Associate Professor Ka Shek

Honorary Associate Professor
Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Neonatology, Nepean Clinical School

Telephone +61 2 4734 4298
Fax 4734 1817

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Selected grants

2013

  • Epidural analgesia and obstetric performance; Shek K, Dietz H; Nepean Medical Research Foundation/Project Grant.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Wong, V., Shek, K., Rane, A., Lee, J., Rosamilia, A., Dietz, H. (2014). A comparison of two different mesh kit systems for anterior compartment prolapse repair. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 54(3), 212-217. [More Information]
  • Wong, V., Shek, K., Goh, J., Krause, H., Martin, A., Dietz, H. (2014). Cystocele recurrence after anterior colporrhaphy with and without mesh use. European Journal of Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, 172(1), 131-135. [More Information]
  • Thibault-Gagnon, S., Yusuf, S., Langer, S., Wong, V., Shek, K., Martin, A., Dietz, H. (2014). Do women notice the impact of childbirth-related levator trauma on pelvic floor and sexual function? Results of an observational ultrasound study. International Urogynecology Journal, 25(10), 1389-1398. [More Information]
  • Dixit, P., Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2014). How common is pelvic floor muscle atrophy after vaginal childbirth? Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 43(1), 83-88. [More Information]
  • Guzman Rojas, R., Wong, V., Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2014). Impact of levator trauma on pelvic floor muscle function. International Urogynecology Journal, 25(3), 375-380. [More Information]
  • Rodrigo, N., Wong, V., Shek, K., Martin, A., Dietz, H. (2014). The use of 3-dimensional ultrasound of the pelvic floor to predict recurrence risk after pelvic reconstructive surgery. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 54(3), 206-211. [More Information]
  • Shek, K., Wong, V., Lee, J., Rosamilia, A., Rane, A., Krause, H., Goh, J., Dietz, H. (2013). Anterior compartment mesh: a descriptive study of mesh anchoring failure. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 42(6), 699-704. [More Information]
  • Pineda, M., Shek, K., Wong, V., Dietz, H. (2013). Can hiatal ballooning be determined by two-dimensional translabial ultrasound? Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 53(5), 489-493. [More Information]
  • Dietz, H., Shek, K., Daly, O., Korda, A. (2013). Can levator avulsion be repaired surgically? A prospective surgical pilot study. International Urogynecology Journal, 24(6), 1011-1015. [More Information]
  • Dietz, H., Nazemian, K., Shek, K., Martin, A. (2013). Can urodynamic stress incontinence be diagnosed by ultrasound? International Urogynecology Journal, 24(8), 1399-1403. [More Information]
  • Volloyhaug, I., Wong, V., Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2013). Does levator avulsion cause distension of the genital hiatus and perineal body? International Urogynecology Journal, 24(7), 1161-1165. [More Information]
  • Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2013). Elective caesarean delivery - the right choice for whom? Current Women's Health Reviews, 9(1), 50-55.
  • Andrew, B., Shek, K., Chantarasorn, V., Dietz, H. (2013). Enlargement of the levator hiatus in female pelvic organ prolapse: Cause or effect? Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 53(1), 74-78. [More Information]
  • Gerges, B., Kamisan Atan, I., Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2013). How to determine “ballooning�? of the levator hiatus on clinical examination: a retrospective observational study. International Urogynecology Journal, 24(11), 1933-1937. [More Information]
  • Wong, V., Shek, K., Rane, A., Goh, J., Krause, H., Dietz, H. (2013). Is levator avulsion a predictor of cystocele recurrence following anterior vaginal mesh placement? Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 42(2), 230-234. [More Information]
  • Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2013). Pelvic floor ultrasonography: An update. Minerva ginecologica, 65(1), 1-20. [More Information]
  • Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2013). Surgical repair of bilateral levator ani muscles with ultrasound guidance: comment. International Urogynecology Journal, 24(2), 355-355. [More Information]
  • Guzman Rojas, R., Shek, K., Langer, S., Dietz, H. (2013). The prevalence of anal sphincter injury in primiparous women. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 42(4), 461-466. [More Information]
  • Dietz, H., Franco, A., Shek, K., Kirby, A. (2012). Avulsion injury and levator hiatal ballooning: two independent risk factors for prolapse? An observational study. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, 91, 211-214. [More Information]
  • Khunda, A., Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2012). Can ballooning of the levator hiatus be determined clinically? American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 206(3), 246.e1-246.e4. [More Information]
  • Dietz, H., Velez Sanchez, D., Shek, K., Martin, A. (2012). Determination of postvoid residual by translabial ultrasound. International Urogynecology Journal, 23(12), 1749-1752. [More Information]
