: maternal and neonatal outcomes
    Anthony G Visco
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:1517-29. 2006
    ..To review systematically the evidence about maternal and infant outcomes of cesarean delivery on maternal request and planned vaginal delivery...
  30. ncbi request reprint The impact of occiput posterior fetal head position on the risk of anal sphincter injury in forceps-assisted vaginal deliveries
    Lorena Benavides
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7570, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:1702-6. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to assess whether OP position confers an incrementally increased risk for anal sphincter injury above that present with forceps deliveries...
  31. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of Aa point and cotton-tipped swab test as predictors of urodynamic stress incontinence
    Karen Tapp
    Division of Urogynecology Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7570, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:115-9. 2005
    ..To compare the predictive abilities of the Aa point of the pelvic organ prolapse quantification examination and the cotton-tipped swab test straining angle to diagnose urodynamic stress incontinence...
  32. ncbi request reprint Prior cesarean and the risk for placenta previa on second-trimester ultrasonography
    S Katherine Laughon
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:962-5. 2005
    ..To determine whether the increased risk of placenta previa at delivery in patients with a prior cesarean results from an increased risk of abnormal implantation or a lower likelihood of resolution...
  33. ncbi request reprint Early physician experience with laparoscopically assisted vaginal hysterectomy and rates of surgical complications and conversion to laparotomy
    Anthony G Visco
    Division of Gynecologic Specialties, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:1008-12. 2002
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Sexual function in women with urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse
    Matthew D Barber
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 99:281-9. 2002
    ..To compare sexual function in women with urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse and to determine the effects of therapy on sexual function...
  35. ncbi request reprint Elective primary cesarean delivery: attitudes of urogynecology and maternal-fetal medicine specialists
    Jennifer M Wu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7570, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:301-6. 2005
    ..To compare the attitudes of urogynecology and maternal-fetal medicine specialists in the United States regarding elective primary cesarean delivery...
  36. ncbi request reprint Comparison of measurements obtained with microtip and external water pressure transducers
    Andrew F Hundley
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Urogynecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, CB 7570, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7570, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 15:276-80. 2004
    ..As similar correlation should exist in vivo, urodynamic data generated by the two transducer types should be comparable...
  37. ncbi request reprint Differential gene expression in pubococcygeus muscle from patients with pelvic organ prolapse
    Anthony G Visco
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC 27710, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:102-12. 2003
    ..This study was undertaken to compare differential gene expression in the pubococcygeus muscle in patients with pelvic organ prolapse and controls...
  38. ncbi request reprint Effects of examination technique modifications on pelvic organ prolapse quantification (POP-Q) results
    Anthony G Visco
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 4036 Old Clinic Building, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 14:136-40. 2003
    ..They also emphasize the value of the standing examination to observe the maximum extent of pelvic organ prolapse...
  39. pmc Gastrointestinal complications following abdominal sacrocolpopexy for advanced pelvic organ prolapse
    William E Whitehead
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:78.e1-7. 2007
    ..The aims of this secondary analysis of the "Colpopexy And Urinary Reduction Efforts" (CARE) study were to estimate the incidence of postoperative gastrointestinal complications and identify risk factors...