Hysterectomy - still a useful operation.
Schaffer, J.I., Word, R. A. N. Engl. J. Med. October 2002 347(17) 1360-1362
Morphometric analysis of smooth muscle in anterior vaginal wall of women with pelvic organ prolapse.
Boreham, M.K., Wai, C.Y., Miller, R.T., Schaffer, J.I., Word, R.A. Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol. July 2002 187 56-63
Distribution and quantification of cyclic GMP-dependent protein kinase and contractile proteins in human uterine smooth muslce during pregnancy.
Cornwell, T.L., Li, J., Miller, R.T., Word, R.A. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 2001 86(8) 3981-3988
Activation properties of myosin light chain kinase during contraction/relaxation cycles of tonic and phasic smooth muscles.
Word, R.A., Tang, D.C., Kamm, K.E. J. Biol. Chem. 1994 269 21596-21602
Contractile elements and myosin light chain phosphorylation in myometrial tissues from nonpregnant and pregnant women.
Word, R.A., Kamm, K.E., Casey, M.L., Stull, J.T. J. Clin. Invest. 1993 92 29-37
Transgene insertion on mouse chromosome 6 impairs function of the uterine cervix and causes failure of parturition.
Word RA, Landrum CP, Timmons BC, Young SG, Mahendroo MS. Biol Reprod Epub 2005 73 1046-1056
Immunosuppressive factors secreted by human amniotic epithelial cells.
Li H, Nidderkorn JY, Neelam S, Mayhew E, Word RA, McCulley JP, Alizadeh H. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2005 46 900-907
Human myometrial gene expression before and during parturition.
Havelock JC, Keller P, Muleba N, Mayhew BA, Casey BM, Rainey WE, Word RA. Biol Reprod 2005 72(3) 707-19
Differential expression of protein kinase A, AKAP79, and PP2B in pregnant human myometrial membranes prior to and during labor.
Ku J, Word RA, Sanborn BM. J Soc Gynecol Invest 2005 12(6) 421-7
Effect of periurethral nerve injury on relaxation of the female bladder and urethra smooth muscle: Role of nitric oxide.
Wai CY, Boreham MK, Liehr P, Schaffer JI, Word RA. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2003 189 1637-45