Catherine S Bradley

Summary

Affiliation: University of Iowa
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Overactive bladder and mental health symptoms in recently deployed female veterans
    Catherine S Bradley
    Comprehensive Access and Delivery Research and Evaluation CADRE Center, Iowa City VA Health Care System, Iowa City, Iowa Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Urology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa Department of Epidemiology, University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, Iowa Electronic address
    J Urol 191:1327-32. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Vaginal descent and pelvic floor symptoms in postmenopausal women: a longitudinal study
    Catherine S Bradley
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:1148-53. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Urodynamic evaluation of the bladder and pelvic floor
    Catherine S Bradley
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 37:539-52, vii. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Constipation in pregnancy: prevalence, symptoms, and risk factors
    Catherine S Bradley
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:1351-7. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Vaginal wall descensus and pelvic floor symptoms in older women
    Catherine S Bradley
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:759-66. 2005
  6. pmc The questionnaire for urinary incontinence diagnosis (QUID): validity and responsiveness to change in women undergoing non-surgical therapies for treatment of stress predominant urinary incontinence
    Catherine S Bradley
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 29:727-34. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Natural history of pelvic organ prolapse in postmenopausal women
    Catherine S Bradley
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:848-54. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Pelvic floor symptoms and lifestyle factors in older women
    Catherine S Bradley
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 14:128-36. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint A new questionnaire for urinary incontinence diagnosis in women: development and testing
    Catherine S Bradley
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:66-73. 2005
  10. pmc Urinary incontinence self-report questions: reproducibility and agreement with bladder diary
    Catherine S Bradley
    Comprehensive Access and Delivery Research and Evaluation Center, Iowa City Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 22:1565-71. 2011

