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H. Henry Lai, MD

Associate Professor, Surgery
Division of Urologic Surgery

Specialty Areas

Urologic Surgery
Urology
Female Urology

Board Certifications


Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Dr. Lai’s areas of expertise include: urodynamics, male and female urinary incontinence, vaginal prolapse (cystocele, rectocele, enterocele, vaginal vault prolapse), overactive bladder, neurogenic bladder, prosthetic surgery, neuromodulation, male and female voiding dysfunction, bladder substitution and urinary diversion, urethral diverticulum, urinary fistula, and interstitial cystitis.

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Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Center for Advanced Medicine

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: C
Floor: 11
Office Phone: 314-454-8149
Additional Phone: 314-362-8200
Fax: 314-454-5244

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
Medical Building One

1040 N. Mason Road
Creve Coeur, MO 63141

Office Phone: 314-362-8200
Fax: 314-361-2203

Education

Education

Fellowship: Neurourology, Urodynamics and Female Urology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 2007
Residency: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, 2005
Medical Degree: Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY 1999

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Pain and Urinary Symptoms Should Not Be Combined into 1 Score: Psychometric Findings from the MAPP Research Network.
Griffith JW, Stephens-Shields AJ, Hou X, Naliboff B, Pontari M, Edwards TC, Williams DA, Clemens JQ, Afari N, Tu F, Lloyd R, Patrick DL, Mullins C, Kusek JW, Sutcliffe S, Hong BA, Lai HH, Krieger JN, Bradley CS, Kim J, Landis JR
J Urol. 2015 Nov 14; pii: S0022-5347(15)05226-X. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2015.11.012.

PMID:
    26585679
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Impact of childhood and recent traumatic events on the clinical presentation of overactive bladder.
Lai HH, Morgan CD, Vetter J, Andriole GL
Neurourol Urodyn. 2015 Sep 1; doi: 10.1002/nau.22872.

PMID:
    26332868
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Painful Bladder Filling and Painful Urgency are Distinct Characteristics in Men and Women with Urological Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndromes: A MAPP Research Network Study.
Lai HH, Krieger JN, Pontari MA, Buchwald D, Hou X, Landis JR, MAPP Research Network
J Urol. 2015 Dec; 194(6)1634-41. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2015.05.105.

PMID:
    26192257
    [PubMed - in process]
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Revision Techniques After Artificial Urinary Sphincter Failure in Men: Results From a Multicenter Study.
Eswara JR, Chan R, Vetter JM, Lai HH, Boone TB, Brandes SB
Urology. 2015 Jul; 86(1)176-80. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2015.04.023.

PMID:
    26142602
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Urological chronic pelvic pain syndrome flares and their impact: qualitative analysis in the MAPP network.
Sutcliffe S, Bradley CS, Clemens JQ, James AS, Konkle KS, Kreder KJ, Lai HH, Mackey SC, Ashe-McNalley CP, Rodriguez LV, Barrell E, Hou X, Robinson NA, Mullins C, Berry SH
Int Urogynecol J. 2015 Jul; 26(7)1047-60. doi: 10.1007/s00192-015-2652-6.

PMID:
    25792349
    [PubMed - in process]
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Helicobacter Pylori Infection is Positively Associated with Metabolic Syndrome in Taiwanese Adults: a Cross-Sectional Study.
Chen TP, Hung HF, Chen MK, Lai HH, Hsu WF, Huang KC, Yang KC
Helicobacter. 2015 Jun; 20(3)184-91. doi: 10.1111/hel.12190.

PMID:
    25582223
    [PubMed - in process]
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Comparison of baseline urological symptoms in men and women in the MAPP research cohort.
Clemens JQ, Clauw DJ, Kreder K, Krieger JN, Kusek JW, Lai HH, Rodriguez L, Williams DA, Hou X, Stephens A, Landis JR, MAPP Research Network
J Urol. 2015 May; 193(5)1554-8. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2014.11.016.

PMID:
    25463989
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Relationship between chronic nonurological associated somatic syndromes and symptom severity in urological chronic pelvic pain syndromes: baseline evaluation of the MAPP study.
Krieger JN, Stephens AJ, Landis JR, Clemens JQ, Kreder K, Lai HH, Afari N, Rodríguez L, Schaeffer A, Mackey S, Andriole GL, Williams DA, MAPP Research Network
J Urol. 2015 Apr; 193(4)1254-62. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2014.10.086.

