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Publications from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Te Tari Mātai Whakawhānau me ngā āhua Wāhine – puka rangahau

Chapter in Book - Research

Wilkinson, T., & Meeks, M. (2019). Learning and assessing professionalism using simulation. In K. Forrest & J. McKimm (Eds.), Healthcare simulation at a glance. (1st ed.) (pp. 60-61). Oxford, UK: John Wiley & Sons.

Denbow, M., & Kyle, P. (2005). Antenatal diagnosis and fetal medicine. In J. M. Rennie (Ed.), Roberton's textbook of neonatology. (4th ed.) (pp. 135-166). London: Elsevier.

Cline, M. K., & Kyle, P. (2004). Caring for women in labour. In R. Jones, N. Britten, L. Culpepper, D. A. Gass, R. Grol, D. Mant & C. Silagy (Eds.), Clinical management: Oxford textbook of primary medical care (Volume 2). (pp. 929-932). Oxford University Press.

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Chapter in Book - Other

Sykes, P. (2013). Obstetrics and Gynaecology. In P. Joyce, G. Nicholls, K. Thomas & T. Wilkinson (Eds.), The Christchurch experience: 40 years of research and teaching. (pp. 33-37). Christchurch, New Zealand: University of Otago.

Langdana, F., & Reid, R. (2005). Delayed puberty. In M. Finn, L. Bowyer, S. Carr, V. O'Connor & B. Vollenhoven (Eds.), Women's health: A core curriculum. (pp. 18-22). Sydney: Elsevier Australia.

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Journal - Research Article

Cohen, P. A., Powell, A., Böhm, S., Gilks, C. B., Stewart, C. J. R., Meniawy, T. M., … van der Griend, R., … the HGSC CRS Collaborative Network, including Simcock, B., Sykes, P., Vaughan, M. M., & Singh, N. (2019). Pathological chemotherapy response score is prognostic in tubo-ovarian high-grade serous carcinoma: A systematic review and meta-analysis of individual patient data. Gynecologic Oncology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2019.04.679

Sykes, P., Eva, L., van der Griend, R., McNally, O., Blomfield, P., Brand, A., … Petrich, S., Kenwright, D., … Innes, C., Harker, D., … Simcock, B. (2019). Pathological process has a crucial role in sentinel node biopsy for vulvar cancer. Gynecologic Oncology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2019.02.012

Tang, M., O'Connell, R. L., Amant, F., Beales, P., McNally, O., Sjoquist, K. M., … Sykes, P., … Friedlander, M. (2019). PARAGON: A Phase II study of anastrozole in patients with estrogen receptor-positive recurrent/metastatic low-grade ovarian cancers and serous borderline ovarian tumors. Gynecologic Oncology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2019.06.011

Groom, K. M., Mccowan, L. M., Mackay, L. K., Lee, A. C., Gardener, G., Unterscheider, J., … Reid, R. A., … Baker, P. N. (2019). STRIDER NZAus: A multicentre randomised controlled trial of sildenafil therapy in early-onset fetal growth restriction. BJOG. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.15658

Ekeroma, A. J., Naik, S., & Sykes, P. (2019). Systematic review of effective cervical cancer treatments in Small Island Developing States: A narrative synthesis. Pacific Journal of Reproductive Health, (8), 462-474. doi: 10.18313/pjrh.2019.906

Adcock, A., Cram, F., Lawton, B., Geller, S., Hibma, M., Sykes, P., … Hart, S. (2019). Acceptability of self-taken vaginal HPV sample for cervical screening among an under-screened Indigenous population. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/ajo.12933

Fraser, K., Tan, A. L., Innes, C., Stephens, R., Tristram, A., Petrich, S., Lintott, C., Sykes, P. H., … Simcock, B. (2019). Patterns of referral and uptake of BReast CAncer (BRCA) gene testing of eligible women with ovarian cancer in New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal, 132(1490), 26-35. Retrieved from

Hughes, R. C. E., Rowan, J., & Williman, J. (2018). Prediabetes in pregnancy, can early intervention improve outcomes? A feasibility study for a parallel randomised clinical trial. BMJ Open, 8(3), e018493. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-018493

Hughes, R. C. E., Florkowski, C., & Gullam, J. E. (2018). Evaluation of the NZ guidelines for screening for persistent postpartum hyperglycaemia following gestational diabetes. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 58(4), 432-437. doi: 10.1111/ajo.12746

Sarwar, M., Sykes, P. H., Chitcholtan, K., Alkaisi, M. M., & Evans, J. J. (2018). The extracellular topographical environment influences ovarian cancer cell behaviour. Biochemical & Biophysical Research Communications. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2018.12.067

Hawkins, G., Gullam, J., & Belluscio, L. (2018). The effect of a major earthquake experienced during the first trimester of pregnancy on the risk of preterm birth. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/ajo.12797

Hughes, R. C. E., Williman, J. A., & Gullam, J. E. (2018). Antenatal haemoglobin A1c centiles: Does one size fit all? Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 58(4), 411-416. doi: 10.1111/ajo.12738

Hider, P., Dempster-Rivett, K., Williman, J., Dempster-Rivett, M., Sadler, L., McLeod, M., Miller, A., & Sykes, P. (2018). A review of cervical cancer occurrences in New Zealand 2008–2012. New Zealand Medical Journal, 131(1472), 53-63. Retrieved from

Poudel, G. R., Innes, C. R. H., & Jones, R. D. (2018). Temporal evolution of neural activity and connectivity during microsleeps when rested and following sleep restriction. NeuroImage. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.03.031

Moghiseh, M., Lowe, C., Lewis, J., Kumar, D., Butler, A., Anderson, N., & Raja, A. (2018). Spectral photon-counting molecular imaging for quantification of monoclonal antibody-conjugated gold nanoparticles targeted to lymphoma and breast cancer: An in vitro study. Contrast Media & Molecular Imaging, 2018, 2136840. doi: 10.1155/2018/2136840

Innes, C. R., Sykes, P. H., Harker, D., Williman, J. A., Van der Griend, R. A., Whitehead, M., Hibma, M., … Petrich, S., Faherty, J., … Simcock, B. J. (2018). Changes in human papillomavirus genotypes associated with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade 2 lesions in a cohort of young women (2013–2016). Papillomavirus Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1016/j.pvr.2018.10.010

Evans, G. E., Phillipson, G. T. M., Sykes, P. H., McNoe, L. A., Print, C. G., & Evans, J. J. (2018). Does the endometrial gene expression of fertile women vary within and between cycles? Human Reproduction, 33(3), 452-463. doi: 10.1093/humrep/dex385

Hassan, W., Chitcholtan, K., Sykes, P., & Garrill, A. (2018). Ascitic fluid from advanced ovarian cancer patients compromises the activity of receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitors in 3D cell clusters of ovarian cancer cells. Cancer Letters, 420, 168-181. doi: 10.1016/j.canlet.2018.02.013

