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Larissa Rodriguez, MD

Title(s)Associate Provost for Faculty and Student Initiatives and Professor of Urology
Phone+1 323 864 3700
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    Dr. Rodriguez is an established surgeon-scientist with extensive expertise in the field of female pelvic and reconstructive surgery (FPMRS) in urology. Dr. Rodriguez is nationally and internationally recognized for her work in the field of stem cell research and tissue engineering.

    An awarded researcher, Dr. Rodriguez has developed patented techniques and innovative surgical strategies to provide treatment in areas such as stress incontinence and reconstruction of the bladder and lower urinary tract. Another focus of her research has been the study of the etiology and treatment of urinary incontinence and vaginal prolapse, in which she is active in clinical research and outcomes.

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    1. Yani MS, Fenske SJ, Rodriguez LV, Kutch JJ. Motor cortical neuromodulation of pelvic floor muscle tone: Potential implications for the treatment of urologic conditions. Neurourol Urodyn. 2019 May 01. PMID: 31044482.
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    2. Sutcliffe S, Gallop R, Henry Lai HH, Andriole GL, Bradley CS, Chelimsky G, Chelimsky T, Quentin Clemens J, Colditz GA, Erickson B, Griffith JW, Kim J, Krieger JN, Labus J, Naliboff BD, Rodriguez LV, Sutherland SE, Taple BJ, Landis JR. A longitudinal analysis of urological chronic pelvic pain syndrome flares in the Multidisciplinary Approach to the Study of Chronic Pelvic Pain (MAPP) Research Network. BJU Int. 2019 Apr 23. PMID: 31012513.
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    3. Rodríguez LV, Stephens AJ, Clemens JQ, Buchwald D, Yang C, Lai HH, Krieger JN, Newcomb C, Bradley CS, Naliboff B. Symptom Duration in Patients With Urologic Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome is not Associated With Pain Severity, Nonurologic Syndromes and Mental Health Symptoms: A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Study of Chronic Pelvic Pain Network Study. Urology. 2019 Feb; 124:14-22. PMID: 30452963.
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    4. Chang HH, Yeh JC, Mao J, Ginsberg DA, Ghoniem G, Rodriguez LV. Spinal cord stimulation ameliorates detrusor over-activity and visceromotor pain responses in rats with cystitis. Neurourol Urodyn. 2019 Jan; 38(1):116-122. PMID: 30411810.
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    5. Paleari AG, Oliveira Junior NM, Marin DOM, Rodriguez LS, Arioli Filho JN, Pero AC, Compagnoni MA. One-year prospective clinical study comparing patient satisfaction and masticatory performance of mandibular overdentures supported by one versus two implants. J Appl Oral Sci. 2018 Oct 04; 26:e20160628. PMID: 30304120.
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    6. Schrepf A, Naliboff B, Williams DA, Stephens-Shields AJ, Landis JR, Gupta A, Mayer E, Rodriguez LV, Lai H, Luo Y, Bradley C, Kreder K, Lutgendorf SK. Adverse Childhood Experiences and Symptoms of Urologic Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome: A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Study of Chronic Pelvic Pain Research Network Study. Ann Behav Med. 2018 Sep 13; 52(10):865-877. PMID: 30212850.
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    7. Chang HH, Yeh JC, Ichiyama RM, Rodriguez LV, Havton LA. Mapping and neuromodulation of lower urinary tract function using spinal cord stimulation in female rats. Exp Neurol. 2018 07; 305:26-32. PMID: 29530711.
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    8. Sutcliffe S, Jemielita T, Lai HH, Andriole GL, Bradley CS, Clemens JQ, Gallop R, Hooton TM, Kreder KJ, Krieger JN, Kusek JW, Labus J, Lucia MS, Mackey S, Naliboff BD, Robinson NA, Rodriguez LV, Stephens-Shields A, van Bokhoven A, Wolin KY, Yan Y, Yang CC, Landis JR, Colditz GA. A Case-Crossover Study of Urological Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome Flare Triggers in the MAPP Research Network. J Urol. 2018 May; 199(5):1245-1251. PMID: 29288643.
