Rebecca S Sippel

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of medullary thyroid cancer
    H Mazeh
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 35792, USA
    Minerva Endocrinol 37:329-34. 2012
  2. pmc ACTH-producing carcinoma of the pituitary with refractory Cushing's Disease and hepatic metastases: a case report and review of the literature
    Scott N Pinchot
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    World J Surg Oncol 7:39. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Waiting for change: symptom resolution after adrenalectomy for Cushing's syndrome
    Rebecca S Sippel
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wis, USA
    Surgery 144:1054-60; discussion 1060-1. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Localization of recurrent thyroid cancer using intraoperative ultrasound-guided dye injection
    Rebecca S Sippel
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA
    World J Surg 33:434-9. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Controversies in the surgical management of newly diagnosed and recurrent/residual thyroid cancer
    Rebecca S Sippel
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Thyroid 19:1373-80. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Current management of medullary thyroid cancer
    Rebecca S Sippel
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin 53792 7375, USA
    Oncologist 13:539-47. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Tumor size predicts malignant potential in Hürthle cell neoplasms of the thyroid
    Rebecca S Sippel
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco and the UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center at Mount Zion, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    World J Surg 32:702-7. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Preoperative ultrasonography findings predict the need for repeated surgery in papillary thyroid cancer
    Jennifer L Poehls
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    Endocr Pract 18:403-9. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Are additional localization studies and referral indicated for patients with primary hyperparathyroidism who have negative sestamibi scan results?
    Dina M Elaraj
    Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 676 N St Clair St, Ste 650, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Arch Surg 145:578-81. 2010
  10. pmc Increased efficiency of endocrine procedures performed in an ambulatory operating room
    Nicholas Clark
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53792 7375, USA
    J Surg Res 184:200-3. 2013

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Publications109 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of medullary thyroid cancer
    H Mazeh
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 35792, USA
    Minerva Endocrinol 37:329-34. 2012
    ..The difference in cell origin and differentiation also results in different available adjunct therapy. The aim of this study is to review in detail the surgical management of patients with MTC...
  2. pmc ACTH-producing carcinoma of the pituitary with refractory Cushing's Disease and hepatic metastases: a case report and review of the literature
    Scott N Pinchot
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    World J Surg Oncol 7:39. 2009
    ..Pituitary carcinomas are rare neuroendocrine tumors affecting the adenohypophysis. The hallmark of these lesions is the demonstration of distant metastatic spread. To date, few well-documented cases have been reported in the literature...
  3. ncbi request reprint Waiting for change: symptom resolution after adrenalectomy for Cushing's syndrome
    Rebecca S Sippel
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wis, USA
    Surgery 144:1054-60; discussion 1060-1. 2008
    ..The debilitating symptoms and physical changes from Cushing's syndrome may resolve after treatment, but the time course to resolution is not well established...
  4. doi request reprint Localization of recurrent thyroid cancer using intraoperative ultrasound-guided dye injection
    Rebecca S Sippel
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA
    World J Surg 33:434-9. 2009
    ..The goal of this study was to evaluate the utility of preincision ultrasound-guided injection of blue dye into the abnormal lymph nodes to facilitate their safe and efficient removal...
  5. doi request reprint Controversies in the surgical management of newly diagnosed and recurrent/residual thyroid cancer
    Rebecca S Sippel
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Thyroid 19:1373-80. 2009
    ..Within these parameters, however, there are a number of controversies regarding the extent of surgery...
  6. ncbi request reprint Current management of medullary thyroid cancer
    Rebecca S Sippel
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Wisconsin 53792 7375, USA
    Oncologist 13:539-47. 2008
    ..The extent and timing of surgical excision are discussed. Systemic therapeutic options are limited for medullary thyroid cancer, but several therapeutic targets show promise for the development of new therapies in the future...
  7. doi request reprint Tumor size predicts malignant potential in Hürthle cell neoplasms of the thyroid
    Rebecca S Sippel
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco and the UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center at Mount Zion, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    World J Surg 32:702-7. 2008
    ..We sought to determine if the primary tumor size correlated with the risk of malignancy in patients with a preoperative FNA diagnosis of a Hürthle cell neoplasm...
  8. doi request reprint Preoperative ultrasonography findings predict the need for repeated surgery in papillary thyroid cancer
    Jennifer L Poehls
    Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    Endocr Pract 18:403-9. 2012
    ..To determine the impact of neck ultrasonography in predicting papillary thyroid cancer persistence or recurrence...
