Cord Sturgeon

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Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Extent of surgery affects survival for papillary thyroid cancer
    Karl Y Bilimoria
    Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Ann Surg 246:375-81; discussion 381-4. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Identification and treatment of aggressive thyroid cancers. Part 2: risk assessment and treatment
    Cord Sturgeon
    Department of Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal and Endocrine Surgery, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 20:397-404; discussion 404, 407-8. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Current approach to pheochromocytoma
    Cord Sturgeon
    Department of Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal and Endocrine Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611 2908, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 20:1444, 1446, 1450-1. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Identification and treatment of aggressive thyroid cancers. Part 1: subtypes
    Cord Sturgeon
    Department of Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal and Endocrine Surgery, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 20:253-60. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic surgery for melanoma metastases to the adrenal gland
    Cord Sturgeon
    University of Feinberg School of Medicine, Division of Gastrointestinal and Endocrine Surgery, Chicago, IL 60611 2908, USA
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 4:837-41. 2004
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Utilization of total thyroidectomy for papillary thyroid cancer in the United States
    Karl Y Bilimoria
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill, USA
    Surgery 142:906-13; discussion 913.e1-2. 2007
  8. doi request reprint The management of aldosterone-producing adrenal adenomas--does adrenalectomy increase costs?
    Bethann Reimel
    Department of Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Surgery 148:1178-85; discussion 1185. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Should pheochromocytoma size influence surgical approach? A comparison of 90 malignant and 60 benign pheochromocytomas
    Wen T Shen
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, Hellman Building C3 47, 1600 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Surgery 136:1129-37. 2004
  10. 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

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Publications38

  1. pmc Extent of surgery affects survival for papillary thyroid cancer
    Karl Y Bilimoria
    Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Ann Surg 246:375-81; discussion 381-4. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to examine whether the extent of surgery affects outcomes for PTC and to determine whether a size threshold could be identified above which total thyroidectomy is associated with improved outcomes...
  2. ncbi request reprint Identification and treatment of aggressive thyroid cancers. Part 2: risk assessment and treatment
    Cord Sturgeon
    Department of Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal and Endocrine Surgery, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 20:397-404; discussion 404, 407-8. 2006
    ..Experimental treatments utilizing molecular targets, redifferentiation agents, and gene therapy are covered briefly as well...
  3. ncbi request reprint Current approach to pheochromocytoma
    Cord Sturgeon
    Department of Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal and Endocrine Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611 2908, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 20:1444, 1446, 1450-1. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Identification and treatment of aggressive thyroid cancers. Part 1: subtypes
    Cord Sturgeon
    Department of Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal and Endocrine Surgery, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Oncology (Williston Park) 20:253-60. 2006
    ..Experimental treatments utilizing molecular targets, redifferentiation agents, and gene therapy are covered briefly as well...
  5. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic surgery for melanoma metastases to the adrenal gland
    Cord Sturgeon
    University of Feinberg School of Medicine, Division of Gastrointestinal and Endocrine Surgery, Chicago, IL 60611 2908, USA
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 4:837-41. 2004
    ..However, the natural history of laparoscopic surgery for these lesions is still unknown. The indications for and limitations of laparoscopic adrenalectomy for metastatic melanoma are discussed...
  6. 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint Utilization of total thyroidectomy for papillary thyroid cancer in the United States
    Karl Y Bilimoria
    Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Oncology, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill, USA
    Surgery 142:906-13; discussion 913.e1-2. 2007
    ..We examined surgical practice patterns for PTC greater than or equal to 1 cm and identified factors that predict the use of total thyroidectomy...
  8. doi request reprint The management of aldosterone-producing adrenal adenomas--does adrenalectomy increase costs?
    Bethann Reimel
    Department of Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Surgery 148:1178-85; discussion 1185. 2010
    ..We sought to compare the current guideline-based (surgical) strategy with universal pharmacologic management to determine the optimal strategy from a cost perspective...
  9. ncbi request reprint Should pheochromocytoma size influence surgical approach? A comparison of 90 malignant and 60 benign pheochromocytomas
    Wen T Shen
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, Hellman Building C3 47, 1600 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Surgery 136:1129-37. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to determine if pheochromocytoma size should affect the choice of surgical approach...
  10. 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...
  11. doi request reprint How does the operative strategy for primary hyperparathyroidism impact the findings and cure rate? A comparison of 800 parathyroidectomies
    Julie McGill
    Department of Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal and Endocrine Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 207:246-9. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that a higher frequency of multigland disease and higher cure rate would result if routine four-gland exploration (4GL) was used as compared with focused parathyroidectomy (FP) for treatment of primary hyperparathyroidism...
  12. doi request reprint Influence of lymph node metastases on survival in pediatric medullary thyroid cancer
    Mehul V Raval
    Division of Research and Optimal Patient Care, Cancer Programs, American College of Surgeons, Chicago, IL 60611 3211, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 45:1947-54. 2010
    ..Guidelines recommend prophylactic thyroidectomy in early childhood, but randomized prospective trials are not feasible. We hypothesized that LNM is associated with poor prognosis in children...