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    9. Kutch JJ, Ichesco E, Hampson JP, Labus JS, Farmer MA, Martucci KT, Ness TJ, Deutsch G, Apkarian AV, Mackey SC, Klumpp DJ, Schaeffer AJ, Rodriguez LV, Kreder KJ, Buchwald D, Andriole GL, Lai HH, Mullins C, Kusek JW, Landis JR, Mayer EA, Clemens JQ, Clauw DJ, Harris RE. Brain signature and functional impact of centralized pain: a multidisciplinary approach to the study of chronic pelvic pain (MAPP) network study. Pain. 2017 Oct; 158(10):1979-1991. PMID: 28692006.
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    10. Wang Z, Chang HH, Gao Y, Zhang R, Guo Y, Holschneider DP, Rodriguez LV. Effects of water avoidance stress on peripheral and central responses during bladder filling in the rat: A multidisciplinary approach to the study of urologic chronic pelvic pain syndrome (MAPP) research network study. PLoS One. 2017; 12(9):e0182976. PMID: 28886046.
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    11. Naliboff BD, Stephens AJ, Lai HH, Griffith JW, Clemens JQ, Lutgendorf S, Rodriguez LV, Newcomb C, Sutcliffe S, Guo W, Kusek JW, Landis JR. Clinical and Psychosocial Predictors of Urological Chronic Pelvic Pain Symptom Change in 1 Year: A Prospective Study from the MAPP Research Network. J Urol. 2017 10; 198(4):848-857. PMID: 28528930.
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    12. Sanford MT, Rodriguez LV. The role of environmental stress on lower urinary tract symptoms. Curr Opin Urol. 2017 May; 27(3):268-273. PMID: 28376513.
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    13. Lai HH, Jemielita T, Sutcliffe S, Bradley CS, Naliboff B, Williams DA, Gereau RW, Kreder K, Clemens JQ, Rodriguez LV, Krieger JN, Farrar JT, Robinson N, Landis JR. Characterization of Whole Body Pain in Urological Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome at Baseline: A MAPP Research Network Study. J Urol. 2017 09; 198(3):622-631. PMID: 28373134.
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    14. Mellano EM, Nakamura LY, Choi JM, Kang DC, Grisales T, Raz S, Rodriguez LV. The Role of Chronic Mesh Infection in Delayed-Onset Vaginal Mesh Complications or Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections: Results From Explanted Mesh Cultures. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2016 May-Jun; 22(3):166-71. PMID: 26829350.
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    15. Ackerman AL, Lee UJ, Jellison FC, Tan N, Patel M, Raman SS, Rodriguez LV. MRI suggests increased tonicity of the levator ani in women with interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome. Int Urogynecol J. 2016 Jan; 27(1):77-83. PMID: 26231233.
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    16. Sutcliffe S, Bradley CS, Clemens JQ, James AS, Konkle KS, Kreder KJ, Lai HH, Mackey SC, Ashe-McNalley CP, Rodriguez LV, Barrell E, Hou X, Robinson NA, Mullins C, Berry SH. Urological chronic pelvic pain syndrome flares and their impact: qualitative analysis in the MAPP network. Int Urogynecol J. 2015 Jul; 26(7):1047-60. PMID: 25792349.
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    17. Clemens JQ, Mullins C, Kusek JW, Kirkali Z, Mayer EA, Rodríguez LV, Klumpp DJ, Schaeffer AJ, Kreder KJ, Buchwald D, Andriole GL, Lucia MS, Landis JR, Clauw DJ. The MAPP research network: a novel study of urologic chronic pelvic pain syndromes. BMC Urol. 2014 Aug 01; 14:57. PMID: 25085007.
