KATHRYN LARSEN BURGIO

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Predictors of outcome in the behavioral treatment of urinary incontinence in women
    Kathryn L Burgio
    Birmingham Atlanta Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:940-7. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Improving processes of hospital care during the last hours of life
    F Amos Bailey
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Birmingham VA Medical Center, GRECC 11G, 700 19th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1722-7. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Behavioral treatment options for urinary incontinence
    Kathryn L Burgio
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Birmingham Veterans Administration Medical Center, Alabama 35233, USA
    Gastroenterology 126:S82-9. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Urinary incontinence in the 12-month postpartum period
    Kathryn L Burgio
    Birmingham Atlanta Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and School of Medicine, Center for Aging, University of Alalbama at Birmingham, 35233, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:1291-8. 2003
  6. doi request reprint Combined behavioral and individualized drug therapy versus individualized drug therapy alone for urge urinary incontinence in women
    Kathryn L Burgio
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Birmingham Atlanta Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Birmingham, Alabama and Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Urol 184:598-603. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Preoperative biofeedback assisted behavioral training to decrease post-prostatectomy incontinence: a randomized, controlled trial
    Kathryn L Burgio
    Birmingham Atlanta Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Urol 175:196-201; discussion 201. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Influence of behavior modification on overactive bladder
    Kathryn L Burgio
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Urology 60:72-6; discussion 77. 2002
  9. doi request reprint Behavioral versus drug treatment for overactive bladder in men: the Male Overactive Bladder Treatment in Veterans (MOTIVE) Trial
    Kathryn L Burgio
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Birmingham Atlanta Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:2209-16. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Bladder symptoms 1 year after abdominal sacrocolpopexy with and without Burch colposuspension in women without preoperative stress incontinence symptoms
    Kathryn L Burgio
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:647.e1-6. 2007

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Publications75

  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Predictors of outcome in the behavioral treatment of urinary incontinence in women
    Kathryn L Burgio
    Birmingham Atlanta Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:940-7. 2003
    ..To identify predictors of outcome of a multicomponent behavioral training program for urge and stress incontinence in women...
  3. ncbi request reprint Improving processes of hospital care during the last hours of life
    F Amos Bailey
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Birmingham VA Medical Center, GRECC 11G, 700 19th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1722-7. 2005
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Behavioral treatment options for urinary incontinence
    Kathryn L Burgio
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Birmingham Veterans Administration Medical Center, Alabama 35233, USA
    Gastroenterology 126:S82-9. 2004
    ..Thus, it will be important to develop and evaluate creative modes of delivery, such as group intervention (especially by nonphysician providers), in a variety of clinical settings...
  5. ncbi request reprint Urinary incontinence in the 12-month postpartum period
    Kathryn L Burgio
    Birmingham Atlanta Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and School of Medicine, Center for Aging, University of Alalbama at Birmingham, 35233, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:1291-8. 2003
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Combined behavioral and individualized drug therapy versus individualized drug therapy alone for urge urinary incontinence in women
    Kathryn L Burgio
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Birmingham Atlanta Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Birmingham, Alabama and Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Urol 184:598-603. 2010
    ..We tested whether individualized drug therapy enhanced with behavioral training would result in better outcomes than individualized drug therapy alone...
  7. ncbi request reprint Preoperative biofeedback assisted behavioral training to decrease post-prostatectomy incontinence: a randomized, controlled trial
    Kathryn L Burgio
    Birmingham Atlanta Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Urol 175:196-201; discussion 201. 2006
    ..We tested the effectiveness of preoperative biofeedback assisted behavioral training for decreasing the duration and severity of incontinence, and improving quality of life in the 6 months following radical prostatectomy...
  8. ncbi request reprint Influence of behavior modification on overactive bladder
    Kathryn L Burgio
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Urology 60:72-6; discussion 77. 2002
    ..Future research needs to examine the mechanisms by which these therapies reduce incontinence and whether combining behavioral and drug treatment will result in better outcomes than either therapy alone...
