John A. Occhino, M.D., M.S.

  1. Gynecologist
  2. Urogynecologist

Publicaciones

  1. Maldonado DV, Linder BJ, Occhino JA. A "cooler" simulation model for robotic cuff closure and sacrocolpopexy. Int Urogynecol J. 2022 Oct; 33 (10):2907-2910 Epub 2022 Apr 11
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  2. Raju R, Hanson KT, Habermann EB, Occhino JA, Linder BJ. Is Same-Day Discharge Following Minimally Invasive Sacrocolpopexy Safe and Feasible? A National Contemporary Database Analysis. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2022 Jul 1; 28 (7):414-420 Epub 2022 Apr 03
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  3. Baker MV, Kisby CK, Occhino JA. Vesicouterine Fistula: A Robotic Approach. Int Urogynecol J. 2022 Jun; 33 (6):1685-1687 Epub 2021 Aug 10
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  4. Vargas Maldonado D, Wymer KM, Gebhart JB, Madsen AM, Occhino JA, Trabuco EC, Linder BJ. Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Early Sling Loosening Versus Delayed Sling Lysis in the Management of Voiding Dysfunction After Midurethral Sling Placement. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2022 Mar 1; 28 (3):e103-e107
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  5. Linder BJ, Gebhart JB, Weaver AL, Fick FR, Harvey-Springer RR, Trabuco EC, Klingele CJ, Occhino JA. Comparison of outcomes between pessary use and surgery for symptomatic pelvic organ prolapse: A prospective self-controlled study. Investig Clin Urol. 2022 Mar; 63(2):214-220.
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  6. Linder BJ, Gebhart JB, Weaver AL, Fick FR, Harvey-Springer RR, Trabuco EC, Klingele CJ, Occhino JA. Comparison of outcomes between pessary use and surgery for symptomatic pelvic organ prolapse: A prospective self-controlled study. Investig Clin Urol. 2022 Mar; 63(2):214-220.
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  7. Kisby CK, Shadrin IY, Rolland TJ, Stalboerger PG, Zhou B, Trabuco EC, Behfar A, Occhino JA. Exosome-Induced Vaginal Tissue Regeneration in a Porcine Mesh Exposure Model. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2021 Oct 1; 27 (10):609-615
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  8. Leach DA, Chen J, Yang L, Chua HK, Walther-António MRS, Occhino JA. Microbiome diversity predicts surgical success in patients with rectovaginal fistula. Int Urogynecol J. 2021 Sep; 32(9):2491-2501. Epub 2020 Nov 11.
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  9. Raju R, Kisby CK, Occhino JA. Teaching the art of LeFort colpocleisis: a moderate-fidelity, low-cost simulation model. Int Urogynecol J. 2021 Aug; 32 (8):2295-2299 Epub 2021 July 08
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  10. Yadav GS, Chapman GC, Raju R, El-Nashar SA, Occhino JA. Perioperative outcomes of reconstructive surgery for apical prolapse in the very elderly: a national contemporary analysis. Int Urogynecol J. 2021 Jun; 32(6):1391-1398. Epub 2021 Feb 27.
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  11. Hokenstad ED, Hallbeck MS, Lowndes BR, Morrow MM, Weaver AL, McGree M, Glaser GE, Occhino JA. Ergonomic Robotic Console Configuration in Gynecologic Surgery: An Interventional Study. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2021 Apr; 28(4):850-859. Epub 2020 Jul 28.
