Linwah Yip

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Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Cost impact of molecular testing for indeterminate thyroid nodule fine-needle aspiration biopsies
    Linwah Yip
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:1905-12. 2012
  2. pmc Summary statement: utility of molecular marker testing in thyroid cancer
    Linwah Yip
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Surgery 148:1313-5. 2010
  3. doi request reprint The adrenal mass: correlation of histopathology with imaging
    Linwah Yip
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:846-52. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Optimizing surgical treatment of papillary thyroid carcinoma associated with BRAF mutation
    Linwah Yip
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Surgery 146:1215-23. 2009
  5. pmc Thyroid carcinoma: the surgeon's perspective
    Linwah Yip
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Radiol Clin North Am 49:463-71, vi. 2011
  6. pmc Suspicious ultrasound characteristics predict BRAF V600E-positive papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Adam S Kabaker
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, 3471 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Thyroid 22:585-9. 2012
  7. doi request reprint A clinical algorithm for fine-needle aspiration molecular testing effectively guides the appropriate extent of initial thyroidectomy
    Linwah Yip
    Departments of Surgery Pathology Endocrinology Hematology Oncology Otolaryngology Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
    Ann Surg 260:163-8. 2014
  8. doi request reprint BRAF V600E mutation independently predicts central compartment lymph node metastasis in patients with papillary thyroid cancer
    Gina M Howell
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:47-52. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Intraoperative pathologic examination in the era of molecular testing for differentiated thyroid cancer
    Kelly L McCoy
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 215:546-54. 2012
  10. doi request reprint BRAF mutation detection in indeterminate thyroid cytology specimens: underlying cytologic, molecular, and pathologic characteristics of papillary thyroid carcinoma
    N Paul Ohori
    Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Presbyterian, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Cancer Cytopathol 121:197-205. 2013

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  1. pmc Cost impact of molecular testing for indeterminate thyroid nodule fine-needle aspiration biopsies
    Linwah Yip
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:1905-12. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that FNA molecular testing of two indeterminate categories (follicular lesion of undetermined significance and follicular/Hürthle cell neoplasm) can be cost saving...
  2. pmc Summary statement: utility of molecular marker testing in thyroid cancer
    Linwah Yip
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Surgery 148:1313-5. 2010
    ..The 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Association for Endocrine Surgeons featured a symposium dedicated to molecular marker testing in thyroid cancer and its potential clinical applicability...
  3. doi request reprint The adrenal mass: correlation of histopathology with imaging
    Linwah Yip
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:846-52. 2010
    ..We examined adrenalectomy tissues to determine if imaging characteristics correlate with histopathologic findings...
  4. doi request reprint Optimizing surgical treatment of papillary thyroid carcinoma associated with BRAF mutation
    Linwah Yip
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Surgery 146:1215-23. 2009
    ..It is not known whether pre-operative identification of BRAF mutations in cytologic specimens should alter surgical management...
  5. pmc Thyroid carcinoma: the surgeon's perspective
    Linwah Yip
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Radiol Clin North Am 49:463-71, vi. 2011
    ..By optimizing initial thyroidectomy and lymphadenectomy, accurate and appropriate imaging can help minimize operative morbidity and potentially reduce the risk of recurrent disease...
  6. pmc Suspicious ultrasound characteristics predict BRAF V600E-positive papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Adam S Kabaker
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, 3471 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Thyroid 22:585-9. 2012
    ..The aim of this blinded cohort study was to determine whether these specific US characteristics can also reliably detect the more aggressive variants of PTC that are often associated with the BRAF(V600E) mutation...
  7. doi request reprint A clinical algorithm for fine-needle aspiration molecular testing effectively guides the appropriate extent of initial thyroidectomy
    Linwah Yip
    Departments of Surgery Pathology Endocrinology Hematology Oncology Otolaryngology Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA
    Ann Surg 260:163-8. 2014
    ..To test whether a clinical algorithm using routine cytological molecular testing (MT) promotes initial total thyroidectomy (TT) for clinically significant thyroid cancer (sTC) and/or correctly limits surgery to lobectomy when appropriate...
