Brian Hung Hin Lang

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Affiliation: University of Hong Kong
Country: China

Publications

  1. pmc Is there a role for unstimulated thyroglobulin velocity in predicting recurrence in papillary thyroid carcinoma patients with detectable thyroglobulin after radioiodine ablation?
    Hilda Wong
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:3479-85. 2012
  2. pmc The role of prophylactic central neck dissection in differentiated thyroid carcinoma: issues and controversies
    Kai Pun Wong
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    J Oncol 2011:127929. 2011
  3. pmc Incidental thyroid carcinoma by FDG-PET/CT: a study of clinicopathological characteristics
    T T Law
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:472-8. 2011
  4. pmc Thyroid surgery for elderly patients: are they at increased operative risks?
    Sze How Ng
    Breast and Endocrine Unit, Department of Surgery, Kuala Lumpur Hospital, 50586 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Thyroid Res 2012:946276. 2012
  5. pmc The Role of 18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography in the Prognostication, Diagnosis, and Management of Thyroid Carcinoma
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    J Thyroid Res 2012:198313. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis Comparing Surgically-Related Complications between Robotic-Assisted Thyroidectomy and Conventional Open Thyroidectomy
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Surg Oncol 21:850-61. 2014
  7. doi request reprint A cost-minimization analysis comparing total thyroidectomy alone and total thyroidectomy with prophylactic central neck dissection in clinically nodal-negative papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Surg Oncol 21:416-25. 2014
  8. doi request reprint Evaluating the incidence, clinical significance and predictors for vocal cord palsy and incidental laryngopharyngeal conditions before elective thyroidectomy: is there a case for routine laryngoscopic examination?
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Pokfulam, SAR, Hong Kong
    World J Surg 38:385-91. 2014
  9. doi request reprint Evaluating the morbidity and efficacy of reoperative surgery in the central compartment for persistent/recurrent papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    World J Surg 37:2853-9. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint How useful are perioperative biochemical parameters in predicting the duration of calcium and/or vitamin D supplementation after total thyroidectomy?
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    World J Surg 37:2581-8. 2013

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Publications56

  1. pmc Is there a role for unstimulated thyroglobulin velocity in predicting recurrence in papillary thyroid carcinoma patients with detectable thyroglobulin after radioiodine ablation?
    Hilda Wong
    Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:3479-85. 2012
    ..Only limited data on Tg kinetics have been reported to date. Here we aim to evaluate the prognostic and predictive significance of nonstimulated serum Tg velocity (TgV)...
  2. pmc The role of prophylactic central neck dissection in differentiated thyroid carcinoma: issues and controversies
    Kai Pun Wong
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    J Oncol 2011:127929. 2011
    ..Performing a unilateral pCND may be better than a bilateral pCND given its lower surgical morbidity. Further studies in this controversial subject are much needed...
  3. pmc Incidental thyroid carcinoma by FDG-PET/CT: a study of clinicopathological characteristics
    T T Law
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:472-8. 2011
    ..The present study aims to critically evaluate the clinicopathological characteristics of ITC detected by FDG-PET/CT...
  4. pmc Thyroid surgery for elderly patients: are they at increased operative risks?
    Sze How Ng
    Breast and Endocrine Unit, Department of Surgery, Kuala Lumpur Hospital, 50586 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    J Thyroid Res 2012:946276. 2012
    ..In this systemic review, we aimed to evaluate different issues and controversies in thyroidectomy for elderly patients...
  5. pmc The Role of 18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography in the Prognostication, Diagnosis, and Management of Thyroid Carcinoma
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong
    J Thyroid Res 2012:198313. 2012
    ..FDG-PET or FDG-PET/CT scan has become the imaging of choice in patients with a negative whole-body radioiodine scan, but with an abnormally raised thyroglobulin level after total thyroidectomy and radioiodine ablation...
  6. ncbi request reprint A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis Comparing Surgically-Related Complications between Robotic-Assisted Thyroidectomy and Conventional Open Thyroidectomy
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Surg Oncol 21:850-61. 2014
    ..Despite gaining popularity, robotic-assisted thyroidectomy (RT) remains controversial. This systematic review and meta-analysis is aimed at comparing surgically-related complications between RT and conventional open thyroidectomy (OT)...
  7. doi request reprint A cost-minimization analysis comparing total thyroidectomy alone and total thyroidectomy with prophylactic central neck dissection in clinically nodal-negative papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Surg Oncol 21:416-25. 2014
    ..We evaluated whether pCND at the time of TT is more cost-saving than TT alone in the medium- to long-term...
  8. doi request reprint Evaluating the incidence, clinical significance and predictors for vocal cord palsy and incidental laryngopharyngeal conditions before elective thyroidectomy: is there a case for routine laryngoscopic examination?
