Ralph P Tufano

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A large nonmetastatic anaplastic thyroid cancer with complete thyroidal confinement
    Jeffrey C Xing
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 0910, USA
    Case Report Med 2011:583978. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint BRAF mutation in papillary thyroid cancer and its value in tailoring initial treatment: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Ralph P Tufano
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Medicine (Baltimore) 91:274-86. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Reoperative central compartment dissection for patients with recurrent/persistent papillary thyroid cancer: efficacy, safety, and the association of the BRAF mutation
    Ralph P Tufano
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Laryngoscope 122:1634-40. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Considerations for personalized surgery in patients with papillary thyroid cancer
    Ralph P Tufano
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 0910, USA
    Thyroid 20:771-6. 2010
  5. doi request reprint The relationship between chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis and central neck lymph node metastasis in North American patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Sebastian M Jara
    Division of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
    Surgery 154:1272-80; discussion 1280-2. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Determining the extent of lateral neck dissection necessary to establish regional disease control and avoid reoperation after previous total thyroidectomy and radioactive iodine for papillary thyroid cancer
    Gaosong Wu
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Head Neck 34:1418-21. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Profile of patients with completion thyroidectomy and assessment of their suitability for outpatient surgery
    Gaosong Wu
    Division of Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 145:727-31. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Association of aberrant methylation of tumor suppressor genes with tumor aggressiveness and BRAF mutation in papillary thyroid cancer
    Shuiying Hu
    Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Int J Cancer 119:2322-9. 2006
  9. doi request reprint Correlation of plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels with severity of primary hyperparathyroidism and likelihood of parathyroid adenoma localization on sestamibi scan
    Emad Kandil
    Division of Endocrine and OncologicalSurgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 0910, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 134:1071-5. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Neck management in patients undergoing postradiotherapy salvage laryngeal surgery for recurrent/persistent laryngeal cancer
    Tarik Y Farrag
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Laryngoscope 116:1864-6. 2006

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Publications64

  1. pmc A large nonmetastatic anaplastic thyroid cancer with complete thyroidal confinement
    Jeffrey C Xing
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 0910, USA
    Case Report Med 2011:583978. 2011
    ..This is an unusual case of ATC in that it is one of the largest ATC tumors reported to display mild pathologic behavior and relatively long-term patient survival...
  2. ncbi request reprint BRAF mutation in papillary thyroid cancer and its value in tailoring initial treatment: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Ralph P Tufano
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Medicine (Baltimore) 91:274-86. 2012
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Reoperative central compartment dissection for patients with recurrent/persistent papillary thyroid cancer: efficacy, safety, and the association of the BRAF mutation
    Ralph P Tufano
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Laryngoscope 122:1634-40. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Considerations for personalized surgery in patients with papillary thyroid cancer
    Ralph P Tufano
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 0910, USA
    Thyroid 20:771-6. 2010
    ..There is considerable debate in the literature regarding the optimal initial treatment for PTC. Many of these issues are discussed in this review. These debates have hindered the development of a tailored treatment strategy...
  5. doi request reprint The relationship between chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis and central neck lymph node metastasis in North American patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Sebastian M Jara
    Division of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
    Surgery 154:1272-80; discussion 1280-2. 2013
    ..We sought to assess the incidence of central nodal metastasis (CNM) in patients with PTC and concurrent CLT...
  6. doi request reprint Determining the extent of lateral neck dissection necessary to establish regional disease control and avoid reoperation after previous total thyroidectomy and radioactive iodine for papillary thyroid cancer
    Gaosong Wu
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Head Neck 34:1418-21. 2012
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Profile of patients with completion thyroidectomy and assessment of their suitability for outpatient surgery
    Gaosong Wu
    Division of Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 145:727-31. 2011
    ..The authors sought to evaluate postoperative complications associated with completion thyroidectomy in their institution to determine if it would be safe and feasible to perform as an outpatient procedure...
  8. ncbi request reprint Association of aberrant methylation of tumor suppressor genes with tumor aggressiveness and BRAF mutation in papillary thyroid cancer
    Shuiying Hu
    Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Int J Cancer 119:2322-9. 2006
    ..These results suggest that aberrant methylation and hence silencing of TIMP3, SLC5A8, DAPK and RARbeta2, in association with BRAF mutation, may be an important step in PTC tumorigenesis and progression...
