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Otago Medical School staff profiles

Professor Frank Frizelle

PositionProfessor
DepartmentDepartment of Surgery (Christchurch)
QualificationsMBChB MMedSc (Otago) FRACS
Research summaryColorectal surgery

Research

Frank is Professor of Colorectal Surgery at the University of Otago, Christchurch, Colorectal Surgeon at Christchurch Hospital with the Canterbury District Health Board, and Editor in Chief of the New Zealand Medical Journal. He trained in general surgery in New Zealand before undertaking post fellowship training in colorectal surgery at the Mayo Clinic, and Scotland.

Professor Frizelle's research interests are:

  • Management and outcomes of patients with colorectal diseases especially colorectal cancer, locally recurrent rectal cancer, anal cancer and diverticular disease
  • The role of surgery in the management of inflammatory bowel disease
  • Medical legal and publication issues related to medicine in general and surgery specifically.

Publications

O'Grady, M., Clarke, L., Turner, G., Doogue, M., Purcell, R., Pearson, J., & Frizelle, F. (2020). Statin use and risk of acute diverticulitis: A population-based case-control study. Medicine, 99(20), e20264. doi: 10.1097/md.0000000000020264

Smith, B. K., Roberts, R. H., & Frizelle, F. A. (2020). O2 no longer the Go2: A systematic review and meta-analysis comparing the effects of giving perioperative oxygen therapy of 30% FiO2 to 80% FiO2 on surgical site infection and mortality. World Journal of Surgery, 44, 69-77. doi: 10.1007/s00268-019-05224-3

Chittleborough, T. J., Gutlic, I., Pearson, J. F., Watson, A., Bhatti, L. A., Buchwald, P., … Wakeman, C., Eglinton, T., & Frizelle, F. (2020). Increasing incidence of young-onset colorectal carcinoma: A three-country population analysis. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum, 63, 903-910. doi: 10.1097/DCR.0000000000001631

Aitchison, A., Hakkaart, C., Whitehead, M., Khan, S., Siddique, S., Ahmed, R., Frizelle, F. A., & Keenan, J. I. (2020). CDH1 gene mutation in early-onset, colorectal signet-ring cell carcinoma. Pathology - Research & Practice, 216, 152912. doi: 10.1016/j.prp.2020.152912

PelvEx Collaborative, including Eglinton, T., Frizelle, F. A., & Wakeman, C. (2020). Management strategies for patients with advanced rectal cancer and liver metastases using modified Delphi methodology: Results from the PelvEx Collaborative. Colorectal Disease. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/codi.15007

Chapter in Book - Research

Eglinton, T. W., & Frizelle, F. A. (2019). Laparoscopic sigmoid colectomy for diverticular disease. In M. Parker & W. Hohenberger (Eds.), Lower gastrointestinal tract surgery: (Vol. 1): Laparoscopic procedures. (pp. 285-306). Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature. doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-05240-9_9

Nguyen, T., & Frizelle, F. A. (2010). Invited commentary. In G. A. Santoro, A. P. Wieczorek & C. I. Bartram (Eds.), Pelvic floor disorders: Imaging and multidisciplinary approach to management. (pp. 679-684). Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-88-470-1542-5_89

Eglinton, T. W., & Frizelle, F. A. (2010). Investigation and management of complications after coloproctological surgery. In G. A. Santoro, A. P. Wieczorek & C. I. Bartram (Eds.), Pelvic floor disorders: Imaging and multidisciplinary approach to management. (pp. 713-723). Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-88-470-1542-5_93

Nyam, D. N., Frizelle, F. A., & Pemberton, J. H. (1998). Physiologic derangements of the rectum and anus. In T. A. Miller (Ed.), Modern Surgical Care. Physiologic Foundations and Clinical Applications, 2nd Edition. (pp. 702-727). St Louis, Missouri: Quality Medical Publishing.

Wolff, B. W., & Frizelle, F. A. (1998). Recurrent Diverticulitis Following Resection. In J. P. Welch, J. Cohen, W. Sardella & P. Vignati (Eds.), Diverticular Disease, Management of the Difficult Surgical Case, 1st edition. (pp. 343-351). Williams and Wilkins.

Frizelle, F. A., & Nelson, H. (1997). Psychological Factors of IBD including Sexual Function. In R. N. Allen, M. R. B. Keighley, J. Alexander-Williams, V. W. Fazio, S. Hanauer & J. M. Rhodes (Eds.), Inflammatory Bowel Disease, 3rd edition. (pp. 943-947). Churchill-Livingston.

