Assoc Professor Peter Hickman

Recent Publications


Perampalam S, Ganda K, Chow K-A, Opie N, Hickman PE, Shadbolt B, Hennessy A, Grunstein H, Nolan CJ. Vitamin D status and its predictive factors in pregnancy in 2 Australian populations. Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol. 2011; 51:353-9.

Hickman PE. Biomarkers and cardiac disease in patients with end-stage renal disease on dialysis. Clin Biochem Revs 2011; 32: 115-119.

Bassett ML, Hickman PE, Dahlstrom JD. The changing role of liver biopsy in diagnosis and management of hemochromatosis. Pathology 2011; 43: 433-439.

Hickman PE, Potter JM. New cardiac markers. In Abnormal Laboratory Results, 3rd edition 2011. Ed G Kellerman. McGraw-Hill, Sydney. ISBN13: 9780070998421.

Hickman PE, Schneider HG. Screening for disease. Pathology 2012; 44: 61-62.

Potter JM, Koerbin G, Abhayaratna WP, Cunningham RD, Telford RD, Hickman PE. Transient troponin elevations in healthy young children. Clin Chim Acta 2012; 413: 702-706.

Koerbin G, Tate J, Potter JM, Cavanaugh J, Glasgow N, Hickman PE. Characterization of a highly sensitive TnI assay and its application to a cardio-healthy population. Clin Chem Lab Med 2012; 50: 871-878.

Tate JR, Panteghini M, Koerbin G, Hickman PE, Schneider HG, Jaffe AS. Verification of the analytical characteristics of troponin assays in the laboratory – a how to guide. The Clinical Biochemist monograph: Laboratory and clinical issues affecting the measurement and reporting of cardiac troponins: a guide for clinical laboratories. 2012, pps 69-86. AACB, Alexandria, New South Wales. ISBN 978-0-646-56953-6.

Koerbin G, Hickman PE, Potter JM, Apostoloska S, Telford R, Abhayaratna WP. NT-proBNP concentrations in cardio-healthy children. Clin Biochem 2012; 45: 1158-1160.

Telford RD, Cunningham RB, Telford RM, Kerrigan J, Hickman PE, Potter JM, Abhayaratna WP. Effects of changes in adiposity and physical activity on preadolescent insulin resistance: the Australian LOOK longitudinal study. PLOS ONE 2012; 7: e47438: 1-6

Koerbin GL, Potter JM, Abhayaratna WP, Telford RD, Badrick T, Apple FS, Jaffe AS, Hickman PE. Longitudinal studies of cardiac troponin I in a large cohort of healthy children. Clin Chem 2012; 58: 1665-1672.

Phillips DP, Talaulikar D, Hawkins CA, Hickman PE. Utilisation of SFLC assays – how well do we comply with guidelines? Int J Lab Haematol - doi: 10.1111/ijlh.12022.

Earlier papers

Nguyen B, Baker D, Southcott E, Potter JM, Sneddon A, Hickman PE. Iodine deficiency in pregnant women in the ACT. ANZ J Obstet Gynaecol – 2010 DOI: 10.1111/j.1479-828X.2010.01239.x

Koerbin G, Tate J, Hickman PE. The analytical characteristics of the Roche hs-TnT assay and its application to a cardio-healthy population. Ann Clin Biochem – 2010 DOI: 10.1258/acb.2010.010033

Southcott EK, Kerrigan JL, Potter JM, Telford RD, Waring P, Reynolds GJ, Lafferty ARA, Hickman PE. Establishment of pediatric reference intervals on a large cohort of healthy children. Clin Chim Acta 2010; 411: 1421-1427

Newsome S, Hickman PE. The Thyroid. In Kaplan L, Pesce AJ eds: Clinical Chemistry: Theory Analysis, Correlation. Elsevier, 2010. ISBN 978-0-323-03658-0

McGill D, Talaulikar G, Potter JM, Koerbin G, Hickman PE. Over time, high sensitivity TnT replaces NT-proBNP as the most powerful predictor of death in patients with dialysis-dependent chronic renal failure. Clin Chim Acta 2010; 411: 936-939.

Aroney C, Hickman PE, Schneider HG, Tate J, Tham M. Troponin measurement and the new assays: how low can we go? Med J Aust 2010; 192: 245-246.

