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Dr Aoife Lowery MB BCh BAO, MMedSci., PhD
|AJ Lowery, KJ Sweeney (2012) 'The role of prophylactic oophorectomy in the management of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndrome' In: Ayman Al-Hendy, Mohamed Sabry (eds). Hysterectomy. InTech: InTech. [Details]|
|Aoife J Lowery, Christophe Lemetre, Graham Ball, Michael J Kerin (2011) 'MicroArray Technology - Expression Profiling of MRNA and MicroRNA in Breast Cancer' In: Heitor Silverio Lopes, Leonardo Magalhães Cruz (eds). Computational Biology and Applied Bioinformatics. InTech: InTech. [Details]|
Peer Reviewed Journals
|Matthey-Gie ML, Walsh SM, O'Neill AC, Lowery A, Evoy D, Gibbons D, Prichard RS, Skehan S, McDermott EW. (2014) 'Ultrasound Predictors of Malignancy in Indeterminate Thyroid Nodules'. Irish Journal Of Medical Science, . [Details]|
|Joyce DP, Alamiri J, Lowery AJ, Downey E, Ahmed A, McLaughlin R, Hill AD (2014) 'Breast Clinic Referrals: Can Mastalgia be Managed in Primary Care?'. Irish Journal Of Medical Science, . [Details]|
|Mege D, Taieb D, Lowery A, Loundou A, DeMicco C, Castinetti F, Morange I, Henry JF, Sebag F (2014) 'Contemporary review of large adrenal tumors in a tertiary referral center'. Anticancer Research, . [Details]|
|Woods JF, De Marchi JA, Lowery AJ, Hill AD. (2014) 'Validation of a nomogram predicting sentinel lymph node status in melanoma in an Irish population'. Irish Journal Of Medical Science, . [Details]|
|Walsh SM, Lowery AJ, Prichard RS, McDermott EW, Evoy D, Geraghty J (2014) 'Postmastectomy radiotherapy: Indications and implications'. Surgeon, . [Details]|
|Walsh S, Lowery AJ, Evoy D, McDermott EW, Prichard RS (2013) 'Thyroid Lymphoma: Recent Advances in Diagnosis and Optimal management strategies'. Oncologist, 18 (9):944-1003. [Details]|
|McDermott EW, Prichard RS, Lowery AJ, Walsh S (2013) 'Molecular and therapeutic advances in the diagnosis and management of malignant pheochromocytomas and paragangliomas'. Oncologist, 18 (4):391-407. [DOI] [Details]|
|McVeigh T, Lowery AJ, Waldron R, Mahmoud A, Barry K (2013) 'Assessing Awareness of Colorectal Cancer Symptoms and Screening in a Peripheral Colorectal Surgical Unit: a Survey based Study'. BMC Surgery, 13 (1). [Details]|
|Lowery AJ, Khan W, Barry K (2012) 'Management of life-threatening blunt head trauma in childhood-A case report'. International journal of surgery (London, England), 3 (8):356-357. [DOI] [Details]|
|Glynn RW, Lowery AJ, Scutaru C, O'Dwyer T, Keogh I. (2012) 'Laryngeal cancer: quantitative and qualitative assessment of research output, 1945-2010'. Laryngoscope, 122 (9):1967-1973. [Details]|
|Coyle D, Lowery AJ, Khan W, Waldron R, Barry K (2012) 'Successful introduction of ring-fenced inpatient surgical beds in a general hospital setting'. Ir Med J, 105 (8):269-271. [Details]|
|Irfan M, Hogan AM, Gately R, Lowery AJ, Waldron R, Khan W, Barry K (2012) 'Management of the acute appendix mass: a survey of surgical practice'. Ir Med J, 105 (9):303-305. [Details]|
|Fahy E, Ahmed K, Lowery AJ, Khan W, Waldron R, Barry K (2012) 'Paediatric surgery--a general hospital experience'. Ir Med J, 105 (10):333-335. [Details]|
|Lowery, A.J., Kell, M.R., Glynn, R.W., Kerin, M.J., Sweeney, K.J. (2012) 'Locoregional recurrence after breast cancer surgery: a systematic review by receptor phenotype'. Breast Cancer Res Treat, 133 (3):831-841. [Details]|
|Concannon E, Hogan A, Lowery A, Ryan RS, Khan W, Barry K (2012) 'Spectrum of all-terrain vehicle injuries in adults: A case series and review of the literature'. International journal of surgery (London, England), 3 (6):222-226. [DOI] [Details]|
