Elizabeth A Stewart

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Affiliation: Mayo Clinic
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Uterine artery embolization versus myomectomy: a multicenter comparative study
    Scott C Goodwin
    Department of Veterans Affairs, The University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Fertil Steril 85:14-21. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound surgery
    Susan B A Hudson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55901, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 51:159-66. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Sustained relief of leiomyoma symptoms by using focused ultrasound surgery
    Elizabeth A Stewart
    Departments of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology and Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:279-87. 2007
  4. pmc Magnetic resonance elastography of uterine leiomyomas: a feasibility study
    Elizabeth A Stewart
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Fertil Steril 95:281-4. 2011
  5. pmc Expression profiling of uterine leiomyomata cytogenetic subgroups reveals distinct signatures in matched myometrium: transcriptional profilingof the t(12;14) and evidence in support of predisposing genetic heterogeneity
    Jennelle C Hodge
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 21:2312-29. 2012
  6. pmc Fertility drug use and the risk of ovarian tumors in infertile women: a case-control study
    Albert Asante
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Fertil Steril 99:2031-6. 2013
  7. pmc Uterine leiomyomas: MR imaging-based thermometry and thermal dosimetry during focused ultrasound thermal ablation
    Nathan Mcdannold
    Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 221 Longwood Ave LMRC, 007c, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Radiology 240:263-72. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes of focused ultrasound surgery for the treatment of uterine fibroids
    Elizabeth A Stewart
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Fertil Steril 85:22-9. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Understanding cellular leiomyomas: a case-control study
    F Andrei Taran
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:109.e1-6. 2010
  10. pmc Influence of body size and body fat distribution on risk of uterine leiomyomata in U.S. black women
    Lauren A Wise
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Epidemiology 16:346-54. 2005

Research Grants

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Publications53

  1. ncbi request reprint Uterine artery embolization versus myomectomy: a multicenter comparative study
    Scott C Goodwin
    Department of Veterans Affairs, The University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Fertil Steril 85:14-21. 2006
    ..To determine whether there is significant quality of life score improvement after uterine artery embolization (UAE) and to compare UAE and myomectomy outcomes...
  2. doi request reprint Magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound surgery
    Susan B A Hudson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55901, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 51:159-66. 2008
    ..Magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound surgery is a new noninvasive therapy that has been proven to be both safe and efficacious in the treatment of fibroids...
  3. ncbi request reprint Sustained relief of leiomyoma symptoms by using focused ultrasound surgery
    Elizabeth A Stewart
    Departments of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology and Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:279-87. 2007
    ..To assess several measures of the long-term outcome of magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound surgery for symptomatic uterine leiomyomata...
  4. pmc Magnetic resonance elastography of uterine leiomyomas: a feasibility study
    Elizabeth A Stewart
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Fertil Steril 95:281-4. 2011
    ..To determine the feasibility of performing in vivo magnetic resonance elastography (MRE) for uterine leiomyoma...
  5. pmc Expression profiling of uterine leiomyomata cytogenetic subgroups reveals distinct signatures in matched myometrium: transcriptional profilingof the t(12;14) and evidence in support of predisposing genetic heterogeneity
    Jennelle C Hodge
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Hum Mol Genet 21:2312-29. 2012
    ..This suggests an underlying constitutional genetic predisposition to these somatic changes which could potentially lead to improved personalized management and treatment...
  6. pmc Fertility drug use and the risk of ovarian tumors in infertile women: a case-control study
    Albert Asante
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Fertil Steril 99:2031-6. 2013
    ..To assess the influence of infertility and fertility drugs on risk of ovarian tumors...