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Pokfulam, SAR, Hong Kong
    World J Surg 38:385-91. 2014
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  9. doi request reprint Evaluating the morbidity and efficacy of reoperative surgery in the central compartment for persistent/recurrent papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    World J Surg 37:2853-9. 2013
    ..We evaluated RCND outcomes by comparing them with those of patients who underwent primary central neck dissection (CND)...
  10. ncbi request reprint How useful are perioperative biochemical parameters in predicting the duration of calcium and/or vitamin D supplementation after total thyroidectomy?
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    World J Surg 37:2581-8. 2013
    ..We aimed to identify independent perioperative factors that correlated with the duration of calcium and/or calcitriol supplementation after total thyroidectomy...
  11. doi request reprint Does preoperative 25-hydroxyvitamin D status significantly affect the calcium kinetics after total thyroidectomy?
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    World J Surg 37:1592-8. 2013
    ..The study compared the postoperative Ca/PTH kinetics between different preoperative 25-OHD levels...
  12. doi request reprint Does using an energized device in open thyroidectomy reduce complications?
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Surg Res 181:e23-9. 2013
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  13. doi request reprint Factors affecting the adequacy of lymph node yield in prophylactic unilateral central neck dissection for papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Surg Oncol 106:966-71. 2012
    ..Determinants for adequate lymph node yield (LNY) in prophylactic central neck dissection (pCND) for papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) remain unclear. We aimed to determine factors affecting LNY in pCND...
  14. pmc A review of risk factors and timing for postoperative hematoma after thyroidectomy: is outpatient thyroidectomy really safe?
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    World J Surg 36:2497-502. 2012
    ..With the growing demand for outpatient thyroidectomy, we assessed its safety and feasibility by evaluating the potential risk factors and timing of postoperative hematoma after thyroidectomy...
  15. doi request reprint Risk of second primary malignancy in differentiated thyroid carcinoma treated with radioactive iodine therapy
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Surgery 151:844-50. 2012
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  16. doi request reprint Feasibility on the use of intraoperative vagal nerve stimulation in gasless, transaxillary endoscopic, and robotic-assisted thyroidectomy
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 21:911-7. 2011
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  17. pmc A prospective evaluation of quick intraoperative parathyroid hormone assay at the time of skin closure in predicting clinically relevant hypocalcemia after thyroidectomy
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    World J Surg 36:1300-6. 2012
    ..e., patients requiring calcium ± calcitriol supplements on hospital discharge)...
  18. pmc A comparison of surgical outcomes between endoscopic and robotically assisted thyroidectomy: the authors' initial experience
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Surg Endosc 25:1617-23. 2011
    ..The RAT uses the same endoscopic route as the GTET but with the assistance of the da Vinci S robotic system. Excellent results for RAT have been reported, but it remains unclear whether RAT offers any potential benefits over GTET...
  19. doi request reprint Impact of second primary malignancy on outcomes of differentiated thyroid carcinoma
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Surgery 148:1191-6; discussion 1196-7. 2010
    ..This study aimed at evaluating the risk of SPM in patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma (DTC) and how the timing of SPM might affect the disease course...
  20. pmc Impact of routine unilateral central neck dissection on preablative and postablative stimulated thyroglobulin levels after total thyroidectomy in papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:60-7. 2012
    ..Because postsurgical stimulated thyroglobulin (sTg) level is a good surrogate for recurrence, the study aimed to evaluate the impact of prophylactic CND on preablative and postablative sTg levels after total thyroidectomy...
  21. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive thyroid and parathyroid operations: surgical techniques and pearls
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Adv Surg 44:185-98. 2010
    ..Unlike MIT, MIP has become the standard approach for surgical management of primary hyperparathyroidism caused by localized solitary parathyroid adenoma...
  22. pmc The role of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography in thyroid neoplasms
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Oncologist 16:458-66. 2011
    ....
  23. pmc Risk factors for nonsynchronous second primary malignancy and related death in patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:3559-65. 2011
    ..This study aims to examine possible risk factors leading to occurrence of NSPM as well as risk factors leading to NSPM-related death in patients with DTC...
  24. pmc Significance of size of lymph node metastasis on postsurgical stimulated thyroglobulin levels after prophylactic unilateral central neck dissection in papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:3472-8. 2012
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Papillary microcarcinoma: is there any difference between clinically overt and occult tumors?
    Chung Yau Lo
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong, China
    World J Surg 30:759-66. 2006
    ..However, clinical and biologic behaviors of PMC may vary considerably between tumors that are clinically overt and those that are occult...
  26. pmc Do low preoperative vitamin D levels reduce the accuracy of quick parathyroid hormone in predicting postthyroidectomy hypocalcemia?
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:739-45. 2013
    ..Our study aimed to address these issues...
