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Clinical Research

Obermair A, Youlden D, Baade P, Janda M. Do breast cancer survivors benefit from prophylactic removal of uterus and ovaries? A population-based data linkage replication study. Asia Pac J Clin Oncol. 2016 May 27. doi: 10.1111/ajco.12508.

Baker J, Janda M, Gebski V, Forder P, Hogg R, Manolitsas T, Obermair A. Lower preoperative quality of life increases postoperative risk of adverse events in women with endometrial cancer: results from the LACE trial. Gynecol Oncol. 2015 Apr;137(1):102-5. 

Obermair A, Brennan DJ, Baxter E, Armes JE, Gebski V, Janda M. Surgical safety and personal costs in morbidly obese, multimorbid patients diagnosed with early-stage endometrial cancer having a hysterectomy. Gynecol Oncol Res Pract. 2016 Feb 9;3:1. doi: 10.1186/s40661-016-0023-8

Tan YY, Spurdle AB, Obermair A. Knowledge, attitudes and referral patterns of lynch syndrome: a survey of clinicians in Australia. J Pers Med. 2014 May 12;4(2):218-44. doi: 10.3390/jpm4020218. PubMed PMID: 25563224;

Hackethal A, Brennan D, Rao A, Land R, Obermair A, Nicklin J, Garrett A, Nascimento M, Crandon A, Perrin L, Chetty N. Consideration for safe and effective gynaecological laparoscopy in the obese patient. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2014 Dec 23. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 25534161.

Beesley VL, Rowlands IJ, Hayes SC, Janda M, O'Rourke P, Marquart L, Quinn MA, Spurdle AB, Obermair A, Brand A, Oehler MK, Leung Y, McQuire L, Webb PM; Australian National Endometrial Cancer Study Group. Incidence, risk factors and estimates of a woman's risk of developing secondary lower limb lymphedema and lymphedema-specific supportive care needs in women treated for endometrial cancer. Gynecol Oncol. 2015 Jan;136(1):87-93. doi: 10.1016/j.ygyno.2014.11.006.

Anuradha S, Webb PM, Blomfield P, Brand AH, Friedlander M, Leung Y, Obermair A, Oehler MK, Quinn M, Steer C, Jordan SJ. Survival of Australian women with invasive epithelial ovarian cancer: a population-based study. Med J Aust. 2014 Sep 1;201(5):283-8. 

Hawkes AL, Quinn M, Gebski V, Armes J, Brennan D, Janda M; feMME Trial Committee, Obermair A. Improving treatment for obese women with early stage cancer of the uterus: rationale and design of the levonorgestrel intrauterine device ± metformin ± weight loss in endometrial cancer (feMME) trial. Contemp Clin Trials. 2014 Sep;39(1):14-21. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2014.06.014. 

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Translational Research

Khan S, et al.: MicroRNA related polymorphisms and breast cancer risk. PLoS One. 2014 Nov 12;9(11):e109973. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0109973. eCollection 2014. PubMed PMID: 25390939; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4229095.

Hedditch EL, et al.: ABCA transporter gene expression and poor outcome in epithelial ovarian cancer. J Natl

Cancer Inst. 2014 Jun 23;106(7). pii: dju149. doi: 10.1093/jnci/dju149. Print 2014 Jul. 

Gao B, et al.: Paclitaxel sensitivity in relation to ABCB1 expression, efflux and single nucleotide polymorphisms in ovarian cancer. Sci Rep. 2014 May 9;4:4669. doi: 10.1038/srep04669. 

Dong Y, Loessner D, Irving-Rodgers H, Obermair A, Nicklin JL, Clements JA. Metastasis of ovarian cancer is mediated by kallikrein related peptidases. Clin Exp Metastasis. 2014 Jan;31(1):135-47. doi: 10.1007/s10585-013-9615-4. Epub 2013 Sep 17. Review. 

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Tumour Angiogenesis

Mayerhofer K, Lozanov P, Bodner K, Bodner-Adler B, Obermair A, Kimberger O, Czerwenka K. Ki-67 and vascular endothelial growth factor expression in uterine leiomyosarcoma. Gynecol Oncol 2004;92:175-9.

