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Name
Elizabeth Mueller
Degree
M.D.
FACS
MS
Rank
Professor
Primary Department
Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
Joint Department
Urology
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Specialties
Urogynecology
Cystocele
Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Urinary Incontinence
Fistulas
Robotic Surgery
Vaginal Hysterectomy
Laparoscopic Hysterectomy
Female Urology
Locations
Loyola Hospital
Loyola Outpatient Center
Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge
Certifications
American Board of Urology Subspecialty Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
American Board of Urology
Education
Medical School
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
Residencies
Loyola University Medical Center, Urology
Fellowships
Loyola University Medical Center, Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
Hobbies
Hiking
Bicycling
Family Time
Marathon Running
Triathlon
Camping
Publications
Mores, CR; Price, TK; Wolff, B; Halverson, T; Limeira, R; Brubaker, L; Mueller, ER; Putonti, C; Wolfe, AJGenomic relatedness and clinical significance of strains isolated from the urogenital tract of sexual partners. Microbial genomics 2021 ;
Lukacz, ES; Constantine, ML; Kane Low, L; Lowder, JL; Markland, AD; Mueller, ER; Newman, DK; Rickey, LM; Rockwood, T; Rudser, KRationale and design of the validation of bladder health instrument for evaluation in women (VIEW) protocol. BMC women's health 2021 ;21(1)
Mueller, EREDITORIAL COMMENT. Urology 2021 ;150
Wolff, BJ; Hart, S; Joyce, CJ; Eubanks, RB; Mueller, ER; Pham, TTUrinary retention is rare after colpocleisis and concomitant midurethral sling: a 10-year experience. International Urogynecology Journal 2021 ;
Thomas-White, Krystal; Taege, Susanne; Limeira, Roberto; Brincat, Cynthia; Joyce, Cara; Hilt, Evann E.; Mac-Daniel, Laura; Radek, Katherine A.; Brubaker, Linda; Mueller, Elizabeth R.; Wolfe, Alan J.Vaginal Estrogen Therapy Is Associated With Increased Lactobacillus in the Urine of Postmenopausal Women With Overactive Bladder Symptoms. OBSTETRICAL & GYNECOLOGICAL SURVEY 2021 ;76(2)
Meister, MR; Zhou, J; Chu, H; Coyne-Beasley, T; Gahagan, S; Yvette LaCoursiere, D; Mueller, ER; Scal, P; Simon, L; Stapleton, AE; Stoll, CRT; Sutcliffe, S; Berry, A; Wyman, JFNon-invasive bladder function measures in healthy, asymptomatic female children and adolescents: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of pediatric urology 2021 ;
Barnes, HC; Wolff, B; Abdul-Rahim, O; Harrington, A; Hilt, EE; Price, TK; Halverson, T; Hochstedler, BR; Pham, T; Acevedo-Alvarez, M; Joyce, C; Fitzgerald, CM; Schreckenberger, PC; Brubaker, L; Wolfe, AJ; Mueller, ERA Randomized Clinical Trial of Standard Versus Expanded Cultures to Diagnose Urinary Tract Infections in Women. The Journal of urology 2021 ;
Dune, TJ; Kliethermes, S; Mueller, ER; Fitzgerald, CM; Brubaker, L; Brincat, CAScreening for Microscopic Hematuria in a Urogynecologic Population. Female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery 2020 ;26(6)
Burgio, KL; James, AS; LaCoursiere, DY; Mueller, ER; Newman, DK; Low, LK; Weinfurt, KP; Wyman, JF; Cunningham, SD; Vargo, K; Connett, J; Williams, BRViews of Normal Bladder Function among Women Experiencing Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms. Urology 2020 ;
Price, TK; Lin, H; Gao, X; Thomas-White, KJ; Hilt, EE; Mueller, ER; Wolfe, AJ; Dong, Q; Brubaker, LBladder bacterial diversity differs in continent and incontinent women: a cross-sectional study. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2020 ;
Price, TK; Wolff, B; Halverson, T; Limeira, R; Brubaker, L; Dong, Q; Mueller, ER; Wolfe, AJTemporal Dynamics of the Adult Female Lower Urinary Tract Microbiota. mBio 2020 ;11(2)
Thomas-White, K; Taege, S; Limeira, R; Brincat, C; Joyce, C; Hilt, EE; Mac-Daniel, L; Radek, KA; Brubaker, L; Mueller, ER; Wolfe, AJVaginal Estrogen Therapy Is Associated with Increased Lactobacillus in the Urine of Post-Menopausal Women with Overactive Bladder Symptoms. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2020 ;
