urogenital surgical procedures

Summary

Summary: Surgery performed on the urinary tract or its organs and on the male or female genitalia.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi The transobturator sling: newest tension-free suburethral sling for treatment of stress urinary incontinence
    Marco A Pelosi
    Pelosi Women s Medical Center Bayonne, New Jersey, USA
    Surg Technol Int 13:173-9. 2004
  2. pmc Two-year outcomes after surgery for stress urinary incontinence in older compared with younger women
    Holly E Richter
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:621-9. 2008
  3. ncbi Juxtacervical vesicovaginal fistulae: outcome by route of repair
    C O Chigbu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu, Nigeria
    J Obstet Gynaecol 26:795-7. 2006
  4. ncbi The current status of laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy: a review
    Anjali M Ganatra
    Department of Urology, Institut Montsouris, Universite Paris Descartes, Paris, France
    Eur Urol 55:1089-103. 2009
  5. ncbi Microsurgical and nonmagnified subinguinal varicocelectomy for infertile men: a comparative study
    Abul Fotouh Abdel-Maguid
    Department of Urology, Al Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt
    Fertil Steril 94:2600-3. 2010
  6. ncbi Complex obstetric fistulas
    R R Genadry
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 99:S51-6. 2007
  7. ncbi Abdominal sacrocolpopexy: a comprehensive review
    Ingrid E Nygaard
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 104:805-23. 2004
  8. ncbi Microanatomy of the left and right spermatic cords at subinguinal microsurgical varicocelectomy: comparative study of primary and redo repairs
    Jamie L Libman
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Urology 75:1324-7. 2010
  9. ncbi Patient-centered goals for pelvic floor dysfunction surgery: long-term follow-up
    Kathie L Hullfish
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville 22908, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:201-5. 2004
  10. ncbi Lack of value of the Martius fibrofatty graft in obstetric fistula repair
    A Browning
    Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital, Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 93:33-7. 2006

Research Grants

  1. GENE THERAPY OF DIABETIC PENILE ENDOTHELIAL DYSFUNCTION
    Hunter Wessells; Fiscal Year: 2004
  2. Patient-centered goals for pelvic floor dysfunction
    Kathie Hullfish; Fiscal Year: 2004
  3. Neural Melanocortin Signaling and Erectile Function
    Hunter Wessells; Fiscal Year: 2005
  4. Immortalized Human Cavernosal Endothelial Cells
    Hunter Wessells; Fiscal Year: 2005
  5. UROTHELIAL DIFFENTIATION
    Laurence Baskin; Fiscal Year: 2003

Detail Information

Publications192 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi The transobturator sling: newest tension-free suburethral sling for treatment of stress urinary incontinence
    Marco A Pelosi
    Pelosi Women s Medical Center Bayonne, New Jersey, USA
    Surg Technol Int 13:173-9. 2004
    ..It is equally efficient in treatment of recurrent and mixed urinary incontinence. Short-term results are similar to those of the retropubic tension-free slings...
  2. pmc Two-year outcomes after surgery for stress urinary incontinence in older compared with younger women
    Holly E Richter
    University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 112:621-9. 2008
    ..To estimate whether perioperative and postoperative outcomes after Burch colposuspension or pubovaginal sling for stress urinary incontinence (SUI) differed with age...
  3. ncbi Juxtacervical vesicovaginal fistulae: outcome by route of repair
    C O Chigbu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Nigeria Teaching Hospital, Enugu, Nigeria
    J Obstet Gynaecol 26:795-7. 2006
    ..It was concluded that the route of repair of juxtacervical vesicovaginal fistula should be determined by accessibility of the fistula and whenever possible, the vaginal route should be preferred...
  4. ncbi The current status of laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy: a review
    Anjali M Ganatra
    Department of Urology, Institut Montsouris, Universite Paris Descartes, Paris, France
    Eur Urol 55:1089-103. 2009
    ..Vaginal prolapse repairs, however, are often faster and offer patients a shorter recovery time. Laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy (LSC) aims to bridge this gap and to provide the outcomes of ASC with decreased morbidity...
  5. ncbi Microsurgical and nonmagnified subinguinal varicocelectomy for infertile men: a comparative study
    Abul Fotouh Abdel-Maguid
    Department of Urology, Al Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt
    Fertil Steril 94:2600-3. 2010
    ..To compare semen parameters, pregnancy, recurrence, and complication rates after microsurgical and nonmagnified subinguinal varicocelectomy for infertile men...
  6. ncbi Complex obstetric fistulas
    R R Genadry
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 99:S51-6. 2007
    ..The severity of the neurovascular alterations associated with these lesions, as well as inescapable limitations in staff, health facilities, and supplies, make their optimal management very challenging...
  7. ncbi Abdominal sacrocolpopexy: a comprehensive review
    Ingrid E Nygaard
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, 200 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 104:805-23. 2004
    ..To summarize published data about abdominal sacrocolpopexy and to highlight areas about which data are lacking...
