W H Westra

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative confirmation of parathyroid tissue during parathyroid exploration: a retrospective evaluation of the frozen section
    W H Westra
    Department of Pathology, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland 21287 6417, USA
    Am J Surg Pathol 22:538-44. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint The surgical pathology of salivary gland neoplasms
    W 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
  3. ncbi request reprint Human telomerase reverse transcriptase (hTERT) gene expression in thyroid neoplasms
    M Saji
    Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 5:1483-9. 1999
  4. pmc Randomized prospective evaluation of frozen-section analysis for follicular neoplasms of the thyroid
    R Udelsman
    Departments of Surgery and Pathology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ann Surg 233:716-22. 2001

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative confirmation of parathyroid tissue during parathyroid exploration: a retrospective evaluation of the frozen section
    W 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint The surgical pathology of salivary gland neoplasms
    W 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...
  3. ncbi request reprint Human telomerase reverse transcriptase (hTERT) gene expression in thyroid neoplasms
    M 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...
  4. pmc Randomized prospective evaluation of frozen-section analysis for follicular neoplasms of the thyroid
    R 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...