Quan Yang Duh

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Changing paradigms in the treatment of malignant pheochromocytoma
    Raymon H Grogan
    Department of Endocrine Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Cancer Control 18:104-12. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint What's new in general surgery: endocrine surgery
    Quan Yang Duh
    Surgical Service, VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 201:746-53. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Adrenal incidentalomas
    Q Y Duh
    Surgical Service 112, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    Br J Surg 89:1347-9. 2002
  4. doi request reprint Serum thyroglobulin is a poor diagnostic biomarker of malignancy in follicular and Hurthle-cell neoplasms of the thyroid
    Insoo Suh
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 513 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94143 0470, USA
    Am J Surg 200:41-6. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint The heat shock protein 90-binding geldanamycin inhibits cancer cell proliferation, down-regulates oncoproteins, and inhibits epidermal growth factor-induced invasion in thyroid cancer cell lines
    Jin Woo Park
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Mount Zion Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94143 1674, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:3346-53. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Chromosomal aberrations by comparative genomic hybridization in hürthle cell thyroid carcinomas are associated with tumor recurrence
    Nobuyuki Wada
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:4595-601. 2002
  7. doi request reprint Parathyroid carcinoma: a 43-year outcome and survival analysis
    Avital Harari
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:3679-86. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Increasing the effectiveness of radioactive iodine therapy in the treatment of thyroid cancer using Trichostatin A, a histone deacetylase inhibitor
    Rasa Zarnegar
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, and Cancer Center, University of California San Francisco Mount Zion Medical Center, 1600 Divisadero Street, Room 437, San Francisco, CA 94143 1674, USA
    Surgery 132:984-90; discussion 990. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of preoperative localization studies and intraoperative parathyroid hormone assay in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism and double adenoma
    Mehmet Haciyanli
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco Mount Zion Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 197:739-46. 2003
  10. pmc Molecular testing for somatic mutations improves the accuracy of thyroid fine-needle aspiration biopsy
    Willieford Moses
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    World J Surg 34:2589-94. 2010

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Publications110 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Changing paradigms in the treatment of malignant pheochromocytoma
    Raymon H Grogan
    Department of Endocrine Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Cancer Control 18:104-12. 2011
    ..Recently, however, the genetic and molecular changes involved in malignant pheochromocytoma have come to be understood...
  2. ncbi request reprint What's new in general surgery: endocrine surgery
    Quan Yang Duh
    Surgical Service, VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 201:746-53. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Adrenal incidentalomas
    Q Y Duh
    Surgical Service 112, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    Br J Surg 89:1347-9. 2002
  4. doi request reprint Serum thyroglobulin is a poor diagnostic biomarker of malignancy in follicular and Hurthle-cell neoplasms of the thyroid
    Insoo Suh
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 513 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94143 0470, USA
    Am J Surg 200:41-6. 2010
    ..However, some clinicians measure preoperative Tg as a diagnostic cancer marker despite lack of supporting evidence. We examined whether Tg accurately predicts malignancy in follicular or Hürthle-cell neoplasms...
  5. ncbi request reprint The heat shock protein 90-binding geldanamycin inhibits cancer cell proliferation, down-regulates oncoproteins, and inhibits epidermal growth factor-induced invasion in thyroid cancer cell lines
    Jin Woo Park
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Mount Zion Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94143 1674, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:3346-53. 2003
    ..In conclusion, geldanamycin inhibited cancer cell proliferation, down-regulated oncoproteins, and inhibited EGF-induced invasion in thyroid cancer cell lines...
  6. ncbi request reprint Chromosomal aberrations by comparative genomic hybridization in hürthle cell thyroid carcinomas are associated with tumor recurrence
    Nobuyuki Wada
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:4595-601. 2002
    ..Such chromosomal aberrations may be predictive for recurrent disease in patients with Hürthle cell thyroid carcinoma...
  7. doi request reprint Parathyroid carcinoma: a 43-year outcome and survival analysis
    Avital Harari
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:3679-86. 2011
    ..OBJECTIVES AND MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: The objective of the study was to review the outcomes of parathyroid cancer patients and to evaluate the factors associated with mortality...
  8. ncbi request reprint Increasing the effectiveness of radioactive iodine therapy in the treatment of thyroid cancer using Trichostatin A, a histone deacetylase inhibitor
    Rasa Zarnegar
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, and Cancer Center, University of California San Francisco Mount Zion Medical Center, 1600 Divisadero Street, Room 437, San Francisco, CA 94143 1674, USA
    Surgery 132:984-90; discussion 990. 2002
    ..In this investigation the effects of Trichostatin A (TSA), a histone deacetylating inhibitor, on human thyroid NIS and PDS gene expression was investigated...