  9. doi request reprint Behavioral versus drug treatment for overactive bladder in men: the Male Overactive Bladder Treatment in Veterans (MOTIVE) Trial
    Kathryn L Burgio
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Birmingham Atlanta Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:2209-16. 2011
    ..To compare the effectiveness of behavioral treatment with that of antimuscarinic therapy in men without bladder outlet obstruction who continue to have overactive bladder (OAB) symptoms with alpha-blocker therapy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Bladder symptoms 1 year after abdominal sacrocolpopexy with and without Burch colposuspension in women without preoperative stress incontinence symptoms
    Kathryn L Burgio
    Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:647.e1-6. 2007
    ..The objective of the study was to examine changes in bladder symptoms 1 year after abdominal sacrocolpopexy (ASC) with vs without Burch colposuspension...
  11. pmc Behavioral therapy to enable women with urge incontinence to discontinue drug treatment: a randomized trial
    Kathryn L Burgio
    University of Alabama at Birmingham and Department of Veterans Affairs, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Ann Intern Med 149:161-9. 2008
    ..Women with urge urinary incontinence are commonly treated with antimuscarinic medications, but many discontinue therapy...
  12. ncbi request reprint Behavioral training with and without biofeedback in the treatment of urge incontinence in older women: a randomized controlled trial
    Kathryn L Burgio
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Birmingham Atlanta Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    JAMA 288:2293-9. 2002
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Changes in urinary and fecal incontinence symptoms with weight loss surgery in morbidly obese women
    Kathryn L Burgio
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Birmingham VA Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:1034-40. 2007
    ..To examine changes in the prevalence and severity of urinary incontinence (UI) and fecal incontinence in morbidly obese women undergoing laparoscopic weight loss surgery...
  14. ncbi request reprint Global ratings of patient satisfaction and perceptions of improvement with treatment for urinary incontinence: validation of three global patient ratings
    Kathryn L Burgio
    Birmingham Atlanta Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 25:411-7. 2006
    ..To test the validity of three patient global ratings, satisfaction, perception of improvement, and estimated percent improvement, for measuring outcomes of behavioral treatment for urinary incontinence...
  15. pmc Outcomes of combination treatment of fecal incontinence in women
    Alayne D Markland
    Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics and Palliative Care, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:699.e1-7. 2008
    ..To describe how women with fecal incontinence (FI) respond to combined pharmacologic therapy and pelvic floor muscle exercises (PFME)...
  16. pmc Reliability and predictive validity of energy intake measures from the 24-hour dietary recalls of homebound older adults
    Yanhui Sun
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 110:773-8. 2010
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Urinary and anal incontinence in morbidly obese women considering weight loss surgery
    Holly E Richter
    Division of Medical Surgical Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:1272-7. 2005
    ..To estimate prevalence and correlates of urinary and anal incontinence in morbidly obese women undergoing evaluation for laparoscopic weight loss surgery...
  18. pmc Obesity and pelvic floor disorders: a systematic review
    W Jerod Greer
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:341-9. 2008
    ..To review the current literature and summarize the effect of obesity on outcomes of surgical treatment of pelvic floor disorders as well as the effect of weight loss on pelvic floor disorder symptoms...
  19. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with incontinence frequency in a surgical cohort of stress incontinent women
    Holly E Richter
    Division of Medical Surgical Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:2088-93. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to identify factors associated with urinary incontinence severity at baseline in women undergoing surgery for stress incontinence...
  20. ncbi request reprint Lower urinary tract symptoms, quality of life and pelvic organ prolapse: irritative bladder and obstructive voiding symptoms in women planning to undergo abdominal sacrocolpopexy for advanced pelvic organ prolapse
    Holly E Richter
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Urol 178:965-9; discussion 969. 2007
    ..We compared lower urinary tract and voiding symptoms in women with and without symptoms of stress urinary incontinence who were planning to undergo abdominal sacrocolpopexy for pelvic organ prolapse...
  21. ncbi request reprint The effect of age on short-term outcomes after abdominal surgery for pelvic organ prolapse
    Holly E Richter
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:857-63. 2007
    ..To compare perioperative morbidity and 1-year outcomes of older and younger women undergoing surgery for pelvic organ prolapse (POP)...
  22. pmc Prevalence and correlates of nocturia in community-dwelling older adults
    Kathryn L Burgio
    Birmingham Atlanta Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:861-6. 2010
    ..To determine the prevalence and correlates of nocturia in community-dwelling older adults...