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  12. Kisby CK, Shadrin IY, Peng LT, Stalboerger PG, Trabuco EC, Behfar A, Occhino JA. Impact of Repeat Dosing and Mesh Exposure Chronicity on Exosome-Induced Vaginal Tissue Regeneration in a Porcine Mesh Exposure Model. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2021 Mar 1; 27 (3):195-201
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  13. Kisby CK, Occhino JA, Bews KA, Habermann EB, Linder BJ. Perioperative Complications in Minimally Invasive Sacrocolpopexy Versus Transvaginal Mesh in the Management of Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Analysis of a National Multi-institutional Dataset. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2021 Feb 1; 27 (2):72-77
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  14. Raju R, Linder BJ, Bews KA, Tappy E, Habermann EB, Occhino JA. Perioperative Outcomes of Rectovaginal Fistula Repair Based on Surgical Approach: A National Contemporary Analysis. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2021 Feb 1; 27 (2):e342-e347
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  15. Occhino JA, Shenoy CC, Khan Z. Hidden spaces: treatment of an occult uterovaginal septum. Fertil Steril 2020 Dec; 114 (6):1350-1351 Epub 2020 Sept 06
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  16. Leach DA, Habermann EB, Glasgow AE, Occhino JA. Postoperative Opioid Prescribing Following Gynecologic Surgery for Pelvic Organ Prolapse. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2020 Sep; 26 (9):580-584
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  17. Leach DA, Scarlotta LS, Habermann EB, Glasgow AE, Occhino JA. Characteristics of opioid users undergoing surgery for pelvic organ prolapse. Int Urogynecol J. 2020 Sep; 31 (9):1891-1897 Epub 2020 Jan 27
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  18. Gebhart JB, Schmitt JJ, Baker MV, Occhino JA, McGree ME, Weaver AL, Bakkum-Gamez JN, Dowdy SC, Pasupathy KS. In Reply. Obstet Gynecol 2020 Aug; 136 (2):424-425
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  19. Gebhart JB, Schmitt JJ, Baker MV, Occhino JA, McGree ME, Weaver AL, Bakkum-Gamez JN, Dowdy SC, Pasupathy KS. Vaginal Hysterectomy: Historical Footnote or Viable Route? Obstet Gynecol 2020 Aug; 136 (2):426
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  20. Raju R, Occhino JA, Linder BJ. LeFort partial colpocleisis: tips and technique. Int Urogynecol J. 2020 Aug; 31 (8):1697-1699 Epub 2019 Dec 18
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  21. Schmitt JJ, Baker MV, Occhino JA, McGree ME, Weaver AL, Bakkum-Gamez JN, Dowdy SC, Pasupathy KS, Gebhart JB. Prospective Implementation and Evaluation of a Decision-Tree Algorithm for Route of Hysterectomy. Obstet Gynecol. 2020 Apr; 135 (4):761-769
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  22. Hokenstad ED, Occhino JA. Management of presacral bleeding. Int Urogynecol J. 2020 Jan; 31 (1):215-217 Epub 2019 June 11
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  23. Barnard EP, Byrnes JN, Occhino JA. Obstetrics and Gynecology Fellowship Interview Preferences Fertility and Sterility. 2019.
  24. Linder BJ, Occhino JA, Wiest SR, Klingele CJ, Trabuco EC, Gebhart JB. Assessing the impact of procedure-specific opioid prescribing recommendations on opioid stewardship following pelvic organ prolapse surgery. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Nov; 221 (5):515.e1-515.e8 Epub 2019 June 18
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  25. Kisby CK, Baker MV, Green IC, Occhino JA. Teaching learners to raise the roof: a vaginal surgery simulator for apical suspension. Int Urogynecol J. 2019 Oct; 30 (10):1771-1773 Epub 2019 June 06
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  26. Linder BJ, Gershman B, Bews KA, Glasgow AE, Occhino JA. A National Contemporary Analysis of Perioperative Outcomes for Vaginal Vault Prolapse: Minimally Invasive Sacrocolpopexy Versus Nonmesh Vaginal Surgery. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2019 Sep/Oct; 25 (5):342-346
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  27. Trabuco EC, Carranza D, El Nashar SA, Weaver AL, McGree ME, Elliott DS, Linder BJ, Occhino J, Gebhart JB, Klingele CJ. Reoperation for Urinary Incontinence After Retropubic and Transobturator Sling Procedures. Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Aug; 134(2):333-342.
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  28. Occhino JA, Hokenstad ED, Linder BJ. Robot-assisted vesicovaginal fistula repair via a transvesical approach. Int Urogynecol J. 2019 Feb; 30 (2):327-329 Epub 2018 Dec 18
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  29. Linder BJ, Occhino JA. Cystoscopic ureteral stent placement: techniques and tips. Int Urogynecol J. 2019 Jan; 30 (1):163-165 Epub 2018 Sept 15
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  30. Linder BJ, Trabuco EC, Gebhart JB, Klingele CJ, Occhino JA, Elliott DS, Lightner DJ. Can Urodynamic Parameters Predict Sling Revision for Voiding Dysfunction in Women Undergoing Synthetic Midurethral Sling Placement? Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2019 Jan/Feb; 25 (1):63-66
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  31. Schmitt JJ, Occhino JA, Weaver AL, McGree ME, Gebhart JB. Outcomes of Vaginal Hysterectomy With and Without Perceived Contraindications to Vaginal Surgery. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2019 Jan/Feb; 25(1):41-48.