  9. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of preoperative localization studies and intraoperative parathyroid hormone assay in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism and double adenoma
    Mehmet Haciyanli
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco Mount Zion Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 197:739-46. 2003
    ..The purpose of this retrospective investigation was to evaluate the results of preoperative localization studies and intraoperative parathyroid hormone (IOPTH) assay in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism and double adenomas...
  10. pmc Molecular testing for somatic mutations improves the accuracy of thyroid fine-needle aspiration biopsy
    Willieford Moses
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    World J Surg 34:2589-94. 2010
    ..To determine the clinical utility of genetic testing in thyroid FNA biopsy, we conducted a prospective clinical trial...
  11. ncbi request reprint The helix-loop-helix protein, Id-1, is overexpressed and regulates growth in papillary thyroid cancer
    Electron Kebebew
    Department of Surgery Department of Pathology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Surgery 134:235-41. 2003
    ..Furthermore, deregulated expression of Id proteins has been observed in some human malignancies. Therefore we hypothesized that the Id-1 gene may play a role in papillary thyroid carcinogenesis...
  12. ncbi request reprint Id1 gene expression is up-regulated in hyperplastic and neoplastic thyroid tissue and regulates growth and differentiation in thyroid cancer cells
    Electron Kebebew
    San Francisco Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 1674, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:6105-11. 2004
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  13. pmc ECM1 and TMPRSS4 are diagnostic markers of malignant thyroid neoplasms and improve the accuracy of fine needle aspiration biopsy
    Electron Kebebew
    Endocrine Surgery and Oncology Program, Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Ann Surg 242:353-61; discussion 361-3. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether genes that regulate cellular invasion and metastasis are differentially expressed and could serve as diagnostic markers of malignant thyroid nodules...
  14. ncbi request reprint Anaplastic thyroid cancer: cytogenetic patterns by comparative genomic hybridization
    Daishu Miura
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco Mount Zion Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94143 1674, USA
    Thyroid 13:283-90. 2003
    ..These findings support the concept that PTC and FTC have different genetic backgrounds and, even after the transformation to ATC, they may retain some of their cytogenetic characteristics...
  15. ncbi request reprint Valproic acid inhibits growth, induces apoptosis, and modulates apoptosis-regulatory and differentiation gene expression in human thyroid cancer cells
    Wen T Shen
    Department of Surgery, Endocrine Surgery Laboratory, UCSF Mt Zion Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94143 1674, USA
    Surgery 138:979-84; discussion 984-5. 2005
    ..Valproic acid (VA) is an anticonvulsant that inhibits histone deacetylase activity at nontoxic concentrations. We hypothesized that VA would have antineoplastic effects on human thyroid cancer cells...
  16. ncbi request reprint Apoptosis regulating genes, bcl-2 and bax, and human telomerase reverse transcriptase messenger RNA expression in adrenal tumors: possible diagnostic and prognostic importance
    Hajime Kanauchi
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco Mount Zion Medical Center, 1600 Divisadero Street, Room 437, San Francisco, CA 94143 1674, USA
    Surgery 132:1021-6; discussion 1026-7. 2002
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to determine whether bcl-2 or bax gene expression differs between benign and malignant adrenal tumors, and whether hTERT gene expression correlates with the prognosis of patients with adrenal cancer...
  17. ncbi request reprint Risk assessment in 457 adrenal cortical carcinomas: how much does tumor size predict the likelihood of malignancy?
    Cord Sturgeon
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 202:423-30. 2006
    ..The recent NIH consensus conference did not make a definitive recommendation about management of 4- to 6-cm nonfunctioning incidentalomas...
  18. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic and prognostic value of angiogenesis-modulating genes in malignant thyroid neoplasms
    Electron Kebebew
    Endocrine Surgery and Oncology Program, University of California, San Francisco Comprehensive Cancer Center, CA 94143 1674, USA
    Surgery 138:1102-9; discussion 1109-10. 2005
    ....
  19. pmc Fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography scan-positive recurrent papillary thyroid cancer and the prognosis and implications for surgical management
    Jennifer M J Schreinemakers
    Department of Surgery, University of California, 1600 Divisadero Street, Box 1711, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    World J Surg Oncol 10:192. 2012
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  20. ncbi request reprint Does the presence of additional thyroid nodules on ultrasound alter the risk of malignancy in patients with a follicular neoplasm of the thyroid?
    Rebecca S Sippel
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, and the UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center at Mount Zion, San Francisco, CA 94143 1674, USA
    Surgery 142:851-7; discussion 857.e1-2. 2007
    ..We sought to determine whether the presence of additional thyroid nodules on preoperative ultrasound decreased the risk of malignancy in a patient with a follicular neoplasm...
