Emad Kandil

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Affiliation: Tulane University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The impact of surgical volume on patient outcomes following thyroid surgery
    Emad Kandil
    Division of Endocrine and Oncological Surgery, Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA Electronic address
    Surgery 154:1346-52; discussion 1352-3. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint A novel mouse model of metastatic thyroid carcinoma using human adipose tissue-derived stromal/stem cells
    Emad Kandil
    FACS Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine 1430 Tulane Ave SL 22, New Orleans, LA 70112, U S A
    Anticancer Res 33:4213-7. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Impact of extensive neck dissection on survival from papillary thyroid cancer
    Emad Kandil
    Division of Endocrine and Oncological Surgery, Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 73:330-5. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Robotic transaxillary thyroidectomy with gasless approach in a girl with goitre
    Emad Kandil
    Department of Surgery, Endocrine and Oncological Surgery Division, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Int J Med Robot 8:210-4. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Robotic transaxillary thyroidectomy: an examination of the first one hundred cases
    Emad H Kandil
    Department of Surgery, Division of Endocrine and Oncological Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 214:558-64; discussion 564-6. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Transaxillary gasless robotic thyroidectomy: a single surgeon's experience in North America
    Emad Kandil
    Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, 1430 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 138:113-7. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Motor and sensory branching of the recurrent laryngeal nerve in thyroid surgery
    Emad Kandil
    Department of Surgery, Tulane University, School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Surgery 150:1222-7. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Burkitt-like lymphoma arising in the thyroid gland
    Emad Kandil
    Department of Surgery, Tulane University, School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Am J Med Sci 343:103-5. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Comparison of ultrasound-guided biopsy technique for thyroid nodules with respect to adequacy of cytological material
    Emad Kandil
    Department of Surgery, Endocrine and Oncological Surgery Division, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 73:177-81. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Papillary thyroid carcinoma in black thyroids
    Emad Kandil
    Department of Surgery, Division of Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Head Neck 33:1735-8. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint The impact of surgical volume on patient outcomes following thyroid surgery
    Emad Kandil
    Division of Endocrine and Oncological Surgery, Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA Electronic address
    Surgery 154:1346-52; discussion 1352-3. 2013
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the effects of indications for thyroidectomy on patient outcomes and to examine the impact of surgical volume on these outcomes...
  2. ncbi request reprint A novel mouse model of metastatic thyroid carcinoma using human adipose tissue-derived stromal/stem cells
    Emad Kandil
    FACS Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine 1430 Tulane Ave SL 22, New Orleans, LA 70112, U S A
    Anticancer Res 33:4213-7. 2013
    ..In the present study, we describe a novel model of metastatic human thyroid carcinoma by combining ASCs with the papillary thyroid cancer, K1 cell line...
  3. doi request reprint Impact of extensive neck dissection on survival from papillary thyroid cancer
    Emad Kandil
    Division of Endocrine and Oncological Surgery, Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 73:330-5. 2011
    ..There is considerable debate in the literature regarding the optimal initial treatment for papillary thyroid cancer. We hypothesized that overall survival is influenced by the extent of neck involvement and neck dissection...
  4. doi request reprint Robotic transaxillary thyroidectomy with gasless approach in a girl with goitre
    Emad Kandil
    Department of Surgery, Endocrine and Oncological Surgery Division, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Int J Med Robot 8:210-4. 2012
    ..This technique eliminates a visible scar and affords excellent optics of the cervical anatomy. We sought to describe the technique and outcome for transaxillary gasless subtotal thyroidectomy in the paediatric population...
  5. doi request reprint Robotic transaxillary thyroidectomy: an examination of the first one hundred cases
    Emad H Kandil
    Department of Surgery, Division of Endocrine and Oncological Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 214:558-64; discussion 564-6. 2012
    ..Here, we describe one author's experience with transaxillary robotic thyroidectomy and examine the effect of experience on determining the learning curve and improvements over time in operative performance...
  6. doi request reprint Transaxillary gasless robotic thyroidectomy: a single surgeon's experience in North America
    Emad Kandil
    Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, 1430 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 138:113-7. 2012
    ..To describe a robotic technique for transaxillary gasless thyroidectomy with the addition of intraoperative peripheral nerve monitoring in the surgical management of thyroid disease...