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  32. El-Nashar SA, Singh R, Schmitt JJ, Leon DC, Arora C, Gebhart JB, Occhino JA. Urinary Tract Infection After Hysterectomy for Benign Gynecologic Conditions or Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery. Obstet Gynecol. 2018 Dec; 132(6):1347-1357.
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  33. Hyde BJ, Byrnes JN, Occhino JA, Sheedy SP, VanBuren WM. MRI review of female pelvic fistulizing disease. J Magn Reson Imaging. 2018 Nov; 48 (5):1172-1184
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  34. Linder BJ, Occhino JA, Habermann EB, Glasgow AE, Bews KA, Gershman B. A National Contemporary Analysis of Perioperative Outcomes of Open versus Minimally Invasive Sacrocolpopexy. J Urol. 2018 Oct; 200 (4):862-867 Epub 2018 Apr 07
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  35. Hokenstad ED, Glasgow AE, Habermann EB, Occhino JA. Readmission and reoperation after midurethral sling. Int Urogynecol J. 2018 Sep; 29 (9):1367-1370 Epub 2018 Jan 11
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  36. Linder BJ, El-Nashar SA, Mukwege AA, Weaver AL, McGree ME, Rhodes DJ, Gebhart JB, Klingele CJ, Occhino JA, Trabuco EC. Long-term outcomes and predictors of failure after surgery for stage IV apical pelvic organ prolapse. Int Urogynecol J. 2018 Jun; 29(6):803-810. Epub 2017 Sep 18.
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  37. Linder BJ, Frank I, Occhino JA. Extravesical robotic ureteral reimplantation for ureterovaginal fistula. Int Urogynecol J. 2018 Apr; 29 (4):595-597 Epub 2017 Sept 07
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  38. Trabuco EC, Linder BJ, Klingele CJ, Blandon RE, Occhino JA, Weaver AL, McGree ME, Gebhart JB. Two-Year Results of Burch Compared With Midurethral Sling With Sacrocolpopexy: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Obstet Gynecol. 2018 Jan; 131(1):31-38.
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  39. Schmitt JJ, Occhino JA, Weaver AL, McGree ME, Gebhart JB. Vaginal versus Robotic Hysterectomy for Commonly Cited Relative Contraindications to Vaginal Hysterectomy. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2017 Nov - Dec; 24(7):1158-1169. Epub 2017 Jul 06.
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  40. Nitschmann CC, Multinu F, Bakkum-Gamez JN, Langstraat CL, Occhino JA, Weaver AL, Cliby WA, Mariani A, Dowdy SC. Vaginal vs. robotic hysterectomy for patients with endometrial cancer: A comparison of outcomes and cost of care. Gynecol Oncol. 2017 Jun; 145 (3):555-561 Epub 2017 Apr 06
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  41. Linder BJ, Boorjian SA, Trabuco EC, Gebhart JB, Occhino JA. Defining the Prevalence of Asymptomatic Microscopic Hematuria Among Women With Symptomatic Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Implications for Recommending Subsequent Diagnostic Evaluation. Urology. 2017 May; 103:68-72 Epub 2017 Feb 07
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  42. Schmitt JJ, Singh R, Weaver AL, Mara KC, Harvey-Springer RR, Fick FR, Occhino JA. Prospective Outcomes of a Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation Program Including Vaginal Electrogalvanic Stimulation for Urinary, Defecatory, and Pelvic Pain Symptoms. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2017 Mar/Apr; 23 (2):108-113
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  43. Hokenstad ED, Glasgow AE, Habermann EB, Occhino JA. Readmission and Reoperation After Surgery for Pelvic Organ Prolapse. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2017 Mar/Apr; 23 (2):131-135
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  44. Byrnes JN, Schmitt JJ, Faustich BM, Mara KC, Weaver AL, Chua HK, Occhino JA. Outcomes of Rectovaginal Fistula Repair. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2017 Mar/Apr; 23 (2):124-130
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  45. Schmitt JJ, Linder BJ, Singh R, Gebhart JB, Occhino JA. Communication Preferences of Clinical Faculty at a Large, Tertiary Care Facility. Obstet Gynecol Int J. 2017; 5(6).