Hardacker, CT; Baccellieri, A; Mueller, ER; Brubaker, L; Hutchins, G; Zhang, JLY; Hebert-Beirne, JReply to Comment on Hardacker, C.T.; Baccellieri, A.; Mueller, E.R.; Brubaker, L.; Hutchins, G.; Zhang, J.L.Y.; Hebert-Beirne, J. Bladder Health Experiences, Perceptions and Knowledge of Sexual and Gender Minorities. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2019, 16, 3170. International journal of environmental research and public health 2020 ;17(7)
Smith, AL; Rickey, LM; Brady, SS; Fok, CS; Lowder, JL; Markland, AD; Mueller, ER; Sutcliffe, S; Bavendam, TG; Brubaker, LLaying the Foundation for Bladder Health Promotion in Women and Girls. Urology 2020 ;
Chen, YB; Hochstedler, B; Pham, TT; Alvarez, MA; Mueller, ER; Wolfe, AJThe Urethral Microbiota: A Missing Link in the Female Urinary Microbiota. The Journal of urology 2020 ;
Baldea, KG; Patel, PM; Delos Santos, G; Ellimoottil, C; Farooq, A; Mueller, ER; Byram, S; Turk, TMTParavertebral block for percutaneous nephrolithotomy: a prospective, randomized, double-blind placebo-controlled study. World journal of urology 2020 ;
Wyman, JF; Zhou, J; Yvette LaCoursiere, D; Markland, AD; Mueller, ER; Simon, L; Stapleton, A; Stoll, CRT; Chu, H; Sutcliffe, SNormative noninvasive bladder function measurements in healthy women: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Neurourology and Urodynamics 2020 ;39(2)
Daugirdas, SP; Markossian, T; Mueller, ER; Durazo-Arvizu, R; Cao, G; Kramer, HUrinary incontinence and chronic conditions in the US population age 50 years and older. International Urogynecology Journal 2020 ;31(5)
Wolff, BJ; Joyce, CJ; McAlarnen, LA; Brincat, CA; Mueller, ER; Fitzgerald, CMConsideration of pelvic floor myofascial release for overactive bladder. Journal of bodywork and movement therapies 2019 ;24(2)
Lowder, JL; Bavendam, TG; Berry, A; Brady, SS; Fitzgerald, CM; Fok, CS; Goode, PS; Lewis, CE; Mueller, ER; Newman, DK; Palmer, MH; Rickey, L; Stapleton, A; Lukacz, ESTerminology for bladder health research in women and girls: Prevention of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms transdisciplinary consortium definitions. Neurourology and Urodynamics 2019 ;38(5)
Mueller, ER; van Maanen, R; Chapple, C; Abrams, P; Herschorn, S; Robinson, D; Stoelzel, M; Yoon, SJ; Al-Shukri, S; Rechberger, T; Gratzke, CLong-term treatment of older patients with overactive bladder using a combination of mirabegron and solifenacin: a prespecified analysis from the randomized, phase III SYNERGY II study. Neurourology and Urodynamics 2019 ;38(2)
Shannon, MB; Limeira, R; Johansen, D; Gao, X; Lin, H; Dong, Q; Wolfe, AJ; Mueller, ERBladder urinary oxygen tension is correlated with urinary microbiota composition. International Urogynecology Journal 2019 ;30(8)
Wolff, BJ; Joyce, CJ; Brincat, CA; Mueller, ER; Fitzgerald, CMPelvic floor myofascial pain in patients with symptoms of urinary tract infection. International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics 2019 ;145(2)
Wolff, BJ; Price, TK; Joyce, CJ; Wolfe, AJ; Mueller, EROral probiotics and the female urinary microbiome: a double-blinded randomized placebo-controlled trial. International Urology and Nephrology 2019 ;51(12)
Hardacker, CT; Baccellieri, A; Mueller, ER; Brubaker, L; Hutchins, G; Zhang, JLY; Hebert-Beirne, JBladder Health Experiences, Perceptions and Knowledge of Sexual and Gender Minorities. International journal of environmental research and public health 2019 ;16(17)
Price, TK; Hilt, EE; Thomas-White, K; Mueller, ER; Wolfe, AJ; Brubaker, LThe urobiome of continent adult women: a cross-sectional study. BJOG : an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology 2019 ;127(2)
Gratzke, C; Chapple, C; Mueller, ER; Robinson, D; Rolland, C; Staskin, D; Stoelzel, M; Maanen, RV; Siddiqui, EEfficacy and Safety of Combination Pharmacotherapy for Patients with Overactive Bladder: A Rapid Evidence Assessment. European urology 2019 ;76(6)
Sifuentes, R; Wolff, BJ; Barnes, HC; Wozniak, A; Mueller, ER; Pham, TTYou're How Old? Correlating Perioperative Complication Risk in Octogenarians Undergoing Colpocleisis for Pelvic Organ Prolapse. Female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery 2019 ;
Pham, TT; Chen, YB; Adams, W; Wolff, B; Shannon, M; Mueller, ERCharacterizing anxiety at the first encounter in women presenting to the clinic: the CAFÉ study. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2019 ;221(5)
