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Otago Medical School staff profiles

Dr Simone Petrich

PositionClinical Senior Lecturer
DepartmentsDepartment of Surgical Sciences (Dunedin), Department of Women's and Children's Health (Dunedin)
QualificationsMD
Research summaryBRCA mutation, breast cancer, gynaecological cancer, clinical studies
Teaching
  • Breast pathology tutorials
  • Fourth year seminar
  • Registrars
ClinicalBreast and gynaecological cancers

Research

Publications

Ebner, F., Hanna, N., Petrich, S., & Paterson, H. (2011). Caesarean scar pregnancy at 19 weeks gestation. Australasian Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, 14, 31-33.

Hunter, B., Petrich, S., & Dunbier, A. (2013, July). Investigation of leukocyte composition of breast cancer. Poster session presented at the New Zealand Society for Oncology Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Publications

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

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 https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Baxter, G. D., Liu, L., Tumilty, S., Petrich, S., Chapple, C., Anders, J. J., on behalf of the Laser Lymphedema Trial Team. (2018). Low level laser therapy for the management of breast cancer-related lymphedema: A randomized controlled feasibility study. Lasers in Surgery & Medicine. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/lsm.22947

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

Liu, L., Petrich, S., McLaren, B., Kelly, L., & Baxter, G. D. (2018). An integrative Tai Chi program for patients with breast cancer undergoing cancer therapy: Study protocol for a randomized controlled feasibility study. Journal of Integrative Medicine, 16(2), 99-105. doi: 10.1016/j.joim.2017.12.011

Journal - Research Article

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

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 https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Baxter, G. D., Liu, L., Tumilty, S., Petrich, S., Chapple, C., Anders, J. J., on behalf of the Laser Lymphedema Trial Team. (2018). Low level laser therapy for the management of breast cancer-related lymphedema: A randomized controlled feasibility study. Lasers in Surgery & Medicine. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/lsm.22947

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

Baxter, G. D., Liu, L., Petrich, S., Gisselman, A. S., Chapple, C., Anders, J. J., & Tumilty, S. (2017). Low level laser therapy (Photobiomodulation therapy) for breast cancer-related lymphedema: A systematic review. BMC Cancer, 17, 833. doi: 10.1186/s12885-017-3852-x

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

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

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 http://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

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Journal - Research Other

Liu, L., Petrich, S., McLaren, B., Kelly, L., & Baxter, G. D. (2018). An integrative Tai Chi program for patients with breast cancer undergoing cancer therapy: Study protocol for a randomized controlled feasibility study. Journal of Integrative Medicine, 16(2), 99-105. doi: 10.1016/j.joim.2017.12.011

Baxter, G. D., Liu, L., Petrich, S., Chapple, C., Anders, J. J., Tumilty, S., on behalf of the Laser Lymphedema Trial Team. (2018). Low level laser therapy in the management of breast cancer-related lymphedema: Protocol for a randomized controlled feasibility trial. Physical Therapy Reviews, 23(4-5), 291-297. doi: 10.1080/10833196.2018.1490101

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

MacKenzie, E., Towns, C., Tiong, I. S., & Petrich, S. (2015). Primary endometrial uterine Burkitt lymphoma in a 65-year-old woman. Gynecologic Oncology Reports, 13, 30-32. doi: 10.1016/j.gore.2015.05.003

Ebner, F., Hanna, N., Petrich, S., & Paterson, H. (2011). Caesarean scar pregnancy at 19 weeks gestation. Australasian Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine, 14, 31-33.

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