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Pelvic Floor Ultrasound


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Publications

 

Theses

 

Dietz HP. Perineal Scan: eine neue Untersuchungsmethode in der Gynaekologie und Geburtshilfe. MD Thesis, Univ. of Heidelberg Medical School, Heidelberg, Germany, 1989.

Dietz HP. The Female Pelvic Floor and Lower Urinary Tract in Pregnancy and Puerperium. PhD Thesis, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, 2003.

 

Book chapters and books

 

1. Dietz, HP, Wilson PD and Thompson- Fawcett, M.: Pelvic Floor Disorders, p. 540- 553; in: Women's Health, eds. V. O'Connor and G. Kovacs, Cambridge University Press, Melbourne 2003

2. Tubaro A, Artibani W, Dietz HP, DeLancey J. Imaging and other investigations. In: Incontinence, Edition 2005, Volume 1. Editors P. Abrams, L. Cardozo, S. Khoury and A. Wein. Les Editions 21, Paris, France, 2005.

3. Dietz HP. Pelvic Floor Ultrasound. In: Female Urology and Urogynecology, Editors L. Cardozo and D. Staskin, 2nd edition. Martin Dunitz, London 2006

4. Dietz HP. Ultrasonography. In: Evidence based physiotherapy for the pelvic floor: bridging research and clinical practice. K. Bo, B. Berghmans, M. van Kampen and S Morkved Eds. Butterworth Heinemann Elsevier, Edinburgh 2007

5. Dietz HP, Hoyte L, Steensma B. Pelvic Floor Ultrasound. Springer Verlag London 2007.

6. Dietz HP. Pelvic Floor Ultrasound. In: Female Urology, Editor S. Raz, Rodriguez, L. Elsevier, Philadelphia, 2008.

7. Dietz HP. Chapter 4.5: Pelvic Floor Ultrasound in: ‘Imaging Pelvic Floor Disorders’, eds. Stoker, Bartram and De Lancey. Springer Verlag London 2008.

8. Dietz HP. Pelvic Floor Ultrasound. In: Sonography in Obstetrics and Gynecology: Principles and Practice. 7th ed. Fleischer AC et al., Mc Graw Hill 2010

9. Dietz HP. Pelvic Floor Ultrasound: Methodology. In: Pelvic Floor Disorders: Imaging and a multidisciplinary approach to management. Springer Italia 2010

10.Dietz HP. Pelvic Floor Ultrasound: Practical applications. In: Pelvic Floor Disorders: Imaging and a multidisciplinary approach to management. Springer Italia 2010

11.Santoro GA, Dietz HP. Ultrasonographic Evaluation of Outlet Obstruction and the Female Pelvic Floor. Seminars in Colon and Rectal Surgery 2012

12.Dietz HP. Beckenboden- Ultraschall. In: Gembruch, Steiner, Hecher: Ultraschall-diagnostik

in Geburtshilfe und Gynaekologie. Springer Deutschland, Heidelberg 2013.

13.Dietz HP. Pelvic Floor Ultrasound. In: Rizk and Puschek, Ultrasonography in Gynecology. Cambridge University Press 2013

14.Dietz HP. Ultrasonography. In: Evidence based physiotherapy for the pelvic floor: bridging research and clinical practice. 2nd Edition. K. Bo, B. Berghmans, M. van Kampen and S Morkved Eds. Butterworth Heinemann Elsevier, 2014

15.Dietz HP. Pelvic Floor Ultrasound. In: Sonography in Obstetrics and Gynecology: Principles and Practice. 8th ed. Fleischer AC et al., Mc Graw Hill 2016

16. Dietz HP. Pelvic Floor Ultrasound: Normal Anatomy. In: Merz E. Atlas of 3D/4D Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Thieme Stuttgart, 2016.

17. Dietz HP. Pelvic Floor Ultrasound: Abnormal findings. In: Merz E. Atlas of 3D/4D Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology. Thieme Stuttgart, 2016.

18. Dietz HP. Beckenboden- Ultraschall. In: Gembruch, Steiner, Hecher: Ultraschall-diagnostik in Geburtshilfe und Gynaekologie. X. Aufl. Springer Deutschland, Heidelberg 2017.

 

Original articles

1. Grischke, E.M., H.P. Dietz, P. Jeanty, W. Schmidt: "Eine neue Untersuchungsmethode: Perineal Scan in der Gynaekologie und Geburtshilfe" Ultraschall 7 (1986) 154- 161

2. Grischke, E.M., Dietz, H.P., Schmidt, W.: “Die Cervixlaenge im 2. und 3. Trimenon: Vaginale Untersuchung versus Messung mittels Perineal Scan- Verbesserte Indikationsstellung zur Cerclage?” Geburtsh u Frauenheilk 48 (1988) 364-368

3. Grischke, E.M., H.W. Anton, H.P. Dietz, W. Schmidt: "Perinealsonographie und roentgenologische Verfahren im Rahmen der weiblichen Harninkontinenzdiagnostik" Geburtsh Frauenheilk 49 (1989) 733- 736

4. Dietz, H.P., Boos, R., Gnirs, J., and Schmidt, W. "Comparison of perineal sonography and abdominal ultrasound examination in placenta praevia". Geburtshilfe.Frauenheilkd. 51(5):357-361, 1991.

5. Possover M, Morawski A, Dietz P, Hettenbach A: Minimal invasive Therapie von Ovarialtumoren in der Postmenopause. Minimal Invasive Chirurgie 1994; 108-115

6. Dietz, H.P., P.D. Wilson, K.P. Samalia, J. Walton, G. Fentiman: “Ureteric Injury following Laparoscopic Colposuspension” Br J Obstet Gynaecol 104 (1997) 1217

7. Dietz, H.P., A.J. Teare, P.D. Wilson: “Sacculation and retroversion of the gravid uterus in the third trimester” Aust NZ J Obstet Gynaecol 38 (1998) 343- 345

8. Dietz, H.P., P.D. Wilson: “Anatomical assessment of the bladder outlet and proximal urethra using Ultrasound and Videocystourethrography” Int J Urogynaecol 9 (1998) 365-369

9. Dietz, H.P., P.D. Wilson: “The influence of bladder volume on the position and mobility of the urethrovesical junction” Int J Urogynaecol 10 (1999) 10; 1, 3-6

10.  Ellin, K., H.P. Dietz, P.D. Wilson, T. Rades: “Coarse dispersed systems as ultrasound contrast media” Pharmazie 54 (1999) 3, 195- 199

11.  Dietz, H.P., L. McKnoulty, B. Clarke: “Translabial Colour Doppler for imaging in Urogynaecology: A preliminary report” Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 14 (1999) 144-147

12.Dietz, H.P., P.D. Wilson: “Colposuspension success and failure: a longterm objective followup study”  Int. Urogyn. J. 11 (2000) 346- 351

13.Dietz, H.P.: “Ultrasound Imaging in Urogynaecology” ASUM Bulletin 3 (2), 2000, 9-15

14.  Dietz, H.P., P.D. Wilson, B. Clarke, B.T. Haylen: “Irritative symptoms after Colposuspension: are they due to distortion of the anterior vaginal wall and the trigone?” Int Urogynecol J 12 (2001) 232- 236

15.Dietz, H.P., B. Clarke, P.D. Wilson: "The use of translabial ultrasound to quantify levator activity and teach pelvic floor exercises" Int. Urogyn J. 12 (2001) 166- 169

