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Journal Articles Published in 2014

  1. Agostinho N, Ge L, Solomon MJ. Ethanol sclerotherapy of rectal venous abnormalitiesin Klippel–Trenaunay syndrome. Journal of surgical case reports (JSCR) 2014; 8:DOI: 10.1093/jscr/rju080
  2. Ahmadi N, Tan KK, Solomon MJ, Al-Mozany N, Carter J. Pelvic exenteration for primary and recurrent gynaecological malignancies is safe and achieves acceptable long-term outcomes. Journal of Gynecologic Surgery 2014; 30:255-259
  3. Beaton J, Carey S, Solomon MJ, Tan KK, Young J. Preoperative body mass index, 30-day postoperative morbidity, length of stay and quality of life in patients undergoing pelvic exenteration surgery for recurrent and locally advanced rectal cancer. Annals of Coloproctology 2014; 30:83-87
  4. Brown BB, Young J, Smith DP, Kneebone AB, Brooks AJ, Xhilaga M, Dominello A, O’Connell DL, Haines M. Clinician-led improvement in cancer care (CLICC) - testing a multifaceted implementation strategy to increase evidence-based prostate cancer care: phased randomised controlled trial - study protocol. Implementation Science 2014;9:64. doi:10.1186/1748-5908-9-64
  5. Brown KGM, Koh CE, Vasilaras A, Eisinger D, Solomon MJ. Clinical algorithms for the diagnosis and management of urological leaks following pelvic exenteration. European Journal of Surgical Oncology 2014; 40:775-781
  6. Dobbins TA, Young JM, Solomon MJ. Uptake and outcomes of laparoscopically assisted resection for colon and rectal cancer in Australia: a population based study. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum 2014; 57:415-422
  7. Harrison JD, Durcinoska I,Butow PN, White K, Solomon MJ, Young JY. Localized versus centralized nurse-delivered telephone services for people in follow up for cancer: Opinions of cancer clinicians. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology 2014; 10: 175–182
  8. Hong JSY, Young CJ, Solomon MJ. Observational study of decision making concerning radiotherapy in rectal cancer. International Journal of Surgery 2014; DOI: 10.1016/j.ijsu.2014.03.016
  9. Jorgensen ML, Young JM, Dobbins TA, Solomon MJ. Predictors of variation in colorectal cancer care and outcomes in New South Wales: a population-based health data linkage study. Medical Journal of Australia 2014; 200: 403-407
  10. Jorgensen ML, Young JM, Dobbins TA, Solomon MJ. Does patient age still affect receipt of adjuvant therapy for colorectal cancer in New South Wales, Australia? Journal of Geriatric Oncology 2014; 5:323-330.
  11. Jorgensen M, Young J, Solomon M. Optimal delivery of colorectal cancer follow-up care: improving patient outcomes. Patient Related Outcome Measures 2014 (Accepted 11 September 2014)
  12. Koh CE and SolomonMJ . Surgery for colorectal cancer. Cancer Forum 2014; 38:1:53-58
  13. Lansom JD, Rowe S, Sandroussi C, Harrison JD, Solomon M, McCaughan G, Crawford M. Factors influencing donor and recipient decision making in adult-to-adult living donor liver transplantation: a survey of a non-transplant population. ANZ Journal of Surgery 2014; doi: 10.1111/ans.12839
  14. Lim S H, Chua W, Cheng C, Descallar J, Ng Weng , Solomon M, Bokey , Wong K, Lee M T, De Souza P, Shin J-S, Lee C S. Effect of Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation on Tumour Infiltrating/Associated Lymphocytes In Locally Advanced Rectal Cancers. Anticancer Research 2014; 34: 6505-6514
  15. Lyon A, Solomon MJ, Harrison JD. A qualitative study assessing the barriers to implementation of enhanced recovery after surgery. World Journal of Surgery 2014; 38:1374-1380. DOI 10.1007/s00268-013-2441-7
  16. Lyon A, Gibson SC, De-loyde K, Martin D. Gastroesophageal Reflux in Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy; Hiatal Findings and their Management influence outcome. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases DOI: 10.1016/j.soard.2014.08.010
  17. MacDermid E, Young CJ, Young J, Solomon M. Reply to Lutrin: Decision-making in colorectal surgery. Colorectal Disease 2014; DOI: 10.1111/codi.12721 (Letter to the editor)
  18. Milne T, Solomon MJ, Lee P, Young JM, Stalley P, Harrison JD, Austin KKS. Sacral resection with pelvic exenteration for advanced primary and recurrent pelvic cancer: a single institution experience of 100 sacrectomies. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum 2014; 57:1153–1161.
  19. Rajendran S, Koh C E, Solomon MJ. Extra-mammary Paget’s disease of the Perianal region: A twenty year experience. ANZ Journal of Surgery 2014 doi: 10.1111/ans.12814
  20. Rombouts A, Koh C, Young J, Masya L, Roberts R, De-Loyde K, de Wilt J, Solomon MJ. Does radiotherapy of the primary rectal cancer affect prognosis after pelvic exenteration for recurrent rectal cancer? Diseases of the Colon and Rectum [Accepted 16 June 2014]
  21. Shing K, Chung K, Young J, White K. Using social network-based complexity profiles to understand attitudes to medical care. Health Systems 2014; 1-15
  22. Solomon MJ, Tan KK, Bromilow RG, Wong JCH. Bilateral puborectalis interposition repair of rectourethral fistula. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum 2014; 57:133-139
  23. Solomon MJ, Tan KK, Bromilow RG, Al-Mozany N, Lee PJ. Sacrectomy via the Abdominal Approach During Pelvic Exenteration. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum 2014; 57:272-277
  24. Tan KK, Ravindran P, Young CJ, Solomon MJ. The extent of inflammation is a predictor for pouch-related complications in ileal pouches in patients with ulcerative or indeterminate colitis. Colorectal Disease 2014 DOI: 10.1111/codi.12614
  25. Tracey E, McCaughan B, Badgery-Parker T, Young JY, Armstrong B. Survival of Australian lung cancer patients and the impact of distance from and attendance at a thoracic specialist centre: A data linkage study. Thorax doi.org/10.1136/thoraxjnl-2014-205517
  26. Warrier SK, Hwang S, Koh C, Shepherd H, Mak C, Carmalt H, Solomon M. Preservation or Division of the Intercostobrachial Nerve in Axillary Dissection for Breast Cancer: Meta-Analysis of Randomised Controlled Trials. The Breast 2014; http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.breast.2014.01.014
  27. Young JM, Badgery-Parker T, Masya LM, King M, Koh C, Lynch AC, Heriot AG, Solomon MJ. Quality of life and other patient-reported outcomes following exenteration for pelvic malignancy. British Journal of Surgery 2014; 101: 277-287
  28. Young J, Badgery-Parker T, Dobbins T, Jorgensen M, Gibbs P, Faragher I, Jones I, Currow D. Comparison of ECOG/WHO performance status and ASA score as a measure of functional status Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management 2014; DOI:10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2014.06.006
  29. Zhou J, Belov L, Chapuis P, Chan C, Armstrong N, Kaufman K L, Solomon M J, Clarke S J, Christopherson R I. Surface profiles of live colorectal cancer cells and tumour infiltrating lymphocytes from surgical samples correspond to prognostic categories. Journal of Immunological Methods 2014; DOI:10.1016/j.jim.2014.11.001