Kumar, D., Mutreja, I., Chitcholtan, K., & Sykes, P. (2017). Cytotoxicity and cellular uptake of different sized gold nanoparticles in ovarian cancer cells. Nanotechnology, 28, 475101. doi: 10.1088/1361-6528/aa935e

Janda, M., Gebski, V., Davies, L. C., Forder, P., Brand, A., Hogg, R., … Sykes, P., … Simcock, B., … Obermair, A. (2017). Effect of total laparoscopic hysterectomy vs total abdominal hysterectomy on disease-free survival among women with stage 1 endometrial cancer: A randomised clinical trial. JAMA, 317(12), 1224-1233. doi: 10.1001/jama.2017.2068

Tarnow-Mordi, W., Morris, J., Kirby, A., Robledo, K., Askie, L., Brown, R., … Gullam, J., … for the Australian Placental Transfusion Study Collaborative Group, including Austin, N., Broadbent, R., Stitely, M., & Dawson, P. (2017). Delayed versus immediate cord clamping in preterm infants. New England Journal of Medicine, 377, 2445-2455. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1711281

Taghavi, K., Morell, S., Lamb, J., MacNab, H., Innes, C., Coffey, K., Williman, J., Simcock, B., & Sykes, P. (2017). Initial observation of CIN2 does not appear to reduce quality of life in women under 25 years of age. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 57(4), 473-478. doi: 10.1111/ajo.12633

Lindemann, K., Kok, P.-S., Stockler, M., Sykes, P., & Brand, A. (2017). Enhanced recovery after surgery for suspected ovarian malignancy: A survey of perioperative practice among gynecologic oncologists in Australia and New Zealand to inform a clinical trial. International Journal of Gynecological Cancer, 27(5), 1046-1050. doi: 10.1097/igc.0000000000000982

Tan, L. H., Sykes, P. H., Alkaisi, M. M., & Evans, J. J. (2017). Cell-like features imprinted in the physical nano- and micro-topography of the environment modify the responses to anti-cancer drugs of endometrial cancer cells. Biofabrication, 9(1), 015017. doi: 10.1088/1758-5090/aa5c9a

Jamieson, A., Sykes, P., Eva, L., Bergzoll, C., & Simcock, B. (2017). Subtypes of stage IV ovarian cancer: Response to treatment and patterns of disease recurrence. Gynecologic Oncology, 146(2), 273-278. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2017.05.023

Hassan, W., Chitcholtan, K., Sykes, P., & Garrill, A. (2016). A combination of two receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitors, canertinib and PHA665752 comprises ovarian cancer cell growth in 3D cell models. Oncology & Therapy, 4(2), 257-274. doi: 10.1007/s40487-016-0031-1

Jeffs, E., Haszard, J. J., Sharp, B., Gullam, J., & Paterson, H. (2016). Pregnant women lack accurate knowledge of their BMI and recommended gestational weight gain. New Zealand Medical Journal, 129(1439), 37-45. Retrieved from

Jones, A. M., Ferguson, P., Gardner, J., Rooker, S., Sutton, T., Ahn, A., Chatterjee, A., … Sarwar, M., Emanuel, P., Kenwright, D., … Eccles, M. R. (2016). NRAS and EPHB6 mutation rates differ in metastatic melanomas of patients in the North Island versus South Island of New Zealand. Oncotarget, 7(27), 41017-41030. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.9351

Toppi, J., Astolfi, L., Poudel, G. R., Innes, C. R. H., Babiloni, F., & Jones, R. D. (2016). Time-varying effective connectivity of the cortical neuroelectric activity associated with behavioural microsleeps. NeuroImage, 124(Pt. A), 421-432. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2015.08.059

Rowan, J. A., Budden, A., Ivanova, V., Hughes, R. C., & Sadler, L. C. (2016). Women with an HbA1c of 41-49 mmol/mol (5.9-6.6%): A higher risk subgroup that may benefit from early pregnancy intervention. Diabetic Medicine, 33(1), 25-31. doi: 10.1111/dme.12812

Murray, L. M., Nock, V., Evans, J. J., & Alkaisi, M. M. (2016). The use of substrate materials and topography to modify growth patterns and rates of differentiation of muscle cells. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, 104A, 1638-1645. doi: 10.1002/jbm.a.35696

Lassé, M., Ulluwishewa, D., Healy, J., Thompson, D., Miller, A., Roy, N., Chitcholtan, K., & Gerrard, J. A. (2016). Evaluation of protease resistance and toxicity of amyloid-like food fibrils from whey, soy, kidney bean, and egg white. Food Chemistry, 192, 491-498. doi: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2015.07.044

Kumar, D., Mutreja, I., & Sykes, P. (2016). Seed mediated synthesis of highly mono-dispersed gold nanoparticles in the presence of hydroquinone. Nanotechnology, 27, 355601. doi: 10.1088/0957-4484/27/35/355601

Buckley, R. J., Helton, W. S., Innes, C. R. H., Dalrymple-Alford, J. C., & Jones, R. D. (2016). Attention lapses and behavioural microsleeps during tracking, psychomotor vigilance, and dual tasks. Consciousness & Cognition, 45, 174-183. doi: 10.1016/j.concog.2016.09.002

Jonmohamadi, Y., Poudel, G. R., Innes, C. R. H., & Jones, R. D. (2016). Microsleeps are associated with stage-2 sleep spindles from hippocampal-temporal network. International Journal of Neural Systems, 26(4), 1650015. doi: 10.1142/s0129065716500155

Tino, A. B., Chitcholtan, K., Sykes, P. H., & Garrill, A. (2016). Resveratrol and acetyl-resveratrol modulate activity of VEGF and IL-8 in ovarian cancer cell aggregates via attenuation of the NF-κB protein. Journal of Ovarian Research, 9, 84. doi: 10.1186/s13048-016-0293-0

Hughes, R. C. E., Williman, J., & Gullam, J. E. (2016). Universal HbA1c measurement in early pregnancy to detect type 2 diabetes reduces ethnic disparities in antenatal diabetes screening: A population-based observational study. PLoS ONE, 11(6), e0156926. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0156926

Hughes, R. C. E., Rowan, J., & Florkowski, C. M. (2016). Is there a role for HbA1c in pregnancy? Current Diabetes Reports, 16(1), 5. doi: 10.1007/s11892-015-0698-y

Stravens, M., Short, J., Johnson, K., Simcock, B., Shand, B., McGeoch, G., & Sykes, P. (2016). Management of postmenopausal bleeding by general practitioners in a community setting: An observational study. New Zealand Medical Journal, 129(1434), 59-68. Retrieved from

Hogg, S. J., Chitcholtan, K., Hassan, W., Sykes, P. H., & Garrill, A. (2015). Resveratrol, acetyl-resveratrol, and polydatin exhibit antigrowth activity against 3D cell aggregates of the SKOV-3 and OVCAR-8 ovarian cancer cell lines. Obstetrics & Gynecology International, 2015, 279591. doi: 10.1155/2015/279591

