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Steven E. Swift

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InstitutionMedical University of South Carolina
DepartmentBenign Ob/Gyn
AddressP.O. Box MSC 619
634
96 Jonathan Lucas St.
Phone843-792-4500
Fax843-792-0533
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    Bladder, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Urinary, Women-s Health

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    1. Kesty K, Edenfield A, Castro D, Medina L, Naser M, Manríquez V, Swift S. Subjective versus objective determination of bladder emptying following urogynecological surgery: "do you feel that you completely emptied your bladder?" Int Urogynecol J. 2020 Jan 27. PMID: 31989202.
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    2. Swift S. What if you could not do a mid-urethral sling? Int Urogynecol J. 2019 09; 30(9):1387-1388. PMID: 31236624.
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    3. Edenfield A, Patnam R, Swift S. A narrative review of the epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of latent stress urinary incontinence. Neurourol Urodyn. 2019 08; 38 Suppl 4:S7-S11. PMID: 31063654.
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    4. Rios de Araújo Mathias AE, de Oliveira MS, Haruta CM, de Lima FM, de Petribú KCL, de Aguiar Cavalcanti G, Swift SE, Digesu A. Transcultural translation and validation of the FIGO Assessment Scoring System (FASS) to Portuguese language. Int Urogynecol J. 2019 Jan; 30(1):131-137. PMID: 30357470.
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    5. Madhu C, Swift S, Moloney-Geany S, Drake MJ. How to use the Pelvic Organ Prolapse Quantification (POP-Q) system? Neurourol Urodyn. 2018 08; 37(S6):S39-S43. PMID: 30614056.
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    6. Patnam R, Edenfield A, Swift S. Defining normal apical vaginal support: a relook at the POSST study. Int Urogynecol J. 2019 Jan; 30(1):47-51. PMID: 29909557.
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    7. Haylen BT, Lee JKS, Freeman RM, Swift SE. IUGA terminology and standardization: creating and using this expanding resource. Int Urogynecol J. 2017 11; 28(11):1613-1616. PMID: 28887656.
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    8. Patnam R, Edenfield AL, Swift SE. Standing Vs Supine; Does it Matter in Cough Stress Testing? Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2017 Sep/Oct; 23(5):315-317. PMID: 28079569.
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    9. Ali I, Swift S, Digesu GA. Surgical management of pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence: where are we now? Int Urogynecol J. 2018 01; 29(1):1-2. PMID: 28856405.
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    10. Digesu GA, Swift S, Handley V. Informed consent checklists for midurethral slings: a common-sense approach. Int Urogynecol J. 2017 Nov; 28(11):1639-1643. PMID: 28852790.
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    11. Digesu GA, Swift S. Laser treatment in urogynaecology and the myth of the scientific evidence. Int Urogynecol J. 2017 10; 28(10):1443-1444. PMID: 28842718.
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    12. Swift S, Rizk D, Lose G. Conflict of interest: what is it, and how do journals manage it in the publication process? Int Urogynecol J. 2017 07; 28(7):969-970. PMID: 28547272.
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    13. Swift S, Rogers R. Introduction from the new Editors-in-Chief. Int Urogynecol J. 2017 Jan; 28(1):3-4. PMID: 27872978.
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    14. Swift S, Edenfield AL, Clark D. Construct and Predictive Validity of a Cystoscopic Checklist to Evaluate Surgical Competency in the Operating Room. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2016 Nov/Dec; 22(6):415-419. PMID: 27465812.
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    15. Swift S. The use of vaginal mesh has no advantage over conventional surgery in the treatment of prolapse: FOR: The case of mistaken doctor bias. BJOG. 2016 Jan; 123(1):143. PMID: 26715345.
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    16. Rzepka J, Zalewski K, Stefanowicz A, Khullar V, Swift S, Digesu GA. Validation of the Polish version of P-QoL questionnaire. Ginekol Pol. 2016; 87(7):477-83. PMID: 27504938.
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    17. Manríquez V, Guzmán R, Naser M, Aguilera A, Narvaez S, Castro A, Swift S, Digesu GA. Transcutaneous posterior tibial nerve stimulation versus extended release oxybutynin in overactive bladder patients. A prospective randomized trial. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2016 Jan; 196:6-10. PMID: 26645117.