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    18. Landis JR, Williams DA, Lucia MS, Clauw DJ, Naliboff BD, Robinson NA, van Bokhoven A, Sutcliffe S, Schaeffer AJ, Rodriguez LV, Mayer EA, Lai HH, Krieger JN, Kreder KJ, Afari N, Andriole GL, Bradley CS, Griffith JW, Klumpp DJ, Hong BA, Lutgendorf SK, Buchwald D, Yang CC, Mackey S, Pontari MA, Hanno P, Kusek JW, Mullins C, Clemens JQ. The MAPP research network: design, patient characterization and operations. BMC Urol. 2014 Aug 01; 14:58. PMID: 25085119; PMCID: PMC4126395.
    19. Morrisroe SN, Rodriguez LV, Wang PC, Smith AL, Trejo L, Sarkisian CA. Correlates of 1-year incidence of urinary incontinence in older Latino adults enrolled in a community-based physical activity trial. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014 Apr; 62(4):740-6. PMID: 24618012.
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    20. Staack A, Vitale J, Ragavendra N, Rodríguez LV. Translabial ultrasonography for evaluation of synthetic mesh in the vagina. Urology. 2014 Jan; 83(1):68-74. PMID: 24231215.
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    21. Rogo-Gupta L, Huynh L, Hartshorn TG, Rodríguez LV, Raz S. Long-term symptom improvement and overall satisfaction after prolapse and incontinence graft removal. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2013 Nov-Dec; 19(6):352-5. PMID: 24165449.
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    22. Chow D, Rodríguez LV. Epidemiology and prevalence of pelvic organ prolapse. Curr Opin Urol. 2013 Jul; 23(4):293-8. PMID: 23619578.
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    23. Rogo-Gupta L, Rodriguez LV, Litwin MS, Herzog TJ, Neugut AI, Lu YS, Raz S, Hershman DL, Wright JD. Trends in surgical mesh use for pelvic organ prolapse from 2000 to 2010. Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Nov; 120(5):1105-15. PMID: 23090529.
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    24. Anger JT, Le TX, Nissim HA, Rogo-Gupta L, Rashid R, Behniwal A, Smith AL, Litwin MS, Rodriguez LV, Wein AJ, Maliski SL. How dry is "OAB-dry"? Perspectives from patients and physician experts. J Urol. 2012 Nov; 188(5):1811-5. PMID: 22999694; PMCID: PMC3571660.
    25. Rogo-Gupta L, Baxter ZC, Le NB, Raz S, Rodríguez LV. Long-term durability of the distal urethral polypropylene sling for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence: minimum 11-year followup. J Urol. 2012 Nov; 188(5):1822-7. PMID: 22999687.
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    26. Zhang R, Jack GS, Rao N, Zuk P, Ignarro LJ, Wu B, Rodríguez LV. Nuclear fusion-independent smooth muscle differentiation of human adipose-derived stem cells induced by a smooth muscle environment. Stem Cells. 2012 Mar; 30(3):481-90. PMID: 22213158.
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    27. Smith AL, Leung J, Kun S, Zhang R, Karagiannides I, Raz S, Lee U, Glovatscka V, Pothoulakis C, Bradesi S, Mayer EA, Rodríguez LV. The effects of acute and chronic psychological stress on bladder function in a rodent model. Urology. 2011 Oct; 78(4):967.e1-7. PMID: 21868072; PMCID: PMC3190050.
    28. Anger JT, Nissim HA, Le TX, Smith AL, Lee U, Sarkisian C, Litwin MS, Raz S, Rodriguez LV, Maliski SL. Women's experience with severe overactive bladder symptoms and treatment: insight revealed from patient focus groups. Neurourol Urodyn. 2011 Sep; 30(7):1295-9. PMID: 21538495; PMCID: PMC3767308.
