P G Gauger

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Incidence and importance of the tubercle of Zuckerkandl in thyroid surgery
    P G Gauger
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor, USA
    Eur J Surg 167:249-54. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Initial use of a novel instrument to measure professionalism in surgical residents
    Paul G Gauger
    Department of Surgery, Division of Endocrine Surgery, 1500 E Medical Center Dr, Taubman Center TC2920H, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0331, USA
    Am J Surg 189:479-87. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Role of endoscopic ultrasonography in screening and treatment of pancreatic endocrine tumours in asymptomatic patients with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1
    P G Gauger
    Division of Endocrine Surgery and Section of Gastroenterology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0331, USA
    Br J Surg 90:748-54. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint An alternative analysis of intraoperative parathyroid hormone data may improve the ability to detect multiglandular disease
    Paul G Gauger
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, USA
    Arch Surg 139:164-9. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative parathyroid hormone monitoring fails to detect double parathyroid adenomas: a 2-institution experience
    P G Gauger
    University of Michigan Department of Surgery, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Surgery 130:1005-10. 2001
  6. pmc Laparoscopic skills are improved with LapMentor training: results of a randomized, double-blinded study
    Pamela B Andreatta
    Department of Medical Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Ann Surg 243:854-60; discussion 860-3. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Early surgical intervention and strategy in patients with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1
    P G Gauger
    Department of Surgery, Division of Endocrine Surgery, University of Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 15:213-23. 2001
  8. doi request reprint The role of PET in the surgical approach to adrenal disease
    M D Gross
    Department of Radiology, Division of Nuclear Medicine, University of Michigan Medical Center and Department of Veterans Affairs Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan USA
    Eur J Surg Oncol 35:1137-45. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Propofol decreases early postoperative nausea and vomiting in patients undergoing thyroid and parathyroid operations
    Paul G Gauger
    Department of Surgery, Division of Endocrine Surgery, University of Michigan Medical School, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, TC 2920D, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0331, USA
    World J Surg 32:1525-34. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint The so-called stunning of thyroid tissue
    James C Sisson
    Department of Radiology, Division of Nuclear Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, 48109 0028, USA
    J Nucl Med 47:1406-12. 2006

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Publications56

  1. ncbi request reprint Incidence and importance of the tubercle of Zuckerkandl in thyroid surgery
    P G Gauger
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor, USA
    Eur J Surg 167:249-54. 2001
    ..To define the incidence of a distinct tubercle of Zuckerkandl (TZ) and confirm its anatomical relationships with the recurrent laryngeal nerve and the superior parathyroid gland...
  2. ncbi request reprint Initial use of a novel instrument to measure professionalism in surgical residents
    Paul G Gauger
    Department of Surgery, Division of Endocrine Surgery, 1500 E Medical Center Dr, Taubman Center TC2920H, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0331, USA
    Am J Surg 189:479-87. 2005
    ..No universally accepted method to measure professionalism exists. We developed an instrument to measure specific aspects of professionalism in surgical residents...
  3. ncbi request reprint Role of endoscopic ultrasonography in screening and treatment of pancreatic endocrine tumours in asymptomatic patients with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1
    P G Gauger
    Division of Endocrine Surgery and Section of Gastroenterology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0331, USA
    Br J Surg 90:748-54. 2003
    ..Endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) is the most sensitive imaging modality for small PETs. A screening and therapeutic approach for asymptomatic patients is delineated in which EUS plays a pivotal role...
  4. ncbi request reprint An alternative analysis of intraoperative parathyroid hormone data may improve the ability to detect multiglandular disease
    Paul G Gauger
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, USA
    Arch Surg 139:164-9. 2004
    ..A nomogram based on regression analysis of intraoperative parathyroid hormone level decay discriminates single gland disease from multiglandular (MG) disease more accurately than the currently used 50% rule...
  5. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative parathyroid hormone monitoring fails to detect double parathyroid adenomas: a 2-institution experience
    P G Gauger
    University of Michigan Department of Surgery, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Surgery 130:1005-10. 2001
    ..These data suggest that caution should be exercised when terminating limited parathyroid exploration based on a curative fall in IOPTH values...
  6. pmc Laparoscopic skills are improved with LapMentor training: results of a randomized, double-blinded study
    Pamela B Andreatta
    Department of Medical Education, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Ann Surg 243:854-60; discussion 860-3. 2006
    ..To determine if prior training on the LapMentor laparoscopic simulator leads to improved performance of basic laparoscopic skills in the animate operating room environment...