Research Grants

  1. A new tool to diagnose female urinary incontinence
    Catherine Bradley; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Overactive bladder and mental health symptoms in recently deployed female veterans
    Catherine S Bradley
    Comprehensive Access and Delivery Research and Evaluation CADRE Center, Iowa City VA Health Care System, Iowa City, Iowa Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Urology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa Department of Epidemiology, University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, Iowa Electronic address
    J Urol 191:1327-32. 2014
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  2. doi request reprint Vaginal descent and pelvic floor symptoms in postmenopausal women: a longitudinal study
    Catherine S Bradley
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:1148-53. 2008
    ..To determine whether vaginal descent changes are associated with pelvic floor symptoms in postmenopausal women...
  3. doi request reprint Urodynamic evaluation of the bladder and pelvic floor
    Catherine S Bradley
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 37:539-52, vii. 2008
    ..This article describes typical urodynamic studies and their roles in the evaluation of common pelvic floor disorders, including stress urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, and pelvic organ prolapse...
  4. ncbi request reprint Constipation in pregnancy: prevalence, symptoms, and risk factors
    Catherine S Bradley
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:1351-7. 2007
    ..To prospectively estimate constipation prevalence and risk factors in pregnancy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Vaginal wall descensus and pelvic floor symptoms in older women
    Catherine S Bradley
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:759-66. 2005
    ..To understand the clinical significance of early pelvic organ prolapse in older women, we studied associations between vaginal descensus and pelvic floor symptoms...
  6. pmc The questionnaire for urinary incontinence diagnosis (QUID): validity and responsiveness to change in women undergoing non-surgical therapies for treatment of stress predominant urinary incontinence
    Catherine S Bradley
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 29:727-34. 2010
    ..This study's objective was to evaluate QUID validity and responsiveness when used as a clinical trial outcome measure...
  7. ncbi request reprint Natural history of pelvic organ prolapse in postmenopausal women
    Catherine S Bradley
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:848-54. 2007
    ..To describe the natural history of pelvic organ prolapse and risk factors for changes in vaginal descent in older women...
  8. ncbi request reprint Pelvic floor symptoms and lifestyle factors in older women
    Catherine S Bradley
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 14:128-36. 2005
    ..To measure the prevalence of pelvic floor symptoms in noncare-seeking older women and the association between symptoms and lifestyle factors...
  9. ncbi request reprint A new questionnaire for urinary incontinence diagnosis in women: development and testing
    Catherine S Bradley
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:66-73. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop a questionnaire for urinary incontinence diagnosis in women and to test its reliability and validity, with incontinence specialists' clinical evaluations as the gold standard...
  10. pmc Urinary incontinence self-report questions: reproducibility and agreement with bladder diary
    Catherine S Bradley
    Comprehensive Access and Delivery Research and Evaluation Center, Iowa City Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 22:1565-71. 2011
    ..This study aims to measure self-report urinary incontinence questions' reproducibility and agreement with bladder diary...
  11. pmc Obesity and outcomes after sacrocolpopexy
    Catherine S Bradley
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:690.e1-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare outcomes after sacrocolpopexy (SC) between obese and healthy-weight women...
  12. ncbi request reprint Bowel symptoms in women 1 year after sacrocolpopexy
    Catherine S Bradley
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:642.e1-8. 2007
    ..The objective of the study was to evaluate changes in bowel symptoms after sacrocolpopexy...
  13. pmc Prevalence of vulvar and vaginal symptoms during pregnancy and the puerperium
    Colleen M Kennedy
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 105:236-9. 2009
    ..To identify the prevalence of vulvar and vaginal symptoms during pregnancy and at 3 months post partum...
  14. pmc Continence pessary compared with behavioral therapy or combined therapy for stress incontinence: a randomized controlled trial
    Holly E Richter
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 115:609-17. 2010
    ..To compare the effectiveness of a continence pessary to evidence-based behavioral therapy for stress incontinence and to assess whether combined pessary and behavioral therapy is superior to single-modality therapy...
  15. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for sonographic internal anal sphincter gaps 6-12 months after delivery complicated by anal sphincter tear
    Catherine S Bradley
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:310.e1-5. 2007
    ..The objective of the study was to identify risk factors for internal anal sphincter (IAS) gaps on postpartum endoanal ultrasound in women with obstetric anal sphincter tear...
  16. pmc Urinary incontinence, depression and posttraumatic stress disorder in women veterans
    Catherine S Bradley
    Comprehensive Access and Delivery Research and Evaluation Center, Iowa City VA Health Care System, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 206:502.e1-8. 2012
    ..To study associations between urinary incontinence (UI) symptoms, depression, and posttraumatic stress disorder in women veterans...
  17. ncbi request reprint Pelvic organ prolapse, constipation, and dietary fiber intake in women: a case-control study
    Lily A Arya
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:1687-91. 2005
    ..This study was undertaken to determine whether there is an association among pelvic organ prolapse, constipation, and dietary fiber intake...
  18. ncbi request reprint Bladder and bowel symptoms among women with vulvar disease: are they universal?
    Colleen M Kennedy
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    J Reprod Med 52:1073-8. 2007
    ..To compare the prevalence of painful bladder syndrome, recurrent urinary tract infections, urinary leakage and irritable bowel syndrome between women with specific vulvar disorders and controls...
  19. pmc Effects of colpocleisis on bowel symptoms among women with severe pelvic organ prolapse
    Robert E Gutman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 21:461-6. 2010
    ..Our objective was to evaluate bowel symptoms after colpocleisis...
  20. ncbi request reprint Anal sphincter laceration at vaginal delivery: is this event coded accurately?
    Linda Brubaker
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:1141-5. 2007
    ..To determine the error rate for discharge coding of anal sphincter laceration at vaginal delivery in a cohort of primiparous women...
  21. ncbi request reprint Non-surgical management of stress urinary incontinence: ambulatory treatments for leakage associated with stress (ATLAS) trial
    Holly E Richter
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Women s Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Bermingham, Alabama 35249 7333, USA
    Clin Trials 4:92-101. 2007
    ..Non-surgical treatment for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is recommended as first-line therapy, yet few prospective studies and no randomized trials compare the most common non-surgical treatments for SUI...
  22. ncbi request reprint Bowel symptoms in women planning surgery for pelvic organ prolapse
    Catherine S Bradley
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1814-9. 2006
    ..The objective of the study was to measure associations between bowel symptoms and prolapse...
  23. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for painful bladder syndrome in women seeking gynecologic care
    Colleen M Kennedy
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 17:73-8. 2006
    ..Tobacco use, the only modifiable association noted on multivariate analysis, has not been previously identified to our knowledge...
  24. ncbi request reprint Vaginal erosion after pubovaginal sling procedures using dermal allografts
    Catherine S Bradley
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Urol 169:286-7. 2003
  25. ncbi request reprint Urodynamically defined stress urinary incontinence and bladder outlet obstruction coexist in women
    Catherine S Bradley
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, USA
    J Urol 171:757-60; discussion 760-1. 2004
    ..The definition and significance of female bladder outlet obstruction (BOO) are poorly understood. We identified patients with urodynamic evidence of BOO in a cohort of women with stress urinary incontinence (SUI)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Endoanal ultrasound findings and fecal incontinence symptoms in women with and without recognized anal sphincter tears
    Holly E Richter
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35249 7333, and Division of Radiology, Magee Womens Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:1394-401. 2006
    ..To estimate whether endoanal ultrasound findings are more prevalent in primiparous women with a history of anal sphincter tear than in women without this history and whether the findings are associated with fecal incontinence symptoms...
  27. ncbi request reprint Incontinence surgery in the older woman
    Victoria J Sharp
    Department of Urology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 1089, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 16:224-8. 2006
    ..To review recently published studies on stress urinary incontinence surgery outcomes in older women...
  28. doi request reprint Necrotizing postsurgical infection complicating midurethral sling procedure with unrecognized cystotomy
    Amandeep Singh Mahal
    Department of Obstetrics, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Dr, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 18:183-5. 2012
    ..Unrecognized bladder injury and preoperative bacteriuria are discussed as potential risk factors for postsling necrotizing infection...
  29. pmc The "costs" of urinary incontinence for women
    Leslee L Subak
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, University of California, San Francisco 94115, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:908-16. 2006
    ..To estimate costs of routine care for female urinary incontinence, health-related quality of life, and willingness to pay for incontinence improvement...
  30. pmc The sensitivity and specificity of a simple test to distinguish between urge and stress urinary incontinence
    Jeanette S Brown
    University of California, San Francisco, and San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    Ann Intern Med 144:715-23. 2006
    ..Because treatments differ, urge incontinence should be distinguished from stress incontinence. To make this distinction, current guidelines recommend an extensive evaluation that is too time-consuming for primary care practice...
  31. pmc Sexual function 6 months after first delivery
    Linda Brubaker
    Department of Obstetrics Gynecology and Urology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:1040-4. 2008
    ..To explore the association of anal sphincter laceration and sexual function 6 months postpartum in the Childbirth and Pelvic Symptoms (CAPS) cohort...
  32. pmc Gastrointestinal complications following abdominal sacrocolpopexy for advanced pelvic organ prolapse
    William E Whitehead
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:78.e1-7. 2007
    ..The aims of this secondary analysis of the "Colpopexy And Urinary Reduction Efforts" (CARE) study were to estimate the incidence of postoperative gastrointestinal complications and identify risk factors...

Research Grants2

  1. A new tool to diagnose female urinary incontinence
    Catherine Bradley; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Bradley's research career development. Dr. Bradley has the enthusiastic support of the Colleges of Medicine and Public Health, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecologv and her mentors and collaborators. ..