• Publications
  • Influence
Fourth international consultation on incontinence recommendations of the international scientific committee: Evaluation and treatment of urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, and fecal
P. Abrams , K.E. Andersson, L. Birder, L. Brubaker, L. Cardozo, C. Chapple, A. Cottenden, W. Davila, D. de Ridder, R. Dmochowski, M. Drake, C. DuBeau, C. Fry, P. Hanno, J. Hay Smith, S. Herschorn, G.Expand
  • 591
  • 52
  • PDF
Abdominal Sacrocolpopexy: A Comprehensive Review
OBJECTIVE: To summarize published data about abdominal sacrocolpopexy and to highlight areas about which data are lacking. DATA SOURCES: We conducted a literature search on MEDLINE using Ovid andExpand
  • 764
  • 33
Retropubic versus transobturator midurethral slings for stress incontinence.
BACKGROUND Midurethral slings are increasingly used for the treatment of stress incontinence, but there are limited data comparing types of slings and associated complications. METHODS We performedExpand
  • 460
  • 19
  • PDF
Defining Success After Surgery for Pelvic Organ Prolapse
OBJECTIVES: To describe pelvic organ prolapse surgical success rates using a variety of definitions with differing requirements for anatomic, symptomatic, or re-treatment outcomes. METHODS: EighteenExpand
  • 345
  • 16
  • PDF
Urine Is Not Sterile: Use of Enhanced Urine Culture Techniques To Detect Resident Bacterial Flora in the Adult Female Bladder
ABSTRACT Our previous study showed that bacterial genomes can be identified using 16S rRNA sequencing in urine specimens of both symptomatic and asymptomatic patients who are culture negativeExpand
  • 404
  • 14
The role of preoperative urodynamic testing in stress-continent women undergoing sacrocolpopexy: the Colpopexy and Urinary Reduction Efforts (CARE) randomized surgical trial
The aim of this study is to describe results of reduction testing in stress-continent women undergoing sacrocolpopexy and to estimate whether stress leakage during urodynamic testing with prolapseExpand
  • 175
  • 13
Long-term outcomes following abdominal sacrocolpopexy for pelvic organ prolapse.
IMPORTANCE More than 225 000 surgeries are performed annually in the United States for pelvic organ prolapse (POP). Abdominal sacrocolpopexy is considered the most durable POP surgery, but little isExpand
  • 300
  • 12
  • PDF
A randomized trial of urodynamic testing before stress-incontinence surgery.
BACKGROUND Urodynamic studies are commonly performed in women before surgery for stress urinary incontinence, but there is no good evidence that they improve outcomes. METHODS We performed aExpand
  • 248
  • 11
  • PDF
Two-Year Outcomes After Sacrocolpopexy With and Without Burch to Prevent Stress Urinary Incontinence
OBJECTIVES: To report anatomic and functional outcomes 2 years after sacrocolpopexy in stress-continent women with or without prophylactic Burch colposuspension. METHODS: In the Colpopexy and UrinaryExpand
  • 200
  • 11
Evidence of Uncultivated Bacteria in the Adult Female Bladder
ABSTRACT Clinical urine specimens are usually considered to be sterile when they do not yield uropathogens using standard clinical cultivation procedures. Our aim was to test if the adult femaleExpand
  • 322
  • 11
  • PDF