  8. ncbi Microanatomy of the left and right spermatic cords at subinguinal microsurgical varicocelectomy: comparative study of primary and redo repairs
    Jamie L Libman
    Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Urology 75:1324-7. 2010
    ..To examine and compare the left and right spermatic cord arterial and lymphatic anatomy identified at primary and redo microsurgical subinguinal varicocelectomy...
  9. ncbi Patient-centered goals for pelvic floor dysfunction surgery: long-term follow-up
    Kathie L Hullfish
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville 22908, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 191:201-5. 2004
    ..This study was undertaken to describe long-term postoperative perceived achievement of subjective preoperative goals for pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD) surgery...
  10. ncbi Lack of value of the Martius fibrofatty graft in obstetric fistula repair
    A Browning
    Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital, Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 93:33-7. 2006
    ..To ascertain if the Martius graft is of benefit to successful surgical outcome in obstetric fistula repair...
  11. ncbi Obstetric fistulas: a clinical review
    A A Creanga
    Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 99:S40-6. 2007
    ..A standardized terminology and classification, as well as a data reporting system on the surgical management of obstetric fistulas and its outcomes, are critical steps that need to be taken immediately...
  12. ncbi Is Burch colposuspension ever cost-effective compared with tension-free vaginal tape for stress incontinence?
    Jennifer M Wu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:62.e1-5. 2007
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of Burch colposuspension compared with tension-free vaginal tape...
  13. ncbi Anterior intravaginal slingplasty tunneller device for stress incontinence and posterior intravaginal slingplasty for apical vault prolapse: a 2-year prospective multicenter study
    Michael D Vardy
    Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Science, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:104.e1-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to report the outcome for (1) anterior intravaginal slingplasty in the treatment of urodynamic stress incontinence and (2) posterior intravaginal slingplasty for apical prolapse (> or = stage II)...
  14. ncbi Collagen content of nonsupport tissue in pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence
    Michael Y Wong
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Temple University School of Medicine, 3401 N Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:1597-9; discussion 1599-1600. 2003
    ..We aimed to compare the collagen content of the uterine cervix, a nonsupport tissue, of women who had pelvic organ prolapse with and without stress urinary incontinence against those without these problems...
  15. ncbi Results of TVT operations alone and combined with other vaginal surgical procedures
    Onay Yalcin
    Istanbul University Istanbul Medical Faculty Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Istanbul, Turkey
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 269:96-8. 2004
    ..We made a study of 61 women with genuine stress incontinence (GSI). They all had a tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) and 28 patients had concomitant vaginal surgery. The cure rates and complication rates for the two groups were similar...
  16. ncbi [Some complications of tension-free midurethral tapes for the treatment of stress incontinence in women]
    J P F A Heesakkers
    Universitair Medisch Centrum St Radboud, Nijmeegs Universitair Bekkenbodem Centrum Isabella, Postbus 9101, 6500 HB Nijmegen
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 151:1361-6. 2007
    ..Furthermore, patient information should clearly indicate the actual results. Initial treatment for stress incontinence should consist of intensive pelvic floor muscle training...
  17. ncbi Combination of two anti-stress procedures: our original 4-corner deltoid-like vaginal suspension and suburethral duplication sec. Lazarevski in patients with genital prolapse
    V Antovska
    Department for Urogynaecology and Pelvic Floor Disorders, University Clinic for Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Medical Faculty, University Saint Cyril and Methodius, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia, Europe
    Bratisl Lek Listy 108:189-99. 2007
    ..The effectiveness of the combination of two anti-stress procedures: 1) our original 4-corner deltoid-like vaginal suspension; and 2) suburethral duplication sec. Lazarevski are analysed...
  18. ncbi Dermal graft-augmented rectocele repair
    N Kohli
    DOB 302, Mount Auburn Hospital, 300 Mount Auburn St, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 14:146-9. 2003
    ..It recreates normal anatomic support and is easily adapted into current surgical procedures for rectocele repair...
  19. ncbi Four-corner colposuspension: clinical and functional results
    E Costantini
    Department of Urology, University of Perugia, Italy
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 14:113-8. 2003
    ..Obstruction persisted in 6 patients with prolapse recurrence. The ideal candidate for four-corner suspension is a patient with moderate cystocele and no signs of uterine prolapse who may, or may not, be incontinent...
  20. ncbi Tension-free vaginal tape procedure is an ideal treatment for obese patients
    Danny Lovatsis
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Manitoba, St Boniface General Hospital, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 189:1601-4; discussion 1604-5. 2003
    ..Specifically, do patients with a body mass index (BMI) of 35 kg/m(2) or greater have a lower cure rate of stress urinary incontinence?..