  7. ncbi request reprint Early surgical intervention and strategy in patients with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1
    P G Gauger
    Department of Surgery, Division of Endocrine Surgery, University of Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Endocrinol Metab 15:213-23. 2001
    ..Many patients may be completely cured of the manifestations of their disease. As MEN-1 is an uncommon entity, there are very few prospective, randomized data upon which to base surgical judgements...
  8. doi request reprint The role of PET in the surgical approach to adrenal disease
    M D Gross
    Department of Radiology, Division of Nuclear Medicine, University of Michigan Medical Center and Department of Veterans Affairs Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan USA
    Eur J Surg Oncol 35:1137-45. 2009
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Propofol decreases early postoperative nausea and vomiting in patients undergoing thyroid and parathyroid operations
    Paul G Gauger
    Department of Surgery, Division of Endocrine Surgery, University of Michigan Medical School, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, TC 2920D, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0331, USA
    World J Surg 32:1525-34. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether anesthetic technique based on propofol decreases the incidence of PONV and, consequently, improves patient satisfaction with their care...
  10. ncbi request reprint The so-called stunning of thyroid tissue
    James C Sisson
    Department of Radiology, Division of Nuclear Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, 48109 0028, USA
    J Nucl Med 47:1406-12. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that stunning arose from the early effects of the therapeutic dose of (131)I and that the initial uptake of (131)I, observed within the first day, was not impaired by the diagnostic dose...
  11. ncbi request reprint Trends in utilization of adrenalectomy in the United States: have indications changed?
    Brian D Saunders
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    World J Surg 28:1169-75. 2004
    ..Assuming no significant change in disease prevalence during the study period, these data suggest that indications for adrenalectomy may have changed somewhat over that period...
  12. ncbi request reprint Thyroid lymphoma arising from Hashimoto's thyroiditis
    Barbra S Miller
    Department of General Surgery, Division of Endocrine Surgery, University of Michigan Health System, 2920 Taubman Health Care Center, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0331, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:3711-2. 2006
  13. ncbi request reprint Revisiting lithium-associated hyperparathyroidism in the era of intraoperative parathyroid hormone monitoring
    Jonathan C Hundley
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0331, USA
    Surgery 138:1027-31; discussion 1031-2. 2005
    ..The authors' hypothesis was that multiglandular disease is more common in these patients, and the ability of IOPTH to predict cure may be limited...
  14. doi request reprint Influence of prophylactic central lymph node dissection on postoperative thyroglobulin levels and radioiodine treatment in papillary thyroid cancer
    David T Hughes
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Surgery 148:1100-6; discussion 1006-7. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine whether prophylactic central neck dissection provides any advantages over TT alone...
  15. doi request reprint LapMentor metrics possess limited construct validity
    Pamela B Andreatta
    Department of Medical Education and Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5329, USA
    Simul Healthc 3:16-25. 2008
    ..The ability of a metric to differentiate novice from expert performance is referred to as construct validity. The present study was undertaken to determine whether the LapMentor's metrics demonstrate construct validity...
  16. doi request reprint Proposal for modification of the ENSAT staging system for adrenocortical carcinoma using tumor grade
    Barbra S Miller
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Langenbecks Arch Surg 395:955-61. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that incorporating tumor grade into the current European Network for the Study of Adrenal Tumors (ENSAT) staging system would improve the ability to more accurately predict time to recurrence and death...
  17. doi request reprint An international perspective on ultrasound training and use for thyroid and parathyroid disease
    Barbra S Miller
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    World J Surg 34:1157-63. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that in more recent years fellowship-trained endocrine surgeons were more likely to receive formal training in the use of USN during their endocrine surgery fellowship...
  18. doi request reprint Completion pancreatectomy and duodenectomy for recurrent MEN-1 pancreaticoduodenal endocrine neoplasms
    Paul G Gauger
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, University of Michigan Department of Surgery, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0331, USA
    Surgery 146:801-6; discussion 807-8. 2009
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Laparoscopic simulation training with proficiency targets improves practice and performance of novice surgeons
    Paul G Gauger
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Surg 199:72-80. 2010
    ..This study compares a laparoscopic skill training protocol without proficiency targets to the same protocol with explicit targets and notification of progress...