Frizelle, F. A., & Nelson, H. (1995). Recurrent colon cancer. In S. D. Wexner & A. M. Vernava (Eds.), Clinical Decision Making in Colorectal Surgery. (pp. 389-395). New York: Igaku-Shoin.

Bower, T. C., Wolff, B. W., & Frizelle, F. A. (1995). Ischaemic cokitor. In Current Therapy. 5th edn. (pp. 182-186). St Louis: Mosby.

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Chapter in Book - Other

Frizelle, F. (2013). Surgery. In P. Joyce, G. Nicholls, K. Thomas & T. Wilkinson (Eds.), The Christchurch experience: 40 years of research and teaching. (pp. 60-66). Christchurch, New Zealand: University of Otago.

Frizelle, F., & Barclay, M. (2008). Constipation in adults. In C. Young (Ed.), Clinical evidence handbook: The international source of the best available evidence for effective health care. (pp. 167). UK: BMJ: Evidence Centre.

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Journal - Research Article

O'Grady, M., Clarke, L., Turner, G., Doogue, M., Purcell, R., Pearson, J., & Frizelle, F. (2020). Statin use and risk of acute diverticulitis: A population-based case-control study. Medicine, 99(20), e20264. doi: 10.1097/md.0000000000020264

PelvEx Collaborative, including Eglinton, T., Frizelle, F. A., & Wakeman, C. (2020). Management strategies for patients with advanced rectal cancer and liver metastases using modified Delphi methodology: Results from the PelvEx Collaborative. Colorectal Disease. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/codi.15007

Aitchison, A., Hakkaart, C., Whitehead, M., Khan, S., Siddique, S., Ahmed, R., Frizelle, F. A., & Keenan, J. I. (2020). CDH1 gene mutation in early-onset, colorectal signet-ring cell carcinoma. Pathology - Research & Practice, 216, 152912. doi: 10.1016/j.prp.2020.152912

Chittleborough, T. J., Gutlic, I., Pearson, J. F., Watson, A., Bhatti, L. A., Buchwald, P., … Wakeman, C., Eglinton, T., & Frizelle, F. (2020). Increasing incidence of young-onset colorectal carcinoma: A three-country population analysis. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum, 63, 903-910. doi: 10.1097/DCR.0000000000001631

Smith, B. K., Roberts, R. H., & Frizelle, F. A. (2020). O2 no longer the Go2: A systematic review and meta-analysis comparing the effects of giving perioperative oxygen therapy of 30% FiO2 to 80% FiO2 on surgical site infection and mortality. World Journal of Surgery, 44, 69-77. doi: 10.1007/s00268-019-05224-3

Peacock, O., Waters, P. S., Kong, J. C., Warrier, S. K., Wakeman, C., Eglinton, T., … Frizelle, F. A., & McCormick, J. J. (2020). Complications after extended radical resections for locally advanced and recurrent pelvic malignancies: A 25-year experience. Annals of Surgical Oncology, 27, 409-414. doi: 10.1245/s10434-019-07816-8

Turner, G. A., O'Grady, M., Frizelle, F. A., Eglinton, T. W., & Sharma, P. V. (2020). Influence of obesity on the risk of recurrent acute diverticulitis. ANZ Journal of Surgery. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/ans.15784

Richards, S. J. G., Senadeera, S. C., & Frizelle, F. A. (2020). Sarcopenia, as assessed by psoas cross-sectional area, is predictive of adverse postoperative outcomes in patients undergoing colorectal cancer surgery. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum, 63, 807-815. doi: 10.1097/dcr.0000000000001633

PelvEx Collaborative, including Eglinton, T., Frizelle, F., & Wakeman, C. (2020). Simultaneous pelvic exenteration and liver resection for primary rectal cancer with synchronous liver metastases: Results from the PelvEx Collaborative. Colorectal Disease. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/codi.15064

Hawkins, A. T., Wise, P. E., Chan, T., Lee, J. T., Glyn Mullaney, T., Wood, V., Eglinton, T., Frizelle, F., … Lightner, A. L. (2020). Diverticulitis: An update from the age old paradigm. Current Problems in Surgery. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.cpsurg.2020.100862