  21. ncbi Incomplete bladder emptying after the tension-free vaginal tape procedure, necessitating release of the mesh. A report of three cases
    Christine A LaSala
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 6221, USA
    J Reprod Med 48:387-90. 2003
    ..Somerville, New Jersey) procedure is a minimally invasive surgical treatment for stress urinary incontinence. Urinary retention is a potential complication that may require release of the tape...
  22. ncbi Expeditious method of urethrovesical junction determination in retropubic colposuspension with intraballoon illumination of Foley catheter
    Hasan Kafali
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Harran University Medical School, Sanliurfa, Turkey
    Urol Int 70:262-4. 2003
    ..To investigate the efficiency and safety of Foley catheter intraballoon illumination in determining the urethrovesical junction (UVJ) in retropubic colposuspension...
  23. ncbi Prolapse surgery: an update
    Giacomo Novara
    Department of Oncological and Surgical Sciences, Urology Clinic, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    Curr Opin Urol 17:237-41. 2007
    ..The purpose of the review is to highlight the latest developments in the surgical treatment of pelvic organ prolapse...
  24. ncbi Voiding function after tension-free vaginal tape: a longitudinal study
    Hans Peter Dietz
    Women and Babies, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol 44:152-5. 2004
    ..It seems to function via an intermittent obstructive effect that is easily demonstrated on imaging, although there is no agreement regarding its effect on voiding...
  25. ncbi Transobturator versus retropubic suburethral tapes for stress urinary incontinence
    Arthur Mourtzinos
    Department of Urology at the Geffen School of Medicine UCLA, 90024, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Urol 3:62-3. 2006
  26. ncbi The vexing problem of hidden incontinence
    Rebecca G Rogers
    N Engl J Med 354:1627-9. 2006
  27. ncbi Laparoscopic colposuspension versus urethropexy: a case-control series
    H P Dietz
    Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 16:15-8; discussion 18. 2005
    ..Significant differences were observed regarding anatomical appearances, with urethropexies showing more recurrent bladder neck hypermobility and cystocele...
  28. ncbi Young women with genital prolapse have a low collagen concentration
    Marie Westergren Söderberg
    Division of Obstetrics, Danderyd Hospital, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 83:1193-8. 2004
    ..Genital prolapse is a common and handicapping form of pelvic floor dysfunction. To explain its genesis as a result of endopelvic connective tissue weakness, the collagen state was analyzed in women with and without genital prolapse...
  29. ncbi [Changes in values of urethral closure pressure and its position after Burch colposuspension--predictive value of MUCP and VLPP for successful rate of this operation]
    A Martan
    Gynekologicko porodnická klinika 1 LF UK a VFN, Praha
    Ceska Gynekol 71:209-19. 2006
    ..In addition, to ascertain whether in ultrasound examination we can observe any differences in urethra mobility between subgroups of women with various operation results...
  30. ncbi Tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) and intravaginal slingplasty (IVS) for stress urinary incontinence: a multicenter randomized trial
    Michele Meschia
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ospedale G Fornaroli, Magenta, Italy
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 195:1338-42. 2006
    ..This study was undertaken to compare the efficacy and morbidity of 2 minimally invasive procedures for stress urinary incontinence...
  31. ncbi Pelvic floor reconstructive surgery: which aspects remain controversial?
    Franca Natale
    Department of Urogynecology, University Tor Vergata, San Carlo IDI Hospital, Via Aurelia 275, 00165 Rome, Italy
    Curr Opin Urol 16:407-12. 2006
    ..The article focuses on recently published original and review papers on current controversial aspects of pelvic reconstructive surgery...
  32. ncbi Tension-free vaginal tape procedure for the treatment of mixed urinary incontinence: significance of maximal urethral closure pressure
    Jae Seung Paick
    Departments of Urology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, 28 Yongon Dong, Jongno gu, Seoul 110 744, Korea
    J Urol 172:1001-5. 2004
    ..We investigated factors predicting persistent urge incontinence after the tension-free vaginal tape procedure in patients with mixed urinary incontinence...
  33. ncbi Tension-free vaginal tape procedure for the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence: long-term results
    Alexander Tsivian
    Department of Urologic Surgery, Edith Wolfson Medical Center, POB 5, Holon 58100, Israel
    J Urol 172:998-1000. 2004
    ..Long-term followup data on the outcome of the procedure are sparse. We evaluated the long-term results of TVT for treating women with GSUI...
  34. ncbi Colovaginal fistula: an unusual complication of the tension-free vaginal tape procedure
    Geneviève Patry
    Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Quebec, Universite Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada G1V 4G2
    J Urol 172:972-3. 2004
  35. ncbi Endoscopic excision of intravesical tension-free vaginal tape with laparoscopic instrument assistance
    Stephanie J Kielb
    Department of Urology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Urol 172:971. 2004
  36. ncbi [Delayed positioning of multifilament tape (IVS transobturator tape) in treatment of stress urinary incontinence caused by the radiotherapy]
    Katarzyna Jankiewicz
    II Katedra i Klinika Ginekologii AM w Lublinie
    Ginekol Pol 76:819-23. 2005
    ..There were no intra- or postoperative complication. The check-up done four months following surgery revealed that patient have full control of micturition and markedly improved quality of life...