  • Dietz, H., Moegni, F., Shek, K. (2012). Diagnosis of levator avulsion injury: A comparison of three methods. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 40(6), 693-698. [More Information]
  • Dietz, H., Shek, K., Chantarasorn, V., Langer, S. (2012). Do women notice the effect of childbirth-related pelvic floor trauma? Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 52(3), 277-281. [More Information]
  • Dietz, H., Bond, V., Shek, K. (2012). Does childbirth alter the reflex pelvic floor response to coughing? Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 39(5), 569-573. [More Information]
  • Shek, K., Chantarasorn, V., Langer, S., Dietz, H. (2012). Does levator trauma 'heal'? Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 40(5), 570-575. [More Information]
  • Dietz, H., Shek, K. (2012). Levator function and voluntary augmentation of maximum urethral closure pressure. International Urogynecology Journal, 23(8), 1035-1040. [More Information]
  • Chantarasorn, V., Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2012). Mobility of the perineal body and anorectal junction before and after childbirth. International Urogynecology Journal, 23(6), 729-733. [More Information]
  • Dietz, H., Erdmann, M., Shek, K. (2012). Reflex contraction of the levator ani in women symptomatic for pelvic floor disorders. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 40(2), 215-218. [More Information]
  • Shek, K., Kruger, J., Dietz, H. (2012). The effect of pregnancy on hiatal dimensions and urethral mobility: an observational study. International Urogynecology Journal, 23(11), 1561-1567. [More Information]
  • Orejuela, F., Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2012). The time factor in the assessment of prolapse and levator ballooning. International Urogynecology Journal, 23(2), 175-178. [More Information]
  • Adisuroso, T., Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2012). Tomographic imaging of the pelvic floor in nulliparous women: limits of normality. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 39(6), 698-703. [More Information]
  • Mulder, F., Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2012). What's a proper push? The Valsalva manoeuvre revisited. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 52(3), 282-285. [More Information]
  • Dietz, H., Wong, V., Shek, K. (2011). A simplified method for determining hiatal biometry. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 51(6), 540-543. [More Information]
  • Dietz, H., Bhalla, R., Chantarasorn, V., Shek, K. (2011). Avulsion of the puborectalis muscle is associated with asymmetry of the levator hiatus. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 37(6), 723-726. [More Information]
  • Shek, K., Chantarasorn, V., Langer, S., Phipps, H., Dietz, H. (2011). Does the Epi-No® Birth Trainer reduce levator trauma? A randomised controlled trial. International Urogynecology Journal, 22(12), 1521-1528. [More Information]
  • Dietz, H., Erdmann, M., Shek, K. (2011). Mesh Contraction: Myth or Reality? American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 204(2), 173.e1-173.e4. [More Information]
  • Rodrigo, N., Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2011). Rectal intussusception is associated with abnormal levator ani muscle structure and morphometry. Techniques in Coloproctology, 15(1), 39-43. [More Information]
  • Chantarasorn, V., Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2011). Sonographic appearance of transobturator slings: implications for function and dysfunction. International Urogynecology Journal, 22(4), 493-498. [More Information]
  • Chantarasorn, V., Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2011). Sonographic detection of puborectalis muscle avulsion is not associated with anal incontinence. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 51(2), 130-135. [More Information]
  • Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2010). Can levator avulsion be predicted antenatally? American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 202(6), 586.e1-586.e6. [More Information]
  • Eisenberg, V., Chantarasorn, V., Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2010). Does levator ani injury affect cystocele type? Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 36(5), 618-623. [More Information]
  • Shek, K., Pirpiris, A., Dietz, H. (2010). Does levator avulsion increase urethral mobility? European Journal of Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, 153(2), 215-219. [More Information]
  • Weemhoff, M., Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2010). Effects of age on levator function and morphometry of the levator hiatus in women with pelvic floor disorders. International Urogynecology Journal, 21(9), 1137-1142. [More Information]
  • Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2010). Intrapartum risk factors for levator trauma. BJOG: an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology, 117(12), 1485-1492. [More Information]
  • Dietz, H., Chantarasorn, V., Shek, K. (2010). Levator avulsion is a risk factor for cystocele recurrence. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 36(1), 76-80. [More Information]