Journal Articles Published in 2013

  1. Beaton J, Carey S, Solomon MJ, Young J. Preoperative and postoperative nutritional status of patients following pelvic exenteration surgery for rectal cancer. European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism 2013; 8:e164-168
  2. Byrne C, Tan KK, Young J, Selby W, Solomon M. Patient and Clinician Preferences For Surgical & Medical Treatment Options in Ulcerative Colitis. Colorectal Disease 2013; 16:285-292
  3. Carey S, Laws R, Ferrie S, Young JM, Allman-Farinelli M, Struggling with Food and Food and Eating - Life After Major Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery. Supportive Care in Cancer 2013; 21:2749-2757
  4. Cellich PP, Crawford MD, Kaffes A, Sandroussi C. Portal Biliopathy: multi-disciplinary management and outcomes of treatment.
    ANZ Journal of Surgery 2013 10.1111/ans.12436
  5. Chew MH, Brown WE, Masya L, Harrison JD, Myers E, Solomon MJ. Clinical, MRI and PET criteria used by surgeons to determine suitability for pelvic exenteration surgery for recurrent rectal cancers: A Delphi study. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum 2013; 56:6:717-725
  6. Chew M H, Lee P J, Koh C E, Chew H E. Appraisal of the LIFT and BIOLIFT procedure: initial experience and short-term outcomes of 33 consecutive patients. International Journal of Colorectal Disease 2013; DOI 10.1007/s00384-013-1702-0
  7. Harrison JD, Young JM, Butow PN, Solomon MJ. Needs in health care: What beast is that? International Journal of Health Services 2013; 43:567–585
  8. Harun A, Harrison JD, Young JM. Interventions to improve patient participation in the treatment process for culturally and linguistically diverse populations: A systematic review. Asia-Pacific Journal of Clinical Oncology 2013; 9:99-109
  9. Jacombs ASW, Rome P, Harrison JD, Solomon MJ. Assessment of the selection process for myocutaneous flap repair and surgical complications in pelvic exenteration surgery. British Journal of Surgery 2013; 100:561-567
  10. Jefford M, Aranda S, Gough K, Loft-Jam K, Butow P, Krishnasamy M, Young J, Phipps-Nelson J, Russell K, King D, Schofield P. Evaluating a nurse-led survivorship care package (SurvivorCare) for bowel cancer survivors: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials 2013; 14:260
  11. Jorgensen ML, Young JM, Dobbins TA, Solomon MJ. Assessment of abdominoperineal resection rate as a surrogate marker of hospital quality in rectal cancer surgery. British Journal of Surgery 2013 100: 1655–1663
  12. Jorgensen ML, Young JM, Solomon MJ. Adjuvant chemotherapy for colorectal cancer: age differences in factors influencing patients’ treatment decisions.Patient Preference and Adherence 2013; 7:827–834
  13. Keshava A, Young CJ, Richardson GL, De-Loyde K. A historical comparison of single incision and conventional multiport laparoscopic right hemicolectomy. Colorectal Disease 2013; 15:e618-e622
  14. Koh CE, Cooper MJ, SolomonMJ. Deeply infiltrating endometriosis of the rectum: shave, disc or segmental excision? Surgical Endoscopy 2013: DOI 10.1007/s00464-012-2744-z
  15. Koh CE, Solomon MJ. Injectable bulking agents for passive faecal incontinence. Techniques in Coloprotology 2013: DOI 10.1007/s10151-013-1018-7
  16. Koh C, Solomon MJ, Cooper MJ. Laparoscopic disc excision of rectum for endometriosis: neither a “crapshoot” nor a compromise. [Letter] Diseases of the Colon & Rectum 2013; 56:e34
  17. Koh CE, Young JM, Solomon MJ. Patient Reported Outcomes are Important in Oncology. Cancer Forum. 2013;37;88-92
  18. MacDermid E, Young C, Young J, Solomon M. Decision-making in rectal surgery. Colorectal Disease 16:203-208
  19. Milne T, Solomon MJ, Lee P, Young JM, Stalley P, Harrison JD. Assessing the impact of a sacral resection on morbidity and survival after extended radical surgery for locally recurrent rectal cancer. Annals of Surgery 2013; 258:1007–1013
  20. Ngan SY, Solomon MJ. Reply to Bujko and D Tan et al. Journal of Clinical Oncology 2013; 31:1800-1901
  21. Pulitano C, Crawford, M, Ho PK, Gallgher J, Joseph D, Stephen M, Sandroussi C. The Use of Biological Grafts for Reconstruction of the Inferior Vena Cava is a Safe and Inexpensive Alternative: Results of 32 Cases in a Single Institution. HPB (Oxford) 2013; 15:628-32.
  22. Pulitano C, Crawford, M, Ho PK, Gallgher J, Joseph D, Stephen M, Sandroussi C. Autogenous peritoneo-fascial graft: a versatile and inexpensive technique for repair of inferior vena cava. J Surg Oncology 2013; 107:871-2
  23. Ravindran P, Ansari N, Young CJ, Solomon MJ. Definitive Surgical Closure of Enterocutaneous Fistula: Outcomes and Factors Predictive of Increased Postoperative Morbidity. Colorectal Disease 2013; 16:209-218
  24. Ryu S.W, Saw R, Scolyer R, Crawford M, Thompson J, Sandroussi C. Liver resection for melanoma metastasis. Equivalent survival for cutaneous and ocular primaries. Journal of Surgical Oncology 2013; 108:129-35.
  25. Shaw J, Harrison JD, Young J, Butow P, Sandroussi C, Martin D, Solomon MJ. Coping with newly diagnosed upper gastrointestinal cancer: a longitudinal qualitative study of family caregivers’ role perception and supportive care needs. Support Care Cancer 2013; 21:749-756
  26. Shaw J, Butow P, Sze M. Young J, Goldstein D. Reducing disparity in outcomes for immigrants with cancer: a qualitative assessment of the feasibility and acceptability of a culturally targeted telephone-based supportive care intervention. Supportive care in cancer 2013; 21:2297-2301
  27. Shaw J, Young J, Butow P, Chambers S, O’Brien L, Solomon M. Delivery of telephone-based supportive care to people with cancer: An analysis of cancer helpline operator and cancer nurse communication. Patient Education and Counseling 2013; 93:444-450
  28. Solomon MJ. Re-exenteration for recurrent rectal cancer. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum 2013; 56:4-5
  29. Tan KK, Pal S, Lee PJ, Rodwell L, Solomon MJ. Pelvic Exenteration for recurrent squamous cell carcinoma of the pelvic organs arising from the cloaca – A single institution’s experience over 16 years. Colorectal Disease 2013; 15:1227–1231
  30. Tan KK, Kaur G, Byrne CM, Young CJ, Wright C, Solomon MJ. Long-term outcomes of anal fistula plugs in the management of anal fistulas of cryptoglandular origin. Colorectal Disease 2013; 15:1510-1514
  31. Tan KK, Shore T, Strong DH, Ahmad MR, Waugh RC Young CJ. Factors predictive for a positive invasive mesenteric angiogram following a positive CT angiogram in patients with acute lower gastrointestinal haemorrhage. International Journal of Colorectal Disease 2013; 28:1715-1719
  32. Tekkis P et al. Consensus statement on the multidisciplinary management of patients with recurrent and primary rectal cancer beyond total mesorectal excision planes. The Beyond TME Collaborative. British Journal of Surgery 2013; 100: 1009-1014
  33. Young JM, Butow PN, Walsh J, Durcinoska I, Dobbins TA, Rodwell L, Harrison JD, White K, Gilmore A, Hodge B, Hicks H, Smith S, O'Connor G, Byrne CM, Meagher AP, Jancewicz S, Sutherland A, Ctercteko G, Pathma-Nathan N, Curtin A, Townend D, Abraham NS, Longfield G, Rangiah D, Young CJ, Eyers A, Lee P, Fisher D, Solomon MJ. Multi-centre randomized trial of centralized nurse-led telephone-based care coordination to improve outcomes following surgical resection for colorectal cancer: the ‘CONNECT’ intervention. Journal of Clinical Oncology 2013;2013; 31:3585-3591
  34. Young J, Solomon M, Masya L, Shepherd H. Identifying indicators of Colorectal Cancer Care Co-ordination: A Delphi Study. Colorectal Diseases 2013; 16:17–27

