Our Studies and Publications

Read the Latest from the West County Plastic Surgeons Team

The doctors at West County Plastic Surgeons are committed to staying at the forefront of vaginal rejuvenation, which is why they routinely contribute to studies and author publications related to that specific field—and women's health in general.

Read the latest journal submissions and more from our patient-focused plastic surgeons, Dr. Marissa Tenenbaum and Dr. Terry Myckatyn.

Vaginal Laxity, Sexual Distress, and Sexual Dysfunction: A Cross-Sectional Study in a Plastic Surgery Practice

Aesthetic Surgery Journal
2018, 1–8
© 2018 The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Inc. Reprints and permission: journals.permissions@oup.com DOI: 10.1093/asj/sjx255
www.aestheticsurgeryjournal.com

Oxford University Press

Nonsurgical Vulvovaginal Rejuvenation With Radiofrequency and Laser Devices: A Literature Review and Comprehensive Update for Aesthetic Surgeons

Aesthetic Surgery Journal
2017, 1–10
© 2017 The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Inc. Reprints and permission: journals.permissions@oup.com DOI: 10.1093/asj/sjx138
www.aestheticsurgeryjournal.com

Oxford University Press
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Other Clinical Studies

"Vaginal Laxity: A poorly understood quality of life problem; a survey of physician members of the International Urogynecological Association (IUGA)"
By Rachel N. Pauls, Angela N. Feller & G. Willy Davila
Received: 11 November 2011 / Accepted: 18 March 2012 / Published June 06 2012
© The International Urogynecological Association 2012 Int Urogynecol J
DOI 10.1007/s00192-012-1757-4 Springer

"Radiofrequency Treatment of Vaginal Laxity after Vaginal Delivery: Nonsurgical Vaginal Tightening"
Leah S. Millheiser, MD, Rachel N. Pauls, MD, Seth Jordan Herbst, MD, & Bertha H. Chen, MD
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA.
© 2010 International Society for Sexual Medicine
DOI: 10.1111/j.1743-6109.2010.01910.x

"Laxity of the Vaginal Introitus After Childbirth: Nonsurgical Outpatient Procedure for Vaginal Tissue Restoration and Improved Sexual Satisfaction Using Low-Energy Radiofrequency Thermal Therapy"
By Yuki Sekiguchi, MD, PhD,1 Yukari Utsugisawa, MD, PhD,2 Yoko Azekosi, MD, PhD,1 Manami Kinjo, MD, PhD,1
Mihyon Song, MD,2 Yodhinobu Kubota, MD, PhD,3 Sheryl A. Kingsberg, PhD,4 and Michael L. Krychman, MD5
JOURNAL OF WOMEN’S HEALTH Volume 22, Number 9, 2013
© Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. DOI: 10.1089/jwh.2012.4123

"Non-ablative hyperthermic mesenchymal regeneration: A proposed mechanism of action based on the ViveveTM model"
By Jeffrey A. Vos, Ryan H. Livengood, Morris Jessop and James E. Coad *
West Virginia University Pathology Laboratory for Translational Medicine
Mailstop 9203, 1 Medical Center Drive, Morgantown, WV, USA 26506
Energy-based Treatment of Tissue and Assessment VI, edited by Thomas P. Ryan, Proc. of SPIE Vol.
7901 790104 · © 2011 SPIE · CCC code: 1605-7422/11/$18 ·
DOI: 10.1117/12.876859

"The Impact on Female Sexual Function of a Single-Treatment, Cryogen-Cooled Monopolar Radiofrequency (CMRF) Treatment: A Sub-Analysis of the VIVEVE I Randomized Clinical Trial"
By Michael Krychman, MD, MPH, Christopher G. Rowan, PhD, Ashley Yacoubian, BS, and Deborah Wilkerson, PhD
Viveve, Inc. ©2016

Vaginal Laxity Treatments In The Media

"Female Sexual Disorders: Treatment options in the pipeline"
By Michael L. Krychman, M.D. & Sheryl A. Kingsberg, PhD
ContemporaryOBGYN.net - November 2012

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