Vol 5, No 5 (October 2016): Gland Surgery (New Techniques and Technologies for the Treatment of Surgical Endocrine Diseases Part I)

Original Article

New endoscopic procedures for diabetes mellitus type 2 and obesity treatment
Francesco Frattini, Giacomo Borroni, Matteo Lavazza, Liu Xiaoli, Hoon Yub Kim, Renbin Liu, Angkoon Anuwong, Stefano Rausei, Gianlorenzo Dionigi
Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy for the treatment of diabetes mellitus type 2 patients—single center early experience
Piotr Major, Michal Wysocki, Michał Pędziwiatr, Piotr Małczak, Magdalena Pisarska, Andrzej Budzyński

Review Article

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
Intermittent neural monitoring of the recurrent laryngeal nerve in surgery for recurrent goiter
Beata Wojtczak, Marcin Barczyński
Safety of energy based devices for hemostasis in thyroid surgery
Gianlorenzo Dionigi, Che-Wei Wu, Hoon-Yub Kim, Xiaoli Liu, Renbin Liu, Gregory W. Randolph, Angkoon Anuwong
BRAF V600E mutation in prognostication of papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) recurrence
Agnieszka Czarniecka, Małgorzata Oczko-Wojciechowska, Marcin Barczyński
Perioperative hemodynamic instability in patients undergoing laparoscopic adrenalectomy for pheochromocytoma
Magdalena Pisarska, Michał Pędziwiatr, Andrzej Budzyński
Indocyanine green-enhanced fluorescence for assessing parathyroid perfusion during thyroidectomy
Matteo Lavazza, Xiaoli Liu, Chewei Wu, Angkoon Anuwong, Hoon Yub Kim, Renbin Liu, Gregory W. Randolph, Davide Inversini, Luigi Boni, Stefano Rausei, Francesco Frattini, Gianlorenzo Dionigi
Early intact PTH (iPTH) is an early predictor of postoperative hypocalcemia for a safer and earlier hospital discharge: an analysis on 260 total thyroidectomies
Davide Inversini, Stefano Rausei, Cesare Carlo Ferrari, Francesco Frattini, Angkoon Anuwong, Hoon Yub Kim, Xiaoli Liu, Chei-Wei Wu, Wen Tian, Renbin Liu, Gianlorenzo Dionigi
Innovative solutions in bariatric surgery
Tomasz Kozlowski, Krzysztof Kozakiewicz, Jacek Dadan, Piotr Mysliwiec

Case Report

Thyroid Langerhans cell histiocytosis and papillary thyroid carcinoma
Rajab AlZahrani, Mohammed Algarni, Hadi Alhakami, Haia AlSubayea, Naif Alfattani, Mohammet Guler, Mohamed Satti
Thyroid cancer with tracheal invasion: a pathological estimation
Vincenzo Pappalardo, Stefano La Rosa, Andrea Imperatori, Nicola Rotolo, Maria Laura Tanda, Andrea Sessa, Lorenzo Dominioni, Gianlorenzo Dionigi


The series “New Techniques and Technologies for the Treatment of Surgical Endocrine Diseases”was commissioned by the editorial office, Gland Surgery without any sponsorship or funding. Drs. Marcin Barczyński and Gianlorenzo Dionigi served as the unpaid Guest Editors for the series.