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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

Miller, EA, Amundsen, CL, Toh, KL, Flynn, BJ, and Webster, GD. "Preoperative urodynamic evaluation may predict voiding dysfunction in women undergoing pubovaginal sling." The Journal of Urology 169, no. 6 (June 2003): 2234-2237.

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Amundsen, CL, Flynn, BJ, and Webster, GD. "Anatomical correction of vaginal vault prolapse by uterosacral ligament fixation in women who also require a pubovaginal sling." J Urol 169, no. 5 (May 2003): 1770-1774.

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Sayer, RA, and Amundsen, CL. "Giant pelvic retroperitoneal leiomyoma arising from the rectal wall." Obstet Gynecol 101, no. 5 Pt 2 (May 2003): 1132-1134.

Scholars@Duke

Sayer, RA, and Amundsen, CL. "Giant pelvic retroperitoneal leiomyoma arising from the rectal wall." Obstetrics and Gynecology 101, no. 5 SUPPL. (2003): 1132-1134.

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Amundsen, CL, and Webster, GD. "Sacral neuromodulation in an older, urge-incontinent population." Am J Obstet Gynecol 187, no. 6 (December 2002): 1462-1465.

Scholars@Duke

Westney, OL, Lee, JT, McGuire, EJ, Palmer, JL, Cespedes, RD, and Amundsen, CL. "Long-term results of Ingelman-Sundberg denervation procedure for urge incontinence refractory to medical therapy." J Urol 168, no. 3 (September 2002): 1044-1047.

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Amundsen, CL, Guralnick, ML, and Webster, GD. "Functional success of vaginal-cuff excision as a technique for transvaginal repair of vesicovaginal fistulae after hysterectomy." Journal of Pelvic Surgery 7, no. 1 (January 1, 2001): 15-18.

Scholars@Duke

Amundsen, CL, Visco, AG, Ruiz, H, and Webster, GD. "Outcome in 104 pubovaginal slings using freeze-dried allograft fascia lata from a single tissue bank." Urology 56, no. 6 Suppl 1 (December 4, 2000): 2-8.

Scholars@Duke

Barber, MD, Visco, AG, Weidner, AC, Amundsen, CL, and Bump, RC. "Bilateral uterosacral ligament vaginal vault suspension with site-specific endopelvic fascia defect repair for treatment of pelvic organ prolapse." Am J Obstet Gynecol 183, no. 6 (December 2000): 1402-1410.

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Amundsen, CL, Guralnick, ML, and Webster, GD. "Variations in strategy for the treatment of urethral obstruction after a pubovaginal sling procedure." The Journal of Urology 164, no. 2 (August 2000): 434-437.

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