Journal Articles Published in 2012

  1. Bagshaw PF, Allardyce RA, Frampton CM, Frizelle FA, Hewett PJ, McMurrick PJ, Rieger NA, Smith JS, Solomon MJ. Long-Term Outcomes of the Australasian Randomized Clinical Trial Comparing Laparoscopic and Conventional Open Surgical Treatments for Colon Cancer: The Australasian Laparoscopic Colon Cancer Study Trial. Annals of Surgery 2012; 256; 915-919
  2. Carey S, Ferrie S, Young JM, Allman-Farinelli. Long Term Nutrition Support in Gastrointestinal Disease - a systematic review of the evidence. Nutrition 2012; 28:4-8.
  3. Ivers N, Jamtvedt G, Flottorp S, Young JM, Odgaard-Jensen J, French SD, O'Brien MA, Johansen M, Grimshaw J, Oxman AD. Audit and feedback: effects on professional practice and health care outcomes. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2012 doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD000259
  4. Jorgensen ML, Young JM, Harrison JD, Solomon MJ. Unmet supportive care needs in colorectal cancer: difference by age. Supportive Care in Cancer 2012; 20:1275-81
  5. Koh C, Juszczyk K, Cooper MJ, Solomon MJ. Management of Deeply Infiltrating Endometriosis Involving the Rectum. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum 2012; 55:925–931
  6. Lambert SD, Harrison JD, Smith E, Bonevski B, Carey M, Lawsin C, Paul C, Girgis A. The unmet needs of partners and caregivers of adults diagnosed with cancer: A systematic review. BMJ Supportive and Palliative Care 2012; 2: 224-230.
  7. Ngan S, Mackay J, Schache D, McKendrick J, Joseph D, Solomon MJ, Ackland SP, McClure B, Zalcberg JR, Fisher R, Leong T, McLachlan S-A, Goldstein D, Hartopeanu C. Randomized trial of short course radiotherapy versus long course chemoradiation comparing rates of local recurrence in patients with T3 rectal cancer (TROG 01.04). Journal of Clinical Oncology 2012; 30:3827-3833
  8. Shin J-S, Foo T, Hong A, Zhang M, Lum T, Solomon MJ, Lee CS. Telomerase expression as a predictive marker of radiotherapy response in rectal cancer: in vitro and in vivo study. Pathology 2012; 44: 209–215
  9. Tiexeira SC, Ferenschild FT, Solomon MJ, Rodwell L, Harrison JD, Young JM, Vasilaras A, Eisenger D, Lee P, Byrne C. Urological leaks after pelvic exenterations comparing formation of colonic and ileal conduits. European Journal of Surgical Oncology 2012; 38: 361-366
  10. Young J, Jorgensen M, Dobbins T, Solomon M. CESR Technical Report 1: The quality and usefulness of the NSW Clinical Cancer Registry Minimum Dataset and Colorectal Dataset Extension for colorectal cancer services research. University of Sydney e-repository http://hdl.handle.net/2123/8936 , Dec 2012
  11. Ivers N, Jamtvedt G, Flottorp S, Young JM, Odgaard-Jensen, French S D, O’Brien M A, Johansen M, Grimshaw J, Oxman A D. Audit and Feedback: effects on professional practice and healthcare outcomes. The Cochrane Collaboration 2012; Issue 6, Art No: CD000259. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.pub3