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    18. Veit-Rubin N, Digesu A, Swift S, Khullar V, Kaelin Gambirasio I, Dällenbach P, Boulvain M. Validation of the French version of the P-QoL questionnaire. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2015 Sep; 192:10-6. PMID: 26142910.
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    19. Digesu GA, Swift S, Puccini F, Manonai J, Khullar V, Fernando R, Ortiz OC, Salvatore S. The FIGO assessment scoring system (FASS): a new holistic classification tool to assess women with pelvic floor dysfunction: validity and reliability. Int Urogynecol J. 2015 Jun; 26(6):859-64. PMID: 25578870.
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    20. Riss P, Dwyer PL, Swift S. Moving from case reports to images in urogynecology. Int Urogynecol J. 2015 Jan; 26(1):1. PMID: 25212573.
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    21. Singh A, Swift S, Khullar V, Digesu GA. Laser vaginal rejuvenation: not ready for prime time. Int Urogynecol J. 2015 Feb; 26(2):163-4. PMID: 25477142.
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    22. Flores-Espinoza C, Araya AX, Pizarro-Berdichevsky J, Santos V, Ferrer M, Garin O, Swift S, Digesu AG. Validation of the Spanish-language version of the Prolapse Quality of Life questionnaire in Chilean women. Int Urogynecol J. 2015 Jan; 26(1):123-30. PMID: 25224147.
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    23. Svihrova V, Svihra J, Luptak J, Swift S, Digesu GA. Disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) in general population with pelvic organ prolapse: a study based on the prolapse quality-of-life questionnaire (P-QOL). Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2014 Nov; 182:22-6. PMID: 25216448.
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    24. Lowder JL, Ghetti C, Oliphant SS, Skoczylas LC, Swift S, Switzer GE. Body image in the Pelvic Organ Prolapse Questionnaire: development and validation. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2014 Aug; 211(2):174.e1-9. PMID: 24631437.
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    25. Toozs-Hobson P, Swift S. POP-Q stage I prolapse: is it time to alter our terminology? Int Urogynecol J. 2014 Apr; 25(4):445-6. PMID: 24504064.
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    26. Ginsberg D, Schneider T, Kelleher C, Van Kerrebroeck P, Swift S, Creanga D, Martire DL. Efficacy of fesoterodine compared with extended-release tolterodine in men and women with overactive bladder. BJU Int. 2013 Aug; 112(3):373-85. PMID: 23826844.
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    27. Smith P, Swift S, DeLancey JO. To pull or not to pull, that is the question…how should we define prolapse? Int Urogynecol J. 2013 Dec; 24(12):1995-6. PMID: 23778997.
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    28. Swift S. Intrinsic sphincter deficiency: what is it and does it matter anymore? Int Urogynecol J. 2013 Feb; 24(2):183-4. PMID: 23081737.
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    29. Gilchrist AS, Campbell W, Steele H, Brazell H, Foote J, Swift S. Outcomes of observation as therapy for pelvic organ prolapse: a study in the natural history of pelvic organ prolapse. Neurourol Urodyn. 2013 Apr; 32(4):383-6. PMID: 22907839.
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    30. Toozs-Hobson P, Freeman R, Barber M, Maher C, Haylen B, Athanasiou S, Swift S, Whitmore K, Ghoniem G, de Ridder D. An International Urogynecological Association (IUGA)/International Continence Society (ICS) joint report on the terminology for reporting outcomes of surgical procedures for pelvic organ prolapse. Int Urogynecol J. 2012 May; 23(5):527-35. PMID: 22476543.
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    31. Brazell HD, Claydon CS, Li J, Moore C, Dereska N, Hudson S, Swift S. Does neuromuscular blockade affect the assessment of pelvic organ prolapse? Int Urogynecol J. 2012 Nov; 23(11):1599-603. PMID: 22543546.
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    32. Haylen BT, Freeman RM, Lee J, Swift SE, Cosson M, Deprest J, Dwyer PL, Fatton B, Kocjancic E, Maher C, Petri E, Rizk DE, Schaer GN, Webb R. An International Urogynecological Association (IUGA)/International Continence Society (ICS) joint terminology and classification of the complications related to native tissue female pelvic floor surgery. Int Urogynecol J. 2012 May; 23(5):515-26. PMID: 22527748.
