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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

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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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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Foster, RT, Borawski, KM, South, MM, Weidner, AC, Webster, GD, and Amundsen, CL. "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.

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South, MMT, Romero, AA, Jamison, MG, Webster, GD, and Amundsen, CL. "Detrusor overactivity does not predict outcome of sacral neuromodulation test stimulation." Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18, no. 12 (December 2007): 1395-1398.

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South, M, and Amundsen, CL. "Pelvic organ prolapse: a review of the current literature." Minerva Ginecol 59, no. 6 (December 2007): 601-612. (Review)

Scholars@Duke

South, MMT, Foster, RT, Webster, GD, Weidner, AC, and Amundsen, CL. "Surgical excision of eroded mesh after prior abdominal sacrocolpopexy." Am J Obstet Gynecol 197, no. 6 (December 2007): 615.e1-615.e5.

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Sherman, ND, and Amundsen, CL. "Current and future techniques of neuromodulation for bladder dysfunction." Curr Urol Rep 8, no. 6 (November 2007): 448-454. (Review)

Scholars@Duke

Jamison, MG, Weidner, AC, Romero, AA, and Amundsen, CL. "Lack of psychological resilience: an important correlate for urinary incontinence." Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct 18, no. 10 (October 2007): 1127-1132.

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