Journal Articles Published in 2011

  1. Allardyce RA, Bagshaw CM, Frampton CM, Frampton, Frizelle FA, Hewett PJ, Rieger NA, Smith JS, Solomon MJ, Stevenson ARL. Ethical issues with the disclosure of surgical trial short-term data. ANZ Journal of Surgery 2011; 81:125-131
  2. Anderson C, Carter J, Nattress K, Beale P, Philp S, Harrison J, Juraskova I. “The booklet helped me not to panic”: A pilot of a decision aid for asymptomatic women with ovarian cancer and with rising CA-125 levels. International Journal of Gynecological Cancer 2011; 21:737-743
  3. Carey S, Storey D, Biankin AV, Martin D, Young J, Allman-Farinelli M. Long term nutritional status and quality of life following major upper gastrointestinal surgery – Across-sectional study. Clinical Nutrition 2011; 30: 774-779.
  4. Field CJ, Robinson SR, Mackay S, Harrison JD, Marshall NS. Clinical equipoise in sleep surgery: Investigating clinical trial targets. Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery 2011; 145:347-353
  5. Harris IA, Young JM, Jalaludin BB, Solomon MJ. Predictors of neck pain after motor vehicle collisions: a prospective survey. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery 2011; 19:317-321.
  6. Harrison JD, Young JM, Solomon MJ, Butow PN, Secomb R, Masya L. Randomised pilot evaluation of the supportive care intervention “CONNECT” for people following surgery for colorectal cancer. Diseases of the Colon and Rectum 2011; 54:622-631
  7. Harrison JD, Young JM, Auld S, Masya L, Solomon MJ, Butow P. Quantifying post-discharge unmet supportive care needs of people with colorectal cancer: A clinical audit. Colorectal Disease 2011; 13: 1400-1406.
  8. Jorgensen M, Young JM, Solomon MJ. Older patients and adjuvant therapy for colorectal cancer: surgeon knowledge, opinions and practice. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum 2011; 54:335-41.
  9. Mahadev S, Young JM, Selby W, Solomon MJ. Quality of Life in Perianal Crohn's Disease: What Do Patients Consider Important? Diseases of the Colon & Rectum 2011; 54:579-585
  10. Mahadev S, Young JM, Selby W, Solomon MJ. Self reported depressive symptoms and suicidal feelings in perianal Crohn’s disease. Colorectal Disease 2011; 14:331-335.
  11. Laurence J.M, Lam V.W.T, Tran P.D, Morarji K, Eslick G.D, Sandroussi C. A systematic review and meta-analysis of survival and surgical outcomes following neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy for pancreatic cancer. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery 2011; 15:2059-69
  12. Laurence J.M, Sandroussi C, Lam V.W.T, Pleass H.C.C, Eslick G.D, ALLEN R. D.M. The utilization of small pediatric donor kidneys: A decision analysis. Transplantation 2011; 91:1110-3
  13. Shin J-S, Jalaludin B, Solomon MJ, Hong A, Lee C. Histopathological regression grading versus staging of rectal cancer following radiotherapy. Pathology 2011; 43:24-30
  14. Solomon MJ, Austin KK, Lee P, Holm T, Rasmussen PC. Behandlingen af lokal recidiv af rektumcancer. [Treatment of local recurrence of rectal cancer] Ugeskr Laeger 2011; 173:1047-1049
  15. Walsh J, Young JM, Harrison JD, Butow PN, Solomon MJ, Masya L, White K. What is important in care coordination? A qualitative investigation. European Journal of cancer Care 2011; 20:220-227
  16. Young CJ, Suen MKL, Young JM, Solomon MJ. Stenting Large Bowel Obstruction Avoids a Stoma: Consecutive Series of 100 Patients. Colorectal Disease 2011; 13:1138-1141.
  17. Young JM, Walsh J, Butow PN, Solomon MJ. Measuring cancer care coordination: development and validation of a questionnaire for patients. BMC Cancer 2011; 11:298.
  18. Zhou J, Belov L, Solomon MJ, Chan C, Clarke SJ, Christopherson RI. Colorectal Cancer Cell Surface Protein Profiling Using an Antibody Microarray and Fluorescence Multiplexing. Journal of Visualized Experiments (55), e3322, DOI: 10.3791/3322 (2011).

Journal Articles Published in 2010

  1. Abraham N.S. Byrne C.M. Young J.M. Solomon M.J. Meta-analysis of well-designed non-randomised comparative studies of surgical procedures is as good as randomised controlled trials. J Clinical Epidemiology 2010; 63:238-45
  2. Allardyce RA, Bagshaw PF, Frampton CM, Frizelle FA, Hewett PJ, Rieger NA, Solomon MJ, Stevenson ARL. Australian Laparoscopic Colon Cancer Study shows that elderly patients may benefit from lower postoperative complication rates following laparoscopic versus open resection. British Journal of Surgery 2010; 97: 86-91
  3. Austin KKS, Young JM, Solomon MJ. Quality of Life of Survivors after Pelvic Exenteration for rectal cancer. Diseases of the Colon and Rectum 2010; 53:1121-1126
  4. Smith SR, Solomon MJ. Functional comparisons between open and laparoscopic rectopexy. Gastroentérologie Clinique et Biologique 2010; 34:505-507
  5. Walsh J, Harrison JD, Young J M, Phyllis N Butow PN, Solomon MJ, Masya L. What are the current barriers to effective cancer care coordination? A qualitative study. BMC Health Services Ressearch 2010; 10:132
  6. Young JM, Harrison J, Solomon M, Butow P, Dennis R, Robson D, Auld S. Development and feasibility assessment of telephone-delivered supportive care to improve outcomes for patients with colorectal cancer: pilot study of the CONNECT intervention. Support Care Cancer 2010; 18:461–470
  7. Zhou J, Belov L, Huang PY, Shin J-S, Solomon MJ, Chapuis PH, Bokey L, Chan C, Clarke C, Clarke SJ, Christopherson RI. Surface antigen profiling of colorectal cancer using antibody microarrays and fluorescence multiplexing. Journal of Immunological Methods 2010; 355:40-51

