Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health (Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery)
Downing KT, Hoyte LP, Warfield SK, Weidner AC. 2007. Racial Differences in Pelvic Floor Muscle Thickness in Asymptomatic Nulliparas as Seen on MRI Based 3-D Color Thickness Mapping. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2007 Dec;197(6):625.e1-4.
Downing KT. Vertebral osteomyelitis and epidural abscess after laparoscopic uterus-preserving cervicosacropexy. J Minim Invasive Gynecol. 2008 May-Jun;15(3):370-2.
Aydin M, Downing K, Villegas G, Zhang X, Chua R, Melman A, Disanto ME. The sphingosine-1-phosphate pathway is upregulated in response to partial urethral obstruction in male rats and activates RhoA/Rho-kinase signalling. BJU Int. 2010 Aug;106(4):562-71.
Downing, K. Uterine Prolapse: From Antiquity to Today. Obstet Gynecol Int. 2012; 2012: 649459
Aydin M, Wang HZ, Zhang X, Chua R, Downing K, Melman A, Disanto ME. Large-conductance calcium-activated potassium channel activity, as determined by whole-cell patch clamp recording, is decreased in urinary bladder smooth muscle cells from male rats with partial urethral obstruction. BJU Int. 2012 Oct;110(8 Pt B):E402-8.
K. T. Downing1, F. A. Strube1, M. S. Mikhail2, M. E. DiSanto1. PREGNANCY WITH AND WITHOUT BIRTH TRAUMA MODULATES THE GENE EXPRESSION OF PROTEINS INVOLVED IN ELASTIC FIBER HOMEOSTASIS IN THE RAT VAGINA. Op J Obstet and Gynecol. 2013, 3:603-608.
K. T. Downing1, M. Billah2, E. Raparia2, A. Shah2, M. Silverstein2, A. Ahmad2, G. S. Boutis2. The role of mode of delivery on elastic fiber architecture and vaginal vault elasticity: A rodent model study. J Mech Behav of Biomed Mater. 2014 Jan; 29:190-198.
Ava Leegant MD, Lisa C. Zuckerwise MD, Keith T. Downing MD, Jurriaan Brouwer-Visser MS, Changcheng Zhu MD, Maria Jose Cossio, Felix Strube MD, Xianhong Xie PhD, Erika Banks MD, and Gloria S Huang MD. Transforming growth factor-ß1 and extracellular matrix protease expression in the uterosacral ligaments of patients with and without pelvic organ prolapsed. Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg. 2015 Jan-Feb;21(1):53-8.
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