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Susan M Webb, Jette Kristensen, Anna Nordenström, Diana Vitali, Vincent Amodru, Lenja Katharina Wiehe, and Matt Bolz-Johnson

Introduction Knowledge on patient experience related to the healthcare systems is currently considered essential to pursue optimal quality of care ( 1 ). The concepts of patient-reported outcome measures and patient-reported experience

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Espen Nordheim, Jørn Petter Lindahl, Rasmus Kirkeskov Carlsen, Anders Åsberg, Kåre Inge Birkeland, Rune Horneland, Birgitte Boye, Hanne Scholz, and Trond Geir Jenssen

Introduction Transplantation has become an established treatment option for selected patients with type 1 diabetes in many centres. Simultaneous pancreas and kidney (SPK) transplantation was offered to the first patient in history in Minnesota

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Kranti Khadilkar, Vijaya Sarathi, Rajeev Kasaliwal, Reshma Pandit, Manjunath Goroshi, Gaurav Malhotra, Abhay Dalvi, Ganesh Bakshi, Anil Bhansali, Rajesh Rajput, Vyankatesh Shivane, Anurag Lila, Tushar Bandgar, and Nalini S Shah

diagnosis of malignant PCC/PGL is the presence of metastases in the non-chromaffin areas ( 2 ). Metastases in patients with PCC/PGL are commonly diagnosed by anatomical imaging and/or functional imaging ( 3 , 4 ). The latter includes 123 I

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Yuan Liu, Siyi Guo, Jinsong Wu, Rongai Wang, Jinbo Liu, Yan Liu, Bin Lv, Nan Liu, Ling Jiang, and Xiaoli Zhang

H . Clinical characteristics of primary hyperparathyroidism: 15-year experience of 457 patients in a Single Center in China . Frontiers in Endocrinology 2021 12 602221 . ( ) 21 Wang W Kong J Nie M

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Boni Xiang, Ran Tao, Xinhua Liu, Xiaoming Zhu, Min He, Zengyi Ma, Yehong Yang, Zhaoyun Zhang, Yiming Li, Zhenwei Yao, Yongfei Wang, and Hongying Ye

decreased iodine-131 (I 131 ) accumulation in the thyroid of euthyroid patients ( 3 ). Dexamethasone administration (16 mg daily for 2.5 days) was reported to reduce the thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) and free T3 (FT3) secretion and blunted the TSH

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Eva Jakobsson Ung, Ann-Charlotte Olofsson, Ida Björkman, Tobias Hallén, Daniel S Olsson, Oskar Ragnarsson, Thomas Skoglund, Sofie Jakobsson, and Gudmundur Johannsson

understand the origin of their symptoms and signs post surgery ( 17 ). There are few studies focusing on patients with pituitary tumours and their experiences during the different phases of their illness based on their own narratives and, especially, covering

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Pinaki Dutta, Bhuvanesh Mahendran, K Shrinivas Reddy, Jasmina Ahluwalia, Kim Vaiphei, Rakesh K Kochhar, Prakamya Gupta, Anand Srinivasan, Mahesh Prakash, Kanchan Kumar Mukherjee, Viral N Shah, Girish Parthan, and Anil Bhansali

(QoL) (1) . However, successful treatment of acromegaly either by surgery, radiation or combinations of different treatment modalities results in GH deficiency (GHD) in nearly 30–60% of patients (2, 3) . The prevalence of GHD increases as the duration

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Elena Valassi, Iacopo Chiodini, Richard A Feelders, Cornelie D Andela, Margueritta Abou-Hanna, Sarah Idres, and Antoine Tabarin

surgery and multidisciplinary care of comorbidities both pre- and post-cure of CS, including the psychological dimension of the patient’s disease experience ( 10 ). Few data are available about patients’ perceptions of the medical journey from first

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W J Bom, F B M Joosten, M M G J van Borren, E P Bom, R R J P van Eekeren, and H de Boer

studies addressed it only briefly ( 17 , 18 , 19 ). The present study aims to extend the knowledge about the learning curve and reports and compares our initial experience with thyroid RFA with the available literature. Patients and methods This is

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

phrenic nerve, the vagus nerve and the sympathetic trunk. Adrenal schwannoma (AS) arises from Schwann cells related to these nerves ( 7 , 8 ). AS is usually benign and slow-growing but can be malignant ( 9 ). AS is mostly asymptomatic, but some patients