    29. Staack A, Rodríguez LV. Stem cells for the treatment of urinary incontinence. Curr Urol Rep. 2011 Feb; 12(1):41-6. PMID: 21113694; PMCID: PMC3021255.
    30. Smith AL, Nissim HA, Le TX, Khan A, Maliski SL, Litwin MS, Sarkisian CA, Raz S, Rodríguez LV, Anger JT. Misconceptions and miscommunication among aging women with overactive bladder symptoms. Urology. 2011 Jan; 77(1):55-9. PMID: 20970839; PMCID: PMC3014400.
    31. Anger JT, Zabihi N, Clemens JQ, Payne CK, Saigal CS, Rodriguez LV. Treatment choice, duration, and cost in patients with interstitial cystitis and painful bladder syndrome. Int Urogynecol J. 2011 Apr; 22(4):395-400. PMID: 20811877.
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    32. Kilpatrick LA, Ornitz E, Ibrahimovic H, Hubbard CS, Rodríguez LV, Mayer EA, Naliboff BD. Gating of sensory information differs in patients with interstitial cystitis/painful bladder syndrome. J Urol. 2010 Sep; 184(3):958-63. PMID: 20643444; PMCID: PMC3113603.
    33. Smith AL, Wang PC, Anger JT, Mangione CM, Trejo L, Rodríguez LV, Sarkisian CA. Correlates of urinary incontinence in community-dwelling older Latinos. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2010 Jun; 58(6):1170-6. PMID: 20406311.
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    34. Anger JT, Weinberg AE, Gore JL, Wang Q, Pashos CL, Leonardi MJ, Rodríguez LV, Litwin MS. Thromboembolic complications of sling surgery for stress urinary incontinence among female Medicare beneficiaries. Urology. 2009 Dec; 74(6):1223-6. PMID: 19800105.
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    35. Twiss C, Triaca V, Anger J, Patel M, Smith A, Kim JH, Raz S, Rodríguez LV. Validating the incontinence symptom severity index: a self-assessment instrument for voiding symptom severity in women. J Urol. 2009 Nov; 182(5):2384-91. PMID: 19758631.
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    36. Anger JT, Weinberg AE, Albo ME, Smith AL, Kim JH, Rodríguez LV, Saigal CS. Trends in surgical management of stress urinary incontinence among female Medicare beneficiaries. Urology. 2009 Aug; 74(2):283-7. PMID: 19501886.
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    37. Jack GS, Zhang R, Lee M, Xu Y, Wu BM, Rodríguez LV. Urinary bladder smooth muscle engineered from adipose stem cells and a three dimensional synthetic composite. Biomaterials. 2009 Jul; 30(19):3259-70. PMID: 19345408; PMCID: PMC2744495.
    38. Twiss C, Kilpatrick L, Craske M, Buffington CA, Ornitz E, Rodríguez LV, Mayer EA, Naliboff BD. Increased startle responses in interstitial cystitis: evidence for central hyperresponsiveness to visceral related threat. J Urol. 2009 May; 181(5):2127-33. PMID: 19286199.
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    39. Mourtzinos A, Maher MG, Raz S, Rodríguez LV. Spiral sling salvage anti-incontinence surgery for women with refractory stress urinary incontinence: surgical outcome and satisfaction determined by patient-driven questionnaires. Urology. 2008 Nov; 72(5):1044-8; discussion 1048-50. PMID: 18804264.
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    40. Anger JT, Litwin MS, Wang Q, Pashos CL, Rodríguez LV. The effect of concomitant prolapse repair on sling outcomes. J Urol. 2008 Sep; 180(3):1003-6. PMID: 18639303.
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    41. Twiss C, Rodriguez LV. Female stress urinary incontinence--where are we? J Urol. 2008 May; 179(5):1664-5. PMID: 18343416.
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    42. Anger JT, Litwin MS, Wang Q, Pashos CL, Rodríguez LV. The effect of age on outcomes of sling surgery for urinary incontinence. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2007 Dec; 55(12):1927-31. PMID: 18081671.