  20. pmc Distinct transcriptional profiles of adrenocortical tumors uncovered by DNA microarray analysis
    Thomas J Giordano
    Departments of Pathology, Pediatrics, Surgery, and Biostatistics, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0054, USA
    Am J Pathol 162:521-31. 2003
    ..Moreover, we identified several genes that represent potential diagnostic markers and may play a role in the pathogenesis of ACC...
  21. pmc Molecular classification and prognostication of adrenocortical tumors by transcriptome profiling
    Thomas J Giordano
    Department of Pathology, 1150 West Medical Center Drive, MSRB 2, C570D, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0669, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 15:668-76. 2009
    ..For instance, can molecular subtypes of ACC be identified? If so, what is their underlying pathogenetic basis and do they possess clinical significance?..
  22. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in the self-assessment of surgical residents
    Rebecca M Minter
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Medical School, 1500 E Medical Center Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am J Surg 189:647-50. 2005
    ..Despite equivalent performance as assessed by objective external measures, women tend to underestimate their abilities compared with their male counterparts...
  23. doi request reprint Laparoscopic resection is inappropriate in patients with known or suspected adrenocortical carcinoma
    B S Miller
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, University of Michigan, 2920F Taubman Center, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    World J Surg 34:1380-5. 2010
    ..Use of laparoscopy has been questioned in patients with ACC. This study compares the outcomes of patients undergoing laparoscopic versus open resection (OR) for ACC...
  24. ncbi request reprint Endocrine tumours of the pancreas: review and recent advances
    M H Mullan
    Department of Surgery, Division of Endocrine Surgery, University of Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor 48109-0331, USA
    ANZ J Surg 71:475-82. 2001
    ..The present article will review the various classes of PET, describe MEN-1 in relation to PET and examine advances in imaging and localization. The role of surgery for PET is also discussed in the present review...
  25. ncbi request reprint Microarray analysis of cytokine activation of apoptosis pathways in the thyroid
    Su He Wang
    Department of Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0648, USA
    Endocrinology 148:4844-52. 2007
    ..This hints that inflammatory cytokines regulate death-receptor-mediated apoptosis at multiple points in the process...
  26. ncbi request reprint Construct validity of the LapSim laparoscopic surgical simulator
    Derek T Woodrum
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, 2920 Taubman Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0331, USA
    Am J Surg 191:28-32. 2006
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Role of 131I in the treatment of well differentiated thyroid cancer
    Derek T Woodrum
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, University of Michigan Department of Surgery, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Surg Oncol 89:114-21. 2005
    ..For these cancers, redifferentiation therapy and molecular target-specific medicines hold future promise for improved treatment...
  28. ncbi request reprint The surgical management of MEN-1 pancreatoduodenal neuroendocrine disease
    Mark S Hausman
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Taubman Center, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0331, USA
    Surgery 136:1205-11. 2004
    ..An aggressive surgical approach is intended to control the functional syndromes and malignant potential for nodal or distant metastasis...
  29. ncbi request reprint Who performs endocrine operations in the United States?
    Brian D Saunders
    Department of Surgery, Divisions of Endocrine Surgery and Vascular Surgery, University of Michigan, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Taubman Center 2920H, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0331, USA
    Surgery 134:924-31; discussion 931. 2003
    ..Endocrine surgery is a discipline that is dedicated to high-quality care of patients with endocrine surgical disease. The relationship between its "identity" as a separate field and clinical practice patterns is not known...
  30. ncbi request reprint The influence of sample site on intraoperative PTH monitoring during parathyroidectomy
    Derek T Woodrum
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Taubman Center TC2920H, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0331, USA
    Surgery 136:1169-75. 2004
    ..Intraoperative parathyroid hormone (IOPTH) monitoring is common during parathyroidectomy. We hypothesized that sample site (peripheral vs central vein) may impact IOPTH interpretation...
  31. ncbi request reprint Management of patients with adrenal cancer: recommendations of an international consensus conference
    D E Schteingart
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, USA
    Endocr Relat Cancer 12:667-80. 2005
    ..Anti-angiogenic substances have only been applied in preclinical studies. The use of these and other agents in the treatment of adrenal cancer should be hypothesis-driven and based on a thorough analysis of tumor biology...
  32. ncbi request reprint IFNgamma sensitization to TRAIL-induced apoptosis in human thyroid carcinoma cells by upregulating Bak expression
    Su He Wang
    Department of Medicine, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Oncogene 23:928-35. 2004
    ..This suggests that Bak is a regulatory molecule involved in IFNgamma-facilitated TRAIL-mediated apoptosis in thyroid cancer cells...