Journal Articles Published in 2009

  1. Austin KKS, Solomon MJ. Pelvic Exenteration with En Bloc Iliac Vessel resection for Lateral Pelvic Wall Involvement. Diseases of the Colon and Rectum 2009; 52:1223-1233.
  2. Byrne CM, Solomon MJ. The use of Setons in Fistula-in-Ano. Seminars in colon and rectal surgery 2009; 20:10-17
  3. Foo W, Young JM, Solomon MJ, Wright CM. Family history? The forgotten question in high-risk colorectal cancer patients. Colorectal Disease 2009; 11:450-455.
  4. Habib M, Solomon MJ, Young JM, Armstrong B, O’Connell D, Armstrong K. Evidence-based and clinical outcomes scores to facilitate audit and feedback for colorectal cancer care. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum 2009; 52:4.
  5. Harris IA. Dao AT. Young JM. Solomon MJ. Jalaludin BB. Predictors of patient and surgeon satisfaction after orthopaedic trauma. Injury 2009; 40:377-84.
  6. Harris IA, Murgatroyd D, Young JM, Solomon MJ. The effect of compensation on health care utilisation in a trauma cohort. Medical Journal of Australia 2009; 190:619-622
  7. Harrison JD, Young JM, Price MP, Butow PN, Solomon MJ. What are the unmet supportive care needs of people with cancer? A systematic review. Supportive Care in Cancer 2009; 17:1117–1128.
  8. Harrison JD, Masya L, Butow PN, Solomon MJ, Young JM, Salkeld G, Whelan T. Implementing patient decision support tools: Moving beyond academia? Patient Education & Counseling 2009; 76: 120-125
  9. Harrison JD, Juraskova I, Anderson C, Nattress K, Beale P, Lopez A, Carter J. Rising Cancer Antigen 125 Level and the Type and Timing for Recurrent Ovarian Cancer: A Clinical Dilemma, But What Would Women Do? International Gynaecologic Cancer 2009; 19: 1037-1046
  10. Koh CE. Young CJ. Wright CM. Byrne CM. Young JM. The internal anal sphincter in systemic sclerosis. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum 2009; 52:315-8
  11. Masya L, Young JM, Solomon MJ, Harrison JD, Dennis R, Salkeld G. Preferences for outcomes of treatment for rectal cancer: patient and clinician utilities and their application in an interactive computer-based decision aid (Annalisa ©) Diseases of the Colon & Rectum 2009; 52:1994-2003
  12. Solomon MJ. Review: Individual alarm features have moderate-to-high specificity and low sensitivity for diagnosing colorectal cancer. ACP Journal Club 2009; 150:14
  13. Turner C, Young JM, Solomon MJ, Ludlow J, Benness C. Incidence & Etiology of pelvic floor dysfunction and mode of delivery: an overview. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum 2009; 52:1-10
  14. Young JM. Understanding statistical analysis in the surgical literature: some key concepts. [Invited article] Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery 2009; 79:398-403
  15. Young JM, Solomon MJ. How to critically appraise an article. [Invited article]. Nature Clinical Practice Gastroenterology 2009; 6:82-91

Journal Articles Published in 2008

  1. Allardyce R, Stevenson A, Frizelle F, Solomon MJ, Hewett P, Bagshaw P, Rieger N, Smith S. The Australasian Laparoscopic Colon Cancer Study (ALCCaS). Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery 2008; 78:832-833
  2. Allardyce RA. Bagshaw PF. Frampton CM. Frizelle FA. Hewett PJ. Rieger NA. Smith S, Solomon MJ. Stevenson AR. Australian and New Zealand study comparing laparoscopic and open surgeries for colon cancer in adults: organization and conduct. ANZ Journal of Surgery 2008; 78:840-7
  3. Byrne CM, Smith SR, Solomon MJ, Young JM, Eyers AA, Young CJ. Long-Term functional outcomes after laparoscopic and open rectopexy for the treatment of rectal prolapse. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum 2008; 51:1597-1604
  4. El-Khoury T, Solomon MJ, Young JM, Uren R, Thompson J. Sentinel Lymph Node biopsy (NMSLN) in the management of rectal cancer. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery 2008; 78:733-734
  5. El-Khoury T, Solomon MJ, Young JM. The incidence of lateral pelvic side-wall nodal involvement in low rectal cancer may be similar in Japan and the West. British Journal of Surgery 2008; 95:801-802
  6. Harris IA, Khoo O, Young JM, Rae H, Jalaludin B, Solomon MJ. Lottery incentives didn't improve response rate to a mailed survey: a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 2008; 61:609-610
  7. Harris IA, Young JM, Rae H, Jalaludin B, Solomon MJ. Physical and psychosocial factors associated with neck pain after major accidental trauma. European Journal of Trauma 2008; 34:498-503
  8. Harris IA, Young JM, Rae H, Jalaludin B, Solomon MJ. Predictors of post-traumatic stress disorder following major trauma: a survey of consecutive major trauma patients. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery 2008; 78:583-587
  9. Harris IA, Young JM, Rae H, Jalaludin B, Solomon MJ. The effect of compensation on general health in patients sustaining fractures in motor vehicle trauma. Journal of Orthopedic Trauma 2008; 22:216-220
  10. Harris IA, Young JM, Rae H, Jalaludin BB, Solomon MJ. Predictors of general health after major trauma. Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care 2008; 64:969-74
  11. Harrison JD, Solomon MJ, Young JM, Meagher A, Butow P, Salkeld G, Hruby G, Clarke S. Patient and physician preferences for surgical and adjuvant treatment options for rectal cancer. Archives of Surgery 2008; 143:389-394
  12. Harrison JD, Choy ET, Spillane A, Butow P, Young JM, Evans A. Australian breast cancer specialist’s involvement in multidisciplinary treatment planning meetings. The Breast 2008; 17:335-340
  13. Harrison JD, Increasing the likelihood of participation in randomised controlled trials. Cancer Nursing Practice 2008; 7:17-19
  14. Heriot AG, Byrne CM, Dobbs B, Tilney H, Solomon MJ, Frizelle F. Extended radical resection: the choice for locally recurrent rectal cancer. Diseases of the Colon and Rectum 2008; 51:284-291
  15. Hewett PJ. Allardyce RA. Bagshaw PF. Frampton CM. Frizelle FA. Rieger NA. Smith JS. Solomon MJ. Stephens JH. Stevenson AR. Short-term outcomes of the Australasian randomized clinical study comparing laparoscopic and conventional open surgical treatments for colon cancer: the ALCCaS trial. Annals of Surgery 2008; 248:728-38
  16. Koh C, Young C, Young JM, Solomon MJ. A systematic review of RCTs in the effectiveness of biofeedback in adults with pelvic floor dysfunction. British Journal of Surgery 2008; 95:1079-1087
  17. Koh CE. Young CJ. Pelvic floor dysfunction: making sense of the terminology. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum 2008; 51:615-616
  18. Solomon MJ. Review: Individual alarm features have moderate-to-high specificity and low sensitivity for diagnosing colorectal cancer. Gut 2008; 57:1545-1552
  19. Turner C, Young JM, Solomon M, Ludlow Joanne, Benness C, Phipps H. Vaginal delivery compared with elective caesarean section. The views of pregnant women and clinicians. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2008; 115:1494-1502
  20. Turner C, Young JM, Solomon MJ, Ludlow J, Benness, Phipps H. Willingness of pregnant women and clinicians to participate in a hypothetical randomized controlled trial comparing vaginal delivery and elevate caesarean section. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 2008; 48:542-546
  21. Wong S, Solomon M, Crowe P, Ooi K. Cure, continence and quality of life after treatment for fistula-in-ano. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery 2008; 78: 675–682
  22. Young JM, Solomon MJ, Harrison JD, Salkeld G, Butow P. Measuring patient preference and surgeon choice. Surgery 2008; 143:582-588
  23. Young JM, Girgis S, Bruce TA, Hobbs M, Ward JE. Acceptability and effectiveness of opportunistic referral of smokers to telephone cessation advice from a nurse: a randomised trial in Australian general practice, BMC Family Practice 2008; 9:16
  24. Young SC, Solomon MJ, Hruby G, Frizelle FA. Review of 120 anal cancer patients. Colorectal Disease 2008; 11:909-916

