R Edward Varner

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Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Menopausal hormone replacement therapy
    R Edward Varner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Medical Surgical Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 618 20th Street South, NHB 219, Birmingham, AL 35233 7333, USA
    Curr Womens Health Rep 3:410-7. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Medicine or Surgery (Ms): a randomized clinical trial comparing hysterectomy and medical treatment in premenopausal women with abnormal uterine bleeding
    R Edward Varner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 619 South 19th Street, NHB 219, Birmingham, AL 35249 7333, USA
    Control Clin Trials 25:104-18. 2004
  3. pmc Correlates and predictors of patient satisfaction with drug therapy and combined drug therapy and behavioral training for urgency urinary incontinence in women
    Patricia S Goode
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 22:327-34. 2011
  4. pmc Demographic and clinical predictors of treatment failure one year after midurethral sling surgery
    Holly E Richter
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 117:913-21. 2011
  5. 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
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of behavioral training with or without pelvic floor electrical stimulation on stress incontinence in women: a randomized controlled trial
    Patricia S Goode
    Birmingham VA Medical Center, Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center 11G, 70019th St S, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    JAMA 290:345-52. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Outcomes with porcine graft placement in the anterior vaginal compartment in patients who undergo high vaginal uterosacral suspension and cystocele repair
    Thomas L Wheeler
    Division of Medical Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35249 7333, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:1486-91. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Predictors of success with postoperative voiding trials after a mid urethral sling procedure
    Thomas L Wheeler
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Women s Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Urol 179:600-4. 2008
  9. pmc Synthetic graft use in vaginal prolapse surgery: objective and subjective outcomes
    Luisa A Wetta
    Division of Women s Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 20:1307-12. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Cadaveric fascia lata sling for stress urinary incontinence: a prospective quality-of-life analysis
    Holly E Richter
    Division of Medical Surgical Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 620 20th Street South, NHB 219, Birmingham, AL 35249 7333, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:1590-5; discussion 1595-6. 2003

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Menopausal hormone replacement therapy
    R Edward Varner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Medical Surgical Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 618 20th Street South, NHB 219, Birmingham, AL 35233 7333, USA
    Curr Womens Health Rep 3:410-7. 2003
    ..This therapy will continue to evolve and have pertinence for women with menopausal symptoms and for osteoporosis prevention in selected patients...
  2. ncbi request reprint Medicine or Surgery (Ms): a randomized clinical trial comparing hysterectomy and medical treatment in premenopausal women with abnormal uterine bleeding
    R Edward Varner
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 619 South 19th Street, NHB 219, Birmingham, AL 35249 7333, USA
    Control Clin Trials 25:104-18. 2004
    ..02) and a greater prevalence of incontinence (44% vs. 16%; p=0.046). Although recruitment was difficult, we have completed enrollment in a randomized clinical trial comparing surgical and medical treatments for abnormal uterine bleeding...
  3. pmc Correlates and predictors of patient satisfaction with drug therapy and combined drug therapy and behavioral training for urgency urinary incontinence in women
    Patricia S Goode
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 22:327-34. 2011
    ..The goal was to identify correlates of patient satisfaction with drug and behavioral treatments for urge-predominant incontinence, which may help tailor treatments to improve satisfaction...
  4. pmc Demographic and clinical predictors of treatment failure one year after midurethral sling surgery
    Holly E Richter
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 117:913-21. 2011
    ..To identify clinical and demographic factors predictive of midurethral sling failure...
  5. 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of behavioral training with or without pelvic floor electrical stimulation on stress incontinence in women: a randomized controlled trial
    Patricia S Goode
    Birmingham VA Medical Center, Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center 11G, 70019th St S, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    JAMA 290:345-52. 2003
    ..Pelvic floor electrical stimulation (PFES) has been shown to be effective for stress incontinence. However, its role in a multicomponent behavioral training program has not been defined...
  7. ncbi request reprint Outcomes with porcine graft placement in the anterior vaginal compartment in patients who undergo high vaginal uterosacral suspension and cystocele repair
    Thomas L Wheeler
    Division of Medical Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35249 7333, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:1486-91. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to prospectively assess the cases of patients who had undergone a high uterosacral suspension and anterior repair with anterior compartment placement of porcine dermis graft...
  8. ncbi request reprint Predictors of success with postoperative voiding trials after a mid urethral sling procedure
    Thomas L Wheeler
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Women s Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Urol 179:600-4. 2008
    ..We identified predictors of passing a voiding trial after incontinence surgery with a mid urethral sling and examined if successful performance on a voiding trial was maintained...
