R P Goldberg

Summary

Affiliation: Evanston Northwestern Healthcare
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Do alterations in vaginal dimensions after reconstructive pelvic surgeries affect the risk for dyspareunia?
    Yoram Abramov
    Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Evanston Continence Center, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Ill, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:1573-7. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Protective effect of suburethral slings on postoperative cystocele recurrence after reconstructive pelvic operation
    R P Goldberg
    Department of Evanston Continence Center, Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Northwestern University Medical School, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Illinois, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 185:1307-12; discussion 1312-3. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint The tensile strength of Cooper's ligament suturing: comparison of abdominal and transvaginal techniques
    Roger P Goldberg
    Division of Urogynecology, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Northwestern University Medical School, Evanston, IL, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 15:425-7; discussion 428. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Delivery mode is a major environmental determinant of stress urinary incontinence: results of the Evanston-Northwestern Twin Sisters Study
    Roger P Goldberg
    Evanston Continence Center, Northwestern University Medical School, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:2149-53. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Urinary incontinence after multiple gestation and delivery: impact on quality of life
    R P Goldberg
    Evanston Continence Center, Northwestern University Medical School, 1000 Central Street, Suite 730, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 16:334-6. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of anal incontinence among mothers of multiples and analysis of risk factors
    Roger P Goldberg
    Evanston Continence Center, Northwestern University Medical School, 1000 Central Street, Suite 730, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:1627-30; discussion 1630-1. 2003
  7. doi request reprint Cystoscopy for lower urinary tract symptoms in urogynecologic practice: the likelihood of finding bladder cancer
    Roger P Goldberg
    Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Medical School, Evanston, IL, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:991-4. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Urinary incontinence among mothers of multiples: the protective effect of cesarean delivery
    Roger P Goldberg
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Northwestern University Medical School, IL 60201, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:1447-50; discussion 1450-3. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Anterior or posterior sacrospinous vaginal vault suspension: long-term anatomic and functional evaluation
    R P Goldberg
    Evanston Continence Center, Northwestern University Medical School, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 98:199-204. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Pathophysiology of the overactive bladder
    Roger P Goldberg
    Evanston Continence Center, Northwestern University Medical School, Evanston, Illinois, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 45:182-92. 2002

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. ncbi request reprint Do alterations in vaginal dimensions after reconstructive pelvic surgeries affect the risk for dyspareunia?
    Yoram Abramov
    Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Evanston Continence Center, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Ill, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:1573-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether changes in vaginal dimensions after transvaginal reconstructive pelvic surgeries affect the risk for postoperative dyspareunia...
  2. ncbi request reprint Protective effect of suburethral slings on postoperative cystocele recurrence after reconstructive pelvic operation
    R P Goldberg
    Department of Evanston Continence Center, Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Northwestern University Medical School, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Illinois, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 185:1307-12; discussion 1312-3. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the independent effect of suburethral sling placement on the risk of cystocele recurrence after pelvic reconstructive operation...
  3. ncbi request reprint The tensile strength of Cooper's ligament suturing: comparison of abdominal and transvaginal techniques
    Roger P Goldberg
    Division of Urogynecology, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Northwestern University Medical School, Evanston, IL, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 15:425-7; discussion 428. 2004
    ..Transvaginal sutures were associated with greater likelihood of ligament 'pullout' before suture breakage under maximal load; however, the clinical implications of this finding are uncertain...
  4. ncbi request reprint Delivery mode is a major environmental determinant of stress urinary incontinence: results of the Evanston-Northwestern Twin Sisters Study
    Roger P Goldberg
    Evanston Continence Center, Northwestern University Medical School, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:2149-53. 2005
    ..We studied a large cohort of identical twin sisters, utilizing the unique properties of a twin research design to explore the relationship between obstetrical delivery mode and stress urinary incontinence...
  5. ncbi request reprint Urinary incontinence after multiple gestation and delivery: impact on quality of life
    R P Goldberg
    Evanston Continence Center, Northwestern University Medical School, 1000 Central Street, Suite 730, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 16:334-6. 2005
    ..4 vs 2.2, p=0.0001), and mixed incontinence (9.3 vs 2.7, p=0.0001). In conclusion, among "mothers of multiples," stress and urge urinary incontinence were associated with strongly adverse effects on QOL at a young age...
