Jeanette Brown

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of urinary incontinence and associated risk factors in postmenopausal women. Heart & Estrogen/Progestin Replacement Study (HERS) Research Group
    J S Brown
    University of California, San Francisco, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 94:66-70. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Hysterectomy and urinary incontinence: a systematic review
    J S Brown
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Lancet 356:535-9. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Urinary tract infections in postmenopausal women: effect of hormone therapy and risk factors
    J S Brown
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 98:1045-52. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Pelvic organ prolapse surgery in the United States, 1997
    Jeanette S Brown
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, UCSF Mount Zion Women s Health, University of California, San Francisco, 94143 1688, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:712-6. 2002
  5. 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
  6. pmc Prevalence and risk factors for urinary incontinence in women with type 2 diabetes and impaired fasting glucose: findings from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2001-2002
    Jeanette S Brown
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, UCSF Women s Health Clinical Research Center, University of California San Francisco, 1635 Divisadero Street, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:1307-12. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Proceedings of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases International Symposium on Epidemiologic Issues in Urinary Incontinence in Women
    Jeanette S Brown
    Department of Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Services, University of California San Francisco, 94115, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:S77-88. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Urologic complications of diabetes
    Jeanette S Brown
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:177-85. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Quality-of-life impact and treatment of urinary incontinence in ethnically diverse older women
    Alison J Huang
    General Internal Medicine Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:2000-6. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of raloxifene on urinary incontinence: a randomized controlled trial
    L Elaine Waetjen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California Davis, 4860 Y Street, Suite 2500, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 103:261-6. 2004