Richards, S. J. G., Jerram, P. M., Brett, C., Falloon, M., & Frizelle, F. A. (2020). The association between low pre-operative step count and adverse post-operative outcomes in older patients undergoing colorectal cancer surgery. Perioperative Medicine, 9, 20. doi: 10.1186/s13741-020-00150-8

O'Grady, M., Turner, G., Currie, W., Yi, M., Frizelle, F., & Purcell, R. (2020). Acute diverticulitis: An ongoing economic burden on the health system. ANZ Journal of Surgery. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/ans.16234

Taylor, W. S., Pearson, J., Miller, A., Schmeier, S., Frizelle, F. A., & Purcell, R. V. (2020). MinION sequencing of colorectal cancer tumour microbiomes: A comparison with amplicon-based and RNA-sequencing. PLoS ONE, 15(5), e0233170. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0233170

Richards, S. J. G., Cherry, T. J., Frizelle, F. A., & Eglinton, T. W. (2020). Pre-operative frailty is predictive of adverse post-operative outcomes in colorectal cancer patients. ANZ Journal of Surgery. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/ans.16319

Proctor, M. J., Westwood, D. A., Donahoe, S., Chauhan, A., Lynch, A. C., Heriot, A. G., … Frizelle, F. A., & Wakeman, C. J. (2020). Morbidity associated with the immediate vertical rectus abdominus myocutaneous (VRAM) flap reconstruction after radical pelvic surgery. Colorectal Disease, 22(5), 562-568. doi: 10.1111/codi.14909

Glyn Mullaney, T., & Frizelle, F. (2020). Quality of life outcomes in patients undergoing surgery for locally recurrent rectal cancer. Seminars in Colon & Rectal Surgery, 31, 100767. doi: 10.1016/j.scrs.2020.100767

Waddell, O., McCombie, A., & Frizelle, F. (2020). Colostomy and quality of life after spinal cord injury: Systematic review. BJS Open. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/bjs5.50339

Peacock, O., Waters, P. S., Kong, J. C., Warrier, S. K., Wakeman, C., Eglinton, T., … Frizelle, F. A., & McCormick, J. J. (2020). Complications and 5-year survival after radical resections which include urological organs for locally advanced and recurrent pelvic malignancies: Analysis of 646 consecutive cases. Techniques in Coloproctology, 24(2), 181-190. doi: 10.1007/s10151-019-02141-4

Lau, Y. C., Jongerius, K., Wakeman, C., Heriot, A. G., Solomon, M. J., Sagar, P. M., … Frizelle, F. A. (2019). Influence of the level of sacrectomy on survival in patients with locally advanced and recurrent rectal cancer. British Journal of Surgery, 106, 484-490. doi: 10.1002/bjs.11048

PelvEx Collaborative, including Eglinton, T., Frizelle, F. A., & Wakeman, C. (2019). Palliative pelvic exenteration: A systematic review of patient-centered outcomes. European Journal of Surgical Oncology, 45(10), 1787-1795. doi: 10.1016/j.ejso.2019.06.011

Keenan, J., Aitchison, A., Leaman, J., Pearson, J., & Frizelle, F. (2019). Faecal biomarkers do not always identify pre-cancerous lesions in patients who present in primary care with bowel symptoms. New Zealand Medical Journal, 132(1501), 48-56. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Waters, P. S., Peacock, O., Warrier, S. K., Wakeman, C., Eglinton, T., Lynch, A. C., Frizelle, F. A., … McCormick, J. (2019). Evolution of pelvic exenteration surgery: Resectional trends and survival outcomes over three decades. European Journal of Surgical Oncology, 45(12), 2325-2333. doi: 10.1016/j.ejso.2019.07.015

PelvEx Collaborative, including Eglinton, T., Frizelle, F. A., & Wakeman, C. (2019). Changing outcomes following pelvic exenteration for locally advanced and recurrent rectal cancer. BJS Open, 3(4), 516-520. doi: 10.1002/bjs5.50153

PelvEx Collaborative, including Eglinton, T., Frizelle, F. A., & Wakeman, C. (2019). Surgical and survival outcomes following pelvic exenteration for locally advanced primary rectal cancer: Results from an international collaboration. Annals of Surgery, 269(2), 315-321. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002528

Richards, S. J. G., D'Souza, J., Pascoe, R., Falloon, M., & Frizelle, F. A. (2019). Prevalence of frailty in a tertiary hospital: A point prevalence observational study. PLoS ONE, 14(7), e0219083. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0219083