  13. ncbi request reprint From incidentaloma to adrenocortical carcinoma: the surgical management of adrenal tumors
    Wen T Shen
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Surg Oncol 89:186-92. 2005
    ..We also discuss the choice of optimal surgical approach for performing adrenalectomy (laparoscopic, open, hand-assist)...
  14. doi request reprint Routine on-site evaluation of specimen adequacy during initial ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration of thyroid nodules: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    Kyle Zanocco
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:2462-7. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that the addition of routine OSE to initial ultrasound-guided FNA of thyroid nodules is not cost-effective...
  15. doi request reprint Is subtotal thyroidectomy a cost-effective treatment for Graves disease? A cost-effectiveness analysis of the medical and surgical treatment options
    Kyle Zanocco
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Surgery 152:164-72. 2012
    ..The 3 treatment options for Graves disease (GD) are antithyroid drugs (ATDs), radioactive iodine (RAI), and thyroid surgery. We hypothesized that thyroid surgery is cost-effective for Graves disease when compared to RAI or ATD...
  16. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis of repeat fine-needle aspiration for thyroid biopsies read as atypia of undetermined significance
    Michael Heller
    Department of Surgery, Section of Endocrine Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Surgery 152:423-30. 2012
    ..Compliance with these recommendations has been suboptimal. We hypothesized that repeat FNA would be more effective than diagnostic lobectomy, with decreased costs and improved rates of cancer detection...
  17. doi request reprint Neuromonitoring in thyroid surgery: attitudes, usage patterns, and predictors of use among endocrine surgeons
    Cord Sturgeon
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 201 E Huron Street, Galter 10 105, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    World J Surg 33:417-25. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that attitudes would predict usage patterns and that the predominant strategy among endocrine surgeons would be no neuromonitoring during thyroid surgery...
  18. doi request reprint Cost effectiveness of intraoperative pathology examination during diagnostic hemithyroidectomy for unilateral follicular thyroid neoplasms
    Kyle Zanocco
    Department of Surgery, Section of Endocrine Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL Center for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
    J Am Coll Surg 217:702-10. 2013
    ..We hypothesized diagnostic hemithyroidectomy with IPE for a unilateral follicular thyroid neoplasm diagnosed on fine-needle aspiration is not cost effective compared with diagnostic hemithyroidectomy alone...
  19. doi request reprint How should age at diagnosis impact treatment strategy in asymptomatic primary hyperparathyroidism? A cost-effectiveness analysis
    Kyle Zanocco
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal and Endocrine Surgery, Chicago, Illinois 60611 2908, USA
    Surgery 144:290-8. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that a cost-effectiveness analysis would show PTX to be the optimal strategy for asymptomatic patients >50 years of age...
  20. ncbi request reprint Impact of surgical treatment on outcomes for papillary thyroid cancer
    Karl Y Bilimoria
    Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 201 East Huron Street, Galter 10 105, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Adv Surg 42:1-12. 2008
    ..The surgical treatment of PTC needs to be individualized, however. based on the patient, the tumor, and the experience of the surgeon to offer the best outcome...
  21. ncbi request reprint What is the link between nonlocalizing sestamibi scans, multigland disease, and persistent hypercalcemia? A study of 401 consecutive patients undergoing parathyroidectomy
    Bill Chiu
    Department of Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal and Endocrine Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Surgery 140:418-22. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that nonlocalizing sestamibi scans would correlate with multigland disease and persistent primary hyperparathyroidism...
  22. doi request reprint Parathyroid Carcinoma: An Update on Treatment Outcomes and Prognostic Factors from the National Cancer Data Base (NCDB)
    Elliot A Asare
    Cancer Programs, American College of Surgeons, Chicago, IL, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 22:3990-5. 2015
    ..Conflicting results on prognostic factors and extent of surgical resection for patients with parathyroid carcinoma have been made based on small sample sizes. A large, robust dataset is needed to help address some of the controversies...
  23. doi request reprint Surgery for asymptomatic primary hyperparathyroidism: proceedings of the third international workshop
    Robert Udelsman
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:366-72. 2009
    ..An international workshop on primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT) was convened on May 13, 2008, to review and update the previous summary statement on the management of asymptomatic PHPT published in 2002...
  24. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic adrenalectomy for malignancy
    Cord Sturgeon
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco Comprehensive Cancer Center at Mount Zion Medical Center, 1600 Divisadero Street, Hellman Building, Room C3 47, San Francisco, California 94143 1674, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 84:755-74. 2004
    ..Laparoscopic adrenalectomy should be cautiously performed, with the goals of achieving complete tumor resection without disruption of the adrenal capsule...