  37. ncbi [The Barnett-Macku method of anterior colporrhaphy in the prevention and treatment of urinary stress incontinence in women with cystocele]
    R Chmel
    Gynekologicko porodnická klinika UK 2 LF a FN v Motole, Praha
    Ceska Gynekol 68:17-21. 2003
    ..The evaluation of the success rate in prevention and treatment of stress incontinence in patients with cystocele operated by Barnett-Macku modification of anterior colporrhaphy...
  38. ncbi Tension-free vaginal tape for surgical treatment of stress urinary incontinence: two years follow-up
    Hakki Perk
    Department of Urology, Suleyman Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey
    Int J Urol 10:132-5. 2003
    ..The objective was to study prospectively the effectiveness of tension-free vaginal tape as an ambulatory and minimal invasive operation for the treatment of female stress incontinence...
  39. ncbi Abdominal versus vaginal approach for the management of genital prolapse and coexisting stress incontinence
    J P W R Roovers
    University Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 13:224-31. 2002
    ..0% vs. 11.4%) than vaginal surgery. These results suggest that a unified vaginal surgical correction of genital prolapse and coexisting stress incontinence appears to be preferable to a unified abdominal surgical correction...
  40. ncbi [The incidence and prevalence of complications after urogynaecological and reconstructive pelvic floor prosthetic surgery and management of these complications in women]
    A Martan
    Gynekologicko porodnická klinika VFN a 1 LF UK, Praha
    Ceska Gynekol 72:410-5. 2007
    ....
  41. ncbi Relationship between stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse
    S W Bai
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 13:256-60; discussion 260. 2002
    ..Therefore, when a preoperative evaluation that simultaneously considers both conditions and the correcting surgery is based on this evaluation, the recurrence rates of both conditions could be lowered...
  42. ncbi Does preoperative urodynamics change the management of prolapse?
    S Jha
    Department of Urogynaecology, Birmingham Women s Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    J Obstet Gynaecol 28:320-2. 2008
    ..Preoperative UDS changed management in 33% (14/43) patients and in 7% (3/43 undergoing UDS) of patients, the surgical procedure was changed...
  43. ncbi Burch colposuspension does not provide any additional benefit to pelvic organ prolapse repair in patients with urinary incontinence: a randomized surgical trial
    Elisabetta Costantini
    Department of Medical Surgical Specialties and Public Health, Section of Urology and Andrology, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    J Urol 180:1007-12. 2008
    ..We evaluated the impact of Burch colposuspension as an anti-incontinence measure in patients with urinary incontinence undergoing abdominal surgery for pelvic organ prolapse repair...
  44. ncbi Stress urinary incontinence after delayed primary closure of genitourinary fistula: a technique for surgical management
    Marcus P Carey
    Department of Urogynaecology, Mercy Hospital for Women, Melbourne, Australia
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 186:948-53. 2002
    ..Our purpose was to evaluate the anatomic pathology of severe incontinence after fistula closure and assess a surgical technique for correction of this problem...
  45. ncbi Combined genitourinary prolapse repair and prophylactic tension-free vaginal tape in women with severe prolapse and occult stress urinary incontinence: preliminary results
    D Gordon
    Urogynecology and Pelvic Floor Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Lis Maternity Hospital, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Tel Aviv University Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Urology 58:547-50. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The preliminary results of TVT as a prophylactic procedure in clinically continent women with severe prolapse and occult SUI are encouraging. Long-term follow-up is required to confirm the durability of these results...
  46. ncbi Case report of voiding difficulty after intravaginal slingplasty (IVS) procedure: the emphasize of pre-service training
    Suvit Bunyavejchevin
    Department of Obstetric and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Rama IV Rd, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 88:1120-2. 2005
    ..Too much tension during pulling the tape and the incorrect placing of the tape can cause urinary retention that may require release of the tape...
  47. ncbi The sacrospinous vaginal vault suspension: Critical analysis of outcomes
    M Meschia
    First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Milan, Italy
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 10:155-9. 1999
    ..Conversely, the repair of the anterior vaginal wall was not as good as in the posterior and superior vaginal sites. Stress urinary incontinence was successfully managed in 72% of the women using different anti-incontinence procedures...
  48. ncbi Vaginal nylon sling: loop length and surgical outcomes in those with urethral hypermobility and intrinsic sphincter deficiency
    A Kondo
    Komaki Shimin Hospital, Japan
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 10:182-7. 1999
    ....
  49. ncbi 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...
  50. ncbi Release of tension-free vaginal tape for the treatment of refractory postoperative voiding dysfunction
    C R Rardin
    Mount Auburn Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 100:898-902. 2002
    ..To report our experience with surgical release of tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) for the treatment of persistent post-TVT voiding dysfunction...
