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Factors Associated with Malignancy in Patients with Maximal Thyroid Nodules ≥2 Cm.

Cancer Manag Res 2021 4;13:4473-4482. Epub 2021 Jun 4.

Department of Thyroid Surgery, The First Affiliated Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, 310003, People's Republic of China.

Purpose: The relationship between large thyroid nodules and the risk of malignancy is controversial. This study aimed to examine the relationship between thyroid nodule size and the risk of malignancy of maximal thyroid nodules ≥2 cm and the risk of accompanied by occult thyroid carcinoma.

Methods: This was a retrospective study of patients who underwent near-total or total thyroidectomy for thyroid nodules from January 2016 to January 2019 at the First Affiliated Hospital,Zhejiang University School of Medicine. Read More

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Postoperatively determined high-risk histopathologic features in papillary thyroid carcinoma initially eligible for thyroid lobectomy: a game changer.

Endocrine 2021 Jun 10. Epub 2021 Jun 10.

Department of Surgical, Medical, Pathology, and Critical Care, The University of Pisa, Pisa, 56124, Italy.

Purpose: Recent clinical practice guidelines consider thyroid lobectomy a viable alternative for low-risk papillary thyroid carcinoma PTC measuring 1-4 cm in size. We aimed to assess the likelihood of finding postoperatively determined high-risk histopathologic features that would lead to the recommendation of completion thyroidectomy.

Methods: A retrospective review of patients who underwent total thyroidectomy for PTC measuring 1-4 cm in size between Jan 2012 and Jan 2018 was conducted. Read More

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Clinicopathological Characteristics and Recurrence-Free Survival of Rare Variants of Papillary Thyroid Carcinomas in Korea: A Retrospective Study.

Endocrinol Metab (Seoul) 2021 Jun 10. Epub 2021 Jun 10.

Department of Internal Medicine, Biomedical Research Institute, Pusan National University Hospital, Busan, Korea.

Background: We aimed to evaluate the clinicopathological features and biological behaviors of Korean thyroid cancer patients with rare variants of papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) to address the ambiguity regarding the prognostic consequences of these variants.

Methods: We retrospectively reviewed the medical records of 5,496 patients who underwent thyroid surgery for PTC, between January and December 2012, in nine tertiary hospitals. Rare PTC variants included tall cell (TCV), columnar cell (CCV), diffuse sclerosing (DSV), cribriform-morular (CMV), solid (SV), hobnail, and Warthin-like variants. Read More

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The Value of Stimulated Thyroglobulin Before the First Radioactive Iodine Treatment in Metastasis for Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma.

Clin Lab 2021 Jun;67(6)

Background: To evaluate the value of preablative stimulated thyroglobulin (ps-Tg) before the first radioactive ablation iodine (RAI) treatment to predict the postoperative metastasis of DTC.

Methods: A total of 235 DTC patients, who underwent total thyroidectomy and neck lymph node dissection, were enrolled. On the basis of the presence or absence of metastasis, all patients were divided into metastasis (M1) and non-metastasis (M0) groups. Read More

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[Analysis of correlation factors of contralateral central lymph node metastasis in unilateral papillary thyroid carcinoma with lateral cervical lymph node metastasis].

Zhonghua Wai Ke Za Zhi 2021 Jun;59(6):502-506

Department of Thyroid Surgery, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, China.

To examine the correlation factors of contralateral central lymph node metastasis in unilateral papillary thyroid carcinoma with lateral cervical lymph node metastasis. The clinical data of patients with unilateral papillary thyroid carcinoma who underwent total thyroidectomy and bilateral central lymph node dissection and ipsilateral cervical lymph node dissection from June 2016 to June 2018 at Department of Thyroid Surgery, West China Hospital, Sichuan University were analyzed retrospectively. A total of 317 patients, including 87 males and 230 females, aged (41. Read More

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Multifocality and Progression of Papillary Thyroid Microcarcinoma During Active Surveillance.

World J Surg 2021 Jun 7. Epub 2021 Jun 7.

Department of Endocrine Surgery, Nippon Medical School Graduate School of Medicine, 1-1-5 Sendagi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8603, Japan.

Background: Prospective trials of active surveillance (AS) have shown low rates of progression in low-risk papillary thyroid microcarcinoma (PTMC; T1aN0M0). However, the significance of multifocality as a prognostic factor remains controversial.

