Yoram Abramov

Summary

Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Oxybutynin for treatment of urge urinary incontinence and overactive bladder: an updated review
    Yoram Abramov
    Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston Continence Center, 1000 Central Street, Suite 730, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 5:2351-9. 2004
  2. ncbi 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
  3. ncbi 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
  4. ncbi 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
  5. ncbi 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
  6. ncbi Markedly elevated levels of inflammatory cytokines in maternal serum and peritoneal washing during arrested labor
    Yoram Abramov
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Ein Kerem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 83:358-63. 2004
  7. ncbi Does postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy affect intraocular pressure?
    Yoram Abramov
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Ein Kerem, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Glaucoma 14:271-5. 2005
  8. ncbi 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
  9. ncbi 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
  10. ncbi 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

Detail Information

Publications42

  1. ncbi Oxybutynin for treatment of urge urinary incontinence and overactive bladder: an updated review
    Yoram Abramov
    Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston Continence Center, 1000 Central Street, Suite 730, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 5:2351-9. 2004
    ....
  2. ncbi 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...
  3. ncbi 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...
  4. ncbi 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...
  5. ncbi 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...
  6. ncbi Markedly elevated levels of inflammatory cytokines in maternal serum and peritoneal washing during arrested labor
    Yoram Abramov
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Ein Kerem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 83:358-63. 2004
    ..We measured levels of inflammatory cytokines in maternal serum and peritoneal washings in arrested first stage of labor to assess the possible involvement of these mediators in this obstetric disorder...
  7. ncbi Does postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy affect intraocular pressure?
    Yoram Abramov
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Ein Kerem, Jerusalem, Israel
    J Glaucoma 14:271-5. 2005
    ..To assess the effects of postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy (HRT) on intraocular pressure (IOP)...
  8. ncbi 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...
  9. ncbi 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...
  10. ncbi 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...
  11. ncbi The effect of hormone therapy on the risk for age-related maculopathy in postmenopausal women
    Yoram Abramov
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Department of Ophthalmology, Hadassah Medical Center, Ein Kerem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Menopause 11:62-8. 2004
    ..To evaluate the effect of postmenopausal hormone therapy (HT) as well as the use of oral contraceptives and lifetime endogenous hormone exposure on the risk for age-related maculopathy (ARM) in postmenopausal women...
  12. doi Transforming growth factor β 1 gene expression during vaginal vs cutaneous surgical woundexpression during vaginal vs cutaneous surgical wound healing in the rabbit
    Yoram Abramov
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Carmel Medical Center, Technion University, Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    Int Urogynecol J 24:671-5. 2013
    ..Transforming growth factor beta 1 (TGF-β1) is a principal mediator of wound repair in dermal tissue. We sought to assess this factor's expression in vaginal and dermal surgical wound repair in the rabbit...
  13. ncbi 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...
  14. doi Symptomatic pelvic hematoma following transvaginal reconstructive pelvic surgery: incidence, clinical presentation, risk factors, and outcome
    Yakir Segev
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Carmel Medical Center, Technion University, Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, 7 Michal St, Haifa 34362, Israel
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 153:211-4. 2010
    ..To assess the incidence, clinical presentation, risk factors and outcome of symptomatic pelvic hematomas following transvaginal pelvic reconstructive surgery...
  15. doi Vaginal incisional wound healing in a rabbit menopause model: a histologic analysis
    Yoram Abramov
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Carmel Medical Center, Technion University, Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    Int Urogynecol J 23:1763-9. 2012
    ..We aimed to histologically evaluate the vaginal incisional wound healing process in a rabbit menopause model...
  16. doi Displacement of ureteral orifices following anterior colporrhaphy
    Lena Dain
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Haifa, Israel
    Int Urogynecol J 21:43-5. 2010
    ..It is currently unknown whether ureteral orifices maintain their anatomic location after reconstructive pelvic surgeries. We therefore aimed to assess ureteral orifices' location after anterior colporrhaphy...
  17. ncbi 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...
  18. doi Effect of bilateral oophorectomy on wound healing of the rabbit vagina
    Yoram Abramov
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Carmel Medical Center, Technion University Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    Fertil Steril 95:1467-70. 2011
    ....
  19. doi Expression of platelet-derived growth factor-B mRNA during vaginal vs. dermal incisional wound healing in the rabbit
    Yoram Abramov
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Carmel Medical Center, Technion University, Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 162:216-20. 2012
    ..Platelet-derived growth factor (PDGF) is an important mediator of the wound healing process in cutaneous tissue. We sought to compare PDGF-B mRNA expression in vaginal versus cutaneous incisional wound healing in a rabbit model...
  20. doi Urodynamic findings in women with pelvic organ prolapse and obstructive voiding symptoms
    Lena Dain
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Carmel Medical Center, Technion University, Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 111:119-21. 2010
    ..To determine whether obstructive voiding symptoms in women with advanced pelvic organ prolapse (POP) were associated with objective bladder outflow tract obstruction...
  21. doi Are women with pelvic organ prolapse at a higher risk of developing hernias?
    Yakir Segev
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Carmel Medical Center, Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion University, 7 Michal St, Haifa, 34362, Israel
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 20:1451-3. 2009
    ..Pelvic organ prolapse and hernia are common disorders which share several pathopysiological and epidemiological features. We therefore aimed to assess whether women with advanced pelvic organ prolapse have a higher prevalence of hernia...
