D L Myers

Summary

Affiliation: Women and Infants' Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Gynecologic manifestations of interstitial cystitis
    Deborah L Myers
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 45:233-41. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Prolapse symptoms in overweight and obese women before and after weight loss
    Deborah L Myers
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 18:55-9. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Pelvic anatomy for obstetrics and gynecology residents: an experimental study using clay models
    D L Myers
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 97:321-4. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint Vaginal paravaginal repair with an AlloDerm graft
    Jeffrey L Clemons
    Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:1612-8; discussion 1618-9. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Dietary caffeine intake and the risk for detrusor instability: a case-control study
    L A Arya
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 96:85-9. 2000
  6. ncbi request reprint Variability of current symptoms in women with pelvic organ prolapse
    Vivian W Sung
    The Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brown Medical School, and Women s and Infants Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18:787-98. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Ethylene vinyl alcohol copolymer erosions after use as a urethral bulking agent
    Elisabeth A Erekson
    Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:490-2. 2007
  8. pmc Comparison of retropubic vs transobturator approach to midurethral slings: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Vivian W Sung
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brown Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:3-11. 2007
  9. doi request reprint The impact of multichannel urodynamics upon treatment recommendations for female urinary incontinence
    Renee M Ward
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstet Gynecol, Women and Infants Hospital Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 695 Eddy Street, Providence, RI, 02903, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:1235-41. 2008
  10. pmc Pay for performance: what the urogynecologist should know
    Elisabeth A Erekson
    Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women and Infants Hospital, The Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University, 695 Eddy St, Ste 12, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:1039-41. 2008