  21. doi request reprint Distinct loci on chromosome 1q21 and 6q22 predispose to familial nonmedullary thyroid cancer: a SNP array-based linkage analysis of 38 families
    Insoo Suh
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Surgery 146:1073-80. 2009
    ..We aimed to identify loci linked to FNMTC susceptibility using single-nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) array-based linkage analysis in a broad sampling of affected families...
  22. ncbi request reprint Nonfunctioning parathyroid carcinoma: case report and review of literature
    Gustavo G Fernandez-Ranvier
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Endocr Pract 13:750-7. 2007
    ..To report a case of nonfunctioning parathyroid carcinoma that was incidentally found during a thyroidectomy for multinodular goiter...
  23. ncbi request reprint Lung transplantation for pulmonary metastases and radiation-induced pulmonary fibrosis after radioactive iodine ablation of extensive lung metastases from papillary thyroid carcinoma
    James Lee
    Endocrine Surgery Department, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Thyroid 17:367-9. 2007
  24. ncbi request reprint Complications of neck dissection for thyroid cancer
    W Keat Cheah
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco Mt Zion Medical Center, 1600 Divisadero Street, 94143 1674, USA
    World J Surg 26:1013-6. 2002
    ..Therapeutic neck dissection or repeated neck dissection can be performed relatively safely in patients with thyroid cancer. Hypocalcemia occurs most frequently when neck dissection is combined with total thyroidectomy...
  25. ncbi request reprint Should pheochromocytoma size influence surgical approach? A comparison of 90 malignant and 60 benign pheochromocytomas
    Wen T Shen
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, Hellman Building C3 47, 1600 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Surgery 136:1129-37. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to determine if pheochromocytoma size should affect the choice of surgical approach...
  26. doi request reprint Candidate genes associated with malignant pheochromocytomas by genome-wide expression profiling
    Insoo Suh
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 1674, USA
    Ann Surg 250:983-90. 2009
    ..To improve our understanding of the molecular mechanisms involved in malignant pheochromocytoma by examining differences in the gene expression profile between benign and malignant tumors...
  27. ncbi request reprint Follicular thyroid carcinoma: histology and prognosis
    Alessandra D'Avanzo
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco Mount Zion Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94143 1674, USA
    Cancer 100:1123-9. 2004
    ..The authors studied the clinical course of 132 patients with FTC to determine whether there was a direct relation between the histologic degree of invasion, tumor recurrence, and patient survival...
  28. ncbi request reprint Modulation of tumor necrosis factor-related apoptosis-inducing ligand-induced apoptosis by chemotherapy in thyroid cancer cell lines
    Jin Woo Park
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, UCSF Mount Zion Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94143 1674, USA
    Thyroid 13:1103-10. 2003
    ..In conclusion, TRAIL in combination with troglitazone, paclitaxel, and cycloheximide induces apoptosis in thyroid cancer cells at suboptimal concentrations that cannot be achieved using TRAIL alone...
  29. ncbi request reprint GCMB gene, a master regulator of parathyroid gland development, expression, and regulation in hyperparathyroidism
    Electron Kebebew
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, Box 1674, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Surgery 136:1261-6. 2004
    ..The glial cell missing gene, GCMB , encodes a transcription factor, which is a master regulator of parathyroid development. We postulated that the GCMB gene might play a role in parathyroid tumorigenesis in hyperparathyroidism...
  30. pmc Primary hyperparathyroidism patients with positive preoperative sestamibi scan and negative ultrasound are more likely to have posteriorly located upper gland adenomas (PLUGs)
    Avital Harari
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:1717-22. 2011
    ..In a subset of patients with a positive MIBI and a negative US, we hypothesize that the parathyroid adenomas are more likely to be located posteriorly in the neck, where anatomically they are more difficult to detect by US...
  31. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic and prognostic value of cell-cycle regulatory genes in malignant thyroid neoplasms
    Electron Kebebew
    San Francisco Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 1674, USA
    World J Surg 30:767-74. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that genes that regulate cell-cycle progression would be differentially expressed in malignant versus benign thyroid nodules and could serve as diagnostic markers and markers of disease aggressiveness...
  32. doi request reprint Adrenal incidentaloma: does an adequate workup rule out surprises?
    Raymon H Grogan
    Department of Endocrine Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Surgery 148:392-7. 2010
    ..We sought to determine how accurately these guidelines identify functioning incidentalomas and how often these guidelines result in adrenalectomy for benign tumors...
  33. ncbi request reprint From incidentaloma to adrenocortical carcinoma: the surgical management of adrenal tumors
    Wen T Shen
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Surg Oncol 89:186-92. 2005
    ..We also discuss the choice of optimal surgical approach for performing adrenalectomy (laparoscopic, open, hand-assist)...
