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Pan Chen, Liqin Pan, Wensi Huang, Huijuan Feng, Wei Ouyang, Juqing Wu, Jing Wang, Yuying Deng, Jiaxin Luo, and Yanying Chen

-third ( n  = 539) PTC patients came from the thyroid surgery centers of three hospitals. Patients in these three hospitals had the BRAF V600E gene status examined using a consistent detection method (immunohistochemistry). Therefore, we selected these 539

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Irfan Vardarli, Manuel Weber, Frank Weidemann, Dagmar Führer, Ken Herrmann, and Rainer Görges

limit the Ctn measurement to patients who are submitted for surgery ( 17 ). In a recent systematic review (including trials published until 2013) Verbeek et al. showed the high sensitivity and specificity of Ctn testing, still questioning the value of

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Sakina Kherra, Wendy Forsyth Paterson, Filiz Mine Cizmecioglu, Jeremy Huw Jones, Mariam Kourime, Heba Hassan Elsedfy, Sameh Tawfik, Andreas Kyriakou, Mohamad Guftar Shaikh, and Malcolm David Cairns Donaldson

), outcome after surgery (if performed), maximum spontaneous genital (G) stage of puberty aged ≥ 11 years, and status regarding initial testosterone replacement. For hCG treatment, n  = refers to number of boys receiving pre-operative weekly hCG. ( n

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Kristine Zøylner Swan, Steen Joop Bonnema, Marie Louise Jespersen, and Viveque Egsgaard Nielsen

decades in an attempt to increase the clinical usefulness of US as well as to assist the clinician in deciding when to perform FNAB and thyroid surgery ( 3 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , 10 , 11 ). Despite these efforts, diagnostic thyroid surgery is often

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Stephen J Winters, Charles R Scoggins, Duke Appiah, and Dushan T Ghooray

diabetes and 17 were being treated for dyslipidemia. The time from diagnosis to surgery was 1–5 weeks. During this time, there was a median change in weight of −5 lbs (range −20 to +10 lbs). Patients were not instructed to take nutritional supplements

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Luigia Cinque, Angelo Sparaneo, Antonio S Salcuni, Danilo de Martino, Claudia Battista, Francesco Logoluso, Orazio Palumbo, Roberto Cocchi, Evaristo Maiello, Paolo Graziano, Geoffrey N Hendy, David E C Cole, Alfredo Scillitani, and Vito Guarnieri

our Health Care Centre for follow-up of a pathologically diagnosed PC (size 7.3 cm) showing capsular invasion and infiltration into the esophagus. At surgery, a hyperplastic parathyroid gland was removed. The patient had a history of nephrolithiasis

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A V Dreval, I V Trigolosova, I V Misnikova, Y A Kovalyova, R S Tishenina, I A Barsukov, A V Vinogradova, and B H R Wolffenbuttel

variables used in this analysis were age, BMI (continuous), duration of acromegaly, fasting GH, IGF1, treatment with an somatostatin analogue (SSA) (yes/no) and previous transsphenoidal pituitary surgery (yes/no). Results The characteristics of patients with

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Benjamin G Challis, Andrew S Powlson, Ruth T Casey, Carla Pearson, Brian Y Lam, Marcella Ma, Deborah Pitfield, Giles S H Yeo, Edmund Godfrey, Heok K Cheow, V Krishna Chatterjee, Nicholas R Carroll, Ashley Shaw, John R Buscombe, and Helen L Simpson

cases, pro-insulin and C-peptide. A sulfonylurea screen was also performed. We included patients known to have inherited tumour syndromes, such as MEN-1. We did not include patients with a history of bariatric surgery or with a negative 72-h fast

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Elizaveta Mamedova, Natalya Mokrysheva, Evgeny Vasilyev, Vasily Petrov, Ekaterina Pigarova, Sergey Kuznetsov, Nikolay Kuznetsov, Liudmila Rozhinskaya, Galina Melnichenko, Ivan Dedov, and Anatoly Tiulpakov

#1 p.Thr85SerfsTer33 Female 14 153.3 2.61 1.22 Mild PTX Solitary parathyroid adenoma Yes (immediately after surgery) #2 p.Ser210fsTer222 Female 18 177.1 N/A N/A Manifest PTX twice Parathyroid hyperplasia

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Ana Carolina de Jesus Paniza, Thais Biude Mendes, Matheus Duarte Borges Viana, Débora Mota Dias Thomaz, Paula B O Chiappini, Gabriel A Colozza-Gama, Susan Chow Lindsey, Marcos Brasilino de Carvalho, Venâncio Avancini Ferreira Alves, Otavio Curioni, André Uchimura Bastos, and Janete Maria Cerutti

at diagnosis, sex and type of surgery were compiled. Follow-up was performed by the head and neck surgery team with serial measurements of serum thyroglobulin (Tg), thyroglobulin antibodies, and TSH; examination by neck ultrasound; and examination by