Emily S Lukacz

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of prolapse and incontinence questionnaire: validation of a new epidemiologic survey
    Emily S Lukacz
    Female pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Department of Reproductive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, 92037, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 16:272-84. 2005
  2. pmc A healthy bladder: a consensus statement
    E S Lukacz
    University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA 92037, USA
    Int J Clin Pract 65:1026-36. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Are sexual activity and satisfaction affected by pelvic floor disorders? Analysis of a community-based survey
    Emily S Lukacz
    Department of Reproductive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, Medical Center, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:88.e1-6. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Parity, mode of delivery, and pelvic floor disorders
    Emily S Lukacz
    Women s Pelvic Medicine Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:1253-60. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Elevated postvoid residual in women with pelvic floor disorders: prevalence and associated risk factors
    Emily S Lukacz
    University of California, San Diego Medical Center, Women s Pelvic Medicine Center, 9350 Campus Point Dr, 0974, La Jolla, CA, 92037, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18:397-400. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Prevalence and degree of bother from pelvic floor disorders in obese women
    Emily L Whitcomb
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Reproductive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 20:289-94. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Seeking healthcare for pelvic floor disorders: a population-based study
    Michelle Morrill
    Department of Women s Pelvic Medicine, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA 92037, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:86.e1-6. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint The use of Visual Analog Scale in urogynecologic research: a psychometric evaluation
    Emily S Lukacz
    Department of Reproductive Medicine, Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:165-70. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes after native tissue vs. biological graft-augmented repair in the posterior compartment
    Cara L Grimes
    Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Reproductive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 23:597-604. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Impact of surgically induced weight loss on pelvic floor disorders
    Emily L Whitcomb
    Southern California Permanente Medical Group, Irvine, CA, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 23:1111-6. 2012

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of prolapse and incontinence questionnaire: validation of a new epidemiologic survey
    Emily S Lukacz
    Female pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Department of Reproductive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, 92037, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 16:272-84. 2005
    ..EPIQ is a psychometrically validated screening instrument that may identify women at high risk of having pelvic floor disorders in large undiagnosed populations...
  2. pmc A healthy bladder: a consensus statement
    E S Lukacz
    University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA 92037, USA
    Int J Clin Pract 65:1026-36. 2011
    ..The advisors are in consensus regarding the recommendations for improving and maintaining bladder health presented herein...
  3. ncbi request reprint Are sexual activity and satisfaction affected by pelvic floor disorders? Analysis of a community-based survey
    Emily S Lukacz
    Department of Reproductive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, Medical Center, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:88.e1-6. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the relationship between pelvic floor disorders and sexual activity and satisfaction...
  4. ncbi request reprint Parity, mode of delivery, and pelvic floor disorders
    Emily S Lukacz
    Women s Pelvic Medicine Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92037, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:1253-60. 2006
    ..This study aimed to assess the associations between parity, mode of delivery, and pelvic floor disorders...
  5. ncbi request reprint Elevated postvoid residual in women with pelvic floor disorders: prevalence and associated risk factors
    Emily S Lukacz
    University of California, San Diego Medical Center, Women s Pelvic Medicine Center, 9350 Campus Point Dr, 0974, La Jolla, CA, 92037, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18:397-400. 2007
    ..Elevated post void residuals cannot be predicted based on symptoms alone; however, prolapse beyond the hymen may help identify women with incomplete bladder emptying...
  6. doi request reprint Prevalence and degree of bother from pelvic floor disorders in obese women
    Emily L Whitcomb
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Reproductive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 20:289-94. 2009
    ..Degree of bother did not vary by degree of obesity. Prevalence of PFD increases with higher degrees of obesity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Seeking healthcare for pelvic floor disorders: a population-based study
    Michelle Morrill
    Department of Women s Pelvic Medicine, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA 92037, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:86.e1-6. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify characteristics that are associated with seeking care for pelvic floor disorders (PFD)...
  8. ncbi request reprint The use of Visual Analog Scale in urogynecologic research: a psychometric evaluation
    Emily S Lukacz
    Department of Reproductive Medicine, Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, University of California, San Diego, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:165-70. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the validity of Visual Analog Scales in urogynecologic research...
  9. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes after native tissue vs. biological graft-augmented repair in the posterior compartment
    Cara L Grimes
    Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Reproductive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 23:597-604. 2012
    ..We aimed to compare the outcomes of native tissue vs. biological graft-augmented repair in the posterior compartment. We hypothesized that the addition of graft would result in superior anatomic and functional outcomes...
  10. doi request reprint Impact of surgically induced weight loss on pelvic floor disorders
    Emily L Whitcomb
    Southern California Permanente Medical Group, Irvine, CA, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 23:1111-6. 2012
    ..We hypothesized PFDs would improve after surgical weight loss...
  11. pmc Prevalence and risk factors for mesh erosion after laparoscopic-assisted sacrocolpopexy
    Jasmine Tan-Kim
    Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Reproductive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 22:205-12. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to identify risk factors for mesh erosion in women undergoing minimally invasive sacrocolpopexy (MISC). We hypothesize that erosion is higher in subjects undergoing concomitant hysterectomy...
