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F18-choline/C11-choline PET/CT thyroid incidentalomas.

Endocrine 2019 May 12;64(2):203-208. Epub 2019 Jan 12.

Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT Center, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12020-019-01841-zDOI Listing
May 2019

Dedicated neck F-FDG PET/CT: An additional tool for risk assessment in thyroid nodules at ultrasound intermediate risk.

Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 2019 May 27;90(5):737-743. Epub 2019 Feb 27.

Department of Nuclear Medicine and Thyroid Centre, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cen.13949DOI Listing
May 2019

Euthyroid Graves' disease with spurious hyperthyroidism: a diagnostic challenge.

Clin Chem Lab Med 2019 Apr;57(5):e94-e96

Clinic for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Competence Centre for Thyroid Diseases EOC, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/cclm-2018-0759DOI Listing
April 2019

Re: "Diagnostic Performance of Technetium-99m Methoxy-Isobutyl-Isonitrile for Differentiation of Malignant Thyroid Nodules: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis" by Kim et al. (Thyroid 2018;28:1339-1348).

Thyroid 2019 Apr 9. Epub 2019 Apr 9.

2 Clinic for Nuclear Medicine and Thyroid Center, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/thy.2018.0712DOI Listing
April 2019

Thyroid cancer recurrence in the HiLo trial.

Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 2019 Apr;7(4):252

Department of Nuclear Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2213-8587(19)30070-1DOI Listing
April 2019

Ga-PSMA PET thyroid incidentalomas.

Hormones (Athens) 2019 Apr 15. Epub 2019 Apr 15.

Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT Center, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s42000-019-00106-8DOI Listing
April 2019

Diagnostic performance of choline PET for detection of hyperfunctioning parathyroid glands in hyperparathyroidism: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 2019 03 9;46(3):751-765. Epub 2018 Aug 9.

Clinic of Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT Center, Ente Ospedaliero Cantonale, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Via Ospedale 12, 6500, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00259-018-4123-zDOI Listing
March 2019

Correlation between PSA kinetics and PSMA-PET in prostate cancer restaging: A meta-analysis.

Eur J Clin Invest 2019 Mar 11;49(3):e13063. Epub 2019 Jan 11.

Clinic of Medical Oncology, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/eci.13063DOI Listing
March 2019

Tc-Pertechnetate Scintigraphy Predicts Successful Postoperative Ablation in Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma Patients Treated with Low Radioiodine Activities.

Endocrinol Metab (Seoul) 2019 Mar 15;34(1):63-69. Epub 2019 Feb 15.

Clinic for Nuclear Medicine and Competence Center for Thyroid Diseases, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3803/EnM.2019.34.1.63DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6435853PMC
March 2019

Measuring thyroglobulin in patients with thyroglobulin autoantibodies: evaluation of the clinical impact of BRAHMS Kryptor® Tg-minirecovery test in a large series of patients with differentiated thyroid carcinoma.

Clin Chem Lab Med 2019 Mar 5. Epub 2019 Mar 5.

Clinic for Nuclear Medicine and Competence Centre for Thyroid Diseases, Ente Ospedaliero Cantonale, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/cclm-2018-1390DOI Listing
March 2019

PET/CT in thyroid nodule and differentiated thyroid cancer patients. The evidence-based state of the art.

Rev Endocr Metab Disord 2019 Mar 21. Epub 2019 Mar 21.

Clinic of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Imaging Institute of Southern Switzerland, Lugano, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s11154-019-09491-2
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11154-019-09491-2DOI Listing
March 2019

High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) for benign thyroid nodules: 2-year follow-up results.

Endocrine 2019 Mar 28. Epub 2019 Mar 28.

Department of Nuclear Medicine and Thyroid Centre, Imaging Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, 6500, Switzerland.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s12020-019-01909-w
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12020-019-01909-wDOI Listing
March 2019

Solid papillary thyroid carcinoma with Hashimoto's thyroiditis: description of a further case with challenging cytological features.

BMJ Case Rep 2019 Jan 17;12(1). Epub 2019 Jan 17.