Al-Busaidi, I. S., Bailey, T., Dobbs, B., Eglinton, T. W., Wakeman, C. J., & Frizelle, F. A. (2019). Complete resection of colorectal cancer with ovarian metastases combined with chemotherapy is associated with improved survival. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 89, 1091-1096. doi: 10.1111/ans.14930

Peacock, O., Waters, P. S., Bressel, M., Lynch, A. C., Wakeman, C., Eglinton, T., … Frizelle, F. A., & Heriot, A. G. (2019). Prognostic factors and patterns of failure after surgery for T4 rectal cancer in the beyond total mesorectal excision era. British Journal of Surgery, 106(12), 1685-1696. doi: 10.1002/bjs.11242

PelvEx Collaborative, including Eglinton, T., Frizelle, F. A., & Wakeman, C. (2019). Pelvic exenteration for advanced nonrectal pelvic malignancy. Annals of Surgery, 270(5), 899-905. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003533

Purcell, R. V., Schmeier, S., Lau, Y. C., Pearson, J. F., & Frizelle, F. A. (2019). Molecular subtyping improves prognostication of Stage 2 colorectal cancer. BMC Cancer, 19(1), 1155. doi: 10.1186/s12885-019-6327-4

Senadeera, S. C., Vun, S. V., Butterfield, N., Eglinton, T., & Frizelle, F. A. (2018). Role of super-selective embolization in lower gastrointestinal bleeding. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 88(9), E644-E648. doi: 10.1111/ans.14441

Buchwald, P., Hall, C., Davidson, C., Dixon, L., Dobbs, B., Robinson, B., & Frizelle, F. (2018). Improved survival for rectal cancer compared to colon cancer: The four cohort study. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 88(3), E114-E117. doi: 10.1111/ans.13730

van Rij, A., Thomas, J., McKenzie, R., Diong, J., Frizelle, F., Snelling, J., & Anderson, L. (2018). Incidental findings during a surgical procedure: Patient and public perspectives. New Zealand Medical Journal, 131(1469), 20-31. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Arnold, E. P., Losco, G., English, S., Frizelle, F., & Anthony, A. (2018). Symptoms of bowel dysfunction and their management after spinal cord injury in a New Zealand centre. New Zealand Medical Journal, 131(1475), 21-26. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Richards, S. J. G., Frizelle, F. A., Geddes, J. A., Eglinton, T. W., & Hampton, M. B. (2018). Frailty in surgical patients. International Journal of Colorectal Disease, 33(12), 1657-1666. doi: 10.1007/s00384-018-3163-y

Clarke, L., Abbott, H., Sharma, P., Eglinton, T. W., & Frizelle, F. A. (2018). Impact of restenting for recurrent colonic obstruction due to tumour ingrowth. BJS Open, 1(6), 202-206. doi: 10.1002/bjs5.34

PelvEx Collaborative, including Eglinton, T., Frizelle, F. A., & Wakeman, C. (2018). Factors affecting outcomes following pelvic exenteration for locally recurrent rectal cancer. British Journal of Surgery, 105(6), 650-657. doi: 10.1002/bjs.10734

Pal, A., Lal, R., & Frizelle, F. (2018). Aviation-based teamwork skills work for surgeons: Time for an 'aviation bundle'? ANZ Journal of Surgery, 88(12), 1231-1235. doi: 10.1111/ans.14892

McCombie, A. M., Frizelle, F., Bagshaw, P. F., Frampton, C. M., Hewett, P. J., McMurrick, P. J., … on behalf of the ALCCaS Trial group. (2018). The ALCCaS Trial: A randomized controlled trial comparing quality of life following laparoscopic versus open colectomy for colon cancer. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum, 61(10), 1156-1162. doi: 10.1097/dcr.0000000000001165

PelvEx Collaborative, including Eglinton, T., Frizelle, F. A., & Wakeman, C. (2018). Minimally invasive surgery techniques in pelvic exenteration: A systematic and meta-analysis review. Surgical Endoscopy, 32, 4707-4715. doi: 10.1007/s00464-018-6299-5

Purcell, R. V., Visnovska, M., Biggs, P. J., Schmeier, S., & Frizelle, F. A. (2017). Distinct gut microbiome patterns associate with consensus molecular subtypes of colorectal cancer. Scientific Reports, 7, 11590. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-11237-6