  34. doi request reprint Variant adrenal venous anatomy in 546 laparoscopic adrenalectomies
    Anouk Scholten
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco 94121, USA
    JAMA Surg 148:378-83. 2013
    ..Knowing the types and frequency of adrenal vein variants would help surgeons identify and control the adrenal vein during laparoscopic adrenalectomy...
  35. ncbi request reprint Does intraoperative quick parathyroid hormone assay improve the results of parathyroidectomy?
    Daishu Miura
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco Mount Zion Medical Center, 1600 Divisadero Street, 94143 1674, USA
    World J Surg 26:926-30. 2002
    ..Adding qPTH to MIBI or US can improve the success rate but at a significant cost. General exploration of all parathyroid glands, however, has the highest success rate (100%)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Differing histologic findings after bilateral and focused parathyroidectomy
    Hudai Genc
    Department of Surgery, Mount Zion Medical Center, University of California at San Francisco, 1600 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94143 1674, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 196:535-40. 2003
    ..To make the two groups comparable all patients had a solitary parathyroid adenoma identified preoperatively...
  37. doi request reprint Central neck lymph node dissection for papillary thyroid cancer: the reliability of surgeon judgment in predicting which patients will benefit
    Wen T Shen
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco Mt Zion Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Surgery 148:398-403. 2010
    ..We perform CLND for PTC only in patients with enlarged nodes as determined by preoperative ultrasound and intraoperative inspection and palpation...
  38. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic and prognostic value of fas and telomeric-repeat binding factor-1 genes in adrenal tumors
    Hajime Kanauchi
    Endocrine Surgical Oncology Fellows, Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco UCSF, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 88:3690-3. 2003
    ..This lack of expression of fas in adrenal cortical cancer may help to distinguish it from benign adrenal tumors. The level of TRF-1 expression may be helpful prognostically for patients with adrenal cortical cancers...
  39. doi request reprint Multiple genetic alterations in papillary thyroid cancer are associated with younger age at presentation
    Willieford Moses
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Surg Res 160:179-83. 2010
    ..There is a significant gender and age disparity in thyroid cancer incidence and outcome. The molecular basis for these divergent clinical presentations and outcome are essentially unknown...
  40. doi request reprint Tumor size predicts malignant potential in Hürthle cell neoplasms of the thyroid
    Rebecca S Sippel
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco and the UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center at Mount Zion, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    World J Surg 32:702-7. 2008
    ..We sought to determine if the primary tumor size correlated with the risk of malignancy in patients with a preoperative FNA diagnosis of a Hürthle cell neoplasm...
  41. pmc The prevalence and prognostic value of BRAF mutation in thyroid cancer
    Electron Kebebew
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 1674, USA
    Ann Surg 246:466-70; discussion 470-1. 2007
    ..To examine the prevalence of BRAF mutation among thyroid cancer histologic subtypes and determine the association of BRAF mutation with indicators of poor prognosis for papillary thyroid cancer and patient outcome...
  42. ncbi request reprint Malignant pheochromocytoma
    Rasa Zarnegar
    Department of Surgery, University California San Francisco, Comprehensive Cancer Center at Mount Zion, Medical Center, 1600 Divisadero Street, Hellman Building, Room C347, San Francisco, CA 94143 1764, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 15:555-71. 2006
    ....
  43. ncbi request reprint Incision length for standard thyroidectomy and parathyroidectomy: when is it minimally invasive?
    Laurent Brunaud
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Arch Surg 138:1140-3. 2003
    ..Current techniques for open conventional thyroidectomy or parathyroidectomy have evolved to enable a shorter incision (main proposition), and the length of the incision is influenced by objective factors...
  44. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic adrenalectomy for pheochromocytoma
    W Keat Cheah
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 4150 Clement Street, 94121, USA
    World J Surg 26:1048-51. 2002
    ..Laparoscopic adrenalectomy is the preferred surgical approach for patients with pheochromocytoma because it is safe and efficacious...
  45. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative parathyroid hormone assay and parathyroid reoperations
    Frederic Sebag
    Department of Endocrine Surgery, Mount Zion Hospital, 1600 Divisidero Street, San Francisco, CA 94143 1674, USA
    Surgery 134:1049-55; discussion 1056. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether intraoperative parathyroid hormone (IOPTH) assay improved results of reoperations...
  46. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of selective venous sampling for intact parathyroid hormone in difficult patients with recurrent or persistent hyperparathyroidism
    Julia J Jones
    Department of Radiology Neuroradiology, University of California San Francisco Mount Zion Medical Center, 1600 Divisadero Street, Room 437, San Francisco, CA 94143 1674, USA
    Surgery 132:944-50; discussion 950-1. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the accuracy of SVS when applied selectively to the subset of patients with indeterminate noninvasive localization studies...
  47. doi request reprint Pheochromocytoma crisis is not a surgical emergency
    Anouk Scholten
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:581-91. 2013
    ..Pheochromocytoma crisis is a feared and potentially lethal complication of pheochromocytoma...
