Books & Publications

Original Research and Publications

Michael Levitt. The other women’s movement. (In press)

Nickoletti S, Young J, Hollingsworth S, Chidlow C, King M, Levitt M. Improving bowel function after surgery for bowel cancer. 2003. Australian Government publication (The National Continence Management Strategy).

Michael Levitt. The Bowel Book – a self-help guide for sufferers. Oxford University Press 2002 (Reprinted 2003, Reprinted 2004).

Cohen LD, Levitt MD.  A comparison of the effect of loperamide in oral or suppository form vs placebo in patients with ileo-anal pouches.  Colorectal Disease 2001, 3, 95 – 99.

Thompson AN, Levitt MD.  Colonic J pouch reconstruction of the radiation-damaged neorectum. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery 2000, 70, 560-562.

Elsaleh H, Joseph D, Levitt MD, House A, Robbins P.  (1999)  Pre-operative chemo-radiotherapy in locally advanced rectal cancer.  Australian and New Zealand Journal of Surgery.  1999 69, 737-742.

Elsaleh H, Joseph D, Levitt MD, et al.  Pre-operative chemo-radiotherapy in locally advanced rectal cancer:  Is this the way of future management?  Australasian Radiology.  1999; 43,  215-19

Dorfman G, Levitt MD, Platell C.  The treatment of chronic anal fissures with topical glyceryl trinitrate.  Diseases of Colon, Rectum and Anus 1998, 41,1432-1434.

Jenner DC, DeBoer WB, Clarke GW, Levitt MD.  Rectal washout eliminates exfoliated malignant cells in colorectal cancer.  Diseases of Colon, Rectum and Anus 1998, 41, 1432-1434.

Vijaya-Sekaran S., Nguyen H., Groom G., Levitt MD.  Quantitative radio-isotope proctography – a new technique for the assessment of rectal evacuation.  Colrectal Disease, 1999, 1, 23-25.

Levitt MD, Barwood N.  The treatment of high anal fistula.  Seminars in Colon and Rectal Surgery 1998,  9 (3) 177-182

Levitt MD, Kuan M.  The physiology of ileo-anal pouch function.  American Journal of Surgery 1988, 176, 384-389

Barwood N, Clarke GW, Levitt S, Levitt MD.  Fistula-in-ano, a prospective study of 107 patients.  Australia and New Zealand Journal of Surgery  1997, 67, 98-102

Levitt MD, Jenner DC, Maher M.  High dose loperamide suppositories.  A novel approach to improving function after restorative proctocolectomy.  Australia and New Zealand Journal of Surgery, 1995, 65, 881 - 883.

Levitt MD, Cohen LD, Mahendrarajah K, Gibbs N.    A comparison of  J and W pouches using an isolated ileal reservoir in pigs.  Australia and New Zealand Journal of Surgery 1994, 64, 488-490.

Judge J, Hoffman NE, Levitt MD.  Transient ischaemic colitis in young adults.  Australia and New Zealand Journal of Surgery 1994, 64, 721-722.

Mahendrarajah K, van der Schaaf A, Lovegrove F, Mendelson R, Levitt MD.  Surgery for severe constipation.  The role of  isotope transit scan and evacuation proctography in patient selection.  Australia and New Zealand Journal of Surgery 1994, 64, 183-186.

Levitt MD.  Postpartum haemorrhoids - evaluation of a cooling device (Anurex) for relief of symptoms. (Letter) Medical Journal of Australia 1994, 160, 95.

Levitt MD, Kamm MA, van der Sijp JRM, Nicholls RJ.  Ambulatory pouch and anal motility in patients with ileoanal reservoirs.  International Journal of Colorectal Diseases 1994, 9, 40-44.

Levitt MD, Phillips RKS.  Pyoderma gangenosum in inflammatory bowel disease.  In:  RKS Phillips, JRM Northover eds.  Modern coloproctology.  surgical Grand Rounds Fron St Mark’s Hospital, London.  Edward Arnold, 1993.

Smith MD, Cullingford GL, Robbins PB, Levitt MD.  Cholangiocarcinoma and familial adenomatous polyposis.  Australia and New Zealand Journal of Surgery 1993, 63, 324-327.

Levitt MD, Kamm MA, Hawley PRH, Groom J, Nicholls RJ.  Ileo-anal pouch compliance and motor function.  British Journal or Surgery 1992, 79, 126-128.

Levitt MD, Ritchie JK, Lennard-Jones JE, Phillips RKS.  Pyoderma gangrenosum in inflammatory bowel disease.  British Journal of Surgery 1991, 78, 676-678.

Levitt MD, Nicholls RJ, Kamm MA.  Pouch dynamics.  A simple test of ileoanal pouch evacuation.  International Journal of Colorectal Diseases 1991, 6, 158-160.

Levitt MD, Lewis AAM.  Determinants of ileo-anal pouch function.  (Leading article) Gut 1991, 32, 126-127.

Levitt MD, van der Sijp JRM, Nicholls RJ, Kamm MA.  Ambulatory pouch and anal manometry to characterise good and bad pouch function. (Abstract) Gut 1990, 31, A1169.

Levitt MD, Levitt S, Thomas VA.  Anal and haemorrhoidal thrombosis.  Surgery 1990, 80, 1919-1923

Levitt MD, Millar DM, Stewart JO.  Rectal carcinoma after pelvic radiotherapy.  Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine1990, 83, 152-154.

Levitt MD, Hodby KJ, Van Merwyk AJ, Glancy RJ.  Cyclical rectal bleeding in colorectal endometriosis.  Australia and New Zealand Journal of Surgery 1989, 59, 981 - 983.

Levitt MD, Edis AJ, Agnello R, McCormick CC.  The effect of subtotal thyroidectomy of Graves’ ophthalmopathy.  World Journal of Surgery 1988, 12, 593-597.

Levitt MD, Russell RCG, Rode J.  Inflammatory pseudotumour of liver.  Australia and New Zealand Journal of Surgery 1988, 58, 743-745.

Levitt MD, Laurence BH, Cameron F, Klemp PFB.  Transpapillary Iridium-192 wire in the treatment of malignant bile duct obstruction.  Gut 1988, 29, 149-152.

Edis AJ, Levitt MD.  Supernumerary parathyroid glands:  implications for the surgical treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism.  World Journal of Surgery 1987, 11, 389-401.

Levitt MD, Quinlan MG, Sheiner HJ.  Liver abscess in Western Australia.  Australia and New Zealand Journal of Surgery 1986, 56, 341 -346.

Levitt MD, Vivian AB, Saker BM.  Parathyroidectomy in chronic renal failure.  Australia and New Zealand Journal of Surgery 1986, 56, 233-239.

Edis AJ, Levitt MD.  Anabolic steroids and colonic cancer.  (Letter) Medical Journal of Australia 1985, 142, 426-427.

Levitt MD, Sheiner HJ, Reynolds PM, Byrne MT.  Non-seminomatous germ cell testicular tumours:  residual masses after chemotherapy.  British Journal of Surgery 1985, 72, 19-22.

Levitt MD, Tan EGC.  Isoenzymes of amylase in pancreatitis and pancreatic carcinoma.  Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Western Australia (Royal perth Hospital, 1978).

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