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    33. Toozs-Hobson P, Freeman R, Barber M, Maher C, Haylen B, Athanasiou S, Swift S, Whitmore K, Ghoniem G, de Ridder D. An International Urogynecological Association (IUGA)/International Continence Society (ICS) joint report on the terminology for reporting outcomes of surgical procedures for pelvic organ prolapse. Neurourol Urodyn. 2012 Apr; 31(4):415-21. PMID: 22517068.
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    34. Haylen BT, Freeman RM, Lee J, Swift SE, Cosson M, Deprest J, Dwyer PL, Fatton B, Kocjancic E, Maher C, Petri E, Rizk DE, Schaer GN, Webb R. International Urogynecological Association (IUGA)/International Continence Society (ICS) joint terminology and classification of the complications related to native tissue female pelvic floor surgery. Neurourol Urodyn. 2012 Apr; 31(4):406-14. PMID: 22517067.
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    35. Haylen BT, Sand PK, Swift SE, Maher C, Moran PA, Freeman RM. Transvaginal placement of surgical mesh for pelvic organ prolapse: more FDA concerns--positive reactions are possible. Int Urogynecol J. 2012 Jan; 23(1):11-3. PMID: 22086259.
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    36. Nojomi M, Digesu GA, Khullar V, Morovatdar N, Haghighi L, Alirezaei M, Swift S. Validation of Persian version of the Prolapse Quality-of-Life questionnaire (P-QOL). Int Urogynecol J. 2012 Feb; 23(2):229-33. PMID: 22052441.
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    37. Swift S. To mesh or not to mesh? That is the question. Int Urogynecol J. 2011 May; 22(5):505-6. PMID: 21461707.
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    38. Parekh M, Swift S, Lemos N, Iskander M, Freeman B, Arunkalaivanan AS, Martan A, Sorinola O, Rizk D, Halaska M, Surkont G, Medina C, Conceicao JC, Korte JE. Multicenter inter-examiner agreement trial for the validation of simplified POPQ system. Int Urogynecol J. 2011 Jun; 22(6):645-50. PMID: 21431391.
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    39. Swift S, Barber M. In Response to Dr Pizarro's Letter. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2011 Mar; 17(2):106. PMID: 22453699.
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    40. Haylen BT, Freeman RM, Swift SE, Cosson M, Davila GW, Deprest J, Dwyer PL, Fatton B, Kocjancic E, Lee J, Maher C, Petri E, Rizk DE, Sand PK, Schaer GN, Webb R. An International Urogynecological Association (IUGA)/International Continence Society (ICS) joint terminology and classification of the complications related directly to the insertion of prostheses (meshes, implants, tapes) and grafts in female pelvic floor surgery. Neurourol Urodyn. 2011 Jan; 30(1):2-12. PMID: 21181958.
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    41. Nygaard I, Chai TC, Cundiff GW, Delancey JO, Fitzgerald MP, Heit M, Moalli P, Richter HE, Subak L, Swift S. Summary of research recommendations from the inaugural american urogynecologic society research summit. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2011 Jan; 17(1):4-7. PMID: 22453666.
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    42. Haylen BT, Freeman RM, Swift SE, Cosson M, Davila GW, Deprest J, Dwyer PL, Fatton B, Kocjancic E, Lee J, Maher C, Petri E, Rizk DE, Sand PK, Schaer GN, Webb RJ. An International Urogynecological Association (IUGA) / International Continence Society (ICS) joint terminology and classification of the complications related directly to the insertion of prostheses (meshes, implants, tapes) & grafts in female pelvic floor surgery. Int Urogynecol J. 2011 Jan; 22(1):3-15. PMID: 21140130.
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    43. Manonai J, Mouritsen L, Palma P, Contreras-Ortiz O, Korte JE, Swift S. The inter-system association between the simplified pelvic organ prolapse quantification system (S-POP) and the standard pelvic organ prolapse quantification system (POPQ) in describing pelvic organ prolapse. Int Urogynecol J. 2011 Mar; 22(3):347-52. PMID: 20936258.
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    44. Swift S, Barnes D, Herron A, Goodnight W. Test-retest reliability of the cotton swab (Q-tip) test in the evaluation of the incontinent female. Int Urogynecol J. 2010 Aug; 21(8):963-7. PMID: 20379698.
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    45. Haylen BT, de Ridder D, Freeman RM, Swift SE, Berghmans B, Lee J, Monga A, Petri E, Rizk DE, Sand PK, Schaer GN. An International Urogynecological Association (IUGA)/International Continence Society (ICS) joint report on the terminology for female pelvic floor dysfunction. Neurourol Urodyn. 2010; 29(1):4-20. PMID: 19941278.