  51. pmc Evaluation and outcome measures in the treatment of female urinary stress incontinence: International Urogynecological Association (IUGA) guidelines for research and clinical practice
    G Ghoniem
    Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, FL, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:5-33. 2008
  52. pmc Five year follow-up comparing tension-free vaginal tape and colposuspension
    Geoff R McCracken
    15014 Cardinal Carter South, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto Ontario, Canada M5B1W8
    Ulster Med J 76:146-9. 2007
    ..The overall success rate was 88.5% and 92% respectively. No significant difference in subjective outcome was noted at more than 5 years after surgery between the two procedures for either the BFLUTS or SF-12...
  53. ncbi Body mass index and outcome of tension-free vaginal tape
    Arash Rafii
    Services de Gynécologie, Hopital Hotel Dieu, Hopital Beaujon, Clichy, et Hôpital Tenon, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris AP HP, Universite Paris 7, 100 Boulevard du General Leclerc, Clichy 92110, France
    Eur Urol 43:288-92. 2003
    ..To assess the effectiveness of tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) in women with high body mass indices (BMIs)...
  54. ncbi Analysis of risk factors associated with vaginal erosion after synthetic sling procedures for stress urinary incontinence
    Huey Yi Chen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, China Medical University Hospital, No 2 Yu Der Road, Taichung 404, Taiwan
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:117-21. 2008
    ..054). Women with DM should be informed that vaginal erosion is a possible complication after synthetic sling procedure...
  55. ncbi Abdominal sacrocolpopexy with Burch colposuspension to reduce urinary stress incontinence
    Linda Brubaker
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Ill, USA
    N Engl J Med 354:1557-66. 2006
    ....
  56. ncbi [Assessment of single-dose regimen for antimicrobial prophylaxis to prevent perioperative infection in urologic surgery]
    Shingo Yamamoto
    Department of Urology, Hyogo College of Medicine
    Hinyokika Kiyo 54:587-91. 2008
    ..2%) after clean procedures. A single-dose regimen of AMP was effective for prevention ofperioperative infections including SSI, UTI, and RI in endoscopic-instrumental, clean, and clean-contaminated surgical procedures in urology...
  57. ncbi [Laparoscopic varicocele ligation. The comparative assessment of artery-ligating and artery-preserving varicocelectomy]
    J Huk
    Katedry i Kliniki Urologii w Zabrzu
    Wiad Lek 54:621-31. 2001
    ..The laparoscopic varicocelectomy regardless of the technique allows a significant improvement of semen characteristics and pregnancy rate among the couples, where men were less than 30 years of age...
  58. ncbi The Snodgrass repair: is stenting always necessary?
    O O'Sullivan
    Department of Urology, Mid Western Regional Hospital, Limerick, Ireland
    Ir Med J 99:71-3. 2006
    ..Otherwise the long-term outcome of the surgery has been excellent for the entire group. We believe that stenting can be abandoned in distal repairs without compromising patient outcomes...
  59. ncbi [Gender identity disorder: challenges and specificity in the treatment of requests for sexual reassignment]
    P Pécoud
    Service de Psychiatrie de Liaison, CHUV, 1011 Lausanne
    Rev Med Suisse 7:395-7. 2011
    ..Multiples challenges have to be faced, especially by the psychiatrist who follows the patient during the whole process...
  60. ncbi [The forensic medical expertise in trauma of male genitals]
    O A Dmitrieva
    Sud Med Ekspert 46:35-40. 2003
    ..It is always necessary to asses a degree of severity to the health both by signs of duration to health disorders and by an outcome of injury with regard for trauma severity and possible impact on the reproductive function...
  61. ncbi A Danish national survey of women operated with mid-urethral slings in 2001
    Astrid Cecilie Ammendrup
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Glostrup Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 88:1227-33. 2009
    ..To perform a national survey on self-reported cure, satisfaction and complications four years after mid-urethral sling (MUS) for urinary stress incontinence in Danish women operated in 2001...
  62. pmc The role of preoperative urodynamic testing in stress-continent women undergoing sacrocolpopexy: the Colpopexy and Urinary Reduction Efforts (CARE) randomized surgical trial
    Anthony G Visco
    Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, P O Box 3192, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:607-14. 2008
    ..Future research is warranted in this patient population to evaluate other treatment options to refine predictions and further reduce the risk of postoperative stress incontinence...
  63. ncbi Bowel symptoms in women 1 year after sacrocolpopexy
    Catherine S Bradley
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:642.e1-8. 2007
    ..The objective of the study was to evaluate changes in bowel symptoms after sacrocolpopexy...