Hart, ST; Nelson, M; Kirshenbaum, E; Chen, Y; Mueller, ER; Gupta, GPost-hospital syndrome predicts poor postoperative outcomes and increased cost following transvaginal midurethral sling placement. International Urogynecology Journal 2019 ;31(7)
Shannon, Megan B.; Genereux, Madeleine; Brincat, Cynthia; Adams, William; Brubaker, Linda; Mueller, Elizabeth R.; Fitzgerald, Colleen M.Attendance at Prescribed Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy in a Diverse, Urban Urogynecology Population. PM & R: Journal of Injury, Function & Rehabilitation 2018 ;10(4)
Fok, CS; Gao, X; Lin, H; Thomas-White, KJ; Mueller, ER; Wolfe, AJ; Dong, Q; Brubaker, LUrinary symptoms are associated with certain urinary microbes in urogynecologic surgical patients. International Urogynecology Journal 2018 ;
Gratzke, C; van Maanen, R; Chapple, C; Abrams, P; Herschorn, S; Robinson, D; Ridder, A; Stoelzel, M; Paireddy, A; Yoon, SJ; Al-Shukri, S; Rechberger, T; Mueller, ERLong-term Safety and Efficacy of Mirabegron and Solifenacin in Combination Compared with Monotherapy in Patients with Overactive Bladder: A Randomised, Multicentre Phase 3 Study (SYNERGY II). European urology 2018 ;
Harlow, BL; Bavendam, TG; Palmer, MH; Brubaker, L; Burgio, KL; Lukacz, ES; Miller, JM; Mueller, ER; Newman, DK; Rickey, LM; Sutcliffe, S; Simons-Morton, DThe Prevention of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms (PLUS) Research Consortium: A Transdisciplinary Approach Toward Promoting Bladder Health and Preventing Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Women Across the Life Course. Journal of women's health (2002) 2018 ;27(3)
Price,T. K.; Hilt,E. E.; Dune,T. J.; Mueller,E. R.; Wolfe,A. J.; Brubaker,L.Urine trouble: should we think differently about UTI? International Urogynecology Journal 2018 ;29(2):205-210
Thomas-White, KJ; Gao, X; Lin, H; Fok, CS; Ghanayem, K; Mueller, ER; Dong, Q; Brubaker, L; Wolfe, AJUrinary microbes and postoperative urinary tract infection risk in urogynecologic surgical patients. International Urogynecology Journal 2018 ;
Abelson, B; Sun, D; Que, L; Nebel, RA; Baker, D; Popiel, P; Amundsen, CL; Chai, T; Close, C; DiSanto, M; Fraser, MO; Kielb, SJ; Kuchel, G; Mueller, ER; Palmer, MH; Parker-Autry, C; Wolfe, AJ; Damaser, MSSex differences in lower urinary tract biology and physiology. Biology of sex differences 2018 ;9(1)
Billquist,E. J.; Michelfelder,A.; Brincat,C.; Brubaker,L.; Fitzgerald,C. M.; Mueller,E. R.Pre-operative guided imagery in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery: a randomized trial International Urogynecology Journal 2017 ; :
Dune,T. J.; Blackwell,R. H.; Griffin,A.; Taege,S.; Sung,J.; Mueller,E. R.; Brubaker,L.Ready or Not? Obstetrics and Gynecology Resident Preparedness for Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery Training Female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery 2017 ; :
Weidner,A. C.; Barber,M. D.; Markland,A.; Rahn,D. D.; Hsu,Y.; Mueller,E. R.; Jakus-Waldman,S.; Dyer,K. Y.; Warren,L. K.; Gantz,M. G.; Meikle,S.Perioperative Behavioral Therapy and Pelvic Muscle Strengthening Do Not Enhance Quality of Life After Pelvic Surgery: Secondary Report of a Randomized Controlled Trial Physical Therapy 2017 ;97(11):1075-1083
Shannon,M. B.; Genereux,M.; Brincat,C.; Adams,W.; Brubaker,L.; Mueller,E. R.; Fitzgerald,C. M.Attendance At Prescribed Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy In A Diverse, Urban Urogynecology Population PM & R : the journal of injury, function, and rehabilitation 2017 ; :
Dune,T. J.; Price,T. K.; Hilt,E. E.; Thomas-White,K. J.; Kliethermes,S.; Brincat,C.; Brubaker,L.; Schreckenberger,P.; Wolfe,A. J.; Mueller,E. R.Urinary Symptoms and Their Associations With Urinary Tract Infections in Urogynecologic Patients OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY 2017 ;130(4):718-725
Mueller,E. R.Use of Transvaginal Mesh: What the Surgeon Should Consider The Journal of urology 2017 ;198(4):755-756
Mueller,E. R.; Wolfe,A. J.; Brubaker,L.Female urinary microbiota Current opinion in urology 2017 ;27(3):282-286
