• 1892 Citations
  • 23 h-Index
20052020

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Research Output

  • 1892 Citations
  • 23 h-Index
  • 51 Article
  • 9 Review article
  • 6 Comment/debate
  • 1 Chapter
2020

Association between adjuvant posterior repair and success of native tissue apical suspension

NICHD Pelvic Floor Disorders Network, Feb 2020, In : American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 222, 2, p. 161.e1-161.e8

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Surgical interventions for posterior compartment prolapse and obstructed defecation symptoms: a systematic review with clinical practice recommendations

for the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons (SGS) Systematic Review Group (SRG), Sep 1 2019, In : International Urogynecology Journal. 30, 9, p. 1433-1454 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Uterine-preserving surgeries for the repair of pelvic organ prolapse: a systematic review with meta-analysis and clinical practice guidelines

Meriwether, K. V., Balk, E. M., Antosh, D. D., Olivera, C. K., Kim-Fine, S., Murphy, M., Grimes, C. L., Sleemi, A., Singh, R., Dieter, A. A., Crisp, C. C. & Rahn, D. D., Jan 1 2019, In : International Urogynecology Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

9 Scopus citations
2018

Models for predicting recurrence, complications, and health status in women after pelvic organ prolapse surgery

NICHD Pelvic Floor Disorders Network, Jan 1 2018, In : Obstetrics and gynecology. 132, 2, p. 298-309 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Uterine preservation vs hysterectomy in pelvic organ prolapse surgery: a systematic review with meta-analysis and clinical practice guidelines

Meriwether, K. V., Antosh, D. D., Olivera, C. K., Kim-Fine, S., Balk, E. M., Murphy, M., Grimes, C. L., Sleemi, A., Singh, R., Dieter, A. A., Crisp, C. C. & Rahn, D. D., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations

Uterine Preservation vs Hysterectomy in Pelvic Organ Prolapse Surgery: A Systematic Review with Meta-analysis and Clinical Practice Guidelines

Meriwether, K. V., Antosh, D. D., Olivera, C. K., Kim-Fine, S., Balk, E. M., Murphy, M., Grimes, C. L., Sleemi, A., Singh, R., DIeter, A. A., Crisp, C. C. & Rahn, D. D., Dec 1 2018, In : Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey. 73, 12, p. 680-681 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

2017

Colpocleisis

Rahn, D. D., Jan 1 2017, Native Tissue Repair for Incontinence and Prolapse. Springer International Publishing, p. 179-187 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Comparison of Vaginal Hysterectomy Techniques and Interventions for Benign Indications: A Systematic Review

Jeppson, P. C., Balgobin, S., Rahn, D. D., Matteson, K. A., Dieter, A. A., Ellington, D. R., Aschkenazi, S. O., Grimes, C., Mamik, M. M., Balk, E. M. & Murphy, M., Sep 1 2017, In : Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey. 72, 9, p. 533-534 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Comparison of Vaginal Hysterectomy Techniques and Interventions for Benign Indications: A Systematic Review

for the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons Systematic Review Group, Apr 4 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Irritable bowel syndrome and quality of life in women with fecal incontinence

on Behalf of the Pelvic Floor Disorders Network, Jan 1 2017, In : Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. 23, 3, p. 179-183 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Perioperative behavioral therapy and pelvic muscle strengthening do not enhance quality of life after pelvic surgery: Secondary report of a randomized controlled trial

for the Pelvic Floor Disorders Network, Nov 1 2017, In : Physical Therapy. 97, 11, p. 1075-1083 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2016

Adherence to oral therapy for urgency urinary incontinence: Results from the anticholinergic versus botox comparison (ABC) trial

Visco, A. G., Brubaker, L., Jelovsek, J. E., Wilson, T. S., Norton, P., Zyczynski, H. M., Spino, C., Sirls, L., Nguyen, J. N., Rahn, D. D., Meikle, S. F. & Nolen, T. L., Jan 1 2016, In : Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. 22, 1, p. 24-28 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Anticholinergics Versus Botox for Urgency Urinary Incontinence: Results from the Anticholinergic Versus Botox Comparison Randomized Trial

Visco, A. G., Zyczynski, H., Brubaker, L., Nygaard, I., Xu, X., Lukacz, E. S., Paraiso, M. F., Greer, J., Rahn, D. D., Meikle, S. F. & Honeycutt, A. A., Sep 1 2016, In : Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. 22, 5, p. 311-316 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Predictors of early postoperative voiding dysfunction and other complications following a midurethral sling

