Melanie L Richards

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Affiliation: Mayo Clinic
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Reliability and usefulness of clinical encounter cards for a third-year surgical clerkship
    Melanie L Richards
    Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Surg Res 140:139-48. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint An optimal algorithm for intraoperative parathyroid hormone monitoring
    Melanie L Richards
    Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Arch Surg 146:280-5. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Setting the bar for laparoscopic resection of sporadic insulinoma
    Melanie L Richards
    Division of Gastroenterologic and General Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    World J Surg 35:785-9. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Familial syndromes associated with thyroid cancer in the era of personalized medicine
    Melanie L Richards
    Mayo Clinic, Department of Surgery, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Thyroid 20:707-13. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Reoperative parathyroidectomy in 228 patients during the era of minimal-access surgery and intraoperative parathyroid hormone monitoring
    Melanie L Richards
    Mayo Clinic, Department of Surgery, Rochester, MN, USA
    Am J Surg 196:937-42; discussion 942-3. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Thyroid cancer genetics: multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2, non-medullary familial thyroid cancer, and familial syndromes associated with thyroid cancer
    Melanie L Richards
    Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 18:39-52, viii. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Nondiagnostic thyroid fine-needle aspiration biopsies are no longer a dilemma
    Melanie L Richards
    Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Surg 196:398-402. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Risks and adequacy of an optimized surgical approach to the primary surgical management of papillary thyroid carcinoma treated during 1999-2006
    Clive S Grant
    Department of Gastrointestinal and General Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    World J Surg 34:1239-46. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Primary hyperparathyroidism and negative Tc99 sestamibi imaging: to operate or not?
    Benzon M Dy
    Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:2272-8. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Operative intervention for recurrent adrenocortical cancer
    Benzon M Dy
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Gastroenterologic and General Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
    Surgery 154:1292-9; discussion 1299. 2013

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  1. ncbi request reprint Reliability and usefulness of clinical encounter cards for a third-year surgical clerkship
    Melanie L Richards
    Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Surg Res 140:139-48. 2007
    ..Third-year medical students (MS3) were given clinical encounter cards (CECs) to stimulate feedback during their surgery clerkship. This study analyzes the feedback given on their clinical performance using CECs...
  2. ncbi request reprint An optimal algorithm for intraoperative parathyroid hormone monitoring
    Melanie L Richards
    Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Arch Surg 146:280-5. 2011
    ..A minimally invasive approach to primary hyperparathyroidism is equivalent to bilateral exploration when intraoperative parathyroid hormone (IOPTH) monitoring is used. The optimal strategy for the monitoring has been debated...
  3. doi request reprint Setting the bar for laparoscopic resection of sporadic insulinoma
    Melanie L Richards
    Division of Gastroenterologic and General Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    World J Surg 35:785-9. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify the skills and technology needed for LIR and establish outcome standards...
  4. doi request reprint Familial syndromes associated with thyroid cancer in the era of personalized medicine
    Melanie L Richards
    Mayo Clinic, Department of Surgery, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Thyroid 20:707-13. 2010
    ..This review discusses the contemporary management of the patients with familial-syndrome-associated thyroid cancer based on their individual risks for developing thyroid cancer...
  5. doi request reprint Reoperative parathyroidectomy in 228 patients during the era of minimal-access surgery and intraoperative parathyroid hormone monitoring
    Melanie L Richards
    Mayo Clinic, Department of Surgery, Rochester, MN, USA
    Am J Surg 196:937-42; discussion 942-3. 2008
    ..This study evaluated R-PTX during the era of minimal-access PTX with intraoperative parathyroid hormone (IOPTH) monitoring...
  6. doi request reprint Thyroid cancer genetics: multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2, non-medullary familial thyroid cancer, and familial syndromes associated with thyroid cancer
    Melanie L Richards
    Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 18:39-52, viii. 2009
    ..Thyroid cancer also is associated with a number of familial syndromes. This article focuses on the genetics and management of familial thyroid cancers and the syndromes associated with thyroid cancer...
  7. ncbi request reprint Nondiagnostic thyroid fine-needle aspiration biopsies are no longer a dilemma
    Melanie L Richards
    Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First St SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Surg 196:398-402. 2008
    ..The aims of this study were as follows: (1) to determine the risk of malignancy in ND-FNABs, and (2) to evaluate factors that may identify patients at risk for a ND-FNAB...