  8. doi request reprint BRAF V600E mutation independently predicts central compartment lymph node metastasis in patients with papillary thyroid cancer
    Gina M Howell
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:47-52. 2013
    ..This study was designed to examine whether available preoperative clinical parameters, including B-type Raf kinase (BRAF) V600E mutation status, can identify patients at risk for central compartment lymph node metastasis (CLNM)...
  9. doi request reprint Intraoperative pathologic examination in the era of molecular testing for differentiated thyroid cancer
    Kelly L McCoy
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 215:546-54. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that preoperative MT obviates the need for routine IOPE during lobectomy...
  10. doi request reprint BRAF mutation detection in indeterminate thyroid cytology specimens: underlying cytologic, molecular, and pathologic characteristics of papillary thyroid carcinoma
    N Paul Ohori
    Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Presbyterian, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Cancer Cytopathol 121:197-205. 2013
    ..However, indeterminate thyroid cytology cases are inevitable and understanding the significance of the BRAF mutation within the context of the Bethesda System for Reporting Thyroid Cytopathology would be valuable...
  11. doi request reprint RAS mutations in thyroid FNA specimens are highly predictive of predominantly low-risk follicular-pattern cancers
    Nikhil Gupta
    Division of Endocrinology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 98:E914-22. 2013
    ..RAS mutations are common in thyroid tumors and confer a high risk of cancer when detected in fine-needle aspiration (FNA) specimens. Specific characteristics of RAS-positive thyroid cancers are not well described...
  12. pmc A combined molecular-pathologic score improves risk stratification of thyroid papillary microcarcinoma
    Leo A Niemeier
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Cancer 118:2069-77. 2012
    ..The objective of the study was to evaluate whether the combination of v-raf murine sarcoma viral oncogene homolog B1 (BRAF) mutation and specific histopathologic features allows risk stratification of TPMC...
  13. doi request reprint Both BRAF V600E mutation and older age (≥ 65 years) are associated with recurrent papillary thyroid cancer
    Gina M Howell
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:3566-71. 2011
    ..This study was designed to examine the aggressive features of BRAF-positive papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) and association with age...
  14. doi request reprint Contribution of molecular testing to thyroid fine-needle aspiration cytology of "follicular lesion of undetermined significance/atypia of undetermined significance"
    N Paul Ohori
    Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Presbyterian, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Cancer Cytopathol 118:17-23. 2010
    ..The use of ancillary molecular studies has not been widely explored for this diagnosis...
  15. pmc Tumor genotype determines phenotype and disease-related outcomes in thyroid cancer: a study of 1510 patients
    Linwah Yip
    Department of Surgery, Division of Endocrine Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Department of Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
    Ann Surg 262:519-25; discussion 524-5. 2015
    ..To correlate thyroid cancer genotype with histology and outcomes...
  16. doi request reprint Molecular and histopathologic characteristics of multifocal papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Mona Bansal
    Departments of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Otolaryngology, Head Neck Surgery Division of Endocrine Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
    Am J Surg Pathol 37:1586-91. 2013
    ..Histopathologically, MSPTs are typically located in different lobes, have distinct growth patterns, and do not show microscopic peritumoral dissemination. ..
  17. pmc Outcome and prognostic factors after adrenalectomy for patients with distant adrenal metastasis
    Gina M Howell
    Division of Endocrine Surgery and Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 20:3491-6. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe a single-institution experience with adrenal metastasectomy and to elucidate factors that may bear prognostic significance...
  18. doi request reprint Nodule size is an independent predictor of malignancy in mutation-negative nodules with follicular lesion of undetermined significance cytology
    Rohtesh S Mehta
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
    Surgery 154:730-6; discussion 736-8. 2013
    ..However, negative testing does not exclude malignancy. The study objective was to identify clinical and imaging features that predict cancer in mutation-negative AUS/FLUS thyroid nodules...
  19. pmc Impact of mutational testing on the diagnosis and management of patients with cytologically indeterminate thyroid nodules: a prospective analysis of 1056 FNA samples
    Yuri E Nikiforov
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:3390-7. 2011
    ..Fine-needle aspiration (FNA) cytology provides a definitive diagnosis of benign or malignant disease in many cases, whereas about 25% of nodules are indeterminate, hindering most appropriate management...
