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Bariatric surgery is associated with a reduction in major macrovascular and microvascular complications in moderately to severely obese patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
BACKGROUND Bariatric surgery (BAR) has been established as an effective treatment for type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in obese patients. However, few studies have examined the mid- to long-termExpand
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Fasciocutaneous flap reconstruction of the tongue and floor of mouth: outcomes and techniques.
OBJECTIVES To quantify functional and other outcomes after major resection and fasciocutaneous free-flap reconstruction of the tongue and floor of mouth, and to describe reconstructive technique. Expand
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Serum biomarkers of papillary thyroid cancer
ObjectiveTo identify serum biomarkers of papillary thyroid cancer.MethodsProspective analysis was performed of banked tumor and serum specimens from 99 patients with thyroid masses. Enzyme-linkedExpand
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Rates of thyroid malignancy by FNA diagnostic category
BackgroundFine needle aspiration (FNA) of thyroid nodules is a cornerstone of surgical decision making in thyroid cancer. The most widely utilized system for reporting thyroid FNA results is theExpand
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Review of transoral laser microsurgery for cancer of the upper aerodigestive tract.
OBJECTIVE There is increasing evidence to support the role of transoral laser microsurgery (TLM) in treating cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract. The article summarizes our experience with TLMExpand
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Informed consent in rhinoplasty: prospective randomized study of risk recall in patients who are given written disclosure of risks versus traditional oral discussion groups.
OBJECTIVE To determine the effectiveness of providing written information in enhancing patient understanding and retention. DESIGN A multicentre prospective randomized study was conducted inExpand
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Hyalinizing trabecular tumour: review and new insights into the molecular biology.
OBJECTIVE To review the current literature on hyalinizing trabecular tumor (HTT) and the relationship to other, more sinister neoplasms of the thyroid including papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC). ToExpand
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Systematic review of the platysma myocutaneous flap for head and neck reconstruction.
OBJECTIVES To systematically review and quantify complication rates and to identify preoperative factors among patients who underwent platysma myocutaneous flap reconstruction for head and neckExpand
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Chondrosarcoma of the head and neck: report of 11 cases and literature review.
OBJECTIVE Chondrosarcoma is a malignant tumour of mesenchymal origin. Chondrosarcomas most commonly occur on axial structures and are rarely found in the head and neck. A review of these tumours wasExpand
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Long-term functional donor site morbidity of the free radial forearm flap in head and neck cancer survivors
BackgroundTo assess the functional donor site morbidity of the forearm free flap in patients surviving at least 2 years after ablative head and neck cancer surgery in a tertiary careExpand
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