  8. ncbi request reprint Risks and adequacy of an optimized surgical approach to the primary surgical management of papillary thyroid carcinoma treated during 1999-2006
    Clive S Grant
    Department of Gastrointestinal and General Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    World J Surg 34:1239-46. 2010
    ..We examined the safety and efficacy of an optimized surgical approach including preoperative ultrasonography (US), bilateral thyroidectomy, routine compartment VI dissection, and lateral neck dissection for LNM...
  9. doi request reprint Primary hyperparathyroidism and negative Tc99 sestamibi imaging: to operate or not?
    Benzon M Dy
    Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:2272-8. 2012
    ..However, patients with negative imaging may not be referred for surgery or the surgeon may be reluctant to operate. We compare outcomes in patients with negative imaging to those with localization...
  10. doi request reprint Operative intervention for recurrent adrenocortical cancer
    Benzon M Dy
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Gastroenterologic and General Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
    Surgery 154:1292-9; discussion 1299. 2013
    ..Adrenocortical cancer (ACC) recurs despite apparent complete resection. We examined the survival and palliative benefit of resection for recurrent ACC...
  11. doi request reprint Thyroid cancer detection with dual-isotope parathyroid scintigraphy in primary hyperparathyroidism
    Edwin O Onkendi
    Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:1446-52. 2012
    ..Our aim was to determine whether dual-isotope parathyroid scintigraphy is useful in identifying thyroid cancer...
  12. doi request reprint Adrenalectomy improves outcomes of selected patients with metastatic carcinoma
    Bianca J Vazquez
    Division of Gastroenterologic and General Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    World J Surg 36:1400-5. 2012
    ..Mayo Clinic institutional outcomes in patients with metastatic disease to the adrenal(s) treated by adrenalectomy were compared to stage-matched historical controls from the Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) database...
  13. ncbi request reprint Reliability of benign fine needle aspiration cytology of large thyroid nodules
    John R Porterfield
    Division of Gastroenterologic and General Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, Minn, USA
    Surgery 144:963-8; discussion 968-9. 2008
    ..Our aim was to determine the false negative rate of FNA cytology on thyroid nodules >/=3 cm interpreted as benign at our institution...
  14. doi request reprint The value of positron emission tomography in the surgical management of recurrent papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Clive S Grant
    Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 1st Street SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    World J Surg 32:708-15. 2008
    ..Our aim was to determine the comparative value of F18-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (PET) to US for localization of locoregional recurrence in patients who underwent reoperation for recurrent PTC...
  15. doi request reprint Primary aldosteronism: results of adrenalectomy for nonsingle adenoma
    Amy R Quillo
    Department of Surgery, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 213:106-12; discussion 112-3. 2011
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  16. pmc Outcomes and quality of life after partial pancreatectomy for noninsulinoma pancreatogenous hypoglycemia from diffuse islet cell disease
    Kimberly A Vanderveen
    Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA
    Surgery 148:1237-45; discussion 1245-6. 2010
    ..The study goal was to assess frequency and severity of recurrent symptoms in operated patients...
  17. ncbi request reprint Biopsy of pheochromocytomas and paragangliomas: potential for disaster
    Kimberly A Vanderveen
    Department of Surgery, Mayo Medical School, Rochester, MN, USA
    Surgery 146:1158-66. 2009
    ..Percutaneous biopsy has been associated with life-threatening hemorrhage, hypertensive crisis, capsular disruption with tumor implantation, and death. We sought to determine the outcomes of biopsy in 20 consecutive patients...
  18. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative parathyroid hormone assay: an accurate predictor of symptomatic hypocalcemia following thyroidectomy
    Melanie L Richards
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 78284, USA
    Arch Surg 138:632-5; discussion 635-6. 2003
    ..Intraoperative parathyroid hormone (IOPTH) assay is useful for predicting symptomatic hypocalcemia following total thyroidectomy...
  19. doi request reprint Need for a revised staging consensus in medullary thyroid carcinoma
    Sarah Y Boostrom
    Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Arch Surg 144:663-9. 2009
    ..Assessing prognosis for medullary thyroid cancer remains challenging and inexact. We hypothesize that the 1997 TNM staging criteria, especially for stage IV, are more accurate than the current 2002 staging system...
