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Transoral Robotic Thyroidectomy for Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma: Perioperative Outcomes of 100 Consecutive Patients.

World J Surg 2019 Apr;43(4):1038-1046

Department of Surgery, KUMC Thyroid Center, Korea University Hospital, Korea University College of Medicine, 73, Inchon-ro, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul, 02841, Republic of Korea.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00268-018-04877-wDOI Listing
April 2019

How does neural monitoring help during thyroid sugery for Graves' disease?

J Clin Transl Endocrinol 2019 Mar 20;15:6-11. Epub 2018 Nov 20.

Division of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcte.2018.11.002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6258110PMC
March 2019

Early experience of transoral thyroidectomy: Comparison of robotic and endoscopic procedures.

Head Neck 2019 Mar 6;41(3):730-738. Epub 2018 Dec 6.

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/hed.25426
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March 2019

Letter to the Editor regarding "Carbon dioxide embolism during transoral robotic thyroidectomy: A case report".

Head Neck 2019 Mar 14;41(3):830-831. Epub 2018 Dec 14.

Division of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.

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https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/hed.25500
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hed.25500DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6382566PMC
March 2019

Transoral Vestibular Thyroidectomy: Current State of Affairs and Considerations for the Future.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2019 Mar 12. Epub 2019 Mar 12.

Division of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

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https://academic.oup.com/jcem/advance-article/doi/10.1210/jc
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/jc.2019-00116DOI Listing
March 2019

Transoral Robotic Thyroidectomy Versus Conventional Open Thyroidectomy: Comparative Analysis of Surgical Outcomes in Thyroid Malignancies.

J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 2019 Feb 20. Epub 2019 Feb 20.

5 Division for Endocrine and Minimal Invasive Surgery, Department of Human Pathology in Adulthood and Childhood "G.Barresi," University Hospital "G.Martino," University of Messina, Messina, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/lap.2018.0587DOI Listing
February 2019

Transoral Robotic Thyroidectomy: Comparison of Surgical Outcomes Between the da Vinci Xi and Si.

Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2018 Dec;28(6):404-409

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/SLE.0000000000000587DOI Listing
December 2018

Successful radiofrequency ablation strategies for benign thyroid nodules.

Endocrine 2018 Dec 19. Epub 2018 Dec 19.

Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12020-018-1829-4DOI Listing
December 2018

Early outcomes in transoral vestibular thyroidectomy: Robotic versus endoscopic techniques.

Head Neck 2018 Oct 13;40(10):2246-2253. Epub 2018 May 13.

Division of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/hed.25323
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hed.25323DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6197932PMC
October 2018

Surgical Management of Normocalcemic Primary Hyperparathyroidism and the Impact of Intraoperative Parathyroid Hormone Testing on Outcome.

Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2018 Oct 14;159(4):630-637. Epub 2018 Aug 14.

1 Division of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0194599818793879DOI Listing
October 2018

Learning Curve for Transoral Endoscopic Thyroid Lobectomy.

Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2018 Oct 21;159(4):625-629. Epub 2018 Aug 21.

1 Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

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http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0194599818795881
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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6214162PMC
October 2018

Anterior cervical incision-sparing thyroidectomy: Comparing retroauricular and transoral approaches.

Laryngoscope Investig Otolaryngol 2018 Oct 24;3(5):409-414. Epub 2018 Sep 24.

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Baltimore Maryland U.S.A.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/lio2.200
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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6209612PMC
October 2018

A comparison study of the transoral and bilateral axillo-breast approaches in robotic thyroidectomy.

J Surg Oncol 2018 Sep 5;118(3):381-387. Epub 2018 Sep 5.

Department of Surgery, KUMC Thyroid Center, Korea University Hospital, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jso.25175DOI Listing
September 2018

Online and call center referral for endocrine surgical pathology within institutions.

Laryngoscope 2018 08 8;128(8):1977-1981. Epub 2017 Oct 8.

Head and Neck Endocrine Division, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/lary.26942DOI Listing
August 2018

The incidence of vocal fold motion impairment after primary thyroid and parathyroid surgery for a single high-volume academic surgeon determined by pre- and immediate post-operative fiberoptic laryngoscopy.

