Wen T Shen

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Staying healthy during surgery residency
    Wen T Shen
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 94111, USA
    Curr Surg 62:240-1. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Treatment of thyroid cancer with histone deacetylase inhibitors and peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma agonists
    Wen T Shen
    Department of Surgery, UCSF Mt Zion Medical Center, San Francisco, California, USA
    Thyroid 15:594-9. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Prospective evaluation of the rate and impact of hemolysis on intraoperative parathyroid hormone (IOPTH) assay results
    Jacob Moalem
    Department of Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:2963-9. 2010
  4. pmc Fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography scan-positive recurrent papillary thyroid cancer and the prognosis and implications for surgical management
    Jennifer M J Schreinemakers
    Department of Surgery, University of California, 1600 Divisadero Street, Box 1711, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    World J Surg Oncol 10:192. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Serum thyroglobulin is a poor diagnostic biomarker of malignancy in follicular and Hurthle-cell neoplasms of the thyroid
    Insoo Suh
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 513 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94143 0470, USA
    Am J Surg 200:41-6. 2010
  6. doi request reprint The number of needle passes affects the accuracy of parathyroid hormone assay with intraoperative parathyroid aspiration
    Marlon A Guerrero
    Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Am J Surg 200:701-5; discussion 705-6. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Adrenal incidentaloma: does an adequate workup rule out surprises?
    Raymon H Grogan
    Department of Endocrine Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Surgery 148:392-7. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Patterns of antibiotic prophylaxis use for thyroidectomy and parathyroidectomy: results of an international survey of endocrine surgeons
    Jacob Moalem
    Department of Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 210:949-56. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Variant adrenal venous anatomy in 546 laparoscopic adrenalectomies
    Anouk Scholten
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco 94121, USA
    JAMA Surg 148:378-83. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Pheochromocytoma crisis is not a surgical emergency
    Anouk Scholten
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:581-91. 2013

Detail Information

Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Staying healthy during surgery residency
    Wen T Shen
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 94111, USA
    Curr Surg 62:240-1. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Treatment of thyroid cancer with histone deacetylase inhibitors and peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma agonists
    Wen T Shen
    Department of Surgery, UCSF Mt Zion Medical Center, San Francisco, California, USA
    Thyroid 15:594-9. 2005
    ..In this article we review the molecular mechanisms, in vitro and in vivo studies, and clinical applications of the histone deacetylase inhibitors and PPAR-gamma agonists in the treatment of thyroid cancer...
  3. doi request reprint Prospective evaluation of the rate and impact of hemolysis on intraoperative parathyroid hormone (IOPTH) assay results
    Jacob Moalem
    Department of Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:2963-9. 2010
    ..Retrospective evidence suggested that hemolysis may artificially lower IOPTH results. Falsely decreased IOPTH measurements could result in either failed parathyroidectomy or unnecessary bilateral neck exploration...
  4. pmc Fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography scan-positive recurrent papillary thyroid cancer and the prognosis and implications for surgical management
    Jennifer M J Schreinemakers
    Department of Surgery, University of California, 1600 Divisadero Street, Box 1711, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    World J Surg Oncol 10:192. 2012
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  5. doi request reprint Serum thyroglobulin is a poor diagnostic biomarker of malignancy in follicular and Hurthle-cell neoplasms of the thyroid
    Insoo Suh
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 513 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94143 0470, USA
    Am J Surg 200:41-6. 2010
    ..However, some clinicians measure preoperative Tg as a diagnostic cancer marker despite lack of supporting evidence. We examined whether Tg accurately predicts malignancy in follicular or Hürthle-cell neoplasms...
  6. doi request reprint The number of needle passes affects the accuracy of parathyroid hormone assay with intraoperative parathyroid aspiration
    Marlon A Guerrero
    Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
    Am J Surg 200:701-5; discussion 705-6. 2010
    ..However, the reported aspiration technique varies in the literature. We sought to determine if the number of passes affected the accuracy of PTH analysis...