Tan, L. H., Sykes, P. H., Alkaisi, M. M., & Evans, J. J. (2015). The characteristics of Ishikawa endometrial cancer cells are modified by substrate topography with cell-like features and the polymer surface. International Journal of Nanomedicine, 10, 4883-4895. doi: 10.2147/ijn.s86336

Hogg, S. J., Evans, J. J., Sykes, P. H., & Chitcholtan, K. (2015). A method to investigate the anti-metabolic activity of anti-cancer agents on ovarian cancer cells cultured in a 96-well high throughput format. Journal of Ovarian Research, 8, 43. doi: 10.1186/s13048-015-0172-0

Innes, C. R. H., Kelly, P. T., Hlavac, M., Melzer, T. R., & Jones, R. D. (2015). Decreased regional cerebral perfusion in moderate-severe obstructive sleep apnoea during wakefulness. Sleep, 38(5), 699-706. doi: 10.5665/sleep.4658

Hoggarth, P. A., Innes, C. R. H., Dalrymple-Alford, J. C., & Jones, R. D. (2015). Prediction of driving ability: Are we building valid models? Accident Analysis & Prevention, 77, 29-34. doi: 10.1016/j.aap.2015.01.013

Mutreja, I., Woodfield, T. B. F., Sperling, S., Nock, V., Evans, J. J., & Alkaisi, M. M. (2015). Positive and negative bioimprinted polymeric substrates: New platforms for cell culture. Biofabrication, 7, 025002. doi: 10.1088/1758-5090/7/2/025002

Wilkinson, T. M., Sykes, P. H. H., Simcock, B., & Petrich, S. (2015). Recurrence of high-grade cervical abnormalities following conservative management of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia grade 2. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 212(6), 769.e1-769.e7. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2015.01.010

Kumar, D., Mutreja, I., Keshvan, P. C., Bhat, M., Dinda, A. A., & Mitra, S. (2015). Organically modified silica nanoparticles interaction with macrophage cells: Assessment of cell viability on the basis of physicochemical properties. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 104(11), 3943-3951. doi: 10.1002/jps.24614

Simcock, B., Narayan, K., Drummond, E., Bernshaw, D., Wells, E., & Hicks, R. J. (2015). The role of positron emission tomography/computed tomography in planning radiotherapy in endometrial cancer. International Journal of Gynecological Cancer, 25(4), 645-649. doi: 10.1097/igc.0000000000000393

Slatter, T. L., Hsia, H., Samaranayaka, A., Sykes, P., Clow, W., Devenish, C. J., … Royds, J. A., … Hung, N. A. (2015). Loss of ATRX and DAXX expression identifies poor prognosis for smooth muscle tumours of uncertain malignant potential and early stage uterine leiomyosarcoma. Journal of Pathology: Clinical Research, 1(2), 95-105. doi: 10.1002/cjp2.11

Yoshida, A., Chitcholtan, K., Evans, J. J., Uemura, S., & Beasley, S. W. (2014). Provision of optimal conditions for in vitro differentiation into peristaltic smooth muscle from a murine induced pluripotent stem cell line. JSM Regenerative Medicine & Bioengineering, 2(1), 1011.

Murray, L. M., Nock, V., Evans, J. J., & Alkaisi, M. M. (2014). Bioimprinted polymer platforms for cell culture using soft lithography. Journal of Nanobiotechnology, 12, 60. doi: 10.1186/s12951-014-0060-6

Mulligan, A. C., Matthews, J., Bingham, J., & Reid, R. A. (2014). Local impact of 'Antenatal Screening for Down syndrome and other conditions' on diagnosis and outcomes in a fetal medicine centre in New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal, 127(1403). Retrieved from

Evans, G. E., Martínez-Conejero, J. A., Phillipson, G. T. M., Sykes, P. H., Sin, I. L., Lam, E. Y. N., … Evans, J. J. (2014). In the secretory endometria of women, luminal epithelia exhibit gene and protein expressions that differ from those of glandular epithelia. Fertility & Sterility, 102(1), 307-317. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2014.04.005

Jonmohamadi, Y., Poudel, G., Innes, C., & Jones, R. (2014). Source-space ICA for EEG source separation, localization, and time-course reconstruction. NeuroImage, 101, 720-737. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2014.07.052

Hughes, R. C. E., Moore, M. P., Gullam, J. E., Mohamed, K., & Rowan, J. (2014). An early pregnancy HbA1c ≥5.9% (41 mmol/mol) is optimal for detecting diabetes and identifies women at increased risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes. Diabetes Care, 37(11), 2953-2959. doi: 10.2337/dc14-1312

Reid, R. A., Prickett, T. C. R., Pullar, B. E., Darlow, B. A., Gullam, J. E., & Espiner, E. A. (2014). C-type natriuretic peptide in complicated pregnancy: Increased secretion precedes adverse events. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 99(4), 1470-1478. doi: 10.1210/jc.2013-3758

Sykes, P., Gopala, K., Tan, A. L., Kenwright, D., Petrich, S., Molijn, A., & Chen, J. (2014). Type distribution of human papillomavirus among adult women diagnosed with invasive cervical cancer (stage 1b or higher) in New Zealand. BMC Infectious Diseases, 14, 374. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-14-374

Jeffs, E., Sharp, B., Gullam, J., & Paterson, H. (2014). Weight and height measurement: Potential impact in obstetric care. New Zealand Medical Journal, 127(1392). Retrieved from

JonMohamadi, Y., Poudel, G., Innes, C., Weiss, D., Krueger, R., & Jones, R. (2014). Comparison of beamformers for EEG source signal reconstruction. Biomedical Signal Processing & Control, 14, 175-188. doi: 10.1016/j.bspc.2014.07.014

Lawton, B., Filoche, S. K., Rose, S. B., Stanley, J., Garrett, S., Robson, B., Brown, S., & Sykes, P. (2014). Uterine cancer: Exploring access to services in the public health system. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 54(5), 457-461. doi: 10.1111/ajo.12237

Amant, F., Floquet, A., Friedlander, M., Kristensen, G., Mahner, S., Nam, E. J., … Sykes, P., … Seddon, B. (2014). Gynecological Cancer InterGroup (GCIG) consensus review for endometrial stromal sarcoma. International Journal of Gynecological Cancer, 24(9, Suppl. 3), S67-S72. doi: 10.1097/igc.0000000000000205

Chitcholtan, K., Asselin, E., Parent, S., Sykes, P. H., & Evans, J. J. (2013). Differences in growth properties of endometrial cancer in three dimensional (3D) culture and 2D cell monolayer. Experimental Cell Research, 319(1), 75-87. doi: 10.1016/j.yexcr.2012.09.012

Hoggarth, P. A., Innes, C. R. H., Dalrymple-Alford, J. C., & Jones, R. D. (2013). Predicting on-road assessment pass and fail outcomes in older drivers with cognitive impairment using a battery of computerized sensory-motor and cognitive tests. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 61(12), 2192-2198. doi: 10.1111/jgs.12540