  48. doi request reprint Successful localization of recurrent thyroid cancer in reoperative neck surgery using ultrasound-guided methylene blue dye injection
    Avital Harari
    University of California, Los Angeles, Section of Endocrine Surgery, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 215:555-61. 2012
    ..Here we analyze our methylene blue dye injection method to localize reoperative neck pathology in patients with thyroid cancer and lymph node metastases...
  49. doi request reprint One hundred two patients with pheochromocytoma treated at a single institution since the introduction of laparoscopic adrenalectomy
    Wen T Shen
    University of California San Francisco Mount Zion Medical Center, 1600 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Arch Surg 145:893-7. 2010
    ..Pheochromocytoma can be safely treated laparoscopically; "subclinical" pheochromocytoma is increasingly common...
  50. ncbi request reprint Mitogen-inducible gene-6 expression correlates with survival and is an independent predictor of recurrence in BRAF(V600E) positive papillary thyroid cancers
    Daniel T Ruan
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif, USA
    Surgery 144:908-13; discussion 913-4. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if Mig-6 expression is associated with EGFR expression or surgical outcomes in PTC...
  51. ncbi request reprint Observation or laparoscopic adrenalectomy for adrenal incidentaloma? A surgical decision analysis
    Laurent Brunaud
    Department of Surgery, University California San Francisco and Mount Zion Medical Center, Mount Zion Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Med Sci Monit 12:CR355-62. 2006
    ..A decision analysis model was used to identify relevant variables for selecting the optimal management (observation versus adrenalectomy)...
  52. pmc Differentiated thyroid cancer cell invasion is regulated through epidermal growth factor receptor-dependent activation of matrix metalloproteinase (MMP)-2/gelatinase A
    Michael W Yeh
    Endocrine Surgery Laboratory, UCSF Mt Zion Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    Endocr Relat Cancer 13:1173-83. 2006
    ..MMP inhibitors and growth factor antagonists may be effective tumoristatic agents for the treatment of aggressive thyroid carcinomas...
  53. ncbi request reprint Troglitazone, the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma agonist, induces antiproliferation and redifferentiation in human thyroid cancer cell lines
    Jin Woo Park
    Department of Surgery University of California, San Francisco, UCSF Mount Zion Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Thyroid 15:222-31. 2005
    ..PPARgamma agonists may therefore be effective therapeutic agents for the treatment of patients with thyroid cancer that fails to respond to traditional treatments...
  54. doi request reprint Central neck lymph node dissection for papillary thyroid cancer: comparison of complication and recurrence rates in 295 initial dissections and reoperations
    Wen T Shen
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco Mt Zion Medical Center, 1600 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Arch Surg 145:272-5. 2010
    ..Critics of this approach argue that reoperative CLND has higher complication and recurrence rates than initial CLND. We sought to test this argument, using it as our hypothesis...
  55. ncbi request reprint Predictors of single-gland vs multigland parathyroid disease in primary hyperparathyroidism: a simple and accurate scoring model
    Electron Kebebew
    Comprehensive Cancer Center and Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Arch Surg 141:777-82; discussion 782. 2006
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Selective use of adrenal venous sampling in the lateralization of aldosterone-producing adenomas
    Yah Yuen Tan
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    World J Surg 30:879-85; discussion 886-7. 2006
    ..However, the success rate of AVS is variable, with potential risks. We review our experience at University of California San Francisco (UCSF), where AVS is used only selectively, to determine outcomes with this approach...
  57. ncbi request reprint Prognostic indications for Hürthle cell cancer
    Yevgeniya Kushchayeva
    Endocrine Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco Mount Zion Medical Center, 1600 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94143 1674, USA
    World J Surg 28:1266-70. 2004
    ..Disease-free survivals were 65.0% and 40.5% at 5 and 10 years, respectively. Our findings show that gender and stage of disease influence the prognosis of patients with HCC...
  58. ncbi request reprint Chromosomal aberrations by comparative genomic hybridization in thyroid tumors in patients with familial nonmedullary thyroid cancer
    Laurent Brunaud
    Endocrine Surgical Oncology Fellow, University of California San Francisco UCSF Mount Zion Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Thyroid 13:621-9. 2003
    ..However, the genetic background of FNMTC is still poorly understood and the causative gene(s) have not yet been identified...
  59. ncbi request reprint Parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism in octogenarians and nonagenarians: a plea for early surgical referral
    Electron Kebebew
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 1674, USA
    Arch Surg 138:867-71. 2003
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Reasons for conversion from laparoscopic to open or hand-assisted adrenalectomy: review of 261 laparoscopic adrenalectomies from 1993 to 2003
    Wen T Shen
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco Mt Zion Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94143 1674, USA
    World J Surg 28:1176-9. 2004
    ..All eight of the tumors removed were at least 5 cm in size (range 5-16 cm). The mean length of hospitalization was 4.4 days (range 3-8 days)...
