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Prof. Chris Constantinou

Prof. Chris Constantinou

Stanford University Medical School, USA


Email: chris.constantinou@stanfordalumni.org


Qualifications


1973  Ph.D., Stanford University, USA

1968  M.Sc., Stanford University, USA


Publications (selected)

  1. Constantinou, CE Peng Q, Omata S Visualization of the Dynamics of the Female Pelvic Floor Reflex and Steady State Function Computational Vision and Medical Image Processing: Recent Trends Ed M. Tavares & Jorge, Springer (In press 2011).
  2. Constantinou, C.E, Korenblum, D. & Chen, B. (2011) Visualization of pelvic floor reflex and voluntary contractions. Studies Health Technology Information, 163: 138-143.
  3. Constantinou, C.E, McLean, L., Kuhl E. & Chen B. (2010) Image-Based Computation of the Dynamics of Pelvic Floor Deformation and Strain Visualization Analysis. Advances in Visual Computing III, 604-612.
  4. Jones R, Peng Q, Stokes M, Victor F Humphrey VF, Constantinou CE. The Mechanisms of Pelvic Floor Muscle (PFM) Function and the Effect on the Pelvic Floor and Urethra during a Cough. Europ J Urol, 57: 1101–1110, 2010.
  5. Constantinou CE. Dynamics of female pelvic floor function using urodynamics, ultrasound and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol., 144 Suppl 1: S159-165, 2009.
  6. Omata S, Constantinou CE. Spatial distribution of mechanical vaginal closure pressures using quadrant probe in comparison to ultrasound imaging. In: Computational Vision and Medical Image. Processing, 3-12, 2009.
  7. Rahmanian S, Jones R, Peng Q, Constantinou CE: Visualization of Biomechanical Properties Of Female Pelvic Floor Function Using Video Motion Tracking of Ultrasound Imaging. TECHNOLOGY AND INFORMATICS, 132; 390-395, 2008.
  8. Shishido K, Peng Q, Jones R, Omata S, Constantinou CE: Influence Of Pelvic Floor Muscle Contraction On The Profile Of Vaginal Closure Pressures Of Continent And Stress Urinary Incontinent Women. J Urol., 179(5) 1917-22, 2008.
  9. Peng Q, Jones RC, Shishido K, & Constantinou CE. Ultrasound evaluation of dynamic responses of female pelvic floor muscles. Ultrasound in Medicine & Biology, 33(3) 342-52, 2007.
  10. Constantinou CE & Omata S. Direction sensitive sensor probe for the evaluation of voluntary and reflex pelvic floor contractions. Neurourol & Urodyn, 26(3): 386-91, 2007.
  11. Constantinou CE, Omata S, Yoshimura Y, Peng Q. Evaluation of the dynamic responses of female pelvic floor using a novel vaginal probe. Ann NY Academy Sci., 1101: 297-315, 2007.
  12. Dumoulin C, Peng Q, Stodkilde-Jorgensen H, Shishido K, Constantinou CE. Changes in Levator Ani Anatomical Configuration Following Physiotherapy in Women with Stress Urinary Incontinence. J Urol., 178, 970-977, 2007.
  13. Peng Q, Jones R, Omata S, and Constantinou CE; Spatial Distribution of Vaginal Closure Pressures of Continent and Stress Urinary Incontinent Women. Physiological Measurements, 28(11): 1429-1450, 2007.
  14. Peng Q, Jones RC & Constantinou CE. Application Of 2D Ultrasound Image Processing In Identifying The Dynamic Response Of The Urogenital Structures To Voluntary And Reflex Pelvic Floor Contractions. Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 4 (3): 477-493, 2006.