Robert M Savio

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BACKGROUND X-linked dominant hypophosphatemic rickets (XLHR) is a hereditary metabolic bone syndrome that is only beginning to be understood and is rarely associated with progression to irreversible tertiary hyperparathyroidism. We report our surgical experience with 6 patients with XLHR who underwent parathyroidectomy for associated autonomous parathyroid(More)
AIMS Lymphadenectomy in the management of papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) has evolved. The aim of this study was to examine the changing role of neck dissection as reflected in the practice of a large thyroid unit over four decades. METHODS A retrospective cohort study of patients that underwent primary thyroid surgery for papillary cancer in a single unit(More)
PURPOSE Papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) in children is rare. The optimal initial surgical treatment remains controversial, given the generally favorable overall prognosis but high rate of cervical metastasis and local recurrence. Our objective was to examine the surgical outcomes of a policy of total thyroidectomy and routine selective lymph node dissection(More)
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