Elizabeth G Grubbs

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Affiliation: The University of Texas
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes of surgical treatment for hereditary pheochromocytoma
    Elizabeth G Grubbs
    Department of Surgical Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030 4008, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 216:280-9. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Do the recent American Thyroid Association (ATA) Guidelines accurately guide the timing of prophylactic thyroidectomy in MEN2A?
    Elizabeth G Grubbs
    Department of Surgical Oncology, University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Surgery 148:1302-9; discussion 1309-10. 2010
  3. pmc Ultrasonography should not guide the timing of thyroidectomy in pediatric patients diagnosed with multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome 2A through genetic screening
    Lilah F Morris
    Section of Surgical Endocrinology, Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:53-9. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Posterior retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy is a safe and effective alternative to transabdominal laparoscopic adrenalectomy for pheochromocytoma
    Paxton V Dickson
    Department of Surgical Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Surgery 150:452-8. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Robotic-assisted retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy: making a good procedure even better
    Paxton V Dickson
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Am Surg 79:84-9. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Long-term follow-up data may help manage patient and parent expectations for pediatric patients undergoing thyroidectomy
    Lilah F Morris
    Section of Surgical Endocrinology, Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230 1402, USA
    Surgery 152:1165-71. 2012
  7. pmc A retrospective cohort analysis of the efficacy of adjuvant radiotherapy after primary surgical resection in patients with adrenocortical carcinoma
    Mouhammed Amir Habra
    Department of Endocrine Neoplasia and Hormonal Disorders, Unit 1461, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:192-7. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Greater than age-predicted functional deficits in older patients with primary hyperparathyroidism
    G Stephen Morris
    Department of Rehabilitation Services, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Endocr Pract 18:450-5. 2012
  9. pmc Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2B with a RET proto-oncogene A883F mutation displays a more indolent form of medullary thyroid carcinoma compared with a RET M918T mutation
    Sina Jasim
    Department of Endocrine Neoplasia and Hormonal Disorders, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Thyroid 21:189-92. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Posterior retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy: a contemporary American experience
    Paxton V Dickson
    Department of Surgical Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 212:659-65; discussion 665-7. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes of surgical treatment for hereditary pheochromocytoma
    Elizabeth G Grubbs
    Department of Surgical Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030 4008, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 216:280-9. 2013
    ..An intact and viable cortical remnant after bilateral pheochromocytoma resection can eliminate the necessity for steroid dependency, but can increase the risk of pheochromocytoma recurrence...
  2. doi request reprint Do the recent American Thyroid Association (ATA) Guidelines accurately guide the timing of prophylactic thyroidectomy in MEN2A?
    Elizabeth G Grubbs
    Department of Surgical Oncology, University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Surgery 148:1302-9; discussion 1309-10. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to assess whether the clinical guidelines outlined in the ATA recommendations added to the specific mutation risk level could predict the presence of MTC on final pathology...
  3. pmc Ultrasonography should not guide the timing of thyroidectomy in pediatric patients diagnosed with multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome 2A through genetic screening
    Lilah F Morris
    Section of Surgical Endocrinology, Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:53-9. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that normal US would not exclude a final pathology diagnosis of medullary thyroid cancer (MTC)...
  4. doi request reprint Posterior retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy is a safe and effective alternative to transabdominal laparoscopic adrenalectomy for pheochromocytoma
    Paxton V Dickson
    Department of Surgical Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Surgery 150:452-8. 2011
    ..Posterior retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy (PRA) is an alternative minimally invasive technique; however, there is a lack of data regarding the appropriateness of this approach in patients with PHEO...
  5. ncbi request reprint Robotic-assisted retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy: making a good procedure even better
    Paxton V Dickson
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Am Surg 79:84-9. 2013
    ..We believe these features may optimize the ability to maintain a vascularized remnant during minimally invasive cortical-sparing adrenalectomy...
  6. doi request reprint Long-term follow-up data may help manage patient and parent expectations for pediatric patients undergoing thyroidectomy
    Lilah F Morris
    Section of Surgical Endocrinology, Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230 1402, USA
    Surgery 152:1165-71. 2012
    ..We investigated the incidence and impact of postoperative complications in children who underwent total thyroidectomy (TTx)...