Detail Information

Publications38

  1. ncbi request reprint Gynecologic manifestations of interstitial cystitis
    Deborah L Myers
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 45:233-41. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Prolapse symptoms in overweight and obese women before and after weight loss
    Deborah L Myers
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 18:55-9. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to estimate the association between body mass index (BMI) and pelvic organ prolapse symptoms and bother among overweight and obese women with urinary incontinence before and after weight loss...
  3. ncbi request reprint Pelvic anatomy for obstetrics and gynecology residents: an experimental study using clay models
    D L Myers
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 97:321-4. 2001
    ..To determine whether clay modeling with lecture is more effective than lecture alone in teaching female pelvic anatomy...
  4. ncbi request reprint Vaginal paravaginal repair with an AlloDerm graft
    Jeffrey L Clemons
    Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:1612-8; discussion 1618-9. 2003
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Dietary caffeine intake and the risk for detrusor instability: a case-control study
    L A Arya
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 96:85-9. 2000
    ..To determine whether there is an association in women between caffeine intake and risk for detrusor instability...
  6. ncbi request reprint Variability of current symptoms in women with pelvic organ prolapse
    Vivian W Sung
    The Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brown Medical School, and Women s and Infants Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18:787-98. 2007
    ..05). Women seeking care for symptomatic POP can have dynamic symptoms and are often not evaluated at the time of their most severe symptoms. This should be considered by clinicians evaluating women for symptoms of POP...
  7. ncbi request reprint Ethylene vinyl alcohol copolymer erosions after use as a urethral bulking agent
    Elisabeth A Erekson
    Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:490-2. 2007
    ..Ethylene vinyl alcohol copolymer was approved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in December 2004 for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence...
  8. pmc Comparison of retropubic vs transobturator approach to midurethral slings: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Vivian W Sung
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brown Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:3-11. 2007
    ..40, 95% CI 0.19-0.83]). The transobturator approach to midurethral slings is associated with a lower risk of complications; however, it is still unclear if one approach results in superior objective or subjective outcomes...
  9. doi request reprint The impact of multichannel urodynamics upon treatment recommendations for female urinary incontinence
    Renee M Ward
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstet Gynecol, Women and Infants Hospital Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 695 Eddy Street, Providence, RI, 02903, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:1235-41. 2008
    ..Multichannel urodynamic evaluations are significantly associated with changes in medical and surgical treatment recommendations in a referral population...
  10. pmc Pay for performance: what the urogynecologist should know
    Elisabeth A Erekson
    Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women and Infants Hospital, The Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University, 695 Eddy St, Ste 12, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:1039-41. 2008
    ..As urogynecologists, we should educate ourselves about pay for performance and be proactive in the development of outcome measures...
  11. pmc Postoperative erosions of the Mersilene suburethral sling mesh for antiincontinence surgery
    Kyle J Wohlrab
    Division of Urogynecology, Women and Infants Hospital, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 20:417-20. 2009
    ..Cellulitis complicated 8.3% of erosions. Patients with erosions of Mersilene mesh slings commonly complain of vaginal bleeding and discharge and may present up to 20 years after the surgery...
  12. doi request reprint Recurrent thigh abscess with necrotizing fasciitis from a retained transobturator sling segment
    Charles R Rardin
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Women and Infants Hospital, Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 16:84-7. 2009
    ..This case illustrates several of the areas of concern with the introduction of new surgical materials and techniques...
  13. pmc Uterosacral colpopexy at the time of vaginal hysterectomy: comparison of laparoscopic and vaginal approaches
    Charles R Rardin
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, 695 Eddy Street, Suite 12, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Reprod Med 54:273-80. 2009
    ..To compare the risk of ureteral compromise and of recurrent vault prolapse following vaginal vs. laparoscopic uterosacral vault suspension at the time of vaginal hysterectomy...
  14. pmc Socioeconomic indicators and hysterectomy status in the United States, 2004
    Elisabeth A Erekson
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Community Health, Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University, Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    J Reprod Med 54:553-8. 2009
    ..To examine the association between socioeconomic indicators and hysterectomy...
  15. pmc Treatment decision-making and information-seeking preferences in women with pelvic floor disorders
    Vivian W Sung
    The Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women and Infants Hospital Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University, 695 Eddy Street, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 21:1071-8. 2010
    ..Our objective was to validate these scales in women with pelvic floor disorders (PFDs) and identify variables associated with decision-making preferences...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of patient age on increasing morbidity and mortality following urogynecologic surgery
    Vivian W Sung
    Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:1411-7. 2006
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Update in surgical management of female stress urinary incontinence
    Vivian W Sung
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Med Health R I 88:346-9. 2005
  18. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for bladder injury during cesarean delivery
    Maureen G Phipps
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brown Medical School, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:156-60. 2005
    ..To identify risk factors for bladder injury during cesarean delivery so as to inform patients and practitioners of these risks...
  19. ncbi request reprint Diagnosing interstitial cystitis in women with chronic pelvic pain
    Jeffrey L Clemons
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 100:337-41. 2002
    ..To evaluate the Interstitial Cystitis Symptom Index and Problem Index as a screening tool for interstitial cystitis, and to estimate the prevalence and risk factors for interstitial cystitis in women with chronic pelvic pain...
  20. ncbi request reprint Suburethral sling treatment of occult stress incontinence and intrinsic sphincter deficiency in women with severe vaginal prolapse of the anterior vs posterior/apical compartment
    Jeffrey L Clemons
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Wash 98431, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:1566-72. 2005
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Office screening test for intrinsic urethral sphincter deficiency: pediatric Foley catheter test