  7. doi request reprint Adrenal incidentaloma: does an adequate workup rule out surprises?
    Raymon H Grogan
    Department of Endocrine Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Surgery 148:392-7. 2010
    ..We sought to determine how accurately these guidelines identify functioning incidentalomas and how often these guidelines result in adrenalectomy for benign tumors...
  8. ncbi request reprint Patterns of antibiotic prophylaxis use for thyroidectomy and parathyroidectomy: results of an international survey of endocrine surgeons
    Jacob Moalem
    Department of Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 210:949-56. 2010
    ..Although cervical endocrine operations are classified as clean cases, and prophylactic antibiotics (pABX) are generally not indicated, practice patterns vary...
  9. doi request reprint Variant adrenal venous anatomy in 546 laparoscopic adrenalectomies
    Anouk Scholten
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco 94121, USA
    JAMA Surg 148:378-83. 2013
    ..Knowing the types and frequency of adrenal vein variants would help surgeons identify and control the adrenal vein during laparoscopic adrenalectomy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Pheochromocytoma crisis is not a surgical emergency
    Anouk Scholten
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:581-91. 2013
    ..Pheochromocytoma crisis is a feared and potentially lethal complication of pheochromocytoma...
  11. doi request reprint A population-based prospective cohort study of complications after thyroidectomy in the elderly
    Raymon H Grogan
    Endocrine Surgery Research Program, Department of Surgery, Section of Endocrine Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:1645-53. 2012
    ..Data on the risk of postthyroidectomy complications in elderly patients are sparse, unclear, and conflicting...
  12. ncbi request reprint Distinct loci on chromosome 1q21 and 6q22 predispose to familial nonmedullary thyroid cancer: a SNP array-based linkage analysis of 38 families
    Insoo Suh
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Surgery 146:1073-80. 2009
    ..We aimed to identify loci linked to FNMTC susceptibility using single-nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) array-based linkage analysis in a broad sampling of affected families...
  13. doi request reprint Central neck lymph node dissection for papillary thyroid cancer: the reliability of surgeon judgment in predicting which patients will benefit
    Wen T Shen
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco Mt Zion Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Surgery 148:398-403. 2010
    ..We perform CLND for PTC only in patients with enlarged nodes as determined by preoperative ultrasound and intraoperative inspection and palpation...
  14. doi request reprint Extent of surgery for papillary thyroid cancer: preoperative imaging and role of prophylactic and therapeutic neck dissection
    Robin M Cisco
    Mt Zion Medical Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Curr Treat Options Oncol 13:1-10. 2012
    ..Reoperative lymph node dissection is typically undertaken upon detection and fine needle aspiration (FNA) of involved lymph nodes 0.8 cm or greater in size...
  15. doi request reprint Central neck lymph node dissection for papillary thyroid cancer: comparison of complication and recurrence rates in 295 initial dissections and reoperations
    Wen T Shen
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco Mt Zion Medical Center, 1600 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Arch Surg 145:272-5. 2010
    ..Critics of this approach argue that reoperative CLND has higher complication and recurrence rates than initial CLND. We sought to test this argument, using it as our hypothesis...
  16. doi request reprint Modulation of matrix metalloproteinase activity in human thyroid cancer cell lines using demethylating agents and histone deacetylase inhibitors
    Elliot J Mitmaker
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Surgery 149:504-11. 2011
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  17. doi request reprint One hundred two patients with pheochromocytoma treated at a single institution since the introduction of laparoscopic adrenalectomy
    Wen T Shen
    University of California San Francisco Mount Zion Medical Center, 1600 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Arch Surg 145:893-7. 2010
    ..Pheochromocytoma can be safely treated laparoscopically; "subclinical" pheochromocytoma is increasingly common...