Ripperda, C. M., Kowalski, J. T., Chaudhry, Z. Q., Mahal, A. S., Lanzer, J., Noor, N., Good, M. M., Hynan, L. S., Jeppson, P. C. & Rahn, D. D., Nov 1 2016, In : American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 215, 5, p. 656.e1-656.e6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Refinement and expansion of a tool for measuring genitourinary syndrome of menopause

Rahn, D. D., Feb 2 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Menopause.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2015

Sling surgery for stress urinary incontinence in women: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Schimpf, M. O., Rahn, D. D., Wheeler, T. L., Patel, M., White, A. B., Orejuela, F. J., El-Nashar, S. A., Margulies, R. U., Gleason, J. L., Aschkenazi, S. O., Mamik, M. M., Ward, R. M., Balk, E. M. & Sung, V. W., Jan 1 2015, In : Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey. 69, 10, p. 586-588 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

The minimum important difference for the International consultation on incontinence questionnaire - Urinary incontinence short form in women with stress urinary incontinence

Sirls, L. T., Tennstedt, S., Brubaker, L., Kim, H. Y., Nygaard, I., Rahn, D. D., Shepherd, J. & Richter, H. E., Feb 1 2015, In : Neurourology and urodynamics. 34, 2, p. 183-187 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

Vaginal estrogen for genitourinary syndrome of menopause: A systematic review: Editorial comment

Society of Gynecologic Surgeons Systematic Review Group, Mar 15 2015, In : Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey. 70, 3, p. 172-174 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

1 Scopus citations

Venous thromboembolism in women undergoing pelvic reconstructive surgery with mechanical prophylaxis alone

Montoya, T. I., Leclaire, E. L., Oakley, S. H., Crane, A. K., McPencow, A., Cichowski, S. & Rahn, D. D., Jan 1 2015, In : Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey. 69, 10, p. 588-589 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

2014

Effects of preoperative local estrogen in postmenopausal women with prolapse: A randomized trial

Rahn, D. D., Good, M. M., Roshanravan, S. M., Shi, H., Schaffer, J. I., Singh, R. J. & Word, R. A., Oct 1 2014, In : Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 99, 10, p. 3728-3736 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

35 Scopus citations

Findings of universal cystoscopy at incontinence surgery and their sequelae

Urinary Incontinence Treatment Network, May 1 2014, In : American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 210, 5, p. 480.e1-480.e8

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Minimum important differences for scales assessing symptom severity and quality of life in patients with fecal incontinence

Jelovsek, J. E., Chen, Z., Markland, A. D., Brubaker, L., Dyer, K. Y., Meikle, S., Rahn, D. D., Siddiqui, N. Y., Tuteja, A. & Barber, M. D., Jan 1 2014, In : Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. 20, 6, p. 342-348 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Sling surgery for stress urinary incontinence in women: A systematic review and metaanalysis

Schimpf, M. O., Rahn, D. D., Wheeler, T. L., Patel, M., White, A. B., Orejuela, F. J., El-Nashar, S. A., Margulies, R. U., Gleason, J. L., Aschkenazi, S. O., Mamik, M. M., Ward, R. M., Balk, E. M. & Sung, V. W., Jul 2014, In : American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 211, 1, p. 71.e1-71.e27

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

134 Scopus citations

Surgical preparation: Are patients "ready" for stress urinary incontinence surgery

Brubaker, L., Litman, H. J., Rickey, L., Dyer, K. Y., Markland, A. D., Sirls, L., Norton, P., Casiano, E., Paraiso, M. F. R., Ghetti, C., Rahn, D. D. & Kusek, J. W., Jan 1 2014, In : International Urogynecology Journal and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction. 25, 1, p. 41-46 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

The Refractory Overactive Bladder: Sacral NEuromodulation vs. BoTulinum Toxin Assessment: ROSETTA trial

Amundsen, C. L., Richter, H. E., Menefee, S., Vasavada, S., Rahn, D. D., Kenton, K., Harvie, H. S., Wallace, D. & Meikle, S., Mar 1 2014, In : Contemporary Clinical Trials. 37, 2, p. 272-283 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations

Vaginal estrogen for genitourinary syndrome of menopause

Society of Gynecologic Surgeons Systematic Review Group, Dec 11 2014, In : Obstetrics and gynecology. 124, 6, p. 1147-1156 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

103 Scopus citations

Vaginal estrogen use in postmenopausal women with pelvic floor disorders: systematic review and practice guidelines

Rahn, D. D., Ward, R. M., Sanses, T. V., Carberry, C., Mamik, M. M., Meriwether, K. V., Olivera, C. K., Abed, H., Balk, E. M. & Murphy, M., Jan 1 2014, In : International Urogynecology Journal and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction. 26, 1, p. 3-13 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

