Janice L Pasieka

Summary

Affiliation: University of Calgary
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Patient-based surgical outcome tool demonstrating alleviation of symptoms following parathyroidectomy in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism
    Janice L Pasieka
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Center, 1403 29th Street NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 2T9
    World J Surg 26:942-9. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint What's new in general surgery: endocrine surgery
    Janice L Pasieka
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Am Coll Surg 199:437-45. 2004
  3. doi request reprint The palliative benefit of aggressive surgical intervention for both hepatic and mesenteric metastases from neuroendocrine tumors
    Anthony J Chambers
    University of Calgary, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Surgery 144:645-51; discussion 651-3. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Carcinoid tumors
    Janice L Pasieka
    Division of Surgical Oncology and General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 2T0, Canada
    Surg Clin North Am 89:1123-37. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Kindred spirits of the endocrines: the training of the future endocrine surgeons
    Janice L Pasieka
    Division of General Surgery and Surgical Oncology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Surg Oncol 89:202-5. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Anaplastic thyroid cancer
    Janice L Pasieka
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Curr Opin Oncol 15:78-83. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint An evidence-based approach to the treatment of thyroid lymphoma
    Lloyd A Mack
    Tom Baker Cancer Centre and the University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    World J Surg 31:978-86. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Cognitive impairment associated with carcinoid syndrome
    Janice L Pasieka
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery and Surgical Oncology, University of Calgary and Tom Baker Cancer Center, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, University of Calgary and Tom Baker Cancer Center, Calgary, Alberta, Canada and Department of Psychology, Foothills Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Ann Surg 259:355-9. 2014
  9. doi request reprint Catheterization during adrenal vein sampling for primary aldosteronism: failure to use (1-24) ACTH may increase apparent failure rate
    Gregory A Kline
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 15:480-4. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Modification of the protocol for selective adrenal venous sampling results in both a significant increase in the accuracy and necessity of the procedure in the management of patients with primary hyperaldosteronism
    Adrian Harvey
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery and Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Surgery 152:643-9; discussion 649-51. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Patient-based surgical outcome tool demonstrating alleviation of symptoms following parathyroidectomy in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism
    Janice L Pasieka
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, University of Calgary, Foothills Medical Center, 1403 29th Street NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 2T9
    World J Surg 26:942-9. 2002
    ..PAS scores are a reliable, disease-specific measure of symptoms seen with HPT. Parathyroidectomy significantly reduces these preoperative symptoms, and this change translated into an improved health-related QOL for the patients...
  2. ncbi request reprint What's new in general surgery: endocrine surgery
    Janice L Pasieka
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Am Coll Surg 199:437-45. 2004
  3. doi request reprint The palliative benefit of aggressive surgical intervention for both hepatic and mesenteric metastases from neuroendocrine tumors
    Anthony J Chambers
    University of Calgary, Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Surgery 144:645-51; discussion 651-3. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess whether aggressive surgical intervention of metastatic NETs provides effective palliation from these symptoms...
  4. ncbi request reprint Carcinoid tumors
    Janice L Pasieka
    Division of Surgical Oncology and General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 2T0, Canada
    Surg Clin North Am 89:1123-37. 2009
    ..This review focuses on the gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors that general surgeons are likely to encounter during their career...
  5. ncbi request reprint Kindred spirits of the endocrines: the training of the future endocrine surgeons
    Janice L Pasieka
    Division of General Surgery and Surgical Oncology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Surg Oncol 89:202-5. 2005
    ..Where we are as a sub-specialty, where we came from, and what it will take to meet this goal are discussed...
  6. ncbi request reprint Anaplastic thyroid cancer
    Janice L Pasieka
    Faculty of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Curr Opin Oncol 15:78-83. 2003
    ..Until such time when an effective regimen is found, all patients with anaplastic thyroid carcinoma should be evaluated for multimodal therapy in the setting of a clinical trial...
  7. ncbi request reprint An evidence-based approach to the treatment of thyroid lymphoma
    Lloyd A Mack
    Tom Baker Cancer Centre and the University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    World J Surg 31:978-86. 2007
    ..The treatment and prognosis of thyroid lymphomas can be divided into two distinct clinicopathologic entities: pure mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphomas and diffuse large B-cell or mixed subtypes...
  8. doi request reprint Cognitive impairment associated with carcinoid syndrome
    Janice L Pasieka
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery and Surgical Oncology, University of Calgary and Tom Baker Cancer Center, Calgary, Alberta, Canada Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, University of Calgary and Tom Baker Cancer Center, Calgary, Alberta, Canada and Department of Psychology, Foothills Hospital, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Ann Surg 259:355-9. 2014
    ..To evaluate the cognitive performance of patients with carcinoid syndrome (CS) compared with population norms and cancer patients with non-neuroendocrine (non-NET) liver metastases...
  9. doi request reprint Catheterization during adrenal vein sampling for primary aldosteronism: failure to use (1-24) ACTH may increase apparent failure rate
    Gregory A Kline
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 15:480-4. 2013
    ..Non-ACTH-stimulated samples may be incorrectly judged as failed catheter placement when a 3:1 ratio is used. ACTH-stimulated sampling is the preferred means to confirm catheterization during AVS. ..