Kang, M. Y., Sykes, P., Herbison, P., & Petrich, S. (2013). Retrospective analysis on timeframes of referral, diagnosis and treatment of patients with endometrial carcinomas in Dunedin Hospital, 2008–2011. New Zealand Medical Journal, 126(1384). Retrieved from

Payne, B. A., Kyle, P. M., Lim, K., Lisonkova, S., Magee, L. A., Pullar, B., … von Dadelszen, P. (2013). An assessment of predictive value of the biophysical profile in women with preeclampsia using data from the fullPIERS database. Pregnancy Hypertension, 3(3), 166-171. doi: 10.1016/j.preghy.2013.03.001

Evans, J. J., Wilkinson, T. M., & Wall, D. J. N. (2013). A two-pathway mathematical model of the LH response to GnRH that predicts self-priming. International Journal of Endocrinology, 2013, 410348. doi: 10.1155/2013/410348

Ibrahim, S. N., Murray, L., Nock, V., Evans, J. J., & Alkaisi, M. M. (2012). The quadrupole microelectrode design on a multilayer biochip for dielectrophoretic trapping of single cells. Microelectronic Engineering, 97, 369-374. doi: 10.1016/j.mee.2012.04.018

Chitcholtan, K., Sykes, P. H., & Evans, J. J. (2012). The resistance of intracellular mediators to doxorubicin and cisplatin are distinct in 3D and 2D endometrial cancer. Journal of Translational Medicine, 10(1), 38-53. doi: 10.1186/1479-5876-10-38

Evans, J. J., & Anderson, G. M. (2012). Balancing ovulation and anovulation: Integration of the reproductive and energy balance axes by neuropeptides. Human Reproduction Update, 18(3), 313-332. doi: 10.1093/humupd/dms004

Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan, S., Yu, C., Kattan, M. W., Leung, Y., Sykes, P., Nascimento, M., … Obermair, A. (2012). Nomograms to predict isolated loco-regional or distant recurrence among women with uterine cancer. Gynecologic Oncology, 125(3), 520-525. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2012.02.022

Obermair, A., Janda, M., Baker, J., Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan, S., Brand, A., Hogg, R., … Sykes, P., … Simcock, B., … Gebski, V. (2012). Improved surgical safety after laparoscopic compared to open surgery for apparent early stage endometrial cancer: Results from a randomised controlled trial. European Journal of Cancer, 48(8), 1147-1153. doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2012.02.055

Lawton, B. A., Rose, S. B., Pullon, S., Stanley, J., Garrett, S., Sykes, P., Cormack, D., Robson, B., Langdana, F., Cooper, A., & Filoche, S. K. (2012). The impact of outpatient booking systems on waiting times for investigation of suspected cancer: The case of post-menopausal bleeding. Clinical Ovarian & Other Gynecologic Cancer, 5(2), 87-93. doi: 10.1016/j.cogc.2013.06.001

Evans, G. E., Martínez-Conejero, J. A., Phillipson, G. T. M., Simón, C., McNoe, L. A., Sykes, P. H., … Evans, J. J. (2012). Gene and protein expression signature of endometrial glandular and stromal compartments during the window of implantation. Fertility & Sterility, 97(6), 1365-1373. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2012.03.007

Ibrahim, S. N., Murray, L., Evans, J. J., & Alkaisi, M. M. (2012). Trapping single cells: Comparison between sandwiched insulation with back contact (SIBC) and planar biochip. Materials Science Forum, 700, 188-194. doi: 10.4028/

Sykes, P., Vaughan, M., Chrystal, K., Ehrenberg, N., Hefford, M., Hutchings, S., … Ngan Kee, D. (2012). Providing care for women with gynaecological malignancy: The need for a coordinated national approach. New Zealand Medical Journal, 125(1360). Retrieved from

Bru-Mercier, G., Gullam, J. E., Thornton, S., Blanks, A. M., & Shmygol, A. (2012). Characterization of the tissue-level Ca2+ signals in spontaneously contracting human myometrium. Journal of Cell & Molecular Biology, 16(12), 2990-3000. doi: 10.1111/j.1582-4934.2012.01626.x

Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan, S., Janda, M., Gebski, V., Baker, J., Brand, A., Hogg, R., … Sykes, P., … Simcock, B., … Obermair, A. (2012). Risk factors to predict the incidence of surgical adverse events following open or laparoscopic surgery for apparent early stage endometrial cancer: Results from a randomised controlled trial. European Journal of Cancer, 48(14), 2155-2162. doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2012.03.013

Chitcholtan, K., Harris, E., Yu, Y., Harland, C., & Garrill, A. (2012). An investigation into plasmolysis in the oomycete Achlya bisexualis reveals that membrane-wall attachment points are sensitive to peptides containing the sequence RGD and that cell wall deposition can occur despite retraction of the protoplast. Canadian Journal of Microbiology, 58(10), 1212-1220. doi: 10.1139/w2012-099

Evans, G. E., Phillipson, G. T. M., Sin, I. L., Frampton, C. M. A., Kirker, J. A., Bigby, S. M., & Evans, J. J. (2012). Gene expression confirms a potentially receptive endometrium identified by histology in fertile women. Human Reproduction, 27(9), 2747-2755. doi: 10.1093/humrep/des233

Evans, J. J., Chitcholtan, K., Dann, J. M., Guilford, P., Harris, G., Lewis, L. K., Nagase, J., … Sykes, P. H. (2012). Adrenomedullin interacts with VEGF in endometrial cancer and has varied modulation in tumours of different grades. Gynecologic Oncology, 125(1), 214-219. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2011.12.429

McLeod, M., Cormack, D., Harris, R., Robson, B., Sykes, P., & Crengle, S. (2011). Achieving equitable outcomes for Māori women with cervical cancer in New Zealand: Health provider views. New Zealand Medical Journal, 124(1334). Retrieved from

Obermair, A., Mileshkin, L., Bolz, K., Kondalsamy-Chennakesavan, S., Cheuk, R., Vasey, P., … Sykes, P., & Janda, M. (2011). Prospective, non-randomized phase 2 clinical trial of carboplatin plus paclitaxel with sequential radical pelvic radiotherapy for uterine papillary serous carcinoma. Gynecologic Oncology, 120(2), 179-184. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2010.10.039

Nock, V., Murray, L., Samsuri, F., Alkaisi, M. M., & Evans, J. J. (2011). Microfluidic arrays for bioimprint of cancer cells. Microelectronic Engineering, 88(8), 1828-1831. doi: 10.1016/j.mee.2010.12.042

Samsuri, F., Alkaisi, M. M., Evans, J. J., Chitcholtan, K., & Mitchell, J. S. (2011). Detection of changes in cell membrane structures using the Bioimprint technique. Microelectronic Engineering, 88(8), 1871-1874. doi: 10.1016/j.mee.2010.12.069

Evans, J. J., & Chitcholtan, K. (2011). Extracellular matrix proteins in the anterior pituitary gland. Open Neuroendocrinology Journal, 4, 111-119. doi: 10.2174/1876528901104010111