  9. doi request reprint Correlation of plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels with severity of primary hyperparathyroidism and likelihood of parathyroid adenoma localization on sestamibi scan
    Emad Kandil
    Division of Endocrine and OncologicalSurgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 0910, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 134:1071-5. 2008
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Neck management in patients undergoing postradiotherapy salvage laryngeal surgery for recurrent/persistent laryngeal cancer
    Tarik Y Farrag
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Laryngoscope 116:1864-6. 2006
    ..To determine a plan for the management of cervical lymph nodes in patients undergoing salvage laryngeal surgery (SLS) for recurrent/persistent laryngeal cancer after primary radiotherapy (RT)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Importance of routine evaluation of the thyroid gland prior to open partial laryngectomy
    Tarik Y Farrag
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Division of Head and Neck Cancer Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 0910, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 132:1047-51. 2006
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Algorithm for safe and effective reoperative thyroid bed surgery for recurrent/persistent papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Tarik Y Farrag
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Head Neck 29:1069-74. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to review our experience with reoperative thyroid bed surgery (RTBS) for recurrent/persistent papillary thyroid cancer (PTC), and present an algorithm for safe and effective RTBS...
  13. doi request reprint Is routine dissection of level II-B and V-A necessary in patients with papillary thyroid cancer undergoing lateral neck dissection for FNA-confirmed metastases in other levels
    Tarik Farrag
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    World J Surg 33:1680-3. 2009
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Reoperation for recurrent/persistent well-differentiated thyroid cancer
    Sara I Pai
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MA 21287, USA
    Otolaryngol Clin North Am 43:353-63, ix. 2010
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint The role of pre-operative CT-guided FNAB for parapharyngeal space tumors
    Tarik Y Farrag
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 0910, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 136:411-4. 2007
    ..To determine the role of computed tomography (CT)-guided fine needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB) in surgical planning for parapharyngeal space (PPS) tumors...
  16. doi request reprint Correlation of final evoked potential amplitudes on intraoperative electromyography of the recurrent laryngeal nerve with immediate postoperative vocal fold function after thyroid and parathyroid surgery
    Dane J Genther
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 140:124-8. 2014
    ..Thyroid and parathyroid surgery are among the most common operations in the United States. Recurrent laryngeal nerve (RLN) injury is an infrequent but potentially detrimental complication...
  17. doi request reprint Postoperative hypocalcemia after thyroidectomy for Graves' disease
    Catherine E Pesce
    Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Thyroid 20:1279-83. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether there was an increased incidence or severity of postoperative hypocalcemia in patients who underwent thyroidectomy for Graves' disease...
  18. doi request reprint Limitations of PET/CT in determining need for neck dissection after primary chemoradiation for advanced head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
    Sofia Lyford-Pike
    Department of Nuclear Medicine, Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 71:251-6. 2009
    ..The purpose of our study was to evaluate PET/CT in predicting residual nodal disease after primary chemoradiation (CRT) for head and neck cancer (HNSCC) with N2 disease or greater...
  19. doi request reprint Tumor size and presence of calcifications on ultrasonography are pre-operative predictors of lymph node metastases in patients with papillary thyroid cancer
    Nephtali R Gomez
    Endocrine Surgery Section, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Surg Oncol 104:613-6. 2011
    ..We therefore sought to identify pre-operative predictors of lymph node metastases in patients with PTC...
  20. ncbi request reprint Supracricoid laryngectomy outcomes: The Johns Hopkins experience
    Tarik Y Farrag
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 0910, USA
    Laryngoscope 117:129-32. 2007
    ..To report the oncologic and functional results from our experience in performing supracricoid laryngectomy (SCL) for selected patients with laryngeal cancer...
  21. doi request reprint Long-term outcome in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism who underwent minimally invasive parathyroidectomy
    Raghunandan Venkat
    Endocrine Surgery Section, Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 North Wolfe Street, Blalock 606, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    World J Surg 36:55-60. 2012
    ..However, few studies have evaluated long-term outcomes for this operative approach. We therefore chose to examine both the long-term symptom resolution and biochemical cure following MIP for PHPT...
