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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

Nager, CW, Brubaker, L, Daneshgari, F, Litman, HJ, Dandreo, KJ, Sirls, L, Lemack, GE, Richter, HE, Leng, W, Norton, P, Kraus, SR, Chai, TC, Chang, D, Amundsen, CL, Stoddard, AM, Tennstedt, SL, and Urinary Incontinence Treatment Network, . "Design of the Value of Urodynamic Evaluation (ValUE) trial: A non-inferiority randomized trial of preoperative urodynamic investigations." Contemp Clin Trials 30, no. 6 (November 2009): 531-539.

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Flynn, MK, Amundsen, CL, Perevich, M, Liu, F, and Webster, GD. "Outcome of a randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled trial of botulinum A toxin for refractory overactive bladder." J Urol 181, no. 6 (June 2009): 2608-2615.

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Wu, JM, Siddiqui, NY, Amundsen, CL, Myers, ER, Havrilesky, LJ, and Visco, AG. "Cost-effectiveness of botulinum toxin a versus anticholinergic medications for idiopathic urge incontinence." J Urol 181, no. 5 (May 2009): 2181-2186.

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South, MMT, Wu, JM, Webster, GD, Weidner, AC, Roelands, JJ, and Amundsen, CL. "Early vs late midline sling lysis results in greater improvement in lower urinary tract symptoms." Am J Obstet Gynecol 200, no. 5 (May 2009): 564.e1-564.e5.

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Wei, J, Nygaard, I, Richter, H, Brown, M, Barber, M, Xiao Xu, , Kenton, K, Nager, C, Schaffer, J, Visco, A, Weber, A, and Pelvic Floor Disorders Network, . "Outcomes following vaginal prolapse repair and mid urethral sling (OPUS) trial--design and methods." Clinical Trials (London, England) 6, no. 2 (April 2009): 162-171.

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Yoo, PB, Horvath, EE, Amundsen, CL, Webster, GD, and Grill, WM. "Intraurethral activation of excitatory bladder reflexes in persons with spinal cord injury." Conference Proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the Ieee Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Ieee Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Annual Conference 2009 (January 2009): 6781-6784.

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Yoo, PB, Horvath, EE, Amundsen, CL, Webster, GD, and Grill, WM. "Intraurethral activation of excitatory bladder reflexes in persons with spinal cord injury." Conference proceedings : .. Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Conference 2009 (2009): 6781-6784.

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Tissot, W, Amundsen, CL, Diokno, AC, Webster, GD, Coats, AC, and Bladder Diary Research Team, . "Bladder diary measurements in asymptomatic males: frequency, volume per void, and 24-hr volume." Neurourol Urodyn 27, no. 3 (2008): 198-204.

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Foster, RT, Amundsen, C, and Webster, GD. "Complications of Vaginal Surgery." Female Urology (2008): 751-758.

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Goldman, HB, Amundsen, CL, Mangel, J, Grill, J, Bennett, M, Gustafson, KJ, and Grill, WM. "Dorsal genital nerve stimulation for the treatment of overactive bladder symptoms." Neurourology and Urodynamics 27, no. 6 (January 2008): 499-503.

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