McAllum, B., Sykes, P. H. H., Sadler, L., MacNab, H., Simcock, B. J., & Mekhail, A. K. (2011). Is the treatment of CIN 2 always necessary in women under 25? American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 205(5), 478.e1-478.e7. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2011.06.069

Nock, V., Murray, L., Samsuri, F., Alkaisi, M. M., & Evans, J. J. (2010). Microfluidics-assisted photo nanoimprint lithography for the formation of cellular bioimprints. Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B: Microelectronics & Nanometer Structures, 28(6), C6K17-C6K22. doi: 10.1116/1.3501342

Janda, M., Gebski, V., Brand, A., Hogg, R., Jobling, T. W., Land, R., … Sykes, P., … Obermair, A. (2010). Quality of life after total laparoscopic hysterectomy versus total abdominal hysterectomy for stage I endometrial cancer (LACE): A randomised trial. Lancet Oncology, 11(8), 772-780. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(10)70145-5

Kuiper, C., Molenaar, I. G. M., Dachs, G. U., Currie, M. J., Sykes, P. H., & Vissers, M. C. M. (2010). Low ascorbate levels are associated with increased hypoxia-inducible factor-1 activity and an aggressive tumor phenotype in endometrial cancer. Cancer Research, 70(14), 5749-5758. doi: 10.1158/0008-5472.CAN-10-0263

McLeod, M., Harris, R., Purdie, G., Cormack, D., Robson, B., Sykes, P., Crengle, S., Iupati, D., & Walker, N. (2010). Improving survival disparities in cervical cancer between Māori and non-Māori women in New Zealand: A National Retrospective Cohort Study. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 34(2), 193-199. doi: 10.1111/j.1753-6405.2010.00506.x

Tawfeek, S., & Scott, P. (2010). National inpatient diagnostic hysteroscopy survey. Gynecological Surgery, 7(1), 53-59. doi: 10.1007/s10397-009-0508-0

Smart, O. C., Sykes, P., McNab, H., & Jennings, L. (2010). Testing for high risk human papilloma virus in the initial follow-up of women treated for high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 50(2), 164-167. doi: 10.1111/j.1479-828X.2009.01132.x

Samsuri, F., Alkaisi, M. M., Mitchell, J. S., & Evans, J. J. (2010). Replication of cancer cells using soft lithography bioimprint technique. Microelectronic Engineering, 87, 699-703. doi: 10.1016/j.mee.2009.12.068

Priest, P., Sadler, L., Sykes, P., Marshall, R., Peters, J., & Crengle, S. (2010). Determinants of inequalities in cervical cancer stage at diagnosis and survival in New Zealand. Cancer Causes & Control, 21, 209-214. doi: 10.1007/s10552-009-9451-7

Anderson, G. M., Relf, H.-L., Rizwan, M. Z., & Evans, J. J. (2009). Central and peripheral effects of RFamide-related peptide-3 on luteinizing hormone and prolactin secretion in rats. Endocrinology, 150(4), 1834-1840. doi: 10.1210/en.2008-1359

Pearson, L. J., Yandle, T. G., Nicholls, M. G., & Evans, J. J. (2009). Intermedin (Adrenomedullin-2): A potential protective role in human aortic endothelial cells. Cellular Physiology & Biochemistry, 23(1-3), 97-108.

Su, H. Y., & Sykes, P. H. (2009). Waiting times for gynaecological cancer surgery. New Zealand Medical Journal, 122(1305). Retrieved from

Wakeman, S., & Benny, P. (2009). Is it possible to predict a fertile cycle? Uteroovarian blood flow parameters in conception versus nonconception cycles. Fertility & Sterility, 91(6), 2726-2731. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2008.03.069

Alkaisi, M. M., Muys, J. J., & Evans, J. J. (2009). Single cell imaging with AFM using Biochip/Bioimprint technology. International Journal of Nanotechnology, 6(3-4), 355-368. doi: 10.1504/IJNT.2009.022925

Samsuri, F., Mitchell, J. S., Alkaisi, M. M., & Evans, J. J. (2009). Replication of muscle cell using bioimprint. AIP Conference Proceedings, 1151, 71-74. doi: 10.1063/1.3203250

Samsuri, F., Mitchell, J. S., Alkaisi, M. M., & Evans, J. J. (2009). Formation of nanoscale bioimprints of muscle cells using UV-cured spin-coated polymers. Journal of Nanotechnology, 593410. doi: 10.1155/2009/593410

McEwing, R. L., Anderson, N. G., Meates, J. B. A., Allen, R. B., Phillipson, G. T. M., & Wells, J. E. (2009). Sonographic appearances of the endometrium after termination of pregnancy in asymptomatic versus symptomatic women. Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, 28(5), 579-586.

Kyle, P. M., Coghlan, P., Matthews, J., de Ryke, R., & Reid, R. (2009). Accuracy of prenatal diagnosis in a tertiary fetal medicine unit. New Zealand Medical Journal, 122(1288). Retrieved from

Peters, E. E. M., Towler, K. L., Mason, D. R., & Evans, J. J. (2009). Effects of galanin and leptin on gonadotropin-releasing hormone-stimulated luteinizing hormone release from the pituitary. Neuroendocrinology, 89(1), 18-26.

Dann, J. M., Sykes, P. H., Mason, D. R., & Evans, J. J. (2009). Regulation of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor in endometrial tumour cells by resveratrol and EGCG. Gynecologic Oncology, 113(3), 374-378.

Sykes, P. H., Harker, D. Y., Miller, A., Whitehead, M., Neal, H., Wells, J. E., & Peddie, D. (2008). A randomised comparison of SurePath liquid-based cytology and conventional smear cytology in a colposcopy clinic setting. BJOG, 115(11), 1375-1381. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2008.01865.x

Kyle, P. M., Fielder, J. N., Pullar, B., Horwood, L. J., & Moore, M. P. (2008). Comparison of methods to identify significant proteinuria in pregnancy in the outpatient setting. BJOG, 115(4), 523-527. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2007.01621.x

Pearson, L. J., Yandle, T. G., Nicholls, M. G., & Evans, J. J. (2008). Regulation of endothelin-1 release from human endothelial cells by sex steroids and angiotensin-II. Peptides, 29(6), 1057-1061.

Evans, G. E., Anderson, T. P., Seaward, L. M., & Murdoch, D. R. (2007). Evaluation of the Mycoplasma Duo kit for the detection of Mycoplasma hominis and Ureaplasma urealyticum from urogenital and placental specimens. British Journal of Biomedical Science, 64(2), 66-69.

Jones, R. W., Coughlan, E. P., Reid, J. S., Sykes, P., Watson, P. D., & Cook, C. (2007). Human papilloma virus vaccines and their role in cancer prevention. New Zealand Medical Journal, 120(1266). Retrieved from

Evans, G. (2007). Review of molecular methods for medical microbiology testing. New Zealand Journal of Medical Laboratory Science, 61(3), 72-83.