  22. doi request reprint American Thyroid Association consensus review and statement regarding the anatomy, terminology, and rationale for lateral neck dissection in differentiated thyroid cancer
    Brendan C Stack
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 W Markham St, Little Rock, AR 72205, USA
    Thyroid 22:501-8. 2012
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Langerhans cell histiocytosis of the thyroid gland
    Kevin Lollar
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Otolaryngol 29:201-4. 2008
    ..Although the thyroid gland is frequently affected with multiple common diseases, a search of the English language literature suggests that Langerhans cell histiocytosis in the thyroid gland is rarely reported...
  24. doi request reprint Detectable BRAF mutation in serum DNA samples from patients with papillary thyroid carcinomas
    Tony C Y Chuang
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Division of Head and Neck Cancer Research, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287 0910, USA
    Head Neck 32:229-34. 2010
    ..CONCLUSIONS.: The detection of free circulating mutant BRAF in patients with PTC is possible and future studies are warranted to determine its clinical significance...
  25. ncbi request reprint Use of fibrin sealant in closing mucocutaneous fistulas following head and neck cancer surgery
    Tarik Y Farrag
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 0910, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 137:159-61. 2007
  26. ncbi request reprint Detection of serum deoxyribonucleic acid methylation markers: a novel diagnostic tool for thyroid cancer
    Shuiying Hu
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:98-104. 2006
    ..Serum DNA methylation markers may potentially be useful in diagnosing thyroid cancer and monitoring its recurrence...
  27. pmc Association between BRAF V600E mutation and mortality in patients with papillary thyroid cancer
    Mingzhao Xing
    Laboratory for Cellular and Molecular Thyroid Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    JAMA 309:1493-501. 2013
    ..BRAF V600E is a prominent oncogene in papillary thyroid cancer (PTC), but its role in PTC-related patient mortality has not been established...
  28. ncbi request reprint BRAF mutation predicts a poorer clinical prognosis for papillary thyroid cancer
    Mingzhao Xing
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1830 East Monument Street, Suite 333, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 90:6373-9. 2005
    ..Use of BRAF mutation in papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) has the potential to improve risk stratification of this cancer...
  29. doi request reprint Histological patterns of locoregional recurrence in Hürthle cell carcinoma of the thyroid gland
    Justin A Bishop
    Department of Pathology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21231, USA
    Thyroid 22:690-4. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to better define the distribution of locoregional recurrence in HCC, and specifically to differentiate soft-tissue implants from true nodal metastases...
  30. pmc Identification of genes differentially expressed in benign versus malignant thyroid tumors
    Nijaguna B Prasad
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 14:3327-37. 2008
    ..Therefore, other adjuncts, such as molecular-based diagnostic approaches are needed in the preoperative distinction of these lesions...
  31. doi request reprint Solitary fibrous tumor of the thyroid gland
    Tarik Y Farrag
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 0910, USA
    Laryngoscope 119:2306-8. 2009
    ..Given this histomorphology and immunohistochemical profile, the diagnosis of solitary fibrous tumor was considered and confirmed following left thyroid lobectomy...
  32. doi request reprint Intraoperative parathyroid hormone assay in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism and double adenoma
    Emad Kandil
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Division of Head and Neck Cancer Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 0910, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 135:1206-8. 2009
    ..To determine the utility of parathyroid hormone (PTH) monitoring for double adenomas (DAs)...
  33. ncbi request reprint The role of positron emission tomography and computed tomography fusion in the management of early-stage and advanced-stage primary head and neck squamous cell carcinoma
    Patrick K Ha
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery and Nuclear Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 601 N Caroline Street, Baltimore, MD 21287 0910, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 132:12-6. 2006
    ..To evaluate the role of positron emission tomography and computed tomography (PET-CT) fusion in the management of early-stage and advanced-stage primary head and neck squamous cell cancer...
  34. ncbi request reprint Organ preservation surgery for laryngeal cancer
    Ralph P Tufano
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, 6th Floor Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, 601 N Caroline Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Otolaryngol Clin North Am 41:741-55, vi. 2008
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Pathology quiz case. Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) of the scalp
    Maria de Lourdes Quintanilla-Dieck
    The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 134:897-8. 2008
  36. pmc Single nucleotide polymorphism rs17849071 G/T in the PIK3CA gene is inversely associated with follicular thyroid cancer and PIK3CA amplification
    Jeffrey C Xing
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e49192. 2012
    ..Thus, the present study uncovers an interesting phenomenon that rs17849071G/T is protective against FTC possibly through preventing PIK3CA amplifications...