  9. doi request reprint Are additional localization studies and referral indicated for patients with primary hyperparathyroidism who have negative sestamibi scan results?
    Dina M Elaraj
    Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 676 N St Clair St, Ste 650, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Arch Surg 145:578-81. 2010
    ..Additional imaging studies are useful to select patients who are candidates for minimally invasive parathyroidectomy, and referral is not indicated when results from a preoperative sestamibi scan are negative...
  10. pmc Increased efficiency of endocrine procedures performed in an ambulatory operating room
    Nicholas Clark
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53792 7375, USA
    J Surg Res 184:200-3. 2013
    ..The goal of this study was to determine whether this change has decreased turnover times and maximized OR utilization...
  11. pmc Follicular variant of papillary thyroid carcinoma is a unique clinical entity: a population-based study of 10,740 cases
    Xiao Min Yu
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin
    Thyroid 23:1263-8. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the disease characteristics of FV-PTC, and to compare it with classical papillary thyroid carcinoma (C-PTC) and follicular thyroid carcinoma (FTC)...
  12. doi request reprint Creation of a "Wisconsin index" nomogram to predict the likelihood of additional hyperfunctioning parathyroid glands during parathyroidectomy
    Haggi Mazeh
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Ann Surg 257:138-41. 2013
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  13. ncbi request reprint Multigland disease and slower decline in intraoperative PTH characterize mild primary hyperparathyroidism
    David F Schneider
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, K3 704 Clinical Science Center, Madison, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:4205-11. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the presentation, operative findings, and outcomes of these patients with "mild" PHPT to patients with "overt" disease...
  14. pmc Remnant uptake as a postoperative oncologic quality indicator
    David F Schneider
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
    Thyroid 23:1269-76. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the utility of remnant uptake on postoperative radioiodine scans as an oncologic indicator after thyroidectomy for differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Does the presence of additional thyroid nodules on ultrasound alter the risk of malignancy in patients with a follicular neoplasm of the thyroid?
    Rebecca S Sippel
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, and the UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center at Mount Zion, San Francisco, CA 94143 1674, USA
    Surgery 142:851-7; discussion 857.e1-2. 2007
    ..We sought to determine whether the presence of additional thyroid nodules on preoperative ultrasound decreased the risk of malignancy in a patient with a follicular neoplasm...
  16. doi request reprint Cancer after thyroidectomy: a multi-institutional experience with 1,523 patients
    J Joshua Smith
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 6860, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 216:571-7; discussion 577-9. 2013
    ..Previous series have not specifically addressed cancer rates in both euthyroid and hyperthyroid patients. This study examined cancer frequency in patients referred for removal of benign thyroid disease in a multi-institutional series...
  17. ncbi request reprint The role of gender in primary hyperparathyroidism: same disease, different presentation
    Haggi Mazeh
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:2958-62. 2012
    ..Hyperparathyroidism is much more common in women and therefore may represent different diseases in men and women. In order to understand the role of gender in hyperparathyroidism, we reviewed our experience...
  18. doi request reprint Does routine use of ultrasound result in additional thyroid procedures in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism?
    Joel T Adler
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 211:536-9. 2010
    ..How the identification of incidental thyroid lesions affects patient management is unclear...
  19. ncbi request reprint Markedly elevated thyroglobulin levels in the preoperative thyroidectomy patient correlates with metastatic burden
    Sarah C Oltmann
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin
    J Surg Res 187:1-5. 2014
    ..The aim of the study was to determine if preoperative Tg levels are indicative of underlying malignancy or burden of metastatic disease...
  20. pmc Significance of rebounding parathyroid hormone levels during parathyroidectomy
    David F Schneider
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Surg Res 184:265-8. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the impact of IoPTH levels that first meet criteria for cure, but then increase again, or rebound, between 10 and 15 min postexcision...
  21. doi request reprint Incidence and localization of ectopic parathyroid adenomas in previously unexplored patients
    Madhuchhanda Roy
    Section of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, 3028 Wisconsin Institute of Medical Research, 1111 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    World J Surg 37:102-6. 2013
    ....
