L L Wall

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Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Ethical concerns regarding operations by volunteer surgeons on vulnerable patient groups: the case of women with obstetric fistulas
    L Lewis Wall
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8064, 660 South Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    HEC Forum 23:115-27. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint The high cost of free lunch
    L Lewis Wall
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:169-73. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Vesicovaginal fistula formation after cervical cerclage mimicking premature rupture of membranes
    L Lewis Wall
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:493-4. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Regarding zygotes as persons: implications for public policy
    L Lewis Wall
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Perspect Biol Med 49:602-10. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Did J. Marion Sims deliberately addict his first fistula patients to opium?
    L Lewis Wall
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Campus Box 8064, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Saint Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Hist Med Allied Sci 62:336-56. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Obstetric vesicovaginal fistula as an international public-health problem
    L Lewis Wall
    Department of Obstetrics Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Lancet 368:1201-9. 2006
  7. pmc The medical ethics of Dr J Marion Sims: a fresh look at the historical record
    L L Wall
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8064, 660 South Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Med Ethics 32:346-50. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Refusals by pharmacists to dispense emergency contraception: a critique
    L Lewis Wall
    Department of Obstetrics Gynecology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:1148-51. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Humanitarian ventures or 'fistula tourism?': the ethical perils of pelvic surgery in the developing world
    L Lewis Wall
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Campus Box 8064, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 17:559-62. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Dr. George Hayward (1791-1863): a forgotten pioneer of reconstructive pelvic surgery
    L Lewis Wall
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8064, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 16:330-3. 2005