  10. doi request reprint Modification of the protocol for selective adrenal venous sampling results in both a significant increase in the accuracy and necessity of the procedure in the management of patients with primary hyperaldosteronism
    Adrian Harvey
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery and Oncology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Surgery 152:643-9; discussion 649-51. 2012
    ..Critical appraisal of our practice resulted in a protocol change. This study examined the impact of this new protocol on both the technical success rate and its influence on management of PA...
  11. doi request reprint Role of imaging in the preoperative staging of small bowel neuroendocrine tumors
    Anthony J Chambers
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Calgary and the Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Am Coll Surg 211:620-7. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the accuracy of preoperative imaging compared with operative findings in the staging of small bowel NET...
  12. ncbi request reprint Anaplastic thyroid cancer and primary thyroid lymphoma: a review of these rare thyroid malignancies
    Lawrence D Green
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery and Surgical Oncology, University of Calgary, Calgary Alberta, Canada
    J Surg Oncol 94:725-36. 2006
    ..To review the current literature on the treatment of anaplastic thyroid cancer (ATC) and thyroid lymphoma (TL)...
  13. doi request reprint Adrenal vein sampling may not be a gold-standard diagnostic test in primary aldosteronism: final diagnosis depends upon which interpretation rule is used. Variable interpretation of adrenal vein sampling
    Gregory A Kline
    Division of Endocrinology, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada, T2N 4J8
    Int Urol Nephrol 40:1035-43. 2008
    ..Adrenal vein sampling (AVS) is considered the gold-standard test to demonstrate unilateral aldosterone excess in primary aldosteronism, yet no single approach to interpretation of AVS has been externally validated...
  14. doi request reprint The long-term benefit of parathyroidectomy in primary hyperparathyroidism: a 10-year prospective surgical outcome study
    Janice L Pasieka
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Surgery 146:1006-13. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess whether this improvement persists in the long term...
  15. doi request reprint Impairment of cognitive function reported by patients suffering from carcinoid syndrome
    Anthony J Chambers
    Divisions of Surgical Oncology and General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Calgary and Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Calgary, AB, T2N 2T9, Canada
    World J Surg 34:1356-60. 2010
    ..It has been our impression that patients with CS also exhibit features of cognitive impairment. The purpose of this pilot study was to evaluate if symptoms of cognitive impairment were reported by patients with CS...
  16. doi request reprint Improvement in the accuracy of reporting key prognostic and anatomic findings during thyroidectomy by using a novel Web-based synoptic operative reporting system
    Anthony J Chambers
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Calgary and the Tom Baker Cancer Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Surgery 146:1090-8. 2009
    ..A Web-based system that generates a synoptic report (WebSMR) for thyroidectomy was developed. The purpose of this study was to assess the completeness of documentation in WebSMR compared with DOR...
  17. ncbi request reprint Do the National Institutes of Health consensus guidelines for parathyroidectomy predict symptom severity and surgical outcome in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism?
    Mark S Sywak
    Department of Surgery, Divisions of General Surgery and Surgical Oncology, University of Calgary, 1403 29th Street NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 2T9
    Surgery 132:1013-9; discussion 1019-20. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess whether NIH guidelines predict the severity of all symptoms and the outcome of operation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Mortality following liver resection in US medicare patients: does the presence of a liver transplant program affect outcome?
    Elijah Dixon
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Surg Oncol 95:194-200. 2007
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  19. ncbi request reprint Normocalcemic hyperparathyroidism: preoperatively a disease, postoperatively cured?
    Heather C Stuart
    Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, North Tower, 1403 29th Street Northwest, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 2T9
    Am J Surg 207:673-80; discussion 680-1. 2014
    ..Up to 44% of primary hyperparathyroidism patients have elevated parathyroid hormone (ePTH) with normal calcium postparathyroidectomy (PTx). The question is whether the surgical approach affects the incidence of this phenomenon...
  20. ncbi request reprint A pathologic re-review of follicular thyroid neoplasms: the impact of changing the threshold for the diagnosis of the follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Sandy Widder
    Department of Surgery, Division General Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Surgery 144:80-5. 2008
    ..The purpose was to determine whether, on review, these criteria would result in a change in diagnosis of follicular neoplasm (FN)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Adrenal lesions assessed in the era of laparoscopic adrenalectomy: a modern day series
    J Chavez-Rodriguez
    Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, 1403 29th St N W, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 2T9
    Am J Surg 189:581-5; discussion 585-6. 2005
    ..To evaluate if laparoscopic adrenalectomy (LA) has changed the indications for adrenalectomy...
  22. ncbi request reprint The palliative role of 131I-MIBG and 111In-octreotide therapy in patients with metastatic progressive neuroendocrine neoplasms
    Janice L Pasieka
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, North Tower, University of Calgary and Tom Baker Cancer Center, 1403 29th Street NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 2T9
    Surgery 136:1218-26. 2004
    ..Radiolabeled octreotide and metaiodobenzylguanidine (MIBG) have demonstrated limited antitumor effect on neuroendocrine neoplasms (NENs). The purpose of this study was to assess the palliative benefit of radionuclide therapy (RNT) in NENs...