  22. pmc Using body mass index to predict optimal thyroid dosing after thyroidectomy
    Kristin A Ojomo
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 216:454-60. 2013
    ..This method can lead to considerable delays in achieving euthyroidism and often fails to accurately dose over- and underweight patients. Our aim was to develop an accurate dosing method that uses patient body mass index (BMI) data...
  23. pmc Tertiary hyperparathyroidism: is less than a subtotal resection ever appropriate? A study of long-term outcomes
    Susan C Pitt
    Department of Surgery, Section of Endocrine Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53792 3284, USA
    Surgery 146:1130-7. 2009
    ..Our aim was to examine the outcomes of patients with tertiary hyperparathyroidism (3-HPT) who had limited resection of 1 or 2 parathyroids...
  24. ncbi request reprint Neurocognitive dysfunction: a predictor of parathyroid hyperplasia
    Daniel Repplinger
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    Surgery 146:1138-43. 2009
    ..To determine whether a symptomatic presentation was associated with parathyroid hyperplasia, we retrospectively examined pre-operative symptom profiles of patients who underwent parathyroidectomy...
  25. doi request reprint Can biochemical abnormalities predict symptomatology in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism?
    Anna E Bargren
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 213:410-4. 2011
    ..We sought to determine if the severity of preoperative biochemical abnormalities (calcium, parathyroid hormone, vitamin D levels) correlated with symptomatology in patients undergoing surgical treatment for primary hyperparathyroidism...
  26. ncbi request reprint Preserving function and quality of life after thyroid and parathyroid surgery
    Joel T Adler
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, USA
    Lancet Oncol 9:1069-75. 2008
    ..In this Review, we summarise current approaches to surgical treatment of thyroid and parathyroid disease, focusing on how these approaches both preserve function and improve quality of life after surgery...
  27. doi request reprint Predictors of recurrence in primary hyperparathyroidism: an analysis of 1386 cases
    David F Schneider
    From the Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
    Ann Surg 259:563-8. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether the operative approach independently influenced recurrence and to identify perioperative predictors of recurrence...
  28. pmc Radioguided parathyroidectomy effective in pediatric patients
    Jocelyn F Burke
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin and American Family Children s Hospital, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Surg Res 184:312-7. 2013
    ..It is not known if adult criteria for radioactive counts can accurately detect hyperfunctioning parathyroid glands in pediatric patients. The purpose of our study was to determine the utility of RGP in children with primary HPT...
  29. pmc Radioactive iodine scanning is not beneficial but its use persists for euthyroid patients
    Rajarajan Panneerselvan
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Surg Res 184:269-73. 2013
    ..However, surgeons no longer find these scans helpful for preoperative management of euthyroid patients. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the utility of RAI scans...
  30. pmc Synchronous and antecedent nonthyroidal malignancies in patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Sara E Murray
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 216:1174-80. 2013
    ..However, the prevalence of synchronous or antecedent NTCs in patients with PTC is undetermined, as are the clinicopathologic characteristics of PTC in these patients...
  31. doi request reprint Sestamibi imaging for primary hyperparathyroidism: the impact of surgeon interpretation and radiologist volume
    Saqib Zia
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:3827-31. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that the accuracy of sestamibi scanning for primary hyperparathyroidism is dependent upon surgeon interpretation and radiologist volume...
  32. pmc Incidence of concomitant hyperparathyroidism in patients with thyroid disease requiring surgery
    Sara E Murray
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Surg Res 178:264-7. 2012
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine the incidence of concomitant HPT in patients with thyroid disease requiring surgery, because a single definitive surgery should ideally be performed...
  33. doi request reprint Utility of intraoperative PTH for primary hyperparathyroidism due to multigland disease
    Ashley K Cayo
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 16:3450-4. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the utility of ioPTH monitoring for MGD...
  34. ncbi request reprint Minimal benefit to subsequent intraoperative parathyroid hormone testing after all four glands have been identified
    Kamal Ahmed
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:4200-4. 2013
    ..This study was designed to determine the added value of IoPTH assay following parathyroidectomy with four-gland visualization in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT)...
  35. pmc Postoperative surveillance of small appendiceal carcinoid tumors
    Sara E Murray
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, K4 739 Clinical Science Center, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Am J Surg 207:342-5; discussion 345. 2014
    ..The necessity and frequency of postoperative surveillance for appendiceal carcinoid tumors ≤1 cm are undetermined...