Department of Nuclear Medicine and Thyroid Centre, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bcr-2018-226153DOI Listing
January 2019

Fine-needle aspiration to diagnose primary thyroid lymphoma: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Eur J Endocrinol 2018 Dec 1. Epub 2018 Dec 1.

P Trimboli, Department of Nuclear Medicine and Thyroid Centre, Istituto Oncologico della Svizzera Italiana, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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https://eje.bioscientifica.com/view/journals/eje/aop/eje-18-
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1530/EJE-18-0672DOI Listing
December 2018

Fine-needle aspiration in all thyroid incidentalomas at F-FDG PET/CT: Can EU-TIRADS revise the dogma?

Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 2018 Nov 6;89(5):642-648. Epub 2018 Aug 6.

Department of Nuclear Medicine and Thyroid Centre, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cen.13819DOI Listing
November 2018

Brown Adipose Tissue (BAT) detection by F-FDG PET and thyroid hormone level(s)-a systematic review.

Endocrine 2018 11 31;62(2):496-500. Epub 2018 Jul 31.

Clinic of Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT Center, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12020-018-1698-xDOI Listing
November 2018

Diagnostic accuracy of bone scintigraphy in the assessment of cardiac transthyretin-related amyloidosis: a bivariate meta-analysis.

Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 2018 10 23;45(11):1945-1955. Epub 2018 Apr 23.

Medical Imaging Center, Department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00259-018-4013-4DOI Listing
October 2018

Recent Developments of 18F-FET PET in Neuro-oncology.

Curr Med Chem 2018 ;25(26):3061-3073

Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2174/0929867325666171123202644DOI Listing
September 2018

Clinical diagnosis of endocrine diseases.

Authors:
Luca Giovanella

Minerva Endocrinol 2018 Sep;43(3):259-260

Medical School, University of Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland -

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http://dx.doi.org/10.23736/S0391-1977.17.02755-9DOI Listing
September 2018

Radioactive iodine ablation in low-risk thyroid cancer.

Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 2018 09;6(9):686

Department of Nuclear Medicine and Thyroid Centre, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S22138587183020
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2213-8587(18)30207-9DOI Listing
September 2018

High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) therapy for benign thyroid nodules without anesthesia or sedation.

Endocrine 2018 08 16;61(2):210-215. Epub 2018 Feb 16.

Department of Nuclear Medicine and Thyroid Centre, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, 6500, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12020-018-1560-1DOI Listing
August 2018

Re: Low-Dose Radioactive Iodine Ablation Is Sufficient in Patients With Small Papillary Thyroid Cancer Having Minor Extrathyroidal Extension and Central Lymph Node Metastasis (T3 N1a).

Clin Nucl Med 2018 08;43(8):631-632

Department of Nuclear Medicine and Competence Center for Thyroid Diseases, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/RLU.0000000000002042DOI Listing
August 2018

Measuring procalcitonin to overcome heterophilic-antibody-induced spurious hypercalcitoninemia.

Clin Chem Lab Med 2018 07;56(8):e191-e193

Department of Nuclear Medicine and Competence Centre for Thyroid Disease, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/cclm-2017-0993DOI Listing
July 2018

Could short thyroid hormone withdrawal be an effective strategy for radioiodine remnant ablation in differentiated thyroid cancer patients?

Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 2018 07 19;45(7):1218-1223. Epub 2018 Feb 19.

Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT Centre, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00259-018-3955-xDOI Listing
July 2018

Imaging in primary hyperparathyroidism: focus on the evidence-based diagnostic performance of different methods.

Minerva Endocrinol 2018 Jun 23;43(2):133-143. Epub 2017 Jun 23.

Department of Nuclear Medicine and Thyroid Center, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland -

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http://dx.doi.org/10.23736/S0391-1977.17.02685-2DOI Listing
June 2018

Procalcitonin measurement to screen medullary thyroid carcinoma: A prospective evaluation in a series of 2705 patients with thyroid nodules.

Eur J Clin Invest 2018 Jun 20;48(6):e12934. Epub 2018 Apr 20.

