E Berber

Summary

Affiliation: Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Robotic posterior retroperitoneal adrenalectomy: operative technique
    Eren Berber
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute, 9500 Euclid Ave, F20, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Arch Surg 145:781-4. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Robotic vs laparoscopic posterior retroperitoneal adrenalectomy
    Orhan Agcaoglu
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute, 9500 Euclid Ave, F20, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Arch Surg 147:272-5. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Perioperative outcome after laparoscopic radiofrequency ablation of liver tumors: an analysis of 521 cases
    E Berber
    Department of General Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Surg Endosc 21:613-8. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Factors contributing to negative parathyroid localization: an analysis of 1000 patients
    Eren Berber
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Surgery 144:74-9. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Resection versus laparoscopic radiofrequency thermal ablation of solitary colorectal liver metastasis
    Eren Berber
    Department of General Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:1967-72. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Local recurrence after laparoscopic radiofrequency ablation of liver tumors: an analysis of 1032 tumors
    Eren Berber
    Center for Endocrine Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave A80, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:2757-64. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Comparison of laparoscopic transabdominal lateral versus posterior retroperitoneal adrenalectomy
    Eren Berber
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Surgery 146:621-5; discussion 625-6. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Laparoscopic radiofrequency thermal ablation of adrenal tumors: technical details
    Eren Berber
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 20:58-62. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Robotic transaxillary thyroidectomy: report of 2 cases and description of the technique
    Eren Berber
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute, Section of Endocrine Surgery, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 20:e60-3. 2010
  10. pmc Robotic versus laparoscopic resection of liver tumours
    Eren Berber
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 12:583-6. 2010

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  1. doi request reprint Robotic posterior retroperitoneal adrenalectomy: operative technique
    Eren Berber
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute, 9500 Euclid Ave, F20, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Arch Surg 145:781-4. 2010
    ..To describe a robotic technique for posterior retroperitoneal (PR) adrenalectomy...
  2. doi request reprint Robotic vs laparoscopic posterior retroperitoneal adrenalectomy
    Orhan Agcaoglu
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute, 9500 Euclid Ave, F20, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Arch Surg 147:272-5. 2012
    ..To compare robotic vs laparoscopic posterior retroperitoneal adrenalectomy with regard to perioperative outcomes...
  3. ncbi request reprint Perioperative outcome after laparoscopic radiofrequency ablation of liver tumors: an analysis of 521 cases
    E Berber
    Department of General Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Surg Endosc 21:613-8. 2007
    ..Understanding the morbidity and laboratory changes after RFA is important for operative indications and perioperative management...
  4. doi request reprint Factors contributing to negative parathyroid localization: an analysis of 1000 patients
    Eren Berber
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Surgery 144:74-9. 2008
    ..This is a prospective study looking at the characteristics of the patient and the gland that determine the likelihood of an abnormal parathyroid to be detected by ultrasonography (US) and sestamibi scan (MIBI)...
  5. doi request reprint Resection versus laparoscopic radiofrequency thermal ablation of solitary colorectal liver metastasis
    Eren Berber
    Department of General Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:1967-72. 2008
    ..The aim of this study is to compare the clinical profile and survival of patients with solitary colorectal liver metastasis undergoing resection versus laparoscopic RFA...
  6. doi request reprint Local recurrence after laparoscopic radiofrequency ablation of liver tumors: an analysis of 1032 tumors
    Eren Berber
    Center for Endocrine Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave A80, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:2757-64. 2008
    ..The best measure of the technical success of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is local recurrence (LR). The aim of this prospective study is to identify factors that predict LR...
  7. doi request reprint Comparison of laparoscopic transabdominal lateral versus posterior retroperitoneal adrenalectomy
    Eren Berber
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Surgery 146:621-5; discussion 625-6. 2009
    ..The aim of this study is to describe patient selection criteria for each approach with comparison of perioperative outcomes...
  8. doi request reprint Laparoscopic radiofrequency thermal ablation of adrenal tumors: technical details
    Eren Berber
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 20:58-62. 2010
    ..The aim of this study is to describe patient selection criteria and the technique for laparoscopic adrenal RFA...