16.Dietz, H.P., Clarke, B.: “The urethral pressure profile and ultrasound imaging of the lower urinary tract”  Int Urogyn J 12 (2001) 38-41

17.Dietz, H.P., Clarke, B.: “The influence of posture on perineal ultrasound imaging parameters”  Int Urogyn J 12 (2001)  104- 106

18.Dietz, H.P., Clarke, B.: “Translabial colour Doppler urodynamics” Int Urogyn J 12 (2001)  304- 307

19.Dietz, H.P, Haylen, B.T, Broome, J.: "Ultrasound in the quantification of female pelvic organ prolapse”  Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 18 (2001); 511- 514

20.Dietz HP, Clarke B, Herbison P. Bladder neck mobility and urethral closure pressure as predictors of Genuine Stress Incontinence   Int Urogyn J 13 (2002); 289-293

21.Dietz, HP, Clarke B. Is the Irritable Bladder associated with anterior compartment relaxation?” Aust NZ J Obstet Gynaecol 41 (3) 2001, 317- 319

22.Dietz, H.P., Haylen, B., Lee, L.C., Vancaillie, T. Female pelvic organ prolapse and voiding function  Int Urogyn J 13 (2002); 284-288

23.Dietz, H.P., Wilson, P.D.: “Long- term success after Open and Laparoscopic colposuspension: A Case Control Study”  Gyn Endosc 2002; 11: 81- 84

24.Dietz, H.P., Jarvis, S., Vancaillie, T.G.: The assessment of Levator muscle strength: A comparison of five different techniques  Int Urogynecol J 2002; 13: 156-159

25.Dietz, H.P., Vancaillie, P., Svehla, M., Walsh, W., Vancaillie, T.G.: Mechanical properties of urogynaecological implant materials.  Int Urogynecol J 2003; 14: 239- 243.

26.Dietz, H.P., B. Clarke, T.G. Vancaillie: Vaginal Childbirth and  bladder neck mobility  Aust NZ J Obstet Gynaecol. 2002; 42: 522- 52

27.  Dietz, H.P., Steensma, A., Vancaillie, T.G.: Levator strength in nulliparous women  Int Urogynecol J 2003; 14: 24-26

28.Dietz, H.P., Steensma, A.B.: Which women are most affected by peripartal pelvic floor trauma? Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol  2003; 111: 15-18

29.     Dietz, H.P: Do Asians have superior pelvic organ support structures? Int Urogynecol J 2003; 14: 250-253.

30.Dietz, H.P., Moore, K.H., Steensma AB.: Antenatal pelvic organ mobility is associated with delivery mode.  Aust NZ J Obstet Gynaecol. 2003; 43: 70-74

31.Dietz, H.P., Hastings, R. Steensma AB.: Three- dimensional ultrasound imaging of the pelvic floor: the effect of parturition on paravaginal fascia   Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2003; 21: 589-595

32.Dietz, H.P., Mouritsen, L., Ellis, G., Wilson, P.D.: Does the TVT stay where you put it?  Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2003;188(4):950-3.

33.Dietz, HP, Bennett, MJ. The effect of childbirth on pelvic organ mobility Obstet Gynecol. 2003; 102: 223-228

34.Dietz, H.P., Mouritsen, L., Ellis, G., Wilson, P.D.: How important is TVT location? Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 83 (2004) 904- 908

35.Dietz, H.P., Bennett, M.J.:  Predicting Operative Delivery   ASUM Ultrasound Bulletin 5 (2002); 4-8.

36.Dietz H.P. Translabial 3D Ultrasound of the Pelvic Floor: The effect of parturition on paravaginal fascia. ASUM Ultrasound Bulletin 6 (2003); 16-17.

37.Dietz HP and Lanzarone V. Intra- and interobserver variability of two ultrasound methods for the assessment of head engagement. ASUM Ultrasound Bulletin 7 (2004); 21.

38.Dietz HP. Levator function before and after childbirth. Aust NZ J Obstet Gynaecol 2004; 44: 19-23

39.Dietz HP, Mouritsen L, Ellis G, Wilson PD. Voiding function after TVT: a longitudinal study.  Aust NZ J Obstet Gynaecol. 2004; 44(2): 152-155.

40.Dietz HP, Foote AJ, Mak HLJ, Wilson PD.  TVT and Sparc suburethral slings: A Case control series. Int Urogynecol J. 2004; 15: 129-131

41.Dietz HP Wilson PD.  The Iris effect: How 2D and 3D volume ultrasound can help us understand anti- incontinence procedures. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2004; 23: 267-271.

42.Dietz HP, Eldridge A, Grace M, Clarke B. Pelvic organ descent in young nulliparous women. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2004; 191: 95-99

43.Dietz HP. Ultrasound Imaging of the Pelvic Floor: Part 1: 2D aspects. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2004; 23: 80-92

44.Dietz HP and Peek MJ.  Will there ever be an end to the Caesarean Section rate debate? Aust NZ J Obstet Gynaecol 2004; 44: 103-106.

45.Dietz HP Ultrasound Imaging of the Pelvic Floor: 3D aspects. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2004; 23 (6): 615-625

46.Dietz HP, Benness CJ Voiding function in pregnancy and puerperium. Int Urogynecol J 2005; 16: 151-154.

47.Dietz HP, Hansell N, Grace M, Eldridge A, Clarke B, Martin N. Bladder neck mobility is a heritable trait. Br J Obstet Gynaecol 2005; 112: 334-339.

48.Hansell N, Dietz HP, Treloar S, Clarke B, Martin N. A genetic study of pelvic organ and elbow mobility in twins and their sisters.  Twin Research 2004; 7: 254- 260 

49.Dietz HP, Wilson PD.  Laparoscopic Colposuspension vs. Urethropexy: A Case control series. Int Urogynecol J 2005; 16: 15-18

50.Dietz HP, Haylen BTH. Symptoms of voiding dysfunction: what do they really mean? Int Urogynecol J 2005; 16: 52-55

51.Dietz HP, Eldridge A, Grace M, Clarke B. Does pregnancy affect pelvic organ mobility? Aust NZ J Obstet Gynaecol. 2004; 44: 517-520

52.Dietz HP, Lanzarone V: Measuring engagement of the fetal head: validity and reproducibility of a new ultrasound technique. Ultrasound Obstet Gynaecol. 2005; 25: 165-168

53.Dietz HP, Schierlitz L. Pelvic Floor trauma in childbirth- myth or reality? Aust NZ J Obstet Gynaecol 2005; 45: 3-11

54.Lim YN, Muller R, Corstiaans A, Dietz HP, Barry C, Rane A. Suburethral Slingplasty Evaluation Study in North Queensland, Australia: The SUSPEND Trial. Aust NZ J Obstet Gynaecol 2005; 45: 52-59.

55.Dietz HP, Pang S, Korda A and Benness C. Paravaginal defects: A comparison of clinical examination and 2D/ 3D ultrasound imaging. Aust NZ J Obstet Gynaecol. 2005; 45: 187-190.

56.Dietz HP, Shek C, Clarke B. Biometry of the pubovisceral muscle and levator hiatus by 3D pelvic floor ultrasound. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2005; 25 (6): 580-585

57.Dietz HP, Steensma AB. Posterior compartment prolapse on 2D and 3D pelvic floor ultrasound: the distinction between true rectocele, perineal hypermobility and enterocele. Ultrasound Obstet Gynaecol 2005; 26 (1): 73-77.

