Vivian W Sung

Summary

Affiliation: Women and Infants' Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Improvements in physical activity and functioning after undergoing midurethral sling procedure for urinary incontinence
    Vivian W Sung
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 120:573-80. 2012
  2. 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
  3. doi request reprint Epidemiology of pelvic floor dysfunction
    Vivian W Sung
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island and Alpert Medical School at Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 36:421-43. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Graft use in transvaginal pelvic organ prolapse repair: a systematic review
    Vivian W Sung
    Alpert Medical School at Brown University, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:1131-42. 2008
  5. 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
  6. doi request reprint Content validation of the patient-reported outcomes measurement information system (PROMIS) framework in women with urinary incontinence
    Vivian W Sung
    The Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 30:503-9. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Reducing bias in pelvic floor disorders research: using directed acyclic graphs as an aid
    Vivian W Sung
    The Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 31:115-20. 2012
  8. pmc Porcine subintestinal submucosal graft augmentation for rectocele repair: a randomized controlled trial
    Vivian W Sung
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Urogynecology, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Research, Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 119:125-33. 2012
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications53

  1. pmc Improvements in physical activity and functioning after undergoing midurethral sling procedure for urinary incontinence
    Vivian W Sung
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 120:573-80. 2012
    ..Our secondary objective was to identify possible risk factors for postoperative insufficient physical activity...
  2. 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...
  3. doi request reprint Epidemiology of pelvic floor dysfunction
    Vivian W Sung
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island and Alpert Medical School at Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am 36:421-43. 2009
    ..The natural history, prevalence, incidence, remission, risk factors, and potential areas for prevention are considered...
  4. doi request reprint Graft use in transvaginal pelvic organ prolapse repair: a systematic review
    Vivian W Sung
    Alpert Medical School at Brown University, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:1131-42. 2008
    ..To estimate the anatomic and symptomatic efficacy of graft use in transvaginal prolapse repair and to estimate the rates and describe the spectrum of adverse events associated with graft use...
  5. 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...
  6. doi request reprint Content validation of the patient-reported outcomes measurement information system (PROMIS) framework in women with urinary incontinence
    Vivian W Sung
    The Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 30:503-9. 2011
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  7. doi request reprint Reducing bias in pelvic floor disorders research: using directed acyclic graphs as an aid
    Vivian W Sung
    The Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02903, USA
    Neurourol Urodyn 31:115-20. 2012
    ..The aim of this paper is to introduce DAGs and then demonstrate their application in PFD research. This paper will also illustrate how relying purely on statistical techniques can lead to pitfalls in reducing bias in research studies...
  8. pmc Porcine subintestinal submucosal graft augmentation for rectocele repair: a randomized controlled trial
    Vivian W Sung
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Urogynecology, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Research, Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 119:125-33. 2012
    ..To estimate the effect of porcine subintestinal submucosal graft augmentation on improving anatomic and subjective rectocele repair outcomes compared with native tissue repair...
  9. 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
  10. 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...
  11. doi request reprint Antibiotic prophylaxis for selected gynecologic surgeries
    Michelle Y Morrill
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaiser Medical Center San Francisco, San Francisco, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 120:10-5. 2013
    ..Antibiotic prophylaxis for surgery is commonly used and is recommended by multiple organizations...
  12. doi request reprint Barriers to pelvic floor physical therapy utilization for treatment of female urinary incontinence
    Blair B Washington
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 205:152.e1-9. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate the effect of insurance status on pelvic floor physical therapy (PFPT)‚ÄČnonparticipation for the treatment of urinary incontinence...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. doi request reprint Nonsurgical management of heavy menstrual bleeding: a systematic review
    Kristen A Matteson
    Women and Infants Hospital, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02905, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 121:632-43. 2013
    ..To compare the effectiveness of nonsurgical abnormal uterine bleeding treatments for bleeding control, quality of life (QOL), pain, sexual health, patient satisfaction, additional treatments needed, and adverse events...
  16. pmc Changes in bowel symptoms 1 year after rectocele repair
    Vivian W Sung
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 207:423.e1-5. 2012
    ..We sought to evaluate changes in bowel symptoms after rectocele repair and identify risk factors for persistent symptoms...
  17. pmc A systematic review comparing hysterectomy with less-invasive treatments for abnormal uterine bleeding
    Kristen A Matteson
    Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 19:13-28. 2012
    ..To compare hysterectomy with less-invasive alternatives for abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB) in 7 clinically important domains...
  18. 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
    ....
  19. 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...
  20. pmc The association between regional anesthesia and acute postoperative urinary retention in women undergoing outpatient midurethral sling procedures
    Kyle J Wohlrab
    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 200:571.e1-5. 2009
    ..The objective of the study was to estimate the association between regional anesthesia and acute postoperative urinary retention in women undergoing outpatient midurethral sling procedures...
  21. doi request reprint Patient preferences for uterine preservation and hysterectomy in women with pelvic organ prolapse
    Nicole B Korbly
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI Electronic address
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 209:470.e1-6. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe patient preferences for uterine preservation and hysterectomy in women with pelvic organ prolapse symptoms and to describe predictors of preference for uterine preservation...
  22. 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...
  23. 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
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Long-term follow-up of a transvaginal Burch urethropexy for stress urinary incontinence
    Charles R Rardin