  9. pmc Synthetic graft use in vaginal prolapse surgery: objective and subjective outcomes
    Luisa A Wetta
    Division of Women s Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 20:1307-12. 2009
    ..This study reports 1-year outcomes in women who underwent transvaginal pelvic organ prolapse (POP) surgery with Prolift transvaginal mesh...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cadaveric fascia lata sling for stress urinary incontinence: a prospective quality-of-life analysis
    Holly E Richter
    Division of Medical Surgical Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 620 20th Street South, NHB 219, Birmingham, AL 35249 7333, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:1590-5; discussion 1595-6. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the effects of full-length cadaveric fascia lata (CFL) sling on quality-of-life outcomes...
  11. ncbi request reprint Predictors of outcome in the behavioral treatment of urinary incontinence in women
    Kathryn L Burgio
    Birmingham Atlanta Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:940-7. 2003
    ..To identify predictors of outcome of a multicomponent behavioral training program for urge and stress incontinence in women...
  12. ncbi request reprint Tension-free vaginal tape: a prospective subjective and objective outcome analysis
    Holly E Richter
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Medical Surgical Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 620 20th Street South, NHB 219, Birmingham, AL 35249 7333, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 16:109-13. 2005
    ..0 months) showed that 91.2% had a negative stress test. Results indicate significant immediate and sustained improvement in incontinence impact and urinary symptoms, and a high rate of patient satisfaction and objective cure...
  13. pmc Bowel preparation before vaginal prolapse surgery: a randomized controlled trial
    Alicia C Ballard
    Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Department of Medicine, Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics, and Palliative Care, and the Center for Clinical and Translational Science, University of Alabama at Birmingham, and the Birmingham Atlanta Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs, Birmingham, Alabama
    Obstet Gynecol 123:232-8. 2014
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Urinary and anal incontinence in morbidly obese women considering weight loss surgery
    Holly E Richter
    Division of Medical Surgical Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:1272-7. 2005
    ..To estimate prevalence and correlates of urinary and anal incontinence in morbidly obese women undergoing evaluation for laparoscopic weight loss surgery...
  15. ncbi request reprint Medroxyprogesterone acetate treatment of abnormal uterine bleeding: factors predicting satisfaction
    Holly E Richter
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Birmingham, Alabama 35249 7333, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:37-42. 2003
    ..This study was undertaken to identify the determinants of patient satisfaction with a cyclic regimen of medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA) for abnormal uterine bleeding...
  16. pmc Retropubic versus transobturator midurethral slings for stress incontinence
    Holly E Richter
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1700 6th Ave South, Suite 10382, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    N Engl J Med 362:2066-76. 2010
    ..Midurethral slings are increasingly used for the treatment of stress incontinence, but there are limited data comparing types of slings and associated complications...
  17. ncbi request reprint Regret, satisfaction, and symptom improvement: analysis of the impact of partial colpocleisis for the management of severe pelvic organ prolapse
    Thomas L Wheeler
    Division of Medical Surgical Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35249 7333, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:2067-70. 2005
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of vaginal vault prolapse repair with a high uterosacral suspension procedure utilizing bilateral single sutures
    Thomas L Wheeler
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Women s Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35249 7333, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18:1207-13. 2007
    ..No patient required reoperation for recurrent prolapse or urinary incontinence. Overall, the two-suture high uterosacral vaginal vault suspension is an acceptable technique for repairing apical prolapse...
  19. pmc Associated factors and the impact of fecal incontinence in women with urge urinary incontinence: from the Urinary Incontinence Treatment Network's Behavior Enhances Drug Reduction of Incontinence study
    Alayne D Markland
    Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics, and Palliative Care, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:424.e1-8. 2009
    ..The objective of the study was to determine the prevalence, risk factors, and impact on quality-of-life (QOL) that fecal incontinence (FI) symptoms have on women seeking treatment for urge urinary incontinence (UUI)...
  20. pmc Mixed incontinence: comparing definitions in women having stress incontinence surgery
    Linda Brubaker
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois 60153, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 28:268-73. 2009
    ..To develop an empirically derived definition of mixed urinary incontinence (MUI) for use in incontinence outcomes research...
  21. ncbi request reprint Intraabdominal pressure changes associated with lifting: implications for postoperative activity restrictions
    Kimberly A Gerten
    Division of Women s Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:306.e1-5. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the effect of the lifting maneuver and the quantity of weight lifted on the generation of intraabdominal pressure...
  22. pmc Prevalence of symptomatic pelvic floor disorders in US women
    Ingrid Nygaard
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine, 30 N 1900 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84132 2209, USA
    JAMA 300:1311-6. 2008
    ..No national prevalence estimates derived from the same population-based sample exists for multiple pelvic floor disorders in women in the United States...
