Malcolm G Munro

Summary

Affiliation: Kaiser Permanente
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Management of heavy menstrual bleeding: is hysterectomy the radical mastectomy of gynecology?
    Malcolm G Munro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 50:324-53. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Endometrial ablation: where have we been? Where are we going?
    Malcolm G Munro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 49:736-66. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint The evolution of uterine surgery
    Malcolm G Munro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 49:713-21. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Oral medroxyprogesterone acetate and combination oral contraceptives for acute uterine bleeding: a randomized controlled trial
    Malcolm G Munro
    Department of Obstetrics, Kaiser Permanente Southern California Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:924-9. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Management of leiomyomas: is there a panacea in Pandora's box?
    Malcolm G Munro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    Fertil Steril 85:40-3; discussion 48-50. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Abnormal uterine bleeding and underlying hemostatic disorders: report of a consensus process
    Malcolm G Munro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Fertil Steril 84:1335-7. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Endometrial ablation for heavy menstrual bleeding
    Malcolm G Munro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 17:381-94. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint The impact of trocar-cannula design and simulated operative manipulation on incisional characteristics: a randomized trial
    Malcolm G Munro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 103:681-5. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Endometrial hydrothermablation: a comparison of short-term clinical effectiveness in patients with normal endometrial cavities and those with intracavitary pathology
    Stacey P Rosenbaum
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Southern California Permanente Medical Group and the Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 12:144-9. 2005
  10. doi request reprint The FIGO systems for nomenclature and classification of causes of abnormal uterine bleeding in the reproductive years: who needs them?
    Malcolm G Munro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Kaiser Permanente, Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 207:259-65. 2012

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. ncbi request reprint Management of heavy menstrual bleeding: is hysterectomy the radical mastectomy of gynecology?
    Malcolm G Munro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 50:324-53. 2007
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Endometrial ablation: where have we been? Where are we going?
    Malcolm G Munro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 49:736-66. 2006
    ..Increased efficiencies should be realized if the procedure could be moved to an office setting...
  3. ncbi request reprint The evolution of uterine surgery
    Malcolm G Munro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 49:713-21. 2006
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Oral medroxyprogesterone acetate and combination oral contraceptives for acute uterine bleeding: a randomized controlled trial
    Malcolm G Munro
    Department of Obstetrics, Kaiser Permanente Southern California Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:924-9. 2006
    ..To compare the efficacy of multidose medroxyprogesterone acetate and a multidose monophasic combined oral contraceptive (OC) for hemodynamically stable women with nongestational, acute uterine bleeding...
  5. ncbi request reprint Management of leiomyomas: is there a panacea in Pandora's box?
    Malcolm G Munro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    Fertil Steril 85:40-3; discussion 48-50. 2006
    ..Appropriate management of uterine leiomyomas should be individualized, considering the related symptoms, as well as the number, size, and location of the tumors and the patient's desire regarding uterine conservation...
  6. ncbi request reprint Abnormal uterine bleeding and underlying hemostatic disorders: report of a consensus process
    Malcolm G Munro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Fertil Steril 84:1335-7. 2005
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Endometrial ablation for heavy menstrual bleeding
    Malcolm G Munro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 17:381-94. 2005
    ..This review evaluates the currently available evidence regarding resectoscopic endometrial ablation (REA) and the various nonresectoscopic endometrial ablation (NREA) techniques used for heavy menstrual bleeding...
  8. ncbi request reprint The impact of trocar-cannula design and simulated operative manipulation on incisional characteristics: a randomized trial
    Malcolm G Munro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 103:681-5. 2004
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Endometrial hydrothermablation: a comparison of short-term clinical effectiveness in patients with normal endometrial cavities and those with intracavitary pathology
    Stacey P Rosenbaum
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Southern California Permanente Medical Group and the Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 12:144-9. 2005
    ..To evaluate preprocedure and postprocedure health related quality of life scores and patient satisfaction of women treated with hydrothermablation for abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) with and without endometrial intracavitary pathology...
  10. doi request reprint The FIGO systems for nomenclature and classification of causes of abnormal uterine bleeding in the reproductive years: who needs them?
