Sanziana A Roman

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Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Aggressive variants of papillary thyroid cancer
    Sanziana Roman
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Curr Opin Oncol 25:33-8. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive parathyroid surgery
    S Roman
    Division of Surgical Oncology and Endocrinology, Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Minerva Chir 57:105-10. 2002
  3. doi request reprint The effects of serum calcium and parathyroid hormone changes on psychological and cognitive function in patients undergoing parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism
    Sanziana A Roman
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Ann Surg 253:131-7. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Medullary thyroid cancer: early detection and novel treatments
    Sanziana Roman
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Curr Opin Oncol 21:5-10. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Health services research in endocrine surgery
    Sanziana Roman
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Curr Opin Oncol 20:47-51. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Functional paragangliomas presenting as primary liver tumors
    Sanziana A Roman
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    South Med J 100:195-6. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric and cognitive aspects of primary hyperparathyroidism
    Sanziana Roman
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Curr Opin Oncol 19:1-5. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Prognosis of medullary thyroid carcinoma: demographic, clinical, and pathologic predictors of survival in 1252 cases
    Sanziana Roman
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Cancer 107:2134-42. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Black thyroid syndrome
    Anna Yusim
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06511, USA
    Thyroid 16:811-2. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Pheochromocytoma and functional paraganglioma
    Sanziana Roman
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Curr Opin Oncol 16:8-12. 2004

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  1. doi request reprint Aggressive variants of papillary thyroid cancer
    Sanziana Roman
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Curr Opin Oncol 25:33-8. 2013
    ..The most common of these include the diffuse sclerosing variant, tall cell variant, and insular thyroid cancer. These tumors may represent a spectrum of dedifferentiation from classic PTC to anaplastic thyroid cancers...
  2. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive parathyroid surgery
    S Roman
    Division of Surgical Oncology and Endocrinology, Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Minerva Chir 57:105-10. 2002
    ..While some techniques are more popular than others, careful selection of patients with primary HPTH has resulted in comparable cure rates to the standard bilateral parathyroid exploration...
  3. doi request reprint The effects of serum calcium and parathyroid hormone changes on psychological and cognitive function in patients undergoing parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism
    Sanziana A Roman
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Ann Surg 253:131-7. 2011
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  4. doi request reprint Medullary thyroid cancer: early detection and novel treatments
    Sanziana Roman
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Curr Opin Oncol 21:5-10. 2009
    ..We review the most recent studies on the molecular biology, calcitonin screening, diagnosis, imaging, and treatment of MTC...
  5. ncbi request reprint Health services research in endocrine surgery
    Sanziana Roman
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Curr Opin Oncol 20:47-51. 2008
    ..We review recent health services research studies examining clinical and economic outcomes in endocrine surgery...
  6. ncbi request reprint Functional paragangliomas presenting as primary liver tumors
    Sanziana A Roman
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    South Med J 100:195-6. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Psychiatric and cognitive aspects of primary hyperparathyroidism
    Sanziana Roman
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Curr Opin Oncol 19:1-5. 2007
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Prognosis of medullary thyroid carcinoma: demographic, clinical, and pathologic predictors of survival in 1252 cases
    Sanziana Roman
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Cancer 107:2134-42. 2006
    ..Therefore, the authors used the population-based Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) registry to update what to their knowledge is one of the largest series of patients with MTC reported to date...
  9. ncbi request reprint Black thyroid syndrome
    Anna Yusim
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06511, USA
    Thyroid 16:811-2. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Pheochromocytoma and functional paraganglioma
    Sanziana Roman
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Curr Opin Oncol 16:8-12. 2004
    ..Pheochromocytomas and paragangliomas are rare tumors of chromaffin cell origin. Their identification is likely increasing owing to the increased use of radiographic images detecting incidental adrenal masses...