  36. pmc Clinicopathologic characteristics of colonic carcinoid tumors
    Sara E Murray
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Surg Res 184:183-8. 2013
    ..Few studies have examined the clinicopathologic profile and behavior of this rare tumor...
  37. pmc Lymph node ratio predicts recurrence in papillary thyroid cancer
    David F Schneider
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, K3 739 Clinical Science Center, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Oncologist 18:157-62. 2013
    ..The significance of lymph node metastases remains controversial, and the aim of this study is to determine how the lymph node ratio (LNR) may predict the likelihood of disease recurrence...
  38. doi request reprint Is previous same quadrant surgery a contraindication to laparoscopic adrenalectomy?
    Haggi Mazeh
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53226, USA
    Surgery 152:1211-7. 2012
    ..Previous abdominal surgery may present a challenge to safely completing laparoscopic adrenalectomy. We evaluated the impact of previous ipsilateral upper abdominal surgery on laparoscopic adrenalectomy outcomes...
  39. doi request reprint Same-day thyroidectomy program: eligibility and safety evaluation
    Haggi Mazeh
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Surgery 152:1133-41. 2012
    ..Same-day thyroidectomy has not gained widespread acceptance owing to concerns of life-threatening complications. The aim of this study is to describe a single institution same-day thyroidectomy results...
  40. doi request reprint Does the final intraoperative PTH level really have to fall into the normal range to signify cure?
    Alexandra E Reiher
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:1862-7. 2012
    ..Although general consensus agrees that the IOPTH should fall by 50%, there is much debate as to whether the IOPTH needs to fall into the normal range...
  41. doi request reprint Three large, functioning cystic parathyroid adenomas
    Haggi Mazeh
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    Endocr Pract 18:e14-6. 2012
    ..To report a very rare case of 3 large, functioning cystic parathyroid adenomas causing primary hyperparathyroidism...
  42. ncbi request reprint The necessity and reliability of intraoperative parathyroid hormone (PTH) testing in patients with mild hyperparathyroidism and PTH levels in the normal range
    Amal Alhefdhi
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, H4 722 CSC 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    World J Surg 35:2006-9. 2011
    ..We sought to determine if IoPTH testing is necessary in these patients and if the 50% rule delineating surgical cure is reliable...
  43. doi request reprint What is the added benefit of cervical ultrasound to ⁹⁹mTc-sestamibi scanning in primary hyperparathyroidism?
    Joel T Adler
    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:2907-11. 2011
    ..Cervical ultrasound is gaining in use, but it is unclear how much information it adds to the routine use of (99m)Tc-sestamibi scans...
  44. pmc Carcinoid tumors
    Scott N Pinchot
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Oncologist 13:1255-69. 2008
    ..The prognosis for patients with these tumors is generally favorable; however, it can be quite variable and is related to the location of the primary tumor, extent of metastatic disease at initial presentation, and time of diagnosis...
  45. doi request reprint Older age and larger tumor size predict malignancy in hürthle cell neoplasms of the thyroid
    Yi Wei Zhang
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, H4 750 Clinical Science Center, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI, 53792, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:2842-6. 2008
    ..However, differentiating HCC from HCA either before or during surgery is a challenge. The purpose of this study was to identify factors that predict malignancy in patients with HCN...
  46. pmc Secondary and tertiary hyperparathyroidism: the utility of ioPTH monitoring
    Susan C Pitt
    Department of Surgery, Section of Endocrine Surgery, University of Wisconsin, 600 Highland Avenue, Clinical Science Center H4 722, Madison, WI 53792 3284, USA
    World J Surg 34:1343-9. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to examine the utility of intraoperative parathyroid hormone (ioPTH) monitoring in patients with secondary (2) and tertiary (3) hyperparathyroidism (HPT)...
  47. pmc Elevated parathyroid hormone after parathyroidectomy delays symptom improvement
    Priya R Pathak
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin
    J Surg Res 190:119-25. 2014
    ..We investigated whether ePTH in the early postoperative period was associated with the timing of symptom improvement...
  48. ncbi request reprint Presentation, management, and outcomes of hyperparathyroidism in octogenarians and nonagenarians
    Sarah C Oltmann
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:4195-9. 2013
    ..With primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT), surgical management is the only treatment. The goal of this study was to compare presentation and outcome of patients ≥80 to that of those <80 years of age...
