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Original Article

Vascular flow on doppler sonography may not be a valid characteristic to distinguish colloid nodules from papillary thyroid carcinoma even when accounting for nodular size
J. Matthew Debnam, Thinh Vu, Jia Sun, Wei Wei, Savitri Krishnamurthy, Mark E. Zafereo, Steven P. Weitzman, Naveen Garg, Salmaan Ahmed
Modified arytenoid muscle electrode recording method for neuromonitoring during thyroidectomy
Peng Li, Qing-Zhuang Liang, Dong-Lai Wang, Bin Han, Xin Yi, Wei Wei
Applications of rib sparing technique in internal mammary vessels exposure of abdominal free flap breast reconstructions: a 12-year single-center experience of 215 cases
Qi Zhang, Qin Xiao, Rong Guo, Bingqiu Xiu, Lun Li, Weiru Chi, Yajia Gu, Jiong Wu
Human papillomavirus infection increases the risk of breast carcinoma: a large-scale systemic review and meta-analysis of case-control studies
Chutong Ren, Kai Zeng, Chujun Wu, Lan Mu, Jiangsheng Huang, Mingming Wang
Volumetric changes of the latissimus dorsi muscle after postoperative chemotherapy in cases of immediate breast reconstruction with an extended latissimus dorsi musculocutaneous flap and implant
Jae Woo Lee, Jung Yeol Seo, Youn Joo Jung, Ki Seok Choo, Min Wook Kim, Tae Seo Park, Yong Chan Bae, Su Bong Nam, Hyun Yul Kim
Multifocal papillary thyroid cancer in children and adolescents: 12-year experience in a single center
Jiaying Chen, Naisi Huang, Qinhai Ji, Yu Wang, Yongxue Zhu, Duanshu Li
Long-term results measured by BREAST-Q reveal higher patient satisfaction after “autoimplant-mastopexy” than augmentation-mastopexy
Lisanne Grünherz, Anna Burger, Pietro Giovanoli, Nicole Lindenblatt
Pedicled local flaps: a reliable reconstructive tool for partial breast defects
Sherif Youssif, Youssef Hassan, Ahmed Tohamy, Samir Eid, Tarek Ashour, Marco Malahias, Haitham Khalil
Optimal intraoperative selection of the projection of silicone breast implant using simplified cotton sizers
Naohiro Ishii, Yumiko Tani, Tomoki Kiuchi, Takahiro Uno, Jiro Ando, Kazuo Kishi
Predictive factors of increased surgical drain output after thyroid lobectomy: a retrospective study
Chih-Yu Chen, Yu-Lung Chiu, Sarina Rajbhandari, Sheng-Yao Cheng, Hung-Che Lin, Yueng-Hsiang Chu, Jih-Chin Lee
Risk factors for high-volume lymph node metastases in cN0 papillary thyroid microcarcinoma
Chunhao Liu, Yuewu Liu, Lei Zhang, Yunwei Dong, Shenbao Hu, Yu Xia, Bo Zhang, Yue Cao, Ziwen Liu, Ge Chen, Zhonghua Shang, Jinbao Yang, Qinghe Sun, Xiaoyi Li
The association between tumor’s location and cervical lymph nodes metastasis in papillary thyroid cancer
Ting-Ting Zhang, Xiu-Zhu Qi, Jian-Ping Chen, Rong-Liang Shi, Shi-Shuai Wen, Yu-Long Wang, Qing-Hai Ji, Qiang Shen, Yong-Xue Zhu, Ning Qu

Review Article

Lipofilling after breast conserving surgery: a comprehensive literature review investigating its oncologic safety
Stephanie Cohen, Yurie Sekigami, Theresa Schwartz, Albert Losken, Julie Margenthaler, Abhishek Chatterjee

Case Report

Siliconoma of the breasts
Apirag Chuangsuwanich, Malee Warnnissorn, Visnu Lohsiriwat
Increasing options in autologous microsurgical breast reconstruction: four free flaps for ‘stacked’ bilateral breast reconstruction
Warren Matthew Rozen, Nakul Gamanlal Patel, Venkat V. Ramakrishnan

