Jerry L Lowder

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Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Body image in women before and after reconstructive surgery for pelvic organ prolapse
    Jerry L Lowder
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 21:919-25. 2010
  2. doi request reprint The role of apical vaginal support in the appearance of anterior and posterior vaginal prolapse
    Jerry L Lowder
    Department of Obstetrics, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:152-7. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Prophylactic antibiotics after urodynamics in women: a decision analysis
    Jerry L Lowder
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 300 Halket Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18:159-64. 2007
  4. pmc Trends over time with commonly performed obstetric and gynecologic inpatient procedures
    Sallie S Oliphant
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 116:926-31. 2010
  5. pmc Lower urinary tract injury in women in the United States, 1979-2006
    Elizabeth A Frankman
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Magee Women s Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 202:495.e1-5. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Lower urinary tract symptoms in women with pelvic organ prolapse
    Jerry L Lowder
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, UPMC Magee Womens Hospital, 300 Halket Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 21:665-72. 2010
  7. pmc Inpatient procedures in elderly women: an analysis over time
    Sallie S Oliphant
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States
    Maturitas 75:349-54. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Body image perceptions in women with pelvic organ prolapse: a qualitative study
    Jerry L Lowder
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:441.e1-5. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Prophylactic bilateral oophorectomy or removal of remaining ovary at the time of hysterectomy in the United States, 1979-2004
    Jerry L Lowder
    Division of Urogynecology, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 202:538.e1-9. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of a preoperative self-catheterization video on anxiety: a randomized controlled trial
    Sallie S Oliphant
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 300 Halket Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 24:419-24. 2013

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. doi request reprint Body image in women before and after reconstructive surgery for pelvic organ prolapse
    Jerry L Lowder
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 21:919-25. 2010
    ..This study seeks to determine the impact of prolapse surgery on body image in women with pelvic organ prolapse...
  2. doi request reprint The role of apical vaginal support in the appearance of anterior and posterior vaginal prolapse
    Jerry L Lowder
    Department of Obstetrics, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:152-7. 2008
    ..To describe how simulated apical support affects the appearance of prolapse in the anterior and posterior vagina using a modification of the Pelvic Organ Prolapse Quantification (POP-Q) examination...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prophylactic antibiotics after urodynamics in women: a decision analysis
    Jerry L Lowder
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 300 Halket Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18:159-64. 2007
    ..In this model, prophylactic antibiotics after urodynamics are not beneficial until the rate of UTI without antibiotics exceeds 10%...
  4. pmc Trends over time with commonly performed obstetric and gynecologic inpatient procedures
    Sallie S Oliphant
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 116:926-31. 2010
    ..To estimate trends over time in inpatient obstetric and gynecologic surgical procedures, and to estimate commonly performed obstetric and gynecologic surgical procedures across a woman's lifespan...
  5. pmc Lower urinary tract injury in women in the United States, 1979-2006
    Elizabeth A Frankman
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Magee Women s Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 202:495.e1-5. 2010
    ..We sought to determine age-adjusted rates (AARs) of lower urinary tract injury and incidence in selected inpatient gynecologic and obstetric procedures...
  6. doi request reprint Lower urinary tract symptoms in women with pelvic organ prolapse
    Jerry L Lowder
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, UPMC Magee Womens Hospital, 300 Halket Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 21:665-72. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to describe lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) and urinary incontinence (UI) symptoms in women with prolapse...
  7. pmc Inpatient procedures in elderly women: an analysis over time
    Sallie S Oliphant
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States
    Maturitas 75:349-54. 2013
    ..To describe inpatient surgical and diagnostic/therapeutic procedures in women ≥65 years old and assess procedure trends over time...
  8. doi request reprint Body image perceptions in women with pelvic organ prolapse: a qualitative study
    Jerry L Lowder
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, PA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 204:441.e1-5. 2011
    ..To describe perceptions of prolapse-specific body image in women with symptomatic prolapse...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prophylactic bilateral oophorectomy or removal of remaining ovary at the time of hysterectomy in the United States, 1979-2004
    Jerry L Lowder
    Division of Urogynecology, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 202:538.e1-9. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe national rates and trends of prophylactic bilateral oophorectomy or remaining oophorectomy (BO/RO) at hysterectomy in women without specific gynecologic disease...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of a preoperative self-catheterization video on anxiety: a randomized controlled trial
    Sallie S Oliphant
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 300 Halket Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 24:419-24. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if a clean intermittent self-catheterization (CISC) instructional video could improve anxiety in women undergoing prolapse and/or incontinence surgery...
  11. pmc Hysterectomy surgical trends: a more accurate depiction of the last decade?
    Lindsay C Turner
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 208:277.e1-7. 2013
    ..The objective of the study was to describe trends in hysterectomy route at a large tertiary center...
  12. doi request reprint Midurethral sling for treatment of occult stress urinary incontinence at the time of colpocleisis: a decision analysis
    Sallie S Oliphant
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Magee Women s Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 18:216-20. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to estimate optimal timing for treatment of occult stress urinary incontinence in women undergoing colpocleisis using decision analysis methodology...
