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H. Henry Lai, MD

Associate Professor, Surgery
Division of Urologic Surgery

Specialty Areas

Urologic Surgery
Urology
Female Urology

Board Certifications

Urology
Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

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.

  • Location(s)
  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Location(s)

Location(s)

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

Probiotic <i>Lactobacillus casei</i>: Effective for Managing Childhood Diarrhea by Altering Gut Microbiota and Attenuating Fecal Inflammatory Markers.
Lai HH, Chiu CH, Kong MS, Chang CJ, Chen CC
Nutrients. 2019 May 23; 11(5)pii: E1150. doi: 10.3390/nu11051150.

PMID:
    31126062
    [PubMed - in process]
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SYMPTOM-BASED CLUSTERING OF MEN IN THE SYMPTOMS OF LOWER URINARY TRACT DYSFUNCTION RESEARCH NETWORK (LURN) OBSERVATIONAL COHORT STUDY.
Liu G, Andreev VP, Helmuth ME, Yang CC, Lai HH, Smith AR, Wiseman JB, Merion RM, Erickson BA, Cella D, Griffith JW, Gore JL, DeLancey JOL, Kirkali Z, LURN Study Group.
J Urol. 2019 May 23; 101097JU0000000000000354. doi: 10.1097/JU.0000000000000354.

PMID:
    31120372
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Editorial Comment.
Lai HH
J Urol. 2019 May 15; 10109701JU0000559827172559d. doi: 10.1097/01.JU.0000559827.17255.9d.

PMID:
    31090510
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Patient Characteristics Associated with More Bother from Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms.
Liu AB, Liu Q, Yang CC, Griffith JW, Smith AR, Helmuth ME, Lai HH, Amundsen CL, Erickson BA, Jelovsek JE, Agochukwu NQ, Mueller MG, Andreev VP, Weinfurt KP, Kenton KS, Fraser MO, Cameron AP, Kirkali Z, Gore JL, LURN Study Group.
J Urol. 2019 May 7; 101097JU0000000000000324. doi: 10.1097/JU.0000000000000324.

PMID:
    31063049
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Quantitative assessment of nonpelvic pressure pain sensitivity in urologic chronic pelvic pain syndrome: a MAPP Research Network study.
Harte SE, Schrepf A, Gallop R, Kruger GH, Lai HHH, Sutcliffe S, Halvorson M, Ichesco E, Naliboff BD, Afari N, Harris RE, Farrar JT, Tu F, Landis JR, Clauw DJ, MAPP Research Network.
Pain. 2019 Jun; 160(6)1270-1280. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001505.

PMID:
    31050659
    [PubMed - in process]
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Can 7- or 30-day recall questions capture self-reported lower urinary tract symptoms accurately?
Flynn KE, Mansfield SA, Smith AR, Gillespie BW, Bradley CS, Cella D, Clemens JQ, Helmuth ME, Lai HH, Kirkali Z, Talaty P, Weinfurt KP, LURN Study Group.
J Urol. 2019 Apr 30; 101097JU0000000000000310. doi: 10.1097/JU.0000000000000310.

PMID:
    31039099
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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The Severity and Distribution of Nonurologic Pain and Urogenital Pain in Overactive Bladder are Intermediate Between Interstitial Cystitis and Controls.
Thu JHL, Vetter J, Lai HH
Urology. 2019 Apr 26; pii: S0090-4295(19)30373-5. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2019.03.030.

PMID:
    31034917
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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The Distribution of Post-Void Residual Volumes in People Seeking Care in the Symptoms of Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction Network Observational Cohort Study With Comparison to Asymptomatic Populations.
Peterson AC, Smith AR, Fraser MO, Yang CC, DeLancey JOL, Gillespie BW, Gore JL, Talaty P, Andreev VP, Kreder KJ, Mueller MG, Lai HH, Erickson BA, Kirkali Z, LURN Study Group.
Urology. 2019 Apr 21; pii: S0090-4295(19)30364-4. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2019.01.069.

PMID:
    31018115
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Biomarkers implicated in lower urinary tract symptoms: systematic review and pathway analyses.
Siddiqui NY, Helfand BT, Andreev VP, Kowalski JT, Bradley MS, Lai HH, Berger MB, Mueller MG, Bickhaus JA, Packiam VT, Fenner D, Gillispie BW, Kirkali Z, Symptoms of Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction Research Network (LURN).
J Urol. 2019 Mar 29; 101097JU0000000000000257. doi: 10.1097/JU.0000000000000257.