  7. pmc Uterine leiomyomas: MR imaging-based thermometry and thermal dosimetry during focused ultrasound thermal ablation
    Nathan Mcdannold
    Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 221 Longwood Ave LMRC, 007c, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Radiology 240:263-72. 2006
    ..To retrospectively evaluate magnetic resonance (MR) imaging-based thermometry and thermal dosimetry during focused ultrasound treatments of uterine leiomyomas (ie, fibroids)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Clinical outcomes of focused ultrasound surgery for the treatment of uterine fibroids
    Elizabeth A Stewart
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Fertil Steril 85:22-9. 2006
    ..To assess outcomes at 6 and 12 months after magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound surgery (MRgFUS) for symptomatic uterine leiomyomas...
  9. ncbi request reprint Understanding cellular leiomyomas: a case-control study
    F Andrei Taran
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:109.e1-6. 2010
    ..Reports exist in which cellular leiomyomas (CLs) appear to have clinical characteristics or genetic profiles similar to leiomyosarcomas. This study aimed to determine whether most CLs differ clinically from typical uterine leiomyomas (ULs)...
  10. pmc Influence of body size and body fat distribution on risk of uterine leiomyomata in U.S. black women
    Lauren A Wise
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, 1010 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Epidemiology 16:346-54. 2005
    ..We prospectively investigated the risk of self-reported uterine leiomyomata in relation to body mass index (BMI), weight change, height, waist and hip circumferences, and waist-to-hip ratio in a large cohort of U.S black women...
  11. pmc Identifying the molecular signature of the interstitial deletion 7q subgroup of uterine leiomyomata using a paired analysis
    Jennelle C Hodge
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Genes Chromosomes Cancer 48:865-85. 2009
    ..This study provides a molecular signature of the del(7q) UL subgroup and will serve as a platform for future studies of tumor pathogenesis...
  12. pmc Age-specific incidence rates for self-reported uterine leiomyomata in the Black Women's Health Study
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:563-8. 2005
    ..We estimated overall and age-specific incidence rates for self-reported uterine leiomyomata in a large cohort of African-American women in the United States...
  13. pmc Risk of uterine leiomyomata in relation to tobacco, alcohol and caffeine consumption in the Black Women's Health Study
    Lauren A Wise
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Hum Reprod 19:1746-54. 2004
    ..Tobacco, alcohol and caffeine consumption may influence risk of uterine leiomyomata via changes in ovarian function or hormone metabolism...
  14. pmc Genome-wide linkage and association analyses implicate FASN in predisposition to Uterine Leiomyomata
    Stacey L Eggert
    Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Hum Genet 91:621-8. 2012
    ..FASN represents the initial UL risk allele identified in white women by a genome-wide, unbiased approach and opens a path to management and potential therapeutic intervention...
  15. ncbi request reprint Uterine leiomyomas: MR imaging-guided focused ultrasound surgery--results of different treatment protocols
    Fiona M Fennessy
    Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Radiology 243:885-93. 2007
    ..To prospectively assess patient response (after 12 months) to magnetic resonance (MR) imaging-guided focused ultrasound surgery in treatment of uterine leiomyomas by using two treatment protocols...
  16. pmc Comparing focused ultrasound and uterine artery embolization for uterine fibroids-rationale and design of the Fibroid Interventions: reducing symptoms today and tomorrow (FIRSTT) trial
    Esther V A Bouwsma
    Center for Uterine Fibroids, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55901, USA
    Fertil Steril 96:704-10. 2011
    ..To present the rationale, design, and methodology of the Fibroid Interventions: Reducing Symptoms Today and Tomorrow (FIRSTT) study...
  17. pmc Understanding adenomyosis: a case control study
    F Andrei Taran
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Fertil Steril 94:1223-8. 2010
    ..To elucidate the clinical profile of adenomyosis by comparison with uterine leiomyomas...
  18. pmc Uterine leiomyomas: MR imaging-guided focused ultrasound surgery--imaging predictors of success
    Zsuzsanna M Lénárd
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    Radiology 249:187-94. 2008
    ..To retrospectively assess the magnetic resonance (MR) imaging predictors of success at reducing uterine leiomyoma volume and achieving patient symptom relief 12 months after MR imaging-guided focused ultrasound surgery...