  7. doi request reprint Motor and sensory branching of the recurrent laryngeal nerve in thyroid surgery
    Emad Kandil
    Department of Surgery, Tulane University, School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Surgery 150:1222-7. 2011
    ..We also sought to demonstrate the location of the RLN branches containing a predominance of motor fibers...
  8. doi request reprint Burkitt-like lymphoma arising in the thyroid gland
    Emad Kandil
    Department of Surgery, Tulane University, School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Am J Med Sci 343:103-5. 2012
    ..It presents as a rapidly expanding thyroid mass causing compressive symptoms. This article reports a very rare occurrence of Burkitt-like lymphoma in the thyroid, a variant of Burkitt lymphoma...
  9. doi request reprint Comparison of ultrasound-guided biopsy technique for thyroid nodules with respect to adequacy of cytological material
    Emad Kandil
    Department of Surgery, Endocrine and Oncological Surgery Division, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 73:177-81. 2011
    ..The decision to sample utilizing either technique was done randomly. This study is a retrospective review performed to compare these two techniques with regard to specimen adequacy...
  10. doi request reprint Papillary thyroid carcinoma in black thyroids
    Emad Kandil
    Department of Surgery, Division of Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Head Neck 33:1735-8. 2011
    ..A possible association of black thyroid with thyroid cancer has been considered, but no direct causal relationship has been established. Hence, the purpose of this article was to identify the malignant potential of such glands...
  11. doi request reprint Initial experience using robot- assisted transaxillary thyroidectomy for Graves' disease
    E Kandil
    Department of Surgery, Endocrine and Oncological Surgery Division, New Orleans, LA, USA
    J Visc Surg 148:e447-51. 2011
    ..We hypothesize that performing robotic subtotal thyroidectomy in Graves' disease settings could overcome the limitations of conventional endoscopic surgeries in the surgical management of this challenging thyroid disease...
  12. doi request reprint Thyroid storm in a patient with fulminant hepatic failure
    Emad Kandil
    Department of Surgery, Section of Endocrinology, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Laryngoscope 121:164-6. 2011
    ..The posttransplant multiorgan dysfunction was rapidly reversed by prompt thyroidectomy and decisive management. The patient was discharged from the hospital with normal thyroid and liver function tests...
  13. doi request reprint Primary peripheral nerve sheath tumors of the thyroid gland
    Emad Kandil
    Division of Endocrine and Oncological Surgery, Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Thyroid 20:583-6. 2010
    ..Primary peripheral nerve sheath tumors (PNSTs) of the thyroid gland are exceptionally rare tumors that usually present as asymptomatic neck nodules in adults. This article presents a literature review of these tumors...
  14. doi request reprint Familial isolated primary hyperparathyroidism with double adenoma
    Emad Kandil
    Division of Endocrine and Oncological Surgery, Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, and Tulane University Hospital, New Orleans, LA, USA
    South Med J 103:236-8. 2010
    ..However, double adenoma should be considered in the differential diagnosis. Using intraoperative parathyroid hormone levels and minimal-access surgery in familial isolated primary hyperparathyroidism may be promising...
  15. doi request reprint Survival implications of cervical lymphadenectomy in patients with medullary thyroid cancer
    Emad Kandil
    Division of Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:1028-34. 2011
    ..This study investigates whether the overall number of LNs removed and the number of metastatic LNs are independent prognostic factors for overall survival...
  16. pmc A simple and safe minimally invasive technique for laparoscopic gastrostomy
    Emad Kandil
    Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    JSLS 14:62-5. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine the feasibility, complications, and adequacy of feeding support of a novel laparoscopic gastrostomy technique in adults where PEG tubes were neither feasible nor safe...
  17. doi request reprint Transaxillary gasless robotic thyroid surgery with nerve monitoring: initial two experince in a North American center
    Emad Kandil
    Tulane University Department of Surgery, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 21:90-5. 2012
    ..Robotic endoscopic thyroid surgery with gasless transaxillary approach is feasible and safe in the treatment of suspicious thyroid nodules. Monitoring of the RLN during this approach is feasible...