  64. ncbi Parents' narratives about their experiences of their child's reconstructive genital surgeries for ambiguous genitalia
    Caroline Sanders
    Royal Liverpool Children s Hospital, Liverpool, UK
    J Clin Nurs 17:3187-95. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to initiate an exploration of parents' understanding and experiences of their child's reconstructive genital surgeries for ambiguous genitalia...
  65. ncbi Gender identity disorders: diagnostic and surgical aspects
    Michael Sohn
    Department of Urology, Markus Hospital, Frankfurt, Germany
    J Sex Med 4:1193-207; quiz 1208. 2007
    ..Best results are to be expected when using multidisciplinary teams of plastic surgeons, urologists, gynecologists, and experts in sexual medicine in large volume centers...
  66. ncbi Intravenous lornoxicam is more effective than paracetamol as a supplemental analgesic after lower abdominal surgery: a randomized controlled trial
    Hany A Mowafi
    Department of Anesthesiology, Faculty of Medicine, Dammam University, Dammam, Saudi Arabia
    World J Surg 36:2039-44. 2012
    ..The aim of this prospective, randomized, double-blind study was to determine the more effective supplemental analgesic, paracetamol or lornoxicam, for postoperative pain relief after lower abdominal surgery...
  67. ncbi Penile torsion repair by suturing tunica albuginea to the pubic periosteum
    Li Zhou
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, the First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou 510080, China
    J Pediatr Surg 41:e7-9. 2006
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a new technique to repair penile torsion in children...
  68. ncbi Focus on paediatric and adolescent varicocoele: a single institution experience
    M Cimador
    Department for Mother and Child Care, Pediatric Urology, Universita di Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    Int J Androl 35:700-5. 2012
    ....
  69. ncbi Simple fistulas: diagnosis and management in low-resource settings--a descriptive report
    A T Lassey
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Ghana Medical School, Accra, Ghana
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 99:S47-50. 2007
    ..The patients are kept at the hospital for 14 days postoperatively for continuous bladder drainage...
  70. ncbi [Endourethral surgery for 46 cases of the complicated urethra stenosis and urethratresia]
    Bao Long Yang
    Department of Urology, The Navy General Hospital, Beijing 100037, China
    Zhonghua Nan Ke Xue 12:151-3. 2006
    ..To evaluate the endourethral surgery for the complicated urethra stenosis and urethratresia...
  71. ncbi Laparoscopic Palomo varicocele surgery: lessons learned after 10 years' follow up of 156 consecutive pediatric patients
    Roberto Méndez-Gallart
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, University Clinic Hospital, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    J Pediatr Urol 5:126-31. 2009
    ..To evaluate our experience using laparoscopic Palomo varicocele ligation in a population under 18years, and confirm the factors involved in postoperative hydrocele formation...
  72. ncbi Microlaparoscopy
    Efrossini Kolios
    Albany Medical Center Hospital, Albany, New York, USA
    J Endourol 18:811-7. 2004
    ..Laparoscopic surgeons have made significant efforts to minimize the trauma induced by their procedures. One of the newest methods is the use of mini and micro instruments. This work is reviewed here...
  73. ncbi Limited anterior cystotomy: a useful alternative to the vaginal approach for vesicovaginal fistula repair
    Nicholas J Hellenthal
    Department of Urology, University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Urology 70:797-8. 2007
    ..Most fistulas are corrected using a transvaginal approach; however, complicated cases often require intraabdominal repair. A novel abdominal approach is described, using a small anterior cystotomy and omental pedicle interposition...
  74. ncbi Artificial sphincter
    Bastian Amend
    Department of Urology, Eberhard Karls University Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany
    Curr Opin Urol 23:520-7. 2013
    ..This review examines the evidence to date, and summarizes the indications, technical and surgical aspects, risk factors and challenges of peer-reviewed artificial sphincters in the treatment of male stress urinary incontinence (SUI)...
  75. ncbi [TVT SECUR System--tension-free support of the urethra in women suffering from stress urinary incontinence--technique and initial experience]
    A Martan
    Gynekologicko porodnická klinika VFN a 1 LF UK, Praha
    Ceska Gynekol 72:42-9. 2007
    ..The aim of the article is to present a new, minimally invasive sling procedure for the treatment of the stress urinary incontinence in women--the TVT S System (tension-free vaginal tape secure system)...
  76. ncbi Does the degree of experience for the tension-free vaginal tape procedure influence the results of the suprapubic arc sling procedure during the learning phase?
    Jae Seung Paick
    Department of Urology, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Int Urol Nephrol 39:1079-84. 2007
    ..The object was to evaluate whether the degree of experience for the tension-free vaginal tape (TVT) procedures influenced the early results of the suprapubic arc (SPARC) sling procedure...
  77. ncbi The age distribution, rates, and types of surgery for stress urinary incontinence in the USA
    Aparna D Shah
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Urogynecology, Brigham, MA 02115, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:89-96. 2008
    ..The greatest percentage of surgical procedures occurred in perimenopausal women. Women at all stages of reproductive life may seek surgical treatment for SUI...