Rayen, J., Currie, T., Gearry, R. B., Frizelle, F., & Eglinton, T. (2017). The long-term outcome of anti-TNF alpha therapy in perianal Crohn's disease. Techniques in Coloproctology, 21(2), 119-124. doi: 10.1007/s10151-016-1578-4

Alamri, Y., Moon, D., Ah Yen, D., Wakeman, C., Eglinton, T., & Frizelle, F. (2017). Ten-year experience of splenic trauma in New Zealand: The rise of non-operative management. New Zealand Medical Journal, 130(1463), 11-18. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Cross, A. J., Buchwald, P. L., Frizelle, F. A., & Eglinton, T. W. (2017). Meta-analysis of prophylactic mesh to prevent parastomal hernia. British Journal of Surgery, 104(3), 179-186. doi: 10.1002/bjs.10402

Gandhi, J., Davidson, C., Hall, C., Pearson, J., Eglinton, T., Wakeman, C., & Frizelle, F. (2017). Population-based study demonstrating an increase in colorectal cancer in young patients. British Journal of Surgery, 104(8), 1063-1068. doi: 10.1002/bjs.10518

Fischer, J., Dobbs, B., Dixon, L., Eglinton, T. W., Wakeman, C. J., Frizelle, F. A., on behalf of the New Zealand Malignant Polyp Study (NZ MAPS) Group, including Thompson-Fawcett, M. (2017). Management of malignant colorectal polyps in New Zealand. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 87(5), 350-355. doi: 10.1111/ans.13502

Fernando, C., Frizelle, F., Wakeman, C., Frampton, C., & Robinson, B. (2017). Colorectal multidisciplinary meeting audit to determine patient benefit. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 87(11), E173-E177. doi: 10.1111/ans.13366

Purcell, R. V., Pearson, J., Aitchison, A., Dixon, L., Frizelle, F. A., & Keenan, J. I. (2017). Colonization with enterotoxigenic Bacteroides fragilis is associated with early-stage colorectal neoplasia. PLoS ONE, 12(2), e0171602. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0171602

Marshall, J. R., Buchwald, P. L., Gandhi, J., Schultz, J. K., Hider, P. N., Frizelle, F. A., & Eglinton, T. W. (2017). Laparoscopic lavage in the management of Hinchey grade III diverticulitis: A systematic review. Annals of Surgery, 265(4), 670-676. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000002005

Buchwald, P., Dixon, L., Wakeman, C. J., Eglinton, T. W., & Frizelle, F. A. (2017). Hinchey I and II diverticular abscesses: Long-term outcome of conservative treatment. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 87(12), 1011-1014. doi: 10.1111/ans.13501

Purcell, R. V., Pearson, J., Frizelle, F. A., & Keenan, J. I. (2016). Comparison of standard, quantitative and digital PCR in the detection of enterotoxigenic Bacteroides fragilis. Scientific Reports, 6, 34554. doi: 10.1038/srep34554

McCombie, A., Lee, Y., Vanamala, R., Gearry, R., Frizelle, F., Mckay, E., Williman, J., & Eglinton, T. (2016). Early postoperative complications have long-term impact on quality of life after restorative proctocolectomy. Medicine, 95(27), e3966. doi: 10.1097/md.0000000000003966

Hopper, L., Eglinton, T. W., Wakeman, C., Dobbs, B. R., Dixon, L., & Frizelle, F. A. (2016). Progress in the management of retrorectal tumours. Colorectal Disease, 18(4), 410-417. doi: 10.1111/codi.13117

Keenan, J. I., Aitchison, A., Purcell, R. V., Greenlees, R., Pearson, J. F., & Frizelle, F. A. (2016). Screening for enterotoxigenic Bacteroides fragilis in stool samples. Anaerobe, 40, 50-53. doi: 10.1016/j.anaerobe.2016.05.004

Aitchison, A., Frizelle, F. A., & Keenan, J. I. (2016). PCR detection of the Bacteroides fragilis enterotoxin gene relies on robust primer design. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 54(1), 239-240. doi: 10.1128/jcm.02785-15

Buchwald, P., Diesing, L., Dixon, L., Wakeman, C., Eglinton, T., Dobbs, B., & Frizelle, F. (2016). Cohort study of mesenteric panniculitis and its relationship to malignancy. British Journal of Surgery, 103(12), 1727-1730. doi: 10.1002/bjs.10229