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    43. Zabihi N, Mourtzinos A, Maher MG, Raz S, Rodríguez LV. The effects of bilateral caudal epidural S2-4 neuromodulation on female sexual function. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct. 2008 May; 19(5):697-700. PMID: 18060341.
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    44. Zabihi N, Mourtzinos A, Maher MG, Raz S, Rodríguez LV. Short-term results of bilateral S2-S4 sacral neuromodulation for the treatment of refractory interstitial cystitis, painful bladder syndrome, and chronic pelvic pain. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct. 2008 Apr; 19(4):553-7. PMID: 17925994.
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    45. Twiss C, Triaca V, Rodríguez LV. Familial transmission of urogenital prolapse and incontinence. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 2007 Oct; 19(5):464-8. PMID: 17885463.
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    46. Anger JT, Raz S, Rodríguez LV. Severe cystocele: optimizing results. Curr Urol Rep. 2007 Sep; 8(5):394-8. PMID: 17880839.
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    47. Anger JT, Rodríguez LV, Wang Q, Pashos CL, Litwin MS. The role of preoperative testing on outcomes after sling surgery for stress urinary incontinence. J Urol. 2007 Oct; 178(4 Pt 1):1364-8; discussion 1368-9. PMID: 17706717.
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    48. Anger JT, Litwin MS, Wang Q, Pashos CL, Rodríguez LV. Variations in stress incontinence and prolapse management by surgeon specialty. J Urol. 2007 Oct; 178(4 Pt 1):1411-7. PMID: 17706713.
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    49. Maher MG, Mourtzinos A, Zabihi N, Laiwalla UZ, Raz S, Rodríguez LV. Bilateral caudal epidural neuromodulation for refractory urinary retention: a salvage procedure. J Urol. 2007 Jun; 177(6):2237-40; discussion 2241. PMID: 17509329.
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    50. Anger JT, Rodríguez LV, Wang Q, Chen E, Pashos CL, Litwin MS. Racial disparities in the surgical management of stress incontinence among female Medicare beneficiaries. J Urol. 2007 May; 177(5):1846-50. PMID: 17437833.
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    51. Anger JT, Rodríguez LV, Wang Q, Pashos CL, Litwin MS. The role of provider volume on outcomes after sling surgery for stress urinary incontinence. J Urol. 2007 Apr; 177(4):1457-62; discussion 1462. PMID: 17382752.
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    52. Anger JT, Litwin MS, Wang Q, Pashos CL, Rodríguez LV. Complications of sling surgery among female Medicare beneficiaries. Obstet Gynecol. 2007 Mar; 109(3):707-14. PMID: 17329524.
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    53. Deng DY, Rutman M, Raz S, Rodriguez LV. Presentation and management of major complications of midurethral slings: Are complications under-reported? Neurourol Urodyn. 2007; 26(1):46-52. PMID: 17149713.
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    54. Zabihi N, Allee T, Maher MG, Mourtzinos A, Raz S, Payne CK, Rodríguez LV. Bladder necrosis following hydrodistention in patients with interstitial cystitis. J Urol. 2007 Jan; 177(1):149-52; discussion 152. PMID: 17162025.
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    55. Anger JT, Saigal CS, Stothers L, Thom DH, Rodríguez LV, Litwin MS. The prevalence of urinary incontinence among community dwelling men: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination survey. J Urol. 2006 Nov; 176(5):2103-8; discussion 2108. PMID: 17070268.
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    56. Nikolova G, Lee H, Berkovitz S, Nelson S, Sinsheimer J, Vilain E, Rodríguez LV. Sequence variant in the laminin gamma1 (LAMC1) gene associated with familial pelvic organ prolapse. Hum Genet. 2007 Feb; 120(6):847-56. PMID: 17021862.
