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Anping Su, Yanping Gong, Wenshuang Wu, Rixiang Gong, Zhihui Li, and Jingqiang Zhu

Introduction Total thyroidectomy with central neck dissection has been adopted in many specialized endocrine surgery units for the treatment of papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) ( 1 , 2 , 3 ). However, central neck dissection, especially

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Logan Mills, Panagiotis Drymousis, Yogesh Vashist, Christoph Burdelski, Andreas Prachalias, Parthi Srinivasan, Krishna Menon, Corina Cotoi, Saboor Khan, Judith Cave, Thomas Armstrong, Martin O Weickert, Jakob Izbicki, Joerg Schrader, Andreja Frilling, John K Ramage, and Raj Srirajaskanthan

tumours ( 1 , 11 ). Variation and controversy exist as to the specific criteria used to select patients for surveillance, and as to the best strategy for using imaging for surveillance. The case for surgery in all non-functional tumours ≤2 cm does not

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Wei Sun, Boyuan Zheng, Zhihong Wang, Wenwu Dong, Yuan Qin, and Hao Zhang

receive PCLND ( 9 ). In addition, dynamic observation of central lymph nodes is considered safe and should be performed for all patients with PTC before and during surgery to ensure that they are free from central neck metastasis ( 10 ). However, other

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Dirk-Jan van Beek, Rachel S van Leeuwaarde, Carolina R C Pieterman, Menno R Vriens, Gerlof D Valk, and the DutchMEN Study Group

complications of surgery (e.g. hypoparathyroidism after (sub)total parathyroidectomy) and survival of dp-NETs as important topics since these affect quality of life. In a process of informed shared decision-making, research questions and study aims were

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Stephanie E Baldeweg, Mark Vanderpump, Will Drake, Narendra Reddy, Andrew Markey, Gordon T Plant, Michael Powell, Saurabh Sinha, John Wass, and the Society for Endocrinology Clinical Committee

, major surgery, especially coronary artery bypass grafting, dynamic testing of the pituitary gland, anticoagulation therapy, coagulopathies, pregnancy and head trauma. Differential diagnosis SAH due to ruptured intracranial aneurysm or

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Danuta Gąsior-Perczak, Iwona Pałyga, Monika Szymonek, Artur Kowalik, Agnieszka Walczyk, Janusz Kopczyński, Katarzyna Lizis-Kolus, Anna Słuszniak, Janusz Słuszniak, Tomasz Łopatyński, Ryszard Mężyk, Stanisław Góźdź, and Aldona Kowalska

with a postoperative diagnosis of DTC underwent the first follow-up evaluation at 4–6 weeks after TT or L surgery. The procedures included a physical examination; neck ultrasound (US) and measurement of serum thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH), Tg and

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C Sui, Q He, R Du, D Zhang, F Li, G Dionigi, N Liang, and H Sun

retrospective study was conducted in line with the STROCSS criteria ( 17 ). Setting The Thyroid Surgery Division in China-Japan Union Hospital of Jilin University is the largest referral and academic endocrine surgery center in the northeastern region of

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Mubashir Mulla and Klaus-Martin Schulte

importance of a thorough preoperative evaluation and subsequent appropriate initial surgery has been emphasised in many studies (7, 36) . US is the most popular imaging modality used in preoperative evaluation of cervical LN in PTC and is recommended by ATA

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Andrea Mazurat, Andrea Torroni, Jane Hendrickson-Rebizant, Harbinder Benning, Richard W Nason, and K Alok Pathak

reported. Funding This study was supported by the University of Manitoba Research Grant 2009 and the Department of Surgery, University of Manitoba Research Grant 2010. Author contribution statement K A Pathak and R W Nason involved in study concept and

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Xinlei Chen, Liru Hu, Caojie Liu, Guangcheng Ni, and Yuwei Zhang

unrelated reasons ( 7 ). While PPGLs are mostly benign, surgery is still usually recommended ( 8 ). Understanding of intraoperative hemodynamic instability (IHD), intraoperative and postoperative complications and mortality are vital to successfully