Taege,S. K.; Adams,W.; Mueller,E. R.; Brubaker,L.; Fitzgerald,C. M.; Brincat,C.Anesthetic Cream Use During Office Pessary Removal and Replacement: A Randomized Controlled Trial OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY 2017 ;130(1):190-197
Robinson,D.; Kelleher,C.; Staskin,D.; Mueller,E. R.; Falconer,C.; Wang,J.; Ridder,A.; Stoelzel,M.; Paireddy,A.; van Maanen,R.; Hakimi,Z.; Herschorn,S.Patient-reported outcomes from SYNERGY, a randomized, double-blind, multicenter study evaluating combinations of mirabegron and solifenacin compared with monotherapy and placebo in OAB patients Neurourology and Urodynamics 2017 ; :
Weidner, Alison C.; Barber, Matthew D.; Markland, Alayne; Rahn, David D.; Hsu, Yvonne; Mueller, Elizabeth R.; Jakus-Waldman, Sharon; Dyer, Keisha Y.; Warren, Lauren Klein; Gantz, Marie G.; Meikle, SusiePerioperative Behavioral Therapy and Pelvic Muscle Strengthening Do Not Enhance Quality of Life After Pelvic Surgery: Secondary Report of a Randomized Controlled Trial. Physical Therapy 2017 ;97(11)
Graham,E.; Akl,A.; Brubaker,L.; Dhaher,Y.; Fitzgerald,C.; Mueller,E. R.Investigation of Sacral Needle Depth in Minimally Invasive Sacrocolpopexy Female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery 2016 ; :
Mueller,E. R.Editorial Comment The Journal of urology 2016 ; :
Mueller,E. R.Measuring Clinical Outcomes in Overactive Bladder Interventions: We Can Do Better European urology 2016 ; :
Mueller,E. R.; Damaser,M. S.; Mallampalli,M. P.; Losada,L.Women's Urological Health as a Priority to the Woman Well Visit Women's health issues : official publication of the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health 2016 ;26(4):476-477
Mueller,E. R.; Kenton,K.; Anger,J. T.; Bresee,C.; Tarnay,C.Cosmetic Appearance of Port-site Scars 1 Year After Laparoscopic Versus Robotic Sacrocolpopexy: A Supplementary Study of the ACCESS Clinical Trial Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology 2016 ; :
Mueller,M. G.; Jacobs,K. M.; Mueller,E. R.; Abernethy,M. G.; Kenton,K. S.Outcomes in 450 Women After Minimally Invasive Abdominal Sacrocolpopexy for Pelvic Organ Prolapse Female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery 2016 ; :
Thomas-White,K.; Brady,M.; Wolfe,A. J.; Mueller,E. R.The bladder is not sterile: History and current discoveries on the urinary microbiome Current Bladder Dysfunction Reports 2016 ;11(1):18-24
Thomas-White,K. J.; Hilt,E. E.; Fok,C.; Pearce,M. M.; Mueller,E. R.; Kliethermes,S.; Jacobs,K.; Zilliox,M. J.; Brincat,C.; Price,T. K.; Kuffel,G.; Schreckenberger,P.; Gai,X.; Brubaker,L.; Wolfe,A. J.Incontinence medication response relates to the female urinary microbiota International Urogynecology Journal 2016 ;27(5):723-733
Losada,L.; Amundsen,C. L.; Ashton-Miller,J.; Chai,T.; Close,C.; Damaser,M.; DiSanto,M.; Dmochowski,R.; Fraser,M. O.; Kielb,S. J.; Kuchel,G.; Mueller,E. R.; Parker-Autry,C.; Wolfe,A. J.; Mallampalli,M. P.Expert Panel Recommendations on Lower Urinary Tract Health of Women Across Their Life Span Journal of women's health (2002) 2016 ; :
Price,T. K.; Dune,T.; Hilt,E. E.; Thomas-White,K. J.; Kliethermes,S.; Brincat,C.; Brubaker,L.; Wolfe,A. J.; Mueller,E. R.; Schreckenberger,P. C.The Clinical Urine Culture: Enhanced Techniques Improve Detection of Clinically Relevant Microorganisms Journal of clinical microbiology 2016 ;54(5):1216-1222
Kenton,K.; Mueller,E. R.; Tarney,C.; Bresee,C.; Anger,J. T.One-Year Outcomes After Minimally Invasive Sacrocolpopexy Female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery 2016 ; :
Mueller,E. R.; Litman,H.; Rickey,L. R.; Sirls,L.; Norton,P.; Wilson,T.; Moalli,P.; Albo,M.; Zimmern,P.Comparison of flowrates and voided volumes during non-instrumented uroflowmetry and pressure-flow studies in women with stress incontinence Neurourology and Urodynamics 2015 ;34(6):549-553
Mueller,M. G.; Ellimootil,C.; Abernethy,M. G.; Mueller,E. R.; Hohmann,S.; Kenton,K.Colpocleisis: a safe, minimally invasive option for pelvic organ prolapse Female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery 2015 ;21(1):30-33
Odegard,S. E.; Abernethy,M. G.; Mueller,E. R.Does Side Make a Difference? Anatomical Differences Between the Left and Right Ureter Female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery 2015 ;21(5):249-251