  18. pmc Adrenalectomy outcomes are superior with the participation of residents and fellows
    Carolyn D Seib
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Electronic address
    J Am Coll Surg 219:53-60. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the association between trainee participation and adrenalectomy perioperative outcomes...
  19. doi request reprint A multi-institutional international study of risk factors for hematoma after thyroidectomy
    Michael J Campbell
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
    Surgery 154:1283-89; discussion 1289-91. 2013
    ..Cervical hematoma can be a potentially fatal complication after thyroidectomy, but its risk factors and timing remain poorly understood...
  20. doi request reprint Ultrasound-guided methylene blue dye injection for parathyroid localization in the reoperative neck
    Leah Candell
    General Surgery, University of California, San Francisco East Bay, Oakland, CA, USA
    World J Surg 38:88-91. 2014
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  21. doi request reprint Practice patterns and job satisfaction in fellowship-trained endocrine surgeons
    Michael Tsinberg
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Surgery 152:953-6. 2012
    ..Debates about the difficult job market for young endocrine surgeons are ongoing. This study aimed to analyze the practice patterns and work-related satisfaction levels of recently trained endocrine surgeons...
  22. doi request reprint Adrenocortical carcinoma in the United States: treatment utilization and prognostic factors
    Karl Y Bilimoria
    Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Cancer 113:3130-6. 2008
    ..The authors' objectives were to examine treatment utilization and factors associated with long-term survival after resection of ACC in a large, national, patient population...
  23. doi request reprint Hemolysis falsely decreases intraoperative parathyroid hormone levels
    Jacob Moalem
    University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Surg 197:222-6. 2009
    ..Falsely decreased IOPTH measurements could result in false-negative or false-positive results and lead to failed parathyroidectomy or unnecessary additional exploration...
  24. ncbi request reprint Clinical spectrum of pheochromocytoma
    Marlon A Guerrero
    Department of Surgery, University of California, 1600 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 209:727-32. 2009
    ..The goal of this study was to determine if tumor size and hormone level correlate according to the clinical presentation at diagnosis...
  25. ncbi request reprint Two hundred and two consecutive operations for secondary hyperparathyroidism: has medical management changed the profiles of patients requiring parathyroidectomy?
    Wen T Shen
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Surgery 146:296-9. 2009
    ..Because of improvements in the medical management of end-stage renal disease, some surgeons perceive that they now perform fewer operations for secondary hyperparathyroidism, and that current patients have more advanced disease...
  26. ncbi request reprint Risk assessment in 457 adrenal cortical carcinomas: how much does tumor size predict the likelihood of malignancy?
    Cord Sturgeon
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 202:423-30. 2006
    ..The recent NIH consensus conference did not make a definitive recommendation about management of 4- to 6-cm nonfunctioning incidentalomas...
  27. ncbi request reprint Selective use of steroid replacement after adrenalectomy: lessons from 331 consecutive cases
    Wen T Shen
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Arch Surg 141:771-4; discussion 774-6. 2006
    ..Only selected patients require steroid replacement therapy following adrenalectomy...
  28. doi request reprint Mitogen-inducible gene-6 is a multifunctional adaptor protein with tumor suppressor-like activity in papillary thyroid cancer
    Chi Iou Lin
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:E554-65. 2011
    ..Low tumoral expression of mitogen-inducible gene-6 (Mig-6) is associated with papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) recurrence after thyroidectomy...
  29. ncbi request reprint Valproic acid inhibits growth, induces apoptosis, and modulates apoptosis-regulatory and differentiation gene expression in human thyroid cancer cells
    Wen T Shen
    Department of Surgery, Endocrine Surgery Laboratory, UCSF Mt Zion Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94143 1674, USA
    Surgery 138:979-84; discussion 984-5. 2005
    ..Valproic acid (VA) is an anticonvulsant that inhibits histone deacetylase activity at nontoxic concentrations. We hypothesized that VA would have antineoplastic effects on human thyroid cancer cells...