Jennifer T Anger

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Mixed incontinence: stressing about urge
    Jennifer Tash Anger
    University of California at Los Angeles, Department of Urology, Box 951738, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1738, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 5:427-31. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Severe cystocele: optimizing results
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, 1260 15th Street, Suite 1200, Santa Monica, CA 90404, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 8:394-8. 2007
  3. pmc Trends in stricture management among male Medicare beneficiaries: underuse of urethroplasty?
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Urology 77:481-5. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint The effect of age on outcomes of sling surgery for urinary incontinence
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine and School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90404, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1927-31. 2007
  5. pmc Urologic disease burden in the United States: veteran users of Department of Veterans Affairs healthcare
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Urology, School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Santa Monica, California 90404, USA
    Urology 72:37-41; discussion 41. 2008
  6. doi request reprint The effect of concomitant prolapse repair on sling outcomes
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine and School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90404, USA
    J Urol 180:1003-6. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Ejaculatory profiles and fertility in men after posterior urethroplasty for pelvic fracture-urethral distraction defect injuries
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90404, USA
    BJU Int 102:351-3. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Erectile function after posterior urethroplasty for pelvic fracture-urethral distraction defect injuries
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90404, USA
    BJU Int 104:1126-9. 2009
  9. pmc Trends in surgical management of stress urinary incontinence among female Medicare beneficiaries
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, 90404, USA
    Urology 74:283-7. 2009
  10. pmc Thromboembolic complications of sling surgery for stress urinary incontinence among female Medicare beneficiaries
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine and School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1738, USA
    Urology 74:1223-6. 2009

Research Grants

  1. Volume-Outcomes in Incontinence Surgery
    Jennifer Anger; Fiscal Year: 2005
  2. QUALITY-OF-CARE INDICATORS FOR OVERACTIVE BLADDER SYMPTOMS
    Jennifer Anger; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications47

  1. ncbi request reprint Mixed incontinence: stressing about urge
    Jennifer Tash Anger
    University of California at Los Angeles, Department of Urology, Box 951738, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1738, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 5:427-31. 2004
    ..It also reviews the results of anti-incontinence surgery for mixed incontinence and discusses management strategies. Possible predictors of outcome after sling surgery in this complex group of patients also are presented...
  2. ncbi request reprint Severe cystocele: optimizing results
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, 1260 15th Street, Suite 1200, Santa Monica, CA 90404, USA
    Curr Urol Rep 8:394-8. 2007
    ....
  3. pmc Trends in stricture management among male Medicare beneficiaries: underuse of urethroplasty?
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Urology 77:481-5. 2011
    ..To analyze the trends in male urethral stricture management using the 1992-2001 Medicare claims data and to determine whether certain racial and ethnic groups have a disproportionate burden of urethral stricture disease...
  4. ncbi request reprint The effect of age on outcomes of sling surgery for urinary incontinence
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine and School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90404, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1927-31. 2007
    ..To measure the effect of patient age on outcomes of sling surgery for stress urinary incontinence...
  5. pmc Urologic disease burden in the United States: veteran users of Department of Veterans Affairs healthcare
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Urology, School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Santa Monica, California 90404, USA
    Urology 72:37-41; discussion 41. 2008
    ..S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcare services and to assess variations by selected sociodemographic characteristics...
  6. doi request reprint The effect of concomitant prolapse repair on sling outcomes
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine and School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90404, USA
    J Urol 180:1003-6. 2008
    ..We analyzed the effect of concomitant prolapse surgery performed at the time of sling surgery on short-term postoperative outcomes in women with urinary incontinence...
  7. doi request reprint Ejaculatory profiles and fertility in men after posterior urethroplasty for pelvic fracture-urethral distraction defect injuries
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90404, USA
    BJU Int 102:351-3. 2008
    ..In this study we performed a post- operative semen analysis and questionnaire study to determine the effect of PFUDD injuries and PFUDD repair on ejaculatory function and fertility in these men...
  8. doi request reprint Erectile function after posterior urethroplasty for pelvic fracture-urethral distraction defect injuries
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90404, USA
    BJU Int 104:1126-9. 2009
    ....