  23. ncbi request reprint Asymptomatic primary hyperparathyroidism: a surgical perspective
    Lloyd A Mack
    Tom Baker Cancer Centre, University of Calgary, 1331 29th Street NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Surg Clin North Am 84:803-16. 2004
    ..Therefore, all patients with primary hyperparathyroidism should be referred for surgical evaluation by an experienced endocrine surgeon...
  24. ncbi request reprint Functional results and quality of life after tracheal resection for locally invasive thyroid cancer
    Mark Sywak
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Tom Baker Cancer Center and University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Surg 185:462-7. 2003
    ..The impact of aerodigestive tract resection on the functional status and quality of life of the patient has not previously been investigated...
  25. ncbi request reprint A review of thyroid cancer with intermediate differentiation
    Mark Sywak
    Tom Baker Cancer Center and University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Surg Oncol 86:44-54. 2004
    ..The aim of this review was to pool the currently available clinical information regarding these uncommon thyroid cancers so as to gain a better understanding of their clinical aspects and natural history...
  26. ncbi request reprint Adrenal venous sampling in primary hyperaldosteronism: comparison of radiographic with biochemical success and the clinical decision-making with "less than ideal" testing
    Adrian Harvey
    Division of General Surgery, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Surgery 140:847-53; discussion 853-5. 2006
    ..Adrenal venous sampling (AVS) is used in the workup of primary hyperaldosteronism (PA). The purpose of this study was to determine the success rate of AVS and to examine the decision-making process after "less than ideal" AVS...
  27. ncbi request reprint Biochemical assessment of niacin deficiency among carcinoid cancer patients
    Girish M Shah
    Laboratory for Skin Cancer Research, CHUL Research Center CHUQ, Faculty of Medicine, Laval University, Sainte Foy, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:2307-14. 2005
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  28. ncbi request reprint Endocrine surgery: Our current understanding of the treatment and the controversies within this diverse group of tumors
    Janice L Pasieka
    Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Surg Oncol 89:105-7. 2005
  29. ncbi request reprint What symptom improvement can be expected after operation for primary hyperparathyroidism?
    Nadine R Caron
    Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    World J Surg 33:2244-55. 2009
    ..Unfortunately, these additional symptoms are often subtle, nonspecific, not traditionally measured, frequently not assessed or considered in this patient population, and are usually attributed to other diagnoses or simply advanced age...
  30. ncbi request reprint Primary thyroid lymphomas
    Sandy Widder
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, University of Calgary, 10th Floor North Tower, 1403 29th Street Northwest, Calgary, Alberta T2N 2T9, Canada
    Curr Treat Options Oncol 5:307-13. 2004
    ..However, there may be a role for palliative surgical debulking to alleviate obstructive symptoms while the patient is undergoing standard chemotherapy and radiation...
  31. doi request reprint Resolution of chronic diarrhea after resection of a localized pulmonary carcinoid tumor
    Colin Schieman
    Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Ann Thorac Surg 89:1275-6. 2010
    ..In this article we describe the presentation, perioperative management, and presumed mechanisms of a patient with a localized pulmonary carcinoid with associated chronic diarrhea that resolved after operation...
  32. ncbi request reprint Functioning and nonfunctioning neuroendocrine tumors of the pancreas
    Elijah Dixon
    Department of Surgery and Oncology, University of Calgary and Tom Baker Cancer Center, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Curr Opin Oncol 19:30-5. 2007
    ..With recent advances in diagnosis and staging, the treatment options for all neuroendocrine tumors have evolved. Presented here is a review of the current-day knowledge for neuroendocrine tumors of the pancreas...
  33. doi request reprint Hepatic nodular regenerative hyperplasia in a patient with advanced carcinoid tumor
    Waleed K Al-Hamoudi
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 21:1083-5. 2009
    ..This association has not been reported earlier...
  34. ncbi request reprint Bone mineral density in well-differentiated thyroid cancer patients treated with suppressive thyroxine: a systematic overview of the literature
    May Lynn Quan
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Surg Oncol 79:62-9; discussion 69-70. 2002
    ..An overview of the current literature was undertaken to evaluate studies to date...
  35. ncbi request reprint Regression of metastatic carcinoid tumors with octreotide therapy: two case reports and a review of the literature
    Wey L Leong
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Surg Oncol 79:180-7. 2002
    ..Partial tumor regression seen radiographically has been reported with the use of octreotide therapy for neuroendocrine tumors. Complete regression of carcinoid tumors is rarely reported...
  36. ncbi request reprint 131I-meta-iodobenzylguanidine in the management of metastatic midgut carcinoid tumors
    Mark S Sywak
    Royal North Shore Hospital, St Leonards, New South Wales, Australia
    World J Surg 28:1157-62. 2004
    ..6 years for group A and 5.0 years for group B. Although retrospective in nature, this study suggests that the addition of 131I-mIBG therapy to the treatment protocol of patients with metastatic midgut carcinoid tumors prolongs survival...