58.Dietz HP. Elective Cesarean Section: the right choice for whom? Current Women’s Health Reviews 2005; 1: 85-88

59.Dietz HP. Does Bladder neck descent increase with age? Int Urogynecol J 2007; 18: 665-669

60.Dietz HP, Barry C, Lim Y, Rane A. 2D and 3D Ultrasound Imaging of suburethral slings. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2005; 26: 175-179

61.Dietz HP. Pelvic Floor Ultrasound. Current Medical Imaging Reviews 2005; 2: 271- 290

62.Dietz HP and Clarke B. The prevalence of rectocele in young nulliparous women. ANZJOG 2005; 45: 391- 394.

63.Dietz HP, Lanzarone V and Simpson JM. Predicting Operative Delivery. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2006; 27: 419-415

64.Dietz HP and Steensma A. The prevalence of major morphological abnormalities of the levator ani in urogynaecological patients. BJOG 2006; 113: 225-30

65.Dietz HP, Lanzarone V. Levator trauma after vaginal delivery. Obstet Gynecol 2005; 106: 707-712.

66.Dietz HP, Barry C, Lim Y, Rane A. TVT vs Monarc: a comparative study. Int Urogynecol J 2006; 17: 566-569

67.Barry C, Dietz HP. The Use of Ultrasound in the Evaluation of Pelvic Organ Prolapse. Reviews in Gynaecological Practice. September 2005;4 637-646.

68.Dietz HP, Korda A. Which bowel symptoms are most strongly associated with a true rectocele? ANZJOG 2005; 45: 505-508

69.Dietz HP and Wilson PD: Childbirth and pelvic floor trauma. Best Practice and Research in Obstetrics and Gynaecology 19 (2005); 913-924

70.Dietz HP, Steensma A. The role of childbirth in the aetiology of rectocele. BJOG 2006; 113: 264-267

71.Deans R, Dietz HP. Ultrasound of the postpartum uterus. ANZJOG, 2006; 46: 348-352

72.Dietz HP, Barry C, Rane A, Wilson PD. Is the Cough Test necessary? A Case Control Series. Aust NJ Continence J 2006; 12: 50-53.

73.Lekskulchai O, Dietz HP. Normal values for detrusor wall thickness in nulligravid women. Aust NZ Continence J 2007; 13: 4-6.

74.Dietz HP, Hay- Smith J, Hyland G. The assessment of levator trauma: a comparison between palpation and 4D pelvic floor ultrasound. Neurourol Urodyn 2006; 25 (5): 424-427.

75.Dietz HP. Rottweilers or Poodles. Editorial. Aust NZ Continence J, 2006; 12(1): 2-3.

76.Dietz HP. Pelvic Floor Trauma following vaginal delivery. Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology 2006; 18: 528-537.

77.Barry CL, Dietz HP, Bhuta S, Lim YN, Greenland H, Muller R, Langloid S, Rane A. MRI versus 3-dimensional ultrasound: a comparative study of levator hiatal dimensions in women with pelvic organ prolapse. Aust NZ Continence J 2006; 12(3): 61-6

78.Barry CL, Dietz HP, Lim YN, Rane A. A short-term independent audit of mesh repair for the treatment of rectocele in women, using 3-dimensional volume ultrasound: a pilot study. Aust NZ Continence J 2006; 12(4): 94-99

79.Lanzarone V, Dietz HP. 3Dimensional ultrasound imaging of the levator hiatus in late pregnancy and associations with delivery outcomes. Aust NZ J Obstet Gynaecol 2007; 47 (3): 176-180

80.Dietz HP. Quantification of major morphological abnormalities of the levator ani. Ultrasound Obstet Gynaecol 2007; 29(3): 329- 334

81.Dietz HP. Bias in research and conflict of interest: why should we care? Int Urogynecol J 2007; 18 (3): 241-243

82.Oerno A, Dietz HP. Levator co-activation is a significant confounder of pelvic organ descent on Valsalva. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2007; 30: 346-350

83.Kruger J, Dietz HP, Murphy BA. Pelvic floor function in elite nulliparous athletes and controls. Ultrasound Obstet Gynaecol 2007; 30 (1): 81-85

84.Dietz HP. Why Pelvic Floor Surgeons should use ultrasound imaging. Editorial, Ultrasound Obstet Gynaecol 2006; 28: 629-634

85.Dietz HP. Levator trauma in labour: a challenge for obstetricians, surgeons and sonologists. Ultrasound Obstet Gynaecol 2007; 29(4): 368- 371

86.Dietz HP, Gillespie A, Phadke P. Avulsion of the pubovisceral muscle associated with large vaginal tear after Normal Vaginal Delivery at term. A Case Report. ANZJOG 2007; 47: 341-44

87.Dietz HP, Lekskulchai O. Ultrasound assessment of pelvic organ prolapse: the relationship between prolapse severity and symptoms. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2007; 29: 688–691

88.Dietz HP. Pelvic floor ultrasound. ASUM Bulletin 2007; 10:17-23

89.Thyer I, Shek C, Dietz HP. Clinical validation of a new imaging method for assessing pelvic floor biomechanics. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2008; 31: 201-205

90.Dietz HP, Simpson JM. Levator trauma is associated with pelvic organ prolapse. Br J Obste Gynaecol 2008;115:979–984

91.Dietz HP, Simpson JM. Does delayed child-bearing increase the risk of levator injury in labour? ANZJOG 2007; 47: 491-495

92.Dietz HP, Shek KL. Levator Avulsion and Grading of Pelvic Floor Muscle Strength. Int Urogynecol J 2008; 19: 633-636

92.Lekskulchai O, Dietz HP. Detrusor wall thickness as a test for detrusor overactivity in women. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2008; 32: 535-539

93.Dietz HP. Pelvic Floor Ultrasound. ASA Sound Effects 2007; 4: 14-20.

94.Kruger J, Heap S., Murphy B, Dietz HP. Pelvic floor function in nulliparous women imaged using 3D Ultrasound and Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Obstet Gynecol 2008; 111(3): 631-638

95.Shek KL, Dietz HP. The Urethral Motion Profile: a novel method to evaluate urethral support and mobility. Aust NZ J Obstet Gynecol 2008; 48: 336-341

96.Shek KL, Dietz HP, Rane A, Balakrishnan S. Transobturator mesh for cystocele repair: a short- to medium-term follow-up using 3D/4D ultrasound. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2008; 32: 82-86

97.Perniola G, Dietz HP, Shek KL, Chew S, Cartmill J, Chong C. Defecation proctography and translabial ultrasound in the investigation of defecatory disorders. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2008; 31: 567- 571.

