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Malignant struma ovarii: a population-level analysis of a large series of 68 patients.
BACKGROUND Malignant struma ovarii (MSO) is a germ cell tumor of the ovary histologically identical to differentiated thyroid cancers. There is a paucity of data on this neoplasm, with fewer than 200Expand
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Minimally Invasive Versus Open Esophagectomy for Esophageal Cancer: A Population-Based Analysis.
BACKGROUND The objective of this study was to evaluate outcomes of minimally invasive approaches to esophagectomy using population-level data. METHODS Multivariable regression modeling was used toExpand
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Minimally Invasive Versus Open Pancreaticoduodenectomy for Cancer: Practice Patterns and Short-term Outcomes Among 7061 Patients.
OBJECTIVES To describe national practice patterns regarding utilization of minimally invasive pancreaticoduodenectomy (MIPD) and compare short-term outcomes with those following openExpand
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Minimally Invasive Versus Open Low Anterior Resection: Equivalent Survival in a National Analysis of 14,033 Patients With Rectal Cancer
Objective:To examine survival of patients who underwent minimally invasive versus open low anterior resection (LAR) for rectal cancer. Background:Utilization of laparoscopic and robotic LAR forExpand
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Parathyroid carcinoma: current understanding and new insights into gene expression and intraoperative parathyroid hormone kinetics.
Parathyroid carcinoma is an indolent but ultimately life-threatening malignancy. Due to the lack of definitive diagnostic markers and overlapping clinical features of benign primaryExpand
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Presence and Number of Lymph Node Metastases Are Associated With Compromised Survival for Patients Younger Than Age 45 Years With Papillary Thyroid Cancer.
  • M. Adam, J. Pura, +6 authors J. Sosa
  • Medicine
  • Journal of clinical oncology : official journal…
  • 15 June 2015
PURPOSE Cervical lymph node metastases are recognized as a prognostic indicator only in patients age 45 years or older with papillary thyroid cancer (PTC); patients younger than age 45 years areExpand
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Is There a Minimum Number of Thyroidectomies a Surgeon Should Perform to Optimize Patient Outcomes?
Objective: To determine the number of total thyroidectomies per surgeon per year associated with the lowest risk of complications. Background: The surgeon volume–outcome association has beenExpand
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Minimally Invasive Distal Pancreatectomy for Cancer: Short-Term Oncologic Outcomes in 1733 Patients
BackgroundData from high-volume institutions suggest that minimally invasive distal pancreatectomy (MIDP) provides favorable perioperative outcomes and adequate oncologic resection for pancreaticExpand
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Impact of extent of surgery on survival for papillary thyroid cancer patients younger than 45 years.
CONTEXT Papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) patients <45 years old are considered to have an excellent prognosis; however, current guidelines recommend total thyroidectomy for PTC tumors >1.0 cm,Expand
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Defining a Hospital Volume Threshold for Minimally Invasive Pancreaticoduodenectomy in the United States
Importance There is increasing interest in expanding use of minimally invasive pancreaticoduodenectomy (MIPD). This procedure is complex, with data suggesting a significant association betweenExpand
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