  19. pmc Perceived racial discrimination and risk of uterine leiomyomata
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Epidemiology 18:747-57. 2007
    ..Black women also report higher levels of racial discrimination. We evaluated the hypothesis that greater exposure to racism increases myoma risk in black women...
  20. pmc Molecular and cytogenetic characterization of plexiform leiomyomata provide further evidence for genetic heterogeneity underlying uterine fibroids
    Jennelle C Hodge
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Pathol 172:1403-10. 2008
    ..We further suggest that plexiform UL should be classified among tumors with extensive hyalinization rather than with "true" epithelioid smooth muscle neoplasms...
  21. ncbi request reprint Does the phase of menstrual cycle affect MR-guided focused ultrasound surgery of uterine leiomyomas?
    Minna J So
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur J Radiol 59:203-7. 2006
    ..To determine whether the phase of menstrual cycle at the time of MR-guided focused ultrasound surgery (MRgFUS) treatment for uterine leiomyomas affects treatment outcome...
  22. pmc Uterine leiomyomata and decreased height: a common HMGA2 predisposition allele
    Jennelle C Hodge
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Hum Genet 125:257-63. 2009
    ..These results indicate HMGA2 has a role in two growth-related phenotypes, UL predisposition and height, of which the former may affect future medical management decisions for many women...
  23. pmc MRI-based thermal dosimetry and diffusion-weighted imaging of MRI-guided focused ultrasound thermal ablation of uterine fibroids
    Magdalini C Pilatou
    Department of Radiology, Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 29:404-11. 2009
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  24. ncbi request reprint The impact of uterine leiomyomas: a national survey of affected women
    Bijan J Borah
    College of Medicine and Division of Healthcare Policy and Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 209:319.e1-319.e20. 2013
    ..We sought to characterize the impact of uterine leiomyomas (fibroids) in a racially diverse sample of women in the United States...
  25. pmc Polycystic ovary syndrome and risk of uterine leiomyomata
    Lauren A Wise
    Slone Epidemiology Center, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Fertil Steril 87:1108-15. 2007
    ..To examine the association between polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and the risk of uterine leiomyomata (UL)...
  26. pmc Characteristics indicating adenomyosis coexisting with leiomyomas: a case-control study
    F Andrei Taran
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St, SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Hum Reprod 25:1177-82. 2010
    ..Adenomyosis is rarely diagnosed before hysterectomy and commonly coexists with uterine leiomyomas. The objective of this study was to identify distinct features of a concurrent diagnosis of adenomyosis in women with uterine leiomyomas...
  27. doi request reprint Magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound of uterine leiomyomas: review of a 12-month outcome of 130 clinical patients
    Krzysztof R Gorny
    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 22:857-64. 2011
    ..To assess 12-month outcomes and safety of clinical magnetic resonance (MR)-guided focused ultrasound (US) treatments of uterine leiomyomas...
  28. ncbi request reprint Unilateral oophorectomy results in compensatory follicular recruitment in the remaining ovary at time of ovarian stimulation for in vitro fertilization
    Zaraq Khan
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota Electronic address
    Fertil Steril 101:722-7. 2014
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  29. ncbi request reprint Submucosal fibroids and the relation to heavy menstrual bleeding and anemia
    Kanchan Puri
    Division of Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 210:38.e1-7. 2014
    ..The objective of the study was to determine the contribution of submucosal fibroids (SMs) to heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB) and anemia among women with HMB...
  30. doi request reprint Thin endometrial stripe does not affect likelihood of achieving pregnancy in clomiphene citrate/intrauterine insemination cycles
    Albert Asante
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota Electronic address
    Fertil Steril 100:1610-4.e1. 2013
    ..To determine whether there is a correlation between preovulatory endometrial stripe thickness (EST) and pregnancy rates in clomiphene citrate (CC)/IUI cycles...
  31. pmc Reassessing hysterectomy
    Elizabeth A Stewart
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mayo Clinic, USA
    Minn Med 95:36-9. 2012
    ..Individualizing therapy and discussing appropriate alternatives to hysterectomy is an important responsibility for all health care providers...
