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Christin Krause, Martina Grohs, Alexander T El Gammal, Stefan Wolter, Hendrik Lehnert, Oliver Mann, Jens Mittag, and Henriette Kirchner

Study design and patients To establish a tissue bank for metabolic disorders, liver wedge biopsies were obtained in a standardized fashion from segment III during bariatric surgery of obese subjects at University Hospital Eppendorf (UKE, Hamburg). All

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Tiina Vesterinen, Teijo Kuopio, Maarit Ahtiainen, Aija Knuuttila, Harri Mustonen, Kaisa Salmenkivi, Johanna Arola, and Caj Haglund

confirmed by routine immunohistochemical labeling for chromogranin A, synaptophysin and pan-cytokeratin. One hundred and thirty-one patients (78%) were diagnosed with TC and 37 (22%) with AC tumors. Surgery was the first-line treatment for all patients

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K Amrein, A Papinutti, E Mathew, G Vila, and D Parekh

Journal of Surgery , 2012Atlanta, USA ( 74 ) Prospective observational studySurgical ICU patients 258 25(OH)D was categorized as severe deficiency in 25(OH)D (≤13 ng/mL), moderate deficiency (14–26 ng/mL) and mild deficiency (27–39 ng

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T Grimmichova, M Haluzik, K Vondra, P Matucha, and M Hill

sensitivity; Smoking or history of smoking. a R , Component loadings expressed as correlation coefficients with predictive component, b P  < 0.05, c P  < 0.01. Next, the group of patients undergoing thyroid surgery was analyzed, comparing

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Katherine Van Loon, Li Zhang, Jennifer Keiser, Cendy Carrasco, Katherine Glass, Maria-Teresa Ramirez, Sarah Bobiak, Eric K Nakakura, Alan P Venook, Manisha H Shah, and Emily K Bergsland

regarding baseline sociodemographic factors, tumor staging, symptoms, and cancer-directed treatments, including all treatments delivered at the NCCN and outside institutions (e.g., surgeries, radiation therapy, systemic therapy), were included in the chart

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Susanna Cirera, Sophia G Moesgaard, Nora E Zois, Nathja Ravn, Jens P Goetze, Signe E Cremer, Tom Teerlink, Páll S Leifsson, Jesper L Honge, J Michael Hasenkam, and Lisbeth H Olsen

disease (MMVD), leading to adaptive remodeling, enlargement, and subsequent dysfunction of the left ventricle (1) . Severe MR may need surgery, and if left untreated, it can cause heart failure or serious arrhythmia. In the USA, about 18 000 patients

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Lisette van Alewijk, Kirsten Davidse, Karlijn Pellikaan, Judith van Eck, Anita C S Hokken-Koelega, Theo C J Sas, Sabine Hannema, Aart J van der Lely, and Laura C G de Graaff

undergo surgery, I know how to change my hydrocortisone dosage 2 8 4 6 10 3 1 1 3 4 1 2 3 0 3 17 P =0.23 P =0.29 I know what can happen if I do not change the hydrocortisone dosage in these situations 4 5 4

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Shruti Khare, Anurag R Lila, Hiren Patt, Chaitanya Yerawar, Manjunath Goroshi, Tushar Bandgar, and Nalini S Shah

treatment was defined as resistance. In resistant patients, maximum dose of cabergoline used was 7 mg/week and if still unresponsive, second line therapies were offered. Second line management includes trans-sphenoidal surgery (TSS) by a single experienced

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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