98.Dietz HP, Shek KL. Validity and reproducibility of the digital detection of levator trauma. Int Urogynecol J 2008; 19: 1097-1101

99.Blain G, Shek C, Dietz HP. Symptoms of female pelvic organ prolapse: Correlation with organ descent in women with single compartment prolapse. Aust NZ J Obstet Gynecol 2008; 48: 317-321

100. Dietz HP, Abbu A, Shek KL. The Levator Urethra Gap Measurement: An Objective Means of Determining Levator Avulsion? Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2008; 32: 941-945

101. Dietz HP, Shek KL, De Leon J, Steensma A: Ballooning of the levator hiatus. Ultrasound Obstet Gynaecol 2008; 31: 676-680

102. Kluivers KB, Hendriks JCM, Shek C, Dietz HP. Pelvic organ prolapse symptoms in relation to POPQ, ICS ordinal stages and ultrasound prolapse assessment. Int Urogynecol J 2008; 19: 1299- 1302

103. Dietz HP. Prolapse worsens with age, does it? Aust NZ J Obstet Gynaecol 2008; 48: 587-591

104.                  Dietz HP, Shek KL. The quantification of levator muscle resting tone by digital assessment.  Int Urogynecol J 2008; 19: 1489-1493

104. Dietz HP. The aetiology of prolapse. Int Urogynecol J 2008; 19: 1323-1329

105. Shek KL, Rane A, Goh J, Dietz HP. Stress urinary incontinence after transobturator mesh for cystocele repair. Int Urogyn J 2009; 20: 421-425

106. Dietz HP, Kirby A, Shek KL, Bedwell P. Does avulsion of the puborectalis muscle affect bladder function? Int Urogynecol J 2009, 20: 967-972

107. Dietz HP. Tomographic ultrasound of the pelvic floor: which levels matter most? Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2009; 33: 698-703

108. Phipps H, Charlton S, Dietz HP. Can antenatal education influence how women push in labour? Aust NZ J Obstet Gynaecol 2009; 49: 274-278

109. Abdool Z, Shek KL, Dietz HP. The effect of levator avulsion on hiatal dimension and function. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2009; 201:89.e1-89.e5

110. Dietz HP, Shek KL. Levator defects can be diagnosed by 2D translabial ultrasound. Int Urogynecol J 2009; 20: 807-811

111. Lekskulchai O, Dietz HP. Is detrusor hypertrophy in women associated with voiding dysfunction? Aust NZ J Obstet Gynaecol 2009; 49: 653-656

112. Shek KL, Dietz HP. The effect of childbirth on hiatal dimensions. Obstet Gynecol, 2009, 113: 1272-1278

113. Dietz HP. Pelvic Floor Ultrasound: a review. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2010; 202: 321-334

114. Dietz HP. Pelvic Floor Assessment: a review. Fetal and Maternal Medicine Review 2009; 20: 49-66

115. Dietz HP, Kirby A. Modeling the likelihood of levator avulsion in a urogynecological population. Aust NZ J Obstet Gynaecol 2010; 50: 268–272

116. Dietz HP. To mesh or not to mesh Aust NZ J Obstet Gynaecol 2009; 49: 344-345

117. Dietz HP. Our Public health System: An accident waiting to happen. Med J Aust 2009; 191: 345-346.

118. Svabik K, Shek KL, Dietz HP. How much does the puborectalis muscle have to stretch during childbirth? BJOG 2009; 116: 1657-1662

119. Dietz HP. Rectocele or stool quality: What matters more for symptoms of obstructed defecation? Tech Coloproctol 2009; 13: 265-268

120. Shek KL, Chantarasorn V, Dietz HP. Can levator avulsion be predicted antenatally? Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Jun;202(6):586.e1-6

121. Shek KL, Kay P, Chantarasorn V, Dietz HP. The Urethral Motion Profile before and after Monarc suburethral sling placement. J Urol 2010; 183: 1450-1454

122. Dietz HP. The elephant’s other bits. Invited Commentary. Tech Coloproctol 2009; 13: 285-286

123. Dietz HP, Chantarasorn V, Shek KL. Levator avulsion is a risk factor for cystocele recurrence. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2010; 36: 76–80

124. Dietz HP. The role of two- and three-dimensional dynamic ultrasonography  in pelvic organ prolapse. Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology 2010; 17: 282-294

125. Ismail S, Shek KL, Dietz HP. Unilateral coronal diameters of the levator hiatus: baseline data for the automated detection of avulsion of the levator ani muscle. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2010; 36: 375–378

126. Shek KL, Chantarasorn, Dietz HP. The effect of childbirth on urethral mobility. J Urol  2010; 184(2):629-34

127. Weemhoff M, Shek KL, Dietz HP. Effects of age on levator function and morphometry. Int Urogynecol J 2010; 21 (9): 1137-1142

128. Nader R, Shek KL, Dietz HP. Predicting the outcome of induction of labour. Aust NZ J Obstet Gynaecol 2010; 50: 329–333

129. Shek KL, Pirpiris A, Dietz HP. Does levator avulsion increase urethral mobility? Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 2010; 153:  215–219

130. Eisenberg V, Chantarasorn V, Shek KL, Dietz HP. Does levator ani injury affect cystocele type?  Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2010; 36: 618-623

131. Santoro GA, Wieczorek AP, Dietz HP, Mellgren A, Sultan A, Shobeiri SA, Stankiewicz SA and Bartram C. State of the art: an integrated approach to pelvic floor ultrasonography. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2011; 37: 381–396

132. Model A, Shek KL, Dietz HP. Levator defects are associated with prolapse after pelvic floor surgery.  Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 2010; 153: 220–223

133. Shek KL, Dietz HP. Intrapartum risk factors of levator trauma. Br J Obstet Gynaecol 2010;  117:1485–1492.

134. Dietz HP. Pelvic Floor Muscle Trauma. Expert Rev. Obstet. Gynecol. 2010; 5(4): 479–492

135. Pirpiris A, Shek KL, Kay PB, Dietz HP. Urethral mobility and urinary incontinence. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2010; 36: 507–511

136. Kruger J, Heap S, Murphy B, Dietz HP. How best to measure the levator hiatus: Evidence for the non-Euclidean nature of the ‘plane of minimal dimensions’ Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2010; 36: 755-758

137. Dickie KJ, Shek KL, Dietz HP. The relationship between urethral mobility and parity. Br J Obstet Gynaecol 2010; 117: 1220-1224

138. Dietz HP, Erdmann M, Shek KL. Mesh contraction: myth or reality? Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2011 Feb;204(2):173.e1-4

139. Dietz HP. The evolution of ultrasound in urogynecology. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2010; 36: 655-657

140. Santoro GA, Dietz HP: Ultrasonographic Evaluation of Outlet Obstruction and the Female Pelvic Floor. Semin Colon Rectal Surg, 2010; 21: 225-237

141. Chantarasorn V, Shek KL, Dietz HP. Sonographic appearance of transobturator slings: implications for function and dysfunction. Int Urogynecol J  2011; 22:493-8

142. Rodrigo N, Shek KL, Dietz HP. Rectal intussusception is associated with abnormal levator structure and morphometry. Tech Coloproctol 2011; 15 (1): 39-4

143. Dietz HP. Geburtsbedingtes Beckenboden- Trauma. Geburtsh Frauenheilk 2010; 70: 969–978

144. Dietz HP, Bernardo MJ, Kirby A, Shek KL. Minimal criteria for the diagnosis of avulsion of the puborectalis muscle by tomographic ultrasound. Int Urogynecol J2011; 22: 699-705

145. Dietz HP. Can the rectovaginal septum be visualised on ultrasound? Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2011; 37: 348–352

146. Chantarasorn V, Shek KL, Dietz HP. Sonographic detection of puborectalis muscle avulsion is not associated with fecal incontinence. Aust NZ J Obstet Gynaecol  2011; 51:130-135

147. Dietz HP. Pelvic Floor Ultrasound in incontinence: What’s in it for the surgeon? Int Urogynecol J 2011; 22 (9): 1085-109

148. Dietz HP, Bhalla R, Chantarasorn V, Shek KL,  Avulsion of the puborectalis muscle is associated with asymmetry of the levator hiatus. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2011; 37 (6): 723-726

