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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

Goldman, Howard B., Cindy L. Amundsen, Jeffrey Mangel, Julie Grill, Maria Bennett, Kenneth J. Gustafson, and Warren M. Grill. “Dorsal genital nerve stimulation for the treatment of overactive bladder symptoms.” Neurourol Urodyn 27, no. 6 (2008): 499–503. https://doi.org/10.1002/nau.20544.

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Foster, Raymond T., Kristy M. Borawski, Mary M. South, Alison C. Weidner, George D. Webster, and Cindy L. Amundsen. “A randomized, controlled trial evaluating 2 techniques of postoperative bladder testing after transvaginal surgery.” Am J Obstet Gynecol 197, no. 6 (December 2007): 627.e1-627.e4. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajog.2007.08.017.

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South, Mary M. T., Audrey A. Romero, Margaret G. Jamison, George D. Webster, and Cindy L. Amundsen. “Detrusor overactivity does not predict outcome of sacral neuromodulation test stimulation.” Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18, no. 12 (December 2007): 1395–98. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00192-007-0351-7.

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South, M., and C. L. Amundsen. “Pelvic organ prolapse: a review of the current literature.” Minerva Ginecol 59, no. 6 (December 2007): 601–12.

Scholars@Duke

South, Mary M. T., Raymond T. Foster, George D. Webster, Alison C. Weidner, and Cindy L. Amundsen. “Surgical excision of eroded mesh after prior abdominal sacrocolpopexy.” Am J Obstet Gynecol 197, no. 6 (December 2007): 615.e1-615.e5. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajog.2007.08.012.

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Jamison, Margaret G., Alison C. Weidner, Audrey A. Romero, and Cindy L. Amundsen. “Lack of psychological resilience: an important correlate for urinary incontinence.” Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18, no. 10 (October 2007): 1127–32. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00192-007-0315-y.

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Foster, Raymond T., Matthew D. Barber, Marie Fidela R. Parasio, Mark D. Walters, Alison C. Weidner, and Cindy L. Amundsen. “A prospective assessment of overactive bladder symptoms in a cohort of elderly women who underwent transvaginal surgery for advanced pelvic organ prolapse.” Am J Obstet Gynecol 197, no. 1 (July 2007): 82.e1-82.e4. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajog.2007.02.049.

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Barber, Matthew D., Cindy L. Amundsen, Marie F. R. Paraiso, Alison C. Weidner, Audrey Romero, and Mark D. Walters. “Quality of life after surgery for genital prolapse in elderly women: obliterative and reconstructive surgery.” Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18, no. 7 (July 2007): 799–806. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00192-006-0240-5.

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