Affiliation: University of California
- Clinical features and genetic predisposition to hereditary nonmedullary thyroid cancerMenno R Vriens
Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
Thyroid 19:1343-9. 2009..The goal of this article was to review our current knowledge on the hereditary nonmedullary thyroid cancer...
- Serum thyroglobulin is a poor diagnostic biomarker of malignancy in follicular and Hurthle-cell neoplasms of the thyroidInsoo Suh
Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 513 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94143 0470, USA
Am J Surg 200:41-6. 2010..However, some clinicians measure preoperative Tg as a diagnostic cancer marker despite lack of supporting evidence. We examined whether Tg accurately predicts malignancy in follicular or Hürthle-cell neoplasms...
- Distinct loci on chromosome 1q21 and 6q22 predispose to familial nonmedullary thyroid cancer: a SNP array-based linkage analysis of 38 familiesInsoo Suh
Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
Surgery 146:1073-80. 2009..We aimed to identify loci linked to FNMTC susceptibility using single-nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) array-based linkage analysis in a broad sampling of affected families...
- Fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomography scan-positive recurrent papillary thyroid cancer and the prognosis and implications for surgical managementJennifer M J Schreinemakers
Department of Surgery, University of California, 1600 Divisadero Street, Box 1711, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
World J Surg Oncol 10:192. 2012....
- The number of needle passes affects the accuracy of parathyroid hormone assay with intraoperative parathyroid aspirationMarlon A Guerrero
Department of Surgery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
Am J Surg 200:701-5; discussion 705-6. 2010..However, the reported aspiration technique varies in the literature. We sought to determine if the number of passes affected the accuracy of PTH analysis...
- Clinical spectrum of pheochromocytomaMarlon A Guerrero
Department of Surgery, University of California, 1600 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
J Am Coll Surg 209:727-32. 2009..The goal of this study was to determine if tumor size and hormone level correlate according to the clinical presentation at diagnosis...
- Central neck lymph node dissection for papillary thyroid cancer: the reliability of surgeon judgment in predicting which patients will benefitWen T Shen
Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco Mt Zion Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
Surgery 148:398-403. 2010..We perform CLND for PTC only in patients with enlarged nodes as determined by preoperative ultrasound and intraoperative inspection and palpation...
- Candidate genes associated with malignant pheochromocytomas by genome-wide expression profilingInsoo Suh
Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 1674, USA
Ann Surg 250:983-90. 2009..To improve our understanding of the molecular mechanisms involved in malignant pheochromocytoma by examining differences in the gene expression profile between benign and malignant tumors...
- Central neck lymph node dissection for papillary thyroid cancer: comparison of complication and recurrence rates in 295 initial dissections and reoperationsWen T Shen
Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco Mt Zion Medical Center, 1600 Divisadero Street, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
Arch Surg 145:272-5. 2010..Critics of this approach argue that reoperative CLND has higher complication and recurrence rates than initial CLND. We sought to test this argument, using it as our hypothesis...
- Microscopic Positive Tumor Margin Does Not Increase the Risk of Recurrence in Patients with T1-T2 Well-Differentiated Thyroid CancerWouter P Kluijfhout
Endocrine Surgery Section, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
Ann Surg Oncol 23:1446-51. 2016....
- Antineoplastic effects of decitabine, an inhibitor of DNA promoter methylation, in adrenocortical carcinoma cellsInsoo Suh
Department of Surgery and Helen Diller Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California San Francisco, CA 94143 1674, USA
Arch Surg 145:226-32. 2010..Decitabine recovers expression of silenced genes on chromosome 11q13 and has antineoplastic effects in adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC) cells...
- Diagnostic markers and prognostic factors in thyroid cancerMenno R Vriens
Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
Future Oncol 5:1283-93. 2009..It is especially useful for indeterminate nodules by fine-needle aspiration biopsy...
- Intraoperative diagnostic strategy to distinguish parathyroid adenomas from metastatic thyroid cancerMarlon A Guerrero
Department of Surgery, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
Endocr Pract 15:454-7. 2009..To report the limitations of frozen section examination and the value of intraoperative tissue aspiration for parathyroid hormone assay to distinguish parathyroid adenomas from metastatic thyroid carcinoma...
- Gene-expression profiling of adrenocortical carcinomaInsoo Suh
Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
Expert Rev Mol Diagn 9:343-51. 2009..In this article, we discuss the limitations of the clinical management of ACC, and the gene-expression profile studies that have attempted to address these limitations...
- Two hundred and two consecutive operations for secondary hyperparathyroidism: has medical management changed the profiles of patients requiring parathyroidectomy?Wen T Shen
Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
Surgery 146:296-9. 2009..Because of improvements in the medical management of end-stage renal disease, some surgeons perceive that they now perform fewer operations for secondary hyperparathyroidism, and that current patients have more advanced disease...
- Identification of biomarkers of adrenocortical carcinoma using genomewide gene expression profilingGustavo G Fernandez-Ranvier
Department of Surgery, J David Gladstone Institutes Genomics Core Laboratory, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 1674, USA
Arch Surg 143:841-6; discussion 846. 2008..The gene expression profiles of benign and malignant adrenocortical tumors are different...
- Diagnostic utility of data from adrenal venous sampling for primary aldosteronism despite failed cannulation of the right adrenal veinJesse D Pasternak
Endocrine Surgery Section, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA
Surgery 159:267-74. 2016..We challenged this notion by examining whether data from incomplete left-sided adrenal venous sampling could accurately predict lateralization...
- Differences Between Bilateral Adrenal Incidentalomas and Unilateral LesionsJesse D Pasternak
Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco
JAMA Surg 150:974-8. 2015..Adrenal incidentalomas are found in 1% to 5% of abdominal cross-sectional imaging studies. Although the workup and management of unilateral lesions are well established, limited information exists for bilateral incidentalomas...
- Treatment and prevention of recurrence of multinodular goiter: an evidence-based review of the literatureJacob Moalem
Endocrine Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
World J Surg 32:1301-12. 2008..Reportedly, 10-15% of patients with goiters ultimately require operative intervention, and recurrences of multinodular goiter (MNG) account for up to 12% of all thyroid operations...
- Congenital choledochal cysts in adultsBrendan C Visser
Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0470, USA
Arch Surg 139:855-60; discussion 860-2. 2004..Excision of the extrahepatic portion of congenital choledochal cysts (CCs) avoids the risk of cancer. The standard classification scheme is out of date...