  46. Schmitt JJ, Carranza Leon DA, Occhino JA, Weaver AL, Dowdy SC, Bakkum-Gamez JN, Pasupathy KS, Gebhart JB. Determining Optimal Route of Hysterectomy for Benign Indications: Clinical Decision Tree Algorithm. Obstet Gynecol. 2017 Jan; 129 (1):130-138
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  47. Linder BJ, Anand M, Klingele CJ, Trabuco EC, Gebhart JB, Occhino JA. Outcomes of Robotic Sacrocolpopexy Using Only Absorbable Suture for Mesh Fixation. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2017 Jan/Feb; 23 (1):13-16
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  48. Schmitt JJ, Carranza Leon DA, Occhino JA, Weaver AL, Dowdy SC, Bakkum-Gamez JN, Pasupathy KS, Gebhart JB. Determining optimal route of hysterectomy for benign indications Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2017; 129: (1)130-8.
  49. El-Nashar SA, Singh R, Bacon MM, Kim-Fine S, Occhino JA, Gebhart JB, Klingele CJ. Female Urethral Diverticulum: Presentation, Diagnosis, and Predictors of Outcomes After Surgery. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2016 Nov/Dec; 22(6):447-452.
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  50. Linder BJ, Gebhart JB, Occhino JA. Total colpocleisis: technical considerations. Int Urogynecol J. 2016 Nov; 27 (11):1767-1769 Epub 2016 May 14
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  51. Trabuco EC, Klingele CJ, Blandon RE, Occhino JA, Weaver AL, McGree ME, Lemens MA, Gebhart JB. Burch Retropubic Urethropexy Compared With Midurethral Sling With Concurrent Sacrocolpopexy: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Oct; 128 (4):828-35
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  52. Hokenstad ED, Habermann EB, Glasgow AE, Occhino JA. Risk of venous thromboembolism in patients undergoing surgery for pelvic organ prolapse. Int Urogynecol J. 2016 Oct; 27 (10):1525-8 Epub 2016 Mar 15
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  53. Linder BJ, Trabuco EC, Carranza DA, Gebhart JB, Klingele CJ, Occhino JA. Evaluation of the local carcinogenic potential of mesh used in the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence International Urogynecology Journal. 2016 Sep; 27: (9)1333-6.
  54. Linder BJ, Trabuco EC, Carranza DA, Gebhart JB, Klingele CJ, Occhino JA. Evaluation of the local carcinogenic potential of mesh used in the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence. Int Urogynecol J. 2016 Sep; 27 (9):1333-6 Epub 2016 Feb 10
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  55. Byrnes JN, Occhino JA. Hysterectomy for Benign Conditions of the Uterus: Total Vaginal Hysterectomy. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 2016 Sep; 43 (3):441-62
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  56. Singh R, Schmitt JJ, Knoedler JJ, Occhino JA. Management of a vesicovaginal fistula using holmium laser ablation. Int Urogynecol J. 2016 Jun; 27 (6):969-71 Epub 2016 Mar 24
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  57. Hokenstad ED, Hammoudeh ZS, Tran NV, Chua HK, Occhino JA. Rectovaginal fistula repair using a gracilis muscle flap. Int Urogynecol J. 2016 Jun; 27 (6):965-7 Epub 2016 Jan 25
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  58. Linder BJ, Anand M, Weaver AL, Woelk JL, Klingele CJ, Trabuco EC, Occhino JA, Gebhart JB. Assessing the learning curve of robotic sacrocolpopexy. Int Urogynecol J. 2016 Feb; 27 (2):239-46 Epub 2015 Aug 21
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  59. Singh R, El Nashar SA, Trabuco EC, Klingele CJ, Gebhart JB, Occhino JA. Comparison of Short Term Outcomes of Sacral Nerve Stimulation and Intradetrusor Injection of OnabotulinumtoxinA (Botox) in Women With Refractory Overactive Bladder. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2015 Nov-Dec; 21(6):369-73.
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  60. Hokenstad ED, El-Nashar SA, Weaver A, Gebhart JB, Occhino JA. Perineal Body and Genital Hiatus in the Third Trimester and Risk of Perineal Laceration. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2015 Nov-Dec; 21 (6):359-62
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  61. Bickhaus JA, Drobnis EZ, Critchlow WA, Occhino JA, Foster RT Sr. The Feasibility of Clean Intermittent Self-Catheterization Teaching in an Outpatient Setting. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2015 Jul-Aug; 21 (4):220-4
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  62. Hokenstad ED, El-Nashar SA, Blandon RE, Occhino JA, Trabuco EC, Gebhart JB, Klingele CJ. Health-related quality of life and outcomes after surgical treatment of complications from vaginally placed mesh. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2015 May-Jun; 21: (3)176-80.