39 Scopus citations

Venous thromboembolism in women undergoing pelvic reconstructive surgery with mechanical prophylaxis alone

Montoya, T. I., Leclaire, E. L., Oakley, S. H., Crane, A. K., Mcpencow, A., Cichowski, S. & Rahn, D. D., Apr 2014, In : International Urogynecology Journal and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction. 25, 7, p. 921-926 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2013

Nonsurgical management of heavy menstrual bleeding: A systematic review

Matteson, K. A., Rahn, D. D., Wheeler, T. L., Casiano, E., Siddiqui, N. Y., Harvie, H. S., Mamik, M. M., Balk, E. M. & Sung, V. W., Mar 1 2013, In : Obstetrics and gynecology. 121, 3, p. 632-643 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

74 Scopus citations

Pelvic floor disorders clinical trials: Participant recruitment and retention

Brubaker, L., Richter, H. E., Barber, M. D., Hsu, Y., Rahn, D. D., Menefee, S., Visco, A., Spino, C., Martin, S. & Meikle, S. F., Jan 1 2013, In : International Urogynecology Journal and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction. 24, 1, p. 73-79 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Risk factors for urgency incontinence in women undergoing stress urinary incontinence surgery

Rickey, L. M., Huang, L., Rahn, D. D., Hsu, Y., Litman, H. J. & Mueller, E. R., Dec 6 2013, In : Advances in Urology. 567375.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

The pelvic floor complication scale: A new instrument for reconstructive pelvic surgery

Gutman, R. E., Nygaard, I. E., Ye, W., Rahn, D. D., Barber, M. D., Zyczynski, H. M., Rickey, L., Nager, C. W., Varner, R. E., Kenton, K., Dandreo, K. J. & Richter, H. E., Jan 2013, In : American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 208, 1, p. 81.e1-81.e9

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Utility of clinical parameters, cystourethroscopy, and magnetic resonance imaging in the preoperative diagnosis of urethral diverticula

Pathi, S. D., Rahn, D. D., Sailors, J. L., Graziano, V. A., Sims, R. D., Stone, R. J., McIntire, D. D. & Wai, C. Y., Feb 2013, In : International Urogynecology Journal. 24, 2, p. 319-323 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2012

Apical vaginal prolapse surgery: Practice patterns and factors guiding route of Repair

Montoya, T. I., Grande, K. B. & Rahn, D. D., Jan 1 2012, In : Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. 18, 6, p. 315-320 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

A randomized trial of urodynamic testing before stress-incontinence surgery

Nager, C. W., Brubaker, L., Litman, H. J., Zyczynski, H. M., Varner, R. E., Amundsen, C., Sirls, L. T., Norton, P. A., Arisco, A. M., Chai, T. C., Zimmern, P., Barber, M. D., Dandreo, K. J., Menefee, S. A., Kenton, K., Lowder, J., Richter, H. E., Khandwala, S., Nygaard, I., Kraus, S. R. & 14 others, Johnson, H. W., Lemack, G. E., Mihova, M., Albo, M. E., Mueller, E., Sutkin, G., Wilson, T. S., Hsu, Y., Rozanski, T. A., Rickey, L. M., Rahn, D., Tennstedt, S., Kusek, J. W. & Gormley, E. A., Oct 1 2012, In : Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey. 67, 10, p. 628-629 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

A randomized trial of urodynamic testing before stress-incontinence surgery

Nager, C. W., Brubaker, L., Litman, H. J., Zyczynski, H. M., Varner, R. E., Amundsen, C., Sirls, L. T., Norton, P. A., Arisco, A. M., Chai, T. C., Zimmern, P., Barber, M. D., Dandreo, K. J., Menefee, S. A., Kenton, K., Lowder, J., Richter, H. E., Khandwala, S., Nygaard, I., Kraus, S. R. & 14 others, Johnson, H. W., Lemack, G. E., Mihova, M., Albo, M. E., Mueller, E., Sutkin, G., Wilson, T. S., Hsu, Y., Rozanski, T. A., Rickey, L. M., Rahn, D., Tennstedt, S., Kusek, J. W. & Gormley, E. A., May 24 2012, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 366, 21, p. 1987-1997 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

255 Scopus citations

A systematic review comparing hysterectomy with less-invasive treatments for abnormal uterine bleeding

Matteson, K. A., Abed, H., Wheeler, T. L., Sung, V. W., Rahn, D. D., Schaffer, J. I. & Balk, E. M., Jan 1 2012, In : Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology. 19, 1, p. 13-28 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