  11. ncbi request reprint Parathyroidectomy improves neurocognitive deficits in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism
    Sanziana A Roman
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Surgery 138:1121-8; discussion 1128-9. 2005
    ..Clinical guidelines for the treatment of primary hyperparathyroidism (pHPT) often suggest parathyroidectomy, but generally fail to consider neurocognitive and psychiatric symptoms because of the relative paucity of evidence...
  12. ncbi request reprint Adrenocortical carcinoma
    Sanziana Roman
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Curr Opin Oncol 18:36-42. 2006
    ..In the pediatric population, though, virilizing tumors carry a better survival than non-functional or cortisol-secreting tumors...
  13. ncbi request reprint Endocrine tumors: evaluation of the thyroid nodule
    Sanziana A Roman
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Curr Opin Oncol 15:66-70. 2003
    ..This article reviews the literature of the last 12 months and discusses some of the new molecular, genetic, and immunostaining techniques in the evaluation of thyroid nodules...
  14. doi request reprint Aggressive variants of papillary thyroid cancer: incidence, characteristics and predictors of survival among 43,738 patients
    Hadiza S Kazaure
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:1874-80. 2012
    ..The diffuse sclerosing (DSV) and tall cell (TCV) variants are considered aggressive subtypes of papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) for which data are limited...
  15. doi request reprint Medullary thyroid cancer: are practice patterns in the United States discordant from American Thyroid Association guidelines?
    Babita Panigrahi
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:1490-8. 2010
    ..This study benchmarked national practice patterns against 2009 American Thyroid Association (ATA) guidelines for MTC regarding use of thyroidectomy, lymphadenectomy, radioactive iodine (RAI), and external-beam radiotherapy (EBRT)...
  16. doi request reprint Pediatric endocrine surgery: who is operating on our children?
    Charles T Tuggle
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn, USA
    Surgery 144:869-77; discussion 877. 2008
    ..High surgeon volume is associated with improved outcomes in adult endocrine surgery. This is the first population-based outcomes study for thyroidectomy/parathyroidectomy in children...
  17. doi request reprint To stimulate or withdraw? A cost-utility analysis of recombinant human thyrotropin versus thyroxine withdrawal for radioiodine ablation in patients with low-risk differentiated thyroid cancer in the United States
    Tracy S Wang
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:1672-80. 2010
    ..European studies have shown that use of rhTSH vs. thyroid hormone withdrawal is a cost-effective method for preparing patients for ablation...
  18. doi request reprint A population-based study of outcomes from thyroidectomy in aging Americans: at what cost?
    Julie Ann Sosa
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 206:1097-105. 2008
    ..We wanted to evaluate clinical and economic outcomes after thyroidectomy in patients 65 years of age and older, with special analyses of those aged 80 years and older, in the US...
  19. doi request reprint Discrepancies in training satisfaction and program completion among 2662 categorical and preliminary general surgery residents
    Michael C Sullivan
    Department of Surgery, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Ann Surg 257:1174-80. 2013
    ..To compare training experiences of postgraduate year (PGY)-1 and PGY-2 categorical and nondesignated preliminary (NDP) residents and examine NDP educational outcomes...
  20. doi request reprint The resident as surgeon: an analysis of ACS-NSQIP
    Hadiza S Kazaure
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    J Surg Res 178:126-32. 2012
    ..Data on the characteristics and outcomes of patients operated on by surgical residents are limited...
  21. doi request reprint Postoperative calcium supplementation in patients undergoing thyroidectomy
    Tracy S Wang
    Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    Curr Opin Oncol 24:22-8. 2012
    ..This review examines recent literature on predictive factors for hypocalcemia, measurement of serum calcium and parathyroid hormone (PTH) levels, and algorithms for supplementation with calcium and/or vitamin D...
  22. doi request reprint Clinical and economic outcomes of thyroid and parathyroid surgery in children
    Julie Ann Sosa
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, 9200 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:3058-65. 2008
    ..Clinical and economic outcomes after thyroidectomy/parathyroidectomy in adults have demonstrated disparities based on patient age and race/ethnicity; there is a paucity of literature on pediatric endocrine outcomes...
