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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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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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Liubov G Yanevskaya, Tatiana Karonova, Ilya V Sleptsov, Marina Evgenevna Boriskova, Aluza Ramilevna Bakhtiyarova, Roman A Chernikov, Karina Aleksandrovna Pogosian, Alena Timurovna Andreeva, Denis Andreevich Lebedev, Elena Nikolaevna Grineva, and John P Bilezikian

reviewed medical records of 449 PHPT patients 18 years and older living in different regions of Russia and admitted to three Medical Centers in endocrinology and endocrine surgery departments in Saint-Petersburg, Russia between 2011 and 2018. All subjects

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Aida Javanbakht, Massimo D’Apuzzo, Behnam Badie, and Behrouz Salehian

surgery (TSS); four patients with Pit Met were discovered by biopsy and three were identified at autopsy. At the time of analysis, five patients had died (mean time from diagnosis of Pit Met 2.7 months). The median survival after diagnosis of Pit Met was

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Bekir Cakir, F Neslihan Cuhaci Seyrek, Oya Topaloglu, Didem Ozdemir, Ahmet Dirikoc, Cevdet Aydin, Sefika Burcak Polat, Berna Evranos Ogmen, Ali Abbas Tam, Husniye Baser, Aylin Kilic Yazgan, Mehmet Kilic, Afra Alkan, and Reyhan Ersoy

%) ( 5 ). Regardless of aetiology, surgery has been the definitive and curative treatment for PHPT ( 6 ). With the recent increase in the use of minimally invasive parathyroidectomy (MIP), many patients with PHPT who have a solitary adenoma undergo

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Hei Yi Vivian Pak, Andrew Lansdown, Peter Taylor, Dafydd Aled Rees, John Stephen Davies, and Caroline Hayhurst

pituitary surgery, medical treatment with somatostatin analogues or radiotherapy. However, with an incidence of only 3.8 per million population ( 10 ), many primary care and secondary care physicians may lack experience with the condition. Studies of the

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Hugo R Ramos, Andreas L Birkenfeld, and Adolfo J de Bold

failure as those with the highest plasma levels (37) . In contrast, the pathological weight loss caused by anorexia nervosa seems to be related to high plasma levels of ANP (38) . In severe obesity, bariatric surgery reduces the BMI and improves control

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Zhenzhen Wang, Xiangying Zhu, Xiaohui Yu, Haixia Guan, Lei Zhao, Yixia Zhang, Yuge Li, Liang Sang, Yuchen Han, Yushu Li, Zhongyan Shan, and Weiping Teng

, gender, and especially the ultrasound features, can reduce the frequency of unnecessary surgeries for benign lesions. High-resolution ultrasonography is a simple, reliable and commonly used method that can describe a thyroid nodule’s morphology

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Ali Abbara, Sophie Clarke, Pei Chia Eng, James Milburn, Devavrata Joshi, Alexander N Comninos, Rozana Ramli, Amrish Mehta, Brynmor Jones, Florian Wernig, Ramesh Nair, Nigel Mendoza, Amir H Sam, Emma Hatfield, Karim Meeran, Waljit S Dhillo, and Niamh M Martin

decompression had decreased visual acuity, 8/14 had a visual field defect and 7/15 had ocular palsies ( Table 6 ). Two patients had pituitary surgery because their repeat imaging showed increased tumour size after the apoplectic event. A non-significantly higher