Int J Surg 2018 Aug 14;56:73-78. Epub 2018 Jun 14.

Division of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijsu.2018.06.014DOI Listing
August 2018

Completion thyroidectomy via the transoral endoscopic vestibular approach.

Gland Surg 2018 Aug;7(Suppl 1):S77-S79

Division of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/gs.2018.02.01DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6107595PMC
August 2018

Transoral Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery Vestibular Approach: A Framework for Assessment and Safe Exploration.

Thyroid 2018 07 18;28(7):825-829. Epub 2018 Jun 18.

1 Division of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins , Baltimore, Maryland.

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https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/thy.2017.0642
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/thy.2017.0642DOI Listing
July 2018

Thyroidectomy in patients who have undergone gastric bypass surgery.

Head Neck 2018 06 8;40(6):1237-1244. Epub 2018 Feb 8.

Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hed.25098DOI Listing
June 2018

American Thyroid Association Guidelines and Statements: Past, Present, and Future.

Thyroid 2018 06 26;28(6):692-706. Epub 2018 Apr 26.

9 Division of Endocrinology, Georgetown University Medical Center , Washington, DC.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/thy.2018.0070DOI Listing
June 2018

Comparative analysis of 2 robotic thyroidectomy procedures: Transoral versus bilateral axillo-breast approach.

Head Neck 2018 05 14;40(5):886-892. Epub 2017 Dec 14.

Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hed.25034DOI Listing
May 2018

Case report: presentation of delayed tracheal perforation after hemithyroidectomy.

AME Case Rep 2018 17;2:24. Epub 2018 May 17.

Division of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/acr.2018.05.03DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6155615PMC
May 2018

Postoperative IPTH compared with IPTH gradient as predictors of post-thyroidectomy hypocalcemia.

Laryngoscope 2018 03 26;128(3):769-774. Epub 2017 Aug 26.

Division of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/lary.26805DOI Listing
March 2018

Utility of preoperative fine needle aspiration in parotid lesions.

Laryngoscope 2018 02 7;128(2):398-402. Epub 2017 Aug 7.

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/lary.26776
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February 2018

Transoral endoscopic thyroidectomy via a vestibular approach: why and how?

Endocrine 2018 02 16;59(2):275-279. Epub 2017 Oct 16.

Department of Surgery, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea, Anam Hospital, Seoul, Korea.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12020-017-1451-xDOI Listing
February 2018

Are preoperative sestamibi scans useful for identifying ectopic parathyroid glands in patients with expected multigland parathyroid disease?

Surgery 2018 01 16;163(1):35-41. Epub 2017 Nov 16.

Department of Surgery, Endocrine Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2017.07.035DOI Listing
January 2018

The pros and cons to real-time nerve monitoring during recurrent laryngeal nerve dissection: an analysis of the data from a series of thyroidectomy patients.

Gland Surg 2017 Dec;6(6):608-610

Division of Endocrine Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/gs.2017.08.03DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5750315PMC
December 2017

Preoperative information for thyroid surgery.

Gland Surg 2017 Oct;6(5):482-487

Division of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/gs.2017.05.03DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5676172PMC
October 2017

Central neck dissection via the transoral approach.

Ann Thyroid 2017 31;2(5). Epub 2017 Oct 31.

Division of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/aot.2017.10.02DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5788198PMC
October 2017

Transoral robotic thyroidectomy: a preclinical feasibility study using the da Vinci Xi platform.

J Robot Surg 2017 Sep 2;11(3):341-346. Epub 2017 Feb 2.

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11701-016-0661-1DOI Listing
September 2017

Transoral thyroidectomy and parathyroidectomy - A North American series of robotic and endoscopic transoral approaches to the central neck.

Oral Oncol 2017 08 10;71:75-80. Epub 2017 Jun 10.

Division of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.oraloncology.2017.06.001DOI Listing
August 2017

Recurrent laryngeal nerve injury with incomplete loss of electromyography signal during monitored thyroidectomy-evaluation and outcome.

Langenbecks Arch Surg 2017 Jun 17;402(4):691-699. Epub 2016 Feb 17.