  9. doi request reprint Robotic transaxillary thyroidectomy: report of 2 cases and description of the technique
    Eren Berber
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute, Section of Endocrine Surgery, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 20:e60-3. 2010
    ..We found that robotic resection avoids a neck scar and offers quality 3-dimensional vision with dexterity similar to the human hand...
  10. pmc Robotic versus laparoscopic resection of liver tumours
    Eren Berber
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 12:583-6. 2010
    ..There are scant data in the literature regarding the role of robotic liver surgery. The aim of the present study was to develop techniques for robotic liver tumour resection and to draw a comparison with laparoscopic resection...
  11. doi request reprint Robotic transaxillary total thyroidectomy using a unilateral approach
    Eren Berber
    Endocrine Surgery, Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 21:207-10. 2011
    ..In this report, we describe a technique of robotic unilateral transaxillary total thyroidectomy validated by follow-up radioactive iodine uptake and serum thyroglobulin data...
  12. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic posterior adrenalectomy: technical considerations
    A E Siperstein
    Department of General Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Arch Surg 135:967-71. 2000
    ..We hypothesized that LPA is a safe and efficacious procedure that could best serve certain patients with adrenal tumors...
  13. ncbi request reprint A critical analysis of intraoperative time utilization in laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    E Berber
    Department of General Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Surg Endosc 15:161-5. 2001
    ..In patients with choledocholithiasis, stone extraction was responsible for longer operating times. This study should serve as a basis for future studies focusing on time utilization in laparoscopic surgery...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prospective evaluation of sestamibi scan, ultrasonography, and rapid PTH to predict the success of limited exploration for sporadic primary hyperparathyroidism
    Allan Siperstein
    Department of General Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Surgery 136:872-80. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the ability of localizing studies and rapid intraoperative parathyroid hormone (PTH) to predict the success of a limited approach in patients who then underwent bilateral exploration...
  15. ncbi request reprint Histological, CT, and intraoperative ultrasound appearance of hepatic tumors previously treated by laparoscopic radiofrequency ablation
    T Mason
    The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Department of General Surgery, 9500 Euclid Avenue, A80, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 11:1333-8. 2007
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  16. ncbi request reprint Understanding and optimizing laparoscopic videosystems
    E Berber
    Department of General Surgery/A80, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Surg Endosc 15:781-7. 2001
    ..An insight into the future of laparoscopic video systems also is made, and practical tips for improving image quality and troubleshooting are given throughout the article...
  17. ncbi request reprint Predictors of survival after laparoscopic radiofrequency thermal ablation of hepatocellular cancer: a prospective study
    E Berber
    Department of General Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Surg Endosc 19:710-4. 2005
    ..Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) provides local control for unresectable HCC with minimal morbidity. The aim of this prospective study is to determine factors predicting survival in patients with HCC undergoing RFA...
  18. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic radiofrequency ablation of hepatic tumors: prospective clinical evaluation of ablation size comparing two treatment algorithms
    E Berber
    Department of General Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Surg Endosc 18:390-6. 2004
    ..The technical algorithm for performing ablations was arrived at in an animal model using normal liver. Limited amounts of data exist as to whether this translates to the human tumor model...
  19. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative thermal regulation in patients undergoing laparoscopic vs open surgical procedures
    E Berber
    Department of General Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland OH 44195, USA
    Surg Endosc 15:281-5. 2001
    ..7 degrees C, p > 0.05). CONCLUSION: This study demonstrates that patients who undergo laparoscopic and open procedures of similar duration under endotracheal general anesthesia have similar profiles in terms of perioperative hypothermia...
  20. ncbi request reprint Predictors of survival after radiofrequency thermal ablation of colorectal cancer metastases to the liver: a prospective study
    Eren Berber
    Department of General Surgery and Hematology and Medical Oncology, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:1358-64. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the predictors of survival at the time of radiofrequency thermal ablation (RFA) in patients with colorectal liver metastasis...
  21. ncbi request reprint Cryoablation, percutaneous alcohol injection, and radiofrequency ablation for treatment of neuroendocrine liver metastases
    A E Siperstein
    Department of General Surgery/A80, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    World J Surg 25:693-6. 2001
    ..Radiofrequency thermal ablation is a relatively new modality that can be performed percutaneously or laparoscopically, and encouraging results have been obtained with it for treatment of neuroendocrine liver metastases...