    L A Arya
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 97:885-9. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: A positive pediatric Foley catheter test in the absence of urethral mobility strongly suggests intrinsic sphincter deficiency. The pediatric Foley catheter test may be useful in screening for intrinsic sphincter deficiency...
  22. ncbi request reprint Risk of new-onset urinary incontinence after forceps and vacuum delivery in primiparous women
    L A Arya
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women and Infant's Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 185:1318-23; discussion 1323-4. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: In primiparous women, urinary incontinence after forceps delivery is more likely to persist compared with spontaneous vaginal or vacuum delivery...
  23. ncbi request reprint Vaginal paravaginal repair with an AlloDerm graft: Long-term outcomes
    Renee M Ward
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:670.e1-5. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to describe the long-term objective and subjective outcomes after vaginal paravaginal repair with AlloDerm graft (LifeCell, Branchburg, NJ)...
  24. doi request reprint Validation of decision-making outcomes for female pelvic floor disorders
    Vivian W Sung
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Warren Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:575.e1-6. 2008
    ..This study was undertaken to modify and validate the Satisfaction with Decision Scale and Decision Regret Scale for women who have undergone surgery for pelvic floor disorders...
  25. pmc Urinary symptoms and impact on quality of life in women after treatment for endometrial cancer
    E A Erekson
    Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Alpert Medical School at Brown University, Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, 695 Eddy St, Ste 12, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 20:159-63. 2009
    ..8) vs. 35.6(+/-21.7; p = 0.05)] and [24.4(+/-28.5) vs. 8.1(+/-16.4; p = 0.004)], respectively. Treatment with adjuvant radiation therapy was associated with more severe incontinence symptoms and impact on quality of life...
  26. doi request reprint The association between obesity and stage II or greater prolapse
    Blair B Washington
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women and Infants Hospital, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 202:503.e1-4. 2010
    ..We sought to evaluate the association between obesity and vaginal prolapse as well as pelvic organ prolapse symptoms...
  27. ncbi request reprint The usefulness of urinary cytology testing in the evaluation of irritative voiding symptoms
    Eric R Sokol
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Women and Infants Hospital, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:1554-9. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the clinical usefulness of urinary cytology testing for the evaluation of urothelial cancer in women with irritative voiding symptoms who were examined at a urogynecology service...
  28. doi request reprint Effect of body mass index on the risk of anal incontinence and defecatory dysfunction in women
    Elisabeth A Erekson
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, The Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:596.e1-4. 2008
    ..The primary objective was to estimate the effect of body mass index on the risk of anal incontinence and defecatory dysfunction in a tertiary referral urogynecologic population...
  29. pmc Patient-reported outcomes after combined surgery for pelvic floor disorders in older compared to younger women
    Vivian W Sung
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:534.e1-5. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare patient-reported outcomes after combined surgery for pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and stress urinary incontinence (SUI) between older and younger women...
  30. ncbi request reprint Patient satisfaction and changes in prolapse and urinary symptoms in women who were fitted successfully with a pessary for pelvic organ prolapse
    Jeffrey L Clemons
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA 98431, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:1025-9. 2004
    ..Our purpose was to estimate, in women after 2 months of pessary use, patient satisfaction and the percentage of prolapse and urinary symptoms that improve or worsen...
  31. ncbi request reprint Impact of hospital and surgeon volumes on outcomes following pelvic reconstructive surgery in the United States
    Vivian W Sung
    Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1778-83. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate the effect of hospital and surgeon volumes on outcomes following urogynecologic surgery...
  32. ncbi request reprint Is urinary incontinence different in women with Parkinson's disease?
    D L Myers
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 10:188-91. 1999
    ..02) compared to the control group. It was concluded that women with Parkinson's disease and lower urinary tract complaints have a lower maximum cystometric capacity and a higher rate of detrusor hyperreflexia at lower bladder volumes...
  33. pmc Association between urinary incontinence and depressive symptoms in overweight and obese women
    Vivian W Sung
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Alpert Medical School at Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 200:557.e1-5. 2009
    ..The objective of the study was to determine the association between urinary incontinence (UI) and depressive symptoms...
  34. ncbi request reprint Risk factors associated with an unsuccessful pessary fitting trial in women with pelvic organ prolapse
    Jeffrey L Clemons
    Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 190:345-50. 2004
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Impact of age on preoperative and postoperative urinary incontinence quality of life
    Vivian W Sung
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:680.e1-5. 2007
    ..The objective of the study was to estimate the effect of age on quality of life in women with urinary incontinence before and following antiincontinence surgery...
  36. ncbi request reprint Results of urine cytology testing and cystoscopy in women with irritative voiding symptoms
    Eric R Sokol
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Women and Infants Hospital, Brown Medical School, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 192:1560-5. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess rates of urinary cytologic abnormalities and cystoscopic outcomes in women with irritative voiding symptoms who were examined at a urogynecology clinic...
  37. ncbi request reprint Patient characteristics that are associated with continued pessary use versus surgery after 1 year
    Jeffrey L Clemons
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Urogynecology, Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, WA 98431, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:159-64. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify patient characteristics in women with symptomatic pelvic organ prolapse that is associated with continued pessary use versus surgery after 1 year...
  38. ncbi request reprint Combined trans- and periurethral injections of bulking agents for the treatment of intrinsic sphincter deficiency
    Eric R Sokol
    Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, 300 Pasteur Drive, Room HH333, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:643-7. 2008
    ..17, OR = 2.03 [95% CI = 0.80, 5.1]). Combining Contigen and Durasphere injections to treat SUI with ISD does not improve outcomes compared to Contigen injections alone...