Savigny, P., Evans, J., & McGrath, K. M. (2007). Cell membrane structures during exocytosis. Endocrinology, 148(8), 3863-3874. doi: 10.1210/en.2006-1644

Crowther, C. A., Doyle, L. W., Haslam, R. R., Hiller, J. E., Harding, J. E., Robinson, J. S., for the ACTORDS Study Group, including Reid, R., Austin, N., Darlow, B., Poad, D., Broadbent, R., Wilson, D., Sangalli, M., Elder, D., & Richardson, V. (2007). Outcomes at 2 years of age after repeat doses of antenatal corticosteroids. New England Journal of Medicine, 357(12), 1179-1189.

Menzies, J., Magee, L. A., MacNab, Y. C., Ansermino, J. M., Li, J., Douglas, M. J., … Kyle, P., … Moore, M. P., … von Dadelszen, P. (2007). Current CHS and NHBPEP criteria for severe preeclampsia do not uniformly predict adverse maternal or perinatal outcomes. Hypertension in Pregnancy, 26(4), 447-462. doi: 10.1080/10641950701521742

Muys, J. J., Alkaisi, M. M., & Evans, J. J. (2006). Cellular replication and atomic force microscope imaging using a UV-Bioimprint technique. Nanomedicine, 2, 169-176.

Pearson, L. J., Rait, C., Nicholls, M. G., Yandle, T. G., & Evans, J. J. (2006). Regulation of adrenomedullin release from human endothelial cells by sex steroids and angiotensin-II. Journal of Endocrinology, 191(1), 171-177.

Muys, J. J., Alkaisi, M. M., Melville, D. O. S., Nagase, J., Sykes, P., Parguez, G. M., & Evans, J. J. (2006). Cellular transfer and AFM imaging of cancer cells using Bioimprint. Journal of Nanobiotechnology, 4. Retrieved from

Muys, J. J., Alkaisi, M. M., & Evans, J. J. (2006). Bioimprint: Nanoscale analysis by replication of cellular topography using soft lithography. Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology, 2(1), 1-5.

Bartha, J. L., Abdel-Fattah, S. A., Hunter, A., Denbow, M., Kyle, P., & Soothill, P. W. (2006). Optimal interval between middle cerebral artery velocity measurements when monitoring pregnancies complicated by red cell alloimmunization. Fetal Diagnosis & Therapy, 21, 22-25.

Kyle, P. M. (2006). Drugs and the fetus. Current Opinion in Obstetrics & Gynecology, 18(2), 93-99.

Watson, A. J., Smith, B. B., Whitehead, M. R., Sykes, P. H., & Frizelle, F. A. (2006). Malignant progression of anal intra-epithelial neoplasia. ANZ Journal of Surgery, 76(8), 715-717.

Crowther, C. A., Haslam, R. R., Hiller, J. E., Doyle, L. W., Robinson, J. S., for the Australasian Collaborative Trial of Repeat Doses of Steroids (ACTORDS) Study Group, including Reid, R., Austin, N., Darlow, B., Mogridge, N., Broadbent, R., Patel, F., Tout, S., Wilson, D., Sangalli, M., & Elder, D. (2006). Neonatal respiratory distress syndrome after repeat exposure to antenatal corticosteroids: A randomised controlled trial. Lancet, 367, 1913-1919. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(06)68846-6

Sadler, L., & Sykes, P. (2005). How little is known about cervical cancer in pregnancy? [Editorial]. Annals of Oncology, 16, 341-343.

Sykes, P. H., Reddy, J., & Peddie, D. J. (2005). Does regular cervical screening protect women from microinvasive squamous cell carcinoma of the cervix? A retrospective case-control study. BJOG, 112, 807-809.

Muys, J., Alkaisi, M. M., Evans, J. J., & Nagase, J. (2005). Biochip: Cellular analysis by atomic force microscopy using dielectrophoretic manipulation. Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, 44(7B), 5717-5723.

Sykes, P., Harker, D., & Peddie, D. (2005). Findings and outcome of teenage women referred for colposcopy at Christchurch Women's Hospital, New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal, 118(1211). Retrieved from

Pather, S., Ford, M., Reid, R., & Sykes, P. (2005). Postpartum curettage: An audit of 200 cases. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 45, 368-371.

Carroll, S. G. M., Tyfield, L., Reeve, L., Porter, H., Soothill, P., & Kyle, P. M. (2005). Is zygosity or chorionicity the main determinant of fetal outcome in twin pregnancies? American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 193(3), 757-761. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2005.01.024

Abdel-Fattah, S. A., Shefras, J., Kyle, P. M., Cairns, P., Hunter, A., & Soothill, P. W. (2005). Reassuring fetal middle cerebral artery Doppler velocimetry in alloimmunised pregnancies: Neonatal outcomes without invasive procedures. Fetal Diagnosis & Therapy, 20, 341-345.

Bartha, J. L., Ling, Y., Kyle, P., & Soothill, P. W. (2005). Clinical consequences of first-trimester growth discordance in twins. European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology & Reproductive Biology, 119(1), 56-59.

Sykes, P., Jennings, L., Harker, D., & Beynon, K. (2005). Human papilloma virus is detectable by the Hybrid Capture 2 test in cervical smear samples from women over 40 years of age with high-grade squamous intraepithelial lesions. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 45, 457-459.

Losco, G., Sykes, P., Anderson, N., Roberts, H., Fulton, J., & Fraser, H. (2004). Clinical utility of magnetic resonance imaging and the preoperative identification of low risk endometrial cancer. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 44, 419-422.

Abbas, M. M., Evans, J. J., Sykes, P. H., & Benny, P. S. (2004). Modulation of vascular endothelial growth factor and thymidine phosphorylase in normal human endometrial stromal cells. Fertility & Sterility, 82(Suppl. 3), 1048-1053.

Jones, S., Sykes, P., Pather, S., & Peddie, D. (2004). Is there a role for colposcopy in the follow-up of treated low grade squamous intraepithelial lesions? Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 44, 574-576.

Abdel-Fattah, S. A., Bartha, J. L., Kyle, P. M., Denbow, M. L., & Soothill, P. W. (2004). Safety of fetal blood sampling by cordocentesis in fetuses with single umbilical arteries. Prenatal Diagnosis, 24, 605-608.

Abbas, M. M., Evans, J. J., Sin, I. L., Gooneratne, A., Hill, A., & Benny, P. S. (2003). Vascular endothelial growth factor and leptin: Regulation in human cumulus cells and in follicles. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica, 82(11), 997-1003.

Erasmuson, T., Sin, I. L., & Sin, F. Y. T. (2003). Absence of association of androgen receptor trinucleotide expansion and poor semen quality. International Journal of Andrology, 26(1), 46-51.

Sykes, P., Allen, D., Cohen, C., Scurry, J., & Yeo, D. (2003). Does the density of lymphatic vascular space invasion affect the prognosis of stage Ib and IIA node negative carcinoma of the cervix? International Journal of Gynecological Cancer, 13, 313-316.