  23. pmc Testing and validation of a low-cost cystoscopy teaching model: a randomized controlled trial
    C Bryce Bowling
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Women s Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, and the Department of Biostatistics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 116:85-91. 2010
    ..To estimate whether the use of a low-cost cystoscopy model effectively trains residents in cystourethroscopy and to validate the model as a teaching tool...
  24. pmc Behavioral therapy to enable women with urge incontinence to discontinue drug treatment: a randomized trial
    Kathryn L Burgio
    University of Alabama at Birmingham and Department of Veterans Affairs, Birmingham, Alabama 35233, USA
    Ann Intern Med 149:161-9. 2008
    ..Women with urge urinary incontinence are commonly treated with antimuscarinic medications, but many discontinue therapy...
  25. ncbi request reprint Risk factors associated with anal sphincter tear: a comparison of primiparous patients, vaginal births after cesarean deliveries, and patients with previous vaginal delivery
    Holly E Richter
    Division of Medical and Surgical Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35249 7333, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:1194-8. 2002
    ..This study was conducted to identify obstetric risk factors for anal sphincter tear in primiparous patients, patients with a previous cesarean delivery (VBAC), and patients with a previous vaginal delivery (PVD)...
  26. ncbi request reprint A randomized, double-blind clinical trial of vaginal acidification versus placebo for the treatment of symptomatic bacterial vaginosis
    Robert L Holley
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 31:236-8. 2004
    ..Vaginal acidification has been suggested as a means of normalizing the vaginal flora...
  27. ncbi request reprint Behavioral training with and without biofeedback in the treatment of urge incontinence in older women: a randomized controlled trial
    Kathryn L Burgio
    Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Birmingham Atlanta Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA
    JAMA 288:2293-9. 2002
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint A randomized comparison of total or supracervical hysterectomy: surgical complications and clinical outcomes
    Lee A Learman
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:453-62. 2003
    ..To compare surgical complications and clinical outcomes after total versus supracervical abdominal hysterectomy for control of abnormal uterine bleeding, symptomatic uterine leiomyomata, or both...
  29. doi request reprint Urodynamic measures do not predict stress continence outcomes after surgery for stress urinary incontinence in selected women
    Charles W Nager
    University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    J Urol 179:1470-4. 2008
    ..We determined the prognostic value of preoperative urodynamic results in patients with stress urinary incontinence...
  30. ncbi request reprint Effect of hysterectomy vs medical treatment on health-related quality of life and sexual functioning: the medicine or surgery (Ms) randomized trial
    Miriam Kuppermann
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0856, USA
    JAMA 291:1447-55. 2004
    ..Although a quarter of US women undergo elective hysterectomy before menopause, controlled trials that evaluate the benefits and harms are lacking...
  31. ncbi request reprint Burch colposuspension versus fascial sling to reduce urinary stress incontinence
    Michael E Albo
    Division of Urology, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA 92103 8897, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:2143-55. 2007
    ..Many surgical procedures are available for women with urinary stress incontinence, yet few randomized clinical trials have been conducted to provide a basis for treatment recommendations...
  32. ncbi request reprint Hysterectomy versus expanded medical treatment for abnormal uterine bleeding: clinical outcomes in the medicine or surgery trial
    Lee A Learman
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 103:824-33. 2004
    ..To compare clinical outcomes after randomization to hysterectomy versus medical treatment in patients with chronic abnormal uterine bleeding refractory to medroxyprogesterone acetate...
  33. ncbi request reprint Sexual functioning after total compared with supracervical hysterectomy: a randomized trial
    Miriam Kuppermann
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:1309-18. 2005
    ....
  34. pmc Gastrointestinal complications following abdominal sacrocolpopexy for advanced pelvic organ prolapse
    William E Whitehead
    Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:78.e1-7. 2007
    ..The aims of this secondary analysis of the "Colpopexy And Urinary Reduction Efforts" (CARE) study were to estimate the incidence of postoperative gastrointestinal complications and identify risk factors...
  35. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of medical treatment versus hysterectomy for abnormal uterine bleeding: resource use in the Medicine or Surgery (Ms) trial
    Jonathan Showstack
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:332-8. 2006
    ..This study was undertaken to compare resource use outcomes for participants in the Medicine or Surgery (Ms) randomized trial...
  36. ncbi request reprint Resource use for total and supracervical hysterectomies: results of a randomized trial
    Jonathan Showstack
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94118 1944, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 103:834-41. 2004
    ..We report here an analysis of 24-month resource use by patients in this trial...