  7. pmc A retrospective cohort analysis of the efficacy of adjuvant radiotherapy after primary surgical resection in patients with adrenocortical carcinoma
    Mouhammed Amir Habra
    Department of Endocrine Neoplasia and Hormonal Disorders, Unit 1461, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:192-7. 2013
    ..Adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC) is a rare malignancy with high recurrence and mortality rates. The role of adjuvant radiation therapy (RT) to improve outcome remains unclear...
  8. doi request reprint Greater than age-predicted functional deficits in older patients with primary hyperparathyroidism
    G Stephen Morris
    Department of Rehabilitation Services, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Endocr Pract 18:450-5. 2012
    ..To compare the functional capacity of "asymptomatic" patients with primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) with normative values of healthy age-matched subjects...
  9. pmc Multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2B with a RET proto-oncogene A883F mutation displays a more indolent form of medullary thyroid carcinoma compared with a RET M918T mutation
    Sina Jasim
    Department of Endocrine Neoplasia and Hormonal Disorders, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Thyroid 21:189-92. 2011
    ..Further characterization of the clinical behavior of RET-A883F mutation is warranted. We present the clinical data for a family with MEN-2B associated with RET-A883F mutation...
  10. doi request reprint Posterior retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy: a contemporary American experience
    Paxton V Dickson
    Department of Surgical Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 212:659-65; discussion 665-7. 2011
    ..The operation requires that surgeons learn a new approach with few similarities to anterior adrenalectomy. This study reports a large series of PRAs incorporated into surgical care using a team-model approach...
  11. doi request reprint Predictable criteria for selective, rather than routine, calcium supplementation following thyroidectomy
    Christine S Landry
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Section of Surgical Endocrinology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Surg 147:338-44. 2012
    ..To identify patients at risk for symptomatic hypocalcemia and to make recommendations for safe, selective calcium supplementation...
  12. ncbi request reprint Posterior retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy
    Glenda G Callender
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Unit 444, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Adv Surg 43:147-57. 2009
    ..In experienced hands, PRA is safe and is an ideal option for patients who are candidates for minimally invasive adrenalectomy...
  13. doi request reprint Routine pre-operative ultrasonography for papillary thyroid cancer: effects on cervical recurrence
    Christy L Marshall
    Department of Surgical Oncology, University of Texas, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Surgery 146:1063-72. 2009
    ..We report the follow-up of patients with PTC in whom pre-operative US was used to accurately stage the extent of neck disease...
  14. doi request reprint Reoperative parathyroidectomy: location of missed glands based on a contemporary nomenclature system
    Eric J Silberfein
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, 77030, USA
    Arch Surg 145:1065-8. 2010
    ..To evaluate and categorize the locations of missed parathyroid glands found during reoperative parathyroidectomy and to determine any factors associated with these locations...
  15. doi request reprint Robot assisted transaxillary surgery (RATS) for the removal of thyroid and parathyroid glands
    Christine S Landry
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Section of Surgical Endocrinology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Surgery 149:549-55. 2011
    ..This anatomically directed technique, popularized by Chung, eliminates a visible scar and affords excellent high definition optics of the cervical anatomy. We report an initial series of single access RATS in the U.S...
  16. doi request reprint Parathyroidectomy improves functional capacity in "asymptomatic" older patients with primary hyperparathyroidism: a randomized control trial
    G Stephen Morris
    Department of Rehabilitation Services, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ann Surg 251:832-7. 2010
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  17. doi request reprint Cystic lymph nodes in the lateral neck as indicators of metastatic papillary thyroid cancer
    Christine S Landry
    Department of Surgical Oncology, Section of Surgical Endocrinology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, TX, USA
    Endocr Pract 17:240-4. 2011
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  18. doi request reprint Pre-operative ultrasound identification of thyroiditis helps predict the need for thyroid hormone replacement after thyroid lobectomy
    Lilah F Morris
    Section of Surgical Endocrinology, Department of Surgical Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
    Endocr Pract 19:1015-20. 2013
    ..To evaluate whether pre-operative thyroiditis identified by ultrasound (US) could help predict the need for thyroid hormone replacement (THR) following thyroid lobectomy...
  19. doi request reprint The biopsy-proven benign thyroid nodule: is long-term follow-up necessary?