149. Dietz HP. Pelvic Floor Ultrasound in prolapse: What’s in it for the surgeon? Int Urogynecol J 2011; 22: 1221-1232

150. Dietz HP, Wong V, Shek KL. A Simplified method for the determination of levator hiatal dimensions. Aust NZ J Obstet Gynaecol 2011; 51: 540-543

151. Shek KL, Chantarasorn V, Langer S, Phipps H, Dietz HP. Does the Epi-no®  Birth Trainer reduce levator trauma? A randomised controlled trial. Int Urogynecol J 2011; 22(12): 1521-

152. Orejuela, F, Shek KL, Dietz HP. The time factor in the assessment of prolapse and levator ballooning. Int Urogynecol J 2012; 23 (2): 175-178

153. Dietz HP. Guidelines and standardisation documents should be published anonymously. Int Urogynecol J 2011; 22:1343–1344

154. Dietz HP, Bond V, Shek KL, Does childbirth alter the reflex pelvic floor response to coughing? Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol, 2012; 39: 569–573

155. Dietz HP. Female Pelvic Floor Dysfunction- an Imaging Perspective. Nature Reviews Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2012; 9: 113-121

156. Adisuroso T, Shek KL, Dietz HP. Tomographic ultrasound imaging of the pelvic floor in nulliparous pregnant women: limits of normality. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2012: 39: 698-703

157. Dietz HP and Beer- Gabel, M. Ultrasound imaging in women with obstructed defecation: a review. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2012; 40: 14–27

158. Franco A, Shek KL, Kirby A, Fynes MM, Dietz HP, Avulsion injury and levator hiatal ballooning: two independent risk factors for prolapse? Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 2012; 91: 211–214

159. Khunda A, Shek KL, Dietz HP. Can ballooning of the levator hiatus be determined clinically? Am J Obstet Gynecol 2012; 206 (3):.e241-244.

160. Chantarasorn V, Dietz HP. Diagnosis of cystocele type by clinical examination and pelvic floor ultrasound. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol  2012; 39: 710-714

161. Dietz HP, Shek KL. Levator function and voluntary augmentation of maximum urethral closure pressure. Int Urogynecol J 2012, 23:1035–1040

162. Dietz HP, Stokes BJ. A plea for professional independence. Med J Aust 2012; 196 (2): 104-105

163. Chantarasorn V, Shek KL, Dietz HP. Sonographic appearance of the perineal body and changes in mobility after childbirth. Int Urogynecol J 2012; 23 (6): 729-73

164. Dietz HP, Erdmann M, Shek KL (2012). Reflex contraction of the levator ani and external perineal muscles in women symptomatic for pelvic floor disorders. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol, 2012; 40(2):215-8

165. Dietz HP. Indicators for research performance evaluation: an overview (letter). BJUI 2012; 109: E40-E41. DOI: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2012.11234_3.x

166. Kashihara H, Shek KL, Dietz HP. Can we identify the limits of the puborectalis muscle on tomographic translabial ultrasound? Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2012; 40(2):219-22

167. Dietz HP. Clinical consequences of levator trauma. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2012; 39: 367-371

168. Dietz HP, Shek KL, Chantarasorn V, Langer S. Do women notice the effect of levator trauma? Aust NZ J Obstet Gynecol 2012; 52: 277–281

169. Dietz HP, Velez D, Shek KL, Martin A. Determination of postvoid residual by translabial ultrasound. Int Urogynecol J 2012; 23: 1749-52

170. Mulder F, Shek KL, Dietz HP. What's the proper push? The valsalva manoeuvre. Aust NZ J Obstet Gynaecol; 2012: 52: 282–285.

171. Dietz HP, Moegni, F, Shek KL. Diagnosis of Levator avulsion injury: a comparison of three methods. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2012; 40(6): 693-698

172. Shek KL, Kruger J, Dietz HP. The effect of pregnancy on hiatal dimensions and urethral mobility: an observational study. Int Urogynecol J. 2012 Nov;23(11):1561-7

173. Shek KL, Chantarasorn V, Langer S, Dietz HP. Does levator trauma heal? Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2012; 40 (5)570-575

174. Dietz HP, Habtemariam T, Williams G. Pelvic floor structure in women with vesicovaginal fistula.  J Urol 2012; 188(5): 1772-7

175. Dietz HP. What’s wrong with the debate on mesh surgery? ANZJOG 2012; 52: 313–315

176. Chantarasorn V, Shek KL, Dietz HP. Predictors of failure after Monarc suburethral sling. Aust NZ Continence J 2012; 18 (3): 70-78

177. Dietz HP. Mesh in prolapse surgery: an imaging perspective. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2012; 40: 495–503

178. Shek KL, Dietz HP. Pelvic Floor Ultrasonography: an update. Minerva Medica 2013;  65(1):1-20.

179. Dietz HP, Shek KL, Daly O., Korda A. Can levator avulsion be repaired surgically? Int Urogynecol J (2013) 24:1011–1015

180. Dietz HP, Guzman Rojas R. Diagnóstico y Manejo del Prolapso de Órganos Pélvicos, Presente y Futuro. Rev.Med.Clin.Condes-2013;24(2)

181. Dietz HP. Mesh Implants in incontinence and prolapse surgery: an ultrasound perspective. Expert Rev. Obstet. Gynecol. 8(1), (2013); 15-27

182. Volloyhaug I, , Wong V, Shek KL, Dietz HP. Does levator avulsion cause distension of the genital hiatus and perineal body? Int Urogynecol J (2013) 24:1161–1165

183. Andrew B, Shek KL, Chantarasorn V, Dietz HP. Enlargement of the levator hiatus in female pelvic organ prolapse: cause or effect? ANZJOG 2013; 53: 74–78

184. Guzman R, Dietz HP. Parto Vaginal y Trauma Obstetrico. Contacto Cientifico 2012; 2(4): 136-142

185. Dietz HP, Nazemian K, Shek KL, Martin A. Can Urodynamic stress incontinence be diagnosed by ultrasound? Int Urogynecol J 2013; 24:1399–1403

186. Dietz HP. Pelvic Floor Trauma in Childbirth. Aust NZ J Obstet Gynecol 2013; 53: 220–23

187. Lowenstein L, Rosenblatt PL, Dietz HP, Bitzer J, Kenton K. New Advances in Urogynecology.  Obstet Gynecol Int. 2013; doi: 10.1155/2012/453059

188. Kruger J, Dietz HP, Budgett S, Dietz HP. Comparison between transperineal ultrasound and Digital detection of levator ani trauma.  Can we improve the odds? Neurourol Urodyn. 2014 Mar;33(3):307-11

189. Wong V, Shek KL, Rane A, Goh J, Krause H, Dietz HP. Is levator avulsion a predictor of recurrence after anterior compartment mesh? UOG 2013; 42 (2): 230-234

190. Dietz HP, Cartmill J. Imaging in patients with obstructed defecation. Tech Coloproctol (2013) 17:473–474

191. Dannaway D, Dietz HP. Unassisted childbirth: Why mothers are leaving the system. J Med Ethics 2013;  doi:10.1136/medethics-2012-101150

192. Guzman Rojas R, Shek KL, Langer S, Dietz HP. The prevalence of anal sphincter injury in primiparous women. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2013; 42: 461–466

193. Gerges B, Kamisan Atan I, Shek KL, Dietz HP. How to determine ‘Ballooning’ of the levator hiatus on clinical examination. IUGJ 2013; 24:1933–1937

