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Cindy Louise Amundsen, MD

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Roy T. Parker, M.D. Distinguished Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, in the School of Medicine
Campus Mail: 5324 McFarland Drive Suite 310, Box 3192, Durham, NC 27617
Phone: (919) 401-1006
Email: cindy.amundsen@duke.edu

- Application of nerve stimulation (Interstim therapy) for control of continence
- Evaluation 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
- Evaluation of the urinary microbiome as it relates to recurrent urinary tract infections and lower urinary tract symptoms

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 Health Science Center, 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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Selected Grants and Awards

Publications

Wu, Jennifer M., Rebekah G. Fulton, Cindy L. Amundsen, Sharon K. Knight, and Miriam Kuppermann. “Patient preferences for different severities of and treatments for overactive bladder.” Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 17, no. 4 (July 2011): 184–89. https://doi.org/10.1097/SPV.0b013e318223c8ad.

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Siddiqui, Nazema Y., Cindy L. Amundsen, Elizabeth G. Corey, and Jennifer M. Wu. “Lead migration after sacral neuromodulation: surgical revision in fascial versus tined anchoring systems.” Int Urogynecol J 22, no. 4 (April 2011): 419–23. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00192-010-1285-z.

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Yoo, Paul B., Eric E. Horvath, Cindy L. Amundsen, George D. Webster, and Warren M. Grill. “Multiple pudendal sensory pathways reflexly modulate bladder and urethral activity in patients with spinal cord injury.” J Urol 185, no. 2 (February 2011): 737–43. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.juro.2010.09.079.

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Preud’homme, X. A., C. L. Amundsen, G. D. Webster, W. Jiang, M. Kuchibhatla, and A. D. Krystal. “AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM ACTIVITY PRECEDING NOCTURIA IN OLDER ADULTS.” In Sleep, 34:A241–A241. OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC, 2011.

Scholars@Duke

Krystal, Andrew D., Xavier A. Preud’homme, Cindy L. Amundsen, and George D. Webster. “Detrusor overactivity persisting at night and preceding nocturia in patients with overactive bladder syndrome: a nocturnal cystometrogram and polysomnogram study.” J Urol 184, no. 2 (August 2010): 623–28. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.juro.2010.03.148.

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Horvath, Eric E., Paul B. Yoo, Cindy L. Amundsen, George D. Webster, and Warren M. Grill. “Conditional and continuous electrical stimulation increase cystometric capacity in persons with spinal cord injury.” Neurourol Urodyn 29, no. 3 (March 2010): 401–7. https://doi.org/10.1002/nau.20766.

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Siddiqui, Nazema Y., Jennifer M. Wu, and Cindy L. Amundsen. “Efficacy and adverse events of sacral nerve stimulation for overactive bladder: A systematic review.” Neurourol Urodyn 29 Suppl 1 (2010): S18–23. https://doi.org/10.1002/nau.20786.

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Preud’homme, X. A., C. L. Amundsen, G. D. Webster, and A. D. Krystal. “MONITORED NIGHTTIME BLADDER FUNCTION: COMPARISONS BETWEEN PATIENTS WITH INSOMNIA AND THOSE WITH OVERACTIVE BLADDER SYNDROME.” Sleep 33 (January 1, 2010): A293–A293.

Scholars@Duke

Krystal, A. D., X. A. Preud’homme, C. L. Amundsen, and G. D. Webster. “NOCTURNAL DETRUSOR OVERACTIVITY IN OVERACTIVE BLADDER SYNDROME: A NOCTURNAL CYSTOMETROGRAPHIC AND POLYSOMNOGRAPHIC STUDY.” Sleep 33 (January 1, 2010): A293–A293.

Scholars@Duke

Preud’homme, X. A., C. L. Amundsen, G. D. Webster, and A. D. Krystal. “SELF-REPORTED SLEEP: HOW DO PATIENTS WITH OAB COMPARE TO INSOMNIACS AND NORMAL SUBJECTS?” Sleep 33 (January 1, 2010): A292–A292.

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