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Malik A; Sinclair J; Ng CHM; Smith CA; Abbott J; Armour M, 2022, 'Allied health and complementary therapy usage in Australian women with chronic pelvic pain: a cross-sectional study', BMC Women's Health, vol. 22, pp. 37, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12905-022-01618-z

Abbott J; Hopkins M; King LP, 2022, 'Ethical Evidence', Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, vol. 29, pp. 693 - 694, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmig.2022.03.017

Rowlands IJ; Hockey R; Abbott JA; Montgomery GW; Mishra GD, 2022, 'Body mass index and the diagnosis of endometriosis: Findings from a national data linkage cohort study', Obesity Research and Clinical Practice, vol. 16, pp. 235 - 241, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.orcp.2022.04.002

Rowlands I; Hockey R; Abbott J; Montgomery G; Mishra G, 2022, 'Longitudinal changes in employment following a diagnosis of endometriosis: Findings from an Australian cohort study', Annals of Epidemiology, vol. 69, pp. 1 - 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.annepidem.2021.10.005

Alonso A; Yuwono NL; Houshdaran S; Abbott J; Rodgers R; Ford CE; Warton K, 2022, 'Comparison of total and endometrial circulating cell-free DNA in women with and without endometriosis', Reproductive BioMedicine Online, vol. 44, pp. 495 - 503, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rbmo.2021.11.006

Abbott JA, 2022, 'Re: Author’s Reply: Endometriosis and other pelvic pain in perspective', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol. 62, pp. E1 - E2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajo.13451

Deans R; Abbott JA, 2022, 'Toward ‘net zero’ hysterectomy for Australia; New Zealand is already heading there…', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol. 62, pp. 9 - 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajo.13478

Li FG; Nesbitt-Hawes E; Abbott JA, 2022, 'Effect of Fractional Carbon Dioxide Laser vs Sham Treatment on Vaginal Symptom Severity in Postmenopausal Women - Reply', JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association, vol. 327, pp. 284 - 285, http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jama.2021.22308

Lim CY; Alonso A; Koh YY; Roydhouse S; McCormack L; Deans R; Nesbitt-Hawes E; Rao A; Causer L; Abbott JA, 2022, 'A Double-blinded, Randomized, Placebo-controlled Trial of Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Elective Nonhysterectomy Laparoscopic Surgery for Benign Gynecologic Conditions: A Pilot Study', Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmig.2022.04.018

McCormack L; Nesbitt-Hawes E; Deans R; Alonso A; Lim C; Li F; Knapman B; Abbott JA, 2022, 'A review of gynaecological surgical practices for trainees and certified specialists in Australia by volume using MBS and AIHW databases', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajo.13523

Kapurubandara SC; Lowes B; Sansom-Daly UM; Deans R; Abbott JA, 2022, 'A systematic review of diagnostic tests to detect pelvic floor myofascial pain', International Urogynecology Journal, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00192-022-05258-7

Nesbitt-Hawes EM; Dietz HP; Ledger WL; Abbott JA, 2022, 'Four-dimensional ultrasound biometry following botulinum toxin type A injection to the pelvic floor', Neurourology and Urodynamics, vol. 41, pp. 375 - 382, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/nau.24833

Li FG; Maheux-Lacroix S; Deans R; Nesbitt-Hawes E; Budden A; Nguyen K; Lim CY; Song S; McCormack L; Lyons SD; Segelov E; Abbott JA, 2022, 'Effect of Fractional Carbon Dioxide Laser vs Sham Treatment on Symptom Severity in Women With Postmenopausal Vaginal Symptoms: A Randomized Clinical Trial', Obstetrical & Gynecological Survey, vol. 77, pp. 404 - 405, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/01.ogx.0000852724.14994.6d

Sinclair J; Toufaili Y; Gock S; Pegorer AG; Wattle J; Franke M; Alzwayid MAKM; Abbott J; Pate DW; Sarris J; Armour M, 2021, 'Cannabis Use for Endometriosis: Clinical and Legal Challenges in Australia and New Zealand.', Cannabis Cannabinoid Res, http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/can.2021.0116

