W H Westra
Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
- Intraoperative confirmation of parathyroid tissue during parathyroid exploration: a retrospective evaluation of the frozen sectionW H Westra
Department of Pathology, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 6417, USA
Am J Surg Pathol 22:538-44. 1998..In exceptional cases, however, the distinction between parathyroid and thyroid tissue may not be possible owing to a striking overlap seen at the clinical, gross, and microscopic levels...
- The surgical pathology of salivary gland neoplasmsW H Westra
Departments of Pathology and Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 6417, USA
Otolaryngol Clin North Am 32:919-43. 1999..This review emphasizes those morphologic patterns and cellular features that are most helpful in accurately classifying the primary epithelial neoplasms most commonly encountered in the major and minor salivary glands...
- Human telomerase reverse transcriptase (hTERT) gene expression in thyroid neoplasmsM Saji
Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
Clin Cancer Res 5:1483-9. 1999..These results suggest that hTERT expression may be more accurate than telomerase activity in distinguishing benign from malignant and may be measured in FNA samples from suspicious thyroid lesions...
- Randomized prospective evaluation of frozen-section analysis for follicular neoplasms of the thyroidR Udelsman
Departments of Surgery and Pathology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Ann Surg 233:716-22. 2001..To evaluate the clinical utility of frozen section in patients with follicular neoplasms of the thyroid in a randomized prospective trial...