• 1870 Citations
  • 23 h-Index
20052019

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Research Output

  • 1870 Citations
  • 23 h-Index
  • 50 Article
  • 9 Review article
  • 6 Comment/debate
  • 1 Chapter

Abdominal hysterectomy with or without angle stitch: correlation with subsequent vaginal vault prolapse

Rahn, D. D., Stone, R. J., Vu, A. K., White, A. B. & Wai, C. Y., Dec 2008, In : American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 199, 6, p. 669.e1-669.e4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

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

Anatomical path of the tension-free vaginal tape: Reassessing current teachings

Rahn, D. D., Marinis, S. I., Schaffer, J. I. & Corton, M. M., Dec 1 2006, In : American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 195, 6, p. 1809-1813 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Anatomic relationships of the distal third of the pelvic ureter, trigone, and urethra in unembalmed female cadavers

Rahn, D. D., Bleich, A. T., Wai, C. Y., Roshanravan, S. M., Wieslander, C. K., Schaffer, J. I. & Corton, M. M., Dec 2007, In : American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 197, 6, p. 668.e1-668.e4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

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

27 Scopus citations

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., May 24 2012, In : New England Journal of Medicine. 366, 21, p. 1987-1997 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

250 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 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

Biomechanical properties of the vaginal wall: effect of pregnancy, elastic fiber deficiency, and pelvic organ prolapse

Rahn, D. D., Ruff, M. D., Brown, S. A., Tibbals, H. F. & Word, R. A., May 2008, In : American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 198, 5, p. 590.e1-590.e6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

90 Scopus citations

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

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

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

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

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
9 Scopus citations
27 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

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

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

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

49 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

Graft use in transvaginal pelvic organ prolapse repair: A systematic review

Sung, V. W., Rogers, R. G., Schaffer, J. I., Balk, E. M., Uhlig, K., Lau, J., Abed, H., Wheeler, T. L., Morrill, M. Y., Clemons, J. L., Rahn, D. D., Lukban, J. C., Lowenstein, L., Kenton, K. & Young, S. B., Nov 1 2008, In : Obstetrics and gynecology. 112, 5, p. 1131-1142 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

131 Scopus citations

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

193 Scopus citations

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 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

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

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

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

Optimal location and orientation of suture placement in abdominal sacrocolpopexy

Wai, C. Y., White, A. B., Carrick, K. S., Corton, M. M., McIntire, D. D., Word, R. A. & Rahn, D. D., May 1 2009, In : Obstetrics and gynecology. 113, 5, p. 1098-1103 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Outcomes following vaginal prolapse repair and mid urethral sling (OPUS) trial - Design and methods

Wei, J., Nygaard, I., Richter, H., Brown, M., Barber, M., Xu, X., Kenton, K., Nager, C., Schaffer, J., Visco, A., Weber, A., Barber, M. D., Paraisor, M. F., Walters, M. D., Jelovsek, J. E., Daneshgari, F., McElrath, L., Murphy, D., Williams, C., Visco, A. G. & 56 others, Wu, J., Weider, A., Amundsen, C., Loomis, M. J., Brubaker, L., Kenton, K., FitzGerald, M. P., Mueller, E., Marchese, K., Tulke, M., Richter, H. E., Varner, R. E., Holley, R. L., Wheeler, T. L., Goode, P. S., Lloyd, L. K., Markland, A. D., Willis, V., Saxon, N., Ward, L., Pair, L. S., Nager, C. W., Menefee, S. A., Lukacz, E., Luber, K. M., Albo, M. E., Kahn, M., Woodall, L., Zazueta-Damian, G., Brown, M. B., Spino, C., Wei, J. T., Marchant, B., DiFranco, D., DeLancey, J. O. L., Fenner, D., Janz, N. K., Ye, W., Chen, Z., Casher, Y. W., Schaffer, J., Wai, C., Corton, M., Lemack, G., Moore, K., Rahn, D., White, A., Atnip, S., Hull Margaret, M., Martinez, P., Lawson, D., Nygaard, I., Norton, P., Freeman, L., Weber, A. M. & Meikle, S., Apr 28 2009, In : Clinical Trials. 6, 2, p. 162-171 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Scopus citations

Pathophysiology of Urinary Incontinence, Voiding Dysfunction, and Overactive Bladder

Rahn, D. D. & Roshanravan, S. M., Sep 1 2009, In : Obstetrics and gynecology clinics of North America. 36, 3, p. 463-474 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

7 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

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

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

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

Posterior division of the internal iliac artery: Anatomic variations and clinical applications

Bleich, A. T., Rahn, D. D., Wieslander, C. K., Wai, C. Y., Roshanravan, S. M. & Corton, M. M., Dec 2007, In : American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 197, 6, p. 658.e1-658.e5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

Predicting bacteriuria in urogynecology patients

Rahn, D. D., Boreham, M. K., Allen, K. E., Nihira, M. A. & Schaffer, J. I., May 2005, In : American journal of obstetrics and gynecology. 192, 5 SPEC. ISS., p. 1376-1378 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 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

Quantification of pelvic organ prolapse in mice: Vaginal protease activity precedes increased MOPQ scores in fibulin 5 knockout Mice 1

Wieslander, C. K., Rahn, D. D., Mclntire, D. D., Acevedo, J. F., Drewes, P. G., Yanagisawa, H. & Word, R. A., Mar 1 2009, In : Biology of reproduction. 80, 3, p. 407-414 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations
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

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

7 Scopus citations
8 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

131 Scopus citations

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

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), Jan 1 2019, In : International Urogynecology Journal.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 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

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

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

22 Scopus citations