  9. pmc Trends in surgical management of stress urinary incontinence among female Medicare beneficiaries
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, 90404, USA
    Urology 74:283-7. 2009
    ..To identify patterns in the surgical treatment of women with stress urinary incontinence in the United States from 1992 to 2001...
  10. pmc Thromboembolic complications of sling surgery for stress urinary incontinence among female Medicare beneficiaries
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine and School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095 1738, USA
    Urology 74:1223-6. 2009
    ..To determine the rate of thromboembolic complications after sling surgery for stress urinary incontinence among female Medicare beneficiaries aged 65 and older...
  11. pmc The morbidity of urethral stricture disease among male medicare beneficiaries
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    BMC Urol 10:3. 2010
    ..We sought to analyze the morbidity of urethral stricture disease by measuring the rates of urinary tract infections and urinary incontinence among men with a diagnosis of urethral stricture...
  12. pmc Outcomes of intravesical botulinum toxin for idiopathic overactive bladder symptoms: a systematic review of the literature
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Urology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Urol 183:2258-64. 2010
    ..We systematically reviewed the evidence for the efficacy and safety of botulinum toxin in the management of overactive bladder...
  13. pmc Women's experience with severe overactive bladder symptoms and treatment: insight revealed from patient focus groups
    Jennifer T Anger
    Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90211, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 30:1295-9. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to assess women's perceptions of their OAB symptoms, treatment experience, and outcomes by conducting patient focus groups...
  14. ncbi request reprint The role of preoperative testing on outcomes after sling surgery for stress urinary incontinence
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine and School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90404, USA
    J Urol 178:1364-8; discussion 1368-9. 2007
    ..In this study we analyzed Medicare claims data to measure the effect of preoperative urodynamics and cystoscopy on outcomes after sling surgery...
  15. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of urinary incontinence among community dwelling adult women: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Jennifer Tash Anger
    Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, 90095 1738, USA
    J Urol 175:601-4. 2006
    ..However, there is a wide range of estimates of the burden posed by UI. To measure the prevalence of incontinence in women in the community we analyzed data from women responding to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey...
  16. ncbi request reprint True prevalence of urinary incontinence among female nursing home residents
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Urology, University of California, David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90095 1738, USA
    Urology 67:281-7. 2006
    ..To measure the sensitivity of this method of defining the prevalence of urinary incontinence among female nursing home residents, we examined data from a clinical survey...
  17. ncbi request reprint Increasing costs of urinary incontinence among female Medicare beneficiaries
    Jennifer T Anger
    Departments of Urology and Health Services, University of California Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine and School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Urol 176:247-51; discussion 251. 2006
    ..We measured the financial burden of urinary incontinence in the United States from 1992 to 1998 among women 65 years old or older...
  18. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of urinary incontinence among community dwelling men: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination survey
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine and School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles 90095 1738, USA
    J Urol 176:2103-8; discussion 2108. 2006
    ..To measure the prevalence of urinary incontinence in community dwelling men in the United States, we analyzed data from respondents to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey...
  19. ncbi request reprint Complications of sling surgery among female Medicare beneficiaries
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine and School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:707-14. 2007
    ..To analyze Medicare claims data to determine short-term complications after sling surgery among female beneficiaries aged 65 years and over...
  20. pmc Outcomes in men denied access to a California public assistance program for prostate cancer
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine and School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:217-23. 2007
    ..To improve access to prostate cancer treatment for low income uninsured men, California initiated a program called..
  21. ncbi request reprint The role of provider volume on outcomes after sling surgery for stress urinary incontinence
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine and School of Public Health, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Urol 177:1457-62; discussion 1462. 2007
    ..We ascertained whether this relationship held in sling surgery for urinary incontinence...
  22. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in the surgical management of stress incontinence among female Medicare beneficiaries
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine and School of Public Health, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 1738, USA
    J Urol 177:1846-50. 2007
    ..The relationship between urinary incontinence and race/ethnicity is poorly understood. We analyzed Medicare claims data to identify racial differences in the diagnosis, treatment and outcomes of women with stress urinary incontinence...