Wakeman, C., Keenan, J., Eteuati, J., Hollington, P., Eglinton, T., & Frizelle, F. (2016). Chemoprevention of colorectal neoplasia. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 87(12), E228-E232. doi: 10.1111/ans.13392

Siu, J., Lim, M., Fischer, J., Dobbs, B., Wakeman, C., Ing, A., & Frizelle, F. (2016). Ten-year review of gastrointestinal stromal tumours at a tertiary referral hospital in New Zealand. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 86(3), 162-166. doi: 10.1111/ans.12429

Cross, A. J., McCormick, J. J., Griffin, N., Dixon, L., Dobbs, B., & Frizelle, F. A. (2016). Malignancy and mesenteric panniculitis. Colorectal Disease, 18(4), 372-377. doi: 10.1111/codi.13154

Lee, Y., McCombie, A., Gearry, R., Frizelle, F. A., Vanamala, R., Leong, R. W., & Eglinton, T. (2016). Disability in restorative proctocolectomy recipients measured using the inflammatory bowel disease disability index. Journal of Crohn's & Colitis, 10(12), 1378-1384. doi: 10.1093/ecco-jcc/jjw114

Alamri, Y., Buchwald, P., Dixon, L., Dobbs, B., Eglinton, T., McCormick, J., Wakeman, C., & Frizelle, F. A. (2016). Salvage surgery in patients with recurrent or residual squamous cell carcinoma of the anus. European Journal of Surgical Oncology, 42(11), 1687-1692. doi: 10.1016/j.ejso.2016.05.006

Taylor, J., Dixon, L., Pascoe, R., Dobbs, B., Kennedy, R., & Frizelle, F. (2016). Elective surgical outcomes of patients in Christchurch, New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal, 129(1447), 64-71. Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Alamri, Y., Frizelle, F., Al-Mahrouqi, H., Eglinton, T., & Roberts, R. (2016). Surgical ward round checklist: Does it improve medical documentation? A clinical review of Christchurch general surgical notes. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 86(11), 878-882. doi: 10.1111/ans.13425

Reeves, M., Frizelle, F., Wakeman, C., & Parker, C. (2015). Acute colonic pseudo-obstruction in pregnancy. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 85, 728-733. doi: 10.1111/ans.13201

Wadsworth, P., Blackburne, H., Dixon, L., Dobbs, B., Eglinton, T., Ing, A., Mulder, R., Porter, R. J., Wakeman, C., & Frizelle, F. A. (2015). Does bowel preparation for colonoscopy affect cognitive function? Medicine, 94(44), e1823. doi: 10.1097/md.0000000000001823

Simcock, J. W., Armitage, J., Dixon, L., MacFarlane, K., Robertson, G. M., & Frizelle, F. A. (2014). Skin closure after laparotomy with staples or sutures: A study of the mature scar. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 84(9), 656-659. doi: 10.1111/ans.12257

Tyrer, P. C., Frizelle, F. A., & Keenan, J. I. (2014). Escherichia coli-derived outer membrane vesicles are genotoxic to human enterocyte-like cells. Infectious Agents & Cancer, 9, 2. doi: 10.1186/1750-9378-9-2

Sharma, P. V., Eglinton, T., Hider, P., & Frizelle, F. (2014). Systematic review and meta-analysis of the role of routine colonic evaluation after radiologically confirmed acute diverticulitis. Annals of Surgery, 259(2), 263-272. doi: 10.1097/sla.0000000000000294

Plunkett, M., Murray, M., Frizelle, F., Teague, L., Hinder, V., & Findlay, M. (2014). Colorectal adenocarcinoma cancer in New Zealand in those under 25 years of age (1997–2007). ANZ Journal of Surgery, 84(5), 371-375. doi: 10.1111/ans.12380

Abbott, S., Eglinton, T. W., Ma, Y., Stevenson, C., Robertson, G. M., & Frizelle, F. A. (2014). Predictors of outcome in palliative colonic stent placement for malignant obstruction. British Journal of Surgery, 101(2), 121-126. doi: 10.1002/bjs.9340

Goonerante, D., Gray, C., Lim, M., Dixon, L., Dobbs, B., Wakeman, C., Frizelle, F., for the Colorectal Lung Metastases Research Group (CRLMRG), including Thompson-Fawcett, M., Ho, C., & Dennett, E. (2013). Survival outcome in New Zealand after resection of colorectal cancer lung metastases. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 83(12), 959-962. doi: 10.1111/ans.12012