  32. doi request reprint Racial diversity in uterine leiomyoma clinical studies
    F Andrei Taran
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Fertil Steril 94:1500-3. 2010
    ..To examine racial diversity in clinical studies on uterine leiomyomas included in a review of evidence-based practice because of the disproportionate burden of fibroids in Black women...
  33. pmc Reproductive factors, hormonal contraception, and risk of uterine leiomyomata in African-American women: a prospective study
    Lauren A Wise
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:113-23. 2004
    ..No consistent patterns were observed for other forms of hormonal contraception. Reproductive history is an important determinant of leiomyomata risk in premenopausal US Black women. Progestin-only injectables may reduce risk...
  34. ncbi request reprint The relation of annual surgeon case volume to clinical outcomes and resource utilization in abdominal hysterectomy
    Miriam M F Hanstede
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, USA
    J Reprod Med 54:193-202. 2009
    ..To study the relationship of annual surgeon case volume to surgical outcome following hysterectomy...
  35. ncbi request reprint Focused ultrasound treatment of uterine fibroid tumors: safety and feasibility of a noninvasive thermoablative technique
    Elizabeth A Stewart
    Departments of Obstetrics, Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:48-54. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the safety and efficacy of focused ultrasound surgery with magnetic resonance imaging guidance for the noninvasive treatment of uterine leiomyomas...
  36. ncbi request reprint Outcomes for abdominal myomectomies among high-volume surgeons
    Miriam M F Hanstede
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Reprod Med 53:941-6. 2008
    ..To examine the relationship between surgical volume and complications and resource utilization for myomectomy...
  37. ncbi request reprint Avoiding treatment of leiomyosarcomas: the role of magnetic resonance in focused ultrasound surgery
    Amber Samuel
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Fertil Steril 90:850.e9-12. 2008
    ..To report early diagnosis of a uterine leiomyosarcoma during screening for magnetic resonance imaging-guided focused ultrasound surgery (MRgFUS) for leiomyomas...
  38. ncbi request reprint MR imaging-guided focused ultrasound surgery of uterine leiomyomas: a feasibility study
    Clare M C Tempany
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis St, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Radiology 226:897-905. 2003
    ..MR imaging-guided focused ultrasound causes thermocoagulation and necrosis in uterine leiomyomas and is feasible and safe, without serious consequences...
  39. doi request reprint Magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound surgery for leiomyoma-associated infertility
    Esther V A Bouwsma
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Fertil Steril 96:e9-e12. 2011
    ..To describe magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound surgery (FUS) as a treatment for a case of leiomyoma-associated infertility...
  40. ncbi request reprint Focused ultrasound surgery of intramural leiomyomas may facilitate fertility: a case report
    Miriam M F Hanstede
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Fertil Steril 88:497.e5-7. 2007
    ..To describe a successful pregnancy after a change in configuration of the endometrial cavity after magnetic resonance imaging-guided focused ultrasound surgery (MRgFUS) for leiomyomas...
  41. pmc Incidence, time trends, laterality, indications, and pathological findings of unilateral oophorectomy before menopause
    Shannon K Laughlin-Tommaso
    From the 1Division of Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2Department of Surgery 3Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Divisions of 4Biomedical Statistics and Informatics and 5Epidemiology, Department of Health Sciences Research and 6Department of Neurology, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
    Menopause 21:442-9. 2014
    ..Unilateral oophorectomy (UO) is a common surgical practice, yet it remains understudied. We investigated trends in incidence rates, indications, and pathological differences in the right and left ovaries in women younger than 50 years...
  42. ncbi request reprint The genetics of uterine leiomyomata: what clinicians need to know
    Elizabeth A Stewart
    Center for Uterine Fibroids, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:917-21. 2006
    ..The current role of family medical history and future implications of genes relevant to leiomyoma biology will be reviewed...