  49. pmc Timing of symptom improvement after parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism
    Sara E Murray
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
    Surgery 154:1463-9. 2013
    ..The timing of symptom improvement after parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) has not been well characterized...
  50. 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...
  51. doi request reprint Toxic nodular goiter and cancer: a compelling case for thyroidectomy
    J Joshua Smith
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:1336-40. 2013
    ..A 3 % thyroid cancer incidence in TNG patients has been reported, yet recent studies suggest this rate is underestimated. This multi-institutional study examined cancer incidence in TNG patients referred to surgery...
  52. doi request reprint Thyroidectomy decreases snoring and sleep apnea symptoms
    Alexandra E Reiher
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53792 3284, USA
    Thyroid 22:1160-4. 2012
    ..However, the impact of thyroid enlargement on these symptoms is not clear. Therefore, we sought to evaluate whether symptoms of sleep apnea resolved after thyroidectomy by using a validated questionnaire...
  53. pmc Early-phase technetium-99m sestamibi scintigraphy can improve preoperative localization in primary hyperparathyroidism
    Jocelyn F Burke
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, K3 705 Clinical Science Center, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Am J Surg 205:269-73; discussion 273. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that reviewing early-phase scans can increase localization in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT)...
  54. pmc Is minimally invasive parathyroidectomy associated with greater recurrence compared to bilateral exploration? Analysis of more than 1,000 cases
    David F Schneider
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Surgery 152:1008-15. 2012
    ..This study compared outcomes between patients treated with MIP compared with OP for primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT)...
  55. doi request reprint Intrathyroidal parathyroid glands: small, but mighty (a Napoleon phenomenon)
    Haggi Mazeh
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    Surgery 152:1193-200. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to describe the experience of 2 endocrine surgery centers and to distinguish characteristics of intrathyroidal parathyroid adenoma and nonintrathyroidal parathyroid adenomas...
  56. ncbi request reprint Primary hyperparathyroidism across the ages: presentation and outcomes
    Sarah C Oltmann
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin Electronic address
    J Surg Res 190:185-90. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare PHPT patient characteristics based on patient age at the time of surgical referral...
  57. pmc Current understanding and management of medullary thyroid cancer
    Madhuchhanda Roy
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Oncologist 18:1093-100. 2013
    ..A review of recent guidelines on the extent and timing of surgical excision is discussed. There are not very many effective systemic treatment options for MTC, but several emerging therapeutic targets have promise. ..
  58. pmc The incidence of thyroid cancer by fine needle aspiration varies by age and gender
    Laurel J Bessey
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
    J Surg Res 184:761-5. 2013
    ..Fine needle aspiration (FNA) is the standard to evaluate thyroid nodules for malignancy. The aim of this study was to determine the influence of patient age and gender on the rate of thyroid nodule malignancy by FNA...
  59. pmc Impact of lymph node ratio on survival in papillary thyroid cancer
    David F Schneider
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:1906-11. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine a threshold lymph node ratio (LNR) that impacted disease-specific mortality (DSM)...
  60. doi request reprint Symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease improve after parathyroidectomy
    Alexandra E Reiher
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53792 3284, USA
    Surgery 152:1232-7. 2012
    ..Our goal was to assess prospectively for changes in specific GERD symptoms after parathyroidectomy using a validated questionnaire...
  61. doi request reprint In patients with thyroid cancer of follicular cell origin, a family history of nonmedullary thyroid cancer in one first-degree relative is associated with more aggressive disease
    Haggi Mazeh
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    Thyroid 22:3-8. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether patients with a family history of NMTC, but who do not meet the definition of FNMTC, have more aggressive disease...
  62. doi request reprint Breast radiation correlates with side of parathyroid adenoma
    Monica L Woll
    Department of Surgery, Section of Endocrine Surgery, H4 750 Clinical Science Center, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    World J Surg 36:607-11. 2012
    ..The present study analyzes the association between the side of radiation to the chest following breast surgery and the side of subsequent parathyroid adenoma development...
  63. ncbi request reprint The role of human achaete-scute homolog-1 in medullary thyroid cancer cells
    Rebecca S Sippel
    Department of Surgery, The University of Wisconsin Medical School and the University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Surgery 134:866-71; discussion 871-3. 2003
    ..Thyroid C-cells do not develop in hASH1 knockout mice, which suggests that hASH1 is essential for normal C-cell development...