Research Grants

  1. Reproductive Risk Factors for Pelvic Organ Prolapse
    Jeanette Brown; Fiscal Year: 2004
  2. Diabetes and Incontinence
    Jeanette Brown; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of urinary incontinence and associated risk factors in postmenopausal women. Heart & Estrogen/Progestin Replacement Study (HERS) Research Group
    J S Brown
    University of California, San Francisco, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 94:66-70. 1999
    ..To determine the prevalence of stress, urge, and mixed urinary incontinence and associated risk factors in postmenopausal women...
  2. ncbi request reprint Hysterectomy and urinary incontinence: a systematic review
    J S Brown
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Lancet 356:535-9. 2000
    ..Serious complications after hysterectomy are estimated to occur in around six women per 10,000 hysterectomies in the USA. We did a systematic review of evidence that hysterectomy is associated with urinary incontinence...
  3. ncbi request reprint Urinary tract infections in postmenopausal women: effect of hormone therapy and risk factors
    J S Brown
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 98:1045-52. 2001
    ..To assess the effects of hormone therapy on urinary tract infection frequency and to examine potential risk factors...
  4. ncbi request reprint Pelvic organ prolapse surgery in the United States, 1997
    Jeanette S Brown
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, UCSF Mount Zion Women s Health, University of California, San Francisco, 94143 1688, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:712-6. 2002
    ..Our purpose was to describe the prevalence, regional rates and demographic characteristics, morbidity, and mortality of pelvic organ prolapse surgeries in the United States...
  5. 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...
  6. pmc Prevalence and risk factors for urinary incontinence in women with type 2 diabetes and impaired fasting glucose: findings from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2001-2002
    Jeanette S Brown
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, UCSF Women s Health Clinical Research Center, University of California San Francisco, 1635 Divisadero Street, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:1307-12. 2006
    ..It is unknown whether women with pre-diabetes, or impaired fasting glucose (IFG), have increased prevalence of incontinence. We determined the prevalence of, and risk factors for, incontinence among U.S. women with diabetes and IFG...
  7. ncbi request reprint Proceedings of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases International Symposium on Epidemiologic Issues in Urinary Incontinence in Women
    Jeanette S Brown
    Department of Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Services, University of California San Francisco, 94115, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 188:S77-88. 2003
    ..The investigators were able to form an international collaborative research working group and identify potential collaborative projects to further research on the epidemiology of urinary incontinence and bladder dysfunction...
  8. ncbi request reprint Urologic complications of diabetes
    Jeanette S Brown
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:177-85. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Quality-of-life impact and treatment of urinary incontinence in ethnically diverse older women
    Alison J Huang
    General Internal Medicine Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:2000-6. 2006
    ..To identify the factors associated with greater quality-of-life impact, treatment seeking, and use of treatments for urinary incontinence in ethnically diverse older women...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of raloxifene on urinary incontinence: a randomized controlled trial
    L Elaine Waetjen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California Davis, 4860 Y Street, Suite 2500, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 103:261-6. 2004
    ..To estimate the effect of 3 years of treatment with raloxifene on urinary incontinence in postmenopausal women...
  11. pmc Sexual function and aging in racially and ethnically diverse women
    Alison J Huang
    Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1362-8. 2009
    ..To examine factors influencing sexual activity and functioning in racially and ethnically diverse middle-aged and older women...
  12. pmc Obstructive defecation in middle-aged women
    Madhulika G Varma
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 2330 Post St Suite 260, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 53:2702-9. 2008
    ..Demographic factors, with the exception of employment status, were not significant, indicating that obstructive defecation, although widespread, does not affect any particular group of women...
  13. pmc Fecal incontinence in females older than aged 40 years: who is at risk?
    Madhulika G Varma
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 49:841-51. 2006
    ..This study was designed to estimate the prevalence of, and identify risk factors associated with, fecal incontinence in racially diverse females older than aged 40 years...
  14. pmc Training the next generation of research mentors: the University of California, San Francisco, Clinical & Translational Science Institute Mentor Development Program
    Mitchell D Feldman
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Clin Transl Sci 2:216-21. 2009
    ..MITs reported increased confidence in overall and specific mentoring skills after completion of the MDP. The MDP can serve as a model for other institutions to develop the next generation of clinical-translational research mentors...
  15. pmc Incidence of and risk factors for change in urinary incontinence status in a prospective cohort of middle-aged and older women: the reproductive risk of incontinence study in Kaiser
    David H Thom
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    J Urol 184:1394-401. 2010
    ..Urinary incontinence is a dynamic condition that can progress and regress but few groups have examined risk factors for change in incontinence status...
  16. 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...
  17. pmc Women with diabetes: understanding urinary incontinence and help seeking behavior
    Ashmi M Doshi
    Women s Health Clinical Research Center, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    J Urol 184:1402-7. 2010
    ..We examined the association of urinary incontinence with diabetes status and race, and evaluated beliefs about help seeking for incontinence in a population based cohort of women with vs without diabetes...
  18. ncbi request reprint Stress urinary incontinence surgery in the United States
    L Elaine Waetjen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 101:671-6. 2003
    ..To describe the prevalence, regional rates and demographic characteristics, morbidity, and mortality of stress urinary incontinence surgeries in the United States...