  78. ncbi Polyorchidism in a child with imperforate anus
    Mary Jo Haley
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Morgan Stanley Children s Hospital of New York Presbyterian, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 43:1548-50. 2008
    ..Although cryptorchidism is not an uncommon finding in patients with imperforate anus, polyorchidism has never been reported. This is an unusual presentation of a rare entity...
  79. doi ACC/AHA 2008 Guideline update on valvular heart disease: focused update on infective endocarditis: a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines endorsed by the Society of Cardiovascular Anesth
    Rick A Nishimura
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:676-85. 2008
  80. ncbi Transobturator slings for stress incontinence: using urodynamic parameters to predict outcomes
    N L Guerette
    Department of Gynecology, Section of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Florida, 2950 Cleveland Clinic Blvd, Weston, FL 33331, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 19:97-102. 2008
    ..55, 0.95) and specificity of 79% (0.67, 0.88). A combination of urodynamic parameters can be used to predict continence rates after a TOS. A TOS should be used with caution in women with impaired urethral function...
  81. ncbi Safety and efficacy of intratesticular injection of vital dyes for lymphatic preservation during varicocelectomy
    John H Makari
    Division of Urology, Children s National Medical Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    J Urol 178:1026-30; discussion 1030. 2007
    ..We investigated the safety of intratesticular injection of various vital dyes and their efficacy in allowing visualization of lymphatics for varicocelectomy...
  82. ncbi Simple sling resection and a second, intermediate polypropylene mesh for treatment of vaginal tape protrusion concurrent with recurrent urinary stress incontinence after TVT procedure
    Tsia Shu Lo
    Division of Urogynecology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University, School of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan
    J Obstet Gynaecol Res 33:739-42. 2007
    ..The patient was objectively continent at 6 months follow-up with no defect of healing. Considering the cost-effectiveness and invasiveness of the surgeries, the method of inserting an intermediate mesh is clinically useful...
  83. ncbi Use of a surgical helmet system to minimize splash injury during percutaneous renal surgery in high-risk patients
    Jonathan A Eandi
    Department of Urology, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    J Endourol 22:2655-6. 2008
    ..We describe our use of a surgical helmet system when performing percutaneous renal surgery on high-risk patients to minimize risk of splash injury and transmission of blood-borne pathogens...
  84. ncbi Laparoscopic repair of incisional and parastomal hernias after major genitourinary or abdominal surgery
    P M Kozlowski
    Department of Urology, Stanford University, California, USA
    J Endourol 15:175-9. 2001
    ..The DualMesh is easy to work with and has yielded excellent results. A comparison with open repair with respect to perioperative factors and long-term success is currently under way...
  85. ncbi One-stage correction of congenital complex penile curvature by tunica albuginea plications
    Ju Ton Hsieh
    Department of Urology, National Taiwan University Hospital, 7 Chung Shan South Road, Taipei, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 101:416-20. 2002
    ..Limited cases have been reported and were managed with an invasive Nesbit procedure. We introduce a novel simple surgical technique to correct the deformity in one stage...
  86. ncbi Prescrotal orchiopexy: an alternative surgical approach for the palpable undescended testis
    Paul J Russinko
    Division of Urology, Hasbro Children s Hospital, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island 02905, USA
    J Urol 170:2436-8. 2003
    ..Inguinal exploration has been a standard approach for the management of palpable undescended testis. We performed prescrotal orchiopexy in patients with palpable undescended testes at our institution and we report our results...
  87. ncbi Tension-free vaginal tape: outcomes among women with primary versus recurrent stress urinary incontinence
    C R Rardin
    Mount Auburn Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 100:893-7. 2002
    ..To evaluate the outcomes of tension-free vaginal tape in the treatment of primary versus recurrent genuine stress urinary incontinence...
  88. ncbi Localization of a colovesical fistula using a retrograde guide-wire: report of a case
    Paolo Aurello
    Pietro Valdoni Department of Surgery, University of Rome La Sapienza, via Cairano 6, 00177 Rome, Italy
    Surg Today 34:799-801. 2004
    ..This technique allowed for a safer resection and a shorter operation time...
  89. ncbi [Precocious puberty caused by a testicular Leydig cell tumor]
    L Ságodi
    Borsod Abaúj Zemplén Megyei Kórház Rendelóintézet
    Orv Hetil 142:179-82. 2001
    ..The plasma 17-hydroxyprogesterone levels provide the distinction between congenital adrenal hyperplasia and Leydig cell tumor in patient with precocious puberty...
  90. ncbi Profile and repair success of vesico-vaginal fistula in Lahore
    Maimoona Hafeez
    Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Lahore Medical and Dental College, Lahore
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 15:142-4. 2005
    ..To describe the profile of patients with vesico-vaginal fistula (VVF) and success rate of the surgery...
