Tracy S Wang

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Affiliation: Medical College of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint A meta-analysis of the effect of prophylactic central compartment neck dissection on locoregional recurrence rates in patients with papillary thyroid cancer
    Tracy S Wang
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:3477-83. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Effect of prophylactic central compartment neck dissection on serum thyroglobulin and recommendations for adjuvant radioactive iodine in patients with differentiated thyroid cancer
    Tracy S Wang
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:4217-22. 2012
  3. doi request reprint A cost-effectiveness analysis of adrenalectomy for nonfunctional adrenal incidentalomas: is there a size threshold for resection?
    Tracy S Wang
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Surgery 152:1125-32. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Would scan, but which scan? A cost-utility analysis to optimize preoperative imaging for primary hyperparathyroidism
    Tracy S Wang
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Surgery 150:1286-94. 2011
  5. doi request reprint To stimulate or withdraw? A cost-utility analysis of recombinant human thyrotropin versus thyroxine withdrawal for radioiodine ablation in patients with low-risk differentiated thyroid cancer in the United States
    Tracy S Wang
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:1672-80. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Differentiated thyroid cancer: an update
    Tracy S Wang
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    Curr Opin Oncol 23:7-12. 2011
  7. doi request reprint The management of thyroid nodules in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism
    Tracy S Wang
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    J Surg Res 154:317-23. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Predictors of outcomes following pediatric thyroid and parathyroid surgery
    Tracy S Wang
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    Curr Opin Oncol 21:23-8. 2009
  9. doi request reprint The value of postoperative parathyroid hormone levels in predicting the need for long-term vitamin D supplementation after total thyroidectomy
    Tracy S Wang
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:777-81. 2011
  10. doi request reprint To supplement or not to supplement: a cost-utility analysis of calcium and vitamin D repletion in patients after thyroidectomy
    Tracy S Wang
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:1293-9. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint A meta-analysis of the effect of prophylactic central compartment neck dissection on locoregional recurrence rates in patients with papillary thyroid cancer
    Tracy S Wang
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:3477-83. 2013
    ..It is not known whether prophylactic central compartment neck dissection (pCCND) in conjunction with total thyroidectomy decreases rates of locoregional recurrence in patients with papillary thyroid cancer (PTC)...
  2. doi request reprint Effect of prophylactic central compartment neck dissection on serum thyroglobulin and recommendations for adjuvant radioactive iodine in patients with differentiated thyroid cancer
    Tracy S Wang
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:4217-22. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of prophylactic central compartment neck dissection (CCND) on serum thyroglobulin (Tg) levels and recommendations for adjuvant radioactive iodine (RAI)...
  3. doi request reprint A cost-effectiveness analysis of adrenalectomy for nonfunctional adrenal incidentalomas: is there a size threshold for resection?
    Tracy S Wang
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Surgery 152:1125-32. 2012
    ..This study evaluates the cost-effectiveness of this approach...
  4. doi request reprint Would scan, but which scan? A cost-utility analysis to optimize preoperative imaging for primary hyperparathyroidism
    Tracy S Wang
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Surgery 150:1286-94. 2011
    ..This study examines the cost-utility of sestamibi in combination with single photon emission computed tomography (sestamibi-SPECT); ultrasound; and 4-dimensional computed tomography (4D-CT)...
  5. doi request reprint To stimulate or withdraw? A cost-utility analysis of recombinant human thyrotropin versus thyroxine withdrawal for radioiodine ablation in patients with low-risk differentiated thyroid cancer in the United States
    Tracy S Wang
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:1672-80. 2010
    ..European studies have shown that use of rhTSH vs. thyroid hormone withdrawal is a cost-effective method for preparing patients for ablation...
  6. doi request reprint Differentiated thyroid cancer: an update
    Tracy S Wang
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    Curr Opin Oncol 23:7-12. 2011
    ....
  7. doi request reprint The management of thyroid nodules in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism
    Tracy S Wang
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    J Surg Res 154:317-23. 2009
    ..With the increasing use of minimally invasive parathyroidectomy (MIP), there is no standard approach for the management of incidental thyroid nodules in pHPT patients...
  8. doi request reprint Predictors of outcomes following pediatric thyroid and parathyroid surgery
    Tracy S Wang
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    Curr Opin Oncol 21:23-8. 2009
    ..Recent studies have demonstrated racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in adults undergoing thyroidectomy and parathyroidectomy. To date, few studies have examined outcomes in children undergoing cervical endocrine surgery...
  9. doi request reprint The value of postoperative parathyroid hormone levels in predicting the need for long-term vitamin D supplementation after total thyroidectomy
    Tracy S Wang
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:777-81. 2011
    ..This study examines the role of postoperative day (POD) 1 serum calcium and parathyroid hormone (PTH) levels in predicting the need for long-term vitamin D supplementation after total thyroidectomy...
  10. doi request reprint To supplement or not to supplement: a cost-utility analysis of calcium and vitamin D repletion in patients after thyroidectomy
    Tracy S Wang
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:1293-9. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the incremental cost utility of routine versus selective calcium and vitamin D supplementation after total or completion thyroidectomy...