  23. doi request reprint Outcomes from 3144 adrenalectomies in the United States: which matters more, surgeon volume or specialty?
    Henry S Park
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Arch Surg 144:1060-7. 2009
    ..To assess the effect of surgeon volume and specialty on clinical and economic outcomes after adrenalectomy...
  24. doi request reprint The management of thyroid nodules in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism
    Tracy S Wang
    Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    J Surg Res 154:317-23. 2009
    ..With the increasing use of minimally invasive parathyroidectomy (MIP), there is no standard approach for the management of incidental thyroid nodules in pHPT patients...
  25. doi request reprint To supplement or not to supplement: a cost-utility analysis of calcium and vitamin D repletion in patients after thyroidectomy
    Tracy S Wang
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:1293-9. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the incremental cost utility of routine versus selective calcium and vitamin D supplementation after total or completion thyroidectomy...
  26. doi request reprint Thyroidectomy and parathyroidectomy in patients with high body mass index are safe overall: analysis of 26,864 patients
    Rafael Buerba
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Surgery 150:950-8. 2011
    ..Our study characterizes the 30-day clinical and economic outcomes in patients with high BMI from a multi-institutional database...
  27. doi request reprint BRAFV600E mutation in papillary thyroid microcarcinoma: a genotype-phenotype correlation
    Renu K Virk
    Department of Pathology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Mod Pathol 26:62-70. 2013
    ..BRAF(V600E) mutation is an early event in thyroid carcinogenesis, and is associated with distinctive morphology and aggressive features even in papillary thyroid microcarcinomas...
  28. doi request reprint Vanishing thyroid tumors: a diagnostic dilemma after ultrasonography-guided fine-needle aspiration
    Ogechukwu P Eze
    Department of Pathology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8023, USA
    Thyroid 23:194-200. 2013
    ..In this study, we highlight the diagnostic and management issues associated with the unintended consequences of ultrasonography (US)-guided FNA...
  29. doi request reprint Surgical residency and attrition: defining the individual and programmatic factors predictive of trainee losses
    Michael C Sullivan
    Department of Surgery, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 216:461-71. 2013
    ..Voluntary resident attrition remains problematic despite recent changes in postgraduate general surgery training, including reduction of work hours...
  30. doi request reprint A cost-effectiveness analysis of adrenalectomy for nonfunctional adrenal incidentalomas: is there a size threshold for resection?
    Tracy S Wang
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Surgery 152:1125-32. 2012
    ..This study evaluates the cost-effectiveness of this approach...
  31. doi request reprint Calcitonin measurement in the evaluation of thyroid nodules in the United States: a cost-effectiveness and decision analysis
    Kevin Cheung
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:2173-80. 2008
    ..Calcitonin screening for MTC has not been recommended in recent U.S. practice guidelines...
  32. doi request reprint Obesity is a predictor of morbidity in 1,629 patients who underwent adrenalectomy
    Hadiza S Kazaure
    Yale University School of Medicine, 330 Cedar St, Tompkins 208, P O Box 208062, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    World J Surg 35:1287-95. 2011
    ..We examined the impact of obesity on 30-day outcomes of adrenalectomy using a multi-institutional database...
  33. doi request reprint Postdischarge complications predict reoperation and mortality after otolaryngologic surgery
    Michelle M Chen
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 149:865-72. 2013
    ..2) Evaluate association between PDCs and risk of reoperation and mortality...
  34. doi request reprint Patients with follicular and Hurthle cell microcarcinomas have compromised survival: a population level study of 22,738 patients
    Eric J Kuo
    Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
    Surgery 154:1246-53; discussion 1253-4. 2013
    ..There is a scarcity of evidence regarding outcomes of patients with follicular thyroid microcarcinoma and Hurthle cell microcarcinoma (<1 cm); optimal treatment for these tumors remains unclear...