  • Model, A., Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2010). Levator defects are associated with prolapse after pelvic floor surgery. European Journal of Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, 153(2), 220-223. [More Information]
  • Dietz, H., Bernardo, M., Kirby, A., Shek, K. (2010). Minimal criteria for the diagnosis of avulsion of the puborectalis muscle by tomographic ultrasound. International Urogynecology Journal, 22(6), 699-704. [More Information]
  • Nader, R., Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2010). Predicting the outcome of induction of labour. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 50(4), 329-333. [More Information]
  • Shek, K., Dietz, H., Kirby, A. (2010). The Effect of Childbirth on Urethral Mobility: A Prospective Observational Study. The Journal of Urology, 184(2), 629-634. [More Information]
  • Dickie, K., Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2010). The relationship between urethral mobility and parity. BJOG: an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology, 117(10), 1220-1224. [More Information]
  • Shek, K., Chantarasorn, V., Dietz, H. (2010). The Urethral Motion Profile Before and After Suburethral Sling Placement. The Journal of Urology, 183(4), 1450-1454. [More Information]
  • Ismail, S., Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2010). Unilateral coronal diameters of the levator hiatus: baseline data for the automated detection of avulsion of the levator ani muscle. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 36(3), 375-378. [More Information]
  • Pirpiris, A., Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2010). Urethral mobility and urinary incontinence. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 36(4), 507-511. [More Information]
  • Dietz, H., Kirby, A., Shek, K., Bedwell, P. (2009). Does avulsion of the puborectalis muscle affect bladder function? International Urogynecology Journal, 20(8), 967-972. [More Information]
  • Svabik, K., Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2009). How much does the levator hiatus have to stretch during childbirth? BJOG: an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology, 116(12), 1657-1662. [More Information]
  • Dietz, H., Shek, K. (2009). Levator defects can be detected by 2D translabial ultrasound. International Urogynecology Journal, 20(7), 807-811. [More Information]
  • Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2009). The effect of childbirth on hiatal dimensions. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 113(6), 1272-1278. [More Information]
  • Shek, K., Abdool, Z., Dietz, H. (2009). The effect of levator avulsion on hiatal dimension and function. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 201(89), e1-e5. [More Information]
  • Dietz, H., Shek, K. (2009). Tomographic ultrasound imaging of the pelvic floor: Which levels matter most? Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 33(6), 698-703. [More Information]
  • Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2008). OC003: The effect of vaginal childbirth on levator hiatal dimensions. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 32(3), 243-244. [More Information]
  • Dietz, H., Shek, K. (2008). OP24.04: How best to evaluate tomographic pelvic floor ultrasound findings? Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 32(3), 394. [More Information]
  • Dietz, H., Shek, K. (2008). OP2411: Can levator avulsion be diagnosed by 2D translabial ultrasound? Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 32(3), 396-396. [More Information]
  • Shek, K., Rane, A., Goh, J., Dietz, H. (2008). Stress urinary incontinence after transobturator mesh for cystocele repair. International Urogynecology Journal, DOI 10.1007/s00192-008-0789-2, 1-5. [More Information]
  • Dietz, H., Abbu, A., Shek, K. (2008). The levator-urethra gap measurement: a more objective means of determining levator avulsion. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 32(7), 941-945. [More Information]
  • Dietz, H., Shek, K. (2008). The quantification of levator muscle resting tone by digital assessment. International Urogynecology Journal, 19(11), 1489-1493. [More Information]
  • Shek, K., Dietz, H., Rane, A., Balakrishnan, S. (2008). Transobturator mesh for cystocele repair: a short- to medium-term follow-up using 3D/4D ultrasound. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 32(1), 82-86. [More Information]
  • Shek, K., Rane, A., Goh, J., Dietz, H. (2007). OC256: Imaging of the Perigee transobturator mesh and its effect on stress incontinence. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 30(4), 446-446. [More Information]
  • De Leon, J., Steensma, A., Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2007). OC260: Ballooning: how to define abnormal distensibility of the levator hiatus. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 30(4), 447-447. [More Information]
  • Dietz, H., Shek, K. (2007). OC265: The 'urethral motion profile': a new method for assessing urethral mobility. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 30(4), 448-449. [More Information]