Review Article

Defining the syndromes of parathyroid failure after total thyroidectomy
Leyre Lorente-Poch, Juan J. Sancho, Jose Luis Muñoz-Nova, Patricia Sánchez-Velázquez, Antonio Sitges-Serra
Exploring breast with therapeutic ductoscopy
Fatih Levent Balci, Sheldon Marc Feldman
Recovery of laryngeal function after intraoperative injury to the recurrent laryngeal nerve
Per Mattsson, Jonas Hydman, Mikael Svensson
Minimally invasive surgical management of benign breast lesions
Anna Lakoma, Eugene S. Kim
Using intraoperative laser angiography to safeguard nipple perfusion in nipple-sparing mastectomies
Monica M. Dua, Danielle M. Bertoni, Dung Nguyen, Shannon Meyer, Geoffrey C. Gurtner, Irene L. Wapnir
Lymphatic mapping and lymphedema surgery in the breast cancer patient
Ketan M. Patel, Oscar Manrique, Michael Sosin, Mahjabeen Aftab Hashmi, Poysophon Poysophon, Robert Henderson
Preoperative management in patients with Graves’ disease
Eliana Piantanida
Intraoperative real-time localization of parathyroid gland with near infrared fluorescence imaging
Sung Won Kim, Hyoung Shin Lee, Kang Dae Lee
Silicone breast implant rupture: a review
Christopher Hillard, Jason D. Fowler, Ruth Barta, Bruce Cunningham
Breast cancer-related lymphedema: risk factors, precautionary measures, and treatments
Tessa C. Gillespie, Hoda E. Sayegh, Cheryl L. Brunelle, Kayla M. Daniell, Alphonse G. Taghian
Management of functional neuroendocrine tumors of the pancreas
Kjell Öberg

Case Report

Detection of insulinoma using 68Gallium-DOTATATE PET/CT: a case report
Samira M. Sadowski, Vladimir Neychev, Candice Cottle-Delisle, Roxanne Merkel, Lily A. Yang, Martha M. Quezado, Richard Chang, Electron Kebebew
A cause of unbearably painful breast, diffuse dermal angiomatosis
Barbara J Adams, Stephanie Goldberg, H. Davis Massey, Kazuaki Takabe

Original Article

Trachway video intubating stylet allows for optimization of electromyographic endotracheal tube placement for monitored thyroidectomy
Pi-Ying Chang, Pin-Yang Hu, Yi-Chu Lin, Hsiu-Ya Chen, Feng-Yu Chiang, Che-Wei Wu, Gianlorenzo Dionigi, I-Cheng Lu
Preoperative psychosocial characteristics may predict body image and sexuality two years after risk-reducing mastectomy: a prospective study
Dmytro Unukovych, Hemming Johansson, Yvonne Brandberg
Non-stereotactic method involving combination of ultrasound-guided wire localization and vacuum-assisted breast biopsy for microcalcification
Jeeyeon Lee, Ho Yong Park, Jin Hyang Jung, Wan Wook Kim, Seung Ook Hwang, Taek Ju Kwon, Jin Ho Chung, Youngtae Bae
Histologic evaluation of sentinel and non-sentinel axillary lymph nodes in breast cancer by multilevel sectioning and predictors of non-sentinel metastasis
Piyarat Jeeravongpanich, Tuenjai Chuangsuwanich, Chulaluk Komoltri, Adune Ratanawichitrasin
A high burden of comorbid conditions leads to decreased survival in breast cancer
Ingrid A. Woelfel, Leopoldo J. Fernandez, Michael O. Idowu, Kazuaki Takabe
Evidence based outcomes of the American Society of Breast Surgeons Nipple Sparing Mastectomy Registry
Sunny D. Mitchell, Shawna C. Willey, Peter Beitsch, Sheldon Feldman

Review Article

Intraoperative real-time localization of parathyroid gland with near infrared fluorescence imaging
Sung Won Kim, Hyoung Shin Lee, Kang Dae Lee
Speech therapy after thyroidectomy
Wing-Hei Viola Yu, Che-Wei Wu
Preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative anesthetic prospective for thyroid surgery: what’s new
I-Cheng Lu, I-Hua Lin, Che-Wei Wu, Hsiu-Ya Chen, Yi-Chu Lin, Feng-Yu Chiang, Pi-Ying Chang
Are breast cancer stem cells the key to resolving clinical issues in breast cancer therapy?
Hidetaka Shima, Akimitsu Yamada, Takashi Ishikawa, Itaru Endo
BRAF V600E mutation in prognostication of papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) recurrence
Agnieszka Czarniecka, Małgorzata Oczko-Wojciechowska, Marcin Barczyński
Intraoperative neural monitoring in thyroid surgery: lessons learned from animal studies
Che-Wei Wu, Gregory W. Randolph, I-Cheng Lu, Pi-Ying Chang, Yi-Ting Chen, Pao-Chu Hun, Yi-Chu Lin, Gianlorenzo Dionigi, Feng-Yu Chiang
Advances in imaging technologies for planning breast reconstruction
Anita T. Mohan, Michel Saint-Cyr
Current perspectives on radiation therapy in autologous and prosthetic breast reconstruction
Mark W. Clemens, Steven J. Kronowitz
Current opinions on indications and algorithms for acellular dermal matrix use in primary prosthetic breast reconstruction
Michael M. Vu, John Y. S. Kim
Loss of signal in recurrent nerve neuromonitoring: causes and management
Che-Wei Wu, Mei-Hui Wang, Cheng-Chien Chen, Hui-Chun Chen, Hsiu-Ya Chen, Jing-Yi Yu, Pi-Ying Chang, I-Cheng Lu, Yi-Chu Lin, Feng-Yu Chiang
Intraoperative radiotherapy for breast cancer
Norman R. Williams, Katharine H. Pigott, Chris Brew-Graves, Mohammed R. S. Keshtgar
Primary and secondary angiosarcoma of the breast
Tania K. Arora, Krista P. Terracina, John Soong, Michael O. Idowu, Kazuaki Takabe
Overview of indications for nipple sparing mastectomy
Eleni Tousimis, Michelle Haslinger
Autologous reconstruction following nipple sparing mastectomy: a comprehensive review of the current literature
Paul Shay, Jordan Jacobs