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    57. Rodríguez LV, Alfonso Z, Zhang R, Leung J, Wu B, Ignarro LJ. Clonogenic multipotent stem cells in human adipose tissue differentiate into functional smooth muscle cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Aug 08; 103(32):12167-72. PMID: 16880387; PMCID: PMC1567713.
    58. Blander DS, Rodríguez LV. Can midurethral slings for stress urinary incontinence treat concomitant detrusor overactivity and urge incontinence? Nat Clin Pract Urol. 2006 Jul; 3(7):366-7. PMID: 16835624.
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    59. Deng DY, Gulati M, Rutman M, Raz S, Rodríguez LV. Failure of sacral nerve stimulation due to migration of tined lead. J Urol. 2006 Jun; 175(6):2182-5. PMID: 16697835.
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    60. Rutman MP, Deng DY, Shah SM, Raz S, Rodríguez LV. Spiral sling salvage anti-incontinence surgery in female patients with a nonfunctional urethra: technique and initial results. J Urol. 2006 May; 175(5):1794-8; discussion 1798-9. PMID: 16600764.
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    61. Rutman M, Itano N, Deng D, Raz S, Rodríguez LV. Long-term durability of the distal urethral polypropylene sling procedure for stress urinary incontinence: minimum 5-year followup of surgical outcome and satisfaction determined by patient reported questionnaires. J Urol. 2006 Feb; 175(2):610-3. PMID: 16407006.
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    62. Anger JT, Saigal CS, Pace J, Rodríguez LV, Litwin MS. True prevalence of urinary incontinence among female nursing home residents. Urology. 2006 Feb; 67(2):281-7. PMID: 16461078.
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    63. Eilber KS, Rosenblum N, Gore J, Raz S, Rodríguez LV. Perineocele: symptom complex, description of anatomic defect, and surgical technique for repair. Urology. 2006 Feb; 67(2):265-8. PMID: 16442600.
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    64. Jack GS, Nikolova G, Vilain E, Raz S, Rodríguez LV. Familial transmission of genitovaginal prolapse. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct. 2006 Sep; 17(5):498-501. PMID: 16365693.
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    65. Jack GS, Almeida FG, Zhang R, Alfonso ZC, Zuk PA, Rodríguez LV. Processed lipoaspirate cells for tissue engineering of the lower urinary tract: implications for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence and bladder reconstruction. J Urol. 2005 Nov; 174(5):2041-5. PMID: 16217390.
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    66. Rodríguez LV, Bukkapatnam R, Shah SM, Raz S. Transvaginal paravaginal repair of high-grade cystocele central and lateral defects with concomitant suburethral sling: report of early results, outcomes, and patient satisfaction with a new technique. Urology. 2005 Nov; 66(5 Suppl):57-65. PMID: 16194709.
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    67. Shah SM, Bukkapatnam R, Rodríguez LV. Impact of vaginal surgery for stress urinary incontinence on female sexual function: is the use of polypropylene mesh detrimental? Urology. 2005 Feb; 65(2):270-4. PMID: 15708036.
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    68. Rodríguez LV, Chen S, Jack GS, de Almeida F, Lee KW, Zhang R. New objective measures to quantify stress urinary incontinence in a novel durable animal model of intrinsic sphincter deficiency. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2005 May; 288(5):R1332-8. PMID: 15650117.
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    69. Rutman MP, Deng DY, Rodriguez LV, Raz S. Repair of vaginal vault prolapse and pelvic floor relaxation using polypropylene mesh. Neurourol Urodyn. 2005; 24(7):654-8. PMID: 16208661.
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    70. Anger J, Rodríguez LV. Mixed incontinence: stressing about urge. Curr Urol Rep. 2004 Dec; 5(6):427-31. PMID: 15541210.
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    71. Rodrìguez LV, Wang B, Shortliffe LM. Structural changes in the bladder walls of pregnant and hormone-treated rats: correlation with bladder dynamics. BJU Int. 2004 Dec; 94(9):1366-72. PMID: 15610122.