2014

  • Wong, V., Shek, K., Rane, A., Lee, J., Rosamilia, A., Dietz, H. (2014). A comparison of two different mesh kit systems for anterior compartment prolapse repair. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 54(3), 212-217. [More Information]
  • Wong, V., Shek, K., Goh, J., Krause, H., Martin, A., Dietz, H. (2014). Cystocele recurrence after anterior colporrhaphy with and without mesh use. European Journal of Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, 172(1), 131-135. [More Information]
  • Thibault-Gagnon, S., Yusuf, S., Langer, S., Wong, V., Shek, K., Martin, A., Dietz, H. (2014). Do women notice the impact of childbirth-related levator trauma on pelvic floor and sexual function? Results of an observational ultrasound study. International Urogynecology Journal, 25(10), 1389-1398. [More Information]
  • Dixit, P., Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2014). How common is pelvic floor muscle atrophy after vaginal childbirth? Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 43(1), 83-88. [More Information]
  • Guzman Rojas, R., Wong, V., Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2014). Impact of levator trauma on pelvic floor muscle function. International Urogynecology Journal, 25(3), 375-380. [More Information]
  • Rodrigo, N., Wong, V., Shek, K., Martin, A., Dietz, H. (2014). The use of 3-dimensional ultrasound of the pelvic floor to predict recurrence risk after pelvic reconstructive surgery. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 54(3), 206-211. [More Information]

2013

  • Shek, K., Wong, V., Lee, J., Rosamilia, A., Rane, A., Krause, H., Goh, J., Dietz, H. (2013). Anterior compartment mesh: a descriptive study of mesh anchoring failure. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 42(6), 699-704. [More Information]
  • Pineda, M., Shek, K., Wong, V., Dietz, H. (2013). Can hiatal ballooning be determined by two-dimensional translabial ultrasound? Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 53(5), 489-493. [More Information]
  • Dietz, H., Shek, K., Daly, O., Korda, A. (2013). Can levator avulsion be repaired surgically? A prospective surgical pilot study. International Urogynecology Journal, 24(6), 1011-1015. [More Information]
  • Dietz, H., Nazemian, K., Shek, K., Martin, A. (2013). Can urodynamic stress incontinence be diagnosed by ultrasound? International Urogynecology Journal, 24(8), 1399-1403. [More Information]
  • Volloyhaug, I., Wong, V., Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2013). Does levator avulsion cause distension of the genital hiatus and perineal body? International Urogynecology Journal, 24(7), 1161-1165. [More Information]
  • Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2013). Elective caesarean delivery - the right choice for whom? Current Women's Health Reviews, 9(1), 50-55.
  • Andrew, B., Shek, K., Chantarasorn, V., Dietz, H. (2013). Enlargement of the levator hiatus in female pelvic organ prolapse: Cause or effect? Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 53(1), 74-78. [More Information]
  • Gerges, B., Kamisan Atan, I., Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2013). How to determine “ballooning�? of the levator hiatus on clinical examination: a retrospective observational study. International Urogynecology Journal, 24(11), 1933-1937. [More Information]
  • Wong, V., Shek, K., Rane, A., Goh, J., Krause, H., Dietz, H. (2013). Is levator avulsion a predictor of cystocele recurrence following anterior vaginal mesh placement? Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 42(2), 230-234. [More Information]
  • Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2013). Pelvic floor ultrasonography: An update. Minerva ginecologica, 65(1), 1-20. [More Information]
  • Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2013). Surgical repair of bilateral levator ani muscles with ultrasound guidance: comment. International Urogynecology Journal, 24(2), 355-355. [More Information]
  • Guzman Rojas, R., Shek, K., Langer, S., Dietz, H. (2013). The prevalence of anal sphincter injury in primiparous women. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 42(4), 461-466. [More Information]