    Sukhyung Lee
    Section of Surgical Endocrinology, Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 217:81-8; discussion 88-9. 2013
    ..This study evaluated if long-term follow-up of benign thyroid nodules was associated with change in treatment or improvement in diagnosing a missed malignancy compared with short-term follow-up...
  20. doi request reprint Posterior retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy: preferred technique for removal of benign tumors and isolated metastases
    Nancy D Perrier
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ann Surg 248:666-74. 2008
    ..This anatomically direct approach, popularized by Walz, minimizes dissection and affords early access to the adrenal vein. We report the largest experience to date of PRA in the United States...
  21. doi request reprint Outcomes and economic analysis of routine preoperative 4-dimensional CT for surgical intervention in de novo primary hyperparathyroidism: does clinical benefit justify the cost?
    Daniel E Abbott
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 214:629-37; discussion 637-9. 2012
    ..Although 4-dimensional neck CT (4DCT) can precisely localize hyperfunctioning parathyroid tissue, the contribution of 4DCT to overall cost, operating room time, and hospital stay is unknown...
  22. doi request reprint Achieving eugastrinemia in MEN1 patients: both duodenal inspection and formal lymph node dissection are important
    Paxton V Dickson
    Department of Surgical Oncology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030 4008, USA
    Surgery 150:1143-52. 2011
    ..Controversy exists regarding the role and extent of operation for patients with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1) and hypergastrinemia...
  23. ncbi request reprint Operative failure in minimally invasive parathyroidectomy utilizing an intraoperative parathyroid hormone assay
    Sukhyung Lee
    Section of Surgical Endocrinology, Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 21:1878-83. 2014
    ..Minimally invasive parathyroidectomy (MIP) is a targeted operation to cure primary hyperparathyroidism utilizing intraoperative parathyroid hormone monitoring (IOPTH). The purpose of this study was to quantify the operative failure of MIP...
  24. ncbi request reprint Preoperative multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 diagnosis improves the surgical outcomes of pediatric patients with primary hyperparathyroidism
    Minerva A Romero Arenas
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 49:546-50. 2014
    ..Primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) is uncommon in children. The surgical management of PHPT in children has evolved over the past two decades...
  25. doi request reprint Gamma probe identification of normal parathyroid glands during central neck surgery can facilitate parathyroid preservation
    Elizabeth G Grubbs
    Section of Endocrine Tumor Surgery, Department of Surgical Oncology, Unit 444, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1400 Holcombe Boulevard, Box 301402, Houston, TX 77030 4009, USA
    Am J Surg 196:931-5; discussion 935-6. 2008
    ..We evaluated gamma probe identification (GPI) of sestamibi-labeled normal parathyroid glands during central neck surgery...
  26. doi request reprint Robot-assisted transaxillary thyroid surgery in the United States: is it comparable to open thyroid lobectomy?
    Christine S Landry
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:1269-74. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the outcome of robot-assisted transaxillary thyroid surgery (RATS) to the standard open technique for thyroid lobectomy in the U.S. population...
  27. doi request reprint Recurrence of adrenal cortical carcinoma following resection: surgery alone can achieve results equal to surgery plus mitotane
    Elizabeth G Grubbs
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:263-70. 2010
    ..Because of the limitations of this study, we investigated the influences of surgery and adjuvant mitotane in a large series of ACC patients evaluated and treated at a single referral center...
  28. doi request reprint The role of thyroidectomy in metastatic disease to the thyroid gland
    Minerva A Romero Arenas
    Unit 1484, Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 21:434-9. 2014
    ..We evaluated the clinical features and overall survival of patients with thyroid metastasis treated by thyroid resection or nonoperatively...
  29. doi request reprint Modern approach to surgical intervention of the thyroid and parathyroid glands
    Rachel Harris
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Semin Ultrasound CT MR 33:115-22. 2012
    ..Imaging modalities are discussed within the categories of benign and neoplastic parathyroid and thyroid pathology...
  30. ncbi request reprint Preoperative vitamin D replacement therapy in primary hyperparathyroidism: safe and beneficial?
    Elizabeth G Grubbs
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Tex, USA
    Surgery 144:852-8; discussion 858-9. 2008
    ..The significance of vitamin D deficiency with primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) remains unclear. The safety and value of preoperative vitamin D (Vit D) replacement is unknown...