  6. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of anal incontinence among mothers of multiples and analysis of risk factors
    Roger P Goldberg
    Evanston Continence Center, Northwestern University Medical School, 1000 Central Street, Suite 730, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:1627-30; discussion 1630-1. 2003
    ..The object of this study was to determine the prevalence of anal incontinence among women with previous multiple pregnancy and childbirth and assess risk factors...
  7. doi request reprint Cystoscopy for lower urinary tract symptoms in urogynecologic practice: the likelihood of finding bladder cancer
    Roger P Goldberg
    Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University Medical School, Evanston, IL, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:991-4. 2008
    ..However, its expense and inconvenience must clearly be weighed against its potential yield...
  8. ncbi request reprint Urinary incontinence among mothers of multiples: the protective effect of cesarean delivery
    Roger P Goldberg
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Northwestern University Medical School, IL 60201, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:1447-50; discussion 1450-3. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the impact of delivery mode on the risk of urinary incontinence among women with previous multiple childbirth...
  9. ncbi request reprint Anterior or posterior sacrospinous vaginal vault suspension: long-term anatomic and functional evaluation
    R P Goldberg
    Evanston Continence Center, Northwestern University Medical School, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 98:199-204. 2001
    ..To compare vaginal anatomy and sexual function after the conventional posterior and anterior sacrospinous vault suspension...
  10. ncbi request reprint Pathophysiology of the overactive bladder
    Roger P Goldberg
    Evanston Continence Center, Northwestern University Medical School, Evanston, Illinois, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 45:182-92. 2002
  11. ncbi request reprint Early-stage ovarian carcinoma presenting with irritative voiding symptoms and urge incontinence
    R P Goldberg
    Evanston Northwestern Hospital, Illinois, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 12:342-4. 2001
    ..This report highlights the importance of considering ovarian neoplasm as a relatively uncommon but critically important etiology accounting for these common female urologic complaints...
  12. ncbi request reprint Transvaginal therapy of genuine stress incontinence
    S Koduri
    Evanston Continence Center, Evanston, Illinois, USA
    Urology 56:23-7. 2000
    ..Additional follow-up is required to see if these minimally invasive techniques produce successful results in the long term...
  13. ncbi request reprint Comparison of microtransducer and fiberoptic catheters for urodynamic studies
    P J Culligan
    Evanston Continence Center, Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Northwestern University Medical School, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, Illinois, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 98:253-7. 2001
    ..To assess the validity and reproducibility of a fiberoptic transducer urodynamic catheter for urethral closure pressure profiles and leak point pressure determination, using a microtransducer catheter as the standard...
  14. ncbi request reprint Electromagnetic pelvic floor stimulation: applications for the gynecologist
    R P Goldberg
    Evanston Continence Center, Northwestern University Medical School, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Illinois, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 55:715-20. 2000
    ..This article reviews the use of electromagnetic stimulation for treatment of common urogynecologic conditions, and provides an historical overview of the therapeutic application of electromagnetic energy...
  15. ncbi request reprint Detrusor overactivity and urge urinary incontinence [corrected] following midurethral versus bladder sling procedures
    Sylvia M Botros
    Evanston Continence Center, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:2144-8. 2005
    ..The objective of the study was to compare detrusor overactivity and urge urinary incontinence rates after midurethral slings versus bladder neck slings...
  16. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for female anal incontinence: new insight through the Evanston-Northwestern twin sisters study
    Yoram Abramov
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Evanston Continence Center, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Evanston, Illinois, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:726-32. 2005
    ..To evaluate risk factors for anal incontinence using an identical twin sisters study design to provide control over genetic variance...
  17. ncbi request reprint TVT versus SPARC: comparison of outcomes for two midurethral tape procedures
    Sanjay Gandhi
    North Shore Urogynecology, 351 S Greenleaf Ave, Suite E, Park City, IL, 60085, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 17:125-30. 2006
    ..As new midurethral sling products are introduced, prospective randomized controlled trials should be conducted to evaluate their relative efficacy and safety...