Lim, M., Sharma, P., Ing, A., Blackburne, H., Robinson, B., Dixon, L., Frampton, C., & Frizelle, F. (2013). Continued progress with stage III colorectal cancer: A triple cohort study. New Zealand Medical Journal, 126(1382). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Parnaby, C. N., Barrow, E. J., Edirimanne, S. B., Parrott, N. R., Frizelle, F. A., & Watson, A. J. M. (2012). Colorectal complications of end-stage renal failure and renal transplantation: A review. Colorectal Disease, 14(4), 403-415. doi: 10.1111/j.1463-1318.2010.02491.x

McFarlane, K., Dixon, L., Wakeman, C. J., Robertson, G. M., Eglinton, T. W., & Frizelle, F. A. (2012). The process and outcomes of a nurse led colorectal cancer follow-up clinic. Colorectal Disease, 14(5), e245-e249. doi: 10.1111/j.1463-1318.2011.02923.x

Lim, G., Viney, S. K., Chapman, B. A., Frizelle, F. A., & Gearry, R. B. (2012). A prospective study of endoscopist-blinded colonoscopy withdrawal times and polyp detection rates in a tertiary hospital. New Zealand Medical Journal, 125(1356). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Eglinton, T. W., Barclay, M. L., Gearry, R. B., & Frizelle, F. A. (2012). The spectrum of perianal Crohn's disease in a population-based cohort. Diseases of the Colon & Rectum, 55(7), 773-777. doi: 10.1097/DCR.0b013e31825228b0

Wilkes, A., Griffin, N., Dixon, L., Dobbs, B., & Frizelle, F. A. (2012). Mesenteric panniculitis: A paraneoplastic phenomenon? Diseases of the Colon & Rectum, 55(7), 806-809. doi: 10.1097/DCR.0b013e318252e286

Eglinton, T. W., Roberts, R., Pearson, J., Barclay, M., Merriman, T. R., Frizelle, F. A., & Gearry, R. B. (2012). Clinical and genetic risk factors for perianal Crohn's disease in a population-based cohort. American Journal of Gastroenterology, 107, 589-596. doi: 10.1038/ajg.2011.437

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Ooi, K., Frizelle, F., Ong, E., & Faragher, I. (2012). Current practice in preoperative therapy and surgical management of locally advanced rectal cancer: A bi-national survey. Colorectal Disease, 14(7), 814-820. doi: 10.1111/j.1463-1318.2011.02813.x

Parnaby, C. N., Bailey, W., Balasingham, A., Beckert, L., Eglinton, T., Fife, J., Frizelle, F. A., Jeffery, M., & Watson, A. J. M. (2012). Pulmonary staging in colorectal cancer: A review. Colorectal Disease, 14(6), 660-670. doi: 10.1111/j.1463-1318.2011.02601.x

Pitama, S., Cave, T., Huria, T., Lacey, C., Cuddy, J., & Frizelle, F. (2012). Exploring Maori health worker perspectives on colorectal screening. New Zealand Medical Journal, 125(1356). Retrieved from http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Fife, J., Raniga, S., Hider, P. N., & Frizelle, F. A. (2011). Folic acid supplementation and colorectal cancer risk: A meta-analysis. Colorectal Disease, 13(2), 132-137. doi: 10.1111/j.1463-1318.2009.02089.x

Allardyce, R. A., Bagshaw, P. F., Frampton, C. M., Frizelle, F. A., Hewett, P. J., Rieger, N. A., … Stevenson, A. R. L. (2011). Ethical issues with the disclosure of surgical trial short-term data. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 81(3), 125-131. doi: 10.1111/j.1445-2197.2010.05433.x

Westwood, D. A., Eglinton, T. W., & Frizelle, F. A. (2011). Routine colonoscopy following acute uncomplicated diverticulitis. British Journal of Surgery, 98, 1630-1634. doi: 10.1002/bjs.7602

Keenan, J. I., Beaugie, C. R., Jasmann, B., Potter, H. C., Collett, J. A., & Frizelle, F. A. (2010). Helicobacter species in the human colon. Colorectal Disease, 12(1), 48-53. doi: 10.1111/j.1463-1318.2008.01672.x

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Kennedy, R., Lee, A., & Frizelle, F. A. (2010). Influence of general health and degree of surgical insult on long-term survival. British Journal of Surgery, 97, 782-788. doi: 10.1002/bjs.6960

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