  35. doi request reprint Central lymph node dissection in patients with papillary thyroid cancer: a population level analysis of 14,257 cases
    Chineme Enyioha
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Am J Surg 205:655-61. 2013
    ..This study analyzes the impact of demographics and tumor size on the use of central compartment lymph node dissection (CLND) for papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) in the United States...
  36. doi request reprint Differentiated thyroid cancer: an update
    Tracy S Wang
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    Curr Opin Oncol 23:7-12. 2011
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Race and surgical residency: results from a national survey of 4339 US general surgery residents
    Risa L Wong
    Department of Surgery, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Ann Surg 257:782-7. 2013
    ..To determine how race influences US general surgery residents' experiences during residency training...
  38. doi request reprint Surgical approach and outcomes in patients with lithium-associated hyperparathyroidism
    Jennifer L Marti
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:3465-71. 2012
    ..Therefore, in LAH patients, surgical approaches, pathologic findings, cure rates, and factors associated with persistent or recurrent disease were investigated...
  39. doi request reprint "Join the club": effect of resident and attending social interactions on overall satisfaction among 4390 general surgery residents
    Michael C Sullivan
    Departments of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Arch Surg 147:408-14. 2012
    ..To investigate which residents develop successful collegial relationships with attending physicians and to determine how social interactions affect residency satisfaction...
  40. doi request reprint Would scan, but which scan? A cost-utility analysis to optimize preoperative imaging for primary hyperparathyroidism
    Tracy S Wang
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    Surgery 150:1286-94. 2011
    ..This study examines the cost-utility of sestamibi in combination with single photon emission computed tomography (sestamibi-SPECT); ultrasound; and 4-dimensional computed tomography (4D-CT)...
  41. doi request reprint Prognosis of primary thyroid lymphoma: demographic, clinical, and pathologic predictors of survival in 1,408 cases
    Amanda Graff-Baker
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Surgery 146:1105-15. 2009
    ..There is a paucity of data regarding prognosis of primary thyroid lymphoma (PTL), with only case reports and institutional series reported. This is the first population-based study of PTL in the United States...
  42. ncbi request reprint The maturation of a specialty: Workforce projections for endocrine surgery
    Julie Ann Sosa
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, Yale New Haven Hospital, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn, USA
    Surgery 142:876-83. 2007
    ..Fellowship programs will lead to more specialty-trained endocrine surgeons. We make projections for the supply of endocrine surgeons and demand for endocrine procedures over the next 15 years...
  43. doi request reprint Outcomes following thyroid and parathyroid surgery in pregnant women
    Sreyram Kuy
    Department of Surgery, Division of Endocrine Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8062, USA
    Arch Surg 144:399-406; discussion 406. 2009
    ..To perform the first population-based measurement of clinical and economic outcomes after thyroid and parathyroid surgery in pregnant women and identify the characteristics of this population and the predictors of outcome...
  44. doi request reprint Age matters: a study of clinical and economic outcomes following cholecystectomy in elderly Americans
    Sreyram Kuy
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Am J Surg 201:789-96. 2011
    ..Gallstone disease increases with age. The aims of this study were to measure short-term outcomes from cholecystectomy in hospitalized elderly patients, assess the effect of age, and identify predictors of outcomes...
  45. doi request reprint Our trainees' confidence: results from a national survey of 4136 US general surgery residents
    Emily M Bucholz
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Arch Surg 146:907-14. 2011
    ..To characterize factors shaping surgery resident confidence and determine whether confidence is associated with future specialty training...
  46. doi request reprint Adrenalectomy in older Americans has increased morbidity and mortality: an analysis of 6,416 patients
    Hadiza S Kazaure
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, 330 Cedar St, Tompkins 208, New Haven, CT, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:2714-21. 2011
    ..The incidence of adrenal tumors increases with age. We examined the impact of older age (>60 years) on clinical and economic outcomes after adrenalectomy...