  20. doi request reprint Recurrent hyperparathyroidism and forearm parathyromatosis after total parathyroidectomy
    Adrienne L Melck
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Surgery 148:867-73; discussion 873-5. 2010
    ..We compared subtotal parathyroidectomy with total parathyroidectomy and immediate forearm autotransplantation (TPFA) in a large series with long-term follow-up...
  21. doi request reprint Adrenal Imaging Features Predict Malignancy Better than Tumor Size
    Jenny Y Yoo
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 22:S721-7. 2015
    ..In adrenal tumors, size ≥ 4 cm has been an indication for adrenalectomy due to concern for malignancy. We compared mass size to imaging features (ImF) for accuracy in diagnosing adrenal malignancy...
  22. pmc PAX8/PPARγ rearrangement in thyroid nodules predicts follicular-pattern carcinomas, in particular the encapsulated follicular variant of papillary carcinoma
    Michaele J Armstrong
    1 Division of Endocrine Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Thyroid 24:1369-74. 2014
    ..The diagnostic and phenotypic features of thyroid nodules positive for PAX8/PPARγ on preoperative examination are not well understood...
  23. doi request reprint Sestamibi SPECT intensity scoring system in sporadic primary hyperparathyroidism
    Linwah Yip
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Kaufmann Building, Suite 101, 3471 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    World J Surg 33:426-33. 2009
    ..Failed initial parathyroid exploration is both costly and morbid. We examined whether a sestamibi SPECT scoring system could predict anatomic findings in patients with PHP...
  24. doi request reprint Preoperative detection of RAS mutation may guide extent of thyroidectomy
    Snehal G Patel
    Department of Surgery, Division of Endocrine Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
    Surgery . 2016
    ..Preoperative detection of RAS mutations can contribute to cancer risk assessment in indeterminate thyroid nodules, although RAS is not always associated with malignancy...
  25. doi request reprint Positional dyspnea and tracheal compression as indications for goiter resection
    Michael T Stang
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3471 5th Ave, Kauffman Bldg, Ste 101, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Surg 147:621-6. 2012
    ..Goiter is a surgically reversible cause of positional dyspnea (PD). Substernal tracheal compression (TC) predicts PD relief after thyroidectomy (Tx)...
  26. doi request reprint Does impotence improve after parathyroidectomy in men with primary hyperparathyroidism?
    Jenny Y Yoo
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
    Surgery 159:204-10. 2016
    ..Primary hyperparathyroidism (PHP) is also seen with these comorbidities, but its association with ED has yet to be studied. We evaluated the rate and resolution of impotence after curative surgery for PHP...
  27. doi request reprint The clinical importance of parathyroid atypia: is long-term surveillance necessary?
    Kelly L McCoy
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Electronic address
    Surgery 158:929-35; discussion 935-6. 2015
    ..The uncommon diagnosis of atypical parathyroid adenoma (APA) creates a clinical conundrum for surveillance. We evaluated a large series of APA to determine long-term outcomes...
  28. doi request reprint Surgeon volume and adequacy of thyroidectomy for differentiated thyroid cancer
    Cameron D Adkisson
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
    Surgery 156:1453-59; discussion 1460. 2014
    ..We aimed to determine influence of surgeon volume on (1) frequency of appropriate initial surgery for differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) and (2) completeness of resection...
  29. doi request reprint The final intraoperative parathyroid hormone level: how low should it go?
    Laura I Wharry
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, 3471 Fifth Avenue, Kaufmann Building, Suite 101, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213, USA
    World J Surg 38:558-63. 2014
    ..In minimally invasive surgery for primary hyperparathyroidism (HPT), intraoperative parathyroid hormone (IOPTH) monitoring assists in obtaining demonstrably better outcomes, but optimal criteria are controversial...
  30. doi request reprint New strategies in diagnosing cancer in thyroid nodules: impact of molecular markers
    Yuri E Nikiforov
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 19:2283-8. 2013
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  31. doi request reprint Sonography of intrathyroid parathyroid adenomas: are there distinctive features that allow for preoperative identification?
