F E Govier

Summary

Affiliation: Virginia Mason Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Pubovaginal slings: a review of the technical variables
    F E Govier
    Department of Urology and Renal Transplantation, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98111, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 11:405-10. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Complications of transvaginal silicone-coated polyester synthetic mesh sling
    F E Govier
    Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98111, USA
    Urology 66:741-5. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint High complication rate identified in sacrocolpopexy patients attributed to silicone mesh
    Fred E Govier
    Department of Surgery, Continence Center, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98111, USA
    Urology 65:1099-103. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint A multicenter, randomized, double-blind, crossover study of patient preference for tadalafil 20 mg or sildenafil citrate 50 mg during initiation of treatment for erectile dysfunction
    Fred Govier
    Department of Urology, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98111, USA
    Clin Ther 25:2709-23. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Perioperative complications: the first 140 polypropylene pubovaginal slings
    Kathleen C Kobashi
    The Continence Center at Virginia Mason, 1100 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    J Urol 170:1918-21. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Minimum 24-month followup of the sling for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence
    Tanya M Nazemi
    Continence Center, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Urol 179:596-9. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Vesicovaginal fistula and mesh erosion after Perigee (transobturator polypropylene mesh anterior repair)
    Brian S Yamada
    Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Urology 68:1121.e5-7. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint High rate of vaginal erosions associated with the mentor ObTape
    Brian S Yamada
    Continence Center at Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    J Urol 176:651-4; discussion 654. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Suitability of different sling materials for the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence
    Kathleen C Kobashi
    Continence Center, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98111, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Urol 2:84-91. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Incidence and management of abdominal sacrocolpopexy mesh erosions
    J Sean Begley
    Section of Gynecology and Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Surgery, Section of Urology, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98111, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:1956-62. 2005

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Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Pubovaginal slings: a review of the technical variables
    F E Govier
    Department of Urology and Renal Transplantation, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98111, USA
    Curr Opin Urol 11:405-10. 2001
    ..In the following review, we will highlight some of the exciting advances we have witnessed over the last year and try to put them into perspective for the reader...
  2. ncbi request reprint Complications of transvaginal silicone-coated polyester synthetic mesh sling
    F E Govier
    Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98111, USA
    Urology 66:741-5. 2005
    ..To report a premarket multicenter trial to test the feasibility of a transvaginal silicone-coated polyester synthetic mesh sling in women with anatomic incontinence...
  3. ncbi request reprint High complication rate identified in sacrocolpopexy patients attributed to silicone mesh
    Fred E Govier
    Department of Surgery, Continence Center, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98111, USA
    Urology 65:1099-103. 2005
    ..Recently, a preconfigured Y-shaped silicone-coated polyester mesh was introduced to facilitate the vaginal cuff suspension to the sacrum...
  4. ncbi request reprint A multicenter, randomized, double-blind, crossover study of patient preference for tadalafil 20 mg or sildenafil citrate 50 mg during initiation of treatment for erectile dysfunction
    Fred Govier
    Department of Urology, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98111, USA
    Clin Ther 25:2709-23. 2003
    ..It has been shown to improve erectile function compared with placebo in Phase III studies, but clinical experience comparing tadalafil with the PDE5 inhibitor sildenafil citrate is lacking...
  5. ncbi request reprint Perioperative complications: the first 140 polypropylene pubovaginal slings
    Kathleen C Kobashi
    The Continence Center at Virginia Mason, 1100 Ninth Avenue, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    J Urol 170:1918-21. 2003
    ..We present the early complications of our first 140 slings, based on which we recommend that observation of all patients overnight following the SPARC sling be considered...
  6. ncbi request reprint Minimum 24-month followup of the sling for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence
    Tanya M Nazemi
    Continence Center, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Urol 179:596-9. 2008
    ..Although the approach appears to be efficacious, there still exist limited long-term data. We report our experience with SPARC at a minimum followup of 24 months...
  7. ncbi request reprint Vesicovaginal fistula and mesh erosion after Perigee (transobturator polypropylene mesh anterior repair)
    Brian S Yamada
    Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    Urology 68:1121.e5-7. 2006
    ..This is a serious complication associated with this technique. Treatment required an open vesicovaginal fistula repair with excision of the exposed and nearby surrounding mesh...
  8. ncbi request reprint High rate of vaginal erosions associated with the mentor ObTape
    Brian S Yamada
    Continence Center at Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98101, USA
    J Urol 176:651-4; discussion 654. 2006
    ..We report our experience with vaginal erosions associated with the Mentor ObTape and American Medical Systems Monarc transobturator slings...
  9. ncbi request reprint Suitability of different sling materials for the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence
    Kathleen C Kobashi
    Continence Center, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98111, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Urol 2:84-91. 2005
    ..Long-term data on efficacy is lacking, but early results with new materials and delivery techniques indicate that excellent cure rates with minimal morbidity and high patient satisfaction may be achievable...
  10. ncbi request reprint Incidence and management of abdominal sacrocolpopexy mesh erosions
    J Sean Begley
    Section of Gynecology and Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Surgery, Section of Urology, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98111, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:1956-62. 2005
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate the occurrence and management of mesh erosions in patients undergoing abdominal sacrocolpopexy...
  11. ncbi request reprint Management of vaginal erosion of polypropylene mesh slings
    Kathleen C Kobashi
    Continence Center at Virginia Mason, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Urol 169:2242-3. 2003
    ..Erosion must always be considered a risk of synthetic materials. We present 4 cases of vaginal erosion of polypropylene mesh placed with this system and the successful conservative management done...
  12. ncbi request reprint Intermediate term failure of pubovaginal slings using cadaveric fascia lata: a case series
    Keith J O'Reilly
    Section of Urology and Renal Transplantation, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Urol 167:1356-8. 2002
    ..We have now identified 8 patients who experienced intermediate term failure at 4 to 13 months using cadaveric fascia lata...
  13. ncbi request reprint Robotic and laparoscopic female pelvic floor reconstruction
    Firouz Daneshgari
    Center for Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    BJU Int 98:62-8; discussion 69. 2006
  14. ncbi request reprint Continued multicenter followup of cadaveric prolapse repair with sling
    Kathleen C Kobashi
    Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Urol 168:2063-8. 2002
    ..We present the updated, multicenter results of the cadaveric prolapse repair with sling...
  15. ncbi request reprint Comparison of laparoscopic and abdominal sacrocolpopexy for the treatment of vaginal vault prolapse
    Kenneth C Hsiao
    Department of Urology, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Endourol 21:926-30. 2007
    ..In addition, we performed a case series review comparing the laparoscopic procedure with its open surgical counterpart with respect to various demographic and perioperative parameters...
  16. doi request reprint Cadaveric fascial sling with bone anchors: minimum of 24 months of follow-up
    Tanya M Nazemi
    Continence Center, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98111, USA
    Urology 71:834-8. 2008
    ..We present our long-term outcomes using non-frozen solvent-dehydrated cadaveric fascia lata for transvaginal urethral sling placement with bone anchors...