  11. doi request reprint Postoperative calcium supplementation in patients undergoing thyroidectomy
    Tracy S Wang
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    Curr Opin Oncol 24:22-8. 2012
    ..This review examines recent literature on predictive factors for hypocalcemia, measurement of serum calcium and parathyroid hormone (PTH) levels, and algorithms for supplementation with calcium and/or vitamin D...
  12. doi request reprint Endocrine surgery
    Tracy S Wang
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Am J Surg 202:369-71. 2011
    ..Studies showing the relationship between hospital/surgeon volume and patient outcomes highlight the importance of advanced postgraduate training in this field...
  13. doi request reprint Reoperative parathyroidectomy: an algorithm for imaging and monitoring of intraoperative parathyroid hormone levels that results in a successful focused approach
    Tina W F Yen
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Surgery 144:611-9; discussion 619-21. 2008
    ..We sought to develop a protocol for imaging and IOPTH monitoring that allows for a focused, successful operative approach...
  14. doi request reprint Primary hyperparathyroidism with a history of head and neck irradiation: the consequences of associated thyroid tumors
    Stuart D Wilson
    Department of Surgery, Froedtert Hospital, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Surgery 150:869-77. 2011
    ..The study objective was to investigate thyroid pathology in primary HPT patients with irradiation history presenting for parathyroidectomy...
  15. doi request reprint Pediatric endocrine surgery: who is operating on our children?
    Charles T Tuggle
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn, USA
    Surgery 144:869-77; discussion 877. 2008
    ..High surgeon volume is associated with improved outcomes in adult endocrine surgery. This is the first population-based outcomes study for thyroidectomy/parathyroidectomy in children...
  16. doi request reprint Cost analysis of thyroid lobectomy and intraoperative frozen section versus total thyroidectomy in patients with a cytologic diagnosis of "suspicious for papillary thyroid cancer"
    Andrew J Leiker
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
    Surgery 154:1307-13; discussion 1313-4. 2013
    ..This study examines the incremental cost-utility of thyroid lobectomy with intraoperative frozen section (thyroid lobectomy) versus total thyroidectomy...
  17. doi request reprint Medullary thyroid carcinoma without marked elevation of calcitonin: a diagnostic and surveillance dilemma
    Tracy S Wang
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Thyroid 18:889-94. 2008
    ..He remains disease-free 12 months after surgery. We review the literature on calcitonin-negative MTC and discuss methods of postoperative surveillance in this subset of patients...
  18. doi request reprint Predicting the need for calcium and calcitriol supplementation after total thyroidectomy: results of a prospective, randomized study
    Ashley K Cayo
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Surgery 152:1059-67. 2012
    ..We sought to identify and treat patients at risk for symptomatic hypocalcemia on the basis of a single parathyroid hormone (PTH) obtained the morning after surgery (POD1)...
  19. doi request reprint Calcitonin measurement in the evaluation of thyroid nodules in the United States: a cost-effectiveness and decision analysis
    Kevin Cheung
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:2173-80. 2008
    ..Calcitonin screening for MTC has not been recommended in recent U.S. practice guidelines...
  20. doi request reprint A population-based study of outcomes from thyroidectomy in aging Americans: at what cost?
    Julie Ann Sosa
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 206:1097-105. 2008
    ..We wanted to evaluate clinical and economic outcomes after thyroidectomy in patients 65 years of age and older, with special analyses of those aged 80 years and older, in the US...
  21. doi request reprint Is previous same quadrant surgery a contraindication to laparoscopic adrenalectomy?
    Haggi Mazeh
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53226, USA
    Surgery 152:1211-7. 2012
    ..Previous abdominal surgery may present a challenge to safely completing laparoscopic adrenalectomy. We evaluated the impact of previous ipsilateral upper abdominal surgery on laparoscopic adrenalectomy outcomes...
  22. doi request reprint Clinical and economic outcomes of thyroid and parathyroid surgery in children
    Julie Ann Sosa
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:3058-65. 2008
    ..Clinical and economic outcomes after thyroidectomy/parathyroidectomy in adults have demonstrated disparities based on patient age and race/ethnicity; there is a paucity of literature on pediatric endocrine outcomes...
  23. doi request reprint The influence of surgery in MEN-1 syndrome: observations over 150 years
    Stuart D Wilson
    Endocrine Surgery Study Group, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin and Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Surgery 144:695-701; discussion 701-2. 2008
    ..This report utilizes a novel approach to evaluate the influence of evolving operative interventions for patients with MEN-1 syndrome...
  24. doi request reprint The utility of routine preoperative cervical ultrasonography in patients undergoing thyroidectomy for differentiated thyroid cancer
    Kathleen O'Connell
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI
    Surgery 154:697-701; discussion 701-3. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the influence of preoperative US findings on the initial operative management of patients with DTC...
  25. doi request reprint Focused parathyroidectomy with intraoperative parathyroid hormone monitoring in patients with lithium-associated primary hyperparathyroidism
    Thomas J Wade
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Surgery 153:718-22. 2013
    ..Recent studies suggest that some patients may have single gland disease and be eligible for minimally invasive parathyroidectomy...