  19. pmc Differences in prevalence of urinary incontinence by race/ethnicity
    David H Thom
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Urol 175:259-64. 2006
    ..We compared the prevalence of urinary incontinence by type among white, black, Hispanic and Asian-American women...
  20. pmc Weight loss: a novel and effective treatment for urinary incontinence
    Leslee L Subak
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Urol 174:190-5. 2005
    ..We evaluated the effect of weight loss on urinary incontinence (UI) in overweight and obese women...
  21. pmc Postmenopausal hormone therapy: does it cause incontinence?
    Jody E Steinauer
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California San Francisco, 1001 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:940-5. 2005
    ..To estimate the effect of hormone therapy on risk of stress and urge urinary incontinence...
  22. ncbi request reprint Urinary incontinence in older community-dwelling women: the role of cognitive and physical function decline
    Alison J Huang
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, and University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:909-16. 2007
    ..To examine the association between cognitive decline, physical function decline, and urinary incontinence in older community-dwelling women...
  23. pmc Mixed urinary incontinence: greater impact on quality of life
    Anna C Frick
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, USA
    J Urol 182:596-600. 2009
    ..We compared the impact of mixed, stress and urge urinary incontinence on quality of life in middle-aged or older women...
  24. pmc The effect of ultralow-dose transdermal estradiol on urinary incontinence in postmenopausal women
    L Elaine Waetjen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California Davis, 4860 Y Street, Suite 2500, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:946-52. 2005
    ..To estimate the effect of 2 years of treatment with ultralow-dose transdermal estradiol (E2) on incontinence in postmenopausal women...
  25. pmc Racial differences in pelvic organ prolapse
    Emily L Whitcomb
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Reproductive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 114:1271-7. 2009
    ..To compare the estimated prevalence of, risk factors for, and level of bother associated with subjectively reported and objectively measured pelvic organ prolapse in a racially diverse cohort...
  26. ncbi request reprint Women & diabetes. Urinary incontinence
    Jeanette S Brown
    Women s Conference Center, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Diabetes Self Manag 22:48-50. 2005
  27. pmc An innovative program to train health sciences researchers to be effective clinical and translational research mentors
    Mallory O Johnson
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0320, USA
    Acad Med 85:484-9. 2010
    ..Specific details of the objectives and content of the MDP sessions are provided as well as evaluation criteria and a link to specific curriculum materials...
  28. ncbi request reprint Measurement characteristics of a voiding diary for use by men and women with overactive bladder
    Jeanette S Brown
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, UCSF Women s Continence Center, University of California at San Francisco, UCSF Mt Zion Women s Health Clinical Research Center, 94115, USA
    Urology 61:802-9. 2003
    ..To examine the test-retest reliability and the validity of a voiding diary designed to assess the symptoms of frequency, urgency, and urge urinary incontinence (UI)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Urinary incontinence in women: Direct costs of routine care
    Leslee Subak
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:596.e1-9. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate the direct costs of routine care for urinary incontinence (UI) in community-dwelling, racially diverse women...
  30. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and changing demographics of overactive bladder: a focus on the postmenopausal woman
    Jeanette S Brown
    Geriatrics 57:6-12. 2002
  31. pmc Sexual activity and function in middle-aged and older women
    Ilana B Addis
    University of Arizona, Tucson, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:755-64. 2006
    ..Data on the sexual activity of middle-aged and older women are scant and vary widely. This analysis estimates the prevalence and predictors of sexual activity and function in a diverse group of women aged 40-69 years...
  32. ncbi request reprint Symptomatic pelvic organ prolapse: prevalence and risk factors in a population-based, racially diverse cohort
    Guri Rortveit
    Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Obstet Gynecol 109:1396-403. 2007
    ..To estimate the prevalence of and identify risk factors associated with symptomatic pelvic organ prolapse and level of distress in racially diverse women aged older than 40 years...
  33. pmc Lifestyle intervention is associated with lower prevalence of urinary incontinence: the Diabetes Prevention Program
    Jeanette S Brown
    Diabetes Prevention Program Research Group, The Biostatistics Center, George Washington University, 6110 Executive Blvd, Suite 750, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:385-90. 2006
    ..We examined whether an intensive lifestyle intervention or metformin therapy among overweight pre-diabetic women was associated with a lower prevalence of incontinence...
  34. ncbi request reprint Re: Burgio KL, Goode PS, Richter HE, et al. 2006. Global ratings of patient satisfaction and perceptions of improvement with treatment for urinary incontinence: validation of three global patient ratings. Neurourol Urodynam 25:411-417
    Jeanette S Brown
    Neurourol Urodyn 26:456. 2007
  35. ncbi request reprint Urinary incontinence: an important and underrecognized complication of type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Jeanette S Brown
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:2028-9. 2005
  36. pmc Childhood urinary symptoms predict adult overactive bladder symptoms
    Mary Pat Fitzgerald
    Department of Obstetrics Gynecology and Urology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    J Urol 175:989-93. 2006
    ..In this analysis we investigated the relationship between childhood and adult urinary symptoms in middle-aged women...

Research Grants7

  1. Reproductive Risk Factors for Pelvic Organ Prolapse
    Jeanette Brown; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Identification of risk factors for prolapse will help guide the development of preventive intervention trials to test the efficacy of modifying risk factors for pelvic organ prolapse. ..
  2. Diabetes and Incontinence
    Jeanette Brown; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Dr. Brown's long-term goal is to disseminate the successful elements of the model mentoring program to other academic centers. ..