  23. pmc The effects of drug and behavior therapy on urgency and voiding frequency
    Kathryn L Burgio
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, 11G 700 South 19th Street, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 21:711-9. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the effects of drug therapy alone and combined with behavioral therapy on urgency and 24-voiding frequency in women with urge-predominant incontinence and to identify predictors of change...
  24. ncbi request reprint Intraabdominal pressure changes associated with lifting: implications for postoperative activity restrictions
    Kimberly A Gerten
    Division of Women s Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:306.e1-5. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the effect of the lifting maneuver and the quantity of weight lifted on the generation of intraabdominal pressure...
  25. pmc Fecal incontinence in obese women with urinary incontinence: prevalence and role of dietary fiber intake
    Alayne D Markland
    Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:566.e1-6. 2009
    ..This study estimates the prevalence of fecal incontinence (FI) in overweight and obese women with urinary incontinence and compares dietary intake in women with and without FI...
  26. pmc Urodynamic characterization of obese women with urinary incontinence undergoing a weight loss program: the Program to Reduce Incontinence by Diet and Exercise (PRIDE) trial
    Holly E Richter
    Women s Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 618 20th Street South, NHB 219, Birmingham, AL, 35233 7333, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:1653-8. 2008
    ..0, 0.8, p = 0.05) but was not associated with BMI (p = 0.18). BMI and AC had a stronger association with Pabd than with Pves, suggesting a possible mechanism for the association between obesity and urinary incontinence...
  27. ncbi request reprint Urodynamic changes associated with behavioral and drug treatment of urge incontinence in older women
    Patricia S Goode
    School of Medicine, Center for Aging, School of Nursing, and School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:808-16. 2002
    ....
  28. pmc A multidimensional approach to understanding under-eating in homebound older adults: the importance of social factors
    Julie L Locher
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics and Palliative Care, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 2041, USA
    Gerontologist 48:223-34. 2008
    ..The focus of the study was on identifying potentially modifiable factors amenable to social and behavioral interventions...
  29. pmc Population based study of incidence and predictors of urinary incontinence in black and white older adults
    Patricia S Goode
    Birmingham Atlanta Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Urol 179:1449-53; discussion 1453-4. 2008
    ..We determined the incidence and predictors of incident urinary incontinence over 3 years in community dwelling older adults...
  30. doi request reprint Behavioral treatment of urinary incontinence, voiding dysfunction, and overactive bladder
    Kathryn L Burgio
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Medicine and Birmingham Atlanta Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 36:475-91. 2009
    ..Behavioral treatments should be a mainstay in the care of women of all ages with incontinence or other lower urinary tract symptoms...
  31. ncbi request reprint Impact of urinary incontinence in morbidly obese women versus women seeking urogynecologic care
    Kimberly A Gerten
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Women s Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Urology 70:1082-5. 2007
    ..To determine the impact of urinary incontinence (UI) on quality of life in morbidly obese women seeking bariatric surgery compared with women seeking urogynecologic care...
  32. ncbi request reprint Correlates of urinary, fecal, and dual incontinence in older African-American and white men and women
    Alayne D Markland
    Birmingham Atlanta Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:285-90. 2008
    ..To determine prevalence and correlates of urinary (UI), fecal (FI), and dual (DI) incontinence in community-dwelling older adults...
  33. doi request reprint Incontinence in older women
    Patricia S Goode
    Birmingham Atlanta Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, and Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    JAMA 303:2172-81. 2010
    ..Special considerations in evaluation and treatment of patients with dementia are presented. Urinary incontinence treatments yield high levels of patient satisfaction and improvements in quality of life...
  34. pmc Effects of age and causal attribution to aging on health-related behaviors associated with urinary incontinence in older women
    Julie L Locher
    Center for Aging, Division of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, and Department of Sociology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Gerontologist 42:515-21. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the effects of age and patients' attribution of incontinence to aging on health-related behaviors associated with incontinence...
