David D Rahn

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Affiliation: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Vaginal estrogen use in postmenopausal women with pelvic floor disorders: systematic review and practice guidelines
    David D Rahn
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX, 75390 9032, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 26:3-13. 2015
  2. doi Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in gynecologic surgery: a systematic review
    David D Rahn
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 118:1111-25. 2011
  3. pmc Systematic review highlights difficulty interpreting diverse clinical outcomes in abnormal uterine bleeding trials
    David D Rahn
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:293-300. 2011
  4. doi Pathophysiology of urinary incontinence, voiding dysfunction, and overactive bladder
    David D Rahn
    Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 36:463-74. 2009
  5. pmc Quantification of pelvic organ prolapse in mice: vaginal protease activity precedes increased MOPQ scores in fibulin 5 knockout mice
    Cecilia K Wieslander
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9032, USA
    Biol Reprod 80:407-14. 2009
  6. ncbi Anatomic relationships of the distal third of the pelvic ureter, trigone, and urethra in unembalmed female cadavers
    David D Rahn
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:668.e1-4. 2007
  7. doi Vaginal estrogen for genitourinary syndrome of menopause: a systematic review
    David D Rahn
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas Women and Infants Hospital, Alpert Medical School of Brown University and the Center for Evidence Based Medicine, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island The University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan and the Institute for Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, North Wales, Pennsylvania
    Obstet Gynecol 124:1147-56. 2014
  8. doi Optimal location and orientation of suture placement in abdominal sacrocolpopexy
    Amanda B White
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:1098-103. 2009
  9. doi Abdominal hysterectomy with or without angle stitch: correlation with subsequent vaginal vault prolapse
    David D Rahn
    Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:669.e1-4. 2008
  10. ncbi Does supracervical hysterectomy provide more support to the vaginal apex than total abdominal hysterectomy?
    David D Rahn
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9032, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:650.e1-4. 2007