Department of Nuclear Medicine and Thyroid Centre, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/eci.12934DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6001787PMC
June 2018

Low or Undetectable Basal Thyroglobulin Levels Obviate the Need for Neck Ultrasound in Differentiated Thyroid Cancer Patients After Total Thyroidectomy and I Ablation.

Thyroid 2018 06 14;28(6):722-728. Epub 2018 May 14.

1 Department of Nuclear Medicine, University of Würzburg , Würzburg, Germany .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/thy.2017.0352DOI Listing
June 2018

Power of Absolute Values to Avoid Data Misinterpretations: The Case of Radioiodine-Induced Leukemia and Myelodysplasia.

J Clin Oncol 2018 Jun 3;36(18):1880-1881. Epub 2018 May 3.

Arnoldo Piccardo and Matteo Puntoni, Ente Ospedaliero Ospedali Galliera, Genoa, Italy; Frederik A. Verburg and Markus Luster, University Hospital Marburg, Marburg, Germany, and European Association of Nuclear Medicine, Vienna, Austria; and Luca Giovanella, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland, and European Association of Nuclear Medicine, Vienna, Austria.

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http://ascopubs.org/doi/10.1200/JCO.2018.77.7318
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1200/JCO.2018.77.7318DOI Listing
June 2018

Procalcitonin as Marker of Recurrent Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Endocrinol Metab (Seoul) 2018 Jun;33(2):204-210

Department of Nuclear Medicine and Thyroid Centre, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3803/EnM.2018.33.2.204DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6021302PMC
June 2018

Radioactive Iodine Therapy for Differentiated Thyroid Cancer: Lessons from Confronting Controversial Literature on Risks for Secondary Malignancy.

J Nucl Med 2018 05 13;59(5):723-725. Epub 2018 Apr 13.

Department of Nuclear Medicine, Hanyang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2967/jnumed.118.211359DOI Listing
May 2018

Procalcitonin as a postoperative marker in the follow-up of patients affected by medullary thyroid carcinoma.

Int J Biol Markers 2018 May 30;33(2):156-160. Epub 2018 Apr 30.

2 Endocrinology Unit, Regina Elena National Cancer Institute, Rome - Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1724600817747518DOI Listing
May 2018

Comparison of high intensity focused ultrasound and radioiodine for treating toxic thyroid nodules.

Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 2018 May 9. Epub 2018 May 9.

Department of Nuclear Medicine and Thyroid Centre, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cen.13738DOI Listing
May 2018

Efficacy of Vandetanib in Treating Locally Advanced or Metastatic Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma According to RECIST Criteria: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Front Endocrinol (Lausanne) 2018 3;9:224. Epub 2018 May 3.

Department of Nuclear Medicine and Thyroid Centre, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fendo.2018.00224DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5943569PMC
May 2018

Performance of Italian Consensus for the Classification and Reporting of Thyroid Cytology (ICCRTC) in discriminating indeterminate lesions at low and high risk of malignancy. A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Endocrine 2018 04 7;60(1):31-35. Epub 2017 Aug 7.

Department of Nuclear Medicine and Thyroid Centre, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12020-017-1382-6DOI Listing
April 2018

American Thyroid Association ultrasound system for the initial assessment of thyroid nodules: Use in stratifying the risk of malignancy of indeterminate lesions.

Head Neck 2018 04 16;40(4):722-727. Epub 2017 Dec 16.

Department of Nuclear Medicine and Thyroid Centre, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hed.25038DOI Listing
April 2018

Reliability of core needle biopsy as a second-line procedure in thyroid nodules with an indeterminate fine-needle aspiration report: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Ultrasonography 2018 Apr 2;37(2):121-128. Epub 2018 Jan 2.

Department of Nuclear Medicine and Thyroid Centre, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.14366/usg.17066DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5885473PMC
April 2018

Treatment of benign thyroid nodules by high intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) at different acoustic powers: a study on in-silico phantom.

Endocrine 2018 03 21;59(3):506-509. Epub 2017 Jun 21.

Department of Nuclear Medicine and Thyroid Centre, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Via Ospedale 12, 6500, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12020-017-1350-1DOI Listing
March 2018

Histologic Outcome of Indeterminate Thyroid Nodules Classified at Low or High Risk.

