Leslee Subak

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Decrease in urinary incontinence management costs in women enrolled in a clinical trial of weight loss to treat urinary incontinence
    Leslee L Subak
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 120:277-83. 2012
  2. pmc Obesity and urinary incontinence: epidemiology and clinical research update
    Leslee L Subak
    University of California San Francisco Mt Zion Women s Health Clinical Research Center, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Urol 182:S2-7. 2009
  3. pmc Weight loss to treat urinary incontinence in overweight and obese women
    Leslee L Subak
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, USA
    N Engl J Med 360:481-90. 2009
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Cost of pelvic organ prolapse surgery in the United States
    L L Subak
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, Mount Zion Women s Health, San Francisco, California 94143 1688, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 98:646-51. 2001
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. ncbi request reprint Does weight loss improve incontinence in moderately obese women?
    L L Subak
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, 94143 1688, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 13:40-3. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analyses in obstetrics & gynecology. Evaluation of methodologic quality and trends
    Leslee L Subak
    Departments of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences and of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Reprod Med 47:631-9. 2002
  10. pmc Sexual function among overweight and obese women with urinary incontinence in a randomized controlled trial of an intensive behavioral weight loss intervention
    Alison J Huang
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Urol 181:2235-42. 2009

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. pmc Decrease in urinary incontinence management costs in women enrolled in a clinical trial of weight loss to treat urinary incontinence
    Leslee L Subak
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 120:277-83. 2012
    ..To estimate the effect of a decrease in urinary incontinence (UI) frequency on UI management costs among women enrolled in a clinical trial of a weight loss intervention and to identify factors that predict change in cost...
  2. pmc Obesity and urinary incontinence: epidemiology and clinical research update
    Leslee L Subak
    University of California San Francisco Mt Zion Women s Health Clinical Research Center, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Urol 182:S2-7. 2009
    ..We reviewed the epidemiological literature on the association of obesity and urinary incontinence, and summarized clinical trial data on the effect of weight loss on urinary incontinence...
  3. pmc Weight loss to treat urinary incontinence in overweight and obese women
    Leslee L Subak
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, USA
    N Engl J Med 360:481-90. 2009
    ..Obesity is an established and modifiable risk factor for urinary incontinence, but conclusive evidence for a beneficial effect of weight loss on urinary incontinence is lacking...
  4. 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cost of pelvic organ prolapse surgery in the United States
    L L Subak
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, Mount Zion Women s Health, San Francisco, California 94143 1688, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 98:646-51. 2001
    ..To estimate the annual direct cost to society of pelvic organ prolapse operations in the United States...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. ncbi request reprint Does weight loss improve incontinence in moderately obese women?
    L L Subak
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, 94143 1688, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 13:40-3. 2002
    ..07). The study demonstrated an association between weight reduction and improved urinary incontinence. Weight reduction should be considered for moderately obese women as part of non-surgical therapy for incontinence...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analyses in obstetrics & gynecology. Evaluation of methodologic quality and trends
    Leslee L Subak
    Departments of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences and of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Reprod Med 47:631-9. 2002
    ..To evaluate methodologic quality and trends of cost-effectiveness analyses (CEAs) published in Obstetrics & Gynecology...
  10. pmc Sexual function among overweight and obese women with urinary incontinence in a randomized controlled trial of an intensive behavioral weight loss intervention
    Alison J Huang
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Urol 181:2235-42. 2009
    ..We examined sexual function in overweight and obese women with urinary incontinence, and evaluated the effects of an intensive behavioral weight reduction intervention on sexual function in this population...
  11. pmc Prevalence and risk factors for urinary incontinence in overweight and obese diabetic women: action for health in diabetes (look ahead) study
    Suzanne Phelan
    Kinesiology Department, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:1391-7. 2009
    ..Increasing obesity (BMI > or =35 kg/m(2)) was the strongest modifiable risk factor for overall incontinence and stress incontinence in this diverse cohort...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint The effect of behavioral therapy on urinary incontinence: a randomized controlled trial
    Leslee L Subak
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, 94115, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 100:72-8. 2002
    ..To evaluate the effect of a low-intensity behavioral therapy program on urinary incontinence in older women...
  20. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analyses in gynecologic oncology: methodological quality and trends
    Michael R Manuel
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California at San Francisco UCSF, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 93:1-8. 2004
    ..To evaluate methodological quality and trends of cost-effectiveness analyses (CEA) published in gynecologic oncology...
  26. ncbi request reprint New perspectives on overactive bladder: quality of life impact, medication persistency, and treatment costs
    C Daniel Mullins
    Center for Pharmacoeconomic Research, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, USA
    Am J Manag Care 11:S101-2. 2005
  27. 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...
  28. ncbi request reprint Evaluating an incontinence intervention in nursing home residents
    Todd H Wagner
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:275-6. 2003

Research Grants8

  1. Economic Analysis of the EPRIDE
    Leslee Subak; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The E- PRIDE ancillary study allows us to efficiently evaluate the cost-utility of a novel treatment approach - weight reduction -- for incontinence. ..
  2. Economic Analysis of the Urinary Incontinence Treatment Network Trials (E-UITN)
    Leslee Subak; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The study assembles a group of senior investigators with expertise in economics, cost-effectiveness and UI treatment. The E- UITN will provide critical economic data for commonly used treatments for incontinence. ..
  3. Economic Analysis of the Urinary Incontinence Treatment Network Trials (E-UITN)
    Leslee L Subak; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The study assembles a group of senior investigators with expertise in economics, cost-effectiveness and UI treatment. The E- UITN will provide critical economic data for commonly used treatments for incontinence. ..