  22. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic ultrasound
    Eren Berber
    Surgical Resident Department of General Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 84:1061-84, vi. 2004
    ..With the increasing availability of equipment, as well as the training of surgeons in this modality, laparoscopic ultrasound is quickly becoming an essential tool for the surgeon aiming to take laparoscopic surgery to new frontiers...
  23. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic radiofrequency thermal ablation for unusual hepatic tumors: operative indications and outcomes
    E Berber
    Department of General Surgery A 80, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Surg Endosc 19:1613-7. 2005
    ..Little is known about the outcomes for patients with other tumor types...
  24. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic ultrasonographic appearance of the common bile duct mucosa: a predictor of choledocholithiasis
    E Berber
    Department of General Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 20:15-9. 2001
    ..This finding is evident in the majority of patients with common bile duct stones and also may be associated with recent passage of a stone into the duodenum...
  25. ncbi request reprint Use of the optical access trocar for safe and rapid entry in various laparoscopic procedures
    A String
    Department of General Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Surg Endosc 15:570-3. 2001
    ..Thanks to our favorable experience, the optical trocar method has become the standard technique for abdominal access in our laparoscopic practice since 1995...
  26. doi request reprint Allotransplantation of cryopreserved parathyroid tissue for severe hypocalcemia in a renal transplant recipient
    S M Flechner
    Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Am J Transplant 10:2061-5. 2010
    ..In our case, the need for second transplant suggests that the amount of tissue transferred for an allograft may need to be substantially greater than for an autograft...
  27. ncbi request reprint Ultrasonography for the endocrine surgeon: a valuable clinical tool that enhances diagnostic and therapeutic outcomes
    Mira Milas
    Department of General Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH 44195, USA
    Surgery 138:1193-200; discussion 1200-1. 2005
    ..We report our experience on the impact of surgeon-performed U/S in an endocrine surgery practice...
  28. doi request reprint Predicting the success of limited exploration for primary hyperparathyroidism using ultrasound, sestamibi, and intraoperative parathyroid hormone: analysis of 1158 cases
    Allan Siperstein
    Endocrine and Metabolism Institute, Section of Endocrine Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Ann Surg 248:420-8. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the success of limited neck exploration (LE) for primary hyperparathyroidism (1 degrees HPT)...
  29. doi request reprint Effectiveness of peripheral thyrotropin receptor mRNA in follow-up of differentiated thyroid cancer
    Mira Milas
    Department of General Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:473-80. 2009
    ..As a novel adjunct, TSHR mRNA may enhance long-term management of TC patients...
  30. doi request reprint Unrecognized adrenal insufficiency in patients undergoing laparoscopic adrenalectomy
    Jamie Mitchell
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute, Section of Endocrine Surgery A 80, The Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Surg Endosc 23:248-54. 2009
    ..m.) serum cortisol levels on postoperative day 1 (POD1) following unilateral adrenalectomy for nonfunctioning adrenal lesions to determine the incidence of unrecognized adrenal insufficiency (AI) in these patients...
  31. ncbi request reprint Survival after radiofrequency ablation of colorectal liver metastases: 10-year experience
    Allan E Siperstein
    Department of General Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Ann Surg 246:559-65; discussion 565-7. 2007
    ..To assess factors affecting long-term survival of patients undergoing radiofrequency ablation (RFA) of colorectal hepatic metastases, with attention to evolving chemotherapy regimens...
  32. doi request reprint Circulating thyrotropin receptor mRNA as a novel marker of thyroid cancer: clinical applications learned from 1758 samples
    Mira Milas
    Department of Endocrine Surgery, Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Main Campus, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Surg 252:643-51. 2010
    ..This prospective validation study tests the ability of TSHR mRNA to diagnose DTC preoperatively and to detect cancer recurrence...
  33. doi request reprint Laparoscopic resection of abdominal paragangliomas
    Jamie Mitchell
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 21:e48-53. 2011
    ..This study presents 3 patients with abdominal paragangliomas, highlighting the use of high-quality preoperative imaging and intraoperative surgeon-performed ultrasound in allowing safe minimally invasive resection of these tumors...