PMID:
    30925127
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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A Novel Proteomics Approach to Identify Serum and Urinary Biomarkers and Pathways that Associate with Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms in Men and Women: Pilot Results of the Symptoms of Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction Research Network (LURN) Study.
Helfand BT, Andreev VP, Siddiqui NY, Liu G, Erickson BA, Helmuth ME, Lutgendorf SK, Lai HH, Kirkali Z, LURN Study Group.
Urology. 2019 Mar 25; pii: S0090-4295(19)30307-3. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2019.03.014.

PMID:
    30922973
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Clustering of Patients with Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome and Chronic Prostatitis/Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome.
Lai HH, Thu JHL, Moh FV, Paradis A, Vetter J
J Urol. 2019 Mar 27; 101097JU0000000000000250. doi: 10.1097/JU.0000000000000250.

PMID:
    30916629
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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The Comprehensive Assessment of Self-Reported Urinary Symptoms: A New Tool for Research on Subtypes of Patients with Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms.
Weinfurt KP, Griffith JW, Flynn KE, Cella D, Bavendam T, Wiseman JB, Andreev VP, Lai HH, Liu AB, Kirkali Z, Cameron AP, Bradley CS, LURN Study Group.
J Urol. 2019 Jun; 201(6)1177-1183. doi: 10.1097/JU.0000000000000140.

PMID:
    30730410
    [PubMed - in process]
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Management of Symptom Flares and Patient-reported Flare Triggers in Interstitial Cystitis/Bladder Pain Syndrome (IC/BPS)-Findings From One Site of the MAPP Research Network.
Lai HH, Vetter J, Song J, Andriole GL, Colditz GA, Sutcliffe S
Urology. 2019 Apr; 12624-33. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2019.01.012.

PMID:
    30682464
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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TARBP2-mediated destabilization of Nanog overcomes sorafenib resistance in hepatocellular carcinoma.
Lai HH, Li CW, Hong CC, Sun HY, Chiu CF, Ou DL, Chen PS
Mol Oncol. 2019 Apr; 13(4)928-945. doi: 10.1002/1878-0261.12449.

PMID:
    30657254
    [PubMed - in process]
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A wireless closed-loop system for optogenetic peripheral neuromodulation.
Mickle AD, Won SM, Noh KN, Yoon J, Meacham KW, Xue Y, McIlvried LA, Copits BA, Samineni VK, Crawford KE, Kim DH, Srivastava P, Kim BH, Min S, Shiuan Y, Yun Y, Payne MA, Zhang J, Jang H, Li Y, Lai HH, Huang Y, Park SI, Gereau RW 4th, Rogers JA
Nature. 2019 Jan; 565(7739)361-365. doi: 10.1038/s41586-018-0823-6.

PMID:
    30602791
    [PubMed - in process]
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Urologic chronic pelvic pain syndrome: insights from the MAPP Research Network.
Clemens JQ, Mullins C, Ackerman AL, Bavendam T, van Bokhoven A, Ellingson BM, Harte SE, Kutch JJ, Lai HH, Martucci KT, Moldwin R, Naliboff BD, Pontari MA, Sutcliffe S, Landis JR, MAPP Research Network Study Group.
Nat Rev Urol. 2019 Mar; 16(3)187-200. doi: 10.1038/s41585-018-0135-5.

PMID:
    30560936
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Human Immunodeficiency Virus Increases the Risk of Incident Heart Failure.
Yen YF, Ko MC, Yen MY, Hu BS, Wang TH, Chuang PH, Lai HH, Chen CC, Deng CY
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2019 Mar 1; 80(3)255-263. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000001917.

PMID:
    30531301
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Symptom Duration in Patients With Urologic Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndrome is not Associated With Pain Severity, Nonurologic Syndromes and Mental Health Symptoms: A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Study of Chronic Pelvic Pain Network Study.
Rodríguez LV, Stephens AJ, Clemens JQ, Buchwald D, Yang C, Lai HH, Krieger JN, Newcomb C, Bradley CS, Naliboff B, MAPP Research Network.
Urology. 2019 Feb; 12414-22. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2018.11.015.

PMID:
    30452963
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Anisotropic Pinning-Effect of Inclusions in Mg-Based Low-Carbon Steel.
Lin CK, Lai HH, Su YF, Lin GR, Hwang WS, Kuo JC
Materials (Basel). 2018 Nov 11; 11(11)pii: E2241. doi: 10.3390/ma11112241.

PMID:
    30423884
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Relationship Between Central Obesity, General Obesity, Overactive Bladder Syndrome and Urinary Incontinence Among Male and Female Patients Seeking Care for Their Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms.
Lai HH, Helmuth ME, Smith AR, Wiseman JB, Gillespie BW, Kirkali Z, Symptoms of Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction Research Network (LURN).
Urology. 2019 Jan; 12334-43. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2018.09.012.

PMID:
    30393054
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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