Collins,G. G.; Gadzinski,J. A.; Fitzgerald,G. D.; Sheran,J.; Wagner,S.; Edelstein,S.; Mueller,E. R.Surgical Pain Control with Ropivacaine By Atomized Delivery (Spray): A Randomized Controlled Trial Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology 2015 ; :
Zimmern, P; Litman, HJ; Nager, CW; Lemack, GE; Richter, HE; Sirls, L; Kraus, SR; Sutkin, G; Mueller, EREffect of aging on storage and voiding function in women with stress predominant urinary incontinence. The Journal of urology 2014 ;192(2)
Abernethy,M. G.; Davis,C.; Lowenstein,L.; Mueller,E. R.; Brubaker,L.; Kenton,K.Urethral sensation following reconstructive pelvic surgery International Urogynecology Journal 2014 ;25(11):1569-1573
Tarr,M. E.; Rivard,C.; Petzel,A. E.; Summers,S.; Mueller,E. R.; Rickey,L. M.; Denman,M. A.; Harders,R.; Durazo-Arvizu,R.; Kenton,K.Robotic objective structured assessment of technical skills: a randomized multicenter dry laboratory training pilot study Female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery 2014 ;20(4):228-236
Anger,J. T.; Mueller,E. R.; Tarnay,C.; Smith,B.; Stroupe,K.; Rosenman,A.; Brubaker,L.; Bresee,C.; Kenton,K.Robotic compared with laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy: a randomized controlled trial OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY 2014 ;123(1):5-12
Brubaker,L.; Brincat,C.; Mueller,E.Are We Satisfied? Perspective on Five-year Outcomes of Midurethral Slings European urology 2014 ;65(6):1115-1116
Nienhouse,V.; Gao,X.; Dong,Q.; Nelson,D. E.; Toh,E.; McKinley,K.; Schreckenberger,P.; Shibata,N.; Fok,C. S.; Mueller,E. R.; Brubaker,L.; Wolfe,A. J.; Radek,K. A.Interplay between Bladder Microbiota and Urinary Antimicrobial Peptides: Mechanisms for Human Urinary Tract Infection Risk and Symptom Severity PLoS ONE 2014 ;9(12):e114185
Gadzinski,J. A.; Sheran,J.; Garbe,G.; Fitzgerald,G.; Mueller,E.; Wagner,S.The postendometrial ablation endometrium: reassessment with biopsy and ultrasonography OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY 2014 ;123 Suppl 1:124S
Le,P. T.; Pearce,M. M.; Zhang,S.; Campbell,E. M.; Fok,C. S.; Mueller,E. R.; Brincat,C. A.; Wolfe,A. J.; Brubaker,L.IL22 Regulates Human Urothelial Cell Sensory and Innate Functions through Modulation of the Acetylcholine Response, Immunoregulatory Cytokines and Antimicrobial Peptides: Assessment of an In Vitro Model PLoS ONE 2014 ;9(10):e111375
Hilt,E. E.; McKinley,K.; Pearce,M. M.; Rosenfeld,A. B.; Zilliox,M. J.; Mueller,E. R.; Brubaker,L.; Gai,X.; Wolfe,A. J.; Schreckenberger,P. C.Urine is not sterile: use of enhanced urine culture techniques to detect resident bacterial flora in the adult female bladder Journal of clinical microbiology 2014 ;52(3):871-876
Abernethy,M.; Vasquez,E.; Kenton,K.; Brubaker,L.; Mueller,E.Where do we place the sacrocolpopexy stitch? A magnetic resonance imaging investigation Female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery 2013 ;19(1):31-33
Fok,C. S.; McKinley,K.; Mueller,E. R.; Kenton,K.; Schreckenberger,P.; Wolfe,A.; Brubaker,L.Day of surgery urine cultures identify urogynecologic patients at increased risk for postoperative urinary tract infection The Journal of urology 2013 ;189(5):1721-1724
Rickey,L. M.; Huang,L.; Rahn,D. D.; Hsu,Y.; Litman,H. J.; Mueller,E. R.Risk Factors for Urgency Incontinence in Women Undergoing Stress Urinary Incontinence Surgery Advances in urology 2013 ;2013:567375
Norton, PA; Nager, CW; Chai, TC; Mueller, E; Stoddard, A; Lowder, J; Varner, E; Lemack, GRisk factors for incomplete bladder emptying after midurethral sling. Urology 2013 ;82(5)
Ramm,O.; Mueller,E. R.; Brubaker,L.; Lowenstein,L.; Kenton,K.Complex repetitive discharges--a feature of the urethral continence mechanism or a pathological finding? The Journal of urology 2012 ;187(6):2140-2143
Mueller,E. R.; Kenton,K.; Tarnay,C.; Brubaker,L.; Rosenman,A.; Smith,B.; Stroupe,K.; Bresee,C.; Pantuck,A.; Schulam,P.; Anger,J. T.Abdominal Colpopexy: Comparison of Endoscopic Surgical Strategies (ACCESS). Contemporary Clinical Trials 2012 ;33(5):1011-1018
Davis,C.; Lowenstein,L.; Mueller,E.; Brubaker,L.; Kenton,K.Measuring Urinary Sensation with Current Perception Threshold: A Comparison between Method of Limits and Method of Levels Obstetrics and gynecology international 2012 ;2012:868915