2012

  • Dietz, H., Franco, A., Shek, K., Kirby, A. (2012). Avulsion injury and levator hiatal ballooning: two independent risk factors for prolapse? An observational study. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, 91, 211-214. [More Information]
  • Khunda, A., Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2012). Can ballooning of the levator hiatus be determined clinically? American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 206(3), 246.e1-246.e4. [More Information]
  • Dietz, H., Velez Sanchez, D., Shek, K., Martin, A. (2012). Determination of postvoid residual by translabial ultrasound. International Urogynecology Journal, 23(12), 1749-1752. [More Information]
  • Dietz, H., Moegni, F., Shek, K. (2012). Diagnosis of levator avulsion injury: A comparison of three methods. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 40(6), 693-698. [More Information]
  • Dietz, H., Shek, K., Chantarasorn, V., Langer, S. (2012). Do women notice the effect of childbirth-related pelvic floor trauma? Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 52(3), 277-281. [More Information]
  • Dietz, H., Bond, V., Shek, K. (2012). Does childbirth alter the reflex pelvic floor response to coughing? Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 39(5), 569-573. [More Information]
  • Shek, K., Chantarasorn, V., Langer, S., Dietz, H. (2012). Does levator trauma 'heal'? Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 40(5), 570-575. [More Information]
  • Dietz, H., Shek, K. (2012). Levator function and voluntary augmentation of maximum urethral closure pressure. International Urogynecology Journal, 23(8), 1035-1040. [More Information]
  • Chantarasorn, V., Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2012). Mobility of the perineal body and anorectal junction before and after childbirth. International Urogynecology Journal, 23(6), 729-733. [More Information]
  • Dietz, H., Erdmann, M., Shek, K. (2012). Reflex contraction of the levator ani in women symptomatic for pelvic floor disorders. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 40(2), 215-218. [More Information]
  • Shek, K., Kruger, J., Dietz, H. (2012). The effect of pregnancy on hiatal dimensions and urethral mobility: an observational study. International Urogynecology Journal, 23(11), 1561-1567. [More Information]
  • Orejuela, F., Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2012). The time factor in the assessment of prolapse and levator ballooning. International Urogynecology Journal, 23(2), 175-178. [More Information]
  • Adisuroso, T., Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2012). Tomographic imaging of the pelvic floor in nulliparous women: limits of normality. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 39(6), 698-703. [More Information]
  • Mulder, F., Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2012). What's a proper push? The Valsalva manoeuvre revisited. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 52(3), 282-285. [More Information]

2011

  • Dietz, H., Wong, V., Shek, K. (2011). A simplified method for determining hiatal biometry. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 51(6), 540-543. [More Information]
  • Dietz, H., Bhalla, R., Chantarasorn, V., Shek, K. (2011). Avulsion of the puborectalis muscle is associated with asymmetry of the levator hiatus. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 37(6), 723-726. [More Information]
  • Shek, K., Chantarasorn, V., Langer, S., Phipps, H., Dietz, H. (2011). Does the Epi-No® Birth Trainer reduce levator trauma? A randomised controlled trial. International Urogynecology Journal, 22(12), 1521-1528. [More Information]
  • Dietz, H., Erdmann, M., Shek, K. (2011). Mesh Contraction: Myth or Reality? American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 204(2), 173.e1-173.e4. [More Information]
  • Rodrigo, N., Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2011). Rectal intussusception is associated with abnormal levator ani muscle structure and morphometry. Techniques in Coloproctology, 15(1), 39-43. [More Information]
  • Chantarasorn, V., Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2011). Sonographic appearance of transobturator slings: implications for function and dysfunction. International Urogynecology Journal, 22(4), 493-498. [More Information]
  • Chantarasorn, V., Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2011). Sonographic detection of puborectalis muscle avulsion is not associated with anal incontinence. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 51(2), 130-135. [More Information]

