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Marloes Emous, Merel van den Broek, Ragnhild B Wijma, Loek J M de Heide, Gertjan van Dijk, Anke Laskewitz, Erik Totté, Bruce H R Wolffenbuttel, and André P van Beek

, which may even result in coma ( 4 , 5 , 6 ). Studies have observed prevalence rates after primary gastric bypass surgery of 12% when assessed by means of questionnaires and up to 75% when assessed by continuous glucose monitoring systems (CGMSs) ( 7

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Ravikumar Shah, Anurag R Lila, Ramteke-Swati Jadhav, Virendra Patil, Abhishek Mahajan, Sushil Sonawane, Puja Thadani, Anil Dcruz, Prathamesh Pai, Munita Bal, Subhada Kane, Nalini Shah, and Tushar Bandgar

hospital), pre and post-operative serum phosphorus and FGF-23 levels were available in all patients ( Table 1 ). Three patients were cured with initial surgery, while four had persistent disease. No recurrence was documented in patients cured initially ( n

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Roland Därr, Jonas Kater, Peggy Sekula, Birke Bausch, Tobias Krauss, Christoph Bode, Gerd Walz, Hartmut P Neumann, and Stefan Zschiedrich

than sporadic PHEO/PGL, may exhibit a remarkably slow growth rate, and do not release excess catecholamines in a substantial proportion of cases ( 3 , 6 , 25 ). Obviously, therefore, the decision for surgery and histological verification of PHEO

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Zhou-Qing Kang, Jia-Ling Huo, and Xiao-Jie Zhai

guidelines or statements from different academic organizations ( 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 ). However, the optimal glucose target for patients undergoing surgery is still debatable ( 6 ). Van Den Berghe and her coworkers performed and published a randomized

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Aleksandra Kukulska, Jolanta Krajewska, Zofia Kolosza, Ewa Paliczka-Cieslik, Aleksandra Kropinska, Agnieszka Pawlaczek, Zbigniew Puch, Kornelia Ficek, Teresa Lisik, Dorota Sygula, Zbigniew Wygoda, Jozef Roskosz, Jerzy Wydmanski, and Barbara Jarzab

neoplasia (MEN) syndromes ( 1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 ). Surgery, based on total thyroidectomy and central neck lymph node dissection, completed by a modified lateral neck lymphadenectomy, if indicated, is the main treatment method. Other standard oncological

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Liza Das, Kim Vaiphei, Ashutosh Rai, Chirag Kamal Ahuja, Paramjeet Singh, Ishani Mohapatra, Rajesh Chhabra, Anil Bhansali, Bishan Dass Radotra, Ashley B Grossman, Márta Korbonits, and Pinaki Dutta

(acromegaly or Cushing’s syndrome) ( 5 , 6 , 7 ); however, posterior pituitary dysfunction (diabetes insipidus (DI)) is virtually never seen prior to surgery ( 4 ). PPTs are usually seen as suprasellar or sellar-suprasellar masses with no pathognomonic

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Henghai Huang, Qijian Ding, Xiaocao Lin, Delin Li, Jingjing Zeng, and Weijin Fu

diagnosis were evaluated by two pathologists specialized in genitourinary diseases. The routine follow-up schedule was every 3 months in the 1st year after surgery, every 6 months in the 2nd year postoperatively, and once each year in the future

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Natalie Su-Jing Yap, Richard Maher, and Diana Louise Learoyd

recurrences after initial surgery (1, 2) , and this occurs predominantly in the cervical lymph nodes. Ultrasonography has high sensitivity in the detection of cervical metastases but low specificity due to frequently occurring benign lymphadenopathies (3

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Julie M Silverstein

psychosocial profile (14) . This includes increased anxiety, body image distortion, depression, impaired short- and long-term memory, and social withdrawal. Surgery, medical therapy, and radiotherapy are the current multimodal treatment options available for

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Emmanuelle Motte, Anya Rothenbuhler, Stephan Gaillard, Najiba Lahlou, Cécile Teinturier, Régis Coutant, and Agnès Linglart

suspected ( 9 ), the treatment remains a challenge. The gold standard treatment for both pediatric and adult patients with CD is transsphenoidal surgery (TSS) with selective microadenomectomy, but the failure rate is about 25–50% ( 10 , 11 , 12 , 13 , 14