  61. ncbi request reprint Tertiary hyperparathyroidism: histologic patterns of disease and results of parathyroidectomy
    Electron Kebebew
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco 94143 1674, USA
    Arch Surg 139:974-7. 2004
    ..Patients with tertiary hyperparathyroidism (THPT) commonly have parathyroid hyperplasia and should have a bilateral neck exploration with subtotal or total parathyroidectomy with autotransplantation to obtain long-term cure...
  62. ncbi request reprint Predictors of airway complications after thyroidectomy for substernal goiter
    Wen T Shen
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Arch Surg 139:656-9; discussion 659-60. 2004
    ..Airway complications after thyroidectomy for substernal goiter can be predicted by preoperative symptom profiles, radiologic findings, or other factors...
  63. doi request reprint Differences in metabolic urinary abnormalities in stone forming and nonstone forming patients with primary hyperparathyroidism
    Mathew D Sorensen
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Surgery 151:477-83. 2012
    ..We evaluated differences between stone formers and non-stone formers in serum and urinary parameters before and after parathyroidectomy...
  64. doi request reprint Is adrenal venous sampling necessary in all patients with hyperaldosteronism before adrenalectomy?
    Rasa Zarnegar
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Vasc Interv Radiol 19:66-71. 2008
    ..To evaluate whether selective rather than universal use of adrenal vein sampling (AVS) may be warranted in patients with hyperaldosteronism to characterize and lateralize disease before adrenalectomy...
  65. ncbi request reprint Does routine consultation of thyroid fine-needle aspiration cytology change surgical management?
    Yah Y Tan
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 1674, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 205:8-12. 2007
    ..We sought to determine the concordance rates between FNA interpretations at referring institutions and our center to determine if they alter surgical management...
  66. ncbi request reprint A phase II trial of rosiglitazone in patients with thyroglobulin-positive and radioiodine-negative differentiated thyroid cancer
    Electron Kebebew
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Surgery 140:960-6; discussion 966-7. 2006
    ..Rosiglitazone is a peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma (PPARgamma) agonist that has been shown to induce differentiation, cell cycle arrest, and apoptosis in a variety of human cancers including thyroid cancer...
  67. doi request reprint Clinical spectrum of pheochromocytoma
    Marlon A Guerrero
    Department of Surgery, University of California, 1600 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 209:727-32. 2009
    ..The goal of this study was to determine if tumor size and hormone level correlate according to the clinical presentation at diagnosis...
  68. ncbi request reprint Parathyroid gland volume increases with postmaturational aging in the rat
    Bernard Halloran
    Division of Endocrinology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 282:E557-63. 2002
    ..Later in life (>24 mo), the increase in parathyroid cell proliferation rate, further hyperplastic expansion of the gland, and increase in iPTH secretion appear to be associated with renal insufficiency...
  69. ncbi request reprint Presidential Address: Minimally invasive endocrine surgery--standard of treatment or hype?
    Quan Yang Duh
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 4150 Clement Street, CA 94121, USA
    Surgery 134:849-57. 2003
  70. ncbi request reprint Extent of disease at presentation and outcome for adrenocortical carcinoma: have we made progress?
    Electron Kebebew
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, Box 1674, San Francisco, CA 94143 1674, USA
    World J Surg 30:872-8. 2006
    ..Recent studies suggest that this has led to earlier stage of ACC at diagnosis, more curative operations, and better survival...
  71. ncbi request reprint Parathyroid carcinoma, atypical parathyroid adenoma, or parathyromatosis?
    Gustavo G Fernandez-Ranvier
    Department of Surgery, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 1674, USA
    Cancer 110:255-64. 2007
    ..Parathyroid carcinoma, atypical parathyroid adenoma, and parathyromatosis can be differentiated relatively easily from typical parathyroid adenomas, but distinguishing them from each other is more difficult...
  72. pmc The NIH criteria for parathyroidectomy in asymptomatic primary hyperparathyroidism: are they too limited?
    Monica S Eigelberger
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Ann Surg 239:528-35. 2004
    ..To determine whether preoperative and postoperative symptoms and outcome differ in patients who meet or fail to meet the NIH criteria for parathyroidectomy...
  73. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic appreciation of the adrenal artery: fact or fiction?
    Andrew B Joel
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Endourol 19:793-6. 2005
    ..The surgical and anatomic literature propagates the notion of a dominant or multiple dominant adrenal arteries that should likewise be controlled during surgical extirpation...
