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 Current Research:

           Intra-operative acupuncture to decrease post-operative  pain medication requirement in minimally invasive

                       gynecologic surgery.


           Fertility after myomectomy

           Risk Factors for Unanticipated Hospital Admission after GYN surgery

           Optogenic Modulation of the Murine Bladder

          The Role of Virtual Reality Simulation in Evaluation of Laparoscopic skills in Gynecology

           Laparoscopic Skills Training among Gynecology Residents

           Electrical Impedance Spectroscopy of the Uterus: Potential Screening Tool for Morcellation

          The Effect of an Additional TVT on OAB Symptoms in Surgical Repair of Pelvic Organ Prolapse

          Effects of Aging-related Immune Changes on Mucosal Transmission of HIVType your paragraph here.

Previous Research:

​       Myomectomy Study - Use of ketorolac (an aspirin like medicine) for treatment of post-operative pain and prevention of

                    post-operative fevers.
         Evaluation of the use of pre-operative intracervical vasopressin to decrease blood loss during vaginal hysterectomy.

Published Papers:

1.Held BI, Michael A, Blanco JS, Ascher-Walsh C, The effect of Ketorolac on postoperative febrile morbidity in abdominal myomectomy patients,  Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2002 Dec;187(6):1450-5; discussion 1455.

2.Ascher-Walsh CJ, Ling J, Du Y, Blanco J, Location of Adenomyosis in Total Hysterectomy Specimens.  Journal of the AAGL. August 2003; 10(3): 360-2

3.Meyer L, Ascher-Walsh CJ, Norman R, Idrissa A, Herbert H, Kimso O, Wilkinson J.  Commonalities among women who experienced vesicovaginal fistulae as a result of obstetric trauma in Niger: results from a survey given at the National Hospital Fistula Center, Niamey, Niger.  Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2007 Jul;197(1)90e1-4

4.     Ascher-Walsh CJ, Capes T. An evaluation of the resident learning curve in performing laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomies as compared with patient outcome: five-year experience. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2007 Nov-Dec;14(6):719-23.

5.Olivera CK, Ascher-Walsh CJ, Gligorov N, Fistul experience in Niger: How We Overcame and Ethical Dilemma.  Mt. Sinai J Med. 2009 Jan 23:76(1):71-74

6.Olivera CK, Ascher-Walsh CJ, Gligorov N, Fistul experience in Niger: How We Overcame and Ethical Dilemma.  Mt. Sinai J Med. 2009 Jan 23:76(1):71-74

7.Ascher-Walsh CJ, Capes T, Michels A, Smith J.  Comparison of the effects of cervical vasopressin versus no premedication on blood loss during vaginal hysterectomy: A Randomized, Placebo Controlled Trial.  Obstet Gynecol. 2009 Feb;113(2 Pt 1):313-8

8.Stein K, Ascher-Walsh C. A comprehensive approach to the treatment of uterine leiomyomata.  Mt Sinai J Med. 2009 Dec;76(6):546-56. Review.

9.Ascher-Walsh CJ, Capes TL. Robot-assisted laparoscopic myomectomy is an improvement over laparotomy in women with a limited number of myomas  J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2010 May-Jun;17(3):306-10. Epub 2010 Mar 19.

10.Shahryarinejad A, Gardner TR, Cline JM, Levine WN, Bunting HA, Brodman MD, Ascher-Walsh CJ, Scotti RJ, Vardy MD.  Effect of hormone replacement and selective estrogen receptor modulators (SERMs) on the biomechanics and biochemistry of pelvic support ligaments in the cynomolgus monkey (Macaca fascicularis).Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2010 May;202(5):485.e1-9.

11.Ascher-Walsh CJ, Capes TL, Lo Y, Idrissa A, Wilkinson J, Echols K, Crawford B, Genadry R.  Sling procedures after repair of obstetric vesicovaginal fistula in Niamey, Niger. Int Urogynecol J. 2010 Nov;21(11):1385-90. Epub 2010 Jun 17.

12.Ginath S, Garely A, Luchs JS, Shahryarinejad A, Olivera C, Zhou S, Ascher-Walsh C, Condrea A, Brodman M, Vardy M. MRI pelvic landmark angles in the assessment of apical pelvic organ prolapse.Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2011 Aug;284(2):365-70. Epub 2010 Aug 21

13.Capes T, Ascher-Walsh C, Abdoulaye I, Brodman M. Obstetric fistula in low and middle income countries. Mt Sinai J Med. 2011 May-Jun;78(3):352-61

14.Treszezamsky AD, Goldstein I, Sharyarinejad A, Ascher-Walsh CJ. Suprapubic abscess and vaginal fistula 22 years after bladder neck suspension with dacron buttresses. Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Feb;119(2 Pt 2):431-3.

15.Treszezamsky AD, Filmar G, Panagopoulos G, Vardy MD, Ascher-Walsh CJ. Teaching of pelvic organ prolapse quantification system among obstetrics/gynecology and urology residents in the United States. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2012 Jan-Feb;18(1):37-40

16.Ginath S, Garely AD, Luchs JS, Shahryarinejad A, Olivera CK, Zhou S, Ascher-Walsh CJ, Condrea A, Brodman ML, Vardy MD.  Magnetic resonance imaging of abdominal versus vaginal prolapse surgery with mesh. Int Urogynecol J. 2012 Apr 28

17.Olivera CK, Herron DM, Kini SU, Vardy MD, Ascher-Walsh CJ, Garely AD, Ginath S, Brodman ML. Long-term quality of life and pelvic floor dysfunction after bariatric surgery.  Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Jun 23.

18.Brohl AS, Li L, Andikyan V, Običan SG, Cioffi A, Hao K, Dudley JT, Ascher-Walsh C, Kasarskis A, Maki RG.  Age-Strastified risk of unexpected uterine sarcoma following surgery for presumed benign leiomyoma. Oncologist. 2015 Apr;20(4):433-9

19.Patient Preferences for Abdominal Incisions Used for Pelvic Organ Prolapse Surgery. Noor N, Rahimi S, Pereira E, Treszezamsky A, Garely A, Vardy M, Ascher-Walsh C.  Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2015 Nov-Dec;21(6):348-54Type your paragraph here.