  27. ncbi request reprint Classical and follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma: a comparative study on clinicopathologic features and long-term outcome
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, China
    World J Surg 30:752-8. 2006
    ..The present study aimed at evaluating any potential difference in clinicopathologic features and long-term outcome of FVPTC as compared with CPTC...
  28. pmc Evaluating the prognostic factors associated with cancer-specific survival of differentiated thyroid carcinoma presenting with distant metastasis
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:1329-35. 2013
    ..We aimed to evaluate the prognostic factors affecting cancer-specific survival (CSS) in DTC patients presenting with DM...
  29. pmc Significance of metastatic lymph node ratio on stimulated thyroglobulin levels in papillary thyroid carcinoma after prophylactic unilateral central neck dissection
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:1257-63. 2012
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Prognostic factors in papillary and follicular thyroid carcinoma: their implications for cancer staging
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:730-8. 2007
    ..However, this may not be an optimal approach to cancer staging...
  31. pmc Staging systems for papillary thyroid carcinoma: a review and comparison
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Surg 245:366-78. 2007
    ..To find out the most predictive staging system for papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) currently available in the literature...
  32. doi request reprint Clinicopathologic predictors for early and late biochemical hypothyroidism after hemithyroidectomy
    Kevin Ka Wan Chu
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Am J Surg 203:461-6. 2012
    ..This study aimed to identify potential clinicopathologic risk factors associated with early (<12 months after hemithyroidectomy) and late-onset (≥12 months after hemithyroidectomy) BH...
  33. doi request reprint Should an involved but functioning recurrent laryngeal nerve be shaved or resected in a locally advanced papillary thyroid carcinoma?
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:2951-7. 2013
    ..Our study aimed to compare the early and late outcomes between those who underwent shaving and those who underwent resection and also to identify independent prognostic factors in this subset of patients...
  34. pmc Postablation stimulated thyroglobulin level is an important predictor of biochemical complete remission after reoperative cervical neck dissection in persistent/recurrent papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:653-9. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that lower postablation sTg levels would indicate a higher rate of BCR after RND. Our study examined the association between postablation sTg and BCR after one or more RNDs...
  35. doi request reprint A prospective, assessor-blind evaluation of surgeon-performed transcutaneous laryngeal ultrasonography in vocal cord examination before and after thyroidectomy
    Kai Pun Wong
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Surgery 154:1158-64; discussion 1164-5. 2013
    ..Transcutaneous laryngeal ultrasonography (TLUSG) is a promising alternative to direct laryngoscopy in assessing perioperative vocal cord function. This study sought to evaluate the accuracy of TLUSG in assessing vocal cord function...
  36. ncbi request reprint Staging systems for follicular thyroid carcinoma: application to 171 consecutive patients treated in a tertiary referral centre
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Endocr Relat Cancer 14:29-42. 2007
    ..When predictability was measured by PVE, the TNM system was found to have the best predictability and thus, should be the stratification system of choice for FTC in the future...
  37. pmc A comparison of surgical morbidity and scar appearance between gasless, transaxillary endoscopic thyroidectomy (GTET) and minimally invasive video-assisted thyroidectomy (VAT)
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:646-52. 2013
    ..The present study was designed to compare surgical morbidities/complications and scar appearance between GTET and VAT at our institution...
  38. ncbi request reprint The role of intraoperative neuromonitoring of recurrent laryngeal nerve during thyroidectomy: a comparative study on 1000 nerves at risk
    Wai Fan Chan
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    Surgery 140:866-72; discussion 872-3. 2006
    ..The present study evaluates whether RLN injury can be reduced by the application of this technique during thyroidectomy in a single center...
  39. pmc Eucalcemic parathyroid hormone elevation after parathyroidectomy for primary sporadic hyperparathyroidism: risk factors, trend, and outcome
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:584-90. 2012
    ..We aimed to examine risk factors, trend of PTH level, and outcome of patients with ePTH 6 months after parathyroidectomy...
  40. doi request reprint Vitamin D3 deficiency is associated with late-onset hypocalcemia after minimally invasive parathyroidectomy in a vitamin D borderline area
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    World J Surg 34:1350-5. 2010
    ..We aimed to examine the clinicopathologic features and short-term outcomes of vitamin D(3)-deficient patients after minimally invasive parathyroidectomy (MIP)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Surgical options in undifferentiated thyroid carcinoma
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    World J Surg 31:969-77. 2007
    ..Because of the ineffectiveness of all conventional treatment modalities, novel molecular targeted therapies are being developed to tackling this uniformly fatal disease with promising results...
  42. ncbi request reprint Total thyroidectomy for multinodular goiter in the elderly
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, 102 Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Am J Surg 190:418-23. 2005
    ..Total thyroidectomy for multinodular goiter (MNG) is increasingly being performed for the elderly population and yet their perioperative and long-term outcomes remain unclear...