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    46. Herschorn S, Swift S, Guan Z, Carlsson M, Morrow JD, Brodsky M, Gong J. Comparison of fesoterodine and tolterodine extended release for the treatment of overactive bladder: a head-to-head placebo-controlled trial. BJU Int. 2010 Jan; 105(1):58-66. PMID: 20132103.
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    47. Haylen BT, de Ridder D, Freeman RM, Swift SE, Berghmans B, Lee J, Monga A, Petri E, Rizk DE, Sand PK, Schaer GN. An International Urogynecological Association (IUGA)/International Continence Society (ICS) joint report on the terminology for female pelvic floor dysfunction. Int Urogynecol J. 2010 Jan; 21(1):5-26. PMID: 19937315.
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    48. Svihrova V, Digesu GA, Svihra J, Hudeckova H, Kliment J, Swift S. Validation of the Slovakian version of the P-QOL questionnaire. Int Urogynecol J. 2010 Jan; 21(1):53-61. PMID: 19763367.
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    49. Swift SE, Siami P, Forero-Schwanhaeuser S. Diary and patient-reported outcomes in patients with severe overactive bladder switching from tolterodine extended release 4 mg/day to solifenacin treatment: An open-label, flexible-dosing, multicentre study. Clin Drug Investig. 2009; 29(5):305-16. PMID: 19366272.
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    50. Pearce M, Swift S, Goodnight W. Pelvic organ prolapse: is there a difference in POPQ exam results based on time of day, morning or afternoon? Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2008 Aug; 199(2):200.e1-5. PMID: 18674662.
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    51. Robinson CJ, Swift S, Johnson DD, Almeida JS. Prediction of pelvic organ prolapse using an artificial neural network. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2008 Aug; 199(2):193.e1-6. PMID: 18533119.
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    52. Swift SE. "First do no harm" and the emerging story of the vaginal reconstructive mesh implant. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct. 2007 Sep; 18(9):983-4. PMID: 17375255.
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    53. Swift SE, Carter JF. Institution and validation of an observed structured assessment of technical skills (OSATS) for obstetrics and gynecology residents and faculty. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2006 Aug; 195(2):617-21; discussion 621-3. PMID: 16890561.
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    54. Swift S, Morris S, McKinnie V, Freeman R, Petri E, Scotti RJ, Dwyer P. Validation of a simplified technique for using the POPQ pelvic organ prolapse classification system. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct. 2006 Nov; 17(6):615-20. PMID: 16598414.
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    55. Thurman AR, Litts PL, O'Rourke K, Swift S. Patient acceptance of medical student participation in an outpatient obstetric/gynecologic clinic. J Reprod Med. 2006 Feb; 51(2):109-14. PMID: 16572911.
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    56. Swift S. Pelvic organ prolapse: is it time to define it? Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct. 2005 Nov-Dec; 16(6):425-7. PMID: 16177933.
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    57. Woodman PJ, Swift SE, O'Boyle AL, Valley MT, Bland DR, Kahn MA, Schaffer JI. Prevalence of severe pelvic organ prolapse in relation to job description and socioeconomic status: a multicenter cross-sectional study. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct. 2006 Jun; 17(4):340-5. PMID: 16261426.
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    58. Abrams P, Swift S. Solifenacin is effective for the treatment of OAB dry patients: a pooled analysis. Eur Urol. 2005 Sep; 48(3):483-7. PMID: 16005564.
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    59. McKinnie V, Swift SE, Wang W, Woodman P, O'Boyle A, Kahn M, Valley M, Bland D, Schaffer J. The effect of pregnancy and mode of delivery on the prevalence of urinary and fecal incontinence. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2005 Aug; 193(2):512-7; discussion 517-8. PMID: 16098879.
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    60. Kahn MA, Breitkopf CR, Valley MT, Woodman PJ, O'Boyle AL, Bland DI, Schaffer JI, Grady JJ, Swift SE. Pelvic Organ Support Study (POSST) and bowel symptoms: straining at stool is associated with perineal and anterior vaginal descent in a general gynecologic population. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2005 May; 192(5):1516-22. PMID: 15902151.