Stimpfl M, Tong D, Fasching B, Schuster E, Obermair A, Leodolter S, Zeillinger R.Vascular endothelial growth factor splice variants and their prognostic value in breast and ovarian cancer. Clin Cancer Res 2002;8:2253-9.

Bachtiary B, Selzer E, Knocke TH, Poetter R, Obermair A: Serum VEGF levels in patients undergoing primary radiotherapy for cervical cancer: impact on progression-free survival. Cancer Lett. 2002 May 28;179(2):197-203

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Other Areas of Research

Obermair A. Is surgical literature relevant? Int J Gynecol Cancer. 2010 Nov;20(8):1300.

Hammond I, Taylor J, Obermair A, McMenamin P. The anatomy of complications workshop: an educational strategy to improve the training and performance of fellows in gynecologic oncology. Gynecol Oncol 2004;94:769-73.

Janda M, Stanek C, Newman B, Obermair A, Trimmel M: Impact of videotaped information on frequency and confidence of breast self-examination. Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2002;73:37-43.

Umek WH, Laml T, Stutterecker D, Obermair A, Leodolter S, Hanzal E: The Urethra During Pelvic Floor Contraction: Observations on Three-Dimensional Ultrasound. Obstet Gynecol 2002; 100:796-800.

Schindl M, Birner P, Obermair A, Kiesel L, Wenzl R: Increased microvessel density in adenomyosis uteri. Fertil Steril 2001; 75: 131-135.

Hefler L, Obermair A, Husslein P, Kainz C, Tempfer C: Vascular endothelial growth factor serum levels in pregnancy and preeclampsia. Acto Obstet Gynecol Scand 2000; 79: 77-78.

Kurz CHernandez E, Obermair A, Hoskins PJ, Magrina JF, McLellan R. Controversies in the management of endometrial cancer. Obstet Gynecol Int. 2010;2010. pii: 894587. Epub 2010 Aug 19., Salzer H, Arbeiter K, Obermair A, Salzer HR, Lohninger A: L-Carnitin-Betamethason Kombinationstherapie versus alleiniger Betamethasontherapie als Prophylaxe des Atemnotsyndroms. Z Geburtsh Perinat. 1993; 197: 215-219. [German]

Aichberger L, Boldizsar B, Herczeg S, Obermair A, Plckinger B, Strohmer H, Vatanparast S, Kemeter P, Feichtinger F: Die vaginosonografische Beobachtung von Uteruskontraktionen beim Embryotransfer und ihre Relevanz im Hinblick auf den Behandlungserfolg; Geburtshilfe und Frauenheilkunde 1991; 51: 27-30. [German]

Obermair A: Die Erstellung einer gynkologisch-onkologischen Patientendatei fr die Nachsorge; Wiener Klin. Wochenschrift 1991; 103: 371-373. [German]

Seifert M, Adler A, Obermair A, Hartmann B, Denison U, Kubista E, Sevelda P: Mglichkeiten und Ziele der Tumornachsorge beim Mammakarzinom. Gynkol Geburtsh Rundsch 1991; 31: 309-311. [German]

Reviews and Book Chapters

Hernandez E, Obermair A, Hoskins PJ, Magrina JF, McLellan R. Controversies in the management of endometrial cancer. Obstet Gynecol Int. 2010;2010. pii: 894587. Epub 2010 Aug 19.

Obermair A: Angiogenese und Prognose beim Mammakarzinom. In: Prognostische und therapierelevante Faktoren beim Mammakarzinom. Ergebnisse einer Konsensuskonferenz. S. Classen, H. Graeff, F. Jnicke, H. Sauer, W. Wilmanns (Hrsg.). Excerpta Oncologica Vol 6, pp 101-109. Novartis Pharma Verlag, Nrnberg 1997. [German]

Obermair A, Preyer O, Leodolter S: Angiogenese in Gynkologie und Geburtshilfe. Wien Klin Woschr 1999; 111: 262-277.

Obermair A, Preyer O, Leodolter S: Tumor angiogenesis and its relation to prognosis in epithelial ovarian cancer. CME Journal of Gynecologic Oncology 1999; 4: 169-177.

Obermair A, Preyer O, Bachtiary B: Angiogenesis in cervical cancer. CME Journal of Gynecologic Oncology 2001; 6:184-191.