  12. pmc Urinary frequency in community-dwelling women: what is normal?
    Emily S Lukacz
    Division of Women s Pelvic Medicine, Department of Reproductive Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:552.e1-7. 2009
    ..The objective of the study was to assess urinary frequency in community-dwelling women...
  13. ncbi request reprint Predictive value of prolapse symptoms: a large database study
    Jasmine S Tan
    UCSD Medical Center, San Diego, CA 92037, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 16:203-9; discussion 209. 2005
    ..Digital assistance for fecal evacuation is no more common with massive posterior prolapse than with moderate posterior prolapse. Patient report of a bulge is a valuable screening tool for POP and should prompt a careful exam...
  14. doi request reprint Posterior vaginal compartment prolapse and defecatory dysfunction: are they related?
    Cara L Grimes
    Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Reproductive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 23:537-51. 2012
    ..Definitions of obstructed defecation and significant posterior compartment prolapse are proposed for future exploration...
  15. ncbi request reprint Determinants of patient satisfaction after the tension-free vaginal tape procedure
    Tracie L Davis
    Department of Reproductive Medicine, University of California, San Dieg, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:176-81. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to compare patient satisfaction with subjective and objective measures of success...
  16. ncbi request reprint The effects of the tension-free vaginal tape on voiding function: a prospective evaluation
    Emily S Lukacz
    Department of Reproductive Medicine, UCSD Medical Center, 200 West Arbor Drive, 8433, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 15:32-8; discussion 38. 2004
    ..We concluded that the TVT sling reduces maximum flow rates without clinically significant effects on detrusor pressure, residual urine or subjective voiding...
  17. doi request reprint Robotic-assisted and laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy: comparing operative times, costs and outcomes
    Jasmine Tan-Kim
    From the Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Reproductive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla and Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaiser Permanente San Diego, San Diego, CA
    Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 17:44-9. 2011
    ..To compare operative times, hospital costs, and surgical outcomes for robotic-assisted laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy (RALSC) and laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy (LSC)...
  18. pmc High costs of urinary incontinence among women electing surgery to treat stress incontinence
    Leslee L Subak
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:899-907. 2008
    ..To estimate costs for incontinence management, health-related quality of life, and willingness to pay for incontinence improvement in women electing surgery for stress urinary incontinence...
  19. doi request reprint Factors associated with care seeking among women with accidental bowel leakage
    Heidi W Brown
    Department of Reproductive Medicine, UC San Diego Health System, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 19:66-71. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to characterize factors associated with care seeking among women with accidental bowel leakage (ABL)...
  20. doi request reprint Paracervical compared with intracervical lidocaine for suction curettage: a randomized controlled trial
    Jennifer L Mankowski
    Department of Reproductive Medicine, University of California, San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, California, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:1052-7. 2009
    ..To estimate the efficacy of paracervical compared with intracervical administration of local anesthesia during first-trimester suction curettage...
  21. doi request reprint Pyometra after Le Fort colpocleisis resolved with interventional radiology drainage
    Rana F Shayya
    Department of Reproductive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:566-8. 2009
    ..Pelvic abscess, or pyometra, after Le Fort colpocleisis has been reported and is thought to be related to inadequate lateral drainage channels. To date, these cases of postoperative pyometra have been managed using hysterectomy...
  22. ncbi request reprint The effects of the tension-free vaginal tape on proximal urethral position: a prospective, longitudinal evaluation
    Emily S Lukacz
    Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, UCSD Department of Reproductive Medicine, 200 West Arbor Drive, 8433, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 14:179-84; discussion 184. 2003
    ..Unchanged resting Q-tip angles confirm the tension-free concept and there appears to be no shrinkage or tightening of the sling. We concluded that the success of the TVT is not due to proximal urethral support...
  23. doi request reprint Prevalence and co-occurrence of pelvic floor disorders in community-dwelling women
    Jean M Lawrence
    Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, Pasadena, California, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:678-85. 2008
    ..To assess the effect of age on prevalence of pelvic floor disorders and report the co-occurrence of these conditions in community-dwelling women...
  24. ncbi request reprint Pelvic floor disorders, diabetes, and obesity in women: findings from the Kaiser Permanente Continence Associated Risk Epidemiology Study
    Jean M Lawrence
    Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente Southern California, 100 S Los Robles, 2nd Floor, Pasadena CA 91101, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:2536-41. 2007
    ..We examined associations between obesity and diabetes and female pelvic floor disorders (PFDs), stress urinary incontinence (SUI), overactive bladder (OAB), and anal incontinence (AI) in community-dwelling women...
  25. ncbi request reprint Determinants of vaginal length
    Jasmine S Tan
    University of California San Diego Medical Center, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1846-50. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe quantitatively the associations between total vaginal length and demographic, historic, and physical characteristics...
  26. ncbi request reprint The correlation of urethral mobility and point Aa of the pelvic organ prolapse quantification system before and after surgery
    Marcus Rosencrantz
    University of California San Diego Medical Center, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1841-5. 2006
    ..The purpose of the study was to determine the effects of pelvic floor surgery on Q-tip angle and point Aa of the pelvic organ prolapse quantification system...