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brown Medical School Women s and Infants Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:656.e1-5. 2007
    ..The objective of the study was to describe long-term objective and subjective success rates and complications following transvaginal Burch urethropexy for stress urinary incontinence...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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)...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. ncbi request reprint Surgeon practice patterns for antibiotic prophylaxis in gynecologic surgery
    Megan O Schimpf
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 18:281-5. 2012
    ..To assess surgeon practice patterns for antibiotic prophylaxis in gynecologic surgery...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. pmc Ambulatory care related to female pelvic floor disorders in the United States, 1995-2006
    Vivian W Sung
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Alpert Medical School, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 201:508.e1-6. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe trends for pelvic floor disorder (PFD)-related ambulatory visits...
  34. doi request reprint Effect of intrinsic sphincter deficiency on midurethral sling outcomes in women with mixed urinary incontinence
    Nadine C Kassis
    Section of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN 46254, USA
    Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 19:132-6. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to estimate the effect of intrinsic sphincter deficiency (ISD) on frequency and urge incontinence after midurethral sling (MUS) in women with mixed urinary incontinence (MUI)...
  35. ncbi request reprint National trends and costs of surgical treatment for female fecal incontinence
    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 197:652.e1-5. 2007
    ..The objective of the study was to describe national trends, hospital charges, and costs of inpatient surgical treatment for female fecal incontinence in the United States...
  36. 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...
  37. pmc Costs of ambulatory care related to female pelvic floor disorders in the United States
    Vivian W Sung
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, and Division of Research, Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 202:483.e1-4. 2010
    ..We sought to evaluate trends in costs of ambulatory care related to female pelvic floor disorders (PFD) in the United States...
  38. 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...
  39. doi request reprint Improving patient knowledge about sacral nerve stimulation using a patient based educational video
    Peter Clegg Jeppson
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
    J Urol 190:1300-5. 2013
    ..We developed a patient based educational video to address the information needs of women considering sacral nerve stimulation for overactive bladder...
  40. doi request reprint Midurethral sling shortening for persistent stress urinary incontinence
    Jeannine M Miranne
    Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02905, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 23:805-7. 2012
    ..All showed improvement from baseline in UDI-6 and UIQ-7 scores. There were no erosions. MUS shortening may offer a safe and effective option for management of persistent SUI...
  41. pmc Vaginal cuff dehiscence: risk factors and management
    Beth Cronin
    Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Women and Infants Hospital, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 206:284-8. 2012
    ..In addition, we provide a review of the current literature on this important surgical outcome and suggestions for future research on the incidence and prevention of vaginal cuff dehiscence...
  42. doi request reprint Improving medical student knowledge of female pelvic floor dysfunction and anatomy: a randomized trial
    Brittany Star Hampton
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Alpert Medical School of Brown University Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 202:601.e1-8. 2010
    ..The objective of the study was to estimate the effect of an interactive computer trainer on improving medical student knowledge and attitudes regarding female pelvic anatomy (PA) and pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD)...
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. doi request reprint Autologous graft for treatment of midurethral sling exposure without mesh excision
    Peter C Jeppson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 121:437-9. 2013
    ..Other than sling excision, there is minimal information on other options that may help to preserve an effective sling when an exposure has occurred...
  46. doi request reprint Association between obesity, sexual activity and sexual function in women with pelvic floor disorders
    Katy K Tsai
    From the Alpert Medical School of Brown University, and Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI
    Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 16:331-5. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the association between obesity, sexual activity and sexual function in women with pelvic floor disorders (PFDs)...
  47. doi request reprint Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in gynecologic surgery: a systematic review
    David D Rahn
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390 9032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 118:1111-25. 2011
    ..To comprehensively review and critically assess the available gynecologic surgery venous thromboembolism prophylaxis literature and provide clinical practice guidelines...
  48. doi request reprint Hysterectomy for pelvic organ prolapse: indications and techniques
    Peter C Jeppson
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Women and Infants Hospital, Providence, Rhode Island
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 57:72-82. 2014
    ..A midurethral sling should be considered for all patients undergoing vaginal prolapse surgery to prevent or treat urinary incontinence. ..
  49. doi request reprint Patient recall 6 weeks after surgical consent for midurethral sling using mesh
    Brook L McFadden
    Division of Urogynecology, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 24:2099-104. 2013
    ..Specifically we sought to determine whether or not women recalled specific risks related to the placement of mesh...
  50. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial to estimate the effect of an interactive computer trainer on resident knowledge of female pelvic floor dysfunction and anatomy
    Brittany Star Hampton
    From the Alpert Medical School of Brown University Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, Providence, RI
    Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 16:224-8. 2010
    ..To estimate the effect of a computer trainer on improving knowledge and attitudes of Obstetrics and Gynecology residents regarding female pelvic anatomy (PA) and pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD) compared to usual teaching...
  51. pmc Predicting the number of women who will undergo incontinence and prolapse surgery, 2010 to 2050
    Jennifer M Wu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 205:230.e1-5. 2011
    ..We sought to estimate the number of women who will undergo inpatient and outpatient surgery for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) or pelvic organ prolapse (POP) in the United States from 2010 through 2050...
  52. 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...
  53. ncbi request reprint Risk of urinary incontinence after childbirth: a 10-year prospective cohort study
    Vivian W Sung
    Obstet Gynecol 109:999-1000; author reply 1000. 2007