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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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Publications

Cross, C. A., S. F. English, R. D. Cespedes, and E. J. McGuire. “A followup on transurethral collagen injection therapy for urinary incontinence.” J Urol 159, no. 1 (January 1998): 106–8. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0022-5347(01)64027-8.

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Lau, M., C. A. Cross, P. Berens, K. Cunningham, J. Mahnke, V. Ali, and A. Katz. “Ovarian abscess 15 months after vaginal hysterectomy. A case report.” J Reprod Med 42, no. 10 (October 1997): 669–71.

Scholars@Duke

Cross, C. A., R. D. Cespedes, and E. J. McGuire. “Treatment results using pubovaginal slings in patients with large cystoceles and stress incontinence.” J Urol 158, no. 2 (August 1997): 431–34.

Scholars@Duke

English, S. F., C. L. Amundsen, and E. J. McGuire. “Pelvic floor support in women with a gystocele.” Journal of Pelvic Surgery 4, no. 4 (January 1, 1997): 163–66.

Scholars@Duke

Cespedes, R. D., C. A. Cross, and E. J. McGuire. “Pubovaginal fascial slings.” Tech Urol 3, no. 4 (1997): 195–201.

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Cespedes, R. D., C. A. Cross, and E. J. McGuire. “Reply: Re modified ingelman-sundberg bladder denervation procedure for intractable urge incontinence.” Journal of Urology 158, no. 3 SUPPL. (January 1, 1997): 888. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0022-5347(01)64354-4.

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Cespedes, R. D., C. A. Cross, and E. J. McGuire. “Modified Ingelman-Sundberg bladder denervation procedure for intractable urge incontinence.” J Urol 156, no. 5 (November 1996): 1744–47.

Scholars@Duke

Kisby, Cassandra K., Eric J. Gonzalez, Anthony G. Visco, Cindy L. Amundsen, and Warren M. Grill. “Randomized Controlled Trial to Assess the Impact of Intraurethral Lidocaine on Urodynamic Voiding Parameters.” Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 25, no. 4 (n.d.): 265–70. https://doi.org/10.1097/SPV.0000000000000544.

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Bradley, Megan S., Jennifer A. Bickhaus, Cindy L. Amundsen, Laura K. Newcomb, Tracy Truong, Alison C. Weidner, and Nazema Y. Siddiqui. “Vaginal Uterosacral Ligament Suspension: A Retrospective Cohort of Absorbable and Permanent Suture Groups.” Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 24, no. 3 (n.d.): 207–12. https://doi.org/10.1097/SPV.0000000000000451.

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