  34. ncbi request reprint The use of the harmonic scalpel vs conventional knot tying for vessel ligation in thyroid surgery
    Allan E Siperstein
    Department of General Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Ave, Desk A80, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Arch Surg 137:137-42. 2002
    ..We hypothesized that the use of the harmonic scalpel could lead to a significant reduction in operative time as compared with knot tying in thyroid surgery...
  35. ncbi request reprint The utility of peripheral thyrotropin mRNA in the diagnosis of follicular neoplasms and surveillance of thyroid cancers
    Mira Milas
    Department of General Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Surgery 141:137-46; discussion 146. 2007
    ..Thyroid cells in peripheral circulation express uniquely thyrotropin receptor (TSHR) mRNA, and their detection may aid thyroid cancer management...
  36. ncbi request reprint The impact of office neck ultrasonography on reducing unnecessary thyroid surgery in patients undergoing parathyroidectomy
    Mira Milas
    The Department of General Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Thyroid 15:1055-9. 2005
    ..We sought to define the incidence and optimal management strategies of thyroid disease in patients undergoing surgery for HPT...
  37. doi request reprint Comparison of laparoscopic versus open liver tumor resection: a case-controlled study
    Michael Tsinberg
    Department of General Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue A 80, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Surg Endosc 23:847-53. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study is to compare the perioperative outcome of laparoscopic versus open liver resections from a single institution...
  38. ncbi request reprint Pattern of carcinoembryonic antigen drop after laparoscopic radiofrequency ablation of liver metastasis from colorectal carcinoma
    Mohammed Ghanamah
    Department of General Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Cancer 107:149-53. 2006
    ..Little is known, however, about the expected pattern of the CEA drop after RFA...
  39. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic radiofrequency ablation of neuroendocrine liver metastases
    Eren Berber
    Department of General Surgery A80, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Ohio 44195, USA
    World J Surg 26:985-90. 2002
    ..It is a useful modality in the management of these challenging group of patients...
  40. doi request reprint Myoglobinuria after laparoscopic radiofrequency ablation of liver tumors
    John Rodriguez
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:664-7. 2010
    ..There are scant data in the literature about myoglobinuria after radiofrequency ablation (RFA) of liver tumors. The aim of this study is to analyze the incidence and identify the risk factors involved in this complication after RFA...
  41. doi request reprint Detection of circulating thyroid cancer cells in patients with thyroid microcarcinomas
    Tomislav Novosel
    Endocrine Surgery Department, Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Surgery 146:1081-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to determine detectability and clinical importance of TSHR mRNA in patients with microcarcinomas...
  42. doi request reprint National trends in parathyroid surgery from 1998 to 2008: a decade of change
    Andrew B Greene
    Department of Endocrine Surgery, Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 209:332-43. 2009
    ..The introduction of limited explorations (LE) for parathyroidectomy broadened the management possibilities for hyperparathyroidism. We sought to document this evolution of change in parathyroid surgery...
  43. doi request reprint Avoidable reoperations for thyroid and parathyroid surgery: effect of hospital volume
    Jamie Mitchell
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute, Section of Endocrine Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Surgery 144:899-906; discussion 906-7. 2008
    ..Hospital volume for thyroid and parathyroid surgery inversely correlates with perioperative complications. This correlation has not been made regarding the need for reoperation...
  44. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic ultrasonography and biopsy of hepatic tumors in 310 patients
    Eren Berber
    The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Department of General Surgery, A80, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Am J Surg 187:213-8. 2004
    ..The aim of this paper is to describe the technical aspects of imaging and biopsy based on our experience in 310 patients with 1,080 primary and metastatic liver tumors within a 6.5-year period...
  45. ncbi request reprint Increased prevalence of breast cancer among patients with thyroid and parathyroid disease
    Carolyn N Garner
    Department of General Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Surgery 142:806-13; discussion 813.e1-3. 2007
    ..A breast cancer (BC) history was elicited more frequently than expected among thyroid operation patients, which prompted an investigation of risks for concurrent or subsequent nonendocrine malignancies...
  46. ncbi request reprint A critical analysis of intraoperative time utilization in laparoscopic adrenalectomy
    E Berber
    Department of General Surgery A80, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Surg Endosc 16:258-62. 2002
    ..The aim of this study is to analyze the time spent performing the component parts of laparoscopic adrenalectomy by both the lateral transabdominal and the posterior retroperitoneal approaches...