Bartha, J. L., Harrison, G., Kyle, P. M., & Soothill, P. W. (2003). Fetal serum alpha-fetoprotein in alloimmunised pregnancies. Prenatal Diagnosis, 23, 917-920.

Evans, J. J., Youssef, A. H., Yandle, T. G., Lewis, L. K., & Nicholls, M. G. (2003). Endothelin-1 directly modulates its own secretion: Studies utilising the cell immunoblot technique. Regulatory Peptides, 113, 149-153.

Evans, J. J., Reid, R. A., Wakeman, S., Croft, L. B., & Benny, P. S. (2003). Evidence that oxytocin is a physiological component of LH regulation in non-pregnant women. Human Reproduction, 18(7), 1428-1431.

Bartha, J. L., Wood, J., Kyle, P. M., & Soothill, P. W. (2003). The effect of metabolic control on fetal nuchal translucency in women with insulin-dependent diabetes: A preliminary study. Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology, 21, 451-454.

Nanal, R., Kyle, P., & Soothill, P. W. (2003). A classification of pregnancy losses after invasive prenatal diagnostic procedures: An approach to allow comparison of units with a different case mix. Prenatal Diagnosis, 23, 488-492.

Evans, J. J., Youssef, A. H., Yandle, T. G., Lewis, L. K., & Nicholls, M. G. (2002). Effects of endothelin-1 on release of adrenomedullin and C-type natriuretic peptide from individual human vascular endothelial cells. Journal of Endocrinology, 175, 225-232.

Cameron, V. A., Autelitano, D. J., Evans, J. J., Ellmers, L. J., Espiner, E. A., Nicholls, M. G., & Richards, A. M. (2002). Adrenomedullin expression in rat uterus is correlated with plasma estradiol. American Journal of Physiology: Endocrinology & Metabolism, 282, E139-E146.

Hamill, J., Maoate, K., Beasley, S. W., Corbett, R., & Evans, J. (2002). Familial parathyroid carcinoma in a child. Journal of Paediatrics & Child Health, 38(3), 314-317.

Evans, J. J. (2002). The anterior pituitary gland is mysterious, alluring and useful. Archives of Physiology & Biochemistry, 110, 3-8.

Duggan, S., Rait, C. J., Platt, A., & Gieseg, S. P. (2002). Protein and thiol oxidation in cells exposed to peroxyl radicals is inhibited by the macrophage synthesised pterin 7,8-dihydroneopterin. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta: Molecular Cell Reserch, 1591(1-3), 139-145.

Frizelle, F. A., Beasley, S. W., Roake, J. A., & Sykes, P. (2002). Specialisation within the specialty of general surgery; can the potential advantages be realised? New Zealand Medical Journal, 115, 295-298.

Kerr, N. J., Chun, Y.-H., Yun, K., Heathcott, R. W., Reeve, A. E., & Sullivan, M. J. (2002). Pancreatoblastoma is associated with chromosome 11p loss of heterozygosity and IGF2 overexpression. Medical & Pediatric Oncology, 39, 52-54.

Smith, N., Sykes, P., Frizelle, F. A., & McCormick, P. (2002). High-grade vulval intraepithelial neoplasia (VIN3): A retrospective outcome and relationship to squamous cell carcinoma of the vulva 1989-1999. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 42, 67-74.

Evans, J. J. (2002). Peptides interact in gonadotrophin regulation. Archives of Physiology & Biochemistry, 110, 154-161.

Ellis, M. J., Livesey, J. H., Inder, W. J., Prickett, T., & Reid, R. A. (2002). Plasma corticotropin-releasing hormone and unconjugated estriol in human pregnancy: gestational patterns and ability to predict preterm delivery. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 186(1), 94-99.

Sykes, P., Nam, S., Wynne, C. J., Anderson, N., North, C. J., Hunter, L., … Fentiman, G. S. (2002). The pre-operative identification of low-risk endometrial cancer: An audit of women treated in the South Island of New Zealand 1998-2000. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 42(4), 387-390.

Duggan, S., Rait, C. J., Gibicki, J. M., & Gieseg, S. P. (2001). Inhibition of protein oxidation by the macrophage-synthesised antioxidant 7,8-dihydroneopterin. Redox Report, 6(3), 188-190.

Simcock, B., Sykes, P. H., & Laney, M. G. (2001). The impact of the National Cervical Screening Programme on the presentation of cancer of the cervix in Canterbury. New Zealand Medical Journal, 114, 378-380.

Pather, S., Moodley, J. M., & Bramdev, A. (2001). Isolated Langerhans cell histiocytosis of the vulva: A case report. Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Research, 27, 111-115.

Inder, W. J., Prickett, T., Ellis, M. J., Reid, R. A., Hull, L., Livesey, J. H., … Donald, R. A. (2001). The Utility of Plasma Corticotropin-releasing Hormone as a Predictor of Preterm Delivery. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 86(12), 5706-5710.

Pather, S., Sykes, P. H., Davis, R., Reid, R. A., & Skjellerup, N. R. (2001). Thromboprophylaxis following caesarean section; hospital protocols are necessary. New Zealand Medical Journal, 114, 339-340.

Gilbert, A., & Reid, R. A. (2001). A randomised trial of oral versus vaginal administration of misoprostol for the purpose of mid-trimester termination of pregnancy. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 41, 407-410.

Van Perperstraten, A. M., Proctor, M. L., Phillipson, G., & Johnson, N. P. (2001). Techniques for surgical retrieval of sperm prior to ICSI for azoospermia. The Cochrane Library, (4).

Evans, J. J., Pragg, F. L., & Mason, D. R. (2001). Release of luteinizing hormone from the anterior pituitary gland in vitro can be concurrently regulated by at least three peptides: Gonadotropin-releasing hormone, oxytocin and neuropeptide Y. Neuroendocrinology, 73, 408-416.

Gieseg, S. P., Whybrow, J., Glubb, D., & Rait, C. J. (2001). Production of U937 cells from free radical damage by the macrophage synthesized antioxidant 7,8-dihydroneopterin. Free Radical Research, 35(3), 311-318.

Holyoake, A. J., McHugh, P., Wu, M., O'Carroll, S., Benny, P. S., Sin, I. L., & Sin, F. Y. T. (2001). High incidence of single nucleotide substitutions in the mitochondrial genome is associated with poor semen parameters in men. International Journal of Andrology, 24, 175-182.

Evans, J. J. (2000). Oxytocin - a luteinising hormone regulating peptide. Obstetrics & Gynaecology Communications, 2, 17-22.

Ngotho, D., Pather, S., Moodley, J., & Ramphal, S. (2000). Passive ileal segment urinary diversion in advanced cervical carcinoma - a retrospective review. South African Journal of Surgery, 38, 4-6.