PMID:
    25444992
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Revisiting the stability of mini-implants used for orthodontic anchorage.
Yao CC, Chang HH, Chang JZ, Lai HH, Lu SC, Chen YJ
J Formos Med Assoc. 2015 Nov; 114(11)1122-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jfma.2014.08.001.

PMID:
    25260551
    [PubMed - in process]
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Clinical trials: Placebo effects in interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome.
Lai HH
Nat Rev Urol. 2014 Sep; 11(9)494-5. doi: 10.1038/nrurol.2014.204.

PMID:
    25112850
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The MAPP research network: design, patient characterization and operations.
Landis JR, Williams DA, Lucia MS, Clauw DJ, Naliboff BD, Robinson NA, van Bokhoven A, Sutcliffe S, Schaeffer AJ, Rodriguez LV, Mayer EA, Lai HH, Krieger JN, Kreder KJ, Afari N, Andriole GL, Bradley CS, Griffith JW, Klumpp DJ, Hong BA, Lutgendorf SK, Buchwald D, Yang CC, Mackey S, Pontari MA, Hanno P, Kusek JW, Mullins C, Clemens JQ, MAPP Research Network Study Group
BMC Urol. 2014 Aug 1; 1458. doi: 10.1186/1471-2490-14-58.

PMID:
    25085119
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Risk factors and clinical outcome of sulbactam nonsusceptibility in monomicrobial Acinetobacter nosocomialis bacteremia.
Lai HH, Liou BH, Chang YY, Kuo SC, Lee YT, Chen TL, Fung CP
J Microbiol Immunol Infect. 2014 Jul 28; pii: S1684-1182(14)00115-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jmii.2014.06.004.

PMID:
    25081987
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Novel peptides suppress VEGFR-3 activity and antagonize VEGFR-3-mediated oncogenic effects.
Chang YW, Su CM, Su YH, Ho YS, Lai HH, Chen HA, Kuo ML, Hung WC, Chen YW, Wu CH, Chen PS, Su JL
Oncotarget. 2014 Jun 15; 5(11)3823-35.

PMID:
    25003617
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Mechanoregulation of osteoblast-like MG-63 cell activities by cyclic stretching.
Chen YJ, Chang MC, Jane Yao CC, Lai HH, Chang JZ, Jeng JH
J Formos Med Assoc. 2014 Jul; 113(7)447-53. doi: 10.1016/j.jfma.2012.10.003.

PMID:
    24961187
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The overlap and distinction of self-reported symptoms between interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome and overactive bladder: a questionnaire based analysis.
Lai HH, Vetter J, Jain S, Gereau RW 4th, Andriole GL
J Urol. 2014 Dec; 192(6)1679-85. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2014.05.102.

PMID:
    24907443
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Urological chronic pelvic pain syndrome symptom flares: characterisation of the full range of flares at two sites in the Multidisciplinary Approach to the Study of Chronic Pelvic Pain (MAPP) Research Network.
Sutcliffe S, Colditz GA, Goodman MS, Pakpahan R, Vetter J, Ness TJ, Andriole GL, Lai HH
BJU Int. 2014 Dec; 114(6)916-25. doi: 10.1111/bju.12778.

PMID:
    24730356
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Carbon dioxide insufflation can significantly reduce toilet use after colonoscopy: a double-blind randomized controlled trial.
Hsu WF, Hu WH, Chen YN, Lai HH, Chen MK, Chang LC, Tu CH, Chou CK, Wang HP, Wu MS, Chiu HM
Endoscopy. 2014 Mar; 46(3)190-5. doi: 10.1055/s-0034-1365016.

PMID:
    24573730
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Urological symptoms in a subset of patients with urological chronic pelvic pain syndrome and a polysymptomatic, polysyndromic pattern of presentation.
Lai HH, North CS, Andriole GL, Cupps L, Song D, Ness TJ, Hong BA
J Urol. 2014 Jun; 191(6)1802-7. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2013.12.031.

PMID:
    24361369
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Segmental hyperalgesia to mechanical stimulus in interstitial cystitis/bladder pain syndrome: evidence of central sensitization.
Lai HH, Gardner V, Ness TJ, Gereau RW 4th
J Urol. 2014 May; 191(5)1294-9. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2013.11.099.

PMID:
    24316091
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Violation of the entanglement area law in bosonic systems with Bose surfaces: possible application to Bose metals.
Lai HH, Yang K, Bonesteel NE
Phys Rev Lett. 2013 Nov 22; 111(21)210402.

PMID:
    24313468
    [PubMed]
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