  18. doi request reprint Recurrent laryngeal nerve: significance of the anterior extralaryngeal branch
    Emad Kandil
    Department of Surgery, Tulane University, School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
    Surgery 149:820-4. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the incidence of extralaryngeal bifurcation of the RLN and to demonstrate the location of the motor fibers within the branches of the RLN...
  19. doi request reprint Role of preoperative intact parathyroid hormone levels in predicting the likelihood of multiglandular disease in primary hyperparathyroidism
    Emad Kandil
    Division of Endocrine and Oncological Surgery, Department of Surgery, Tulane University Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Head Neck 33:543-6. 2011
    ..We examined this hypothesis in patients who underwent surgical intervention for primary hyperparathyroidism at Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions...
  20. doi request reprint Hemithyroidectomy: a meta-analysis of postoperative need for hormone replacement and complications
    Emad Kandil
    Division of Endocrine and Oncological Surgery, Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA ekandil tulane edu
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 75:6-17. 2013
    ..We sought to determine certain factors predicting postoperative need for hormone replacement therapy (HRT) after hemithyroidectomy...
  21. doi request reprint Synergistic inhibition of thyroid cancer by suppressing MAPK/PI3K/AKT pathways
    Emad Kandil
    Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana Tulane Cancer Center, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana
    J Surg Res 184:898-906. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that dual targeting of these two pathways would be a safe and effective strategy against aggressive thyroid cancers...
  22. doi request reprint Robotic transaxillary thyroid lobectomy of a follicular neoplasm
    Saleh Massasati
    Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:2310. 2012
    ..Herein, we show our experience with the technique and its safety and feasibility...
  23. ncbi request reprint Thyroid hormone replacement therapy, surveillance ultrasonography, and fine-needle aspiration after hemithyroidectomy
    Salem I Noureldine
    Department of Surgery, Division of Endocrine and Oncological Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112 2699, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 122:450-6. 2013
    ....
  24. doi request reprint The diagnostic value of parathyroid hormone washout after fine-needle aspiration of suspicious cervical lesions in patients with hyperparathyroidism
    Ramsy Abdelghani
    Division of Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, and Section of Surgical Pathology and Cytopathology, Tulane University School of Medicine New Orleans, Louisiana 70124, USA
    Laryngoscope 123:1310-3. 2013
    ....
  25. doi request reprint Is robotic hemithyroidectomy comparable to its conventional counterpart?
    Salem I Noureldine
    Division of Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70124, USA
    Surgery 154:363-8. 2013
    ..We aimed to examine the outcomes of robot transaxillary thyroidectomy when compared with conventional thyroidectomy in a patient population that lacked the desire for a cervical incision...
  26. doi request reprint A profile of patients with hyperparathyroidism undergoing lithium therapy for affective psychiatric disorders
    Emad Kandil
    Endocrine Surgery Section, Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Head Neck 33:925-7. 2011
    ..Our objective was to evaluate whether lithium-induced hyperparathyroidism (LIHPT) is caused by single-gland versus multigland disease...
  27. doi request reprint A comparison of outcomes for younger and older adult patients undergoing surgery for primary hyperparathyroidism
    Emad Kandil
    Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:1897-901. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that PHPT in adolescents and young adults is more often caused by single-gland disease and is amenable to minimally invasive parathyroidectomy (MIP)...
  28. doi request reprint Robotic-assisted transaxillary parathyroidectomy of an atypical adenoma
    LEAH KATZ
    Endocrine and Oncological Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 21:201-5. 2012
    ..This case report demonstrates that parathyroidectomy with en bloc thyroid lobectomy for atypical parathyroid adenomas using robotic- assisted transaxillary surgery is safe and feasible...
  29. doi request reprint Robotic-assisted laparoscopic wedge resection of a gastric leiomyoma with intraoperative ultrasound localization
    Mohamed Abdel Khalek
    Department of Surgery, Department of Medicine, Tulane University School ofMedicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 20:360-4. 2011
    ..Robotic assistance in gastric resection offers an easy minimally invasive approach to such tumors. This approach can achieve adequate surgical margins and lead to short hospital stays...