  26. doi request reprint Persistent elevation in serum parathyroid hormone levels in normocalcemic patients after parathyroidectomy: does it matter?
    Carrie B Carsello
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Surgery 152:575-81; discussion 581-3. 2012
    ..This study sought to determine whether these patients, when compared with those with normal PTH levels, differ in preoperative and pathologic factors and are at increased risk of recurrent pHPT...
  27. doi request reprint Nonlocalizing imaging studies for hyperparathyroidism: where to explore first?
    Amanda L Amin
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 213:793-9. 2011
    ..If imaging studies are nonlocalizing, it is not known if exploration should begin on a particular side or gland location...
  28. doi request reprint Surgical management of normocalcemic primary hyperparathyroidism
    Thomas J Wade
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 W Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53202, USA
    World J Surg 36:761-6. 2012
    ..This study investigated the characteristics, workup, and surgical management of patients with normocalcemic pHPT...
  29. ncbi request reprint The maturation of a specialty: Workforce projections for endocrine surgery
    Julie Ann Sosa
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, Yale New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn, USA
    Surgery 142:876-83. 2007
    ..Fellowship programs will lead to more specialty-trained endocrine surgeons. We make projections for the supply of endocrine surgeons and demand for endocrine procedures over the next 15 years...
  30. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in clinical and economic outcomes from thyroidectomy
    Julie Ann Sosa
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Ann Surg 246:1083-91. 2007
    ..Thyroid disease is common, and thyroidectomy is a mainstay of treatment for many benign and malignant thyroid conditions. Overall, thyroidectomy is associated with favorable outcomes, particularly if experienced surgeons perform it...
  31. doi request reprint Primary leiomyosarcoma of the thyroid gland
    Tracy S Wang
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8062, USA
    Thyroid 18:425-8. 2008
    ..We review the literature on leiomyosarcoma of the thyroid, including the differential diagnoses, pathology, and alternative treatment strategies, including surgery and adjuvant therapy...
  32. doi request reprint ATA practice guidelines for the treatment of differentiated thyroid cancer: were they followed in the United States?
    Olatokunbo M Famakinwa
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Am J Surg 199:189-98. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to benchmark national practice patterns against American Thyroid Association guidelines for thyroidectomy, lymphadenectomy, and radioactive iodine (RAI) for differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC)...
  33. doi request reprint Factors that influence parathyroid hormone half-life: determining if new intraoperative criteria are needed
    Andrew J Leiker
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    JAMA Surg 148:602-6. 2013
    ..This study demonstrates that individual patient characteristics do not affect existing criteria for intraoperative parathyroid hormone monitoring...
  34. doi request reprint Normal PTH levels in primary hyperparathyroidism: still the same disease?
    Amanda L Amin
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:3437-42. 2011
    ..This study investigates symptoms, laboratory values, imaging, and outcomes of sporadic pHPT patients with normal PTH values...
  35. doi request reprint Operative failures after parathyroidectomy for hyperparathyroidism: the influence of surgical volume
    Herbert Chen
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Ann Surg 252:691-5. 2010
    ..To determine whether surgical volume influences the cause of operative failures after parathyroidectomy for hyperparathyroidism...
  36. doi request reprint Evolution of the surgeon-volume, patient-outcome relationship
    Leon D Boudourakis
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Ann Surg 250:159-65. 2009
    ..This finding has prompted recommendations for increasing specialization and referrals to high-volume surgeons, yet their implementation in clinical practice has not been measured...
  37. ncbi request reprint Persistently elevated parathyroid hormone levels after parathyroid surgery
    Tracy S Wang
    Section of Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New Hyde Park, NY, USA
    Surgery 138:1130-5; discussion 1135-6. 2005
    ..Explanations have included hypocalcemia owing to vitamin D deficiency or bone remineralization, and persistent hyperparathyroidism...
  38. ncbi request reprint Contemporary imaging for thyroid cancer
    Tracy S Wang
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, Yale New Haven Hospital, 333 Cedar Street FMB 102, Box 208062, New Haven, CT 06520 8062, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 16:431-45. 2007
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  39. ncbi request reprint Incidence of metastatic well-differentiated thyroid cancer in cervical lymph nodes
    Tracy S Wang
    Section of Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Surgery, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, The Long Island Campus of the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New Hyde Park, NY, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 130:110-3. 2004
    ..To determine the incidence of clinically positive lateral cervical nodes at presentation and after initial treatment in patients with well-differentiated thyroid cancer...
  40. pmc Leiomyosarcoma of the adrenal vein: a novel approach to surgical resection
    Tracy S Wang
    Department of Surgery, Section of Endocrine Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    World J Surg Oncol 5:109. 2007
    ..Leiomyosarcomas arising from the adrenal vein are rare malignancies associated with delayed diagnosis and poor prognosis. The most common vascular site of origin is the inferior vena cava...
  41. doi request reprint Subtotal parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism
    Tina W F Yen
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    Endocr Pract 17:7-12. 2011
    ....