Endocr Pathol 2018 Mar;29(1):75-79

Department of Nuclear Medicine and Thyroid Centre, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Via Ospedale 12, 6500, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12022-018-9517-8DOI Listing
March 2018

The Significance of Having an Excellent Patient's Comfort with Thyroid Core Needle Biopsy.

Endocrinol Metab (Seoul) 2018 Mar;33(1):53-54

Department of Nuclear Medicine and Thyroid Centre, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3803/EnM.2018.33.1.53DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5874195PMC
March 2018

Thyroxine Treatment With Softgel Capsule Formulation: Usefulness in Hypothyroid Patients Without Malabsorption.

Front Endocrinol (Lausanne) 2018 21;9:118. Epub 2018 Mar 21.

Department of Nuclear Medicine and Thyroid Centre, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fendo.2018.00118DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5871661PMC
March 2018

Role of positron emission tomography imaging in Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia syndromes.

Clin Physiol Funct Imaging 2018 Jan 27;38(1):4-9. Epub 2016 Sep 27.

Nuclear Medicine, PET/CT and Thyroid Center, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona and Lugano, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cpf.12391DOI Listing
January 2018

Early post-treatment risk stratification of differentiated thyroid cancer: comparison of three high-sensitive Tg assays.

Eur J Endocrinol 2018 Jan;178(1):75-82

Department of Nuclear Medicine and Thyroid Centre, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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https://eje.bioscientifica.com/view/journals/eje/178/1/EJE-1
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1530/EJE-17-0663DOI Listing
January 2018

Levothyroxine Therapy: Changes of TSH Levels by Switching Patients from Tablet to Liquid Formulation. A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Front Endocrinol (Lausanne) 2018 26;9:10. Epub 2018 Jan 26.

Department of Nuclear Medicine and Thyroid Centre, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fendo.2018.00010DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5790785PMC
January 2018

Real-time elastography in autonomously functioning thyroid nodules: relationship with TSH levels, scintigraphy, and ultrasound patterns.

Endocrine 2017 Dec 11;58(3):488-494. Epub 2017 Mar 11.

Department of Nuclear Medicine and Thyroid Centre, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12020-017-1277-6DOI Listing
December 2017

Only a Rapid Complete Biochemical Remission After 131I-Therapy is Associated with an Unimpaired Life Expectancy in Differentiated Thyroid Cancer.

Horm Metab Res 2017 Nov 14;49(11):860-868. Epub 2017 Nov 14.

Department of Nuclear Medicine, University of Wuerzburg, Wuerzburg, Germany.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0043-119462DOI Listing
November 2017

Detection rate of somatostatin receptor PET in patients with recurrent medullary thyroid carcinoma: a systematic review and a meta-analysis.

Hormones (Athens) 2017 Oct;16(4):362-372

Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT Center, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Via Ospedale 12, Zip code 6500, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.14310/horm.2002.1756DOI Listing
October 2017

Novel acquisitions in the diagnosis of medullary thyroid carcinoma.

Minerva Endocrinol 2017 Sep 3;42(3):238-247. Epub 2016 Nov 3.

Department of Nuclear Medicine and Thyroid Center, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.23736/S0391-1977.16.02579-7DOI Listing
September 2017

Galectin-3 Performance in Histologic a Cytologic Assessment of Thyroid Nodules: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Int J Mol Sci 2017 Aug 11;18(8). Epub 2017 Aug 11.

Department of Nuclear Medicine and Thyroid Centre, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Via Ospedale, 6500 Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijms18081756DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5578146PMC
August 2017

Differentiated Thyroid Cancer lymph-node relapse. Role of adjuvant radioactive iodine therapy after lymphadenectomy.

Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 2017 Jun 14;44(6):926-934. Epub 2016 Dec 14.

Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT Centre, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00259-016-3593-0DOI Listing
June 2017

Radioiodine treatment after surgery for differentiated thyroid cancer: a reasonable option.

Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 2017 06;44(6):918-925

Department of Nuclear Medicine, European Center for Research in Medical Imaging, La Timone University Hospital, Aix-Marseille University, 264 rue Saint-Pierre, 13385, Marseille, France.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00259-017-3654-zDOI Listing
June 2017

Letter to the Editor: What Is the Role of Serum Thyroglobulin Measurement in Patients With Differentiated Thyroid Cancer Treated Without Radioactive Iodine?

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2017 06;102(6):2113-2114

Department of Laboratory Medicine, University Hospital of Padua, 35128 Padua, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/jc.2016-3983DOI Listing
June 2017

Letter to the Editor: "Postoperative Thyroglobulin and Neck Ultrasound in the Risk Restratification and Decision to Perform 131I Ablation".

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2017 05;102(5):1783-1784

Department of Nuclear Medicine and Thyroid Centre, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, CH-6500 Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/jc.2017-00206DOI Listing
May 2017

One-stop-shop radioiodine dosimetry in patients with Graves' disease.

Endocrine 2017 04 30;56(1):220-221. Epub 2017 Jan 30.

Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12020-017-1229-1DOI Listing
April 2017

Adjuvant post-operative I-131 therapy in differentiated thyroid carcinoma: are the 2015 ATA guidelines an exact science or a dark art?

Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 2017 Feb;44(2):183-184

Department of Nuclear Medicine & Thyroid Centre, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00259-016-3526-yDOI Listing
February 2017

Accuracy of international ultrasound risk stratification systems in thyroid lesions cytologically classified as indeterminate.

Diagn Cytopathol 2017 Feb 26;45(2):113-117. Epub 2016 Dec 26.

Department of Nuclear Medicine and Thyroid Centre, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/dc.23651DOI Listing
February 2017

Searching for the most effective thyrotropin (TSH) threshold to rule-out autonomously functioning thyroid nodules in iodine deficient regions.

Endocrine 2016 Dec 15;54(3):757-761. Epub 2016 Sep 15.

Deparment of Nuclear Medicine and Thyroid Centre, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12020-016-1094-3DOI Listing
December 2016

HER2 Analysis in Sporadic Thyroid Cancer of Follicular Cell Origin.

Int J Mol Sci 2016 Dec 6;17(12). Epub 2016 Dec 6.

Department of Human Pathology in Adult and Developmental Age "Gaetano Barresi", Unit of Pathological Anatomy, University of Messina, AOU Policlinico G. Martino, 98125 Messina, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijms17122040DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5187840PMC
December 2016

(99m)Tc-MIBI Uptake in a Thyroid Adenoma with Diffuse Adipose Metaplasia.

Nucl Med Mol Imaging 2016 Dec 10;50(4):362-364. Epub 2015 Nov 10.

Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT Centre, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, via Ospedale, 12, 6500 Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13139-015-0383-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5135689PMC
December 2016

A rare case of idiopathic granulomatous hepatitis presenting as tumoral lesion detected by 18F-FDG-PET/CT.

Ann Hepatol 2016 Jan-Feb;15(1):121-2

Institute of Pathology, Locarno, Switzerland.

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September 2016

(99m)Tc-Methoxy-Isobutyl-Isonitrile Scintigraphy Is a Useful Tool for Assessing the Risk of Malignancy in Thyroid Nodules with Indeterminate Fine-Needle Cytology.

Thyroid 2016 08 8;26(8):1101-9. Epub 2016 Jul 8.

1 Department of Biomedical and Dental Sciences and Morphofunctional Imaging, Nuclear Medicine Unit, University of Messina , Messina, Italy .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/thy.2016.0135DOI Listing
August 2016

Hashimoto's encephalopathy: A rare proteiform disorder.

Autoimmun Rev 2016 May 3;15(5):466-76. Epub 2016 Feb 3.

Division of Nuclear Medicine and Thyroid Centre, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.autrev.2016.01.014DOI Listing
May 2016

Serum markers measured in FNA fluids of medullary thyroid carcinoma occurring as a cyst.

Int J Biol Markers 2016 May 28;31(2):e224-7. Epub 2016 May 28.

Department of Nuclear Medicine and Thyroid Center, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona - Switzerland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5301/jbm.5000205DOI Listing
May 2016

Early diagnosis by FNA cytology should not influence the outcome of differentiated thyroid cancer.