  47. doi request reprint Life events during surgical residency have different effects on women and men over time
    Michelle M Chen
    Department of Surgery, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Surgery 154:162-70. 2013
    ..Women represent half of medical school graduates in the United States. Our aim was to characterize the effects of marriage and childbirth on the experiences of surgery residents...
  48. doi request reprint Striving for work-life balance: effect of marriage and children on the experience of 4402 US general surgery residents
    Michael C Sullivan
    Department of Surgery, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Ann Surg 257:571-6. 2013
    ..To determine how marital status and having children impact US general surgical residents' attitudes toward training and personal life...
  49. doi request reprint Papillary thyroid carcinomas with and without BRAF V600E mutations are morphologically distinct
    Alexander Finkelstein
    Department of Pathology, Yale School of Medicine, 310 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT06520, USA
    Histopathology 60:1052-9. 2012
    ..This study was aimed at identifying distinctive features in tumours with and without the mutation...
  50. doi request reprint Emergency surgery in patients who have undergone recent radiotherapy is associated with increased complications and mortality: review of 536 patients
    Michael C Sullivan
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, Yale School of Medicine, 330 Cedar Street, Tompkins 208, PO Box 208062, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    World J Surg 36:31-8. 2012
    ..There is a paucity of data regarding patients undergoing emergency surgery following radiotherapy. This study examines the morbidity and mortality of patients having emergent surgery ≤90 days after irradiation...
  51. doi request reprint Insular thyroid cancer: a population-level analysis of patient characteristics and predictors of survival
    Hadiza S Kazaure
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Cancer 118:3260-7. 2012
    ..Insular thyroid cancer (ITC) is an uncommon, poorly differentiated thyroid malignancy. To date, there have been no population-level studies of the characteristics and outcomes of patients with ITC...
  52. 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)...
  53. doi request reprint Medullary thyroid microcarcinoma: a population-level analysis of 310 patients
    Hadiza S Kazaure
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Cancer 118:620-7. 2012
    ..Medullary thyroid microcarcinomas (microMTCs) are medullary thyroid carcinomas (MTCs) that measure ≤1 cm in size for which there is a paucity of data on incidence, characteristics, and clinical significance...
  54. doi request reprint Treatment patterns of aging Americans with differentiated thyroid cancer
    Henry S Park
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Cancer 116:20-30. 2010
    ..In the current study, the authors assessed the use of thyroidectomy and RAI among elderly patients with DTC and the effects on survival...
  55. doi request reprint Evolution of the surgeon-volume, patient-outcome relationship
    Leon D Boudourakis
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Ann Surg 250:159-65. 2009
    ..This finding has prompted recommendations for increasing specialization and referrals to high-volume surgeons, yet their implementation in clinical practice has not been measured...
  56. doi request reprint ATA practice guidelines for the treatment of differentiated thyroid cancer: were they followed in the United States?
    Olatokunbo M Famakinwa
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Am J Surg 199:189-98. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to benchmark national practice patterns against American Thyroid Association guidelines for thyroidectomy, lymphadenectomy, and radioactive iodine (RAI) for differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC)...
  57. doi request reprint Simultaneous medullary and differentiated thyroid cancer: a population-level analysis of an increasingly common entity
    Risa L Wong
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:2635-42. 2012
    ..Simultaneous medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) and differentiated thyroid carcinoma (DTC) is a rare entity. This is the first population-level analysis of the characteristics and outcomes of simultaneous MTC/DTC...
  58. doi request reprint Spontaneous adrenal hemorrhage with associated masses: etiology and management in 6 cases and a review of 133 reported cases
    Jennifer L Marti
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, TMP 202, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    World J Surg 36:75-82. 2012
    ..Our objectives were to describe six cases from a single institution and to perform a literature review of the etiology of the condition and recommended management of patients with hemorrhagic adrenal masses...
  59. doi request reprint Optimal surgical management of well-differentiated thyroid cancer arising in struma ovarii: a series of 4 patients and a review of 53 reported cases
    Jennifer L Marti
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Thyroid 22:400-6. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that in patients with thyroid cancer arising within struma ovarii, pelvic surgery alone would be sufficient, provided there is no evidence of gross extra-ovarian extension...