Lowenstein,L.; Kenton,K.; Mueller,E. R.; Brubaker,L.; Sabo,E.; Durazo-Arivzu,R. A.; Fitzgerald,M. P.Solifenacin objectively decreases urinary sensation in women with overactive bladder syndrome International Urology and Nephrology 2012 ;44(2):425-429
Lowenstein,L.; Ramm,O.; Mueller,E.; Brubaker,L.; FitzGerald,M. P.; Lopez,J.; Kenton,K.The impact of dispositional optimism on symptoms and treatment choices in patients with pelvic floor disorders International Urogynecology Journal 2012 ;23(3):295-298
Lowenstein,L.; Rickey,L.; Kenton,K.; Fitzgerald,M. P.; Brubaker,L.; Tulke,M.; Fordham,J.; Mueller,E. R.Reliability and responsiveness of the Urgency Severity and Life Impact Questionnaire (USIQ) International Urogynecology Journal 2012 ;23(2):193-196
Wolfe,A. J.; Toh,E.; Shibata,N.; Rong,R.; Kenton,K.; Fitzgerald,M.; Mueller,E. R.; Schreckenberger,P.; Dong,Q.; Nelson,D. E.; Brubaker,L.Evidence of uncultivated bacteria in the adult female bladder. Journal of clinical microbiology 2012 ;50(4):1376-1383
Tarr,M. E.; Klenov,V.; Tanzy,M. E.; Rivard,C. L.; McElhinney,M. M.; Brubaker,L.; Mueller,E. R.; FitzGerald,M. P.; Kenton,K.Perioperative bowel habits of women undergoing gynecologic surgery: a pilot study. Female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery 2012 ;18(3):153-157
Nager,C. W.; Brubaker,L.; Litman,H. J.; Zyczynski,H. M.; Varner,R. E.; Amundsen,C.; Sirls,L. T.; Norton,P. A.; Arisco,A. M.; Chai,T. C.; Zimmern,P.; Barber,M. D.; Dandreo,K. J.; Menefee,S. A.; Kenton,K.; Lowder,J.; Richter,H. E.; Khandwala,S.; Nygaard,I.; Kraus,S. R.; Johnson,H. W.; Lemack,G. E.; Mihova,M.; Albo,M. E.; Mueller,E.; Sutkin,G.; Wilson,T. S.; Hsu,Y.; Rozanski,T. A.; Rickey,L. M.; Rahn,D.; Tennstedt,S.; Kusek,J. W.; Gormley,E. A.; Urinary Incontinence Treatment NetworkA randomized trial of urodynamic testing before stress-incontinence surgery The New England journal of medicine 2012 ;366(21):1987-1997
Santoro,G. A.; Wieczorek,A. P.; Shobeiri,S. A.; Mueller,E. R.; Pilat,J.; Stankiewicz,A.; Battistella,G.Interobserver and interdisciplinary reproducibility of 3D endovaginal ultrasound assessment of pelvic floor anatomy International urogynecology journal and pelvic floor dysfunction 2011 ;22(1):53-59
Pham,T.; Burgart,A.; Kenton,K.; Mueller,E. R.; Brubaker,L.Current Use of Pelvic Organ Prolapse Quantification by AUGS and ICS Members Female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery 2011 ;17(2):67-69
Abbasy,S. A.; Kenton,K.; Brubaker,L.; Mueller,E. R.Measurement of transurethral bladder neck displacement during tension-free vaginal tape procedure International Urogynecology Journal 2011 ;22(6):721-724
FitzGerald,M. P.; Mueller,E. R.; Edelstein,S.Severe acidosis during laparoscopic repair of pelvic organ prolapse and incontinence. Female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery 2011 ;17(5):260-262
Kenton,K.; Mueller,E.; Brubaker,L.Continent women have better urethral neuromuscular function than those with stress incontinence International Urogynecology Journal 2011 ;22(12):1479-1484
Kenton,K.; Mueller,E.; Brubaker,L.Neuromuscular characterization of the urethra in continent women Female pelvic medicine & reconstructive surgery 2011 ;17(5):226-230
Fok,C.; Fitzgerald,M. P.; Turk,T. M.; Mueller,E. R.; Dalaza,L.; Schreckenberger,P.Reflex testing of male urine specimens misses few positive cultures may reduce unnecessary testing of normal specimens. Urology 2010 ;75(1):74-76
Richter,H. E.; Albo,M. E.; Zyczynski,H. M.; Kenton,K.; Norton,P. A.; Sirls,L. T.; Kraus,S. R.; Chai,T. C.; Lemack,G. E.; Dandreo,K. J.; Varner,R. E.; Menefee,S.; Ghetti,C.; Brubaker,L.; Nygaard,I.; Khandwala,S.; Rozanski,T. A.; Johnson,H.; Schaffer,J.; Stoddard,A. M.; Holley,R. L.; Nager,C. W.; Moalli,P.; Mueller,E. R.; Arisco,A. M.; Corton,M.; Tennstedt,S.; Chang,T. D.; Gormley,E. A.; Litman,H. J.Retropubic versus transobturator midurethral slings for stress incontinence. New England Journal of Medicine 2010 ;362(22):2066-2076
Lowenstein,L.; Fitz,A.; Kenton,K.; FitzGerald,M. P.; Mueller,E. R.; Brubaker,L.Transabdominal uterosacral suspension: outcomes and complications. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2009 ;200(6):656.e1-656.e5