  35. ncbi request reprint Timed-event sequential analysis of agitation in nursing home residents during personal care interactions with nursing assistants
    David L Roth
    Department of Biostatistics, Center for Aging, Ryals Public Health Building, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 57:P461-8. 2002
    ..The sequential analysis of observational data provides an important method for studying interpersonal interactions, including those of nursing home residents and the nursing staff who care for them...
  36. pmc Demographic and clinical predictors of treatment failure one year after midurethral sling surgery
    Holly E Richter
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 117:913-21. 2011
    ..To identify clinical and demographic factors predictive of midurethral sling failure...
  37. doi request reprint Behavioral therapy with or without biofeedback and pelvic floor electrical stimulation for persistent postprostatectomy incontinence: a randomized controlled trial
    Patricia S Goode
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Birmingham Atlanta Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    JAMA 305:151-9. 2011
    ..Although behavioral therapy has been shown to improve postoperative recovery of continence, there have been no controlled trials of behavioral therapy for postprostatectomy incontinence persisting more than 1 year...
  38. pmc An intensive behavioral weight loss intervention and hot flushes in women
    Alison J Huang
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:1161-7. 2010
    ..Higher body mass index is associated with worse hot flushes during menopause but the effect of weight loss on flushing is unclear...
  39. ncbi request reprint Effect of behavioral training with or without pelvic floor electrical stimulation on stress incontinence in women: a randomized controlled trial
    Patricia S Goode
    Birmingham VA Medical Center, Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center 11G, 70019th St S, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    JAMA 290:345-52. 2003
    ..Pelvic floor electrical stimulation (PFES) has been shown to be effective for stress incontinence. However, its role in a multicomponent behavioral training program has not been defined...
  40. pmc Patient satisfaction with stress incontinence surgery
    Kathryn L Burgio
    University of Alabama atBirmingham, Birmingham VA Medical Center, 11G, 700 South 19th Street, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 29:1403-9. 2010
    ..To identify predictors and correlates of patient satisfaction 24 months after Burch colpopexy or autologous fascial sling for treatment of stress urinary incontinence (SUI)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Obstructive sleep apnea, nocturia and polyuria in older adults
    Mary Grace Umlauf
    University of Alabama School of Nursing, Birmingham AL 35294 1210, USA
    Sleep 27:139-44. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between nocturia and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in community dwelling older men and women...
  42. pmc Correlates and predictors of patient satisfaction with drug therapy and combined drug therapy and behavioral training for urgency urinary incontinence in women
    Patricia S Goode
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 22:327-34. 2011
    ..The goal was to identify correlates of patient satisfaction with drug and behavioral treatments for urge-predominant incontinence, which may help tailor treatments to improve satisfaction...
  43. doi request reprint Prevalence of urinary incontinence in men: results from the national health and nutrition examination survey
    Alayne D Markland
    Birmingham Atlanta Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Urol 184:1022-7. 2010
    ..We estimated the prevalence of urinary incontinence in the United States adult male population and identified associated factors...
  44. ncbi request reprint Interest in research participation among hospice patients, caregivers, and ambulatory senior citizens: practical barriers or ethical constraints?
    Charlotte J Williams
    Birmingham Atlanta Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 2041, USA
    J Palliat Med 9:968-74. 2006
    ..The purpose of this survey study was to explore hypothetical interest in research participation among hospice patients and caregivers compared to ambulatory senior citizens...
  45. pmc The effect of the presence of others on caloric intake in homebound older adults
    Julie L Locher
    219N Community Health Services Building, 933 19th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35294 2041, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:1475-8. 2005
    ..Undernutrition in homebound older adults is a significant problem. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of the presence of others, both within the household and during meals, on caloric intake in homebound older adults...
  46. pmc Incidence and risk factors for fecal incontinence in black and white older adults: a population-based study
    Alayne D Markland
    Birmingham Atlanta Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1341-6. 2010
    ..To determine the incidence of fecal incontinence (FI) in community-dwelling older adults and identify risk factors associated with incident FI...
  47. ncbi request reprint Effects of behavioral and drug therapy on nocturia in older incontinent women
    Theodore M Johnson
    Birmingham Atlanta Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers, Birmingham, Alabama, and Decatur, Georgia
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:846-50. 2005
    ..To examine changes in nocturia from a multicomponent behavioral training program or drug therapy in older women with urge or mixed (urge-predominant) urinary incontinence...