  25. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive video-assisted thyroidectomy for follicular neoplasm: is there an advantage over conventional thyroidectomy?
    Michael B Ujiki
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 201 E Huron Street, Galter 10 105, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 13:182-6. 2006
    ..Results of MIVAT for follicular neoplasms at a single institution were retrospectively evaluated to define its advantages or disadvantages...
  26. ncbi request reprint Which intraoperative parathyroid hormone assay criterion best predicts operative success? A study of 352 consecutive patients
    Bill Chiu
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill 60611, USA
    Arch Surg 141:483-7; discussion 487-8. 2006
    ..The 6 published criteria for predicting curative parathyroid resection by means of intraoperative parathyroid hormone (IOPTH) assay are not equivalent...
  27. ncbi request reprint Parathyroid cyst: often mistaken for a thyroid cyst
    Michael B Ujiki
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Division of GI Endocrine Surgery, Northwestern University, 251 E Huron Street, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    World J Surg 31:60-4. 2007
    ..Parathyroid cysts are rare but clinically significant lesions. They can be functional, mistaken for a thyroid cyst, and/or managed nonoperatively on occasion...
  28. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis of parathyroidectomy for asymptomatic primary hyperparathyroidism
    Kyle Zanocco
    Department of Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal and Endocrine Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Surgery 140:874-81; discussion 881-2. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that parathyroidectomy would be more cost-effective than observation or pharmacologic therapy for these patients...
  29. doi request reprint Improvement in patient-reported physical and mental health after parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism
    Kyle Zanocco
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL Center for Healthcare Studies, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
    Surgery 158:837-45. 2015
    ..We hypothesized that patients undergoing parathyroidectomy for PHPT would report greater improvement in mental and physical health compared with control patients...
  30. doi request reprint A novel staging system for adrenocortical carcinoma better predicts survival in patients with stage I/II disease
    Elliot A Asare
    American Joint Committee on Cancer AJCC, Chicago, IL Cancer Programs, American College of Surgeons, Chicago, Il Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI Electronic address
    Surgery 156:1378-85; discussion 1385-6. 2014
    ..This study evaluates current staging systems for survival prediction using a larger cohort and assesses whether incorporating age into ACC staging improves survival predictions...
  31. doi request reprint Operative treatment of primary hyperparathyroidism: balancing cost-effectiveness with successful outcomes
    Dina Elaraj
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 676 North Saint Clair Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 94:607-23. 2014
    ..The potential economic impact and the expected outcome of the various strategies should be formally evaluated. ..
  32. ncbi request reprint Metastatic struma ovarii treated with total thyroidectomy and radioiodine ablation
    Julie F McGill
    Department of Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal and Endocrine Surgery, College of Physicians, Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, USA
    Endocr Pract 15:167-73. 2009
    ..To present a rare case of metastatic struma ovarii, review the related literature, and discuss the management...
  33. ncbi request reprint Persistent and recurrent hyperparathyroidism
    Nadine R Caron
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco and UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center at Mount Zion, 1600 Divisadero Street, Hellman Building, Room C3 47, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Curr Treat Options Oncol 5:335-45. 2004
    ..Surgery should be considered first-line treatment in most circumstances...
  34. ncbi request reprint Familial nonmedullary thyroid cancer
    Cord Sturgeon
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Department of Surgery, Division of Gastrointestinal and Endocrine Surgery Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Thyroid 15:588-93. 2005
    ..Close follow-up with stimulated thyroglobulin levels, neck ultrasounds, and radioiodine scans are also central to the management strategy...
  35. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism
    Kyle Zanocco
    Department of Surgery, Section of Endocrine Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Endocr Pract 17:69-74. 2011
    ..To review cost-effectiveness analyses of treatments for primary hyperparathyroidism (PHPT)...
  36. doi request reprint Surgical Management of Lymph Node Compartments in Papillary Thyroid Cancer
    Cord Sturgeon
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, Northwestern University, 676 North Saint Clair Street, Suite 650, Chicago, IL 60611, USA Electronic address
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 25:17-40. 2016
    ..Any compartment (central or lateral) that has definitive proof of nodal metastases should be formally dissected at the time of thyroidectomy. ..
  37. ncbi request reprint The missing thyroid
    Cord Sturgeon
    Division of GI Endocrine Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 201:841-6. 2005
    ..These patients were reviewed to identify factors associated with failure to identify or adequately resect the thyroid...
  38. ncbi request reprint Does familial non-medullary thyroid cancer adversely affect survival?
    Frederic Triponez
    Advanced Research Technologies, Applied Biosystems, 850 Lincoln Center Drive, MS 447, Foster City, CA 94404 1105, USA
    World J Surg 30:787-93. 2006
    ..Familial non-medullary thyroid cancer (FNMTC) is associated with a higher rate of multifocality and a higher recurrence rate than sporadic thyroid cancer. However, the effect of FNMTC on life expectancy is unknown...