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, 100 TzYou 1st Road, Kaohsiung City, 807, Taiwan.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s00423-016-1381-8
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June 2017

Intraoperative PTH May Not Be Necessary in the Management of Primary Hyperparathyroidism Even with Only One Positive or Only Indeterminate Preoperative Localization Studies.

World J Surg 2017 06;41(6):1500-1505

Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N. Wolfe St Blalock 606, Baltimore, MD, 21287, USA.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s00268-017-3871-4
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June 2017

Neuromonitoring in endoscopic and robotic thyroidectomy.

Updates Surg 2017 Jun 24;69(2):171-179. Epub 2017 Apr 24.

Division of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13304-017-0442-zDOI Listing
June 2017

Transoral thyroidectomy: why is it needed?

Gland Surg 2017 Jun;6(3):272-276

Department of Surgery, Police General Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Siam University, Bangkok, Thailand.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/gs.2017.03.21DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5503935PMC
June 2017

Transoral Endoscopic Thyroidectomy Vestibular Approach (TOETVA): From A to Z.

Surg Technol Int 2017 Feb;30:103-112

Minimally Invasive and Endocrine Surgery Division, Department of Surgery Police General Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand.

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February 2017

RAS Mutations, and RET/PTC and PAX8/PPAR-gamma Chromosomal Rearrangements Are Also Prevalent in Benign Thyroid Lesions: Implications Thereof and A Systematic Review.

Thyroid 2017 01 16;27(1):39-48. Epub 2016 Nov 16.

1 Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine , Baltimore, Maryland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/thy.2016.0348DOI Listing
January 2017

Characterizing the operative findings and utility of intraoperative parathyroid hormone (IOPTH) monitoring in patients with normal baseline IOPTH and normohormonal primary hyperparathyroidism.

Surgery 2017 01 15;161(1):78-86. Epub 2016 Nov 15.

Department of Surgery, The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2016.10.001DOI Listing
January 2017

Minimally invasive and remote-access thyroid surgery in the era of the 2015 American Thyroid Association guidelines.

Laryngoscope Investig Otolaryngol 2016 12 14;1(6):175-179. Epub 2016 Nov 14.

Division of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Baltimore Maryland U.S.A.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/lio2.36DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5510273PMC
December 2016

Association between Magnesium Disorders and Hypocalcemia following Thyroidectomy.

Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2016 09 26;155(3):402-10. Epub 2016 Apr 26.

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0194599816644594DOI Listing
September 2016

Gene Expression Classifier Testing and the Surgical Decision-Making Process for Patients With Thyroid Nodules-Reply.

JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2016 08;142(8):807

Division of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamaoto.2016.0515DOI Listing
August 2016

Evaluation of the Effect of Diagnostic Molecular Testing on the Surgical Decision-Making Process for Patients With Thyroid Nodules.

JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2016 07;142(7):676-82

Division of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamaoto.2016.0850DOI Listing
July 2016

New Recommendations for Extent of Thyroidectomy and Active Surveillance for the Treatment of Differentiated Thyroid Cancer.

JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2016 07;142(7):625-6

Head and Neck Service, Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamaoto.2016.0980DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5538727PMC
July 2016

Impact of positional changes in neural monitoring endotracheal tube on amplitude and latency of electromyographic response in monitored thyroid surgery: Results from the Porcine Experiment.

Head Neck 2016 04 18;38 Suppl 1:E1004-8. Epub 2015 Jul 18.

First Division of Surgery, Research Center for Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgical Sciences and Human Morphology, University of Insubria (Como-Varese), Varese, Italy.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/hed.24145
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April 2016

Endoscopic retroauricular thyroidectomy: preliminary results.

Surg Endosc 2016 Jan 15;30(1):355-65. Epub 2015 Apr 15.

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Severance Hospital, Yonsei University Health System, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 50 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, 120-752, Republic of Korea.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00464-015-4202-1DOI Listing
January 2016

Assessment of Vocal Fold Function Using Transcutaneous Laryngeal Ultrasonography and Flexible Laryngoscopy.

JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2016 Jan;142(1):74-8

Division of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamaoto.2015.2795DOI Listing
January 2016

Thyroidectomy vs Active Surveillance for Subcentimeter Papillary Thyroid Cancers--The Cost Conundrum.

JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2016 Jan;142(1):9-10

Division of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamaoto.2015.2852DOI Listing
January 2016

Utility of BRAF mutation detection in fine-needle aspiration biopsy samples read as "suspicious for papillary thyroid carcinoma".

Head Neck 2015 Dec 25;37(12):1788-93. Epub 2014 Sep 25.

Division of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hed.23829DOI Listing
December 2015

Recurrent laryngeal nerve safety parameters of the Harmonic Focus during thyroid surgery: Porcine model using continuous monitoring.

Laryngoscope 2015 Dec 21;125(12):2838-45. Epub 2015 Jul 21.

Department of Surgery, KUMC Thyroid Center, Korea University Hospital, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/lary.25412DOI Listing
December 2015

Effect of Gene Expression Classifier Molecular Testing on the Surgical Decision-Making Process for Patients With Thyroid Nodules.

JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2015 Dec;141(12):1082-8

Division of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamaoto.2015.2708DOI Listing
December 2015

Voice outcomes following reoperative central neck dissection for recurrent/persistent thyroid cancer.

Laryngoscope 2015 Nov 7;125(11):2621-5. Epub 2015 Jul 7.

Division of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/lary.25427DOI Listing
November 2015

Minimally invasive parathyroid surgery.

Gland Surg 2015 Oct;4(5):410-9

Division of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3978/j.issn.2227-684X.2015.03.07DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4561661PMC
October 2015

Electrophysiologic monitoring correlates of recurrent laryngeal nerve heat thermal injury in a porcine model.

Laryngoscope 2015 Aug 22;125(8):E283-90. Epub 2015 May 22.

Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, College of Medicine, Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/lary.25362DOI Listing
August 2015

Incidental thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer: considerations before determining management.

JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2015 Jun;141(6):566-72

Department of Surgery, Pritzker School of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamaoto.2015.0647DOI Listing
June 2015

Detection of somatic mutations and HPV in the saliva and plasma of patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinomas.

Sci Transl Med 2015 Jun;7(293):293ra104

Ludwig Center for Cancer Genetics and Therapeutics, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA. Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/scitranslmed.aaa8507DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4587492PMC
June 2015

Ethical responsibilities of caring for patients with incidental thyroid nodules.

Thyroid 2015 May 10;25(5):467-8. Epub 2015 Feb 10.

1 Division of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine , Baltimore, Maryland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/thy.2015.0017DOI Listing
May 2015

Regarding "Limiting the risks of radiation exposure in diagnostic imaging".

Surgery 2015 May 7;157(5):962-3. Epub 2015 Feb 7.

Division of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2014.11.017DOI Listing
May 2015

The role of the robotic-assisted transaxillary gasless approach for the removal of parathyroid adenomas.

ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 2014 19;76(1):19-24. Epub 2014 Mar 19.

Division of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md., USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000353629DOI Listing
January 2015

Association of Hashimoto's thyroiditis and thyroid cancer.

Curr Opin Oncol 2015 Jan;27(1):21-5

Division of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/CCO.0000000000000150DOI Listing
January 2015

Multiphase computed tomography for localization of parathyroid disease in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism: How many phases do we really need?

Surgery 2014 Dec 26;156(6):1300-6; discussion 13006-7. Epub 2014 Sep 26.

Division of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2014.08.002DOI Listing
December 2014

Robotic total thyroidectomy with modified radical neck dissection via unilateral retroauricular approach.

Ann Surg Oncol 2014 Nov 17;21(12):3872-5. Epub 2014 Sep 17.

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Severance Hospital, Yonsei University Health System, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 50 Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, 120-752, Republic of Korea.

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November 2014

Advantages and disadvantages of outpatient thyroid surgery.

Authors:
Ralph P Tufano

JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2014 Nov;140(11):1076-7

Division of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.

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November 2014

Early predictors of hypocalcemia after total thyroidectomy: an analysis of 304 patients using a short-stay monitoring protocol.

JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2014 Nov;140(11):1006-13

Division of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.

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November 2014

The impact of surgical volume on racial disparity in thyroid and parathyroid surgery.

Ann Surg Oncol 2014 Aug 17;21(8):2733-9. Epub 2014 Mar 17.

Division of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA,

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August 2014

The prognostic implications from molecular testing of thyroid cancer.

