Madhulika G Varma

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The constipation severity instrument: a validated measure
    Madhulika G Varma
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 2330 Post Street, Suite 260, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 51:162-72. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Dartos muscle interposition flap for the treatment of rectourethral fistulas
    Madhulika G Varma
    Department of Surgery, Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 2330 Post Street, Suite 260, Box 0144, San Francisco, California 94143 0144, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 50:1849-55. 2007
  3. 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
  4. pmc Obstructive defecation in middle-aged women
    Madhulika G Varma
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 2330 Post St Suite 260, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 53:2702-9. 2008
  5. pmc Fecal incontinence decreases sexual quality of life, but does not prevent sexual activity in women
    Laurel R Imhoff
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco East Bay, Oakland, California, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 55:1059-65. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Validation of the risk index category as a predictor of surgical site infection in elective colorectal surgery
    Carlos Pastor
    Department of Surgery, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 53:721-7. 2010
  7. doi request reprint A valid and reliable measure of constipation-related quality of life
    Jennifer Y Wang
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 52:1434-42. 2009
  8. pmc Hospitalized ulcerative colitis patients have an elevated risk of thromboembolic events
    Jennifer Y Wang
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    World J Gastroenterol 15:927-35. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Gender-specific differences in pelvic organ function after proctectomy for inflammatory bowel disease
    Jennifer Y Wang
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 54:66-76. 2011
  10. doi request reprint An increase in compliance with the Surgical Care Improvement Project measures does not prevent surgical site infection in colorectal surgery
    Carlos Pastor
    Department of Surgery, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California 91010, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 53:24-30. 2010

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Publications19

  1. doi request reprint The constipation severity instrument: a validated measure
    Madhulika G Varma
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 2330 Post Street, Suite 260, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 51:162-72. 2008
    ..This study was designed to develop and test the validity and reliability of the Constipation Severity Instrument...
  2. ncbi request reprint Dartos muscle interposition flap for the treatment of rectourethral fistulas
    Madhulika G Varma
    Department of Surgery, Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 2330 Post Street, Suite 260, Box 0144, San Francisco, California 94143 0144, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 50:1849-55. 2007
    ..The many techniques for repairing these fistulas vary in their success rates. Our goal was to describe the use of a dartos muscle interposition flap for repair of these fistulas...
  3. 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...
  4. pmc Obstructive defecation in middle-aged women
    Madhulika G Varma
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 2330 Post St Suite 260, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 53:2702-9. 2008
    ..Demographic factors, with the exception of employment status, were not significant, indicating that obstructive defecation, although widespread, does not affect any particular group of women...
  5. pmc Fecal incontinence decreases sexual quality of life, but does not prevent sexual activity in women
    Laurel R Imhoff
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco East Bay, Oakland, California, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 55:1059-65. 2012
    ..The impact of anal incontinence on women's sexual function is poorly understood...
  6. doi request reprint Validation of the risk index category as a predictor of surgical site infection in elective colorectal surgery
    Carlos Pastor
    Department of Surgery, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 53:721-7. 2010
    ..This study aims to validate the risk index category as a predictor of surgical site infection in a cohort of patients who underwent colorectal operations and were prospectively surveyed for surgical site infection...
  7. doi request reprint A valid and reliable measure of constipation-related quality of life
    Jennifer Y Wang
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 52:1434-42. 2009
    ..Few existing measures assess constipation-specific quality of life. This study sought to develop a valid and reliable quality-of-life measure for constipation...
  8. pmc Hospitalized ulcerative colitis patients have an elevated risk of thromboembolic events
    Jennifer Y Wang
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    World J Gastroenterol 15:927-35. 2009
    ..To compare thromboembolism rates between patients with ulcerative colitis undergoing a colorectal operation and other patients undergoing colorectal operations...
  9. doi request reprint Gender-specific differences in pelvic organ function after proctectomy for inflammatory bowel disease
    Jennifer Y Wang
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 54:66-76. 2011
    ..Significant concern exists regarding the effect of proctectomy on sexual function in patients with IBD. Little is known about gender-specific differences...
  10. doi request reprint An increase in compliance with the Surgical Care Improvement Project measures does not prevent surgical site infection in colorectal surgery
    Carlos Pastor
    Department of Surgery, City of Hope National Medical Center, Duarte, California 91010, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 53:24-30. 2010
    ..This study was designed to test the hypothesis that an increase in compliance with quality process measures decreases the rate of surgical site infections in patients undergoing colorectal surgeries...
  11. doi request reprint Fecal incontinence: does age matter? Characteristics of older vs. younger women presenting for treatment of fecal incontinence
    Jennifer Y Wang
    Department of Surgery, University of California, 2330 Post Street Suite 260, Box 0170, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 51:426-31. 2008
    ..We hypothesize that women who seek treatment at different ages differ. We sought to determine which characteristics of women with fecal incontinence patients are associated with younger age at presentation...
  12. doi request reprint Treatment of transsphincteric anal fistulas: are fistula plugs an acceptable alternative?
    Jennifer Y Wang
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 52:692-7. 2009
    ..To examine the benefit of the anal fistula plug, we compared its success rate with a standard treatment for transsphincteric fistulas with similar indications, the transanal mucosal advancement flap...
  13. pmc Pathophysiology of constipation in the older adult
    G Lindsay McCrea
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California, San Francisco 94143, United States
    World J Gastroenterol 14:2631-8. 2008
    ..Additional research is warranted on the effects of aging on GI function, as well as on the timing of these changes...
  14. doi request reprint Implementation of quality measures to reduce surgical site infection in colorectal patients
    Elizabeth C Wick
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 51:1004-9. 2008
    ..The goal of this study was to determine the rate of surgical site infection and compliance with process measures designed to prevent infection in a defined population of patients undergoing colorectal operations...
  15. doi request reprint A review of the literature on gender and age differences in the prevalence and characteristics of constipation in North America
    G Lindsay McCrea
    Department of Physiological Nursing, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Pain Symptom Manage 37:737-45. 2009
    ..Research is needed on gender and age differences in the symptoms of constipation, and how covariates impact the prevalence and severity of constipation in the elderly...
  16. doi request reprint Outcomes after rectal cancer surgery in elderly nursing home residents
    Emily Finlayson
    Phillip R Lee Institute of Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, California 94118, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 55:1229-35. 2012
    ..As the population ages, an increasing number of elderly persons will undergo surgery for rectal cancer. The use of sphincter-sparing surgery in frail older adults is controversial...
  17. pmc Chromosomal copy number alterations are associated with tumor response to chemoradiation in locally advanced rectal cancer
    Zhenbin Chen
    Department of Surgery, City of Hope, 1500 E Duarte Road, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    Genes Chromosomes Cancer 50:689-99. 2011
    ..Our data indicate that chromosomal CNAs can help identify rectal cancer patients more likely to develop a pCR to CRT...
  18. pmc Surgery for inflammatory bowel disease
    John M Hwang
    Center for Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco 94115, United States
    World J Gastroenterol 14:2678-90. 2008
    ..We present an overview of indications, procedures, considerations, and controversies in the surgical therapy of IBD...
  19. ncbi request reprint Faecal incontinence in adults
    Robert D Madoff
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Lancet 364:621-32. 2004
    ..Health-care providers must make every effort to communicate fully with incontinent patients and to help restore their self-esteem, eliminate their self-imposed isolation, and allow them to resume an active and productive lifestyle...