  43. ncbi request reprint What factors currently limit magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound of leiomyomas? A survey conducted at the first international symposium devoted to clinical magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound
    F Andrei Taran
    Division of Reproductive Endocrinology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Fertil Steril 94:331-4. 2010
    ..To see if clinicians' impressions were influenced by expert opinion on patient selection criteria that influence magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound (MRgFUS) leiomyoma treatment...
  44. pmc Hysterectomy, oophorectomy, estrogen, and the risk of dementia
    Walter A Rocca
    Department of Neurology, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Neurodegener Dis 10:175-8. 2012
    ..The long-term cognitive effects of hysterectomy and oophorectomy remain controversial...
  45. doi request reprint Magnetic resonance-guided focused ultrasound surgery
    Mariam M Al Hilli
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Semin Reprod Med 28:242-9. 2010
    ..MRgFUS has been deemed a safe and effective method of fibroid treatment and offers the advantages of no incisions or blood loss, speedy recovery, and a cost-effective means of treatment...
  46. pmc Uterine cellular leiomyomata with chromosome 1p deletions represent a distinct entity
    Jennelle C Hodge
    Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA Electronic address
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 210:572.e1-7. 2014
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Predictors of subsequent surgery for uterine leiomyomata after abdominal myomectomy
    Elizabeth A Stewart
    Center for Uterine Fibroids and Ob Gyn Epidemiology Center, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 99:426-32. 2002
    ..To study factors associated with an increased risk of subsequent surgery in a cohort of women undergoing abdominal myomectomy...
  48. pmc The impact of race as a risk factor for symptom severity and age at diagnosis of uterine leiomyomata among affected sisters
    Karen L Huyck
    Department of Pathology, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:168.e1-9. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to identify risk factors for uterine leiomyomata (UL) in a racially diverse population of women with a family history of UL, and to evaluate their contribution to disease severity and age at diagnosis...
  49. ncbi request reprint Involvement of fumarate hydratase in nonsyndromic uterine leiomyomas: genetic linkage analysis and FISH studies
    Karen L Gross
    Department of Pathology, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    Genes Chromosomes Cancer 41:183-90. 2004
    ..7 at D1S547, P = 0.04). FISH results showed that one copy of FH was absent in 9 of 11 ULs. These data indicate that loss of FH might be a significant event in the pathogenesis of a subset of nonsyndromic ULs...
  50. ncbi request reprint Uterine fibroids: the elephant in the room
    Cheryl Lyn Walker
    Department of Carcinogenesis, University of Texas and MD Anderson Cancer Center, Park Road 1C, Smithville, TX 78957, USA
    Science 308:1589-92. 2005
    ..As new therapies are developed, the heterogeneity of this disease becomes therapeutically relevant. An awareness of the role of genetics, the extracellular matrix, and hormones in tumor etiology is key to understanding this disease...
  51. ncbi request reprint New interventional techniques for adenomyosis
    Jaron Rabinovici
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Senior Lecturer, Sackler Medical School, Tel Aviv University, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 20:617-36. 2006
    ..Based on the evidence presented in this chapter it seems that adenomyosis has become an entity that might be treatable by new, minimally invasive or non-invasive treatments...
  52. ncbi request reprint Development of a research agenda for uterine artery embolization: proceedings from a multidisciplinary research consensus panel
    James B Spies
    Department of Radiology, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007 2113, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 17:1871-9. 2006
  53. ncbi request reprint The direct and indirect cost burden of clinically significant and symptomatic uterine fibroids
    David W Lee
    Health Economics and Outcomes Research, GE Healthcare, Waukesha, WI, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:493-506. 2007
    ..To estimate direct medical costs and indirect (productivity related) for women age 25 to 54 who had clinically significant and symptomatic uterine fibroids (UF)...

Research Grants1

  1. The FIRSTT Trial: Assessing Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Leiomyoma Therapies
    Elizabeth A Stewart; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study proposes to study the outcomes and limitations of two widely used alternatives to hysterectomy for fibroids: uterine artery embolization (UAE) and magnetic resonance imaging guided focused ultrasound surgery (MRgFUS). ..