  74. doi request reprint Modulation of matrix metalloproteinase activity in human thyroid cancer cell lines using demethylating agents and histone deacetylase inhibitors
    Elliot J Mitmaker
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Surgery 149:504-11. 2011
    ....
  75. ncbi request reprint Less-than-subtotal parathyroidectomy increases the risk of persistent/recurrent hyperparathyroidism after parathyroidectomy in tertiary hyperparathyroidism after renal transplantation
    Frederic Triponez
    Division of Endocrine Surgical Oncology, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Surgery 140:990-7; discussion 997-9. 2006
    ..The optimal surgical approach for tertiary hyperparathyroidism (HPT) after kidney transplantation is unknown. Existing studies are limited by small sample size, lack of adjustment for kidney function, and no long-term follow-up...
  76. ncbi request reprint Parathyroid surgery: separating promise from reality
    Nancy D Perrier
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco Mount Zion Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94143 1674, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:1024-9. 2002
    ..The combination of a solitary hot spot on sestamibi scan and a fall in IOPTH allows the surgeon to make the correct decision regarding the need to convert to a bilateral approach in 93% of these selected patients...
  77. ncbi request reprint Severe hypercalcemic hyperparathyroidism developing in a patient with hyperaldosteronism and renal resistance to parathyroid hormone
    Jennifer Park-Sigal
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 28:700-8. 2013
    ..Although her bone pain resolved, hyperaldosteronism persisted...
  78. ncbi request reprint Does the 3-gene diagnostic assay accurately distinguish benign from malignant thyroid neoplasms?
    Daniel Shibru
    Department of Surgery, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 1674, USA
    Cancer 113:930-5. 2008
    ..The aim of the current study was to determine the diagnostic accuracy of the 3-gene assay in thyroid tissue and in FNA biopsy for distinguishing benign from malignant thyroid neoplasms...
  79. ncbi request reprint Prediction of successful outcome in patients with primary aldosteronism
    Tracy Ann Moo
    Sergical Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Curr Treat Options Oncol 8:314-21. 2007
    ..Therefore, it is essential to accurately identify the specific subtype of primary aldosteronism in order to select optimal treatment and to achieve successful patient outcomes...
  80. ncbi request reprint Medullary thyroid carcinoma manifesting as an ovarian mass: case report and review of literature
    Jessica E Gosnell
    Department of General Surgery, San Mateo Medical Center, San Francisco, California, USA
    Endocr Pract 14:351-7. 2008
    ..To report the uncommon case of a woman with abdominal pain and a complex adnexal mass, who was subsequently found to have medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) metastatic to the ovary...
  81. ncbi request reprint Oral calcium supplementation associated with decreased likelihood of nephrolithiasis prior to surgery for hyperparathyroidism
    Matthew R Cooperberg
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Int J Urol 14:1113-5. 2007
    ..027; women 7% vs 17%, P = 0.04). The mechanism for the apparent protective effect of OCS on rates of nephrolithiasis is unclear, and further research is required to elucidate the variable penetrance of nephrolithiasis among PHPT patients...
  82. doi request reprint Defining a molecular phenotype for benign and malignant parathyroid tumors
    Gustavo G Fernandez-Ranvier
    Department of Surgery, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 1674, USA
    Cancer 115:334-44. 2009
    ....
  83. doi request reprint Hemolysis falsely decreases intraoperative parathyroid hormone levels
    Jacob Moalem
    University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Surg 197:222-6. 2009
    ..Falsely decreased IOPTH measurements could result in false-negative or false-positive results and lead to failed parathyroidectomy or unnecessary additional exploration...
  84. ncbi request reprint Treatment and prevention of recurrence of multinodular goiter: an evidence-based review of the literature
    Jacob Moalem
    Endocrine Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    World J Surg 32:1301-12. 2008
    ..Reportedly, 10-15% of patients with goiters ultimately require operative intervention, and recurrences of multinodular goiter (MNG) account for up to 12% of all thyroid operations...
  85. pmc Laparoscopic repair of inguinal hernias
    Jonathan Carter
    Department of Surgery, UCSF, 521 Parnassus Ave C347, San Francisco, CA 94143 0790, USA
    World J Surg 35:1519-25. 2011
    ..For others, the best technique remains the approach that the surgeon is most comfortable and experienced performing...
  86. ncbi request reprint Reoperation for adrenocortical neoplasms
    James A Lee
    Department of Surgery, San Francisco Medical Center, University of California, 4150 Clement Street, 94121, USA
    Curr Treat Options Oncol 7:320-5. 2006
    ..Multiple promising treatments such as radiofrequency ablation, tyrosine kinase inhibitors, and competitive inhibitors of multidrug resistance gene products are in preclinical trials and may improve patient outcomes...