  23. ncbi request reprint The effect of bulbar urethroplasty on erectile function
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Urology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90404, USA
    J Urol 178:1009-11; discussion 1011. 2007
    ..We prospectively examined the effect of various bulbar urethroplasties on erectile function...
  24. ncbi request reprint Variations in stress incontinence and prolapse management by surgeon specialty
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine, School of Public Health, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90404, USA
    J Urol 178:1411-7. 2007
    ..In this study we sought to determine the effect of surgeon specialty on outcomes of sling surgery for women with stress urinary incontinence...
  25. pmc Outcomes of vaginal prolapse surgery among female Medicare beneficiaries: the role of apical support
    Karyn S Eilber
    Division of Urology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center Department of Surgery, and the Department of Urology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, the Department of Reproductive Medicine, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, and United BioSource Corporation, San Francisco, California and the Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
    Obstet Gynecol 122:981-7. 2013
    ..To assess the role of vaginal apical support and POP, we analyzed a national dataset to compare long-term reoperation rates after prolapse surgery performed with and without apical support...
  26. pmc Quality-of-care indicators for pelvic organ prolapse: development of an infrastructure for quality assessment
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 24:2039-47. 2013
    ..A paucity of data exists addressing the quality of care provided to women with pelvic organ prolapse (POP). We sought to develop a means of measuring this quality through the development of quality-of-care indicators (QIs)...
  27. doi request reprint Battery explantation after sacral neuromodulation in the Medicare population
    Anne P Cameron
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5330, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 32:238-41. 2013
    ..To determine sacral neuromodulation battery life and the patient and provider risk factors for early explantation in a population-based sample...
  28. pmc How dry is "OAB-dry"? Perspectives from patients and physician experts
    Jennifer T Anger
    Division of Urology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Beverly Hills, California 90211, USA
    J Urol 188:1811-5. 2012
    ..To better understand patient and physician perspectives on symptoms among women with overactive bladder-wet and overactive bladder-dry, we performed patient focus groups and interviews with experts in urinary incontinence...
  29. pmc The pessary process: Spanish-speaking Latinas' experience
    Claudia Sevilla
    Department of Urology, UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 24:939-46. 2013
    ..Little is known about women's experience with conservative management of pelvic organ prolapse. We sought to understand the experiences of Spanish-speaking women who choose a pessary...
  30. doi request reprint Readability of common health-related quality-of-life instruments in female pelvic medicine
    Alexandriah N Alas
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Beverly Hills, CA, USA
    Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 19:293-7. 2013
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Comparative outcomes of open versus laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy among Medicare beneficiaries
    Aqsa Khan
    Department of Urology, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 24:1883-91. 2013
    ..Therefore, we analyzed a national Medicare database to compare real-world short-term outcomes of open and laparoscopically assisted (including robotic) sacrocolpopexy in a United States sample of patients...
  32. pmc Correlates of urinary incontinence in community-dwelling older Latinos
    Ariana L Smith
    Division of Urology, School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1170-6. 2010
    ..Future studies should examine whether interventions that decrease comorbidity and cognitive decline and increase physical activity improve continence status...
  33. pmc Communication barriers among Spanish-speaking women with pelvic floor disorders: lost in translation?
    Aqsa A Khan
    University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 19:157-64. 2013
    ..The purpose of our study was to evaluate barriers in communication and disease understanding among office staff and interpreters when communicating with Spanish-speaking women with pelvic floor disorders...
  34. doi request reprint Patterns of management of urethral stricture disease in the Veterans Affairs system
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Urology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Urology 78:454-8. 2011
    ..To date, few health services research studies have evaluated patterns of care for urethral stricture disease using national datasets...
  35. doi request reprint The effect of sacral neuromodulation on anticholinergic use and expenditures in a privately insured population
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Urology, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA Division of Urology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Neuromodulation 17:72-4. 2014
    ..Goals of treatment often include cessation of anticholinergic therapy. With the goal of understanding the impact of sacral neuromodulation on anticholinergic use, we analyzed patterns of care using a national claims-based dataset...
  36. ncbi request reprint Abdominal approaches to pelvic prolapse repairs
    Matthew E Pollard
    Department of Urology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 23:306-11. 2013
    ..This review article aims to evaluate the efficacy and outcomes of abdominal sacrocolpopexy by comparing open, laparoscopic, and robotic assisted laparoscopic surgery...