  18. doi request reprint Impact of hysterectomy on stress urinary incontinence: an identical twin study
    Jay James R Miller
    Miller Urogynecology, Bloomington, IL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:565.e1-4. 2008
    ..This study uses the unique properties of twin research design to evaluate whether hysterectomy impacts stress urinary incontinence (SUI)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effect of parity on sexual function: an identical twin study
    Sylvia M Botros
    Division of Urogynecology, Evanston Continence Center, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Evanston, Illinois, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:765-70. 2006
    ..To assess the impact of childbirth on female sexual function by using an identical twin study design...
  20. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical characterization of vaginal versus abdominal surgical wound healing in the rabbit
    Yoram Abramov
    Division of Urogynecology, Evanston Continence Center, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:1472-7. 2006
    ..The objective of the study was to compare biomechanical properties of vaginal versus abdominal surgical wound healing in the rabbit...
  21. ncbi request reprint Is transobturator tape as effective as tension-free vaginal tape in patients with borderline maximum urethral closure pressure?
    Jay James R Miller
    Evanston Continence Center, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Evanston, IL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1799-804. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare transobturator tape (MONARC) with tension-free vaginal tape in patients with borderline low maximum urethral closure pressure...
  22. ncbi request reprint Detrusor overactivity and urge urinary incontinence following trans obturator versus midurethral slings
    Sylvia M Botros
    Evanston Continence Center, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Evanston, Illinois, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 26:42-5. 2007
    ..To compare the rates of resolution of detrusor overactivity (DO) and subjective urge urinary incontinence (UUI) as well as de novo DO and UUI between the Monarc, TVT, and SPARC midurethral sling procedures...
  23. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of Zoon's vulvitis with high potency topical steroid
    Sylvia M Botros
    Evanston Continence Center, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 1000 Central Street, Evanston, IL, 60201, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 17:178-9. 2006
    ..Complete resolution of her symptoms and lesions occurred in less than 1 week. No recurrence of her symptoms has occurred after 9 months. Zoon's vulvitis may be successfully and expeditiously treated with high potency topical steroids...
  24. ncbi request reprint The use of intraoperative cystoscopy in major vaginal and urogynecologic surgeries
    Christina H Kwon
    Evanston Continence Center, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Northwestern University Medical School, Ill 60201, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:1466-71; discussion 1471-2. 2002
    ..Our purpose was to examine the frequency of significant intraoperative cystoscopic findings during major vaginal reconstructive and urogynecologic surgeries...
  25. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial comparing a modified Burch procedure and a suburethral sling: long-term follow-up
    Patrick J Culligan
    Evanston Continence Center, Northwestern University Medical School, Evanston, Illinois, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 14:229-33; discussion 233. 2003
    ..In terms of voiding function and stress incontinence cure, there were no differences between groups undergoing modified Burch or sling procedures for treatment of urodynamic stress incontinence with low-pressure urethra...
  26. ncbi request reprint The development of pelvic organ prolapse following isolated Burch retropubic urethropexy
    Christina H Kwon
    Department of Obstetrics Gynecology, Division of Urogynecology, New York University, 550 First Avenue, NBV9E2, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 14:321-5; discussion 325. 2003
    ..The majority of patients undergoing an isolated Tanagho modification Burch procedure without preoperative prolapse do not appear to be placed at increased risk for subsequent operative intervention...
  27. ncbi request reprint Incidence of pubic osteomyelitis after bladder neck suspension using bone anchors
    Roger P Goldberg
    Evanston Continence Center, Northwestern University Medical School, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    Urology 63:704-8. 2004
    ..To determine the incidence of pubic osteomyelitis after bladder neck suspension using suprapubic bone anchors...
  28. ncbi request reprint Chronic pelvic actinomycosis following a bone anchored sling procedure
    Yoram Abramov
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Evanston Continence Center, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    J Urol 171:2381. 2004
  29. ncbi request reprint Foley versus intermittent self-catheterization after transvaginal sling surgery: which works best?
    Sanjay Gandhi
    Evanston Continence Center, Northwestern University Medical School, Evanston, Illinois, USA
    Urology 64:53-7. 2004
    ..To determine whether the duration of catheter use differed between subjects using clean intermittent self-catheterization and those using continuous Foley catheterization after transvaginal sling surgery...