|McVeigh T, Lowery AJ, Quill DS, Kerin MJ. (2012) 'Changing practices in the surgical management of hyperparathyroidism - a 10-year review'. Surgeon, 10 (6):314-320. [Details]|
|O'Dowd V, Kiernan C, Lowery A, Khan W, Barry K (2011) 'Seatbelt injury causing small bowel devascularisation: case series and review of the literature'. Emergency medicine international, 2011 . [DOI] [Details]|
|Coyle D, Kavanagh N, Mahmoud A, Lowery AJ, Khan W, Barry K (2011) 'Incarcerated femoral hernia containing ovary and fallopian tube in a 54-year-old'. Bmj, 2011 . [DOI] [Details]|
|Neary M, Lowery AJ, O'Conghaile A, Pervaz M, Kerin MJ, Sweeney KJ (2011) 'NCCP breast cancer referral guidelines--are breast cancer patients prioritised?'. Ir Med J, 104 (2):39-41. [Details]|
|Lowery, AJ, Miller, N, Dwyer, RM, Kerin, MJ (2010) 'Dysregulated miR-183 inhibits migration in breast cancer cells'. BMC Cancer, 10 . [DOI] [Details]|
|Heneghan HM, Miller N, Lowery AJ, Sweeney KJ, Newell J, Kerin MJ. (2010) 'Circulating microRNAs as novel minimally invasive biomarkers for breast cancer'. Annals Of Surgery, 251 (3):499-505. [Details]|
|Lowery AJ, Kerin MJ (2009) 'Graves' ophthalmopathy: the case for thyroid surgery'. Surgeon, 7 (5):290-296. [Details]|
|Heneghan HM, Miller N, Lowery AJ, Sweeney KJ, Kerin MJ (2009) 'MicroRNAs as Novel Biomarkers for Breast Cancer'. Journal of oncology, 2009 . [DOI] [Details]|
|Lowery AJ, Miller N, Devaney A, McNeill RE, Davoren PA, Lemetre C, Benes V, Schmidt S, Blake J, Ball G, Kerin MJ (2009) 'MicroRNA signatures predict oestrogen receptor, progesterone receptor and HER2/neu receptor status in breast cancer'. Breast Cancer Research, 11 (3). [Details]|
|Davoren PA, McNeill RE, Lowery AJ, Kerin MJ, Miller N (2008) 'Identification of suitable endogenous control genes for microRNA gene expression analysis in human breast cancer'. BMC Molecular Biology, 9 . [DOI] [Details]|
|Lowery AJ, Miller N, McNeill RE, Kerin MJ (2008) 'MicroRNAs as prognostic indicators and therapeutic targets: potential effect on breast cancer management'. Cancer Research, 14 (2):360-365. [DOI] [Details]|
|Bretschneider, N., Brand, H., Miller, N., Lowery, A. J., Kerin, M. J., Gannon, F. & Denger, S. (2008) 'Estrogen induces repression of the breast cancer and salivary gland expression gene in an estrogen receptor alpha-dependent manner'. Cancer Research, 68 (1):106-114. [Details]|
|Lowery AJ, Sweeney KJ, Molloy AP, Hennessy E, Curran C, Kerin MJ (2008) 'The effect of menopause and hysterectomy on systemic vascular endothelial growth factor in women undergoing surgery for breast cancer'. BMC Cancer, 8 . [DOI] [Details]|
|Dwyer RM, Potter-Beirne SM, Harrington KA, Lowery AJ, Hennessy E, Murphy JM, Barry FP, O'Brien T, Kerin MJ (2007) 'Monocyte chemotactic protein-1 secreted by primary breast tumors stimulates migration of mesenchymal stem cells'. Cancer Research, 13 (17):5020-5027. [DOI] [Details]|
|Lowery AJ, Hynes N, Manning BJ, Mahendran M, Tawfik S, Sultan S (2007) 'A prospective feasibility study of duplex ultrasound arterial mapping, digital-subtraction angiography, and magnetic resonance angiography in management of critical lower limb ischemia by endovascular revascularization'. Ann Vasc Surg, 21 (4):443-451. [DOI] [Details]|
|O'Sullivan CJ, Hynes N, Mahendran B, Andrews EJ, Avalos G, Tawfik S, Lowery A, Sultan S (2006) 'Haemoglobin A1c (HbA1C) in non-diabetic and diabetic vascular patients. Is HbA1C an independent risk factor and predictor of adverse outcome?'. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg, 32 (2):188-197. [DOI] [Details]|
|Lowery, AJ,Miller, N,McNeill, RE,Kerin, MJ (2008) MicroRNAs as prognostic indicators and therapeutic targets: Potential effect on breast cancer management. Reviews [DOI] [Details]|