Abbas, M. M., & Evans, J. J. (2000). Regulation of c-fos protein in gonadotrope cells by oxytocin and gonadotropin-releasing hormome. Neuroendocrinology, 71, 292-300.

Kerr, N. J., Zhang, J., Sin, F. Y. T., Benny, P. S., & Sin, I. L. (2000). Frequency of microdeletions in the azoospermia factor region of the Y-chromosome of New Zealand men. New Zealand Medical Journal, 113, 468-470.

Crump, J. A., Murdoch, D. R., Chambers, S. T., Aickin, D. R., & Hunter, L. A. (2000). Female genital schistosomiasis. Journal of Travel Medicine, 7(1), 30-32.

Chambers, S. T., Teele, D., Aickin, D. R., & Grimwood, K. (2000). Preventing neonatal HIV infection. New Zealand Medical Journal, 113, 1-2.

Phillipson, G. T., Petrucco, O. M., & Matthews, C. D. (2000). Congenital bilateral absence of the vas deferens, cystic fibrosis mutation analysis and intracytoplasmic sperm injection. Human Reproduction, 15, 431-435.

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Journal - Research Other

Davey, P., & Allen, H. (2018). Acquired haemophilia A: A rare cause of postpartum haemorrhage. New Zealand Medical Journal, 131(1487), 111-115. Retrieved from

Cohen, P., Brand, A., Sykes, P., Wrede, D. C. H., McNally, O., Eva, L., … Stoyles, P. (2017). Excisional treatment in women with cervical adenocarcinoma in situ (AIS): A prospective randomised controlled non-inferiority trial to compare AIS persistence/recurrence after loop electrosurgical excision procedure with cold knife cone biopsy: Protocol for a pilot study. BMJ Open, 7, e017576. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-017576

Chitcholtan, K. (2016). Do we have enough knowledge to win the fight against ovarian cancer? Edorium Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics, 2, 1-7. doi: 10.5348/G06-2016-7-ED-1

Sykes, P., Innes, C., Harker, D., Whitehead, M., van der Griend, R., Lawton, B., Hibma, M., … Petrich, S., Faherty, J., Bergzoll, C., … Parker, C., Sadler, L., & Simcock, B. (2016). Observational management of CIN 2 in young women: A prospective multicenter trial. Journal of Lower Genital Tract Disease, 20(4), 343-347. doi: 10.1097/lgt.0000000000000244

Taghavi, K., Sykes, P., Innes, C., Gibbs, D., Hunter, L. A., McBurnie, W., & Simcock, B. (2015). Wrong place at the wrong time: A case of cervical embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma in pregnancy. Gynecologic Oncology Reports, 12, 77-79. doi: 10.1016/j.gore.2015.04.001

Rowan, J., Allen, H., Budden, A., Elder, R., Farrant, M., Hughes, R., … McGrath, N. (2015). New Zealand National GDM Guidelines: An alternative view of some good practice points. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 55(1), 17-20. doi: 10.1111/ajo.12302

Stitely, M. L., Craw, S., Africano, E., & Reid, R. (2015). Uterine scar dehiscence associated with misoprostol cervical priming for surgical abortion: A case report. Journal of Reproductive Medicine, 60, 445-448. [Case Study].

Coughlan, E., Young, H., Parkes, C., Coshall, M., Dickson, N., Psutka, R., Saxton, P., … Adams, K. (2015). A novel response to an outbreak of infectious syphilis in Christchurch, New Zealand. Sexual Health, 12(2), 170-173. doi: 10.1071/SH14140

Hughes, R. C. E., Moore, M. P., Gullam, J. E., & Rowan, J. (2015). [Response to comment on Hughes et al]. Diabetes Care, 38(6), e93. doi: 10.2337/dc15-0401

Sykes, P. (2014). [Review of the book The rise and fall of National Women’s Hospital: A history]. New Zealand Medical Journal, 127(1394). Retrieved from

Ross, S., Ormandy, J., & Kim, B. J. (2013). The uptake rates of influenza vaccine in pregnant women in the Nelson region of New Zealand. New Zealand Medical Journal, 126(1372). Retrieved from

Sykes, P. H., McAllum, B. E., Simcock, B., & Sadler, L. (2012). [Reply to letter to the editor Initial diagnosis of CIN 2—should patients be managed expectatively?]. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 206(3), e11-e12. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2011.11.004

Walker, N. H., Sabanli, M., Sykes, P. H., Russell, P., & Perez, D. (2012). Successful reproductive outcome following treatment of advanced small cell carcinoma of the ovary. Gynecologic Oncology Reports, 2(3), 115-117. doi: 10.1016/j.gynor.2012.06.001

Evans, J. J. (2011). The anterior pituitary gland: Co-ordinating an alphabet of peptides [Editorial]. Open Neuroendocrinology Journal, 4, 22-24. doi: 10.2174/1876528901104010022

Sykes, P., Miller, A., & Peddie, D. (2009). Unsatisfactory cervical cytology screening specimens are associated with missed cervical dysplasia and cancer [Author's reply]. BJOG, 116(6), 867. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-0528.2009.02114.x

Sakowska, M. M., Short, J., & Eglinton, T. (2009). An unusual case of inguinal pain [Clinical correspondence]. New Zealand Medical Journal, 122(1296). Retrieved from

Badami, K. G., Vanhecke, C., & Bingham, J. (2009). Maternal IgM anti-D, borderline foetal Doppler middle cerebral artery velocities and absent neonatal haemolysis [Case report]. Transfusion Medicine, 19(3), 146-147. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3148.2009.00924.x

Evans, J. J. (2009). Toward revealing the roles for intermedin in the community of vasoactive peptides. Hypertension Research, 32(10), 824-825. doi: 10.1038/hr.2009.127

Simmons, D., Rowan, J., Reid, R., Campbell, N., & National GDM Working Party. (2008). Screening, diagnosis and services for women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in New Zealand: A technical report from the National GDM Technical Working Party [Viewpoint]. New Zealand Medical Journal, 121(1270). Retrieved from

Sykes, P., Sadler, L., & Priest, P. (2008). Screening the hard to reach: Improving morbidity and mortality from cervical cancer in New Zealand [Editorial]. New Zealand Medical Journal, 121(1277). Retrieved from

North, J., Perez, D., Fentiman, G., Sykes, P., Dempster, A., & Pearse, M. (2007). Primary breast cancer of the vulva: Case report and literature review. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 47(1), 77-79. doi: 10.1111/j.1479-828X.2006.00685.x

Vaughan, M., Sykes, P., Johnson, C., Fitzharris, B., on behalf of the New Zealand Gynaecologic Cancer Group. (2006). Improving outcomes in ovarian cancer [Editorial]. New Zealand Medical Journal, 119(1242). Retrieved from

Reid, R. (2004). Obstetric perspectives: Quality within choice [Editorial]. New Zealand Medical Journal, 117(1206). Retrieved from

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Reid, R. (2011). [Review of the book Obstetrics and gynaecology: The essentials of clinical care]. New Zealand Medical Journal, 124(1328). Retrieved from