Publications- Dr Kylie Snook

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Oh D, Flitcroft K, Brennan ME, Snook K, Spillane AJ. Outcomes of breast reconstruction in older women: Patterns of uptake and clinical outcomes in a large metropolitan practice. ANZ J Surg May 2019 doi:10.1111/ans.15145


Azimi F, Flitcroft K, Mathieu E, Karantonis R, Snook K, Spillane ALow level laser treatment is ineffective for capsular contracture. Results of the LaTCon randomised controlled trial. Plast Reconstr Surg 2018; 142: 621e-31e.

Oh D, Flitcroft K, Brennan ME, Snook K, Spillane AJ. Patient-reported outcomes of breast reconstruction in older women: Audit of a large metropolitan public/private practice in Sydney, Australia. Psycho-Oncology Sept 2018. DOI:  10.1002/pon.4895

Zdenkowski N, Butow P, Spillane A, Douglas C, Snook K, Jones M, Oldmeadow C, Fewster S, Beckmore C, Boyle FM. A single-arm longitudinal study to evaluate a decision aid for women who have been offered neoadjuvant systemic therapy for operable breast cancer (ANZ1301 DOMINO). JNCCN (JNCCN17-181R1) – [EMID:16174555270d4339] Accepted Nov 2017.


Brennan ME, McKessar M, Snook K, Burgess I, Spillane AJ. Impact of selective use of breast MRI on surgical decision-making in women with newly diagnosed operable breast cancer. The Breast 2017;32:135-43. Abstract


Brennan ME, Flitcroft K, Warrier S, Snook K, Spillane AJ. Immediate expander/implant breast reconstruction followed by post-mastectomy radiotherapy for breast cancer: Aesthetic, surgical, satisfaction and quality of life outcomes in women with high-risk breast cancer. The Breast 2016;30:59–65. Abstract

Flitcroft K, Brennan M, Costa D, Wong A, Snook K and Spillane A. An evaluation of factors affecting preference for immediate, delayed or no breast reconstruction in women with high-risk breast cancer. 2016;Psycho-oncology in press; doi: 10.1002/pon.4087.


Read R, Flitcroft K, Snook K, Boyle F, Spillane A. The utility of neoadjuvant chemotherapy in the treatment of operable breast cancer. ANZ Journal of Surgery 2015;85(5):315-20. Abstract


Snook KL, Spillane AJIntraoperative molecular sentinel node analysis: the way of the future or great technology with limited indication? ANZ Journal of Surgery;84(10):699-700Journal

Brennan ME, Spillane A, Flitcroft K, Snook K, Wong A. Platinum multidisciplinary breast cancer care or platinum breast reconstruction? ANZJS​ 2014;84(9):604-605. Journal

Wong A, Snook K, Brennan MFlitcroft K, Tucker M, Hiercz D, Spillane A. Increasing breast reconstruction rates by offering more women a choice. ANZ Journal of Surgery 2014; 84: 31–36. Abstract

Wilsher MJ, Snook K.  Bilateral, multicentric low-grade adenosquamous carcinomas of the breast, each arising within a separate radial scar/complex sclerosing lesion. Pathology 2014; 46(1):85-8. Journal


Noushi F, Spillane AJ, Uren RF, Cooper R, Allwright S, Snook KL, Gillet D, Pearce AM, Gebski V. High discordance rates between sub-areolar and peri-tumoural breast lymphoscintigraphy. Eur J Surg Oncol. 2013 Oct;39(10):1053-60. Abstract

Read RL, Bambach CP, Snook KLA rotation flap restores volume after inferomedial breast cancer excision.  ANZ J Surg 2013; 83 (7-8): 595-6. Journal


Gifford AJ, Colebatch AJ, Litkouhi S, Hersch F, Warzecha W, Snook K, Sywak M, Gill AJ.  Remote frozen section examination of breast sentinel lymph nodes by telepathology.  ANZ J Surg. 2012 Nov;82(11):803-8


Snook KL, Layer GT, Jackson PA, de Vries CS, Shousha S, Sinnett HD, Nigar E, Singhal H, Chia Y, Cunnick G, Kissin MW; OSNA Study Group.   Multicentre evaluation of intraoperative molecular analysis of sentinel lymph nodes in breast carcinoma.  Br J Surg. 2011 Apr;98(4):527-35


Mullan M, Snook KL, Taylor C.  Ultrasound of the Breast.  BMJ (2009) Free article


Snook KL, Stalberg PLH, Sidhu SB, Sywak MS, Edhouse P, Delbridge LW.  Recurrence after Total Thyroidectomy for Benign Multinodular Goitre.  World Journal of Surgery (2007); 31(3): 593-598.

Sywak MS, Palazzo FF, Yeh M, Wilkinson M, Snook KL, Sidhu SB, Delbridge LW.  Parathyroid hormone assay predicts hypocalcaemia after total thyroidectomy.  ANZ J Surg (2007); 77(8): 667-670.


Snook KL, Ritchie JD.  Carcinoma of Esophagus after adjustable gastric banding.  Obesity Surgery (2003); 13: 800-802.


Barakate MS, Snook KL, Morgan MK, Pik J, Harrington TJ, Sorby W.  Angioplasty and stenting in the posterior cerebral circulation.  Journal of Endovascular Therapy (2001);  8(6): 558-65