  60. doi request reprint Does chemotherapy prior to emergency surgery affect patient outcomes? Examination of 1912 patients
    Michael C Sullivan
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:11-8. 2012
    ..Data regarding preoperative chemotherapy as a risk to surgical outcomes are limited. This study examines morbidity and mortality among patients necessitating emergent surgical procedures ≤30 days after chemotherapy...
  61. doi request reprint Effect of program type on the training experiences of 248 university, community, and US military-based general surgery residencies
    Michael C Sullivan
    Department of Surgery, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 214:53-60. 2012
    ..There is a paucity of research comparing resident training experiences of university, community, and military-affiliated surgical programs...
  62. doi request reprint Predictors of outcomes following pediatric thyroid and parathyroid surgery
    Tracy S Wang
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53226, USA
    Curr Opin Oncol 21:23-8. 2009
    ..Recent studies have demonstrated racial/ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in adults undergoing thyroidectomy and parathyroidectomy. To date, few studies have examined outcomes in children undergoing cervical endocrine surgery...
  63. ncbi request reprint Pheochromocytoma and functional paraganglioma
    Heather Yeo
    Department of General Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Curr Opin Oncol 17:13-8. 2005
    ..It emphasizes current diagnostic and surgical approaches and discusses the potential for future developments in the field...
  64. doi request reprint A meta-analysis of the effect of prophylactic central compartment neck dissection on locoregional recurrence rates in patients with papillary thyroid cancer
    Tracy S Wang
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:3477-83. 2013
    ..It is not known whether prophylactic central compartment neck dissection (pCCND) in conjunction with total thyroidectomy decreases rates of locoregional recurrence in patients with papillary thyroid cancer (PTC)...
  65. doi request reprint Early clinical and economic outcomes of patients undergoing living donor nephrectomy in the United States
    Amy L Friedman
    Department of Surgery, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY 13210, USA
    Arch Surg 145:356-62; discussion 362. 2010
    ..Case series and center surveys exist, but national aggregate data are lacking. We sought to determine predictors of early clinical and economic outcomes following living donor nephrectomy...
  66. doi request reprint Evaluating the surgery literature: can standardizing peer-review today predict manuscript impact tomorrow?
    Julie A Sosa
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Ann Surg 250:152-8. 2009
    ..Evidence-based surgery is predicated on the quality of published literature. We measured the quality of surgery manuscripts selected by peer review and identified predictors of excellence...
  67. pmc Virtual reality training improves operating room performance: results of a randomized, double-blinded study
    Neal E Seymour
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8062, USA
    Ann Surg 236:458-63; discussion 463-4. 2002
    ..To demonstrate that virtual reality (VR) training transfers technical skills to the operating room (OR) environment...
  68. pmc A fluorodeoxyglucose avid mediastinal parathyroid adenoma masquerading as metastatic bladder cancer
    Anthonia D Adewole
    Department of Surgery, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg 15:514-5. 2012
    ..Final pathology revealed an ectopic mediastinal parathyroid adenoma. The combination of the rare presentation, uncommon surgical approach and pathology makes this case unique...
  69. doi request reprint Outcomes following cholecystectomy in pregnant and nonpregnant women
    Sreyram Kuy
    Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Surgery 146:358-66. 2009
    ..This study is the first population-based measurement of outcomes after cholecystectomy during pregnancy...
  70. ncbi request reprint Racial disparities in clinical and economic outcomes from thyroidectomy
    Julie Ann Sosa
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Ann Surg 246:1083-91. 2007
    ..Thyroid disease is common, and thyroidectomy is a mainstay of treatment for many benign and malignant thyroid conditions. Overall, thyroidectomy is associated with favorable outcomes, particularly if experienced surgeons perform it...
