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Marta Araujo-Castro, Héctor Pian, Ignacio Ruz-Caracuel, Alberto Acitores Cancela, Eider Pascual-Corrales, and Víctor Rodríguez Berrocal

active acromegaly are associated with higher mortality ( 1 ). Transsphenoidal surgery is generally considered the first-line treatment of choice in acro-megaly ( 1 ). However, although surgical remission is achieved in up to 100% of microadenomas in

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Maria Mizamtsidi, Constantinos Nastos, George Mastorakos, Roberto Dina, Ioannis Vassiliou, Maria Gazouli, and Fausto Palazzo

autosomal-dominant disorder resembling pHPT, which is not cured by surgery ( 12 ). The presentation of both disorders may be confusing and the establishment of the diagnosis requires a careful and detailed workup. Although the clinical presentation of

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Caojie Liu, Qingguo Lv, Xinlei Chen, Guangcheng Ni, Liru Hu, Nanwei Tong, and Yuwei Zhang

valid data, we formulate the inclusion and exclusion criteria. The inclusion criteria are diagnosed with PPGL and undergoing adrenalectomy in our hospital; the exclusion criteria are pathological diagnosis negative for PPGL or discharging without surgery

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Yang Lv, Ning Pu, Wei-lin Mao, Wen-qi Chen, Huan-yu Wang, Xu Han, Yuan Ji, Lei Zhang, Da-yong Jin, Wen-Hui Lou, and Xue-feng Xu

, nodal status, location of distant metastasis and duration of progressive survival (PFS) and OS were retrieved separately from our institution and SEER database. Surgery types including abdominal peritonium resection (APR), resection of the rectal cancer

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Virginie Grouthier, Zeina Chakhtoura, Isabelle Tejedor, Yasmina Badachi, Vincent Goffin, and Philippe Touraine

treatments such as surgery wherever possible. We, therefore, designed a prospective study to determine the radiological evolution of MFA and to identify factors that might be positively associated with its evolution, such as the role of hormonal treatment in

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Weidi Wang, Lingjun Kong, Hongkun Guo, and Xiangjin Chen

neck irradiation or oncological surgery radiotherapy; (iv) patients with a family history of thyroid cancer. We define contralateral carcinoma as a nodule in the contralateral lobe that was diagnosed as benign by ultrasound (US) or FNA preoperatively

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Xu Han, Xuefeng Xu, Hongyun Ma, Yuan Ji, Dansong Wang, Tiantao Kuang, Wenchuan Wu, Bin Song, Gang Li, Gang Jin, and Wenhui Lou

). Furthermore, the role of surgery in the treatment of patients with G3 pNENs remains obscure ( 14 ), and it is unknown whether surgery-based treatments for G3 pNENs could achieve a better survival benefit compared with chemotherapy-based treatments. Thus

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Keina Nishio, Akiko Tanabe, Risa Maruoka, Kiyoko Nakamura, Masaaki Takai, Tatsuharu Sekijima, Satoshi Tunetoh, Yoshito Terai, and Masahide Ohmichi

gynecological malignancies. Patients with these diseases generally undergo surgery that includes a bilateral oophorectomy followed by the administration of platinum-based chemotherapy in OC and EC patients, or concurrent chemo-radiation therapy (CCRT) in CC

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Shih-Rong Lin, Shih-Fen Chen, Yu-Cih Yang, Chung-Y Hsu, and Yu-Chih Shen

). The two studies previously used data from the inpatient registry without outpatient records, which may underestimate those with less severe illness conditions. Besides, they did not have access to the drug/surgery database, limiting them from using

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Hong Jiang, WenJie Yang, QingFang Sun, Chang Liu, and LiuGuan Bian

literature ( 7 ). Their longitudinal study also demonstrated significant recovery of hippocampal volumes 1 year after curative surgery ( 8 ). However, another longitudinal study found only an increase in caudate volume 12 months after the resolution of the