  43. pmc Parathyroid carcinoma in a 30-year-old man: a diagnostic and management challenge
    Sze How Ng
    Breast and Endocrine Unit, Department of Surgery, Kuala Lumpur Hospital, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    World J Surg Oncol 11:83. 2013
    ..This case also highlighted several issues, including the challenge of ascertaining the diagnosis before surgery and the dilemma of reoperation after simple excision...
  44. doi request reprint A systematic review and meta-analysis of prophylactic central neck dissection on short-term locoregional recurrence in papillary thyroid carcinoma after total thyroidectomy
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    1 Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Thyroid 23:1087-98. 2013
    ..This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed at comparing the short-term LRR between patients who underwent TT with pCND and those who underwent TT alone...
  45. doi request reprint A systematic review and meta-analysis comparing the efficacy and surgical outcomes of total thyroidectomy between harmonic scalpel versus ligasure
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR, China
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:1918-26. 2013
    ..This systematic review aimed at comparing the efficacy and surgical outcomes of total thyroidectomy (TT) between HS and. LS...
  46. doi request reprint Is vocal cord asymmetry seen on transcutaneous laryngeal ultrasonography a significant predictor of voice quality changes after thyroidectomy?
    Kai Pun Wong
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, Queen Mary Hospital, The University of Hong Kong, 102 Pokfulam Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong SAR, China
    World J Surg 38:607-13. 2014
    ..We aimed to correlate the presence of postoperative VCA assessed by noninvasive transcutaneous laryngeal ultrasonography (TLUSG) with voice quality changes after thyroidectomy...
  47. pmc Staging systems for papillary thyroid carcinoma: a study of 2 tertiary referral centers
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    From the Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Ann Surg 246:114-21. 2007
    ..To find out the most applicable and consistent staging system for papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) available in the literature...
  48. doi request reprint Changing trend in surgical indication and management for Graves' disease
    Jeremy Yip
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, China
    Am J Surg 203:162-7. 2012
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the changes in surgical indication, type of resection, and surgical outcomes at a single institution...
  49. pmc Graves' ophthalmopathy as an indication increased the risk of hypoparathyroidism after bilateral thyroidectomy
    Kai Pun Wong
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    World J Surg 35:2212-8. 2011
    ..We aimed to evaluate the impact of this indication on surgical outcomes in Graves' disease (GD)...
  50. ncbi request reprint Perioperative and long-term outcome of major hepatic resection for small solitary hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with cirrhosis
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Centre for the Study of Liver Disease and Department of Surgery, University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong
    Arch Surg 138:1207-13. 2003
    ..Major hepatic resection is safe and provides favorable long-term survival for cirrhotic patients with a small solitary hepatocellular carcinoma...
  51. ncbi request reprint A phase II trial of vinorelbine and pegylated liposomal doxorubicin in patients with pretreated metastatic breast cancer
    Louis Wing Cheong Chow
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong Medical Centre, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Am J Clin Oncol 30:133-8. 2007
    ..The combination of vinorelbine and PLD for anthracycline- and/or taxane-pretreated patients with MBC is an active and safe regimen that does not compromise the quality of life...
  52. ncbi request reprint A cost-utility analysis for prophylactic central neck dissection in clinically nodal-negative papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Carlos K H Wong
    Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, University of Hong Kong, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong
    Ann Surg Oncol 21:767-77. 2014
    ..We aimed to compare the long-term cost-effectiveness between TT with pCND (TT+pCND) and TT alone in the institution's perspective...
  53. doi request reprint Is BRAFV600E mutation a marker for central nodal metastasis in small papillary thyroid carcinoma?
    Brian Hung Hin Lang
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China Department of Surgery, Seoul National University College of Medicine and Hospital, Seoul, Korea School of Public Health, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, China Department of Pathology, Seoul National University College of Medicine and Hospital, Seoul, Korea Cancer Research Institute, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Endocr Relat Cancer 21:285-95. 2014
    ..68 vs 0.69, P=0.60). Although BRAF was an independent predictor of CNM, knowing its status did not substantially improve the overall prediction. A simpler prediction score based on male sex and tumor size might be sufficient. ..
  54. pmc New molecular targeted therapy and redifferentiation therapy for radioiodine-refractory advanced papillary thyroid carcinoma: literature review
    Kai Pun Wong
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Thyroid Res 2012:818204. 2012
    ..The aim of the review was to summarize and discuss the results of these targeted drugs and redifferentiation agents for patients with progressive, radioiodine-refractory papillary thyroid carcinoma...
  55. doi request reprint The potential clinical relevance of serum vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and VEGF-C in recurrent papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Xiao Min Yu
    Department of Surgery, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong, China
    Surgery 144:934-40; discussion 940-1. 2008
    ..This study aims at evaluating serum VEGF (sVEGF) and sVEGF-C levels in recurrent papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) patients...