  37. ncbi request reprint Management considerations for differentiated thyroid carcinoma presenting as a metastasis to the skull base
    Wojciech K Mydlarz
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Laryngoscope 117:1146-52. 2007
    ..To characterize the salient features of skull base metastasis from differentiated thyroid carcinoma, discuss the diagnostic and treatment strategies, and propose rational management guidelines for such tumors...
  38. ncbi request reprint African Americans present with more severe primary hyperparathyroidism than non-African Americans
    Emad Kandil
    Endocrine Surgery Section, Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Surgery 144:1023-6; discussion 1026-7. 2008
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint The impact of molecular testing on the surgical management of patients with thyroid nodules
    Patricia Aragon Han
    Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 21:1862-9. 2014
    ..This study examines the usefulness of molecular testing on surgical management decisions in patients referred for thyroid surgery at a tertiary care center...
  40. doi request reprint National trends in thyroid surgery and the effect of volume on short-term outcomes
    Myriam Loyo
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Laryngoscope 123:2056-63. 2013
    ..To characterize contemporary patterns of thyroid surgical care and the effect of volume status on surgical care and short-term outcomes...
  41. ncbi request reprint Concurrent sporadic parathyroid adenoma and carcinoma
    Sara I Pai
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 0910, USA
    Am J Otolaryngol 27:346-8. 2006
  42. ncbi request reprint Supracricoid partial laryngectomy: swallowing, voice, and speech outcomes
    Kimberly T Webster
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 119:10-6. 2010
    ..The purpose of the study was to describe the swallowing and vocal function of patients after supracricoid partial laryngectomy (SCPL) as they changed over the first postoperative year...
  43. doi request reprint Central compartment neck dissection for thyroid cancer. Technical considerations
    Sara I Pai
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 70:292-7. 2008
    ..We advocate standardization of the surgical approach to the central compartment in order to minimize morbidity and ensure comprehensive removal of all lymph nodes when indicated, which can reduce the need for reoperative dissections...
  44. ncbi request reprint A safe and cost-effective short hospital stay protocol to identify patients at low risk for the development of significant hypocalcemia after total thyroidectomy
    Zayna S Nahas
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Laryngoscope 116:906-10. 2006
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint The role of positron emission tomography/computed tomography in the management of recurrent papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Zayna Nahas
    Department of Radiology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 0910, USA
    Laryngoscope 115:237-43. 2005
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the role of combined positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) fusion imaging in the detection and management of recurrent papillary thyroid cancer...
  46. pmc Exomic sequencing of medullary thyroid cancer reveals dominant and mutually exclusive oncogenic mutations in RET and RAS
    Nishant Agrawal
    Ludwig Center for Cancer Genetics and Howard Hughes Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:E364-9. 2013
    ..Objective: To explore the genetic origin of MTC, we sequenced the protein coding exons of approximately 21,000 genes in 17 sporadic MTCs...
  47. doi request reprint Comprehensive assessment of thyroidectomy skills development: a pilot project
    David A Diaz Voss Varela
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Laryngoscope 122:103-9. 2012
    ..To test the validity, reliability, and feasibility of an evaluation tool designed to measure the development of trainees' surgical skills in the operating room for thyroid surgery...
  48. doi request reprint Volume-based trends in thyroid surgery
    Christine G Gourin
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University, 601 N Caroline St, Ste 6260, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 136:1191-8. 2010
    ..to characterize contemporary patterns of thyroid surgical care and variables associated with access to high-volume care...
  49. ncbi request reprint Thyroid MALT lymphoma in patients with a compressive goiter
    Lisa M Earnest
    Division of Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Head Neck 28:765-70. 2006
    ..Although they tend to have an indolent course, these lymphomas present a diagnostic challenge requiring a high level of suspicion in patients at increased risk of development...
