Lapitan, Marie Carmela M.

Institute of Clinical Epidemiology
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Research Areas: 
Female Urology and Incontinence
Voiding Dysfunction
Patient Safety
Health Informatics
"My research interests include urinary incontinence epidemiology and management, general urology, health informatics, medical education and surgical training and patient safety. I have a good background and experience in conducting systematic reviews and meta-analysis and clinical / surgical trials."
Relevant Publications: 

1. Lapitan MCM, Cody JD.  Open retropubic colposuspension for urinary incontinence in women.  Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2016, Issue 2, Art. No.: CD002912.

 DOI : 10.1002/14651858. CD002912.pub6.

2. Nabor, M.I., Buckley, BS, Lapitan, M.C. Compliance with international guidelines on antibiotic prophylaxis for elective surgeries at a tertiary level hospital in the Philippines, Healthcare Infection 2015 vol 20, pp 145-151

3. Clement K, Burden H, Warren K, Lapitan M, Omar M, Drake M. Invasive urodynamic studies for the management of lower urinary tract symptoms (LUTS) in men with voiding dysfunction. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2015, Issue 4. Art. No : CD011179. DOI : 10.1002/14651958. 2.

4. Genuino GAS, Baluyut-Angeles KV, Espiritu AP, Lapitan MC, Buckley BS. Toical petrolatum gel alone versus silver sulfadiazine with standard gauze dressing for the treatment of superfiial partial thickness burns in adults : A randomized controlled trial. Burns 2014 Vol 40 pp 1267-73. http://dx.doi.org10.1016/j.burns 2014.07.024

5. Raymundo R, Plaza A, Lapitan M.  “Analysis of ERG (ETS-related gene) oncoprotein overexpression in a   Filipino population with prostate cancer using a novel ERG monoclonal antibody”, The Prostate 2014 Aug; 74(11): 1079-85. Do: 10.1002/pros 22791. Epub 2014 jun 9