  91. ncbi Vesicovaginal fistula caused by a foreign body: delayed presentation and repair with martius graft
    A Sinha
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Warwick Hospital, Warwick, UK
    J Obstet Gynaecol 25:223-4. 2005
  92. ncbi The transsexual: what about the future?
    A Michel
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Liege, Boulevard du Rectorat B33, 4000 Liege, Belgium
    Eur Psychiatry 17:353-62. 2002
    ..Studies show that there is less than 1% of regrets, and a little more than 1% of suicides among operated subjects. The empirical research does not confirm the opinion that suicide is strongly associated with surgical transformation...
  93. ncbi A new technique for meatal stenosis in patients with lichen sclerosus
    Peter Malone
    Harold Hopkins Department of Urology, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, United Kingdom
    J Urol 172:949-52. 2004
    ..A novel technique is described to relieve stenosis of a ventrally placed or pinhole external urinary meatus in men and boys with lichen sclerosus...
  94. ncbi [Clinical statistics of the operations during a 20-year period at the Department of Urology, Nissei Hospital: 1982-2001]
    Tadashi Hiramatsu
    Department of Urology, Nissei Hospital
    Hinyokika Kiyo 48:765-9. 2002
    ..2%), 328 (10.4%), and 767 (24.2%), respectively. The total number of operations has been decreasing owing to the development of new diagnostic and therapeutic modalities...
  95. ncbi [Vesicovaginal fistula associated with a vaginal foreign body: a case report]
    Kotaro Hirai
    The Department of Urology, Fujisawa Municipal Hospital
    Hinyokika Kiyo 51:283-6. 2005
    ..Although a variety of self-introduced objects in the vagina illegally used as a means of sexual gratification have been described, a vesicovaginal complication is very rare...
  96. ncbi Botulinum toxin urethral sphincter injection resolves urinary retention after pubovaginal sling operation
    C P Smith
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3471 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 13:185-6. 2002
    ..We report a case of functional urethral obstruction and detrusor acontractility following pubovaginal sling surgery that was successfully treated by botulinum A toxin urethral sphincter injection...
  97. ncbi Vesicocervical fistula--a rare complication secondary to caesarean section
    S Mahomoud
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, City Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham, B18 7QH, UK
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 15:439-41. 2004
    ..Conservative management with indwelling catheterisation for 3 weeks failed. Hence the fistula was repaired surgically by an abdominal approach...
  98. ncbi Laparoscopic evaluation and management of nonpalpable testis in children
    G Lotan
    Department of Pediatric Surgery, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, The Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Zerifin, Israel
    World J Surg 25:1542-5. 2001
    ....
  99. ncbi Reflections on the knowledge base for obstetric fistula
    J Kelly
    Department of Public Health and Epidemology, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, England, B15 2TT, UK
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 99:S21-4. 2007
    ..The incidence, prevention, and management of vesico-vaginal and recto-vaginal fistula are discussed. The authors call for more randomized controlled trials to determine the effectiveness of surgical interventions for fistula repair...
  100. ncbi Long-term results of the Burch procedure combined with abdominal sacrocolpopexy for treatment of vault prolapse
    M Cosson
    Centre Hospitalier de Roubaix, Pavillon Paul Gelle, 91, avenue Julien Lagache, 59100 Roubaix, France
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 14:104-7. 2003
    ..At a mean follow up of 7 years, the Burch procedure combined with abdominal sacrocolpopexy appears to be less effective than previously published long-term results for the Burch procedure alone...
  101. ncbi Resident education and training in urogynecology and pelvic reconstructive surgery: a survey
    Megan O Schimpf
    The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT, USA
    Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18:613-7. 2007
    ..Overall, respondents indicated that residency training in urogynecology is less and later than desired, although they did feel competent at some urogynecologic surgeries...

Research Grants5

  1. GENE THERAPY OF DIABETIC PENILE ENDOTHELIAL DYSFUNCTION
    Hunter Wessells; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Such a strategy may ultimately be beneficial to men with ED due to diabetes as well as smoking, hypercholesterolemia, and aging. ..
  2. Patient-centered goals for pelvic floor dysfunction
    Kathie Hullfish; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Patient goals, combined with clinical and QOL measures, may be used to provide comprehensive, multidisciplinary, patient-centered approaches to prevention, management, treatment, and rehabilitation. ..
  3. Neural Melanocortin Signaling and Erectile Function
    Hunter Wessells; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The findings may allow us to develop receptor-specific therapeutic strategies, which may ultimately be beneficial to men and women with sexual dysfunction. ..
  4. Immortalized Human Cavernosal Endothelial Cells
    Hunter Wessells; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  5. UROTHELIAL DIFFENTIATION
    Laurence Baskin; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Furthermore, we propose that abnormal epithelial-stroma signaling that occurs when intestinal segments are placed in contact with the bladder may lead to cellular changes such as atypia or even cancer. ..