  33. doi request reprint Evidence-based surgical management of substernal goiter
    Matthew L White
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, 2920 Taubman Center, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0331, USA
    World J Surg 32:1285-300. 2008
    ..A number of reports have been published concerning the surgical treatment of substernal goiters; however, there is yet to be a comprehensive review of this body of literature using evidence-based methodology...
  34. ncbi request reprint Appearance of ectopic undescended inferior parathyroid adenomas on technetium Tc 99m sestamibi scintigraphy: a lesson from reoperative parathyroidectomy
    David Axelrod
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, USA
    Arch Surg 138:1214-8. 2003
    ..Critical postoperative review of technetium Tc 99m sestamibi scintigraphy can identify an undescended parathyroid adenoma on scans initially interpreted as nondiagnostic or negative...
  35. ncbi request reprint Central lymph node dissection in differentiated thyroid cancer
    Matthew L White
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    World J Surg 31:895-904. 2007
    ..A comprehensive review of this body of literature using evidence-based methodology is pending...
  36. doi request reprint Anaplastic thyroid cancer manifesting as new-onset Horner syndrome
    James T Broome
    Department of Surgery, Section of General Surgery, Division of Endocrine Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Endocr Pract 15:563-6. 2009
    ..To report a case of Horner syndrome as the initial sign of locally advanced anaplastic thyroid cancer...
  37. ncbi request reprint Aberrant apoptosis in thyroid epithelial cells from goiter nodules
    Emese Mezosi
    Department of Medicine, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0648, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:4264-72. 2002
    ..The increased proteasome activity associated with this resistance suggests that the proteasome may be an important regulator of apoptosis in nodular goiter...
  38. doi request reprint The role of radiologic studies in the evaluation and management of primary hyperaldosteronism
    Matthew L White
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Surgery 144:926-33; discussion 933. 2008
    ..Surgical treatment of primary hyperaldosteronism (PHA) requires demonstration of unilateral adrenal hypersecretion. Optimal methods for interpretation of imaging and invasive testing are still in development...
  39. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory cytokine regulation of TRAIL-mediated apoptosis in thyroid epithelial cells
    J D Bretz
    Department of Medicine, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Cell Death Differ 9:274-86. 2002
    ..We also show the in vivo presence of TRAIL and TRAIL receptors DR5 and DcR1 in both normal and inflamed thyroids. Our data suggests TRAIL-mediated apoptosis may contribute to target organ destruction in chronic autoimmune thyroiditis...
  40. doi request reprint Lithium therapy and hyperparathyroidism: an evidence-based assessment
    Brian D Saunders
    Department of Surgery, Pennsylvania State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Penn State University College of Medicine, Mail Code H070, 500 University Drive, PO Box 850, Hershey, PA 17033 0850, USA
    World J Surg 33:2314-23. 2009
    ..A unique form of hyperparathyroidism appears to be causally linked to chronic lithium exposure. We provide a comprehensive review of relevant literature using a structured, evidence-based approach...
  41. ncbi request reprint EUS detection of pancreatic endocrine tumors in asymptomatic patients with type 1 multiple endocrine neoplasia
    Erik Jan Wamsteker
    Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Michigan School of Medicine, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 58:531-5. 2003
    ..EUS is highly sensitive, specific, and cost-effective for localization of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors. EUS screening of asymptomatic patients with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 has not been described...
  42. ncbi request reprint Palliative thyroidectomy for malignant lymphoma of the thyroid
    Rebecca S Sippel
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 9:907-11. 2002
    ..The diagnosis can routinely be made by fine-needle aspiration, obviating the need for surgery. However, a significant number of patients present with symptoms of obstruction, necessitating thyroidectomy for palliation...
  43. ncbi request reprint Pitfalls in the surgical treatment of insulinoma
    Melanie L Richards
    University of Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Surgery 132:1040-9; discussion 1049. 2002
    ..However, 13% of patients at referral centers undergo reexploration, which has an increased morbidity. With more successful localization modalities, the operative failures have become more challenging than ever...
  44. ncbi request reprint Is preoperative iodine 123 meta-iodobenzylguanidine scintigraphy routinely necessary before initial adrenalectomy for pheochromocytoma?