Journal Articles Published in 2007

  1. Abraham NS, Byrne CM, Young JM, Solomon MJ. Meta-analysis of non-randomized comparative studies of the short-term outcomes of laparoscopic resection for colorectal cancer. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery 2007; 77:508-516
  2. Andrews L, Mireskandari S, Jessen J, Thewes B, Solomon MJ, Macrae F, Meiser B. Impact of familial adenomatous polyposis on young adults: quality of life outcomes. Diseases of the Colon and Rectum 2007; 50:1306-1315
  3. Butow P, Harrison JD, Choy ET, Young JM, Spillane A, Evans A. Health Professional and Consumer Views on Involving Breast Cancer Patients in the Multidisciplinary Discussion of Their Disease and Treatment Plan. Cancer 2007; 110:1937-1944
  4. Butow P, Harrison JD, Choy ET, Young JM, Spillane A, Evans A. Health Professional and Consumer Views on Involving Breast Cancer Patients in the Multidisciplinary Discussion of Their Disease and Treatment Plan. Cancer 2007; 110:1937-1944
  5. Byrne CM, Harrison JD, Young JM, Selby WS, Solomon MJ. Including the questionnaire with a letter of invitation did not improve a telephone survey’s response rate. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology 2007; 60:1312-1314
  6. Byrne CM, Solomon MJ, Young JM, Rex J, Merlino CL. Biofeedback for fecal incontinence: short-term outcomes of 513 consecutive patients and predictors of successful treatment. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum 2007; 50:417-427
  7. Byrne CM, Solomon MJ, Young JM, Selby W, Harrison JD. Patient preferences between surgical and medical treatment in Crohn's disease. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum 2007; 50:586-597
  8. Choy E, Chiu A, Butow P, Young JM, Spillane A. A pilot study to evaluate the impact of involving breast cancer patients in the multidisciplinary discussion of their disease and treatment plan. The Breast 2007; 16:178-189
  9. Harris I, Dao ATT, Young JM, Solomon MJ, Jalaludin BB, Rae H. Factors predicting patient satisfaction following major trauma. Injury 2007; 38:1102-1108
  10. Harris I, Mourad M, Kadir A, Solomon MJ, Young JM. Publication bias papers presented to the American Orthopaedic Association Annual Scientific Meeting. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery 2007; 15:62-65
  11. Harris IA, Young JM, Rae H, Jalaludin B, Solomon MJ. Factors associated with back pain after physical injury: a survey of consecutive major trauma patients. Spine 2007; 32:1561-1565
  12. Harris IA, Young JM, Solomon MJ, Rae H. Predictors of health after major trauma. Journal of Trauma 2007; 38:1102-1108
  13. Harrison JD, Solomon MJ, Young JM, Meagher A, Hruby G, Salkeld G, Clarke S. Surgical and oncology trials for rectal cancer: who will participate? Surgery 2007; 142:94-101
  14. Rickard MJFX, Young CJ, Bissett IP, Stitz, R, Solomon MJ. Ileal pouch-anal anastomosis: the Australasian Experience. Colorectal Disease 2007; 9:139-145
  15. Walleser S, Griffiths A, Lord SJ, Howard K, Solomon MJ, Gebski V. What is the value of computed tomography colonography in patients screening positive for fecal occult blood? A systematic review and economic evaluation. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2007; 5:1439-1446
  16. Young JM, Leong DC, Armstrong K, O’Connell D, Armstrong BK, Spigelman AD, Ackland S, Chapuis P, Kneebone AB, Solomon MJ. Concordance with national guidelines for colorectal cancer care in NSW: a population-based patterns of care study. Medical Journal of Australia 2007; 186:292-295

