Thomas S. Reeve

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BACKGROUND In 1987, a report from this unit described the changing indications for open adrenalectomy over a 15-year period. The indications for adrenalectomy had switched from it being the principal therapeutic procedure used in advanced breast cancer in the early 1970s, to being predominately performed for Cushing's disease or incidental, asymptomatic,(More)
Surgical databases are now a fundamental part of clinical practice and research but have only been commonplace in the past decade or so. The University of Sydney Endocrine Surgery Database has now been in existence for more than 50 years since it was started by Tom Reeve in 1957. It includes comprehensive documentation of every aspect of every thyroid,(More)
There is controversy in the literature regarding the effects of endogenous hormones on estrogen receptors (ER) and progesterone receptors (PR) in young women with breast cancer. We studied 117 young women with primary breast cancer and assessed their breast biopsies for ER and PR. The women had a record of their last menstrual period prior to breast biopsy.(More)
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)
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