    Judiann Miskulin
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Taubman Center TC2920H, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0331, USA
    Surgery 134:918-22; discussion 922-3. 2003
    ..We sought to determine the role of (123)I MIBG scintigraphy in this apparently routine preoperative setting. Our hypothesis was that (123)I MIBG would provide additional preoperative information that could modify operative intervention...
  45. ncbi request reprint Ganglioneuroma manifesting as an incidental adrenal mass in an adult with Turner's syndrome
    Chad N Stasik
    University of Michigan Medical School, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Endocr Pract 11:382-4. 2005
    ..To report a case of ganglioneuroma masquerading as an incidental adrenal mass in an adult patient with Turner's syndrome...
  46. doi request reprint Web-based curriculum improves residents' knowledge of health care business
    Linnea S Hauge
    University of Michigan Medical School, Department of Surgery, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5346, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 211:777-83. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study is to describe surgery residents' experience and learning outcomes associated with the curriculum...
  47. doi request reprint Resident participation does not affect surgical outcomes, despite introduction of new techniques
    Shaun P Patel
    Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0340, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 211:540-5. 2010
    ..There are few studies evaluating whether complication rates, independent of patient risk factors, are affected by resident participation in operations...
  48. ncbi request reprint Metastatic papillary thyroid carcinoma causing hand weakness
    Judian Miskulin
    Department of Surgery, Division of Endocrine Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Thyroid 12:433-4. 2002
  49. ncbi request reprint Induction and regulation of Fas-mediated apoptosis in human thyroid epithelial cells
    Emese Mezosi
    Department of Medicine, University of Michigan Medical Center, 9220 Medical Sciences Research Building III, 1150 West Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0648, USA
    Mol Endocrinol 19:804-11. 2005
    ..This process involves Bcl-2 family proteins and appears to be compatible with type II apoptosis regulation...
  50. ncbi request reprint The impact of primary hyperparathyroidism on the oral cavity
    Allan D Padbury
    D D S, Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine, University of Michigan, 1011 North University Avenue, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 1078, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:3439-45. 2006
    ..The older literature records that HPT is associated with loss of radicular lamina dura and brown tumors of the bone, but contemporary studies are lacking...
  51. ncbi request reprint Interleukin-1beta and tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha sensitize human thyroid epithelial cells to TNF-related apoptosis-inducing ligand-induced apoptosis through increases in procaspase-7 and bid, and the down-regulation of p44/42 mitogen-activated prot
    Emese Mezosi
    Center for Biologic Nanotechnology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:250-7. 2004
    ....
  52. ncbi request reprint Interpretation of intraoperative parathyroid hormone monitoring in patients with baseline parathyroid hormone levels of <100 pg/mL
    Barbra S Miller
    University of Texas Health Science Center, Division of General Surgery, MC7842, 7703 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
    Surgery 140:883-9; discussion 889-90. 2006
    ..We hypothesize that patients with low-baseline levels (<100 pg/mL) have a higher incidence of multigland disease (MGD) and display differences in PTH kinetics compared with patients with high-baseline levels...
  53. ncbi request reprint Unilateral adrenal hyperplasia
    Paul G Gauger
    World J Surg 31:1716-7. 2007
  54. ncbi request reprint Impact of intraoperative parathyroid hormone monitoring on the prediction of multiglandular parathyroid disease
    Thomas Clerici
    Department of Surgery, Kantonsspital St Gallen, CH 9007 St Gallen, Switzerland
    World J Surg 28:187-92. 2004
    ..The importance of these findings must be further investigated, especially with regard to the outcome of minimally invasive parathyroid procedures...
  55. doi request reprint Laparoscopic partial adrenalectomy for bilateral pheochromocytomas
    Shih Ping Cheng
    Department of Surgery, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:2506-8. 2008
    ..Partial adrenalectomy can preserve adrenal function to avoid the morbidity associated with medical adrenal replacement. Here, we report a multimedia case study of synchronous bilateral partial adrenalectomy by the laparoscopic approach...
  56. ncbi request reprint Use of [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography in evaluating locally recurrent and metastatic adrenocortical carcinoma
    Gavin C Mackie
    Department of Radiological Sciences, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, 332 North Lauderdale, Mail Stop 752, Memphis, Tennessee 38105 2794, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:2665-71. 2006
    ..Adrenocortical carcinomas are uncommon, and their evaluation by [(18)F]fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography (FDG PET) has not been well evaluated...