Donald R Ostergard

Summary

Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Polypropylene vaginal mesh grafts in gynecology
    Donald R Ostergard
    University of California, Irvine, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Long Beach, California, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 116:962-6. 2010
  2. doi request reprint To mesh or not to mesh with polypropylene: does carcinogenesis in animals matter?
    Donald R Ostergard
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women s Health, Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Louisville, 550 S Jackson St, Louisville, KY, 40202, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 25:569-71. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Evidence-based medicine for polypropylene mesh use compared with native tissue vaginal prolapse repair
    Donald R Ostergard
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women s Health, University of Louisville, School of Medicine, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Urology 79:12-4. 2012
  4. pmc Degradation, infection and heat effects on polypropylene mesh for pelvic implantation: what was known and when it was known
    Donald R Ostergard
    University of California, Irvine Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, 701 E 28th St, Suite 212, Long Beach, CA 90806, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 22:771-4. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Lessons from the past: directions for the future. Do new marketed surgical procedures and grafts produce ethical, personal liability, and legal concerns for physicians?
    Donald R Ostergard
    University of California, Irvine, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18:591-8. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Post-implantation alterations of polypropylene in the human
    Gina Sternschuss
    Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Long Beach, California, USA
    J Urol 188:27-32. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Polypropylene mesh and the host response
    Hiren Patel
    Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Women s Hospital, Long Beach, CA 90806, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 23:669-79. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Update on the utilization of grafts in pelvic reconstruction surgeries
    Tam H Le
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Long Beach Memorial Women s Hospital, Long Beach, California, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 19:480-9. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Evaluation of surgical instrument handling on polypropylene mesh using scanning electron microscopy
    Ali Azadi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women s Health, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 25:651-6. 2014
  10. ncbi request reprint Newer pharmacologic options in management of overactive bladder syndrome
    Tam H Le
    University of California, Irvine College of Medicine, Orange, California, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 17:495-506. 2005

Collaborators

  • Hiren Patel
  • Gina Sternschuss
  • Tam H Le
  • Ali Azadi
  • Narender N Bhatia
  • Melissa E Huggins
  • Sean L Francis
  • Lioudmila Lipetskaia
  • Resad Pasic
  • Jacek B Jasinski
  • Taraneh Yeganeh
  • Nicolette E Deveneau
  • Leanne Kon

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. doi request reprint Polypropylene vaginal mesh grafts in gynecology
    Donald R Ostergard
    University of California, Irvine, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Long Beach, California, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 116:962-6. 2010
    ..Polypropylene is not inert within the human body...
  2. doi request reprint To mesh or not to mesh with polypropylene: does carcinogenesis in animals matter?
    Donald R Ostergard
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women s Health, Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Louisville, 550 S Jackson St, Louisville, KY, 40202, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 25:569-71. 2014
    ..Polypropylene in sheets has been been found to be carcinogenic in some laboratory animals. Although no human carcinogenicity has been reported, long-term follow-up in humans implanted with polypropylene mesh will be important. ..
  3. doi request reprint Evidence-based medicine for polypropylene mesh use compared with native tissue vaginal prolapse repair
    Donald R Ostergard
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women s Health, University of Louisville, School of Medicine, Louisville, KY 40202, USA
    Urology 79:12-4. 2012
    ..Patients do not recognize any added benefit from the use of these prostheses in their daily lives...
  4. pmc Degradation, infection and heat effects on polypropylene mesh for pelvic implantation: what was known and when it was known
    Donald R Ostergard
    University of California, Irvine Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, 701 E 28th St, Suite 212, Long Beach, CA 90806, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 22:771-4. 2011
    ..This report indicates when this information was available to both mesh kit manufacturers and the Food and Drug Administration...
  5. ncbi request reprint Lessons from the past: directions for the future. Do new marketed surgical procedures and grafts produce ethical, personal liability, and legal concerns for physicians?
    Donald R Ostergard
    University of California, Irvine, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18:591-8. 2007
    ..Informed consent from the patient cannot be obtained. We must not confuse medical marketing with evidence-based medicine...
  6. doi request reprint Post-implantation alterations of polypropylene in the human
    Gina Sternschuss
    Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Long Beach, California, USA
    J Urol 188:27-32. 2012
    ..We reviewed the mechanisms by which polypropylene mesh changes after implantation in the human body...
  7. doi request reprint Polypropylene mesh and the host response
    Hiren Patel
    Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Women s Hospital, Long Beach, CA 90806, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 23:669-79. 2012
    ..This response varies based on physical properties of individual mesh, such as pore size, weight, coatings, bacterial colonization, and biofilm production...
  8. ncbi request reprint Update on the utilization of grafts in pelvic reconstruction surgeries
    Tam H Le
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Long Beach Memorial Women s Hospital, Long Beach, California, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 19:480-9. 2007
    ..This review aims to provide an update of the current status and role of grafts in reconstructive pelvic surgery and to review the current knowledge of the biology of currently marketed synthetic and biologic grafts...
  9. doi request reprint Evaluation of surgical instrument handling on polypropylene mesh using scanning electron microscopy
    Ali Azadi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Women s Health, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 25:651-6. 2014
    ..To evaluate the effect of surgical instruments handling on polypropylene mesh using scanning electron microscopy (SEM)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Newer pharmacologic options in management of overactive bladder syndrome
    Tam H Le
    University of California, Irvine College of Medicine, Orange, California, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 17:495-506. 2005
    ..Failure to diagnose and treat this condition increases financial burdens on individuals, their families and health care organizations...
  11. ncbi request reprint Urinary incontinence: newer pharmacotherapeutic trends
    Melissa E Huggins
    University of California, Irvine College of Medicine, Irvine, California, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 15:419-27. 2003
    ..Failure to diagnose and treat this disease in a timely manner increases society's economic burden associated with incontinence...