  31. ncbi request reprint Borderline resectable adrenal cortical carcinoma: a potential role for preoperative chemotherapy
    Brian K Bednarski
    Department of Surgical Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1400 Pressler Street, Unit 1484, Houston, TX, 77030, USA
    World J Surg 38:1318-27. 2014
    ..At present, systemic therapies in ACC can reduce tumor burden in some patients, creating an opportunity in BRACC for a strategy of preoperative chemotherapy (ctx) followed by surgery...
  32. doi request reprint Does laparoscopic adrenalectomy jeopardize oncologic outcomes for patients with adrenocortical carcinoma?
    Amanda B Cooper
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1400 Pressler, Houston, TX, 77030, USA
    Surg Endosc 27:4026-32. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess recurrence and survival patterns in patients with a pathologic diagnosis of ACC treated with laparoscopic versus open adrenalectomy...
  33. doi request reprint The fallen one: the inferior parathyroid gland that descends into the mediastinum
    Glenda G Callender
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 208:887-93; discussion 893-5. 2009
    ..Our nomenclature system designates these glands as "fallen" (type F) glands. This study reviews our experience with type F parathyroid glands to determine which can be retrieved successfully through a cervical incision...
  34. doi request reprint Bilateral robotic-assisted transaxillary surgery
    Christine S Landry
    Section of Surgical Endocrinology, Department of Surgical Oncology, University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1515 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Arch Surg 145:717-20. 2010
    ..Robotic-assisted transaxillary surgery (RATS) for the removal of thyroid glands is feasible by surgeons in the United States...
  35. doi request reprint Vitamin D receptors and parathyroid glands
    Christine S Landry
    Department of Surgical Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Endocr Pract 17:63-8. 2011
    ..To describe the function and metabolism of the vitamin D hormone and the role of the vitamin D receptor and the calcium-sensing receptor in the secretion of parathyroid hormone...
  36. ncbi request reprint Comparison of attitudes regarding preimplantation genetic diagnosis among patients with hereditary cancer syndromes
    Thereasa A Rich
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Fam Cancer 13:291-9. 2014
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Adrenal metastectomy is safe in selected patients
    Minerva Angelica Romero Arenas
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, 1400 Pressler Dr, Unit 1484, Houston, TX, 77030, USA
    World J Surg 38:1336-42. 2014
    ..The benefit of adrenalectomy (ADX) for adrenal metastasis is not established. We evaluated outcomes after ADX for patients with adrenal metastasis...
  38. doi request reprint A focused curriculum in surgical oncology for the third-year medical students
    William R Wisniewski
    Department of Surgical Oncology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas Department of Biostatistics, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
    J Surg Res 185:555-60. 2013
    ..We report our experience with a novel, short, and focused curriculum in surgical oncology for the third-year medical students...
  39. doi request reprint Walz aldosteronoma
    Elizabeth G Grubbs
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgical Oncology, U T, M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    World J Surg 32:854-5. 2008
  40. doi request reprint Recent advances in thyroid cancer
    Elizabeth G Grubbs
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Curr Probl Surg 45:156-250. 2008
  41. ncbi request reprint Role of lymph node dissection in primary surgery for thyroid cancer
    Elizabeth G Grubbs
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas 77030 1402, USA
    J Natl Compr Canc Netw 5:623-30. 2007
    ..The optimal surgical procedure for removing cervical lymphadenopathy is compartment-oriented neck dissection based on the findings from preoperative ultrasound...
  42. doi request reprint Prospective, randomized, controlled trial of parathyroidectomy versus observation in patients with "asymptomatic" primary hyperparathyroidism
    Nancy D Perrier
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX 77230 1402, USA
    Surgery 146:1116-22. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the impact of parathyroidectomy (PTX) on brain function and sleep in "asymptomatic" PHPT patients...
  43. doi request reprint Evaluation of the MD Anderson Prognostic Index for local-regional recurrence after breast conserving therapy in patients receiving neoadjuvant chemotherapy
    Catherine L Akay
    Department of Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:901-7. 2012
    ..The current study was undertaken to evaluate this prognostic index in an independent cohort...