    Matthew T Heller
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Department of Radiology, 200 Lothrop St, Suite 3950 PUH S Tower, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States
    Eur J Radiol 82:e22-7. 2013
    ..The purpose of our study was to determine if intra-thyroid parathyroid adenomas can be accurately identified by applying proposed criteria to preoperative ultrasound examinations in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism...
  32. doi request reprint Immediate laparoscopic adrenalectomy versus observation: cost evaluation for incidental adrenal lesions with atypical imaging characteristics
    Adrienne L Melck
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Surg 204:462-7. 2012
    ..Because of controversy in the management of nonfunctional adrenal masses <6 cm with lipid-poor imaging characteristics, the study was conducted to compare the costs of observation versus immediate laparoscopic adrenalectomy...
  33. doi request reprint Loss of heterozygosity of selected tumor suppressor genes in parathyroid carcinoma
    Linwah Yip
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Surgery 144:949-55; discussion 954-5. 2008
    ..The histologic diagnosis of parathyroid carcinoma (PC) is challenging. We evaluated a large PC series for loss of heterozygosity (LOH) of selected tumor suppressor genes with histopathologic correlation...
  34. pmc MicroRNA signature distinguishes the degree of aggressiveness of papillary thyroid carcinoma
    Linwah Yip
    Department of Surgery, Section of Endocrine Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 18:2035-41. 2011
    ..MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are dysregulated in various tumors types, and some of them serve as markers of poor prognosis. In this study, we evaluated miRNA expression as a marker of more aggressive behavior in PTC...
  35. doi request reprint Fibromyalgia symptoms and medication requirements respond to parathyroidectomy
    Cameron D Adkisson
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
    Surgery 156:1614-20; discussion 1620-1. 2014
    ..Prevalence of concurrent PHP and FM and response to parathyroidectomy (PTX) of those with both conditions are unknown...
  36. doi request reprint Molecular diagnostic testing and the indeterminate thyroid nodule
    Linwah Yip
    Division of Endocrine Surgery and Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Curr Opin Oncol 26:8-13. 2014
    ..To summarize the latest developments in the use of molecular diagnostic testing in cytologically indeterminate thyroid nodules...
  37. doi request reprint The small abnormal parathyroid gland is increasingly common and heralds operative complexity
    Kelly L McCoy
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, 3471 Fifth Avenue, Kaufmann Building, Suite 101, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213, USA
    World J Surg 38:1274-81. 2014
    ..Unrecognized multiglandular disease (MGD) remains a major cause of operative failure. We hypothesized that during parathyroid surgery the initial finding of a mildly enlarged gland is now frequent and predicts both MGD and failure...
  38. doi request reprint Thyroid nodules (≥4 cm): can ultrasound and cytology reliably exclude cancer?
    Laura I Wharry
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Suite 101 3471 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213, USA
    World J Surg 38:614-21. 2014
    ....
  39. doi request reprint Thyroid paragangliomas are locally aggressive
    Michaele J Armstrong
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Thyroid 22:88-93. 2012
    ..Thyroid paraganglioma (TP) is a very rare neoplasm that can be misdiagnosed. We evaluated the clinical and pathologic characteristics of three patients with TP...
  40. doi request reprint Cystic parathyroid adenoma: sonographic features and correlation with 99mTc-sestamibi SPECT findings
    Nathan A Johnson
    Department of Radiology, Division of Abdominal Imaging, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 200 Lothrop St, Presbyterian South Tower, Ste 3950, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 195:1385-90. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the typical ultrasound features of cystic parathyroid adenoma...
  41. doi request reprint Comparative characteristics of primary hyperparathyroidism in pediatric and young adult patients
    Kristina J Nicholson
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
    Surgery 160:1008-16. 2016
    ..Primary hyperparathyroidism is rare in pediatric patients. Our study aim was to compare primary hyperparathyroidism in pediatric (<19 years) and young adult (19-29 years) patients...
  42. pmc Predicting malignancy in thyroid nodules: molecular advances
    Adrienne L Melck
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Head Neck 34:1355-61. 2012
    ....
