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H. Henry Lai, MD

Associate Professor, Surgery
Division of Urologic Surgery

Specialty Areas

Urologic Surgery
Urology
Female Urology

Board Certifications


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.

  • Maps & Directions
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

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

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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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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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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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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Changes in symptoms during urologic chronic pelvic pain syndrome symptom flares: findings from one site of the MAPP Research Network.
Sutcliffe S, Colditz GA, Pakpahan R, Bradley CS, Goodman MS, Andriole GL, Lai HH
Neurourol Urodyn. 2015 Feb; 34(2)188-95. doi: 10.1002/nau.22534.

PMID:
    24273163
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Bacterial colonization rate of InterStim and infection outcome with staged testing.
Lai HH, Grewal S
Urology. 2013 Dec; 82(6)1255-60. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2013.08.034.

PMID:
    24139356
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Oocyte vitrification in a single woman with diminished ovarian reserve resulting in live birth.
Wang HL, Huang SC, Jiang WY, Lai HH
Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Dec; 51(4)651-3. doi: 10.1016/j.tjog.2012.09.025.

PMID:
    23276575
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A comparison of chlorhexidine-alcohol versus povidone-iodine for eliminating skin flora before genitourinary prosthetic surgery: a randomized controlled trial.
Yeung LL, Grewal S, Bullock A, Lai HH, Brandes SB
J Urol. 2013 Jan; 189(1)136-40. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2012.08.086.

PMID:
    23164373
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The surgical learning curve of artificial urinary sphincter implantation: implications for prosthetic training and referral.
Lai HH, Boone TB
J Urol. 2013 Apr; 189(4)1437-43. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2012.10.116.

PMID:
    23123374
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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ALDH-positive lung cancer stem cells confer resistance to epidermal growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitors.
Huang CP, Tsai MF, Chang TH, Tang WC, Chen SY, Lai HH, Lin TY, Yang JC, Yang PC, Shih JY, Lin SB
Cancer Lett. 2013 Jan 1; 328(1)144-51. doi: 10.1016/j.canlet.2012.08.021.

PMID:
    22935675
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Anatomical feasibility of performing intercostal and ilioinguinal nerve to pelvic nerve transfer: a possible technique to restore lower urinary tract innervation.
Brown JM, Barbe MF, Albo ME, Lai HH, Ruggieri MR Sr
J Neurosurg Spine. 2012 Oct; 17(4)357-62. doi: 10.3171/2012.7.SPINE12214.

PMID:
    22881037
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Polysymptomatic, polysyndromic presentation of patients with urological chronic pelvic pain syndrome.
Lai HH, North CS, Andriole GL, Sayuk GS, Hong BA
J Urol. 2012 Jun; 187(6)2106-12. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2012.01.081.

PMID:
    22503014
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Complex artificial urinary sphincter revision and reimplantation cases--how do they fare compared to virgin cases?
Lai HH, Boone TB
J Urol. 2012 Mar; 187(3)951-5. doi: 10.1016/j.juro.2011.10.153.

PMID:
    22264456
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Incontinence: what is the learning curve for artificial urinary sphincter surgery?
Lai HH
Nat Rev Urol. 2011 Aug 2; 8(9)475-6. doi: 10.1038/nrurol.2011.114.

PMID:
    21811226
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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