  20. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic cholecystectomy for elderly patients: gold standard for golden years?
    Juliane Bingener
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 78229, USA
    Arch Surg 138:531-5; discussion 535-6. 2003
    ..Although recent studies have questioned the technique's efficacy in elderly patients (>65 years), we hypothesize that LC is safe and efficacious in that patient group...
  21. ncbi request reprint Bilateral laparoscopic adrenalectomy for corticotrophin-dependent Cushing's syndrome: a review of the Mayo Clinic experience
    John T Chow
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 68:513-9. 2008
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  22. ncbi request reprint Current applications of the intraoperative parathyroid hormone assay in parathyroid surgery
    Melanie L Richards
    Mayo Clinic, Department of Surgery, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am Surg 73:311-7. 2007
    ..The purpose of this review is to provide the surgeon with the practical points and pitfalls of the use of intraoperative parathyroid hormone in the treatment of parathyroid disease...
  23. doi request reprint Reoperative experience with papillary thyroid cancer
    Edwin O Onkendi
    Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    World J Surg 38:645-52. 2014
    ..Our goals included quantifying successful reoperation, and analyzing surgical complications and reasons for relapse...
  24. doi request reprint Changes in bone mineral density after surgical intervention for primary hyperparathyroidism
    Benzon M Dy
    Department of Gastroenterologic and General Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Surgery 152:1051-8. 2012
    ..We sought to determine bone mineral density improvement after successful surgery and associated factors...
  25. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome in 215 children and adolescents with papillary thyroid cancer treated during 1940 through 2008
    Ian D Hay
    Division of Endocrinology and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    World J Surg 34:1192-202. 2010
    ..Controversy exists regarding the aggressiveness of initial therapy in childhood papillary thyroid cancer (PTC). Few studies with long-term outcome exist and second primary malignancies have rarely been analyzed...
  26. ncbi request reprint Adrenal venous sampling for catecholamines: a normal value study
    E Marie Freel
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic Rochester, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:1328-32. 2010
    ..We sought to address these concerns by analyzing AVS catecholamine concentrations from patients who did not have pheochromocytoma...
  27. ncbi request reprint Reasons for conversion from laparoscopic to open cholecystectomy: a 10-year review
    Juliane Bingener-Casey
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 6:800-5. 2002
    ..Although unclear anatomy secondary to inflammation remains the most common reason for conversion, the impact of acute cholecystitis on the operative outcome has decreased with time...
  28. ncbi request reprint Rectal bleeding in a woman with a thyroid mass
    Melanie L Richards
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas 78284 7842, USA
    Curr Surg 60:428-30. 2003
  29. doi request reprint Enhanced survival in locoregionally confined anaplastic thyroid carcinoma: a single-institution experience using aggressive multimodal therapy
    Robert L Foote
    Endocrine Malignancies Disease Oriented Group, Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Thyroid 21:25-30. 2011
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  30. doi request reprint Imaging of the thyroid and parathyroid glands
    Bianca J Vazquez
    Division Gastroenterologic and General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 91:15-32. 2011
    ..Localizing imaging studies allow for surgical planning with minimal risk and morbidity to the patient. CT scan and MRI play an adjunctive role in the further characterization of neck pathology...
  31. ncbi request reprint Does the correlation of acute cholecystitis on ultrasound and at surgery reflect a mirror image?
    Juliane Bingener
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Mail Code 7842, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Am J Surg 188:703-7. 2004
    ..It remains unclear if sonography accurately describes the severity of gallstone disease...
  32. ncbi request reprint The clinical conundrum of corticotropin-independent autonomous cortisol secretion in patients with bilateral adrenal masses
    William F Young
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic Rochester, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    World J Surg 32:856-62. 2008
    ..We report our experience with adrenal venous sampling (AVS) in the evaluation of 10 patients with bilateral masses who had ACTH-independent CS or subclinical CS...