  30. ncbi request reprint Elective cesarean section to prevent anal incontinence and brachial plexus injuries associated with macrosomia--a decision analysis
    Patrick J Culligan
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women s Health, Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, University of Louisville Health Sciences Center, 315 East Broadway M 18, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 16:19-28; discussion 28. 2005
    ..However, the monetary costs in our analysis were sensitive to the probability estimates of urinary incontinence following C-section and vaginal delivery and the cost estimates for urinary incontinence, vaginal delivery, and C-section...
  31. ncbi request reprint Site-specific rectocele repair compared with standard posterior colporrhaphy
    Yoram Abramov
    Evanston Continence Center, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, 1000 Central Street, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:314-8. 2005
    ..To compare the anatomic and functional outcomes of site-specific rectocele repair and standard posterior colporrhaphy...
  32. ncbi request reprint The overactive bladder and quality of life
    Lee B Epstein
    Evanston Continence Center, Northwestern University Medical School, Evanston, Illinois, USA
    Int J Fertil Womens Med 50:30-6. 2005
    ..The introduction of validated, condition-specific QOL questionnaires has enhanced our ability to measure these subjective dimensions of OAB, and to assess their response to therapeutic interventions...
  33. ncbi request reprint Factors influencing the long-term success of periurethral collagen therapy in the office
    Sumana Koduri
    Division of Urogynecology, Evanston Continence Center, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 17:346-51. 2006
    ..A retrospective study was undertaken to evaluate the factors involved in the long-term success of glutaraldehyde crosslinked bovine collagen used for periurethral bulking in the office...
  34. ncbi request reprint Histopathologic changes of porcine dermis xenografts for transvaginal suburethral slings
    Sanjay Gandhi
    Evanston Continence Center, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Ill, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:1643-8. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the histopathologic changes of HMDI (Hexamethylene di-isocyanate) cross-linked porcine dermis grafts used for suburethral sling surgery...
  35. ncbi request reprint A prospective randomized trial using solvent dehydrated fascia lata for the prevention of recurrent anterior vaginal wall prolapse
    Sanjay Gandhi
    Evanston Continence Center, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Ill, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:1649-54. 2005
    ..This study was undertaken to compare outcomes after anterior colporrhaphy with and without a solvent dehydrated cadaveric fascia lata graft...
  36. ncbi request reprint Histologic characterization of vaginal vs. abdominal surgical wound healing in a rabbit model
    Yoram Abramov
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Technion University Medical School, Haifa, Israel
    Wound Repair Regen 15:80-6. 2007
    ..A transient fibrinous crust forms in the abdomen but not in the vagina 4-7 days after wounding. The modified histologic scoring system described here was found to be reliable and reproducible...
  37. ncbi request reprint Eosinophilic cystitis after bladder instillation with dimethyl sulfoxide
    Yoram Abramov
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Evanston Continence Center, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    Urology 63:1182-3. 2004
    ..Urologists should bear in mind this clinical entity, particularly when DMSO is administered to patients with multiple drug allergies...
  38. ncbi request reprint The impact of the overactive bladder syndrome on sexual function: a preliminary report from the Multicenter Assessment of Transdermal Therapy in Overactive Bladder with Oxybutynin trial
    Peter K Sand
    Evanston Continence Center, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1730-5. 2006
    ..The objective of the study was to determine the impact of overactive bladder on sexual function from a preliminary analysis of the Multicenter Assessment of Transdermal Therapy in Overactive Bladder with Oxybutynin study...
  39. ncbi request reprint Extracorporeal electromagnetic stimulation for urinary incontinence and bladder disease
    Roger P Goldberg
    Evanston Continence Center, Evanston Northwestern Hospital, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 539:453-65. 2003
  40. ncbi request reprint The effect of preemptive pudendal nerve blockade on pain after transvaginal pelvic reconstructive surgery
    Yoram Abramov
    Division of Urogynecology, Evanston Continence Center, and Division of Anesthesia, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:782-8. 2005
    ..To assess the effect of preemptive pudendal nerve blockade on pain and consumption of narcotic analgesia following transvaginal pelvic reconstructive surgery...
  41. doi request reprint Pelvic floor fitness using lay instructors
    Linda Brubaker
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois 60153, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:1298-304. 2008
    ..Typically, pelvic muscle training for women with pelvic floor disorders is provided by medical personnel. We sought to evaluate the feasibility and symptom improvement after a nonmedical pelvic muscle training class in a prospective cohort...