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  63. Barnard EP, Bakkum-Gamez JN, Hopkins MR, Occhino JA. Cervical lipoleiomyoma: transvaginal approach for excision Journal of Gynecologic Surgery. 2015; 31: (6)370-2.
  64. Anand M, Stanhope TJ, Occhino JA. Female genital mutilation reversal: a general approach. Int Urogynecol J. 2014 Jul; 25 (7):985-6 Epub 2014 Jan 22
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  65. Kim-Fine S, Smith CY, Gebhart JB, Occhino JA. Medium-term changes in vaginal accommodation and sexual function after vaginal reconstructive surgery. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2014 Jan-Feb; 20(1):27-32.
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  66. Occhino JA, Myer EL, Singh R, Gebhart JB. Surgical and non-surgical education practices in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery fellowships within the United States. OJOG. 2013 Jun; 3(4A).
  67. Kim-Fine S, Occhino JA, Gebhart JB. Difficult vaginal hysterectomy. Expert Review of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2013; 8(4):369-77.
  68. Kim-Fine S, Occhino JA, Gebhart JB. Vaginal prolapse repair-native tissue repair versus Mesh augmentation: newer isn't always better. Current Bladder Dysfunction Reports. 2013; 8(1):25-31.
  69. Barrier BF, Thompson AB, McCullough MW, Occhino JA. A novel and inexpensive vaginal hysterectomy simulator. Simul Healthc. 2012 Dec; 7(6):374-9.
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  70. Occhino JA, Casiano ER, Trabuco EC, Klingele CJ. A three-incision approach to treat persistent vaginal exposure and sinus tract formation related to ObTape mesh insertion. Int Urogynecol J. 2012 Sep; 23 (9):1307-1309 Epub 2012 Feb 02
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  71. Occhino JA, Casiano ER, Trabuco EC, Klingele CJ. A three-incision approach to treat persistent vaginal exposure and sinus tract formation related to ObTape mesh insertion. Int Urogynecol J. 2012 Sep; 23(9):1307-9. Epub 2012 Feb 02.
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  72. Occhino JA, Trabuco EC, Heisler CA, Klingele CJ, Gebhart JB. Validation of a visual analog scale form of the pelvic organ prolapse/urinary incontinence sexual function questionnaire 12. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2011 Sep; 17(5):246-8.
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  73. Occhino JA, Trabuco EC, Heisler CA, Klingele CJ, Gebhart JB. Changes in vaginal anatomy and sexual function after vaginal surgery. Int Urogynecol J. 2011 Jul; 22 (7):799-804 Epub 2011 Mar 17
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  74. Occhino JA, Hannigan TL, Baggish MS, Gebhart JB. Resident duty-hour restrictions and their effect on operative experience in obstetrics and gynecology. Gynecol Obstet Invest. 2011; 72 (2):73-8 Epub 2011 Aug 17
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  75. Occhino JA, Siegel SW. Sacral nerve modulation in overactive bladder. Curr Urol Rep. 2010 Sep; 11 (5):348-52
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  76. Occhino JA, Croak AJ, Gebhart JB. A 31-year-old woman with urethral duplication, stress urinary incontinence, uterovaginal prolapse, and rectal prolapse. Int Urogynecol J. 2010 Apr; 21 (4):507-8 Epub 2009 Oct 24
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  77. Occhino JA, Gebhart JB. Difficult vaginal hysterectomy. Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Mar; 53 (1):40-50
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  78. Pauls RN, Occhino JA, Dryfhout V, Karram MM. Effects of pregnancy on pelvic floor dysfunction and body image; a prospective study. Int Urogynecol J Pelvic Floor Dysfunct. 2008 Nov; 19(11):1495-501. Epub 2008 Jun 20.
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  79. Occhino, JA, Smith, KL, Dryfhout, VL, Lambers, DS. Incidental Finding of Vaginitis on Liquid-Based Papanicolaou Test Compared to Wet Mount and DNA Probe. J Gynecol Surg. 2008 Fall; 24(3):93-100.
  80. Pauls RN, Occhino JA, Dryfhout VL. Effects of pregnancy on female sexual function and body image: a prospective study. J Sex Med. 2008 Aug; 5(8):1915-22. Epub 2008 Jun 10.
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