  22. ncbi 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...
  23. doi Arcus-anchored acellular dermal graft compared to anterior colporrhaphy for stage II cystoceles and beyond
    Sylvia M Botros
    Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Division of Urogynecology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Suite 730, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 20:1265-71. 2009
    ..The aim of this study is to compare acellular dermal matrix to standard colporrhaphy for cystocele repair...
  24. ncbi 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...
  25. ncbi Interleukin-18 levels correlate with severe ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome
    Vivian Barak
    Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Fertil Steril 82:415-20. 2004
    ..To assess the involvement of interleukin-18 (IL-18) in the pathophysiology of severe ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS), and study its use as a marker of disease and its correlation to capillary hyperpermeability...
  26. ncbi 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...
  27. doi Ex vivo 1H and 31P magnetic resonance spectroscopy as a means for tumor characterization in ovarian cancer patients
    Yoram Abramov
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Carmel Medical Center, Technion University, Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    Oncol Rep 29:321-8. 2013
    ..The 31P-MRS technique allowed characterization and monitoring of metabolic changes occurring in ovarian cancer cells in response to chemotherapy...
  28. doi How painful is multichannel urodynamic testing?
    Yakir Segev
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Carmel Medical Center, Technion University Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, 7 Michal St, Haifa 34362, Israel
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 20:953-5. 2009
    ..Multichannel urodynamic testing is considered to be the gold standard for evaluation of lower urinary tracts symptoms in women. The objective of this study was to assess the level of pain associated with this test...
  29. ncbi 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...
  30. ncbi 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
  31. doi The effect of bladder fullness on evaluation of pelvic organ prolapse
    Nir Haya
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Carmel Medical Center, Technion University, Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 118:24-6. 2012
    ..To investigate the effect of bladder fullness on pelvic organ prolapse (POP) staging via the Pelvic Organ Prolapse Quantification System (POP-Q)...
  32. doi Factors affecting the feasibility of bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy during vaginal hysterectomy for uterine prolapse
    Lena Dain
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Carmel Medical Center, Technion University, Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 51:307-9. 2011
    ..However, concomitant bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (BSO) is not always feasible through this approach, because the adnexae are sometimes inaccessible...
  33. doi Characterization of ovarian cancer cell metabolism and response to chemotherapy by (31)p magnetic resonance spectroscopy
    Yoram Abramov
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Carmel Medical Center, Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion University, Haifa, Israel
    Oncol Res 20:529-36. 2013
    ..We conclude that different ovarian cancer cell lines show characteristic (31)P MRS fingerprints and specific metabolic changes in response to cytotoxic drug treatment. ..
  34. doi Removal of an eroded transobturator tape from the bladder using laser cystolithotripsy and cystoscopic resection
    Benny Feiner
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Carmel Medical Center, Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion University, Haifa, Israel
    Urology 73:681.e15-6. 2009
    ..Intravesical tape erosion with calculus growth can complicate transobturator tape procedures, and is amenable to transurethral laser cystolithotripsy and cystoscopic resection...
  35. doi Primary repair of advanced obstetric anal sphincter tears: should it be performed by the overlapping sphincteroplasty technique?
    Yoram Abramov
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Haifa, Israel
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:1071-4. 2008
    ....
  36. doi Does COLIA1 SP1-binding site polymorphism predispose women to pelvic organ prolapse?
    Benjamin Feiner
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Carmel Medical Center, Technion University Medical School, Haifa, Israel
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 20:1061-5. 2009
    ..COLIA1 polymorphism is associated with increased risk for stress urinary incontinence. We hypothesize that a similar association exists with pelvic organ prolapse (POP)...
  37. ncbi Prelabor rupture of the membranes at term: when to induce labor?
    Yossef Ezra
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hadassah Medical Center, The Hebrew University School of Medicine, P O Box 12000, Jerusalem 91120, Israel
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 115:23-7. 2004
    ..To determine the significant predictors of clinical chorioamionitis and neonatal infection in patients with prelabor rupture of the membranes at term, and to apply this information to determination of optimal timing of labor induction...
  38. doi 31P-magnetic resonance spectra of ovarian cancer cells exposed to chemotherapy within a three-dimensional Matrigel construct
    Yoram Abramov
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Carmel Medical Center, Technion University, Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    Oncol Rep 28:735-41. 2012
    ....
  39. ncbi [Post hysterectomy vaginal vault prolapse: diagnosis prevention and treatment]
    Yakir Segev
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Carmel Medical Center, Technion Faculty of Medicine, Haifa, Israel
    Harefuah 147:406-12, 478. 2008
    ..Our knowledge of the pathophysiology of post hysterectomy vaginal vault prolapse is quickly being refined, leading to more efficient surgical therapies for prevention and treatment of this disorder...
  40. ncbi Utero-ovarian morphology and blood flow after tubal ligation by the Pomeroy technique
    Ariel Revel
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Contraception 69:151-6. 2004
    ..The objectives of this study were to evaluate ovarian sonographic morphology and pelvic blood flow in patients who had undergone bilateral tubal ligation by the Pomeroy technique...
  41. ncbi The role of inflammatory cytokines in Meigs' syndrome
    Yoram Abramov
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Ein Kerem, Jerusalem, Israel
    Obstet Gynecol 99:917-9. 2002
    ..Inflammatory cytokines are known to induce capillary leakage and third-space fluid accumulation in numerous gynecologic and nongynecologic disorders. This study aimed to assess their role in Meigs' syndrome...
  42. ncbi High interleukin 2 receptor levels in the pleural effusion of a patient with pulmonary manifestations of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome
    Mohammed Fatum
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hadassah University Hospital, Hebrew University Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    Isr Med Assoc J 4:968-9. 2002