Journal Articles Published in 2006

  1. Abraham NS, Durairaj R, Young JM, Young CJ, Solomon MJ. How does an historic control study of a surgical procedure compare with the “gold standard”? Diseases of the Colon & Rectum 2006; 49:1141-1148
  2. Abraham NS, Hewett P, Young JM, Solomon MJ. Non-entry of eligible patients into the Australasian Laparoscopic Colon Cancer Study. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery 2006; 76:825-829
  3. Abraham NS, Young JM, Solomon MJ. A systematic review of reasons for non-entry of eligible patients into surgical randomized controlled trials. Surgery 2006; 139:469-483
  4. Andrews L, Mireskandari S, Jessen J, Thewes B, , Macrae F, Meiser B. Impact of familial adenomatous polyposis on young adults: attitudes toward genetic testing, support and information needs. Genetics in Medicine 2006; 8:697-703
  5. Butow PN, Solomon MJ, Young JM, Whelan T, Salkeld G, Wilson K, Harrison JD, Hruby G, Mansour O, Kennedy N, Tattersall MHN. Consumer impact of an interactive decision aid for rectal cancer patients offered adjuvant therapy. Colorectal Disease 2006; 8:676-682
  6. Ellmark P, Belov L, Huang P, Lee CS, Solomon MJ, Morgan DK, Christopherson RI. Multiplex detection of surface molecules on colorectal cancers. Proteomics 2006; 6:1791-1802
  7. Harris IA, Mourad MS, Kadir A, Solomon MJ, Young JM. Publication bias in papers presented to the Australian Orthopaedic Association Annual Scientific Meeting. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery 2006; 76:427-431
  8. Harrison JD, Carter J, Young JM, Solomon MJ. Difficult clinical decisions in gynaecologic oncology: identifying priorities for future clinical research. International Journal of Gynecologic Cancer 2006; 16:1-7
  9. Ho K, Warrier S, Solomon MJ, Lee K. A prepelvic tunnel for the rectus abdominus myocutaneous flap in perineal reconstruction. Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery 2006; 59:1415-1419
  10. Huilgol RL, Young J, Stephen MS, May J, Harris JP, White GH. Durability of Autogenous vein and PTFE Bypass Grafts to the Carotid Arteries. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery 2006; 76:427-31
  11. Jamtvedt G, Young JM, Kristoffersen DT, O'Brien MA, Oxman AD. Audit and feedback: effects on professional practice and health care outcomes. The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2006, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD000259. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD000259.pub2
  12. Jamtvedt G, Young JM, Kristoffersen DT, O’Brien MA, Oxman AD. Does telling people what they have been doing change what they do? A systematic review of the effects of audit and feedback. Quality and Safety in Health Care 2006; 15:433-6
  13. Jatan A, Solomon MJ, Young JM, Cooper M, Pathma-Nathan N. Laparoscopic management of rectal endometriosis. Diseases of the Colon and Rectum 2006; 49:169-74
  14. Salkeld G, Solomon MJ, Young JM, National Bowel Cancer Screening Program. Surgical News 2006; 7:34-35
  15. Salkeld G, Young JM,. Consumer choice and the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program (Editorial). Medical Journal of Australia 2006; 184:541-542
  16. Seddiki N, Santner-Nanan B, Tangye SG, Alexander SI, Solomon MJ, Lee S, et al. Persistence of naive CD45RA+ regulatory T cells in adult life. Blood 2006; 107:2830-2838
  17. Seddiki, N., Santner-Nanan B, Martinson J, Zaunders J, Sasson S, Landay A, Solomon MJ, Selby W, Alexander SI, Nanan R, Kelleher A, Fazekas de St Groth B. Expression of interleukin (IL) -2 and IL-7 receptors discriminates between human regulatory and activated T cells. Journal of Experimental Medicine 2006; 203:1693-1700
  18. Shin JS, Hong A, Solomon MJ, Lee CS. The role of telomeres and telomerase in the pathology of human cancer and aging. Pathology 2006; 38:103-113
  19. Solomon MJ. Lord SJ. Walleser S. Review: computed tomographic colonography is accurate for medium and large colorectal polyps and cancer. Evidence Based Medicine 2006; 11:153
  20. Young JM, Hollands MJ, Solomon MJ. Surgeons’ participation in continuing medical education: is it evidence-based? Medical Education 2006; 40:423-429
  21. Young JM, O’Brien C, Harrison JD, Solomon MJ. Clinical trials in head and neck oncology: an evaluation of clinicians’ willingness to participate. Head & Neck 2006; 28:235-243

Journal Articles Published in 2005

  1. Byrne CM, Solomon MJ, Rex J, Young JM, Heggie D, Merlino C. Telephone vs. face-to-face biofeedback for fecal incontinence: comparison of two techniques in 239 patients. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum 2005; 48:2281-2288
  2. Foy R, Eccles MP, Jamtvedt G, Young J, Grimshaw JM, Baker R. What do we know about how to do audit and feedback? Pitfalls in applying evidence from a systematic review. BMC Health Services Research 2005; 5:50
  3. Harris I, Mulford J, Solomon MJ, Van Gelder JM, Young JM. Association between compensation status and outcome after surgery: a meta-analysis. Journal of the American Association 2005; 293:1644 -1652
  4. Harrison JD, Young JM, Butow P, Salkeld G, Solomon MJ. Is it worth the risk? A systematic review of instruments that measure risk propensity for use in the health setting. Social Science and Medicine 2005; 60:1385-1396
  5. Hossack T, Solomon MJ, Young JM. Ano-cutaneous flap repair for complex and recurrent suprasphincteric anal fistula. Colorectal Disease 2005; 7:187-192
  6. Jatan AK, Solomon MJ, Young JM, Cooper M, Pathma-Nathan N. Laparoscopic management of rectal endometriosis. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum 2005; 49:169-174
  7. Joshua AM, Adams D, McKenzie P, Solomon MJ, Clarke SJ. Small blue cell tumors of the rectum. Case 2. Small-cell carcinoma of the rectum. Journal of Clinical Oncology 2005; 23:912-913
  8. Salkeld G, Solomon MJ, Butow P, Short L. Discrete-choice experiment to measure patient preferences for the surgical management of colorectal cancer. British Journal of Surgery 2005; 92:742-747
  9. Thornton M, Solomon MJ. Long-term indwelling seton for complex anal fistulas in Crohn’s disease. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum 2005; 48:459-463
  10. Tobin P, Clarke S, Seale JP, Lee S, Solomon MJ, Aulds S, Crawford M, Gallagher J, Eyers T, Rivory L. The in vitro metabolism of irinotecan (CPT-11) by carboxylesterase and beta-glucuronidase in human colorectal tumours. British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology 2005; 62:122-129