Arentz S; Smith C; Redmond R; Abbott J; Armour M, 2021, 'A cross-sectional study of traditional Chinese medicine practitioner’s knowledge, treatment strategies and integration of practice of chronic pelvic pain in women', BMC Complementary Medicine and Therapies, vol. 21, pp. 174, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12906-021-03355-6

Arentz S; Smith CA; Abbott J; Bensoussan A, 2021, 'Perceptions and experiences of lifestyle interventions in women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), as a management strategy for symptoms of PCOS', BMC Women's Health, vol. 21, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12905-021-01252-1

Armour M; Al-Dabbas MA; Ee C; Smith CA; Ussher J; Arentz S; Lawson K; Abbott J, 2021, 'The effectiveness of a modified Gui Zhi Fu Ling Wan formulation (Gynoclear™) for the treatment of endometriosis: a study protocol for a placebo-controlled, double-blind, randomised controlled trial', Trials, vol. 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13063-021-05265-x

Chou D; Rosen D; Cario G; Choi S; Bukhari M; Abbott J; Perera S; Condous G; Wynn-Williams M; Al-Shamari M, 2021, 'Author's Reply', Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, vol. 28, pp. 1953 - 1954, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmig.2021.08.030

Li FG; Maheux-Lacroix S; Deans R; Nesbitt-Hawes E; Budden A; Nguyen K; Lim CY; Song S; McCormack L; Lyons SD; Segelov E; Abbott JA, 2021, 'Effect of Fractional Carbon Dioxide Laser vs Sham Treatment on Symptom Severity in Women with Postmenopausal Vaginal Symptoms: A Randomized Clinical Trial', JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association, vol. 326, pp. 1381 - 1389, http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jama.2021.14892

Truong MD; Abbott JA, 2021, '#thehorsehasbolted #canwecatchit? #isitworthit?', Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, vol. 28, pp. 1687 - 1688, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmig.2021.08.012

Sinclair J; Collett L; Abbott J; Pate DW; Sarris J; Armour M, 2021, 'Effects of cannabis ingestion on endometriosis-associated pelvic pain and related symptoms', PLoS ONE, vol. 16, pp. e0258940, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0258940

Armour M; Cave AE; Schabrun SM; Steiner GZ; Zhu X; Song J; Abbott J; Smith CA, 2021, 'Manual Acupuncture plus Usual Care Versus Usual Care Alone in the Treatment of Endometriosis-Related Chronic Pelvic Pain: A Randomized Controlled Feasibility Study', Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, vol. 27, pp. 841 - 849, http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/acm.2021.0004

Chou D; Perera S; Bukhari M; Al-Shamari M; Cario G; Rosen D; Choi S; Abbott J; Wynn-Williams M; Condous G, 2021, 'Rectal Shaving for Bowel Endometriosis by Laparoscopic Reverse Submucosal Dissection for Easier, Safer and More Complete Excision of Disease', Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, vol. 28, pp. 1679, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmig.2021.05.011

Knapman BL; Abbott J; Vyas MA, 2021, 'The Advantages and Disadvantages of Uterine Artery Embolization in Women with Adenomyosis: What's New?', CURRENT OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY REPORTS, vol. 10, pp. 92 - 100, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13669-021-00309-0

Rodgers RJ; Abbott JA; Walters KA; Ledger WL, 2021, 'Translational Physiology of Anti-Müllerian Hormone: Clinical Applications in Female Fertility Preservation and Cancer Treatment', Frontiers in Endocrinology, vol. 12, pp. 689532, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fendo.2021.689532

Abbott JA, 2021, 'Endometriosis and other causes of pelvic pain in perspective', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol. 61, pp. 628 - 633, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajo.13402

Alonso A; Deans R; Nesbitt-Hawes E; Yazdani A; McCormack L; Koh YY; Abbott J, 2021, 'Gynaecological and IVF procedures billed through the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) during the COVID-19 pandemic', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol. 61, pp. 585 - 590, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajo.13355

Abbott J, 2021, 'Increasing the science: laser does not change vaginal skin in menopause', BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol. 128, pp. 1097, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1471-0528.16592