Lowenstein,L.; FitzGerald,M. P.; Kenton,K.; Hatchett,L.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Mueller,E. R.; Goldman,K.; Brubaker,L.Evaluation of urgency in women, with a validated Urgency, Severity and Impact Questionnaire (USIQ). International Urogynecology Journal 2009 ;20(3):301-307
Pham,T.; Kenton,K.; Mueller,E. R.; Brubaker,L.New pelvic symptoms are common after reconstructive pelvic surgery. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2009 ;200(1):88.e1-88.e5
Summers,S. L.; Mueller,E. R.; Darrell,B.; Pombar,X.; Kobak,W.; Graziano,S.; Irwin,T.; Mody,V.; Rickey,L.; Hruska,L.; Kenton,K.Clinical anatomy and surgical skills training for Senior Residents : a multicenter, multidisciplinary program for urogynecological procedures Journal of Pelvic Medicine & Surgery 2009 ;15(4):195-203
Abbasy,S.; Lowenstein,L.; Pham,T.; Mueller,E. R.; Kenton,K.; Brubaker,L.Urinary retention is uncommon after colpocleisis with concomitant mid-urethral sling. International Urogynecology Journal 2009 ;20(2):213-216
Abbasy,S. A.; Michelfelder,A.; Kenton,K.; Mueller,E. R.; FitzGerald,M. P.Home-based cognitive therapy for overactive bladder: 1562 Journal of Urology 2009 ;181(4 (Supplement 1)):561
Lowenstein,L.; Kenton,K.; Mueller,E. R.; Brubaker,L.; Heneghan,M.; Senka,J.; FitzGerald,M. P.Patients with painful bladder syndrome have altered response to thermal stimuli and catastrophic reaction to painful experiences. Neurourology & Urodynamics 2009 ;28(5):400-404
Lowenstein,L.; Pham,T.; Abbasy,S.; Kenton,K.; Brubaker,L.; Mueller,E. R.; Shott,S.; Vardi,Y.; Gruenwald,I.; FitzGerald,M. P.Observations relating to urinary sensation during detrusor overactivity. Neurourology & Urodynamics 2009 ;28(6):497-500
Mueller,E. R.Defining the educational gap in urodynamics training between residency and the first 18 months in practice: 1668 Journal of Urology 2009 ;181(4 (Supplement 1)):602
Mueller,E. R.Urinary incontinence: Relative efficacy of retropubic and transobturator slings. Nature Reviews Urology 2009 ;6(10):523-524
Mueller,E. R.Urodynamic procedures are on the rise: 1669 Journal of Urology 2009 ;181(4 (Supplement 1)):602
Mueller,E. R.; Kenton,K.; Rogers,R. G.; Fenner,D. E.Are we missing an opportunity to teach future physicians about female pelvic floor disorders?. International Urogynecology Journal 2009 ;20(12):1413-1415
Mueller,E. R.; Litman,H.; Zimmern,P. E.; Norton,P.; Goode,P. S.Impact of fluid management on fluid intake and urge incontinence in the BE-DRI Trial for OAB in women: 1530 Journal of Urology 2009 ;181(4 (Supplement 1)):547-548
Whitehead,W. E.; Borrud,L.; Goode,P. S.; Meikle,S.; Mueller,E. R.; Tuteja,A.; Weidner,A.; Weinstein,M.; Ye,W.Fecal incontinence in US adults: epidemiology and risk factors. Gastroenterology 2009 ;137(2):512; Aug-517
Tarr,M.; Kenton,K.; Mueller,E.; Brubaker,L.Prior pelvic floor surgery is associated with more bothersome symptoms in urogynecology patients Journal of Urology 2009 ;181(4 Supplement 1):482-483
Lowenstein,L.; FitzGerald,M. P.; Kenton,K.; Brubaker,L.; Gruenwald,I.; Papier,I.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Elliot,C.; Mueller,E. R.; Vardi,Y.Validation of a real-time urodynamic measure of urinary sensation. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2008 ;198(6):661.e1; Jun-661.e4
Lowenstein,L.; FitzGerald,M. P.; Kenton,K.; Dooley,Y.; Templehof,M.; Mueller,E. R.; Brubaker,L.Patient-selected goals: the fourth dimension in assessment of pelvic floor disorders. International Urogynecology Journal 2008 ;19(1):81-84
Lowenstein,L.; Kenton,K.; Brubaker,L.; Pillar,G.; Undevia,N.; Mueller,E. R.; FitzGerald,M. P.The relationship between obstructive sleep apnea, nocturia, and daytime overactive bladder syndrome in women. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2008 ;198(5):598.e1-598.e5
Lowenstein,L.; Kenton,K.; Dooley,Y.; Mueller,E. R.; Brubaker,L.Women who experience detrusor overactive at lower bladder volumes report greater bother. Neurourology & Urodynamics 2008 ;27(1):45-47
Mueller,E. R.; Wei,J.; Nygaard,I.; Brubaker,L.; Varner,E.; Visco,A.; Cundiff,G. W.; Weber,A. M.; Ghetti,C.; Kreder,K.The correlation of voiding variables between non-instrumented uroflowmetery and pressure-flow studies in women with pelvic organ prolapse. Neurourology & Urodynamics 2008 ;27(6):515-521