  48. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of fecal incontinence in community-dwelling older adults
    Patricia S Goode
    Birmingham Atlanta Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 700 19th Street S, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:629-35. 2005
    ..To determine prevalence and correlates of fecal incontinence in older community-dwelling adults...
  49. pmc Factors impacting quality of life in women with fecal incontinence
    Alayne D Markland
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Birmingham Atlanta Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 53:1148-54. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to characterize differences in health-related quality of life among women presenting for treatment of fecal incontinence...
  50. doi request reprint Prevalence of nocturia in United States men: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Alayne D Markland
    Birmingham Atlanta Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    J Urol 185:998-1002. 2011
    ..We estimated the prevalence of nocturia in the United States male population and identified associated factors...
  51. pmc Retropubic versus transobturator midurethral slings for stress incontinence
    Holly E Richter
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1700 6th Ave South, Suite 10382, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    N Engl J Med 362:2066-76. 2010
    ..Midurethral slings are increasingly used for the treatment of stress incontinence, but there are limited data comparing types of slings and associated complications...
  52. pmc Associated factors and the impact of fecal incontinence in women with urge urinary incontinence: from the Urinary Incontinence Treatment Network's Behavior Enhances Drug Reduction of Incontinence study
    Alayne D Markland
    Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics, and Palliative Care, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:424.e1-8. 2009
    ..The objective of the study was to determine the prevalence, risk factors, and impact on quality-of-life (QOL) that fecal incontinence (FI) symptoms have on women seeking treatment for urge urinary incontinence (UUI)...
  53. pmc One-year outcomes of tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) mid-urethral slings in overweight and obese women
    Lindsay B Killingsworth
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 618 South 18th Street, NHB Room 219, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 20:1103-8. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the impact of body mass index (BMI) on tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) success rates, patient satisfaction, and complications 1 year following surgery...
  54. ncbi request reprint Cadaveric fascia lata sling for stress urinary incontinence: a prospective quality-of-life analysis
    Holly E Richter
    Division of Medical Surgical Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 620 20th Street South, NHB 219, Birmingham, AL 35249 7333, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:1590-5; discussion 1595-6. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the effects of full-length cadaveric fascia lata (CFL) sling on quality-of-life outcomes...
  55. doi request reprint Identifying and responding to ethical and methodological issues in after-death interviews with next-of-kin
    Beverly R Williams
    Birmingham Atlanta Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center GRECC, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 700 South 19th Street, 11 G, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Death Stud 32:197-236. 2008
    ..By deconstructing the research process from an ethical perspective and engaging in critical self-assessment, the authors aim to inform other researchers of potential problems involved in after-death research with next-of-kin...
  56. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for fecal and urinary incontinence after childbirth: the childbirth and pelvic symptoms study
    Kathryn L Burgio
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, and Birmingham VA Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 102:1998-2004. 2007
    ..To identify risk factors for postpartum FI and UI...
  57. ncbi request reprint Outcomes with porcine graft placement in the anterior vaginal compartment in patients who undergo high vaginal uterosacral suspension and cystocele repair
    Thomas L Wheeler
    Division of Medical Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35249 7333, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:1486-91. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to prospectively assess the cases of patients who had undergone a high uterosacral suspension and anterior repair with anterior compartment placement of porcine dermis graft...
  58. ncbi request reprint Regret, satisfaction, and symptom improvement: analysis of the impact of partial colpocleisis for the management of severe pelvic organ prolapse
    Thomas L Wheeler
    Division of Medical Surgical Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35249 7333, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:2067-70. 2005
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Tension-free vaginal tape: a prospective subjective and objective outcome analysis
    Holly E Richter
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Medical Surgical Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 620 20th Street South, NHB 219, Birmingham, AL 35249 7333, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 16:109-13. 2005
    ..0 months) showed that 91.2% had a negative stress test. Results indicate significant immediate and sustained improvement in incontinence impact and urinary symptoms, and a high rate of patient satisfaction and objective cure...
  60. 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...
