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Pancreatic Solid-cystic-papillary Tumor: Clinicopathologic Features in Eight Patients from Hong Kong and Review of the Literature
Abstract. Solid-cystic-papillary tumors (SCPTs) of the pancreas are rare. The clinicopathologic features and pathogenesis of these tumors have attracted a number of investigations, but the results… Expand
Insular and anaplastic carcinoma of the thyroid: a 45-year comparative study at a single institution and a review of the significance of p53 and p21.
OBJECTIVE To analyze the clinicopathologic features of a large cohort of patients with insular or anaplastic carcinomas treated at a single institution. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA Insular and… Expand
A prospective evaluation of recurrent laryngeal nerve paralysis during thyroidectomy.
HYPOTHESIS Recurrent laryngeal nerve paralysis after thyroidectomy can be unrecognized without routine laryngoscopy, and patients have a good potential for recovery during follow-up. DESIGN A… Expand
Early prediction of hypocalcemia after thyroidectomy using parathyroid hormone: an analysis of pooled individual patient data from nine observational studies.
- J. M. Noordzij, S. Lee, +13 authors M. Dietrich
- Journal of the American College of Surgeons
- 1 December 2007
BACKGROUND Monitoring for hypocalcemia after thyroidectomy, using only symptoms and serum calcium levels, can delay the discharge of patients who will remain normocalcemic and can delay the treatment… Expand
Metastatic tumors of the thyroid gland: a study of 79 cases in Chinese patients.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the clinical and pathologic impact of metastases to the thyroid gland. CASE MATERIAL We studied the clinical/autopsy records and pathologic features of 79 Chinese patients (38… Expand
Adrenal lipomatous tumours: a 30 year clinicopathological experience at a single institution.
AIMS Fatty tumours of the adrenal gland are uncommon and their features have received little attention in the literature. The aim of this study is to analyse the features of adrenal lipomatous… Expand
Applicability of Intraoperative Parathyroid Hormone Assay During Thyroidectomy
ObjectiveTo evaluate the applicability of intraoperative parathyroid hormone (quick PTH) assay to monitor parathyroid function and to identify clinically significant hypocalcemia compared with… Expand
Emergency surgery for colonic diverticulitis: differences between right-sided and left-sided lesions
Abstract Background and aims: Right-sided diverticulitis is rare in Western societies but is not uncommon in Asian countries. Many of the patients are operated with the presumptive diagnosis of… Expand
Acute diverticulitis of the right colon.
BACKGROUND Acute diverticulitis of the right colon is a rare condition with a higher incidence in Oriental populations than in Occidental populations. PATIENTS AND METHODS A retrospective review… Expand
Pancreatic insulinomas. A 15-year experience.
- C. Lo, K. Lam, Annie Wai-Chee Kung, K. Lam, P. H. Tung, S. Fan
- Archives of surgery
- 1 August 1997
OBJECTIVE To describe our experience in the management of patients with pancreatic insulinomas, emphasizing the need for preoperative localization and the outcome of surgical treatment. DESIGN A… Expand