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Kathrin Kirchheiner
Kathrin Kirchheiner

Department of Radiotherapy
Position: Associate Professor

ORCID: 0000-0002-5571-2780
T +43 1 40400 28760
kathrin.kirchheiner@meduniwien.ac.at

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Keywords

Patient Outcome Assessment; Quality of Life

Research interests

Main areas of research:

1. Quality of life, patient-reported outcome, physician-assessed morbidity and sexual functioning in gynecological cancer patients after radiochemotherapy. 

2. Communication and decisions at the end of life

Selected publications

  1. Kirchheiner, K. et al., 2016. Health-Related Quality of Life in Locally Advanced Cervical Cancer Patients After Definitive Chemoradiation Therapy Including Image Guided Adaptive Brachytherapy: An Analysis From the EMBRACE Study. International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics, 94(5), pp.1088-1098. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2015.12.363.
  2. Kirchheiner, K. et al., 2016. Dose-effect relationship and risk factors for vaginal stenosis after definitive radio(chemo)therapy with image-guided brachytherapy for locally advanced cervical cancer in the EMBRACE study. Radiotherapy and Oncology, 118(1), pp.160-166. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.radonc.2015.12.025.
  3. Kirchheiner, K. et al., 2014. Manifestation Pattern of Early-Late Vaginal Morbidity After Definitive Radiation (Chemo)Therapy and Image-Guided Adaptive Brachytherapy for Locally Advanced Cervical Cancer: An Analysis From the EMBRACE Study. International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics, 89(1), pp.88-95. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2014.01.032.
  4. Kirchheiner, K. et al., 2014. Posttraumatic Stress Disorder After High-Dose-Rate Brachytherapy for Cervical Cancer With 2 Fractions in 1 Application Under Spinal/Epidural Anesthesia: Incidence and Risk Factors. International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics, 89(2), pp.260-267. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijrobp.2014.02.018.
  5. Kirchheiner, K. et al., 2012. Radiation-induced morphological changes in the vagina. Strahlentherapie und Onkologie, 188(11), pp.1010-1019. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00066-012-0222-0.