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Publications27

  1. doi request reprint Ethical concerns regarding operations by volunteer surgeons on vulnerable patient groups: the case of women with obstetric fistulas
    L Lewis Wall
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8064, 660 South Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    HEC Forum 23:115-27. 2011
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint The high cost of free lunch
    L Lewis Wall
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:169-73. 2007
    ..We argue that physician prescribing habits should be based upon careful consideration of what medication is really in the patient's best clinical interests, not on who most recently provided the doctor with a free lunch...
  3. ncbi request reprint Vesicovaginal fistula formation after cervical cerclage mimicking premature rupture of membranes
    L Lewis Wall
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University in St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:493-4. 2007
    ..We present an unusual complication of this procedure that mimicked preterm rupture of membranes...
  4. ncbi request reprint Regarding zygotes as persons: implications for public policy
    L Lewis Wall
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Perspect Biol Med 49:602-10. 2006
    ..The social, political, and economic changes that would be required if the zygote is enshrined as a person in law constitute a convincing reductio ad absurdum that demonstrates the danger in taking this position seriously...
  5. ncbi request reprint Did J. Marion Sims deliberately addict his first fistula patients to opium?
    L Lewis Wall
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Campus Box 8064, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Saint Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Hist Med Allied Sci 62:336-56. 2007
    ..Sims' use of postoperative opium appears to have been well supported by the therapeutic practices of his day, and the regimen that he used was enthusiastically supported by many contemporary surgeons...
  6. ncbi request reprint Obstetric vesicovaginal fistula as an international public-health problem
    L Lewis Wall
    Department of Obstetrics Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Lancet 368:1201-9. 2006
    ....
  7. pmc The medical ethics of Dr J Marion Sims: a fresh look at the historical record
    L L Wall
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8064, 660 South Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Med Ethics 32:346-50. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Refusals by pharmacists to dispense emergency contraception: a critique
    L Lewis Wall
    Department of Obstetrics Gynecology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 107:1148-51. 2006
    ..We conclude that a policy that allows pharmacists to dispense or not dispense medications to patients on the basis of their personal values and opinions is inimical to the public welfare and should not be permitted...
  9. ncbi request reprint Humanitarian ventures or 'fistula tourism?': the ethical perils of pelvic surgery in the developing world
    L Lewis Wall
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Campus Box 8064, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 17:559-62. 2006
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Dr. George Hayward (1791-1863): a forgotten pioneer of reconstructive pelvic surgery
    L Lewis Wall
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8064, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 16:330-3. 2005
    ..This article reviews George Hayward's career and professional accomplishments with the hope of restoring his well-deserved prominence as a pioneer of reconstructive pelvic surgery...
  11. ncbi request reprint Ethical issues in vesico-vaginal fistula care and research
    L L Wall
    Department of Anthropology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 99:S32-9. 2007
    ..This article emphasizes the vulnerability to exploitation of women with obstetric fistulas and reviews the basic principles of medical ethics relevant to fistula care...
  12. doi request reprint The perils of commercially driven surgical innovation
    L Lewis Wall
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Anthropology, Washington University in St Louis, MO, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 202:30.e1-4. 2010
    ..Finally, we offer some policy suggestions to ensure that this process has proper oversight...
  13. doi request reprint Commercial pressures and professional ethics: troubling revisions to the recent ACOG Practice Bulletins on surgery for pelvic organ prolapse
    L Lewis Wall
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Campus Box 8064, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 20:765-7. 2009
    ..We suggest that in so doing, ACOG is not meeting its fiduciary responsibilities to patients and is undermining important professional values...
  14. doi request reprint Long-term assessment of bladder and bowel dysfunction after radical hysterectomy
    Rebecca A Brooks
    Washington University School of Medicine Barnes Jewish Hospital, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Gynecologic Oncology, 4911 Barnes Jewish Hospital Plaza Box 8064, Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 114:75-9. 2009
    ..To determine the long-term effects of radical hysterectomy on bladder and bowel function...
  15. doi request reprint Ethical aspects of urinary diversion for women with irreparable obstetric fistulas in developing countries
    L Lewis Wall
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8064, 660 South Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:1027-30. 2008
    ..We present a case study of one such woman with an irreparable obstetric fistula and discuss the complex ethical issues involved in considering whether to offer operations of this kind to African fistula victims...
  16. ncbi request reprint A code of ethics for the fistula surgeon
    L Lewis Wall
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 101:84-7. 2008
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Thomas Addis Emmet, the vesicovaginal fistula, and the origins of reconstructive gynecologic surgery
    L Lewis Wall
    Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 13:145-55; discussion 155. 2002
    ..He was an active writer, a renowned collector of American historical documents and memorabilia, a devout Catholic and a steadfast Irish patriot. This article reviews his life and contributions to gynecologic surgery...
  18. ncbi request reprint Fitsari 'dan Duniya. An African (Hausa) praise song about vesicovaginal fistulas
    L Lewis Wall
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 100:1328-32. 2002
    ..A transcription and translation of a Hausa praise song about vesicovaginal fistulas is presented, along with a commentary on the text that sheds new light on a problem that is unfamiliar to most Western obstetrician-gynecologists...
  19. ncbi request reprint Pharmaceutical sales representatives and the doctor/patient relationship
    L Lewis Wall
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 100:594-9. 2002
    ..We conclude that the practice of providing clinical "preceptorships" to pharmaceutical sales representatives is unjustifiable, is unethical, and should not be permitted...
  20. ncbi request reprint The obstetric vesicovaginal fistula: characteristics of 899 patients from Jos, Nigeria
    L Lewis Wall
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1011-9. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the characteristics of women with obstetric vesicovaginal fistulas at a hospital in north central Nigeria...
  21. ncbi request reprint Ethical issues arising from the performance of pelvic examinations by medical students on anesthetized patients
    L Lewis Wall
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:319-23. 2004
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint The treatment of urinary incontinence in 1814
    L Lewis Wall
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8064, 4911 Barnes Jewish Hospital Plaza, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 14:67-9. 2003
    ..The author provides a foreshadowing of therapies that would come into more common use 150 years later...
  23. ncbi request reprint Where should obstetric vesico-vaginal fistulas be repaired: at the district general hospital or a specialized fistula center?
    L L Wall
    Department of Anthropology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 99:S28-31. 2007
    ..Without external funding, these prerequisites are almost impossible to meet at rural district hospitals...
  24. ncbi request reprint The evolutionary origins of obstructed labor: bipedalism, encephalization, and the human obstetric dilemma
    Anna Blackburn Wittman
    Anthropology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 62:739-48. 2007
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint The "continence gap": a critical concept in obstetric fistula repair
    L Lewis Wall
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18:843-4. 2007
  26. ncbi request reprint What motivates women to take part in clinical and basic science endometriosis research?
    Sanjay K Agarwal
    Department of Reproductive Medicine, UCSD School of Medicine, Basic Science Building 5040, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, California 92093 0633, USA
    Bioethics 21:263-9. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to identify factors motivating women to take part in endometriosis research and to determine if these factors differ for women participating in clinical versus basic science studies...
  27. ncbi request reprint Hard questions concerning fistula surgery in Third World countries
    L Lewis Wall
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 14:863-6. 2005