194. Pineda M, Shek KL, Wong V, Dietz HP. Can hiatal ballooning be determined by two-dimensional translabial ultrasound? Aust NZ J Obstet Gynaecol 2013 Oct;53(5):489-93

195. Dixit P, Shek KL, Dietz HP. How common is pelvic floor muscle atrophy after vaginal childbirth? Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2014; 43: 83–88

196. Trutnovsky G, Guzman Rojas R, Mann K, Dietz HP. Urinary incontinence - the role of menopause. Menopause. 2014 Apr;21(4):399-402

197. Trutnowski G, Guzman Rojas R, Martin A, Dietz HP. Pelvic floor dysfunction- the role of menopause. Maturitas. 2013 Oct;76(2):134-8

198. Shek KL, V Wong, J Lee, A Rosamilia, AJ Rane, H Krause, J Goh, HP Dietz. Anterior compartment mesh: A descriptive study of mesh anchoring failure. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2013; 42 (6): 699-704

199. Guzman Rojas R, Shek KL, Dietz HP. The impact of levator trauma on pelvic floor muscle function. Int Urogynecol J (2014) 25:375–380

200. Ulrich D, Guzman Rojas R, Dietz HP, Trutnovsky, G. Use of a visual analog scale for evaluation of bother from pelvic organ prolapse. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2014; 43(6):693-7

201. Shek KL, Dietz HP. Elective Cesarean Section- the right choice for whom? Current Women’s Health Reviews 2013, 9, 50-55

202. Wong V, Shek KL, Goh J, Rane A, Dietz HP. Cystocele recurrence after anterior colporrhaphy with and without mesh use.  EJOGRB 2014; 172:131-5

203. Horak A, Guzman Rojas R, Shek KL, Dietz HP. Pelvic Floor Trauma: does the second baby matter? Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2014; 44(1):90-4. DOI: 10.1002/uog.13252

204. Rodrigo N, Shek KL, Wong V, Martin A, Dietz HP. The Use of 3-Dimensional Ultrasound of the Pelvic Floor to Predict Recurrence Risk after Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery. Aust NZ J Obstet Gynaecol 2014; 54(3):206-11

205. Dietz HP. Pelvic Floor Ultrasound. Curr Surg Rep (2013) 1:167–181

206. Dietz HP, Mann K. What is 'clinically relevant prolapse'? An attempt at defining cutoffs for the clinical assessment of pelvic organ descent. Int Urogynecol J 2014; 25(4):451-

207. Dietz HP. How I do it: Translabial ultrasound in the investigation of posterior compartment vaginal prolapse and defecatory disorders. Tech Coloproctol. 2014 May;18(5):481-94

208. Thibault- Gagnon S, Yusuf S, Langer S, Wong V, Shek KL, Dietz HP. Do women notice the impact of childbirth–related levator trauma on pelvic floor and sexual function? Results of an observational ultrasound study. Int Urogynecol J (2014) 25:1389–1398.

209. Trutnovski G, Ulrich D, Guzman- Rojas R, Shek KL, Mann K, Kamisan Atan I, Dietz HP. The “bother” of urinary incontinence. Int Urogynecol J 2014 Jul;25(7):947-51

210. Dietz HP , Hankins K, Wong V. The natural history of cystocele recurrence. Int Urogynecol J 2014; DOI 10.1007/s00192-014-2339-4

211. Wong V1, Shek KL, Rane A, Lee J, Rosamilia A, Dietz HP.  A comparison of two different mesh kit systems for anterior compartment prolapse repair. Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol. 2014 Jun;54(3):212-7. doi: 10.1111/ajo.12194.

212. Shek KL, Guzman Rojas R, Dietz HP. Residual defects of the external anal sphincter following primary repair: an observational study using transperineal ultrasound. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2014; 44: 704–709

213. Shek KL, Dietz HP. Imaging of slings and meshes. Australasian Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine May 2014; 17 (2): 61-71

214. Kamisan Atan I, Gerges B, Shek KL, Dietz HP. The association between vaginal parity and hiatal dimensions: a retrospective observational study in a tertiary urogynaecological centre Br J Obstet Gynaecol 2015;122(6):867-72

215. Li X, Nash M, Nielsen P, Kruger J, Jor J, Wong V, Dietz HP.  Characterizing the ex vivo mechanical properties of synthetic polypropylene surgical mesh. Journal of the Mechanical Behaviour of Biomedical Materials 2014 Sep;37:48-55. doi: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2014.05.005.

216. Guzman Rojas R, Dietz HP. Ultrasonido del Piso Pélvico: Cuál es su utilidad?  Revista Chilena de Ultrasonografia 2013; 16: 1-8.

217. Dietz HP, Guzman Rojas R, Shek KL. Postprocessing of pelvic floor ultrasound data: (Dietz, Bernardo et al. 2011)how repeatable is it? ANZJOG 2014; 54(6):553-7

218. Dietz HP. The Law of diminishing returns: Biomedical research in trouble. Hektoen International 2014; 6 (4). ISSN 2155-3017

219. Cassado Garriga J, Wong V, Shek KL, Dietz HP. Can we identify changes in fascial paravaginal supports after childbirth? ANZJOG 2015; 55: 70-75

220. Cheung RYK, Shek KL, Chan, SSC, Chung, TKH, Dietz HP. Pelvic floor muscle biometry and pelvic organ mobility in Asian and Caucasian nulliparae. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2015;45(5):599-604 DOI: 10.1002/uog.14656

221. Dietz HP, Pardey J, Murray HG. Pelvic floor and anal sphincter trauma should be key performance indicators of maternity services. Int Urogynecol J (2015) 26:29–32

222. Guzman Rojas R, Quintero C, Shek KL, Dietz HP. Does childbirth play a role in the etiology of rectocele? Int Urogynecol J 2015 May;26(5):737-41. DOI 10.1007/s00192-014-2560-1

223. Liversidge K, Shek KL, Guzman Rojas R, Kamisan Atan I, Dietz HP. Negative urodynamic testing in women with stress incontinence. Aust NZ J Obstet Gynaecol 2015; 55: 76–80

224. Skinner L, Dietz HP. Psychological and somatic sequelae of traumatic vaginal delivery: A literature reviewAust NZ J Obstet Gynaecol 2015; 55: 309-31

225. Durnea CM, O’Reilly B, Kashani AS, Kenny LC, Durnea UA, Smyth MM, Dietz HP. The status of the pelvic floor in young primiparous women. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2015; 46: 356-362

226. Dietz HP. Forceps: Towards obsolescence or revival? Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 2015 Apr;94(4):347-51

227. Endress E, Shek KL, Dietz HP. Increased symptom bother is not associated with evidence of traumatic etiology of female pelvic organ prolapse. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2015 Sep;292(3):629-33. doi: 10.1007/s00404-015-3633-1

228. Albrich S, Shek KL, Krahn U, Dietz HP. Measurement of the subpubic arch angle by 3D translabial ultrasound and its impact on vaginal delivery. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2015; 46: 496-500

229. Memon H, Blomquist JL, Dietz HP, Pierce CB Weinstein, MM, Handa V. Comparison of Levator Ani Muscle Avulsion Injury After Forceps and Vacuum Assisted Vaginal Childbirth. Obstet Gynecol. 2015 May;125(5):1080-7.