Rowlands IJ; Abbott JA; Montgomery GW; Hockey R; Rogers P; Mishra GD, 2021, 'Prevalence and incidence of endometriosis in Australian women: a data linkage cohort study', BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol. 128, pp. 657 - 665, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1471-0528.16447

Li F; Picard-Fortin V; Maheux-Lacroix S; Deans R; Nesbitt-Hawes E; McCormack L; Abbott J, 2021, 'The Efficacy of Vaginal Laser and Other Energy-based Treatments on Genital Symptoms in Postmenopausal Women: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis', Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, vol. 28, pp. 668 - 683, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmig.2020.08.001

Abbott J; Deans R, 2021, 'Accelerating the Science After 125 Years of Treating Intrauterine Adhesions', Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, vol. 28, pp. 151 - 152, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmig.2020.12.028

Armour M; Sinclair J; Ng CHM; Hyman MS; Lawson K; Smith CA; Abbott J, 2020, 'Endometriosis and chronic pelvic pain have similar impact on women, but time to diagnosis is decreasing: an Australian survey', Scientific Reports, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-73389-2

Abbott JA, 2020, 'Thresholds for managing live caesarean scar ectopics expectantly – where should we draw the line?', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol. 60, pp. 989 - 990, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajo.13274

Ravendran K; Budden A; Abbott JA, 2020, 'A “Hemostatoma” Following the Resection of Endometriosis', Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, vol. 27, pp. 1012 - 1013, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmig.2019.11.009

Duffy JMN; Hirsch M; Vercoe M; Abbott J; Barker C; Collura B; Drake R; Evers JLH; Hickey M; Horne AW; Hull ML; Kolekar S; Lensen S; Johnson NP; Mahajan V; Mol BW; Otter AS; Puscasiu L; Rodriguez MB; Rombauts L; Vail A; Wang R; Farquhar CM; Daniels JP; Lim AC; Edmonds K; MacLean CE; Appleton AC; Skelton S; Byrne DL; White RK; Sardo M; Fowles RC; Ata B; Richatd SA; Puig Ybanez CC; Peterson MC; Elms JL; Parks A; De Bie Rocks BLF; Roe JC; Doran R; Ceccaroni M; Ferreira CA; Dias S; Pinnington T; Laupa-Santiago P; Turner MC; Schreurs AMF; Baggot E; Socolov RV; Yossry M; Hodges TM; Barbossa MWP; Mures T; Lytwyn TL; Egan-Reid SEL; Devlin SCL; Crees KS; Baldwin BC; Scott JR; Gravolin AK; Chapman EF; Bartley SN; Hamilton AJ; Thorpe KJ; Carmody DM; Eyeson J; Davis MD; Henry J; Armour M; Cummings PYFV; Cook LA, 2020, 'A core outcome set for future endometriosis research: an international consensus development study', BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol. 127, pp. 967 - 974, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1471-0528.16157

Rodgers R; Carter J; Reid G; Krishnan S; Ludlow J; Cooper M; Abbott J, 2020, 'The effect of laparoscopic salpingectomy for ectopic pregnancy on ovarian reserve', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol. 60, pp. 278 - 283, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajo.13129

Sinclair J; Smith CA; Abbott J; Chalmers KJ; Pate DW; Armour M, 2020, 'Cannabis Use, a Self-Management Strategy Among Australian Women With Endometriosis: Results From a National Online Survey', Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada, vol. 42, pp. 256 - 261, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jogc.2019.08.033

Abbott JA; Kho R, 2020, 'An Abundance of Studies But Dearth of Evidence regarding Endometriosis and Adenomyosis', Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, vol. 27, pp. 241 - 243, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmig.2019.12.003

Budden A; Ravendran K; Abbott JA, 2020, 'Identifying the Problems of Randomized Controlled Trials for the Surgical Management of Endometriosis-associated Pelvic Pain', Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, vol. 27, pp. 419 - 432, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmig.2019.11.002