Hickman PE, Potter JM, Aroney C, Koerbin G, Southcott E, Wu AHB, Roberts MS. Cardiac troponin may be released by ischemia alone, without necrosis. Clin Chim Acta 2010; 411: 318-323.

Schneider HG, Tate J, Hickman PE. What criteria should be used to assess troponin assays? Clin Chem 2010; 56: 140-142.

Hickman PE, McGill DA, Talaulikar GS, Hiremagalur B, Bromley J, Rahman A, Koerbin G, Southcott E, Potter JM. Relative diagnostic efficacy of different cardiac biomarkers in predicting outcome in dialysis patients: results of a single centre prospective cohort study. Intern Med J 2009; 39: 812-818.

Telford RD, Cunningham RB, Shaw JE, Dunstan DW, Lafferty ARA, Reynolds GJ, Hickman PE, Southcott E, Potter JM, Waring P, Telford RM. Contrasting longitudinal and cross-sectional relationships between insulin resistance and percentage of body fat, fitness, and physical activity in children – the LOOK study. Pediatric Diabetes 2009; 10: 500-507.

Telford RD, Bass SL, Budge MM, Byrne DG, Carlson JS, Coles D, Cunningham RB, Daly RM, Dunstan DW, English R, Fitzgerald R, Eser P, Gravenmaker KJ, Haynes W, Hickman PE, Javai DA, Jiang X, Lafferty T, McGrath M, Martin MK, Naughton GA, Potter JM, Potter SJ, Prosser L, Pyne DB, Reynolds GJ, Saunders PU, Seibel MJ, Shaw JE, Southcott E, Srikusalanukul W, Stuckey D, Telford RM, Thomas K, Tallis K, Waring P. The Lifestyle Of Our Kids (LOOK) project: Outline of Methods. J Sci Med Sports 2009; 12: 156-163.

Hickman PE, Leong M, Chang J, Wilson SR, McWhinney B. Plasma free metanephrines are superior to urine and plasma catecholamines and urine catecholamine metabolites for the investigation of phaeochromocytoma. Pathology 2009; 41: 173-177.

Fisher AA, Southcott EN, Goh SL, Srikusalanukul W, Hickman PE, Davis MW, Potter JM, Budge MM, Smith PN. Elevated serum cardiac troponin I in older patients with hip fracture: incidence and prognostic significance. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 2008; 128: 1073-1079.

McCullen MA, Fletcher LM, Dimeski G, Pink A, Powell LW, Crawford DHG, Hickman PE. Patient focussed outcomes following detection, in a hospital-based screening program for C282Y haemochromatosis. Intern Med J 2008; 38: 651- 656.

Koerbin G, Greaves RF, Robins H, Farqhar J, Hickman PE. Total intra-individual variation in sweat sodium and chloride concentrations for the diagnosis of cystic fibrosis. Clin Chim Acta 2008; 393: 128-129.

Badrick T, Hickman PE. Significant figures. Clin Biochem Revs 2008; 29 Suppl 1: S89-S91.

Newsome S, Chen K, Hoang J, Wilson JD, Potter JM, Hickman PE. Cushing’s syndrome in a clinic population with diabetes. Intern Med J 2008; 38: 178-182.

Fisher AA, Southcott EK, Srikusalanukul W, Davis MW, Hickman PE, Potter JM, Smith PN. Relationships between myocardial injury, all-cause mortality, vitamin D, PTH, and biochemical bone turnover markers in older patients with hip fractures. Ann Clin Lab Sci 2007; 37: 222-232.

Hickman PE, Badrick T, Wilson SR, McGill D. Reporting of cardiac troponin – problems with the 99th population percentile. Clin Chim Acta 2007; 381: 182-183.

Hickman PE, Koerbin G, Southcott E, Tate J, Dimeski G, Carter A, McGill D, Talaulikar G, Potter JM. Newer cardiac troponin I assays have similar performance to troponin T in patients with end-stage renal disease. Ann Clin Biochem 2007; 44: 285-289.

Arab HA, Cheung K, Hickman PE, Potter JM, Kadkhodaee M, Roberts MS. Effects of hypoxia/reperfusion injury on drug disposition in the isolated perfused rat liver. Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol 2007;34:332-338.

Hawkins RC, Badrick T, Hickman PE. Over-reporting significant figures – a significant problem? Clin Chim Acta 2007;375:158-161.