  50. ncbi request reprint Radiology quiz case 2. Diagnosis: hypopharyngeal lipoma
    Wojciech K Mydlarz
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:725, 727. 2007
  51. ncbi request reprint Comparison of SPECT/CT, SPECT, and planar imaging with single- and dual-phase (99m)Tc-sestamibi parathyroid scintigraphy
    William C Lavely
    Russell H Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, Division of Nuclear Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Nucl Med 48:1084-9. 2007
    ..The purpose of our investigation was to compare hybrid SPECT/CT, SPECT, and planar imaging and to determine whether dual-phase imaging is advantageous for the 3 methodologies...
  52. ncbi request reprint The impact of surgical volume on racial disparity in thyroid and parathyroid surgery
    Salem I Noureldine
    Division of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 21:2733-9. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the association between surgeon volume and patient outcomes among different race ethnicities undergoing thyroid or parathyroid surgery...
  53. ncbi request reprint The role of the robotic-assisted transaxillary gasless approach for the removal of parathyroid adenomas
    Salem I Noureldine
    Division of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 76:19-24. 2014
    ..We sought to describe a robotic technique of transaxillary gasless parathyroidectomy for the management of primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) due to a parathyroid adenoma...
  54. doi request reprint Anatomical anomalies of the laryngeal branches of the vagus nerve in pigs (Sus scrofa)
    Peng Ding
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 98 N Broadway, Suite 409, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    Lab Anim 46:338-40. 2012
    ..There were some differences between the pig anatomy and human anatomy, but the patterns were largely similar. The similarities support the utility of this model, which is closer in size to humans than the standard rodent models...
  55. ncbi request reprint Detection of BRAF mutation on fine needle aspiration biopsy specimens: a new diagnostic tool for papillary thyroid cancer
    Mingzhao Xing
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:2867-72. 2004
    ..Thus, we have demonstrated the usefulness of BRAF mutation detection on FNAB specimens that can help diagnose and identify those PTC patients who may need more aggressive surgical treatment and vigilant clinical monitoring...
  56. ncbi request reprint Lower-extremity liposarcoma metastatic to the larynx: case report
    Scott F Daly
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA
    Ear Nose Throat J 85:185-6, 189. 2006
    ....
  57. doi request reprint Transoral robotic-assisted thyroidectomy: a preclinical feasibility study in 2 cadavers
    Jeremy D Richmon
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Head Neck 33:330-3. 2011
    ..Use of the robot was also recently published in a transaxillary approach to the thyroid. We hypothesized that the robot in combination with the previously described transoral technique would facilitate this novel surgical approach...
  58. ncbi request reprint Synovial sarcoma of the infratemporal fossa
    Victor Lai
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Virginia, Virginia, USA
    Am J Otolaryngol 28:444-7. 2007
    ..A case is reported in which synovial sarcoma (SS) is arising within the infratemporal fossa...
  59. ncbi request reprint Image-guided osteoplastic frontal sinusotomy
    William Innis
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Rhinol 19:430-4. 2005
    ..We describe our technique and experience with an infrared image-guidance system (The LandmarX Evolution; Medtronic Xomed, Jacksonville, FL) to create a precise OFS that maximizes exposure while minimizing morbidity...
  60. doi request reprint A comparative North American experience of robotic thyroidectomy in a thyroid cancer population
    Salem I Noureldine
    Division of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 398:1069-74. 2013
    ..This study seeks to explore the efficacy of robotic thyroidectomy in treating a North American population with differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) as compared with the conventional cervical approach...
  61. ncbi request reprint Suboccipital malignant solitary fibrous tumor: report of a case
    M Geraldine Zuñiga
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 601 N Caroline St, Baltimore, MD 21287 0910, USA
    Ear Nose Throat J 91:E25-7. 2012
    ..We report a case of a patient with a malignant SFT arising in the suboccipital soft tissues of the neck. We elucidate the diagnostic and therapeutic challenges in managing this tumor in this unusual location...
  62. ncbi request reprint Short hospital stay after neck dissection
    Patrick K Ha
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21287 0910, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 133:677-80. 2005
    ..At our institution, patients are often taught to manage their drains and discharged home. Therefore, we sought to characterize the subset of patients who will require only overnight hospital care after neck dissection...
  63. ncbi request reprint The utility of evaluating true vocal fold motion before thyroid surgery
    Tarik Y Farrag
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Baltimore, MD 21287 0910, USA
    Laryngoscope 116:235-8. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the utility of screening laryngoscopic examination in evaluating vocal fold (VF) mobility before thyroid surgery...