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Publications25

  1. doi Vaginal estrogen use in postmenopausal women with pelvic floor disorders: systematic review and practice guidelines
    David D Rahn
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX, 75390 9032, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 26:3-13. 2015
    ..We aimed to systematically and critically assess the literature on vaginal estrogen in the management of pelvic floor disorders in postmenopausal women and provide evidence-based clinical practice guidelines...
  2. doi Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in gynecologic surgery: a systematic review
    David D Rahn
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 118:1111-25. 2011
    ..To comprehensively review and critically assess the available gynecologic surgery venous thromboembolism prophylaxis literature and provide clinical practice guidelines...
  3. pmc Systematic review highlights difficulty interpreting diverse clinical outcomes in abnormal uterine bleeding trials
    David D Rahn
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:293-300. 2011
    ....
  4. doi Pathophysiology of urinary incontinence, voiding dysfunction, and overactive bladder
    David D Rahn
    Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 36:463-74. 2009
    ..These components include changes in neurologic or muscular function, alterations in anatomy, and the deleterious effects of many common comorbid conditions on the lower urinary tract...
  5. pmc Quantification of pelvic organ prolapse in mice: vaginal protease activity precedes increased MOPQ scores in fibulin 5 knockout mice
    Cecilia K Wieslander
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9032, USA
    Biol Reprod 80:407-14. 2009
    ..The results indicate that >90% of Fbln5(-/-) mice develop prolapse by 6 mo of age, even in the absence of vaginal delivery, and that increased vaginal protease activity precedes the development of prolapse...
  6. ncbi Anatomic relationships of the distal third of the pelvic ureter, trigone, and urethra in unembalmed female cadavers
    David D Rahn
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:668.e1-4. 2007
    ..The objective of the study was to examine the relationship of the ureter to paravaginal defect repair (PVDR) sutures and to evaluate the anatomy of distal ureter, trigone, and urethra relative to the anterior vaginal wall...
  7. doi Vaginal estrogen for genitourinary syndrome of menopause: a systematic review
    David D Rahn
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas Women and Infants Hospital, Alpert Medical School of Brown University and the Center for Evidence Based Medicine, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island The University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, New Mexico Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan and the Institute for Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, North Wales, Pennsylvania
    Obstet Gynecol 124:1147-56. 2014
    ..To comprehensively review and critically assess the literature on vaginal estrogen and its alternatives for women with genitourinary syndrome of menopause and to provide clinical practice guidelines...
  8. doi Optimal location and orientation of suture placement in abdominal sacrocolpopexy
    Amanda B White
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:1098-103. 2009
    ..To estimate the strongest location and optimal orientation of suture placement in the anterior longitudinal ligament for abdominal sacrocolpopexy in female cadavers...
  9. doi Abdominal hysterectomy with or without angle stitch: correlation with subsequent vaginal vault prolapse
    David D Rahn
    Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:669.e1-4. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to assess whether cardinal-uterosacral ligament lateral vaginal cuff angle stitches at the time of total hysterectomy may assist in preventing subsequent apical vault prolapse...
  10. ncbi Does supracervical hysterectomy provide more support to the vaginal apex than total abdominal hysterectomy?
    David D Rahn
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9032, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:650.e1-4. 2007
    ..The objective of the study was to assess whether cervical preservation at the time of hysterectomy may help prevent subsequent apical vaginal vault prolapse...
  11. doi Sensory neuropathy following suspension of the vaginal apex to the proximal uterosacral ligaments
    T Ignacio Montoya
    Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, MC 9032, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 23:1735-40. 2012
    ..The objectives of this study were to assess the rate of sensory neuropathy symptoms following transvaginal USLS at a single institution during a 5-year period and to describe the evaluation, management, and outcomes in these patients...
  12. pmc The pelvic floor complication scale: a new instrument for reconstructive pelvic surgery
    Robert E Gutman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington Hospital Center, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 208:81.e1-9. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop and test a unique, new pelvic floor surgery complication scale and compare it with an existing validated measure...
  13. doi Anterior abdominal wall nerve and vessel anatomy: clinical implications for gynecologic surgery
    David D Rahn
    Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 202:234.e1-5. 2010
    ..We sought to describe relationships of clinically relevant nerves and vessels of the anterior abdominal wall...
  14. pmc Failure of pelvic organ support in mice deficient in fibulin-3
    David D Rahn
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9032, USA
    Am J Pathol 174:206-15. 2009
    ..We suggest that increased vaginal protease activity and abnormal elastic fibers in the vaginal wall are important components in the pathogenesis of pelvic organ prolapse...
  15. doi Utility of clinical parameters, cystourethroscopy, and magnetic resonance imaging in the preoperative diagnosis of urethral diverticula
    Sujatha D Pathi
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 24:319-23. 2013
    ..Our purpose was to assess the accuracy of history and physical, cystourethroscopy, and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in preoperative diagnosis of urethral diverticula...
  16. doi Effects of pregnancy, parturition, and anal sphincter transection on function of the external anal sphincter in an animal model
    David D Rahn
    Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:909-16. 2009
    ..To estimate the effects of pregnancy, parturition, and anal sphincter laceration (with repair) on external anal sphincter morphology and neurophysiology and to define the time course of these effects after injury...
  17. ncbi Posterior division of the internal iliac artery: Anatomic variations and clinical applications
    April T Bleich
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:658.e1-5. 2007
    ..The objective of the study was to characterize the anatomy of the internal iliac artery (IIA) and its posterior division branches and to correlate these findings to IIA ligation...
  18. pmc Effects of preoperative local estrogen in postmenopausal women with prolapse: a randomized trial
    David D Rahn
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology D D R, M M G, S M R, H S, J I S, R A W, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9032 and Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology R J S, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 99:3728-36. 2014
    ..Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) increases in prevalence with age; recurrence after surgical repair is common...
  19. pmc Biomechanical properties of the vaginal wall: effect of pregnancy, elastic fiber deficiency, and pelvic organ prolapse
    David D Rahn
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:590.e1-6. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify pregnancy-induced changes in biomechanical properties of the vaginal wall and to compare these with fibulin-5 knockout mice (Fbln5(-/-)) with and without prolapse...
  20. doi Recovery of external anal sphincter contractile function after prolonged vaginal distention or sphincter transection in an animal model
    Clifford Y Wai
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 111:1426-34. 2008
    ..To estimate the effect of prolonged vaginal distention and anal sphincter transection on contractile properties of the external anal sphincter as a function of time...
  21. ncbi The natural history of posterior vaginal wall support after abdominal sacrocolpopexy with and without posterior colporrhaphy
    Jane L Yau
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 196:e45-7. 2007
    ..The objective of the study was to determine the degree of posterior vaginal wall support after abdominal sacrocolpopexy (ASC) with and without a posterior colporrhaphy as a function of time...
  22. doi Apical vaginal prolapse surgery: practice patterns and factors guiding route of repair
    T Ignacio Montoya
    University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 18:315-20. 2012
    ....
  23. 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...
  24. doi Venous thromboembolism in women undergoing pelvic reconstructive surgery with mechanical prophylaxis alone
    T Ignacio Montoya
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso, 4800 Alberta Avenue, El Paso, TX, 79905, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 25:921-6. 2014
    ....
  25. ncbi Anatomical path of the tension-free vaginal tape: reassessing current teachings
    David D Rahn
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1809-13. 2006
    ..The objective of the study was to revisit the anatomical path of the tension-free vaginal tape and better describe its relationship to the perineal membrane and other important anatomic landmarks...