  30. doi request reprint The impact of baseline intact parathyroid hormone levels on severity of primary hyperparathyroidism and outcomes in patients undergoing surgery
    Emad Kandil
    Department of Surgery, Tulane University Medical Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 136:147-50. 2010
    ..To determine the impact of intact parathyroid hormone (iPTH) baseline levels on severity of primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) and outcomes following parathyroidectomy for PHPT...
  31. doi request reprint Can ultrasound be used as the primary screening modality for the localization of parathyroid disease prior to surgery for primary hyperparathyroidism? A review of 440 cases
    Joshua M Levy
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 73:116-20. 2011
    ..As a result, many surgeons use both techniques prior to surgery. The goal of this study was to independently evaluate both ultrasound and sestamibi as single-modality preoperative screening tools for primary hyperparathyroidism...
  32. pmc Black thyroid associated with thyroid carcinoma
    Emad Kandil
    Division of Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Int J Endocrinol 2010:681647. 2010
    ..Conclusions. FNA does not diagnose black thyroid, which is associated with thyroid carcinoma. Thyroid glands with black pigmentation deserve thorough pathologic examination, including several sections of each specimen...
  33. doi request reprint A postmenopausal woman with gross cystic disease fluid protein-15 and estrogen receptor-positive recurrence of papillary thyroid cancer
    Amanda Winters
    Division of Endocrine and Oncological Surgery, Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Thyroid 20:1413-7. 2010
    ..This article reports a patient with papillary thyroid cancer and a rare profile of immunohistochemical markers...
  34. pmc Robotic liver resection: initial experience with three-arm robotic and single-port robotic technique
    Emad Kandil
    Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    JSLS 17:56-62. 2013
    ..Robotic-assisted surgery offers a solution to fundamental limitations of conventional laparoscopic surgery, and its use is gaining wide popularity. However, the application of this technology has yet to be established in hepatic surgery...
  35. doi request reprint Outcomes of laparoscopic and open resection for neuroendocrine liver metastases
    Emad Kandil
    Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Surgery 152:1225-31. 2012
    ..We sought to compare the outcomes in patients with hepatic carcinoid tumor metastases treated with open versus laparoscopic liver resection...
  36. doi request reprint Minimally invasive/focused parathyroidectomy in patients with negative sestamibi scan results
    Emad Kandil
    Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 138:223-5. 2012
    ..To examine the feasibility of minimally invasive/focused parathyroidectomy in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism and negative results on preoperative sestamibi scanning...
  37. doi request reprint Clinical significance of CD146 and latexin during different stages of thyroid cancer
    Zakaria Y Abd Elmageed
    Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Mol Cell Biochem 381:95-103. 2013
    ..CD146 was positively correlated with age, but negatively correlated with tumor stage...
  38. ncbi request reprint Thyroid storm complicated by fulminant hepatic failure: case report and literature review
    Catherine Hambleton
    Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 122:679-82. 2013
    ..Fulminant hepatic failure is a rare but serious complication of thyroid storm. There have been only 6 previously reported cases of FHF with thyroid storm...
  39. doi request reprint What is the best definitive treatment for Graves' disease? A systematic review of the existing literature
    Bradley M Genovese
    Division of Endocrine and Oncological Surgery, Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:660-7. 2013
    ..No in-depth analysis has been performed comparing the treatment options, even though a single treatment option seems to be universally accepted...
  40. pmc Preoperative parathyroid needle localization: a minimally invasive novel technique in reoperative settings
    Ryan Winters
    Department of Otolaryngology, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Minim Invasive Surg 2011:487076. 2011
    ..It allows identification of parathyroid adenoma via a minimally invasive approach, especially in cases where a sestamibi scan is inconclusive...
  41. ncbi request reprint Detection and prevention of impending brachial plexus injury secondary to arm positioning using ulnar nerve somatosensory evoked potentials during transaxillary approach for thyroid lobectomy
    Scott F Davis
    Department of Anesthesiology, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Am J Electroneurodiagnostic Technol 51:274-9. 2011
    ..We conclude that upper extremity SSEPs should be routinely performed during robotic assisted thyroidectomy...