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    72. Bukkapatnam R, Rodríguez LV. Synthetic sling options for stress urinary incontinence. Curr Urol Rep. 2004 Oct; 5(5):374-80. PMID: 15461916.
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    73. Rodríguez LV, de Almeida F, Dorey F, Raz S. Does Valsalva leak point pressure predict outcome after the distal urethral polypropylene sling? Role of urodynamics in the sling era. J Urol. 2004 Jul; 172(1):210-4. PMID: 15201776.
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    74. Rodríguez LV, Raz S. Prospective analysis of patients treated with a distal urethral polypropylene sling for symptoms of stress urinary incontinence: surgical outcome and satisfaction determined by patient driven questionnaires. J Urol. 2003 Sep; 170(3):857-63; discussion 863. PMID: 12913716.
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    75. Rodríguez LV, Blander DS, Dorey F, Raz S, Zimmern P. Discrepancy in patient and physician perception of patient's quality of life related to urinary symptoms. Urology. 2003 Jul; 62(1):49-53. PMID: 12837421.
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    76. Eilber KS, Kavaler E, Rodríguez LV, Rosenblum N, Raz S. Ten-year experience with transvaginal vesicovaginal fistula repair using tissue interposition. J Urol. 2003 Mar; 169(3):1033-6. PMID: 12576839.
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    77. De Almeida FG, Rodríguez LV, Raz S. Magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis of pelvic floor disorders. Int Braz J Urol. 2002 Nov-Dec; 28(6):553-9. PMID: 15748406.
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    78. Rodríguez LV, Raz S. Polypropylene sling for the treatment of stress urinary incontinence. Urology. 2001 Nov; 58(5):783-5. PMID: 11711364.
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    79. Rodríguez LV, Blander DS, Raz S. New millennium, new slings. Curr Urol Rep. 2001 Oct; 2(5):399-406. PMID: 12084248.
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    80. Rodríguez LV, Spielman D, Herfkens RJ, Shortliffe LD. Magnetic resonance imaging for the evaluation of hydronephrosis, reflux and renal scarring in children. J Urol. 2001 Sep; 166(3):1023-7. PMID: 11490289.
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    81. Rodríguez LV, Raz S. Diagnostic imaging of pelvic floor dysfunction. Curr Opin Urol. 2001 Jul; 11(4):423-8. PMID: 11429505.
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    82. Rodriguez LV, Berman J, Raz S. Polypropylene sling for treatment of stress urinary incontinence: an alternative to tension-free vaginal tape. Tech Urol. 2001 Jun; 7(2):87-9. PMID: 11383999.
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    83. Rodríguez LV, Lock J, Kennedy WA, Shortliffe LM. Evaluation of sonographic renal parenchymal area in the management of hydronephrosis. J Urol. 2001 Feb; 165(2):548-51. PMID: 11176432.
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    84. Rodríguez LV, Terris MK. Risks and complications of transrectal ultrasound. Curr Opin Urol. 2000 Mar; 10(2):111-6. PMID: 10785852.
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    85. Rodríguez LV, Terris MK. Risks and complications of transrectal ultrasound guided prostate needle biopsy: a prospective study and review of the literature. J Urol. 1998 Dec; 160(6 Pt 1):2115-20. PMID: 9817335.
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    86. Thorburn C, Rodriguez L, Parsonnet J. Epidemiology of gastric non-Hodgkin's lymphoma patients: parallels with Helicobacter pylori. Helicobacter. 1996 Jun; 1(2):75-8. PMID: 9398881.
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    87. Parsonnet J, Hansen S, Rodriguez L, Gelb AB, Warnke RA, Jellum E, Orentreich N, Vogelman JH, Friedman GD. Helicobacter pylori infection and gastric lymphoma. N Engl J Med. 1994 May 05; 330(18):1267-71. PMID: 8145781.
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