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Cindy Louise Amundsen, MD

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Roy T. Parker, M.D. Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, in the School of Medicine
Campus Mail: 5324 McFarland Drive Suite 310, Box 3192, Durham, NC 27617
Phone: (919) 684-4647
Email: cindy.amundsen@duke.edu

- Application of nerve stimulation (Interstim therapy) for control of continence
- Evalaution of botox therapy for urinary urge incontinence
- Evaluation and treatment for nocturnal voiding
- Application of nerve stimulation for control of continence and enable proper voiding in individuals with Spinal cord injuries
- Application of nerve stimulation for urinary retention
- Minimally invasive prolapse surgery using graft material for enhancing pelvic organ prolapse repairs
-Treatment for stress urinary incontinence with minimally invasive techniques

Education and Training

  • Urogynecology Fellowship, Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, 1995 - 1996
  • Residency, Obstetrics & Gynecology, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, 1991 - 1995
  • M.D., University of Tennessee, Memphis, 1991

Certifications

  • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1997
  • Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, 2013

Research

Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction / Pelvic Floor Disorders

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Publications

Cameron, Anne P., Abigail R. Smith, H Henry Lai, Catherine S. Bradley, Alice B. Liu, Robert M. Merion, Brenda W. Gillespie, et al. “Bowel function, sexual function, and symptoms of pelvic organ prolapse in women with and without urinary incontinence..” Neurourol Urodyn 37, no. 8 (November 2018): 2586–96. https://doi.org/10.1002/nau.23587.

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Lai, HH, Naliboff, B, Liu, AB, Amundsen, CL, Shimony, JS, Magnotta, VA, Shaffer, JJ, Gilliam, RL, Wiseman, JB, Helmuth, ME, Andreev, VP, Kirkali, Z, Harte, SE, and LURN Study Group, . "The LURN Research Network Neuroimaging and Sensory Testing (NIST) Study: Design, protocols, and operations." Contemporary Clinical Trials 74 (November 2018): 76-87.

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Abelson, B, Sun, D, Que, L, Nebel, RA, Baker, D, Popiel, P, Amundsen, CL, Chai, T, Close, C, DiSanto, M, Fraser, MO, Kielb, SJ, Kuchel, G, Mueller, ER, Palmer, MH, Parker-Autry, C, Wolfe, AJ, and Damaser, MS. "Sex differences in lower urinary tract biology and physiology." Biology of Sex Differences 9, no. 1 (October 22, 2018): 45-null. (Review)

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Siddiqui, Nazema Y., Jonathan B. Wiseman, David Cella, Catherine S. Bradley, H Henry Lai, Margaret E. Helmuth, Abigail R. Smith, et al. “Mental Health, Sleep and Physical Function in Treatment Seeking Women with Urinary Incontinence..” J Urol 200, no. 4 (October 2018): 848–55. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.juro.2018.04.076.

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Amundsen, CL, Komesu, YM, Chermansky, C, Gregory, WT, Myers, DL, Honeycutt, EF, Vasavada, SP, Nguyen, JN, Wilson, TS, Harvie, HS, Wallace, D, and Pelvic Floor Disorders Network, . "Two-Year Outcomes of Sacral Neuromodulation Versus OnabotulinumtoxinA for Refractory Urgency Urinary Incontinence: A Randomized Trial." European Urology 74, no. 1 (July 2018): 66-73.

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Bradley, Megan S., Emily E. Burke, Carole Grenier, Cindy L. Amundsen, Susan K. Murphy, and Nazema Y. Siddiqui. “A genome-scale DNA methylation study in women with interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome..” Neurourol Urodyn 37, no. 4 (April 2018): 1485–93. https://doi.org/10.1002/nau.23489.

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Cameron, Anne P., Christina Lewicky-Gaupp, Abigail R. Smith, Brian T. Helfand, John L. Gore, J Quentin Clemens, Claire C. Yang, et al. “Baseline Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Patients Enrolled in LURN: A Prospective, Observational Cohort Study..” J Urol 199, no. 4 (April 2018): 1023–31. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.juro.2017.10.035.

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Cameron, AP, Wiseman, JB, Amundsen, CL, Lai, HH, Bradley, M, Bradley, CS, Kirkali, Z, DeLancey, JOL, Andreev, VP, and Clemens, JQ. "ARE COMPLETE THREE-DAY VOIDING DIARIES FEASIBLE? RESULTS FROM THE SYMPTOMS OF LOWER URINARY TRACT DYSFUNCTION RESEARCH NETWORK (LURN) COHORT." Winter Meeting of the Society-of-Urodynamics-Female-Pelvic-Medicine-and-Urogenital-Reconstruction. Austin, TX. February 27, 2018 - March 3, 2018.: WILEY, February 1, 2018.

Scholars@Duke

Cameron, AP, Wiseman, JB, Amundsen, CL, Lai, HH, Bradley, M, Bradley, CS, Kirkali, Z, DeLancey, JOL, Andreev, VP, and Clemens, JQ. "ARE COMPLETE THREE-DAY VOIDING DIARIES FEASIBLE? RESULTS FROM THE SYMPTOMS OF LOWER URINARY TRACT DYSFUNCTION RESEARCH NETWORK (LURN) COHORT." Winter Meeting of the Society-of-Urodynamics-Female-Pelvic-Medicine-and-Urogenital-Reconstruction. Austin, TX. February 27, 2018 - March 3, 2018.: WILEY, February 1, 2018.

Scholars@Duke

Amundsen, CL, and PreudʼHomme, XA. "In Search of More Sleep." Obstetrics and Gynecology 131, no. 2 (February 2018): 201-203.

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