  37. pmc Development of quality indicators for women with urinary incontinence
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, California
    Neurourol Urodyn 32:1058-63. 2013
    ..To develop a means to measure the quality of care provided to women treated for urinary incontinence (UI) through the development of quality-of-care indicators (QIs)...
  38. pmc Trends in the surgical management of stress urinary incontinence among female Medicare beneficiaries, 2002-2007
    Lisa Rogo-Gupta
    David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Urology 82:38-41. 2013
    ..To describe trends in the surgical management of female stress urinary incontinence (SUI) in the United States from 2002 to 2007...
  39. doi request reprint The rapidly increasing usefulness of social media in urogynecology
    Alexandriah Alas
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 19:210-3. 2013
    ..We assessed the availability and quality of urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse information in social medias and the growth of such information in the past 13 months...
  40. doi request reprint Readability of health related quality of life instruments in urology
    Jonathan Bergman
    Department of Urology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095 1738, USA
    J Urol 183:1977-81. 2010
    ..We identified the health related quality of life instruments used in patients with urological diseases and evaluated their readability...
  41. pmc Treatment choice, duration, and cost in patients with interstitial cystitis and painful bladder syndrome
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Urology, UCLA, Box 951738, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1738, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 22:395-400. 2011
    ..In order to better understand provider treatment patterns for interstitial cystitis (IC)/painful bladder syndrome, we sought to document the therapies utilized and their associated expenditures using a national dataset...
  42. pmc Health literacy and disease understanding among aging women with pelvic floor disorders
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Surgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 18:340-3. 2012
    ..We conducted a pilot study to explore the relationship between disease understanding and health literacy, age, and diagnosis type among women with urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse...
  43. pmc Patterns of pessary care and outcomes for medicare beneficiaries with pelvic organ prolapse
    Marianna Alperin
    UCSD Department of Reproductive Medicine, Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, San Diego, CA, USA
    Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 19:142-7. 2013
    ..Using a national data set, we sought to assess patterns of pessary care in older women with pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and subsequent outcomes, including rates of complications and surgical treatment of POP...
  44. pmc National trends in the usage and success of sacral nerve test stimulation
    Anne P Cameron
    Department of Urology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5330, USA
    J Urol 185:970-5. 2011
    ..The goal of this analysis was to identify the national sacral neuromodulation test phase success rate and patient factors that contribute to success...
  45. doi request reprint Robotic compared with laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy: a randomized controlled trial
    Jennifer T Anger
    Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, and the Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Research Center, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, and the Department of Obstetrics Gynecology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California and the Departments of Obstetrics Gynecology and Urology and Public Health Sciences, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, and the Center of Innovation in Complex Chronic Healthcare, Hines VA Hospital, Hines, Illinois
    Obstet Gynecol 123:5-12. 2014
    ..Evidence comparing outcomes and costs is lacking. We compared costs and clinically relevant outcomes in women randomized to laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy compared with robotic sacrocolpopexy...
  46. doi request reprint Outcomes of pregnancy following surgery for stress urinary incontinence: a systematic review
    Matthew E Pollard
    Department of Urology, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Urol 187:1966-70. 2012
    ..We systematically reviewed the available literature to examine the safety of pregnancy after stress urinary incontinence surgery, and to measure the effect of such pregnancy on continence outcomes...
  47. doi request reprint Is robotic sacrocolpopexy a marketing gimmick or a technological advancement?
    Ja Hong Kim
    Division of Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Urology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 20:280-4. 2010
    ..This article will summarize the available published data to assess the potential advantages and disadvantages of this new procedure and its current role in female pelvic floor reconstruction...

Research Grants3

  1. Volume-Outcomes in Incontinence Surgery
    Jennifer Anger; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The primary outcome will be re-operation rates, repeat sling procedures (for failures), and other postoperative complications, stratified by high and low volume surgeons and hospitals. ..
  2. QUALITY-OF-CARE INDICATORS FOR OVERACTIVE BLADDER SYMPTOMS
    Jennifer Anger; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....