  71. pmc Clinical and economic outcomes of thyroid surgery in elderly patients: a systematic review
    Michael C Sullivan
    Department of Surgery, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Thyroid Res 2012:615846. 2012
    ..This paper reviews the epidemiology of thyroid disease in the elderly, current surgical indications and practice patterns, and the clinical and economic outcomes of elderly patients with thyroid disease after surgical intervention...
  72. doi request reprint The vulnerable stage of dedicated research years of general surgery residency: results of a national survey
    Gloria R Sue
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Arch Surg 146:653-8. 2011
    ..To characterize the demographics and attitudes of US general surgery residents performing full-time research...
  73. doi request reprint Primary thyroid lymphoma: a review of recent developments in diagnosis and histology-driven treatment
    Amanda Graff-Baker
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Curr Opin Oncol 22:17-22. 2010
    ..This article reviews the diagnosis, histologic subtypes, pathogenesis, and treatment of PTL, with the objective of optimizing diagnosis and management of the disease...
  74. doi request reprint Medullary thyroid cancer: an update of new guidelines and recent developments
    Leslie S Wu
    Department of Surgery, Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine, USA
    Curr Opin Oncol 23:22-7. 2011
    ..Variation in practice patterns exist in the United States with regard to diagnosis, treatment, and long-term management. We review the most recent guidelines on management of this challenging neuroendocrine malignancy...
  75. doi request reprint Medullary thyroid carcinoma without marked elevation of calcitonin: a diagnostic and surveillance dilemma
    Tracy S Wang
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, USA
    Thyroid 18:889-94. 2008
    ..He remains disease-free 12 months after surgery. We review the literature on calcitonin-negative MTC and discuss methods of postoperative surveillance in this subset of patients...
  76. ncbi request reprint Outdated and incomplete: a review of thyroid cancer on the World Wide Web
    Mamie Air
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Thyroid 17:259-65. 2007
    ..To evaluate the most frequently searched thyroid cancer websites for completeness, accuracy, and consumer friendliness...
  77. doi request reprint Endocrine surgery: where are we today? A national survey of young endocrine surgeons
    Carmen C Solorzano
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Sylvester Cancer Center, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Surgery 147:536-41. 2010
    ..Educational objectives have been published by the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons (AAES), but data have not been collected describing the recruitment pool, fellowship, or postfellowship experiences...
  78. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal manifestations of endocrine disease
    Christina Maser
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    World J Gastroenterol 12:3174-9. 2006
    ..We also review manifestations of pancreatic endocrine tumors, and multiple endocrine neoplasia...
  79. doi request reprint High mortality in surgical patients with do-not-resuscitate orders: analysis of 8256 patients
    Hadiza Kazaure
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Arch Surg 146:922-8. 2011
    ..To evaluate outcomes of patients who undergo surgery with a do-not-resuscitate (DNR) order...
  80. ncbi request reprint Filling a void: thyroid cancer surgery information on the internet
    Heather Yeo
    Department of Surgery, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    World J Surg 31:1185-91; discussion 1192-3. 2007
    ..Many patients use the Internet for health-related decisions. Our purposes were to measure the quality of thyroid cancer surgery information on the Internet, and to identify quality predictors...
  81. ncbi request reprint Current management of medullary thyroid cancer
    S A Milan
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Minerva Chir 65:27-37. 2010
    ..Conventional systemic chemotherapies for metastatic MTC have been disappointing; however, newer agents which affect specific RET proteins and tyrosine kinase growth factor receptors show promise in phase 1 and 2 clinical trials...
  82. doi request reprint An examination of the construct validity and factor structure of the Groton Maze Learning Test, a new measure of spatial working memory, learning efficiency, and error monitoring
    Robert H Pietrzak
    Department of Psychology, Clinical Division, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269 1020, USA
    Arch Clin Neuropsychol 23:433-45. 2008
    ..Exploratory factor analysis yielded a two-factor solution of error monitoring and learning efficiency, which was stable across repeated assessments...