  13. doi request reprint Managing mesh exposure following vaginal prolapse repair: a decision analysis comparing conservative versus surgical treatment
    Laura C Skoczylas
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 24:119-25. 2013
    ..A decision analysis model was developed comparing conservative and surgical treatments in the management of synthetic mesh exposure following vaginal prolapse repair. We hypothesized that surgical excision would be favored...
  14. pmc Lower reproductive tract fistula repairs in inpatient US women, 1979-2006
    Heidi W Brown
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 23:403-10. 2012
    ..The objective of the study was to characterize trends in lower reproductive tract fistula (LRTF) repair in inpatient US women from 1979 to 2006...
  15. pmc Depressive symptoms in women seeking surgery for pelvic organ prolapse
    Chiara Ghetti
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Division of Urogynecology, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh, 300 Halket Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 21:855-60. 2010
    ..To compare depressive symptoms in women with and without prolapse and evaluate impact on quality of life...
  16. ncbi request reprint Retropubic and transobturator midurethral slings: a decision analysis to compare outcomes including efficacy and complications
    Jonathan P Shepherd
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Magee Women s Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 21:787-93. 2010
    ..The objective of this paper is to compare retropubic (RP) and transobturator (TO) midurethral slings using decision analysis techniques...
  17. pmc Trends in inpatient prolapse procedures in the United States, 1979-2006
    Keisha A Jones
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Magee Women s Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 202:501.e1-7. 2010
    ..We sought to describe national trends for inpatient procedures for pelvic organ prolapse from 1979-2006...
  18. doi request reprint Effect of pessary use on genital hiatus measurements in women with pelvic organ prolapse
    Keisha Jones
    Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:630-6. 2008
    ..To compare the size of the genital hiatus in women wearing a pessary for pelvic organ prolapse after consistent pessary use, describe characteristics of patients who continue use, and assess change in pelvic floor symptoms...
  19. ncbi request reprint A rat model to study the structural properties of the vagina and its supportive tissues
    Pamela A Moalli
    Magee Womens Research Institute and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Magee Womens Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:80-8. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the rat as a model for evaluating the structural properties of the vagina and its supportive tissues...
  20. ncbi request reprint Normative data for commonly used validated pelvic floor disorder questionnaires in women
    Jerry L Lowder
    From the Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
    Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 16:296-8. 2010
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  21. doi request reprint Episiotomy in the United States: has anything changed?
    Elizabeth A Frankman
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:573.e1-7. 2009
    ..The objective of the study was to describe episiotomy rates in the United States following recommended changes in clinical practice...
  22. doi request reprint Prophylactic antibiotics to prevent urinary tract infection during clean intermittent self-catheterization (CISC) for management of voiding dysfunction after prolapse and incontinence surgery: a decision analysis
    Gary Sutkin
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 300 Halket Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 20:933-8. 2009
    ..The objective of this study is to estimate efficacy of prophylactic antibiotics in UTI prevention during CISC for postoperative voiding dysfunction after prolapse/incontinence surgery...
  23. doi request reprint Utility of dipstick urinalysis in peri- and postmenopausal women with irritative bladder symptoms
    Lindsay C Turner
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 300 Halket Street, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 25:493-7. 2014
    ..We hypothesized that sensitivity of this test would be improved in symptomatic peri- and postmenopausal women...
  24. ncbi request reprint InterStim Sacral Neuromodulation and Botox Botulinum-A Toxin Intradetrusor Injections for Refractory Urge Urinary Incontinence: A Decision Analysis Comparing Outcomes Including Efficacy and Complications
    Jonathan P Shepherd
    From the Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Departments of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Urology, and Internal Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
    Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 17:199-203. 2011
    ..Newer modalities, including Botox and InterStim, can be used when antimuscarinics fail. We compare InterStim and Botox using decision analysis...
  25. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical adaptations of the rat vagina and supportive tissues in pregnancy to accommodate delivery
    Jerry L Lowder
    Magee Womens Research Institute and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Magee Womens Hospital, Center for Biological Imaging, Pittsburgh School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:136-43. 2007
    ..In this study, we sought to characterize these changes in the rat using an established biomechanical testing protocol...
  26. ncbi request reprint Should endocervical curettage routinely be performed at the time of colposcopy? A cost-effectiveness analysis
    Jonathan P Shepherd
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
    J Low Genit Tract Dis 18:101-8. 2014
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for primary and subsequent anal sphincter lacerations: a comparison of cohorts by parity and prior mode of delivery
    Jerry L Lowder
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:344.e1-5. 2007
    ....
  28. pmc Trends in stress urinary incontinence inpatient procedures in the United States, 1979-2004
    Sallie S Oliphant
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Magee Womens Hospital, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:521.e1-6. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe national trends in surgery for female stress urinary incontinence (SUI)...
  29. ncbi request reprint A randomized, controlled trial to compare ketorolac tromethamine versus placebo after cesarean section to reduce pain and narcotic usage
    Jerry L Lowder
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brody School of Medicine, Greenville, NC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:1559-62; discussion 1562. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether postcesarean section administration of ketorolac tromethamine reduces pain and narcotic usage...