FitzGerald,M. P.; Mueller,E. R.; Brubaker,L.; Dalaza,L.; Abraham,T.; Schreckenberger,P. C.Chronic lower urinary symptoms do not predict bacteriuria. International Journal of Gynaecology & Obstetrics 2008 ;101(3):302-303
Tennstedt,S. L.; Litman,H. J.; Zimmern,P.; Ghetti,C.; Kusek,J. W.; Nager,C. W.; Mueller,E. R.; Kraus,S. R.; Varner,E.Quality of life after surgery for stress incontinence. International Urogynecology Journal 2008 ;19(12):1631-1638
Coyne,K. S.; Margolis,M. K.; Jumadilova,Z.; Bavendam,T.; Mueller,E. R.; Rogers,R.Overactive bladder and women's sexual health: what is the impact?. Journal of Sexual Medicine 2007 ;4(3):656-666
Mueller,E. R.; Kenton,K.; Mahajan,S.; FitzGerald,M. P.; Brubaker,L.Urodynamic prolapse reduction alters urethral pressure but not filling or pressure flow parameters. Journal of Urology 2007 ;177(2):600-603
Kenton,K.; Pham,T.; Mueller,E. R.; Brubaker,L.Patient preparedness: an important predictor of surgical outcome. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2007 ;197(6):654.e1-654.e6
Nygaard,I.; Kreder,K.; Mueller,E. R.; Brubaker,L.; Goode,P.; Visco,A.; Weber,A. M.; Cundiff,G.; Wei,J.Does urethral competence affect urodynamic voiding parameters in women with prolapse?. Neurourology & Urodynamics 2007 ;26(7):1030-1035
Lowenstein,L.; Dooley,Y.; Kenton,K.; Mueller,E. R.; Brubaker,L.Neural pain after uterosacral ligament vaginal suspension. International Urogynecology Journal 2007 ;18(1):109-110
Lowenstein,L.; Dooley,Y.; Kenton,K.; Rickey,L.; FitzGerald,M. P.; Mueller,E. R.; Brubaker,L.The volume at which women leak first on urodynamic testing is not associated with quality of life, measures of urethral integrity or surgical failure. Journal of Urology 2007 ;178(1):193-196
Lowenstein,L.; Kenton,K.; Pierce,K.; Fitzgerald,M. P.; Mueller,E. R.; Brubaker,L.Patients' pelvic goals change after initial urogynecologic consultation. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2007 ;197(6):640.e1-640.e3
Lowenstein,L.; McClung,C.; Mueller,E. R.Periurethral leiomyoma The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ 2007 ;9(1):54
Lowenstein,L.; Mueller,E. R.; Sharma,S.; FitzGerald,M. P.Urinary hesitancy and retention during treatment with sertraline. International Urogynecology Journal 2007 ;18(7):827-829
Rooney,K.; Kenton,K.; Mueller,E. R.; FitzGerald,M. P.; Brubaker,L.Advanced anterior vaginal wall prolapse is highly correlated with apical prolapse. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2006 ;195(6):1837-1840
Kenton,K.; Mueller,E. R.The global burden of female pelvic floor disorders. BJU international 2006 ;98(Suppl 1):1-5
Kenton,K.; Mueller,E. R.; Graziano,S.; Summers,S.; Rickey,L.; Oldham,L.; Pombar,X.; Turner,F.; Darrell,B.Clinical anatomy and surgical skills training (CASST): development of a multicenter, multidisciplinary program. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2006 ;195(6):1789-1793
Mueller,E. R.; Latini,J.; Lux,M.; Kreder,K.; Fitzgerald,M. P.International Prostate Symptom Scores in young asymptomatic American men. BJU international 2005 ;95(4):554-556
Mueller,E. R.; Latini,J.; Lux,M.; Stablein,U.; Brubaker,L.; Kreder,K.; Fitzgerald,M. P.Gender differences in 24-hour urinary diaries of asymptomatic North American adults. Journal of Urology 2005 ;173(2):490-492
Kenton,K.; Mueller,E. R.Surgical repair of the middle compartment Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology 2005 ;48(3):691-703
Fitzgerald,M. P.; Mueller,E. R.Physiology of the lower urinary tract Clinical Obstetrics & Gynecology 2004 ;47(1):18-27
Latini,J. M.; Mueller,E. R.; Lux,M. M.; Fitzgerald,M. P.; Kreder,K. J.Voiding frequency in a sample of asymptomatic american men Journal of Urology 2004 ;172(3):980-984
Mueller,E. R.; Kenton,K. S.; Brubaker,L.Sliding hernia of the bladder presenting as suprapubic pain in a female. International Urogynecology Journal 2004 ;15(1):51-52
Mueller,E. R.; Kenton,K. S.Pelvic organ prolapse and urodynamics American Urogynecologic Society Quarterly Newsletter 2003 ;23:
Williams, BR; Vargo, K; Newman, DK; Yvette Lacoursiere, D; Mueller, ER; Connett, J; Low, LK; James, AS; Smith, AL; Schmitz, KH; Burgio, KLIt's About Time: The Temporal Burden of Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms Among Women. Urologic Nursing ;40(6)