Journal Articles Published in 2004

  1. Abraham N, Young JM, Solomon MJ. Meta-analysis of short-term outcomes after laparoscopic resection for colorectal cancer. British Journal of Surgery 2004; 91:1111-1124
  2. Baskar S, Phillips J, McCredden P, Solomon MJ. Free colorectal cancer cells on the peritoneal surface: correlation with pathological variables and survival. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum 2004; 42:2076 – 2079
  3. Huilgol R, Wright C, Solomon MJ. Laparoscopic versus open ileocolic resection for Crohn’s disease. Journal of Laparoendoscopic Advanced Surgical Techniques A 2004; 14:61 - 65
  4. Rieger N, Tjandra, Solomon MJ. Endoanal and endorectal ultrasound: applications in colorectal surgery. ANZ Journal of Surgery 2004; 74:671-675
  5. Salkeld G, Solomon MJ, Short L, Butow PN. A matter of trust – patient’s views on decision-making in colorectal cancer. Health Expectations 2004; 7:104 – 114
  6. Salkeld G, Bagia M, Solomon MJ. Economic impact of laparoscopic versus open abdominal rectopexy. British Journal of Surgery 2004; 91:1188-1191
  7. Solomon MJ, Smith SR. Medical therapies are less effective than surgery for anal fissure. Evidence Based Medicine 2004; 9:112
  8. Young JM, Harrison JD, White G, May J, Solomon MJ. Developing measures of surgeons equipoise to assess the feasibility of randomized controlled trials in vascular surgery. Surgery 2004; 136:1070-1076

Journal Articles Published in 2003

  1. Abraham N, Selby W, Lazarus R, Solomon MJ. Is smoking an indirect risk factor for the development of ulcerative colitis? An age and sex-matched case-control study. Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology 2003; 18:139-146
  2. Adelstein B-A, Trevena L, Barratt A, Salkeld G. Is home screening for bowel cancer a good idea? Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 2003; 27:265-266
  3. Chew SSB, Ngo TQ, Douglas PR, Newstead GL, Selby W, Solomon MJ. Cholecystectomy in patients with Crohn’s Ileitis. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum 2003; 46:1484-1488
  4. Gattellari M, Young JM, Ward JE. GP and patient predictors of PSA screening in Australian general practice. Family Practice 2003; 20:294-303
  5. Huilgol RL, Young CJ, Solomon MJ. The GIST of it: case reports of a gastrointestinal stromal tumour and a leiomyoma of the anorectum. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery 2003; 73:167-69
  6. Jamtvedt G, Young JM, Kristoffersen DT, O’ Brien MA, Oxman A. Audit and feedback: effects on professional practice and health care outcomes (Cochrane Review). In:The Cochrane Library Issue 3, 2003. Oxford, Update Software
  7. Mackay SG, Pager CK, Joseph D, Stewart PJ, Solomon MJ. Assessment of the accuracy of transrectal ultrasonography in anorectal neoplasia. British Journal of Surgery 2003; 90:346-350
  8. Manning J, Korda A, Benness C, Solomon MJ. The association of obstructive defecation, lower urinary tract dysfunction and the benign joint hypermobility syndrome. A case-control study. International Urogynecology Journal of Pelvic Floor Dysfunctions 2003; 14:128-132
  9. Morgan M, Koorey D, Painter D, Findlay M, Newland R, Chapuis P, Solomon MJ. p53 and DCC immunohistochemistry in curative rectal cancer surgery. International Journal of Colorectal Disease 2003; 18:188-195
  10. Salkeld G, Solomon MJ, Short L, Ryan M, Ward JE. Evidence-based consumer choice: a case study in colorectal cancer screening. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 2003; 27:449-455
  11. Salkeld G, Solomon MJ. An economic perspective on evidence based patient choice in surgery. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery 2003; 73:427-430
  12. Salkeld GP, Solomon MJ, Short L, Ward J. Measuring the importance of attributes that influence consumer attitudes to colorectal cancer screening. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery 2003; 73:128-132
  13. Saw RPM, Morgan M, Koorey D, Painter D, Findlay M, Stevens G, Clarke S, Chapuis P, Solomon MJ. p53, deleted in colorectal cancer gene, and thymidylate synthase as predictors of histopathological response and survival in low, locally advanced rectal cancer treated with preoperative adjuvant therapy. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum 2003; 46:192-202
  14. Solomon MJ, Pager CK, Keshava A, Findlay M, Butow P, Salkeld GP, Roberts R. What do patients want? Patient preferences and surrogate decision making in the treatment of colorectal cancer. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum 2003; 46:1351-357
  15. Solomon MJ, Pager CK, Rex J, Roberts R, Manning J. Randomized, controlled trial of biofeedback with anal manometry, transanal ultrasound or pelvic floor retraining with digital guidance alone in the treatment of mild to moderate fecal incontinence. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum 2003; 46:703-710
  16. Solomon MJ, Pager CK, Young JM, Roberts R, Butow P. Patient entry into randomized controlled trials of colorectal cancer treatment: factors influencing participation. Surgery 2003; 33:608-613
  17. Solomon MJ, Smith S. Review: Medical therapies are less effective than surgery for anal fissure. Evidence-Based Medicine 2004; 4:153
  18. Young JM, Solomon MJ. Improving the evidence base in surgery: evaluating surgical effectiveness [Invited article]. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery 2003; 73:507-510
  19. Young JM, Solomon MJ. Improving the evidence-base surgery: sources of bias in surgical studies [Invited article]. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery 2003; 73:504-506
  20. Young JM, Ward JE. Randomised trial of intensive academic detailing to promote opportunistic recruitment of women to cervical screening by general practitioners. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 2003; 27:273-281
  21. Young JM, Davey C, Ward JE. Influence of `framing effect’ on women’s support for gov-ernment funding of breast cancer screening. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 2003; 27:287-290
  22. Young JM, Ward JE. GPs’ views of which professions should conduct academic visits in general practice to promote preventive care. Australian Family Physician 2003; 32:189-190
  23. Young JM, Hollands, MJ, Ward JE, Holman CDJ. Role for opinion leaders in promoting evidence-based surgery. Arch Surgery 2003; 138:785-791