Li FG; Deans R; Nesbitt-Hawes E; Budden AK; McCormack L; Maheux-Lacroix S; Segelov E; Lyons SD; Abbott JA, 2020, 'Fractionated Laser for Vaginal Atrophy Symptoms: A Randomized, Double-Blind Placebo Controlled Study', Journal of Minimally Invasive Gynecology, vol. 27, pp. S69 - S69, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jmig.2020.08.590

Maheux-Lacroix S; Mennen J; Arnold A; Budden A; Nesbitt-Hawes E; Won H; Abbott J, 2019, 'Resolution of Abnormal Uterine Bleeding after Hysteroscopic Morcellation of Endometrial Polyps', Journal of Gynecologic Surgery, vol. 35, pp. 304 - 307, http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/gyn.2018.0058

Armour M; Lawson K; Wood A; Smith CA; Abbott J, 2019, 'The cost of illness and economic burden of endometriosis and chronic pelvic pain in Australia: A national online survey', PLoS ONE, vol. 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0223316

Song S; Budden A; Short A; Nesbitt-Hawes E; Deans R; Abbott J, 2019, 'Author response to Letter to the Editor', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol. 59, pp. E3 - E4, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajo.12898

Arentz S; Smith C; Abbott J; Bensoussan A, 2019, 'Clinical trials for the real world', Advances in Integrative Medicine, vol. 6, pp. S65 - S65, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.aimed.2019.03.188

Munro MG; Critchley HOD; Fraser IS; Haththotuwa R; Kriplani A; Bahamondes L; Füchtner C; Tonye R; Archer D; Abbott J; Abdel-Wahed A; Berbic M; Brache V; Breitkoph D; Brill A; Broder M; Brosens I; Chwalisz K; Clark J; d'Arcangues C; Dueholm M; Emanuel HM; Farquhar C; Festin M; Fong YF; Fritz M; Guo SW; Gordts S; Grizimbis G; Harlow S; Heikinheimo O; Hickey M; Higham J; Hurd W; Isaacson K; Johnson J; Lasmar R; Learman L; Lockwood C; Lukes A; Mansur D; Matteson K; Monroe S; Milsom I; Mok A; Myers E; Nelson A; O'Brien S; Olive D; Pollard C; Pope R; Persson E; Rebar R; Shaw D; Sheth S; Singh S; Schenken R; Spies J; Stewart E; Tan D; Taub D; van der Spuy Z; Vercellini P; Vogelsong K; Warner P, 2018, 'The two FIGO systems for normal and abnormal uterine bleeding symptoms and classification of causes of abnormal uterine bleeding in the reproductive years: 2018 revisions', International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, vol. 143, pp. 393 - 408, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ijgo.12666

Nesbitt-Hawes EM; Dietz HP; Abbott JA, 2018, 'Morphometry of the nulliparous pelvic floor', Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, vol. 52, pp. 672 - 676, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/uog.19075

Deans R; Vancaillie T; Ledger W; Liu J; Abbott JA, 2018, 'Live birth rate and obstetric complications following the hysteroscopic management of intrauterine adhesions including Asherman syndrome', Human Reproduction, vol. 33, pp. 1847 - 1853, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/humrep/dey237

Maheux-Lacroix S; Mennen J; Arnold A; Budden A; Nesbitt-Hawes E; Won HR; Abbott J, 2018, 'The need for further surgical intervention following primary hysteroscopic morcellation of submucosal leiomyomas in women with abnormal uterine bleeding', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol. 58, pp. 570 - 575, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajo.12781

Bhatti M; Ketheeswaran A; Arnold A; Nesbitt-Hawes E; Deans R; Won HR; Abbott J, 2018, 'Pelvic examination may be meaningfully taught to novices and be used to predict operating times for laparoscopic excision of endometriosis in one surgical procedure', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, vol. 58, pp. 239 - 246, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajo.12733

Nesbitt-Hawes EM; Dietz HP; Abbott JA, 2018, 'Four-dimensional ultrasound guidance for pelvic floor Botulinum toxin-A injection in chronic pelvic pain: a novel technique', Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, vol. 51, pp. 396 - 400, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/uog.17537


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