    Malcolm G Munro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Kaiser Permanente, Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 207:259-65. 2012
    ....
  11. doi request reprint The structured menstrual history: developing a tool to facilitate diagnosis and aid in symptom management
    Kristen A Matteson
    Division of Research, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women and Infants Hospital, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02905, USA
    Semin Reprod Med 29:423-35. 2011
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  12. doi request reprint The flexible FIGO classification concept for underlying causes of abnormal uterine bleeding
    Malcolm G Munro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    Semin Reprod Med 29:391-9. 2011
    ..This system has been accepted by the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) as a suitable system for widespread international use...
  13. doi request reprint Uterine artery embolization versus occlusion for uterine leiomyomas: a pilot randomized clinical trial
    Eve Cunningham
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 15:301-7. 2008
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  14. ncbi request reprint Intraabdominal pressure and incision parameters associated with a pyramidal laparoscopic trocar-cannula system and the EndoTIP cannula
    Karen B Glass
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California Los Angeles, CHS Room 27 177 10833 Le Conte Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1740, USA
    J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 9:508-13. 2002
    ..To compare intraabdominal pressure and incision characteristics associated with insertion of a disposable pyramidal trocar-cannula system (T-CS) and the EndoTIP threaded cannula, a trocarless, reusable laparoscopic access device...
  15. ncbi request reprint Endometrial ablation with a thermal balloon: the first 10 years
    Malcolm G Munro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, University of California, and Kaiser Permanente Medical Group, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 11:8-22. 2004
    ..Thus BEA seems equivalent to HEA when performed by expert surgeons with respect to most outcomes. Effectiveness studies of the two interventions should be conducted in community settings and should evaluate resource use...
  16. doi request reprint An international response to questions about terminologies, investigation, and management of abnormal uterine bleeding: use of an electronic audience response system
    Malcolm G Munro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    Semin Reprod Med 29:436-45. 2011
    ..Issues related to investigation and hormonal treatment of HMB in low-resource settings were explored by registrants from developing countries...
  17. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of thermal injury to the lower genital tract with radiofrequency resectoscopic surgery
    Malcolm G Munro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 13:36-42. 2006
    ..Identification of mechanisms of thermal injury to the lower genital tract during radiofrequency (RF) resectoscopic surgery...
  18. doi request reprint Complications of hysteroscopic and uterine resectoscopic surgery
    Malcolm G Munro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 37:399-425. 2010
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  19. doi request reprint Classification of menstrual bleeding disorders
    Malcolm G Munro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Kaiser Permanente, Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    Rev Endocr Metab Disord 13:225-34. 2012
    ..Additionally, given the longstanding existence of a confusing array of conflicting definitions, the manuscript describes the FIGO standardized terminology for both normal menstruation and AUB symptoms...
  20. doi request reprint The FIGO classification of causes of abnormal uterine bleeding in the reproductive years
    Malcolm G Munro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and Kaiser Permanente, Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    Fertil Steril 95:2204-8, 2208.e1-3. 2011
    ....
  21. doi request reprint The need for investigations to elucidate causes and effects of abnormal uterine bleeding
    Malcolm G Munro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90027, USA
    Semin Reprod Med 29:410-22. 2011
    ..This should be an important consideration when a range of costly high-technology tests is accessible or when certain tests only have limited availability...
  22. ncbi request reprint Electrosurgery-induced generation of gases: comparison of in vitro rates of production using bipolar and monopolar electrodes
    Malcolm G Munro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 10:252-9. 2003
    ..To compare rates of production of gases generated by VersaPoint bipolar hysteroscopic vaporizing electrodes using normal saline and monopolar vaporizing electrodes using 1.5% glycine...
  23. doi request reprint Economics and energy sources
    Malcolm G Munro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 91356, USA
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 20:319-27. 2013
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  24. doi request reprint Uterine leiomyomas, current concepts: pathogenesis, impact on reproductive health, and medical, procedural, and surgical management
    Malcolm G Munro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 38:703-31. 2011
    ..Such an approach will limit the number of unnecessary and ineffective interventions and, it is hoped, minimize morbidity while optimizing quality of life for affected women...
