Samuel A Wells
Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
- Vandetanib for the treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic hereditary medullary thyroid cancerSamuel A Wells
Dept of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Box 8109, 660 S Euclid Ave, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
J Clin Oncol 28:767-72. 2010..These results demonstrate that vandetanib may provide an effective therapeutic option in patients with advanced hereditary MTC, a rare disease for which there has been no effective therapy...
- Management of the Parathyroid Glands During Preventive Thyroidectomy in Patients With Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 2Jeffrey F Moley
Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO Department of Surgery, UT Southwestern, Dallas, TX Department of Surgery, Scott and White Medical Center, Temple, TX Genetics Branch, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
Ann Surg 262:641-6. 2015..Management of the parathyroids during thyroidectomy is controversial. Some experts advocate total parathyroidectomy with autotransplantation, whereas others recommend preserving the parathyroids in situ...
- Hereditary medullary thyroid carcinoma in patients greater than 50 years oldFrank J Quayle
Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid, St Louis, MO 63139, USA
Surgery 136:1116-21. 2004..Despite near complete penetrance and frequent early evaluation of medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) in multiple endocrine neoplasia 2 (MEN 2) variants, a significant minority of patients are evaluated later in life...
- Long-term functionality of cryopreserved parathyroid autografts: a 13-year prospective analysisMark S Cohen
Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
Surgery 138:1033-40; discussion 1040-1. 2005..The functional results of cryopreserved heterotopic parathyroid autotransplantation (CHPA) are not well defined. The authors evaluated the outcomes of delayed CHPA for the treatment of surgically induced hypoparathyroidism...