  64. doi request reprint The effectiveness of radioguided parathyroidectomy in patients with negative technetium tc 99m-sestamibi scans
    Herbert Chen
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin Medical School, H4 750 Clinical Science Center, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Arch Surg 144:643-8. 2009
    ..Thus, we were interested in determining the role of radio-guided techniques in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism and negative or nonlocalizing sestamibi scans...
  65. ncbi request reprint Surgery improves quality of life in patients with "mild" hyperparathyroidism
    Joel T Adler
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    Am J Surg 197:284-90. 2009
    ..Surgical treatment of patients with "classic" hyperparathyroidism improves quality of life, but these benefits to patients with "mild" disease remain unclear...
  66. doi request reprint Radioguided parathyroidectomy for hyperparathyroidism in the reoperative neck
    Susan C Pitt
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    Surgery 146:592-8; discussion 598-9. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if radioguided parathyroidectomy (RGP) is effective for hyperparathyroidism (HPT) in the reoperative neck...
  67. pmc Secondary and tertiary hyperparathyroidism, state of the art surgical management
    Susan C Pitt
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53792 3284, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 89:1227-39. 2009
    ..The focus is on innovative surgical strategies that have improved the care of these patients over the past 10 to 15 years. Modalities such as intraoperative parathyroid hormone monitoring and radioguided probe utilization are discussed...
  68. pmc Clinical efficacy of fine-needle aspiration biopsy of thyroid nodules in males
    Adam J Schiro
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Surg Res 159:645-50. 2010
    ..We hypothesize that FNA biopsy is an accurate preoperative tool for detecting thyroid cancer in men, and that false negative rates are significantly lower than recently reported...
  69. ncbi request reprint The influence of surgical approach on quality of life after parathyroid surgery
    Joel T Adler
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, H4 750 Clinical Science Center, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:1559-65. 2008
    ..Less well understood is the impact of surgical approach on quality of life during recovery. This study was undertaken to determine whether surgical approach influences quality of life after surgery for hyperparathyroidism...
  70. pmc Total thyroidectomy: a safe and effective treatment for Graves' disease
    Jing Liu
    Department of Surgery, Section of Endocrine Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Surg Res 168:1-4. 2011
    ..Thyroidectomy as a first line treatment for Graves' disease is rarely utilized in the US. The purpose of this study was to analyze the safety and efficacy of thyroid surgery among patients with Graves' disease...
  71. pmc A short-stay unit for thyroidectomy patients increases discharge efficiency
    Sara Vrabec
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53792 7375, USA
    J Surg Res 184:204-8. 2013
    ..Using an SS unit for thyroidectomy patients, who are often discharged in <24 h, may reduce the duration of hospital stay and subsequently decrease associated costs and increase hospital bed and resource availability...
  72. pmc Safety and feasibility of laparoscopic resection for large (≥ 6 CM) pheochromocytomas without suspected malignancy
    Yvette M Carter
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    Endocr Pract 18:720-6. 2012
    ..To determine whether laparoscopic adrenalectomy in patients without radiologic evidence of cancer compromises the perioperative and long-term outcomes in patients with large (≥ 6 cm) pheochromocytomas...
  73. doi request reprint Successful localization of recurrent thyroid cancer in reoperative neck surgery using ultrasound-guided methylene blue dye injection
    Avital Harari
    University of California, Los Angeles, Section of Endocrine Surgery, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 215:555-61. 2012
    ..Here we analyze our methylene blue dye injection method to localize reoperative neck pathology in patients with thyroid cancer and lymph node metastases...
  74. pmc Persistent hypertension after adrenalectomy for an aldosterone-producing adenoma: weight as a critical prognostic factor for aldosterone's lasting effect on the cardiac and vascular systems
    Yvette Carter
    Department of Surgery, Section of Endocrine Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    J Surg Res 177:241-7. 2012
    ..Here, we review the immediate and long-term medical outcomes of laparoscopic adrenalectomy in patients with an APA, and attempt to identify any distinctive sex differences in the management of resistant HTN...
  75. doi request reprint American Thyroid Association design and feasibility of a prospective randomized controlled trial of prophylactic central lymph node dissection for papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Tobias Carling
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8062, USA
    Thyroid 22:237-44. 2012
    ..The controversy relates to its unproven role in reducing recurrence rates while possibly increasing morbidity (permanent hypoparathyroidism and unintentional recurrent laryngeal nerve injury)...
