Yuko M Komesu

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Affiliation: University of New Mexico
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Methodology for a trial of brain-centered versus anticholinergic therapy in women with urgency urinary incontinence
    Yuko M Komesu
    Health Sciences Center, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA
    Int Urogynecol J . 2016
  2. pmc Methodology for a vaginal and urinary microbiome study in women with mixed urinary incontinence
    Yuko M Komesu
    Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology MSC10 5580, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM, 87131 0001, USA
    Int Urogynecol J . 2016
  3. pmc Epidemiology of mixed, stress, and urgency urinary incontinence in middle-aged/older women: the importance of incontinence history
    Yuko M Komesu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, MSC10 5580 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 87131 0001, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 27:763-72. 2016
  4. pmc Incidence and remission of urinary incontinence in a community-based population of women ≥ 50 years
    Yuko M Komesu
    Division of Female Pelvic Floor Disorders, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 5286, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 20:581-9. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinical predictors of urinary retention after pelvic reconstructive and stress urinary incontinence surgery
    Yuko M Komesu
    Division of Female Pelvic Floor Disorders, Dept of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center and Dept of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lovelace Health Systems, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131 5286, USA
    J Reprod Med 52:611-5. 2007
  6. pmc Patient-selected goal attainment for pessary wearers: what is the clinical relevance?
    Yuko M Komesu
    University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:577.e1-5. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Pelvic floor symptom changes in pessary users
    Yuko M Komesu
    Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Floor Disorders, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:620.e1-6. 2007
  8. pmc Important role of physicians in addressing psychological aspects of interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS): a qualitative analysis
    Gregory Kanter
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, MSC 10 5580, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 87131 0001, USA
    Int Urogynecol J . 2016
  9. pmc Mindfulness-based stress reduction as a novel treatment for interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome: a randomized controlled trial
    Gregory Kanter
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, MSC 10 5580, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 87131 0001, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 27:1705-1711. 2016
  10. pmc The association between fecal incontinence and sexual activity and function in women attending a tertiary referral center
    Sara B Cichowski
    Fellow Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 24:1489-94. 2013