Otolaryngol Clin North Am 2014 Aug;47(4):595-607

Division of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 601 North Caroline Street, 6th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA. Electronic address:

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August 2014

The impact of molecular testing on the surgical management of patients with thyroid nodules.

Ann Surg Oncol 2014 Jun 13;21(6):1862-9. Epub 2014 Feb 13.

Endocrine Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA.

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June 2014

Arguments for and against attempting to perform a true total thyroidectomy for differentiated thyroid cancer.

JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2014 May;140(5):415-6

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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May 2014

Superior laryngeal nerve quantitative intraoperative monitoring is possible in all thyroid surgeries.

Laryngoscope 2014 Apr 23;124(4):1035-41. Epub 2014 Jan 23.

Division of Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery, Department of Laryngology and Otology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

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April 2014

Hemithyroidectomy: a meta-analysis of postoperative need for hormone replacement and complications.

ORL J Otorhinolaryngol Relat Spec 2013 12;75(1):6-17. Epub 2013 Mar 12.

Division of Endocrine and Oncological Surgery, Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA. ekandil @ tulane.edu

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February 2014

Safety of robotic thyroidectomy approaches: meta-analysis and systematic review.

Head Neck 2014 Jan 8;36(1):137-43. Epub 2013 Mar 8.

Department of Surgery, Division of Endocrine and Oncological Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana; Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana.

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January 2014

A comparative North American experience of robotic thyroidectomy in a thyroid cancer population.

Langenbecks Arch Surg 2013 Dec 22;398(8):1069-74. Epub 2013 Sep 22.

Division of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA,

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December 2013

The relationship between chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis and central neck lymph node metastasis in North American patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma.

Surgery 2013 Dec;154(6):1272-80; discussion 1280-2

Division of Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD.

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December 2013

The impact of surgical volume on patient outcomes following thyroid surgery.

Surgery 2013 Dec;154(6):1346-52; discussion 1352-3

Division of Endocrine and Oncological Surgery, Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA. Electronic address:

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December 2013

American Thyroid Association statement on outpatient thyroidectomy.

Thyroid 2013 Oct 14;23(10):1193-202. Epub 2013 Sep 14.

1 GRU Thyroid Center, Department of Otolaryngology, Georgia Regents University , Augusta, Georgia .

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October 2013

National trends in thyroid surgery and the effect of volume on short-term outcomes.

Laryngoscope 2013 Aug 4;123(8):2056-63. Epub 2013 Jun 4.

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA.

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August 2013

What is the best definitive treatment for Graves' disease? A systematic review of the existing literature.

Ann Surg Oncol 2013 Feb 7;20(2):660-7. Epub 2012 Sep 7.

Division of Endocrine and Oncological Surgery, Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA.

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February 2013

Anatomical anomalies of the laryngeal branches of the vagus nerve in pigs (Sus scrofa).

Lab Anim 2012 Oct;46(4):338-40

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 98 N Broadway, Suite 409, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA.

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October 2012

BRAF mutation in papillary thyroid cancer and its value in tailoring initial treatment: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2012 Sep;91(5):274-86

Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

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September 2012

Histological patterns of locoregional recurrence in Hürthle cell carcinoma of the thyroid gland.

Thyroid 2012 Jul 23;22(7):690-4. Epub 2012 Apr 23.

Department of Pathology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21231, USA.

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July 2012

Reoperative central compartment dissection for patients with recurrent/persistent papillary thyroid cancer: efficacy, safety, and the association of the BRAF mutation.

Laryngoscope 2012 Jul 1;122(7):1634-40. Epub 2012 May 1.

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.

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July 2012

American Thyroid Association consensus review and statement regarding the anatomy, terminology, and rationale for lateral neck dissection in differentiated thyroid cancer.

Thyroid 2012 May 21;22(5):501-8. Epub 2012 Mar 21.

Department of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 4301 W. Markham St., Little Rock, AR 72205, USA.

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May 2012

Suboccipital malignant solitary fibrous tumor: report of a case.

Ear Nose Throat J 2012 Feb;91(2):E25-7

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 601 N. Caroline St., Baltimore, MD 21287-0910, USA.

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February 2012