  76. doi request reprint Validation of the "Perrier" parathyroid adenoma location nomenclature
    Haggi Mazeh
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, K3 705 Clinical Science Center, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    World J Surg 36:612-6. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to validate the utility of the nomenclature in a prospective manner at a different institution...
  77. doi request reprint False-negative fine-needle aspiration of thyroid nodules cannot be attributed to sampling error alone
    Xiao Min Yu
    Department of Surgery, Section of Endocrine Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53792 7375, USA
    Am J Surg 203:331-4; discussion 334. 2012
    ..The goal of this study was to determine whether sampling error was the major cause for false-negative fine needle aspiration (FNA) results for thyroid nodules...
  78. doi request reprint Hürthle cell metaplasia on fine-needle aspiration biopsy is not by itself an indication for thyroid surgery
    Kevin Hudak
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Am J Surg 203:287-90; discussion 290-1. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the malignancy rate in patients with Hürthle cell metaplasia (HCM) on fine-needle aspiration biopsy (FNAB)...
  79. pmc Contralateral papillary thyroid cancer: does size matter?
    Susan C Pitt
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    Am J Surg 197:342-7. 2009
    ..The optimal extent of thyroidectomy for papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) <1 cm is controversial. Our aim was to identify the rate and factors predictive of contralateral PTC in these patients...
  80. ncbi request reprint Carcinoid tumors
    Rebecca S Sippel
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Clinical Science Center, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 15:463-78. 2006
    ..The only curative therapy remains surgical resection. The prognosis and treatment of carcinoids vary based on location and histology, and therapy must be tailored to each patient...
  81. ncbi request reprint Pheochromocytoma: current approaches and future directions
    Joel T Adler
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Oncologist 13:779-93. 2008
    ..In this review, we discuss the presentation, diagnosis, management, and future directions in the management of this disease...
  82. doi request reprint Should all papillary thyroid microcarcinomas be aggressively treated? An analysis of 18,445 cases
    Xiao Min Yu
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Ann Surg 254:653-60. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify the risk factors that predict papillary thyroid microcarcinoma (PTMC)-related death in a large patient population to determine which patients need aggressive treatment...
  83. doi request reprint Does previous head and neck irradiation increase the chance of multigland disease in patients with hyperparathyroidism?
    Monica Woll
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:2240-4. 2011
    ..We therefore investigated whether patients with a history of head/neck irradiation and hyperparathyroidism (HPT) had a higher incidence of multigland disease...
  84. pmc Evolution of pediatric thyroid surgery at a tertiary medical center
    Jocelyn F Burke
    Department of Surgery, Section of Endocrine Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    J Surg Res 177:268-74. 2012
    ..We examined the evolution of pediatric thyroid surgery at a high volume tertiary medical center...
  85. ncbi request reprint Risks and consequences of incidental parathyroidectomy during thyroid resection
    Rebecca S Sippel
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    ANZ J Surg 77:33-6. 2007
    ..Inadvertent removal of the parathyroid glands during elective thyroid surgery occurs more frequently in certain high-risk patients and can lead to symptomatic hypocalcaemia...
  86. pmc What is the utility of distal forearm DXA in primary hyperparathyroidism?
    Kelly Wood
    Section of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Oncologist 17:322-5. 2012
    ..This study aimed to determine how frequently the distal forearm T score was the worst T score and if this T score alone led to higher rate of diagnosis of osteopenia or osteoporosis...
  87. ncbi request reprint Can thallium-pertechnetate subtraction scanning play a role in the preoperative imaging for minimally invasive parathyroidectomy?
    Rebecca S Sippel
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    Clin Nucl Med 29:21-6. 2004
    ..However, a significant number of patients with single gland disease have negative scans and are not considered for the minimally invasive procedure...
  88. ncbi request reprint An evidence-based approach to familial nonmedullary thyroid cancer: screening, clinical management, and follow-up
    Rebecca S Sippel
    University of California San Francisco Department of Surgery, UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center at Mount Zion, San Francisco, California, USA
    World J Surg 31:924-33. 2007
    ..Conclusions: To date, the optimal clinical approach is yet to be established, but improved awareness and screening will permit earlier detection, more timely intervention, and hopefully improved outcomes for patients and their families...