  61. ncbi request reprint Palliative care intervention for choice and use of opioids in the last hours of life
    F Amos Bailey
    Birmingham Atlanta Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center GRECC, Department of Veterans Affairs, Birmingham VA Medical Center GRECC 11G, 700 19th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:974-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of a multicomponent palliative care intervention on choice and use of opioid pain medications for symptom control for patients dying in an acute care inpatient setting...
  62. ncbi request reprint Pelvic-floor strength in women with incontinence as assessed by the brink scale
    Mary P Fitzgerald
    Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, 2160 S First Ave, Bldg 103, Room 1004, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Phys Ther 87:1316-24. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe how clinical pelvic-floor muscle (PFM) strength (force-generating capacity) is related to patient characteristics, lower urinary tract symptoms, and fecal incontinence symptoms...
  63. ncbi request reprint Risk factors associated with anal sphincter tear: a comparison of primiparous patients, vaginal births after cesarean deliveries, and patients with previous vaginal delivery
    Holly E Richter
    Division of Medical and Surgical Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35249 7333, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:1194-8. 2002
    ..This study was conducted to identify obstetric risk factors for anal sphincter tear in primiparous patients, patients with a previous cesarean delivery (VBAC), and patients with a previous vaginal delivery (PVD)...
  64. ncbi request reprint Overview consensus statement
    David R Staskin
    Department of Urology, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, USA
    Urology 60:1-6. 2002
  65. 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)...
  66. pmc Prevalence of symptomatic pelvic floor disorders in US women
    Ingrid Nygaard
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine, 30 N 1900 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84132 2209, USA
    JAMA 300:1311-6. 2008
    ..No national prevalence estimates derived from the same population-based sample exists for multiple pelvic floor disorders in women in the United States...
  67. ncbi request reprint Nonsurgical treatment of urinary incontinence
    Diane Borello-France
    Department of Physical Therapy, Rangos School of Health Sciences Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15282, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 47:70-82. 2004
  68. ncbi request reprint Current perspectives on management of urgency using bladder and behavioral training
    Kathryn L Burgio
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 16:4-7. 2004
    ..More research is needed to elucidate the role of behavioral modification in reducing urgency, frequency, and nocturia...
  69. pmc Optimism in women undergoing abdominal sacrocolpopexy for pelvic organ prolapse
    Patricia A Wren
    Department of Wellness, Health Promotion, and Injury Prevention, School of Health Sciences, Oakland University, Rochester, MI 48309, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 207:240-5. 2008
    ..This study sought to explore the relationship between optimism, prolapse severity, and symptoms before operation; and examine whether optimism predicts postsurgical functional status, treatment satisfaction, and treatment success...
  70. 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...
  71. pmc The impact of fecal and urinary incontinence on quality of life 6 months after childbirth
    Victoria L Handa
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:636.e1-6. 2007
    ..The objective of the study was to investigate the impact of postpartum fecal incontinence (FI) and urinary incontinence (UI) on quality of life (QOL)...
  72. ncbi request reprint Stress urinary incontinence in active elderly women
    Lars Viktrup
    Lilly Research Laboratories, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    South Med J 98:79-89. 2005
    ..We evaluate the age-related changes of the lower urinary tract, examine risk factors, and suggest different treatment options shown to be effective in reducing SUI in this population...
  73. doi request reprint Urodynamic measures do not predict stress continence outcomes after surgery for stress urinary incontinence in selected women
    Charles W Nager
    University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    J Urol 179:1470-4. 2008
    ..We determined the prognostic value of preoperative urodynamic results in patients with stress urinary incontinence...
  74. ncbi request reprint Fecal and urinary incontinence in primiparous women
    Diane Borello-France
    Duquesne University, Department of Physical Therapy, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15282, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 108:863-72. 2006
    ..To prospectively investigate the relationship between anal sphincter tears and postpartum fecal and urinary incontinence...
  75. ncbi request reprint Teaching and maintaining behavior management skills in the nursing home
    Louis D Burgio
    Applied Gerontology Program, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa 35487 0315, USA
    Gerontologist 42:487-96. 2002
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Research Grants1

  1. Combined Behavioral and Drug Treatment of Overactive Bladder in Men
    KATHRYN LARSEN BURGIO; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Therefore, this study will yield important information related to optimizing treatment of OAB in men. ..