Affiliation: James Cook University
- Faecal incontinence in rural and regional northern Queensland community-dwelling adultsLynne M Bartlett
James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
Rural Remote Health 13:2563. 2013..This prompted concern regarding the level of faecal incontinence in the community. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of faecal incontinence in the North and Far North Queensland urban and rural communities...
- Biofeedback for fecal incontinence: a randomized study comparing exercise regimensLynne Bartlett
School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Science, North Queensland Centre for Cancer Research, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
Dis Colon Rectum 54:846-56. 2011..Biofeedback is a recommended conservative therapy when medication and pelvic floor exercises have failed to improve patient outcomes...
- Biofeedback therapy for symptoms of bowel dysfunction following surgery for colorectal cancerL Bartlett
Faecal Incontinence Research Group, School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD, 4811, Australia
Tech Coloproctol 15:319-26. 2011..This retrospective review aimed to evaluate biofeedback therapy with regard to patients' symptoms of fecal incontinence (FI) and stool frequency...
- Practical strategies for treating postsurgical bowel dysfunctionKathryn Sloots
The Townsville Hospital, Douglas 4814, Queensland, Australia
J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 36:522-7. 2009..Biofeedback is used to help patients improve anal sphincter and pelvic floor muscle function and bowel elimination habits. Information on the biofeedback component of the treatment program will be described in a subsequent article...
- Impact of fecal incontinence on quality of lifeLynne Bartlett
School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
World J Gastroenterol 15:3276-82. 2009..To explore the impact of fecal incontinence (FI) on quality of life (QOL) of patients attending urogynecology and colorectal clinics (CCs)...
- Ligation of intersphincteric fistula tract compared with advancement flap for complex anorectal fistulas requiring initial seton drainageChrispen Mushaya
Department of Surgery School of Medicine, Townsville and the Australian Institute of Tropical Medicine, North Queensland Centre for Cancer Research, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
Am J Surg 204:283-9. 2012..The ligation of intersphincteric fistula tract (LIFT) is a relatively new surgical technique for treating complex anorectal fistulas...
- Glyceryl trinitrate ointment did not reduce pain after stapled hemorrhoidectomy: a randomized controlled trialTrent Cross
Australian Institute of Tropical Medicine, within the North Queensland Centre for Cancer Research, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
Int Surg 97:112-9. 2012..Sixteen GTN patients were noncompliant due to side effects. None had persistent perianal skin tags. GTN did not reduce postoperative pain after stapled hemorrhoidectomy...