  42. pmc Exploring the effect of parathyroidectomy for tertiary hyperparathyroidism after kidney transplantation
    Emad Kandil
    Departments of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Am J Med Sci 339:420-4. 2010
    ..PTX may be associated with worsening glomerular filtration rate, but it may not be associated with significantly decreased long-term graft survival...
  43. ncbi request reprint A case report of intraoperative endoscopic ultrasound during robotic assisted Heller myotomy for severe esophageal achalasia
    Mohamed Abdel Khalek
    Department of Surgery, Ochsner Medical Center, New Orleans, USA
    J La State Med Soc 163:134-8. 2011
    ..Intraoperative esophageal endoscopic ultrasound is a safe technique that may improve the success rate of surgery by confirming the adequacy of myotomy, thereby decreasing the likelihood of recurrent symptoms...
  44. doi request reprint Primary hyperparathyroidism
    Erin A Felger
    Department of Surgery, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Otolaryngol Clin North Am 43:417-32, x. 2010
    ..Preoperative localization and intraoperative parathyroid hormone have revolutionized the surgical management of these patients. Minimally invasive operations are now common worldwide with low morbidity and high patient satisfaction...
  45. doi request reprint Thyroidectomy for graves' disease: a feasibility study of the robotic transaxillary approach
    Salem I Noureldine
    Division of Endocrine and Oncological Surgery, Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 75:350-6. 2013
    ..49), duration of hospital stay (p = 0.38), and complication rates (p = 0.99). Conclusion: Robotic thyroidectomy is feasible and can be safely performed in appropriately selected patients with GD. © 2014 S. Karger AG, Basel. ..
  46. ncbi request reprint Superior mesenteric artery syndrome
    Emad Kandil
    Department of Surgery, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, USA
    J La State Med Soc 161:285-6. 2009
    ..It is an uncommon disease. We present a patient who suffered from bowel obstruction and eventually perforation of the duodenum and discuss associated imaging findings...
  47. doi request reprint Alternate incision-site thyroidectomy
    Salah Eldin Mohamed
    Division of Endocrine and Oncological Surgery, Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Curr Opin Oncol 26:22-30. 2014
    ..This article aims to provide the reader with an overview of the current alternate-site approaches used and their capability to assist the surgeons in accomplishing remote-access thyroid surgery...
  48. doi request reprint The nuclear factor kappa-B signaling pathway as a therapeutic target against thyroid cancers
    Xinying Li
    Department of Surgery and Tulane Cancer Center, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112 2699, USA
    Thyroid 23:209-18. 2013
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Paraganglioma of the Organ of Zuckerkandl
    Lawrence Huan
    Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, USA
    J La State Med Soc 164:26-30. 2012
    ..Furthermore, we discuss appropriate diagnostic workup and treatment of pheochromocytomas and sympathetic paragangliomas...
  50. pmc Minimally invasive video-assisted thyroidectomy and parathyroidectomy with intraoperative recurrent laryngeal nerve monitoring
    Emad Kandil
    Division of Endocrine and Oncological Surgery, Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Int J Otolaryngol 2009:739798. 2009
    ..Neuromonitoring during MIVAT/P is effective in providing identification of laryngeal nerves and enables surgeons to feel more comfortable with MIVAT/P. Comparative series are needed for further evaluation...
  51. doi request reprint African Americans present with more severe primary hyperparathyroidism than non-African Americans
    Emad Kandil
    Endocrine Surgery Section, Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Surgery 144:1023-6; discussion 1026-7. 2008
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Endometriosis in the rectus abdominis muscle: case report and literature review
    Emad Kandil
    Department of Surgery, Tulane University Medical Center, New Orleans, USA
    J La State Med Soc 161:321-4. 2009
    ..Extrapelvic endometriosis is less common, but can involve nearly every organ in the body. We present a patient in whom endometriosis was discovered in the rectus abdominis muscle and discuss the imaging findings and histopathology...
  53. doi request reprint Combined mycophenolate mofetil and prednisone therapy in tamoxifen- and prednisone-resistant Reidel's thyroiditis
    Joshua M Levy
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Thyroid 20:105-7. 2010
    ..We report the first case of Reidel's thyroiditis that became resectable after treatment with mycophenolate and prednisone...