Surgical Technique

Trans-oral glasses-free three-dimensional endoscopic thyroidectomy—preliminary single center experiences
Yi-Ke Zeng, Zhi-Yu Li, Wen-Liang Xuan, Jian-Xing He

Visualized Surgery

Modified transoral endoscopic thyroid surgery for treatment of thyroid cancer: operative steps and video
Xiao-Wei Peng, Hui Li, Zan Li, Xiao Zhou, Da-Jiang Song, Bo Zhou, Chun-Liu Lv, Wen Peng

Original Articles

Differential protein expressions in breast cancer between drug sensitive tissues and drug resistant tissues
Wenjun Yi, Jing Peng, Yajie Zhang, Fenfen Fu, Qiongyan Zou, Yuanyuan Tang

Review Articles

The prognostic implication and potential role of BRAF mutation in the decision to perform elective neck dissection for thyroid cancer
Jin Woo Lee, Bon Seok Koo
Update on the surgical management of Paget’s disease
Katarzyna Trebska-McGowan, Krista P. Terracina, Kazuaki Takabe
Status quo and development trend of breast biopsy technology
Yan-Jun Zhang, Lichun Wei, Jie Li, Yi-Qiong Zheng, Xi-Ru Li


Should we examine sentinel lymph nodes during the operation?
Akimitsu Yamada, Kazuaki Takabe

Research Highlight

Twofer anti-vascular therapy targeting sphingosine-1-phosphate for breast cancer
Kazuaki Takabe, Akimitsu Yamada, Omar M. Rashid, Barbara J. Adams, Wei-Ching Huang, Tomoyoshi Aoyagi, Masayuki Nagahashi


HuR: a promising therapeutic target for angiogenesis
Rui Dong, Guo-Dong Yang, Nian-An Luo, Ya-Qi Qu

Review Article on Interventional Radiology in Glands

“Super-active surveillance”: MRI ultrasound fusion biopsy and ablation for less invasive management of prostate cancer
Jonathan B. Bloom, Samuel A. Gold, Graham R. Hale, Kareem N. Rayn, Vikram K. Sabarwal, Ivane Bakhutashvili, Vladimir Valera, Baris Turkbey, Peter A. Pinto, Bradford J. Wood
Allo- and auto-percutaneous intra-portal pancreatic islet transplantation (PIPIT) for diabetes cure and prevention: the role of imaging and interventional radiology
Massimo Venturini, Claudio Sallemi, Paolo Marra, Anna Palmisano, Giulia Agostini, Carolina Lanza, Gianpaolo Balzano, Massimo Falconi, Antonio Secchi, Paolo Fiorina, Lorenzo Piemonti, Paola Maffi, Antonio Esposito, Francesco De Cobelli, Alessandro Del Maschio
Surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis in ICU patients: a preliminary, observational, retrospective study
gary duclos, Bruno Pastene, Fanny Depeyre, zoé Meresse, Nadim Cassir, Ignacio Martin-loeches, Sharon Einav, Laurent Zieleskiewicz, Marc Leone

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Original Article

Review Article

Novel treatments for anaplastic thyroid carcinoma
Silvia Martina Ferrari, Giusy Elia, Francesca Ragusa, Ilaria Ruffilli, Concettina La Motta, Sabrina Rosaria Paparo, Armando Patrizio, Roberto Vita, Salvatore Benvenga, Gabriele Materazzi, Poupak Fallahi, Alessandro Antonelli