  43. doi request reprint Can a lightbulb sestamibi SPECT accurately predict single-gland disease in sporadic primary hyperparathyroidism?
    Linwah Yip
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 497 Scaife Hall, 3550 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    World J Surg 32:784-92; discussion 793-4. 2008
    ..We examined the incidence of missed multiglandular disease and associated anatomic findings when sestamibi SPECT was positive for a single intense focus of delayed tracer uptake, termed a lightbulb scan (LBS)...
  44. doi request reprint Epithelioid Hemangioendothelioma: a Rare Primary Thyroid Tumor with Confirmation of WWTR1 and CAMTA1 Rearrangements
    Akeesha A Shah
    Department of Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Presbyterian Rm A609 200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213, USA
    Endocr Pathol 27:147-52. 2016
    ..To our knowledge, there are only two prior unequivocal cases of primary thyroid epithelioid hemangioendothelioma reported in the English literature. This is the first case in the thyroid with molecular confirmation. ..
  45. pmc RAS mutations in thyroid cancer
    Gina M Howell
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Oncologist 18:926-32. 2013
    ..This review summarizes the current literature surrounding RAS and discusses its potential as a diagnostic and prognostic indicator in the management of thyroid cancer. ..
  46. doi request reprint Identification of multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 in patients with apparent sporadic primary hyperparathyroidism
    Linwah Yip
    Division of Endocrine Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Surgery 144:1002-6; discussion 1006-7. 2008
    ..We instituted a 6-question panel (6Q) to routinely screen for MEN1 preoperatively...
  47. doi request reprint Medication discontinuation after curative surgery for sporadic primary hyperparathyroidism
    Adrienne L Melck
    Section of Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Surgery 148:1113-8; discussion 1118-9. 2010
    ..Whether successful Ptx translates into discontinuation or dose-reduction of prescribed medications is unknown...
  48. doi request reprint Non-functional neuroendocrine carcinoma of the pancreas: incidence, tumor biology, and outcomes in 2,158 patients
    Jan Franko
    Division of Surgical Oncology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:541-8. 2010
    ..This population-based analysis evaluated the hypothesis that long-term survival benefit is greater with aggressive, rather than limited, surgical therapy...
  49. pmc The utility of BRAF testing in the management of papillary thyroid cancer
    Adrienne L Melck
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Oncologist 15:1285-93. 2010
    ..We also review what is known, to date, about the association of BRAF and papillary microcarcinoma as well as using targeted therapies for BRAF as adjuvant treatment for metastatic papillary thyroid cancer...
  50. pmc Association between BRAF V600E mutation and recurrence of papillary thyroid cancer
    Mingzhao Xing
    Mingzhao Xing and Ali S Alzahrani, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Kathryn A Carson, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD Young Kee Shong and Tae Yong Kim, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea David Viola and Rossella Elisei, WHO Collaborating Center for the Study and Treatment of Thyroid Diseases and other Endocrine and Metabolic Disorders, University of Pisa, Pisa Caterina Mian, University of Padua Federica Vianello, Veneto Institute of Oncology, Instituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico IRCCS, Padua Efisio Puxeddu, University of Perugia, Perugia Laura Fugazzola, University of Milan and Fondazione IRCCS CàGranda, Milan Giovanni Tallini, University of Bologna School of Medicine, Bellaria Hospital, Bologna, Italy Bela Bendlová and Vlasta Sýkorová, Institute of Endocrinology, Prague, Czech Republic Linwah Yip, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA R Michael Tuttle, Eyal Robenshtok, and James A Fagin, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY Agnieszka Czarniecka and Barbara Jarzab, Maria Sklodowska Curie Memorial Cancer Center and Institute of Oncology, Gliwice, Poland Christine J O Neill, Philadelphia 19104
    J Clin Oncol 33:42-50. 2015
    ..To investigate the prognostic value of BRAF V600E mutation for the recurrence of papillary thyroid cancer (PTC)...
  51. pmc Clinical application of molecular testing of fine-needle aspiration specimens in thyroid nodules
    Linwah Yip
    Endocrine Surgery and Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Otolaryngol Clin North Am 47:557-71. 2014
    ....
  52. 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...