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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

Cabasag, C. J., Butler, J., Arnold, M., Rutherford, M., Bardot, A., Ferlay, J., … Sykes, P., … Soerjomataram, I. (2020). Exploring variations in ovarian cancer survival by age and stage (ICBP SurvMark-2): A population-based study. Gynecologic Oncology, 157, 234-244. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2019.12.047

Chitcholtan, K., Harker, D., Simcock, B., & Sykes, P. (2020). Sensitivity of EGFR/HER-2 positive cells isolated from ascitic fluid of advanced ovarian cancer patients to EGFR/HER-2 inhibitors. Applied Sciences, 10(7), 2343. doi: 10.3390/app10072343

Cohen, P. A., Leung, Y., Anderson, L., van der Griend, R., Chivers, P., Bilic, S., … Harker, D., … Simcock, B., … Sykes, P., … Wrede, C. D. H. (2020). Excisional treatment comparison for in situ endocervical adenocarcinoma (EXCISE): A phase 2 pilot randomized controlled trial to compare histopathological margin status, specimen size and fragmentation after loop electrosurgical excision procedure and cold knife cone biopsy. Gynecologic Oncology, 159, 623-629. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2020.09.053

Dempster-Rivett, K., Innes, C. R., Simcock, B. J., Harker, D., Williman, J. A., Van Der Griend, R. A., Whitehead, M., Hibma, M., … Petrich, S., Faherty, J., … Sykes, P. H. (2020). Evaluation of guidelines for observational management of cervical intraepithelial neoplasia 2 in young women. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 223, 408.e1-408.e11. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2020.02.029

Filoche, S., Stone, P., Cram, F., Bacharach, S., Dowell, A., Sika-Paotonu, D., … Ormandy, J., … Thunders, M., & Dew, K. (2020). Uncovering social structures and informational prejudices to reduce inequity in delivery and uptake of new molecular technologies. Journal of Medical Ethics, 46, 763-767. doi: 10.1136/medethics-2019-105734

Goyani, A. D., Innes, C. R., Simcock, B. J., Harker, D., Dudley, N. M., Eva, L., Bergzoll, C., MacNab, H., & Sykes, P. H. (2020). Trends in the diagnosis of high-grade cervical abnormalities in young women in the post-vaccination era. New Zealand Medical Journal, 133(1524), 50-63. Retrieved from

Innes, C. R. H., Williman, J. A., Simcock, B. J., Hider, P., Sage, M., Dempster-Rivett, K., … Sykes, P. H. (2020). Impact of human papillomavirus vaccination on rates of abnormal cervical cytology and histology in young New Zealand women. New Zealand Medical Journal, 133(1508), 72-84. Retrieved from

Jeffs, E., Williman, J., Brunton, C., Gullam, J., & Walls, T. (2020). Pregnant women's knowledge of, and adherence to, New Zealand Food Safety in Pregnancy guidelines. New Zealand Medical Journal, 133(1525), 41-52. Retrieved from

Jeffs, E., Williman, J., Brunton, C., Gullam, J., & Walls, T. (2020). The epidemiology of listeriosis in pregnant women and children in New Zealand from 1997 to 2016: An observational study. BMC Public Health, 20, 116. doi: 10.1186/s12889-020-8221-z

Lawton, B., Filoche, S., MacDonald, E. J., Stanley, J., Meeks, M., Stone, P., Storey, F., & Geller, S. E. (2020). Examining adverse fetal/neonatal outcomes associated with severe maternal morbidity. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 60, 865-870. doi: 10.1111/ajo.13163

Norell, C. H., Butler, J., Farrell, R., Altman, A., Bentley, J., Cabasag, C. J., … Sykes, P. H., … Harrison, S. (2020). Exploring international differences in ovarian cancer treatment: A comparison of clinical practice guidelines and patterns of care. International Journal of Gynecological Cancer, 30, 1748-1756. doi: 10.1136/ijgc-2020-001403

Sina, M., Cade, T. J., Flack, J., Nolan, C. J., Rajagopal, R., Wong, V., … Hughes, R., … Simmons, D. (2020). Antenatal models of care for women with gestational diabetes mellitus: Vignettes from an international meeting. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 60, 720-728. doi: 10.1111/ajo.13144

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, 59, 301-307. doi: 10.1111/ajo.12933

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, 154, 441-448. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2019.04.679

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

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

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, 126, 997-1006. doi: 10.1111/1471-0528.15658

Hawkins, G., Gullam, J., & Belluscio, L. (2019). 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, 59(1), 82-88. doi: 10.1111/ajo.12797

Sarwar, M., Sykes, P. H., Chitcholtan, K., Alkaisi, M. M., & Evans, J. J. (2019). The extracellular topographical environment influences ovarian cancer cell behaviour. Biochemical & Biophysical Research Communications, 508, 1188-1194. doi: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2018.12.067

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, 153, 292-296. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2019.02.012

Tang, M., O'Connell, R. L., Amant, F., Beale, 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, 154, 531-538. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2019.06.011

Yeoh, S., Simcock, B., Innes, C., Mclachlan, J., Harker, D., & Sykes, P. (2019). Trends in the overall survival rates in women with advanced ovarian cancer in a single tertiary centre in New Zealand. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 59, 861-866. doi: 10.1111/ajo.13076

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

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

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

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., 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

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, 6, 77-82. doi: 10.1016/j.pvr.2018.10.010

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

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, 174, 263-273. doi: 10.1016/j.neuroimage.2018.03.031

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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., & 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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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, 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

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., & 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

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

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/

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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(5), 419-422. doi: 10.1111/j.1479-828X.2004.00282.x

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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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Butler, J., Finley, C., Norell, C. H., Harrison, S., Bryant, H., Achiam, M. P., … Sykes, P., & Thomas, R. (2020). New approaches to cancer care in a COVID-19 world. Lancet Oncology, 21(7), e339-e340. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(20)30340-5

Rudland, V. L., Price, S. A. L., Hughes, R., Barrett, H. L., Lagstrom, J., Porter, C., … Callaway, L. (2020). ADIPS 2020 guideline for pre-existing diabetes and pregnancy. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 60, E18-E52. doi: 10.1111/ajo.13265

Sarwar, M., Sykes, P. H., Chitcholtan, K., & Evans, J. J. (2020). Extracellular biophysical environment: Guilty of being a modulator of drug sensitivity in ovarian cancer cells [Short communication]. Biochemical & Biophysical Research Communications, 527(1), 180-186. doi: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2020.04.107

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