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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

Polin, MR, Edenfield, AL, Dieter, AA, Amundsen, CL, Visco, AG, and Weidner, AC. "PREDICTORS OF POSITIVE PREOPERATIVE URINE CULTURES IN ASYMPTOMATIC WOMEN UNDERGOING UROGYNECOLOGIC SURGERY." INTERNATIONAL UROGYNECOLOGY JOURNAL 25 (July 1, 2014): S146-S147.

Scholars@Duke

Amundsen, CL, Richter, HE, Menefee, S, Vasavada, S, Rahn, DD, Kenton, K, Harvie, HS, Wallace, D, and Meikle, S. "The Refractory Overactive Bladder: Sacral NEuromodulation vs. BoTulinum Toxin Assessment: ROSETTA trial." Contemporary clinical trials 37, no. 2 (March 2014): 272-283.

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Dieter, AA, Amundsen, CL, Edenfield, AL, Kawasaki, A, Levin, PJ, Visco, AG, and Siddiqui, NY. "Oral antibiotics to prevent postoperative urinary tract infection: a randomized controlled trial." Obstetrics and gynecology 123, no. 1 (January 2014): 96-103.

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Kawasaki, A, Judd, JP, Siddiqui, NY, Wu, JM, and Amundsen, CL. "Impact of staged InterStim implantation on the postoperative activities of daily living and pain." Int Urogynecol J 24, no. 7 (July 2013): 1205-1213.

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Preud'homme, XA, Amundsen, CL, Webster, GD, and Krystal, AD. "Comparison of diary-derived bladder and sleep measurements across OAB individuals, primary insomniacs, and healthy controls." Int Urogynecol J 24, no. 3 (March 2013): 501-508.

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Edenfield, AL, Amundsen, CL, Weidner, AC, Wu, JM, George, A, and Siddiqui, NY. "Vaginal Prolapse Recurrence After Uterosacral Ligament Suspension in Normal-Weight Compared With Overweight and Obese Women." OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY 121, no. 3 (March 2013): 554-559.

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Funk, MJ, Siddiqui, NY, Pate, V, Amundsen, CL, and Wu, JM. "Sling revision/removal for mesh erosion and urinary retention: Long-term risk and predictors." American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 208, no. 1 (2013): 73.e1-73.e7.

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Levin, PJ, Wu, JM, Kawasaki, A, Weidner, AC, and Amundsen, CL. "The efficacy of posterior tibial nerve stimulation for the treatment of overactive bladder in women: a systematic review." International Urogynecology Journal 23, no. 11 (November 2012): 1591-1597.

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Nager, C, Brubaker, L, Litman, H, and Zyczynski, H. "A Randomized Trial of Urodynamic Testing Before Stress-Incontinence Surgery." Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey 67, no. 10 (October 2012): 628-629.

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Kawasaki, A, Wu, JM, Amundsen, CL, Weidner, AC, Judd, JP, Balk, EM, and Siddiqui, NY. "Do urodynamic parameters predict persistent postoperative stress incontinence after midurethral sling? A systematic review." International Urogynecology Journal 23, no. 7 (July 2012): 813-822. (Review)

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