2010

  • Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2010). Can levator avulsion be predicted antenatally? American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 202(6), 586.e1-586.e6. [More Information]
  • Eisenberg, V., Chantarasorn, V., Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2010). Does levator ani injury affect cystocele type? Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 36(5), 618-623. [More Information]
  • Shek, K., Pirpiris, A., Dietz, H. (2010). Does levator avulsion increase urethral mobility? European Journal of Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, 153(2), 215-219. [More Information]
  • Weemhoff, M., Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2010). Effects of age on levator function and morphometry of the levator hiatus in women with pelvic floor disorders. International Urogynecology Journal, 21(9), 1137-1142. [More Information]
  • Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2010). Intrapartum risk factors for levator trauma. BJOG: an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology, 117(12), 1485-1492. [More Information]
  • Dietz, H., Chantarasorn, V., Shek, K. (2010). Levator avulsion is a risk factor for cystocele recurrence. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 36(1), 76-80. [More Information]
  • Model, A., Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2010). Levator defects are associated with prolapse after pelvic floor surgery. European Journal of Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, 153(2), 220-223. [More Information]
  • Dietz, H., Bernardo, M., Kirby, A., Shek, K. (2010). Minimal criteria for the diagnosis of avulsion of the puborectalis muscle by tomographic ultrasound. International Urogynecology Journal, 22(6), 699-704. [More Information]
  • Nader, R., Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2010). Predicting the outcome of induction of labour. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 50(4), 329-333. [More Information]
  • Shek, K., Dietz, H., Kirby, A. (2010). The Effect of Childbirth on Urethral Mobility: A Prospective Observational Study. The Journal of Urology, 184(2), 629-634. [More Information]
  • Dickie, K., Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2010). The relationship between urethral mobility and parity. BJOG: an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology, 117(10), 1220-1224. [More Information]
  • Shek, K., Chantarasorn, V., Dietz, H. (2010). The Urethral Motion Profile Before and After Suburethral Sling Placement. The Journal of Urology, 183(4), 1450-1454. [More Information]
  • Ismail, S., Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2010). Unilateral coronal diameters of the levator hiatus: baseline data for the automated detection of avulsion of the levator ani muscle. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 36(3), 375-378. [More Information]
  • Pirpiris, A., Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2010). Urethral mobility and urinary incontinence. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 36(4), 507-511. [More Information]

2009

  • Dietz, H., Kirby, A., Shek, K., Bedwell, P. (2009). Does avulsion of the puborectalis muscle affect bladder function? International Urogynecology Journal, 20(8), 967-972. [More Information]
  • Svabik, K., Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2009). How much does the levator hiatus have to stretch during childbirth? BJOG: an international journal of obstetrics and gynaecology, 116(12), 1657-1662. [More Information]
  • Dietz, H., Shek, K. (2009). Levator defects can be detected by 2D translabial ultrasound. International Urogynecology Journal, 20(7), 807-811. [More Information]
  • Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2009). The effect of childbirth on hiatal dimensions. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 113(6), 1272-1278. [More Information]
  • Shek, K., Abdool, Z., Dietz, H. (2009). The effect of levator avulsion on hiatal dimension and function. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 201(89), e1-e5. [More Information]
  • Dietz, H., Shek, K. (2009). Tomographic ultrasound imaging of the pelvic floor: Which levels matter most? Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 33(6), 698-703. [More Information]

2008

  • Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2008). OC003: The effect of vaginal childbirth on levator hiatal dimensions. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 32(3), 243-244. [More Information]
  • Dietz, H., Shek, K. (2008). OP24.04: How best to evaluate tomographic pelvic floor ultrasound findings? Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 32(3), 394. [More Information]
  • Dietz, H., Shek, K. (2008). OP2411: Can levator avulsion be diagnosed by 2D translabial ultrasound? Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 32(3), 396-396. [More Information]
  • Shek, K., Rane, A., Goh, J., Dietz, H. (2008). Stress urinary incontinence after transobturator mesh for cystocele repair. International Urogynecology Journal, DOI 10.1007/s00192-008-0789-2, 1-5. [More Information]
  • Dietz, H., Abbu, A., Shek, K. (2008). The levator-urethra gap measurement: a more objective means of determining levator avulsion. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 32(7), 941-945. [More Information]
  • Dietz, H., Shek, K. (2008). The quantification of levator muscle resting tone by digital assessment. International Urogynecology Journal, 19(11), 1489-1493. [More Information]
  • Shek, K., Dietz, H., Rane, A., Balakrishnan, S. (2008). Transobturator mesh for cystocele repair: a short- to medium-term follow-up using 3D/4D ultrasound. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 32(1), 82-86. [More Information]

2007

  • Shek, K., Rane, A., Goh, J., Dietz, H. (2007). OC256: Imaging of the Perigee transobturator mesh and its effect on stress incontinence. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 30(4), 446-446. [More Information]
  • De Leon, J., Steensma, A., Shek, K., Dietz, H. (2007). OC260: Ballooning: how to define abnormal distensibility of the levator hiatus. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 30(4), 447-447. [More Information]
  • Dietz, H., Shek, K. (2007). OC265: The 'urethral motion profile': a new method for assessing urethral mobility. Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, 30(4), 448-449. [More Information]

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