Endocr J 2016 Apr 27;63(4):367-73. Epub 2016 Jan 27.

Section of Endocrinology and Diabetology, Ospedale Israelitico, Rome, Italy.

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April 2016

BRAF-mutated carcinomas among thyroid nodules with prior indeterminate FNA report: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 2016 Mar 22;84(3):315-20. Epub 2015 May 22.

Department of Nuclear Medicine and Thyroid Centre, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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March 2016

Malignant Mucous Cells in a Thyroid Aspirate: Looking for a Source.

Endocr Pathol 2016 Mar;27(1):79-82

Department of Nuclear Medicine and Thyroid Centre, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Viale Officina 3, CH-6500, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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March 2016

A "new/old method" for TSH stimulation: could a third way to prepare DTC patients for (131)I remnant ablation possibly exist?

Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 2016 Feb 17;43(2):221-223. Epub 2015 Nov 17.

Nuclear Medicine, Galliera Hospital, Genoa, Italy.

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February 2016

Use of fine-needle aspirate calcitonin to detect medullary thyroid carcinoma: A systematic review.

Diagn Cytopathol 2016 Jan 19;44(1):45-51. Epub 2015 Oct 19.

Department of Nuclear Medicine and Thyroid Centre, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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January 2016

PET imaging in ectopic Cushing syndrome: a systematic review.

Endocrine 2015 Nov 25;50(2):297-305. Epub 2015 Jul 25.

Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT Center, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona and Lugano, Switzerland.

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November 2015

Thyroid remnant ablation in differentiated thyroid cancer: searching for the most effective radioiodine activity and stimulation strategy in a real-life scenario.

Nucl Med Commun 2015 Nov;36(11):1100-6

aNuclear Medicine Unit, Department of Biomedical Sciences and Morphological and Functional Images bDepartment of Clinical and Experimental Medicine and Pharmacology, Section of Endocrinology cDepartment of Economical, Business and Environmental Sciences and Quantitative Methods, University of Messina, Messina, Italy dNuclear Medicine and PET/CT Centre, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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November 2015

Bone Marrow Involvement in Unknown Acute Myeloid Leukemia Detected by 18F-FDG PET/MRI.

Clin Nucl Med 2015 Oct;40(10):e486-7

From the Departments of *Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT Center, and †Oncology/Hematology, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona; and ‡Department of Medicine, Civico Hospital, Lugano, Switzerland.

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October 2015

Multicentre study of 18F-FDG-PET/CT prostate incidental uptake.

Jpn J Radiol 2015 Sep 8;33(9):538-46. Epub 2015 Jul 8.

Biomedical Technology Department, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy.

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September 2015

Prevalence of normal TSH value among patients with autonomously functioning thyroid nodule.

Eur J Clin Invest 2015 Jul 1;45(7):739-44. Epub 2015 Jun 1.

Department of Nuclear Medicine and Thyroid Center, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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July 2015

Procalcitonin for detecting medullary thyroid carcinoma: a systematic review.

Endocr Relat Cancer 2015 Jun 1;22(3):R157-64. Epub 2015 May 1.

Department of Nuclear Medicine and Thyroid CentreOncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, 6500, SwitzerlandSection of Endocrinology and DiabetologyOspedale Israelitico, Rome, ItalyNuclear MedicineFondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale Tumori, Milan, ItalyEndocrine UnitDepartment of Clinical Therapeutics, School of Medicine, Alexandra General Hospital, Athens University, Athens, Greece

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June 2015

Prognostic role of FDG-PET/CT in differentiated thyroid carcinoma: Where are we now?

J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol 2015 Jun;59(3):278-80

Department of Nuclear Medicine, Thyroid and PET/CT Center, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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June 2015

An Unusual Case of Extramedullary Plasmacytoma of the Hypopharynx Detected by (18)F-FDG PET/CT.

Nucl Med Mol Imaging 2014 Dec 15;48(4):328-9. Epub 2014 Mar 15.

Department of Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT Centre, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Via Ospedale, 12, 6500 Bellinzona, Switzerland.

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December 2014