  89. doi request reprint 25-hydroxyvitamin D status does not affect intraoperative parathyroid hormone dynamics in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism
    Joel T Adler
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:2958-62. 2010
    ..During surgery for primary hyperparathyroidism, 25OHD deficiency may artificially elevate PTH, decreasing the sensitivity of intraoperative PTH (ioPTH) measurements...
  90. doi request reprint Revisiting adrenal mass size as an indication for adrenalectomy
    Nikiforos Ballian
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI 53792 7375, USA
    J Surg Res 156:16-20. 2009
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  91. pmc Thyroid hormone replacement after thyroid lobectomy
    Samantha J Stoll
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    Surgery 146:554-8; discussion 558-60. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the incidence of and identify risk factors for postoperative hypothyroidism in patients undergoing thyroid lobectomy...
  92. pmc Influence of morbid obesity on parathyroidectomy outcomes in primary hyperparathyroidism
    Susan C Pitt
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    Am J Surg 199:410-4; discussion 414-5. 2010
    ..We sought to evaluate the influence of morbid obesity in patients undergoing parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism (pHPT)...
  93. pmc The North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society consensus guideline for the diagnosis and management of neuroendocrine tumors: pheochromocytoma, paraganglioma, and medullary thyroid cancer
    Herbert Chen
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53792 7375, USA
    Pancreas 39:775-83. 2010
    ..Genetic testing for RET mutations has allowed identification of familial cases and prophylactic thyroidectomy for cure. The only curative treatment is complete surgical resection...
  94. doi request reprint Operative failures after parathyroidectomy for hyperparathyroidism: the influence of surgical volume
    Herbert Chen
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Ann Surg 252:691-5. 2010
    ..To determine whether surgical volume influences the cause of operative failures after parathyroidectomy for hyperparathyroidism...
  95. pmc The impact of the 80-hour work week on student interest in a surgical career
    Barbara Zarebczan
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53792 7375, USA
    J Surg Res 171:422-6. 2011
    ..Using a survey of medical students, we evaluated whether this change increased medical students' interest in pursuing a career in surgery...
  96. pmc Novel targets for the treatment and palliation of gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors
    Scott N Pinchot
    University of Wisconsin, Department of Surgery, Section of Endocrine Surgery, H4 750 Clinical Science Center, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Curr Opin Investig Drugs 9:576-82. 2008
    ..In this review, several pathways thought to be involved in GI NET carcinogenesis are discussed, and novel approaches that are currently in development to target these pathways are highlighted...
  97. ncbi request reprint A mouse model of carcinoid syndrome and heart disease
    Sandeepa Musunuru
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Surg Res 126:102-5. 2005
    ..Whether serotonin is directly responsible for these cardiac abnormalities is unknown. Therefore, to further understand the etiology and pathophysiology of carcinoid heart disease, we developed an animal model of the carcinoid syndrome...
  98. ncbi request reprint Does propofol anesthesia affect intraoperative parathyroid hormone levels? A randomized, prospective trial
    Rebecca S Sippel
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin Medical School, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Surgery 136:1138-42. 2004
    ..Several authors have reported that propofol can interfere with intact parathyroid hormone (PTH) testing in vitro. Therefore, many surgeons avoid propofol during parathyroidectomy...
  99. pmc Higher serum thyroid stimulating hormone level in thyroid nodule patients is associated with greater risks of differentiated thyroid cancer and advanced tumor stage
    Megan Rist Haymart
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:809-14. 2008
    ..TSH is a known thyroid growth factor, but the pathogenic role of TSH in thyroid oncogenesis is unclear...
  100. ncbi request reprint Subclinical Cushing's syndrome in adrenal incidentalomas
    Rebecca S Sippel
    Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, H4 710 Clinical Science Center, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 84:875-85. 2004
    ..Additionally, if this diagnosis is not sought out before pursuing an adrenalectomy for an incidentaloma, the patient can develop profound postoperative adrenal insufficiency...
  101. pmc Medullary thyroid carcinoma: targeted therapies and future directions
    Scott N Pinchot
    Endocrine Surgery Research Laboratory, Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin, H4 722 Clinical Science Center, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    J Oncol 2009:183031. 2009
    ..Here, we review several pathways which have been shown to be vital in MTC tumorigenesis and focus on the pathways of interest for which targeted drug therapies are currently being developed...