  87. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic enucleation of insulinomas
    Matthew P Sweet
    Surgical Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 4150 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Arch Surg 142:1202-4; discussion 1205. 2007
    ..Laparoscopic enucleation of insulinomas is safe and effective and is associated with a short hospital stay...
  88. ncbi request reprint Comparison of clinical characteristics at diagnosis and during follow-up in 118 patients with Hurthle cell or follicular thyroid cancer
    Yevgeniya Kushchayeva
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, UCSF Mt Zion Medical Center, 1600 Divisadero Street C347, San Francisco, CA 94143 1674, USA
    Am J Surg 195:457-62. 2008
    ..Hurthle cell cancer (HCC) is considered by some to be a variant of follicular cancer (FC), but many think it is a distinct histologic tumor with a more aggressive behavior...
  89. doi request reprint Patients with primary hyperparathyroidism--why do some form stones?
    Aaron D Berger
    Department of Urology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Urol 181:2141-5. 2009
    ..We evaluated the metabolic stone profile in patients presenting for parathyroid surgery and determined whether there were differences between those with and without a history of urinary stones...
  90. ncbi request reprint Recent advances in minimally invasive endocrine surgery
    Quan Yang Duh
    Department of Surgery, UCSF Advanced Videoscopic Surgery Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Asian J Surg 26:62-3. 2003
  91. ncbi request reprint Use of the electrothermal vessel sealing system versus standard vessel ligation in thyroidectomy
    Wen T Shen
    Department of Surgery, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    Asian J Surg 28:86-9. 2005
    ..We report our experience with LigaSure for thyroidectomy to test the hypothesis that it reduces operating time without increasing complications compared with standard vessel ligation...
  92. ncbi request reprint Adrenal incidentaloma, borderline elevations of urine or plasma metanephrine levels, and the "subclinical" pheochromocytoma
    James A Lee
    Division of Gastrointestinal Endocrine Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Arch Surg 142:870-3; discussion 73-4. 2007
    ..To assess the risk of pheochromocytoma in patients with borderline-elevated urine or plasma metanephrine levels...
  93. ncbi request reprint Results of laparoscopic adrenalectomy for suspected and unsuspected malignant adrenal neoplasms
    Electron Kebebew
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco 94121, USA
    Arch Surg 137:948-51; discussion 952-3. 2002
    ..Laparoscopic resection for malignant adrenal tumors is controversial, because they are rare and limited data exist in the literature...
  94. ncbi request reprint Aldosteronoma
    Laurent Brunaud
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco Mount Zion Medical Center, 94143 1674, USA
    Curr Treat Options Oncol 3:327-33. 2002
    ..Focused approach and laparoscopic resection are the norm for the surgical treatment of aldosteronoma...
  95. doi request reprint Thyroidectomy for Hashimoto's thyroiditis: complications and associated cancers
    Ming Lang Shih
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, R O C
    Thyroid 18:729-34. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the rate of complications and associated cancer in patients with Hashimoto's thyroiditis...
  96. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic adrenalectomy--indications and technique
    Geeta Lal
    UCSF Mt Zion Medical Center, 1600 Divisadero Street, suite c347, San Francisco, CA 94143 1674, USA
    Surg Oncol 12:105-23. 2003
    ..This review discusses the indications and contraindications, technique and outcomes for laparoscopic adrenalectomy...
  97. ncbi request reprint VEGF-mediated angiogenesis of human pheochromocytomas is associated to malignancy and inhibited by anti-VEGF antibodies in experimental tumors
    Andreas Zielke
    Department of Surgery, Philipps University of Marburg, 35043 Marburg, Germany
    Surgery 132:1056-63; discussion 1063. 2002
    ..Pheochromocytomas are well-vascularized tumors of the adrenal medulla. In human pheochromocytomas, angiogenesis has been associated with tumor progression. The mechanisms, however, are unknown...
  98. ncbi request reprint Resecting isolated adrenal metastasis: why and how?
    Quan Yang Duh
    Ann Surg Oncol 10:1138-9. 2003
  99. ncbi request reprint New approaches to the minimally invasive treatment of adrenal lesions
    Jennifer Braemar Ogilvie
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 94121, USA
    Cancer J 11:64-72. 2005
    ..Experienced surgeons now resect some malignant tumors laparoscopically, with the option to convert to a hand-assisted or traditional open approach...
  100. ncbi request reprint Complication of thyroidectomy in patients with radiation-induced thyroid neoplasms
    Shoichi Kikuchi
    National Defense Medical College, Kushiro, Japan
    Arch Surg 139:1185-8. 2004
    ..The complication rate for thyroidectomy is the same in patients with and without a history of radiation exposure...
  101. pmc Laparoscopic adrenalectomy for isolated adrenal metastasis: the right thing to do and the right way to do it
    Quan Yang Duh
    Ann Surg Oncol 14:3288-9. 2007