Topic: Current controversies in Endocrine Surgery
Guest Editor: Antonio Sitges-Serra, Department Surgery, Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain.
It is with great pleasure that we are going to present to the readers this Special Issue of Gland Surgery devoted to hot topics in Current controversies in Endocrine Surgery, to be published in February Issue of 2015. The contributors’ list is impressive: all of them are highly accredited worldwide as first line researchers in their field. We are sure that Gland Surgery readers will learn much about advancements in patient management, at least this was our aim when choosing the authors and the subjects. The topics reviewed for this special issue rank high among the most controversial and burning ones than can be found currently in the specialty of Endocrine Surgery.
The outline of the upcoming issue is followed. Free submissions on this topic are welcomed to be included to the special issue after peer-review process and the guest editor’s final review.
Preface (Guest Editor)
Recurrence of papillary thyroid cancer after optimized surgery
Clive Grant, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA
Management of Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer
Electron Kebebew, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda,USA
Management of neuroendocrine pancreatic tumors in MEN 1
Frederic Triponez, HôpitauxUniversitaires de Genève, Geneva, Switzerland
Hypertension and cardiovascular dysfunction in primary hyperparathyroidism
Gauray Agarwal, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, India
Loss of signal in recurrent nerve neuromonitoring: causes and management
Feng-Yu Chiang, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
The current status of intraoperative iPTH in surgery for primary HPT
Marcin Barczynski, Jagiellonian University, Medical College, Krakow, Poland
Preoperative laryngoscopy: routine or selective indications?
GuzmánFranch, Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain
LeyreLorente, Hospital del Mar, Barcelona, Spain
Recovery of recurrent laryngeal nerve function after neurapraxia.
Per Mattson, Karolinska University Hospital,Stockholm, Sweden
The current situation of Endocrine Surgery in Latin America
Juan Pablo Dueñas, Medellín, Colombia
Approach to the surgical management of primary aldosteronism.
Maurizio Iacobone, Padova, Italy