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    61. Swift S, Woodman P, O'Boyle A, Kahn M, Valley M, Bland D, Wang W, Schaffer J. Pelvic Organ Support Study (POSST): the distribution, clinical definition, and epidemiologic condition of pelvic organ support defects. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2005 Mar; 192(3):795-806. PMID: 15746674.
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    62. Thurman AR, Zoller JS, Swift SE. Non-pregnant patients' preference for delivery route. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct. 2004 Sep-Oct; 15(5):308-12. PMID: 15580415.
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    63. Landis JR, Kaplan S, Swift S, Versi E. Efficacy of antimuscarinic therapy for overactive bladder with varying degrees of incontinence severity. J Urol. 2004 Feb; 171(2 Pt 1):752-6. PMID: 14713803.
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    64. Swift SE, Tate SB, Nicholas J. Correlation of symptoms with degree of pelvic organ support in a general population of women: what is pelvic organ prolapse? Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2003 Aug; 189(2):372-7; discussion 377-9. PMID: 14520198.
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    65. Swift S, Garely A, Dimpfl T, Payne C. A new once-daily formulation of tolterodine provides superior efficacy and is well tolerated in women with overactive bladder. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct. 2003 Feb; 14(1):50-4; discussion 54-5. PMID: 12601517.
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    66. Swift S. Current opinion on the classification and definition of genital tract prolapse. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 2002 Oct; 14(5):503-7. PMID: 12401979.
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    67. O'Boyle AL, Woodman PJ, O'Boyle JD, Davis GD, Swift SE. Pelvic organ support in nulliparous pregnant and nonpregnant women: a case control study. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2002 Jul; 187(1):99-102. PMID: 12114895.
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    68. Swift SE, Pound T, Dias JK. Case-control study of etiologic factors in the development of severe pelvic organ prolapse. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct. 2001; 12(3):187-92. PMID: 11451007.
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    69. Swift SE. The distribution of pelvic organ support in a population of female subjects seen for routine gynecologic health care. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2000 Aug; 183(2):277-85. PMID: 10942459.
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    70. Swift SE, Yoon EA. Test-retest reliability of the cough stress test in the evaluation of urinary incontinence. Obstet Gynecol. 1999 Jul; 94(1):99-102. PMID: 10389726.
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    71. Theofrastous JP, Swift SE. The clinical evaluation of pelvic floor dysfunction. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 1998 Dec; 25(4):783-804. PMID: 9921557.
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    72. Swift SE, Herring M. Comparison of pelvic organ prolapse in the dorsal lithotomy compared with the standing position. Obstet Gynecol. 1998 Jun; 91(6):961-4. PMID: 9611004.
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    73. Swift SE. The reliability of performing a screening cystometrogram using a fetal monitoring device for the detection of detrusor instability. Obstet Gynecol. 1997 May; 89(5 Pt 1):708-12. PMID: 9166306.
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    74. Hall AF, Theofrastous JP, Cundiff GW, Harris RL, Hamilton LF, Swift SE, Bump RC. Interobserver and intraobserver reliability of the proposed International Continence Society, Society of Gynecologic Surgeons, and American Urogynecologic Society pelvic organ prolapse classification system. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1996 Dec; 175(6):1467-70; discussion 1470-1. PMID: 8987926.
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    75. Swift SE, Rust PF, Ostergard DR. Intrasubject variability of the pressure-transmission ratio in patients with genuine stress incontinence. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct. 1996; 7(6):312-6. PMID: 9203478.
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    76. Swift SE, Utrie JW. The need for standardization of the valsalva leak-point pressure. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct. 1996; 7(4):227-30. PMID: 10895809.
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    77. Swift SE, Ostergard DR. Evaluation of current urodynamic testing methods in the diagnosis of genuine stress incontinence. Obstet Gynecol. 1995 Jul; 86(1):85-91. PMID: 7784028.
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    78. Sand PK, Richardson DA, Staskin DR, Swift SE, Appell RA, Whitmore KE, Ostergard DR. Pelvic floor electrical stimulation in the treatment of genuine stress incontinence: a multicenter, placebo-controlled trial. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1995 Jul; 173(1):72-9. PMID: 7631730.
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    79. Swift SE, Ostergard DR. A comparison of stress leak-point pressure and maximal urethral closure pressure in patients with genuine stress incontinence. Obstet Gynecol. 1995 May; 85(5 Pt 1):704-8. PMID: 7724100.
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