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Publications23

  1. pmc Methodology for a trial of brain-centered versus anticholinergic therapy in women with urgency urinary incontinence
    Yuko M Komesu
    Health Sciences Center, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA
    Int Urogynecol J . 2016
    ..We also hypothesize that fMRI findings will change following treatment, with changes potentially differing between groups...
  2. pmc Methodology for a vaginal and urinary microbiome study in women with mixed urinary incontinence
    Yuko M Komesu
    Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology MSC10 5580, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM, 87131 0001, USA
    Int Urogynecol J . 2016
    ..We describe the rationale and methods of a study designed to compare vaginal and urinary microbiomes in women with mixed urinary incontinence (MUI) and similarly aged, asymptomatic controls...
  3. pmc Epidemiology of mixed, stress, and urgency urinary incontinence in middle-aged/older women: the importance of incontinence history
    Yuko M Komesu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, MSC10 5580 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 87131 0001, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 27:763-72. 2016
    ..We tested our hypothesis that UI subtype history predicted future occurrence, evaluating subtype incidence/remission over multiple time points in a stable cohort of women...
  4. pmc Incidence and remission of urinary incontinence in a community-based population of women ≥ 50 years
    Yuko M Komesu
    Division of Female Pelvic Floor Disorders, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 5286, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 20:581-9. 2009
    ..The objective of the study was to determine incidence, remission, and predictors of change in urinary incontinence in women ≥ 50 in a racially diverse population...
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinical predictors of urinary retention after pelvic reconstructive and stress urinary incontinence surgery
    Yuko M Komesu
    Division of Female Pelvic Floor Disorders, Dept of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center and Dept of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lovelace Health Systems, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131 5286, USA
    J Reprod Med 52:611-5. 2007
    ..To evaluate the impact of perioperative variables on length of postoperative catheterization...
  6. pmc Patient-selected goal attainment for pessary wearers: what is the clinical relevance?
    Yuko M Komesu
    University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:577.e1-5. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether patient determined goal achievement is associated with pessary continuation...
  7. ncbi request reprint Pelvic floor symptom changes in pessary users
    Yuko M Komesu
    Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Floor Disorders, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:620.e1-6. 2007
    ..The objective of the study was to compare pelvic floor symptom changes in patients who continue vs discontinue pessary use, and determine whether changes predict pessary continuation...
  8. pmc Important role of physicians in addressing psychological aspects of interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome (IC/BPS): a qualitative analysis
    Gregory Kanter
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, MSC 10 5580, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 87131 0001, USA
    Int Urogynecol J . 2016
    ..We aimed to acquire information regarding patient experience with IC/BPS symptoms and with their medical care to elicit suggestions to improve patient satisfaction with that care...
  9. pmc Mindfulness-based stress reduction as a novel treatment for interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome: a randomized controlled trial
    Gregory Kanter
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, MSC 10 5580, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 87131 0001, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 27:1705-1711. 2016
    ..The aims of this study were to explore whether MBSR improved IC/BPS symptoms and the feasibility/acceptability of MSBR among women with IC/BPS...
  10. pmc The association between fecal incontinence and sexual activity and function in women attending a tertiary referral center
    Sara B Cichowski
    Fellow Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 24:1489-94. 2013
    ..To determine whether fecal incontinence (FI) is associated with sexual activity and to compare sexual function in women with and without FI...
  11. doi request reprint Restoration of continence by pessaries: magnetic resonance imaging assessment of mechanism of action
    Yuko M Komesu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:563.e1-6. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to determine incontinence pessaries' mechanism of action by measuring changes on urodynamic studies (UDS) and dynamic magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with and without pessaries in place...
  12. pmc Elder American Indian women's knowledge of pelvic floor disorders and barriers to seeking care
    Gena C Dunivan
    From the Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM School of Social Welfare, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI and Department of Urology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Beverly Hills, CA
    Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 21:34-8. 2015
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  13. pmc Posterior repair and sexual function
    Yuko M Komesu
    Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Floor Disorders, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, Albuquerque, NM, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:101.e1-6. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of posterior repair (PR) on sexual function in patients who have undergone incontinence and/or pelvic reconstructive surgery...
  14. pmc Hypnotherapy for treatment of overactive bladder: a randomized controlled trial pilot study
    Yuko M Komesu
    From the Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Emergency Room Medicine, and Radiology, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM
    Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 17:308-13. 2011
    ..The objective of the study was to obtain pilot data comparing hypnotherapy and behavioral therapy (hypnotherapy) to behavioral therapy alone (behavioral therapy) in overactive bladder (OAB) treatment...
  15. pmc Pelvic Organ Prolapse Stage and the Relationship to Genital Hiatus and Perineal Body Measurements
    Gena C Dunivan
    From the Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
    Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 22:497-500. 2016
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  16. pmc Sunshine Act: shedding light on inaccurate disclosures at a gynecologic annual meeting
    Jennifer C Thompson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Urogynecology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 215:661.e1-661.e7. 2016
    ..Currently all disclosures submitted with research to scientific meetings are at the discretion of the physician. We hypothesized that financial relationships between authors and the medical industry are underreported...
  17. pmc Urgency urinary incontinence and the interoceptive network: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study
    Loren H Ketai
    University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center, Albuquerque, NM
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 215:449.e1-449.e17. 2016
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  18. pmc Standard compared with mnemonic counseling for fecal incontinence: a randomized controlled trial
    Sara B Cichowski
    Division of Urogynecology, the Fellowship Program Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, and the Clinical and Translational Science Center, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
    Obstet Gynecol 125:1063-70. 2015
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  19. pmc Written versus oral disclosure of fecal and urinary incontinence in women with dual incontinence
    Sara B Cichowski
    Fellow Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, 1 University of New Mexico, MSC 10 5580, Albuquerque, NM, 87131 0001, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 25:1257-62. 2014
    ..We hypothesized that women with DI would be less likely to disclose FI in comparison to UI and as likely to disclose UI as women with UI alone...
  20. pmc Patients' experience compared with physicians' recommendations for treating fecal incontinence: a qualitative approach
    Sara B Cichowski
    Fellow Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, 1 University of New Mexico, MSC 10 5580, Albuquerque, NM, 87131 0001, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 25:935-40. 2014
    ..Our hypothesis was that physician recommendations were not being communicated well to patients and that this impaired patients' ability to cope with fecal incontinence...
  21. pmc Ethnicity and variations of pelvic organ prolapse bother
    Gena C Dunivan
    Department of OBGYN, University of New Mexico, MSC 10 5580, Albuquerque, NM, 87131 0001, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 25:53-9. 2014
    ..To determine if prolapse symptom severity and bother varies among non-Hispanic white, Hispanic, and Native American women with equivalent prolapse stages on physical examination...
  22. pmc Urgency urinary incontinence in women 50 years or older: incidence, remission, and predictors of change
    Yuko M Komesu
    From the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Health Sciences Center, Department of Biostatistics, Clinical and Translational Science Center, Health Sciences Center, and Department of Radiology, Health Sciences Center, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
    Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 17:17-23. 2011
    ..To estimate 2-year incidence, remission, and predictors of urgency urinary incontinence (UUI) in a community-based population of women 50 years or older...
  23. pmc Sexual Function and Pessary Management among Women Using a Pessary for Pelvic Floor Disorders
    Kate V Meriwether
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA
    J Sex Med 12:2339-49. 2015
    ..Pessaries are commonly used to treat pelvic floor disorders, but little is known about the sexual function of pessary users...