Amy Creighton

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In 2002, a U.S. Multi-Society Task Force on colorectal cancer recommended a 6-minute or more withdrawal time as an indicator of a quality colonoscopy. In 2006, found a correlation between longer withdrawal time and an increased rate in the detection of adenomas. In January 2008, the endoscopy department at our institution adopted the Multi-Society Task(More)
Sepsis-related complications and mortality remain a major clinical problem. Increased cell death and unresolved cellular repair have been implicated as key upstream mediators of sepsis-induced organ dysfunction and death. We hypothesised that gene therapy with BRCA1, a critical regulator of DNA damage repair and cell survival, would attenuate the sequelae(More)
Influenza infection during pregnancy causes significant morbidity and mortality. Immunisation against influenza is recommended during pregnancy in several countries however, there are limited data on vaccine uptake, and the determinants of vaccination, in pregnant Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Islander women. This study aimed to collect pilot data on(More)
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