  25. ncbi request reprint Capacitive coupling: a comparison of measurements in four uterine resectoscopes
    Malcolm G Munro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 11:379-87. 2004
    ..To compare electrosurgical waveform and electrode integrity as variables in the capacitive induction of current to the external sheath of four different resectoscopes...
  26. doi request reprint Surgical simulation: where have we come from? Where are we now? Where are we going?
    Malcolm G Munro
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and The Simulation Center, Kaiser Permenente, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 19:272-83. 2012
    ....
  27. doi request reprint The Surgical Treatments Outcomes Project for Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding: summary of an Agency for Health Research and Quality-sponsored randomized trial of endometrial ablation versus hysterectomy for women with heavy menstrual bleeding
    Malcolm G Munro
    Department of Obstetrics, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Los Angeles Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90027, USA
    Menopause 18:445-52. 2011
    ..8 quality-adjusted life years. Future studies will examine and compare the impact of the study interventions on economic outcomes...
  28. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting capacitive current diversion with a uterine resectoscope: an in vitro study
    Malcolm G Munro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 10:450-60. 2003
    ..To evaluate electrosurgical waveform, generator type, and electrode integrity as variables in capacitive induction of current on the external sheath of a resectoscope in open-circuit conditions...
  29. doi request reprint FIGO classification system (PALM-COEIN) for causes of abnormal uterine bleeding in nongravid women of reproductive age
    Malcolm G Munro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 113:3-13. 2011
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Use of local anesthesia for office diagnostic and operative hysteroscopy
    Malcolm G Munro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 17:709-18. 2010
    ..However, the ideal approach to local uterine anesthesia has/have yet to be determined...
  31. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic access: complications, technologies, and techniques
    Malcolm G Munro
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 14:365-74. 2002
    ..To review laparoscopic access systems, insertion techniques, and the risks of complications associated with their use...
  32. ncbi request reprint Randomized comparison of the effect of manipulation on incisional parameters associated with a pyramidal laparoscopic trocar-cannula system and the EndoTIP cannula
    Karen B Glass
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 10:412-4. 2003
    ..97 mm(2)). Thus cannula manipulation had no effect on wound area and an adverse effect on maximum wound length for the threaded cannula only. Despite movement, the muscle damage score remained significantly less for the threaded cannula...
  33. ncbi request reprint Myolysis of uterine fibroids: is there a role?
    Errico Zupi
    Department of Obstetrics, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 49:821-33. 2006
    ..Clearly, longer term appropriately designed comparative trials are required that evaluate and compare myolysis with myomectomy, uterine artery embolization, and hysterectomy, to name a few...
  34. ncbi request reprint Peer review
    Malcolm G Munro
    J Am Assoc Gynecol Laparosc 9:403-4. 2002
  35. ncbi request reprint A process designed to lead to international agreement on terminologies and definitions used to describe abnormalities of menstrual bleeding
    Ian S Fraser
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Fertil Steril 87:466-76. 2007
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Abnormal uterine bleeding: getting our terminology straight
    Ian S Fraser
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Queen Elizabeth 11 Research Institute foe Mothers and Infants, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 19:591-5. 2007
    ..It also attempts to put usage of modern terminologies in an historical context with important lessons for current usage...
  37. doi request reprint Adhesive-reducing agents
    Malcolm G Munro
    Fertil Steril 89:1846. 2008
  38. ncbi request reprint Hysterectomy compared with endometrial ablation for dysfunctional uterine bleeding: a randomized controlled trial
    Kay Dickersin
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:1279-89. 2007
    ..To compare the effectiveness of hysterectomy and endometrial ablation in women with dysfunctional uterine bleeding...
  39. ncbi request reprint Endometrial thickness measured by ultrasound scan in women with uterine outlet obstruction due to intrauterine or upper cervical adhesions
    Sin Ting Lo
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Queen Elizabeth II Research Institute for Mothers and Infants, University of Sydney, NSW 2006 Australia
    Hum Reprod 23:306-9. 2008
    ..Haematometra are rarely found in these women. We tested the hypothesis that women with localized adhesions occluding the uterine outlet (but not affecting the upper uterine cavity) will have much thinner endometrium than controls...