230. Thomas V, Shek KL, Guzman Rojas R, Dietz HP. The latency between pelvic floor trauma and presentation for prolapse repair: a retrospective observational study. Int Urogynecol J 2015; 26:1185–1189

231. Shek KL, Green K, Caudwell Hall J, Guzman Rojas R, Dietz HP. Perineal and vaginal tears are clinical markers for occult levator ani trauma: a retrospective observational study Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2016; 47: 224-227

232. Guzman Rojas R, Shek KL, Kamisan Atan I, Dietz HP. Anal sphincter trauma and anal incontinence in urogynecological patients. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2015; 46: 363-366

233. Zhang X, Shek KL, Dietz HP. How large does a rectocele have to be to cause symptoms? Int Urogynecol J 2015; 26 (9): 1355-1359

234. Dietz HP. Female Pelvic Organ Prolapse- a review. Australian Family Physician 2015; 44 (7): 446-452

235. Dietz HP, Kamisan Atan I, Salita A. The association between ICS POPQ coordinates and translabial ultrasound findings. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2016; 47: 363-368

236. Guzman Rojas R, Shek KL, Kamisan Atan I, Dietz HP. Defect- specific rectocele repair: medium- term subjective and objective outcomes. ANZJOG 2015 Oct;55(5):487-92. doi: 10.1111/ajo.12347

237. Oversand S, Kamisan Atan I, Shek KL, Dietz HP. The association of urinary and fecal incontinence with pelvic floor muscle contractility. UOG 2015; DOI: 10.1002/uog.14902

238. Tan L, Shek KL, Kamisan Atan I, Guzman Rojas R, Dietz HP. The repeatability of sonographic measures of functional pelvic floor anatomy. IUGJ 2015; 26:1667-1672

239. Shek KL, Dietz HP. What is ‘abnormal uterine descent’ on translabial ultrasound? Int Urogyn J 2015 Dec;26(12):1783-7. doi: 10.1007/s00192-015-2792

240. Oversand S, Kamisan Atan I, Shek KL, Dietz HP. The association between different measures of pelvic floor muscle contractility and female pelvic organ prolapse. Int Urogynecol J. 2015 Dec;26(12):1777-81. doi: 10.1007/s00192-015-2793-7.

241. Haiying C, Guzman Rojas R, Caudwell Hall J, Kamisan Atan I, Dietz HP. Digitation associated with defecation: what does it mean in urogynaecological patients? International Urogynecology Journal, 27(2), 229-232. DOI 10.1007/s00192-015-2813-7

242. Wlazlak E, Surkont, G, Shek KL, Dietz HP. Can we predict urinary stress incontinence by using demographic, clinical, imaging and urodynamic data? Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 2015;193:114-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ejogrb.2015.07.012

243. Trutnowski G, Kamisan Atan I, Martin A, Dietz HP. Delivery mode and pelvic organ prolapse: a retrospective observational study. Br J Obstet Gynaecol. 2016 Aug;123(9):1551-6. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.13692

244. Dietz HP, Severino M, Kamisan Atan I, Shek KL, Guzman Rojas RA. Warping of the levator hiatus: how significant is it? Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Aug;48(2):239-42. doi: 10.1002/uog.15728.

245. Sindhwani N, Barbosa D, Alessandrini M,  Heyde B, Dietz HP, D’Hooge J, Deprest J. Semi-automatic outlining of the levator hiatus. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Jul;48(1):98-105. doi: 10.1002/uog.15777

246. Paka C, Kamisan Atan I, Dietz HP. The bother of anal incontinence and St. Mark’s Incontinence Score. Tech Coloproctol. 2016 Feb;20(2):123-8. doi: 10.1007/s10151-015-1397-z.

247. Shek KL,Krause H, Wong V, Goh J, Dietz HP. Is pelvic organ support different between young nulliparous Africans and Caucasians? Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Jun;47(6):774-8. doi: 10.1002/uog.15811

248. Alam P, Kamisan Atan I, Guzman Rojas RA, Mann K, Dietz HP. The ‘bother’ of obstructive defecation. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2017; 49(3): 394–397. doi: 10.1002/uog.15828

249. Dietz HP, Pattillo Garnham A, Guzman Rojas R. Is the levator-urethra gap helpful for the diagnosis of avulsion? Int Urogynecol J 2016; 27(6): 909-913

250. Dietz HP, Pattillo Garnham A,  Guzmán Rojas, R. Is it necessary to diagnose levator avulsion on pelvic floor muscle contraction? Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2017; 49: 252–256

251. Guzman Rojas RA, Kamisan Atan I, Shek KL, Dietz HP. The prevalence of abnormal posterior compartment anatomy and its association with obstructed defecation symptoms in urogynecological patients. Int Urogynecol J. 2016; 27(6):939-44. doi: 10.1007/s00192-015-2914-3

252. Abdul Jalil S, Guzman Rojas R, Dietz HP. Does it matter whether avulsion is diagnosed pre- or postoperatively? Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2016; 48 (4): 516-519. DOI: 10.1002/uog.15837

253. Kamisan Atan I, Shek KL, Langer S, Guzman Rojas R, Caudwell Hall J, Daly O, Dietz HP. Does the EPI-No prevent pelvic floor trauma? A multicentre randomised controlled trial. Br J Obstet Gynaecol 2016 May;123(6):995-1003. DOI: 10.1111/1471-0528.13924

254. Shek KL, Dietz HP. Assessment of Pelvic Organ Prolapse: A Review - Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2016; 48: 681-692 DOI: 10.1002/uog.15881

255. Naranjo- Ortiz C, Shek KL, Dietz HP. What is normal bladder neck anatomy? Int Urogynecol J 2016 Jun;27(6):945-50. doi: 10.1007/s00192-015-2916-1.

256. Wong V, Guzman Rojas R, Shek KL, Chou D, Moore K, Dietz HP. Laparoscopic sacrocolpopexy: how low does the mesh go? Ultrasound Obstet Gynaecol 2017; 49(3): 404–408. DOI: 10.1002/uog.1588

257. Rahmanou P, Caudwell Hall J, Kamisan Atan I, Dietz HP. The association between maternal age at first delivery and risk of obstetric trauma. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2016 Oct;215(4):451.e1-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2016.04.032

258. Dietz HP, Campbell S. Towards normal birth- but at what cost? Am J Obstet Gynecol 2016; 215 (4): 439–444. DOI: 10.1016/j.ajog.2016.04.021

259. Dietz HP. Women and babies need protection from the dangers of normal birth ideology. Br J Obstet Gynaecol 2016; accepted 29.4.16- update provided 15.3.17

260. Shek KL, Della Zazzera V, Kamisan Atan I, Guzman Rojas R, Langer S, Dietz HP. The evolution of transperineal ultrasound findings of the external anal sphincter during the first years after childbirth. Int Urogynecol J. 2016; 27(12):1899-1903. DOI 10.1007/s00192-016-3055-z

261. Kamisan Atan I, Shek KL, Furtado G, Caudwell Hall J, Dietz HP. The association between Levator-Urethral Gap measurements and symptoms and signs of Female Pelvic Organ Prolapse. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2016 Nov/Dec;22(6):442-446.

262. Dietz HP, Wilson PD, Milsom I. Maternal birth trauma: why should it matter to urogynaecologists? Curr Opin O/G 2016 Oct;28(5):441-8.