37 Scopus citations

Effects of concomitant surgeries during midurethral slings (mus) on postoperative complications, voiding dysfunction, continence outcomes, and urodynamic variables

Chai, T. C., Kenton, K., Xu, Y., Sirls, L., Zyczynski, H., Wilson, T. S., Rahn, D. D., Whitcomb, E. L., Hsu, Y. & Gormley, E. A., Jun 1 2012, In : Urology. 79, 6, p. 1256-1261 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Pelvic floor symptoms improve similarly after pessary and behavioral treatment for stress incontinence

Kenton, K., Barber, M., Wang, L., Hsu, Y., Rahn, D., Whitcomb, E., Amundsen, C., Bradley, C. S., Zyczynski, H. & Richter, H. E., Jan 1 2012, In : Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. 18, 2, p. 118-121 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations
8 Scopus citations
2011

Incidence and management of graft erosion, wound granulation, and dyspareunia following vaginal prolapse repair with graft materials: A systematic review

Abed, H., Rahn, D. D., Lowenstein, L., Balk, E. M., Clemons, J. L. & Rogers, R. G., Jul 2011, In : International Urogynecology Journal. 22, 7, p. 789-798 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

194 Scopus citations

Minimum important difference for validated instruments in women with urge incontinence

Dyer, K. Y., Xu, Y., Brubaker, L., Nygaard, I., Markland, A., Rahn, D., Chai, T. C., Stoddard, A. & Lukacz, E., Sep 1 2011, In : Neurourology and urodynamics. 30, 7, p. 1319-1324 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

Patient expectations did not predict outcome of drug and behavioral treatment of urgency urinary incontinence

FitzGerald, M. P., DuBeau, C. E., Kraus, S. R., Johnson, H. W., Rahn, D. D., Mallett, V., Stoddard, A. M. & Zyczynski, H. M., Jan 1 2011, In : Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. 17, 5, p. 231-237 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Systematic review highlights difficulty interpreting diverse clinical outcomes in abnormal uterine bleeding trials

Rahn, D. D., Abed, H., Sung, V. W., Matteson, K. A., Rogers, R. G., Morrill, M. Y., Barber, M. D., Schaffer, J. I., Wheeler, T. L., Balk, E. M. & Uhlig, K., Mar 2011, In : Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 64, 3, p. 293-300 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations

Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in gynecologic surgery: A systematic review

Rahn, D. D., Mamik, M. M., Sanses, T. V. D., Matteson, K. A., Aschkenazi, S. O., Washington, B. B., Steinberg, A. C., Harvie, H. S., Lukban, J. C., Uhlig, K., Balk, E. M. & Sung, V. W., Nov 2011, In : Obstetrics and gynecology. 118, 5, p. 1111-1125 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

65 Scopus citations
2010

Anterior abdominal wall nerve and vessel anatomy: clinical implications for gynecologic surgery

Rahn, D. D., Phelan, J. N., Roshanravan, S. M., White, A. B. & Corton, M. M., Mar 2010, In : American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 202, 3, p. 234.e1-234.e5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

Correlation between levator ani muscle injuries on magnetic resonance imaging and fecal incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, and urinary incontinence in primiparous women

Heilbrun, M. E., Nygaard, I. E., Lockhart, M. E., Richter, H. E., Brown, M. B., Kenton, K. S., Rahn, D. D., Thomas, J. V., Weidner, A. C., Nager, C. W. & Delancey, J. O., May 2010, In : American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 202, 5, p. 488.e1-488.e6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

75 Scopus citations

The questionnaire for urinary incontinence diagnosis (QUID): Validity and responsiveness to change in women undergoing non-surgical therapies for treatment of stress predominant urinary incontinence

Bradley, C. S., Rahn, D. D., Nygaard, I. E., Barber, M. D., Nager, C. W., Kenton, K. S., Siddiqui, N. Y., Abel, R. B., Spino, C. & Richter, H. E., Jun 2010, In : Neurourology and urodynamics. 29, 5, p. 727-734 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations
2009

Effects of pregnancy, parturition, and anal sphincter transection on function of the external anal sphincter in an animal model

Rahn, D. D., White, A. B., Miller, R. T., Word, R. A. & Wai, C. Y., Apr 1 2009, In : Obstetrics and gynecology. 113, 4, p. 909-916 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Failure of pelvic organ support in mice deficient in fibulin-3

Rahn, D. D., Acevedo, J. F., Roshanravan, S., Keller, P. W., Davis, E. C., Marmorstein, L. Y. & Word, R. A., Jan 2009, In : American Journal of Pathology. 174, 1, p. 206-215 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

51 Scopus citations