  33. doi request reprint Malignant adrenal neoplasm masquerading as worrisome adrenal hemorrhage
    Luis A Benavente-Chenhalls
    Division of Gastroenterologic and General Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:2710-3. 2010
    ..Adrenal hemorrhage (AH) associated with adrenal neoplasm is rare. This study assesses the clinical and pathological impact of AH in the setting of malignant adrenal neoplasm to establish management strategies...
  34. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of adrenal imaging and adrenal venous sampling in predicting surgical cure of primary aldosteronism
    Vivien Lim
    Divisions of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, and Internal Medicine V L, W F Y and the Division of Gastroenterologic and General Surgery C S G, G B T, D R F, M L R, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905 and the Division of Endocrinology Q G, Chinese PLA General Hospital, Beijing, People s Republic of China 100853
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 99:2712-9. 2014
    ..Adrenal venous sampling (AVS), the criterion standard localization procedure, is not readily available at many centers throughout the world...
  35. ncbi request reprint Parathyroidectomy in secondary hyperparathyroidism: Is there an optimal operative management?
    Melanie L Richards
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Surgery 139:174-80. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether there were any clinical outcome differences between these apparently comparable operations...
  36. ncbi request reprint An encounter card system for increasing feedback to students
    Judy L Paukert
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr, Mail Code 7737, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    Am J Surg 183:300-4. 2002
    ..Student satisfaction with the feedback process is essential for motivating students to improve their performance...
  37. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based management of toxic multinodular goiter (Plummer's Disease)
    John R Porterfield
    Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    World J Surg 32:1278-84. 2008
    ..Toxic multinodular goiter (Plummer's disease) has posed challenges to surgeons, endocrinologists, and radiation oncologists since its description in 1913. A literature review with evidenced-based methodology has not yet been reported...
  38. ncbi request reprint Total thyroidectomy is the preferred treatment for patients with Graves' disease and a thyroid nodule
    Sarah Boostrom
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 136:278-81. 2007
    ..To identify the indications and outcomes of total thyroidectomy for Graves' disease in a North American cohort...
  39. ncbi request reprint Regression of type II gastric carcinoids in multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 patients with Zollinger-Ellison syndrome after surgical excision of all gastrinomas
    Melanie L Richards
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, Texas 78284, USA
    World J Surg 28:652-8. 2004
    ..Therefore both genetic defects and hypergastrinemia are causative agents. Normalization of serum gastrin levels is critical for the prevention of aggressive forms of ECL tumors...
  40. pmc Laparoscopic resection of an undifferentiated pleomorphic splenic sarcoma
    Asra Hashmi
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi, Pakistan
    JSLS 14:426-30. 2010
    ..Splenic tumors are rare. Malignant fibrous histiocytoma (MFH) of the spleen is one of the least common primary splenic tumors. Review of the literature shows that a laparoscopic resection has never been tried...
  41. doi request reprint Effects of propofol on intraoperative parathyroid hormone monitoring in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism undergoing parathyroidectomy: a randomized control trial
    Jonathon E Kivela
    Department of Anesthesiology, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street, SW, Rochester, MN 55901, USA
    Can J Anaesth 58:525-31. 2011
    ..The primary purpose of this study is to determine the effects of propofol on PTH concentrations in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism and to determine its effect on PTH assays...
  42. ncbi request reprint Is thyroid frozen section too much for too little?
    Melanie L Richards
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio 78229 3900, USA
    Am J Surg 184:510-4; discussion 514. 2002
    ..The role of frozen section (FS) in thyroid disease is controversial. The goal of this study was to identify a cohort of patients who may or may not benefit from FS...
  43. ncbi request reprint Development of a multidisciplinary, multicampus subspecialty practice in endocrine cancers
    Keith C Bible
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Manag Care 18:e162-7. 2012
    ..We therefore sought to build interest in endocrine cancers, improve physician experience, and develop innovative approaches to treating patients with these neoplasms...
  44. ncbi request reprint Early prediction of hypocalcemia after thyroidectomy using parathyroid hormone: an analysis of pooled individual patient data from nine observational studies
    J Pieter Noordzij
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Boston University Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 205:748-54. 2007
    ..Monitoring for hypocalcemia after thyroidectomy, using only symptoms and serum calcium levels, can delay the discharge of patients who will remain normocalcemic and can delay the treatment of hypocalcemic patients...