263. Shek KL, Dietz HP. Can anal sphincter defects be identified by palpation? Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 2016; 22 (6): 472-475. DOI: 10.1097/SPV.0000000000000318

264. Dietz HP, Exton L. Natural Childbirth Ideology is endangering mothers and babies. Aust NZ J Obstet Gynaecol 2016; 56: 447–449

265. Trutnowski G, Kamisan Atan I, Martin A, Dietz HP. Levator ani trauma and pelvic organ prolapse- a comparison of three scoring systems. Acta Obstet Gynaecol Scand 2016; 95(12):1411-1417. doi: 10.1111/aogs.13018

266. Abdool Z, Dietz HP, Lindeque G. Ethnic differences in the levator hiatus and pelvic organ descent: a prospective observational study. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2017, DOI 10.1002/uog.17297

267. Pattillo Garnham A, Guzman Rojas RA, Dietz HP. Predicting levator avulsion from ICS POPQ findings. Int Urogynecol J 2017;10.1007/s00192-016-3214-2

268. Paka C, Kamisan Atan I, Dietz HP. Relationship of Anatomy and Function: External Anal Sphincter on Transperineal Ultrasound and Anal Incontinence. FPMRS 2017; 23: 238–243

269. Dietz HP. Pelvic Floor Ultrasound- a review. Clin Obstet Gynecol 2017; 60: 58–81. doi: 10.1097/GRF.0000000000000264

270. Dietz HP, Exton L. Response to ‘Every CS must count’ Aust NZ J Obstet Gynaecol 2016; 56: 556.

271. Abdool Z, Dietz HP, Lindeque G.  Prolapse symptoms are associated with abnormal functional anatomy of the pelvic floor. Int Urogynecol J accepted 10.1.17 10.1007/s00192-017-3280-0

272. Caudwell Hall JL, Kamisan Atan I, Guzman Rojas RA, Langer S, Shek KL, Dietz HP. Intrapartum risk factors for pelvic floor trauma. Acta Obstet Gynaecol Scand 2017; 96(4):426-431. doi: 10.1111/aogs.13103.

273. Rachaneni, S. Kamisan Atan I, Shek KL, Dietz HP. Digital rectal examination in the evaluation of rectovaginal septal defects. Accepted, IUGJ 23.1.17 10.1007/s00192-017-3285-8

274. Ferreira CWS, Kamisan Atan I, Martin A, Dietz HP. Does pelvic organ support deteriorate in the years following a first birth? Int Urogynecol J 28(10), 1499-1505; DOI 10.1007/s00192-017-3297-4

275. Wasenda E, Kamisan Atan I, Subramaniam N, Dietz HP. Pelvic organ prolapse: does hormone therapy use matter? Menopause 2017 Oct;24(10):1185-1189. doi: 10.1097/GME.0000000000000898.

276. (Rodriguez- Mias, Subramaniam et al. 2017)Rodriguez- Mias N, Subramaniam N, Friedman T, Dietz HP. Prolapse assessment supine and standing: what’s the difference? IUGJ accepted 24.3.2017. DOI 10.1007/s00192-017-3342-3

277. Dietz HP. Exo-anal imaging of the anal sphincters: a pictorial introduction. J Ultrasound Med 2018; 37:263–280

278. Abdool Z, Dietz HP, Lindeque G. Interethnic variation in pelvic floor morphology in women with symptomatic pelvic organ prolapse. Int Urogynecol J 2017; doi: 10.1007/s00192-017-3391-7

279. Nesbit- Hawes E, Dietz HP, Abbott J. Ultrasound-guided Botulinum toxin A injection into the pelvic floor musculature: a novel technique Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2017; doi: 10.1002/uog.17537

280. Dietz HP, Chatel C, Kamisan Atan I. Is ”dragging” a symptom of female pelvic organ prolapse? IUJ accepted 16.6.17; 10.1007/s00192-017-3410-8

281. Stankiewicz M, Kamisan Atan I, Ferreira CWS, Abdul Latip N, Dietz HP.  Vaginal Laxity: What does this symptom mean? IUGJ 2017; DOI 10.1007/s00192-017-3426-0

282. Young N, Atan I, Dietz, HP. Obesity: How much does it matter for female pelvic organ prolapse? IUGJ 2017; doi.org/10.1007/s00192-017-3455-8

283. Friedman T, Eslick G, Dietz HP. Risk factors for prolapse recurrence- systematic review and meta- analysis. IUGJ 2017; DOI : 10.1007/s00192-017-3475-4

284. Ortega I, Subramaniam N, Friedman T, Dietz HP. Digitation to void: what is the significance of this symptom? FPMRS accepted 16.9. 2017; 10.1097/SPV.0000000000000482

285. Abdool Z, Lindeque G, Dietz HP. The impact of childbirth on pelvic floor morphology in primiparous Black South African females: A prospective longitudinal observational study. IUGJ accepted 3.11.17

286. Turel F, Caagbay D, Dietz HP. Pelvic organ prolapse in a Nepali gynecology clinic: a prospective observational study. IUGJ accepted 9.11.17

287. Gomez M, Kamisan Atan I, Ferreira CWS, Dietz HP. The association between vaginal parity and rectocele. Int Urogynecol J 2018; DOI: 10.1007/s00192-017-3552-8

288. Orejuela F,  Gandhi R, Mack L, Lee W. Sangi-Hagh-peykar S, Dietz HP, Ramin S. A prospective evaluation of the safety and feasibility of a semi-automated pelvic floor dilator for the protection of the pelvic floor during vaginal delivery. IUGJ accepted 18.11.17

289. Skinner E, Dietz HP. Psychological consequences of traumatic vaginal birth. Arch Womens Mental Health 2018; DOI 10.1007/s00737-017-0802-1

290. Bonmati E, Hu Y, Sindhwani N, Dietz HP, D’hooge J, Barratt D, Deprest J, Vercauteren T.  Automatic segmentation method of pelvic floor levator hiatus in ultrasound using a self-normalising neural network ? Journal of Medical Imaging 2018; 5(2), 021206 (2018). doi:10.1117/1.JMI.5.2.021206

291. Dietz HP, Scoti F, Subramaniam N, Friedman T, Shek K. The impact of subsequent pregnancies on pelvic floor functional anatomy. Int Urogynecol J 2018; DOI: 10.1007/s00192-018-3567-9

292. Wen L, Shek KL, Subramaniam N, Friedman T, Dietz HP. Correlations between sonographic and urodynamic findings after midurethral sling surgery. J Urol accepted 21.12.17

293. Kamisan Atan I, Lin S, Herbison P, Dietz HP, Wilson PD for the PROLONG Study Group: It’s the first vaginal birth that does most of the damage. IUGJ accepted 3.1.18

294. Caudwell Hall J, Kamisan Atan I, Martin A, Guzman Rojas R, Langer S, Shek KL, Dietz HP.  Can pelvic floor traume be predicted antenatally? Acta Obstet Gynaecol Scand 2018; doi: 10.1111/aogs.13315

295. Kamisan Atan I, Lin S, Dietz HP, Herbison P, Wilson PD, for the ProLong Study Group. Levator avulsion is associated with pelvic organ prolapse. Accepted, JUM 23.2.18

296. Turel F, Caagbay D, Dietz HP.  The prevalence of major birth trauma in Nepali women. J Ultrasound Med, accepted 27.2.18

297. Turel F, Langer S, Shek KL, Dietz HP. Long-term follow-up of Obstetric Anal Sphincter Injury. Dis Colon Rectum accepted 8.3.18