  47. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic radiofrequency ablation of liver tumors combined with colorectal procedures
    Eren Berber
    Department of General Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 14:186-90. 2004
    ..These data support the concept that RFA may be safely used with concomitant colon resections to treat liver metastases that may be resectable but are associated with increased morbidity if resected synchronously...
  48. ncbi request reprint A simple device for measuring the resolution of videoscopic cameras and laparoscopes in the operating room
    E Berber
    Department of General Surgery A80, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Surg Endosc 16:1111-3; discussion 1114. 2002
    ..There is a need for a device that can be used to objectively evaluate the image quality provided by laparoscopic camera units in the operating room...
  49. ncbi request reprint The changing presentation of hyperparathyroidism over 3 decades
    Peter J Mazzaglia
    Department of Surgery, A 80, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Arch Surg 143:260-6. 2008
    ..To analyze changes in the presentation of primary hyperparathyroidism over the last 3 decades...
  50. ncbi request reprint Radiofrequency thermal ablation of metastatic neuroendocrine tumors in the liver
    Peter J Mazzaglia
    Department of Surgery A 80, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Curr Treat Options Oncol 8:322-30. 2007
    ..Utilizing a laparoscopic approach guided by intra-operative ultrasound, effective tumor ablation can be achieved with minimal morbidity and low rates of local tumor recurrence...
  51. ncbi request reprint Subxiphoid incisional hernias after median sternotomy
    Richard A Mackey
    Department of General Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 201:71-6. 2005
    ..Subxiphoid hernias are difficult to repair. This study attempts to identify risk factors associated with incisional hernia formation after median sternotomy...
  52. doi request reprint Change in adrenal mass size as a predictor of a malignant tumor
    Kevin M Pantalone
    Endocrinology and Metabolism Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Endocr Pract 16:577-87. 2010
    ..To assess the value of adrenal mass absolute growth, growth rate, and percentage growth rate on serial imaging for distinguishing benign from malignant adrenal masses...
  53. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic vagotomy using mini-instruments in the rat: a new laparoscopic small animal model
    Eren Berber
    Department of General Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio 44195, USA
    Surg Today 32:498-502. 2002
    ..We acknowledged truncal vagotomy as a simple procedure, and aimed to develop a model of laparoscopic truncal vagotomy (LTV) in the rat, an inexpensive and easily available animal...
  54. ncbi request reprint Appreciation of osteoporosis among men with hyperparathyroidism
    Naveen Ballem
    Department of General Surgery, Endocrine Surgery Section, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Endocr Pract 14:820-31. 2008
    ..To define the scope of bone disease among men referred for parathyroidectomy and to document bone density screening trends in this high-risk population...
  55. doi request reprint Laparoscopic versus open ventral hernia repairs: 5 year recurrence rates
    Naveen Ballem
    Department of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Crile A 80, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Surg Endosc 22:1935-40. 2008
    ..There is scant data in the literature for this group of patients regarding longer follow-up. This study compares the actual 5 year recurrence rates of laparoscopic versus open techniques and determines factors that may affect recurrence...
  56. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic radiofrequency ablation of neuroendocrine liver metastases: a 10-year experience evaluating predictors of survival
    Peter J Mazzaglia
    Rhode Island Hospital, Providence, RI, USA
    Surgery 142:10-9. 2007
    ..This study analyzes our 10-year experience and determines characteristics predictive of survival...
  57. ncbi request reprint Value of intraoperative parathyroid hormone monitoring
    Jyotirmay Sharma
    Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:493-8. 2008
    ..To investigate this, we assessed the usefulness of IOPTH in surgical management of primary hyperparathyroidism and parathyroid carcinoma (PC)...
  58. ncbi request reprint Radionuclide imaging for hyperparathyroidism (HPT): which is the best technetium-99m sestamibi modality?
    Jyotirmay Sharma
    Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Surgery 140:856-63; discussion 863-5. 2006
    ..To determine the utility of available radionuclide imaging modalities for preoperative parathyroid localization, we compared the accuracy of 4 types of technetium-99m ((99)Tc) sestamibi-based scans...