Methods: Data from 571 patients (mean age, 53. Read More

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A 44-Year-Old Woman With Multiple Neoplasms and Cystic Lung Disease.

Chest 2021 Jun;159(6):e381-e384

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Case Presentation: A 44-year-old woman with a history of renal cell carcinoma and thyroid cancer was referred to our institution for evaluation of cystic lung disease. She was an active smoker with a 15-pack-year of tobacco use. Two years before her presentation, she underwent a left nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma, clear cell type. Read More

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Well-Differentiated Thyroid Cancer Invading the Trachea in a Pediatric Patient.

AACE Clin Case Rep 2021 May-Jun;7(3):207-210. Epub 2021 Mar 23.

University of Michigan, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Objectives: Pediatric thyroid cancer is rare. Most cases are well-differentiated thyroid cancers (WDTCs). However, gross laryngotracheal invasion of WDTCs is unusual. Read More

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Predictive Factor of Large-Volume Central Lymph Node Metastasis in Clinical N0 Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma Patients Underwent Total Thyroidectomy.

Front Oncol 2021 19;11:574774. Epub 2021 May 19.

Department of General Surgery, Guangdong Provincial People's Hospital, Guangdong Academy of Medical Sciences, Guangzhou, China.

Large-volume central lymph node metastasis (large-volume CLNM) is associated with high recurrence rate in papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC) patients. However, sensitivity in investigating large-volume CLNM on preoperative ultrasonography (US) is not high. The aim of this study is to investigate the clinical factors associated with large-volume CLNM in clinical N0 PTC patients. Read More

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Change of Therapeutic Response Classification According to Recombinant Human Thyrotropin-Stimulated Thyroglobulin Measured at Different Time Points in Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma.

Nucl Med Mol Imaging 2021 Jun 29;55(3):116-122. Epub 2021 Apr 29.

Department of Nuclear Medicine, Chonnam National University Hwasun Hospital, 322 Seoyang-ro, Hwasun-gun, Jeollanam-do 58128 Republic of Korea.

Purpose: We investigated whether response classification after total thyroidectomy and radioactive iodine (RAI) therapy could be affected by serum levels of recombinant human thyrotropin (rhTSH)-stimulated thyroglobulin (Tg) measured at different time points in a follow-up of patients with papillary thyroid carcinoma (PTC).

Methods: A total of 147 PTC patients underwent serum Tg measurement for response assessment 6 to 24 months after the first RAI therapy. Serum Tg levels were measured at 24 h (D1Tg) and 48-72 h (D2-3Tg) after the 2 injection of rhTSH. Read More

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Prevention of transoral thyroidectomy complications: An analysis of surgical outcomes in 423 consecutive series.

Surgery 2021 Jun 2. Epub 2021 Jun 2.

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

Background: Although there are several publications on the new transoral robotic thyroidectomy technique, few have thoroughly reviewed its associated complications. This study analyzed the causes and prevention of transoral robotic thyroidectomy-specific complications and presented preventive measures.

Methods: The medical records of patients who underwent transoral robotic thyroidectomy performed by a single surgeon between March 1, 2009 and April 30, 2019 were retrospectively analyzed. Read More

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Risks and prediction of postoperative hypoparathyroidism due to thyroid surgery.

Sci Rep 2021 Jun 4;11(1):11876. Epub 2021 Jun 4.

Department of General Surgery, Yıldırım Beyazıt University School of Medicine, Çankaya, Ankara, Turkey.

We aimed to investigate the prevalence of postoperative hypoparathyroidism (PoH), the relevant factors, and predictors of transient or permanent hypoparathyroidism. The files of 352 patients who underwent bilateral total thyroidectomy alone or with central lymph node dissection and/or lateral neck dissection between June 1, 2019, and November 30, 2019, were retrospectively evaluated. Also, calcium and parathyroid hormone levels measured preoperatively and 4-6 h after surgery, follow-up examination results, and time to resolution of transient PoH were recorded. Read More

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Analysis and outcomes of wrong site thyroid surgery.

BMC Surg 2021 Jun 4;21(1):281. Epub 2021 Jun 4.

Sektion Endokrine Chirurgie, Klinik für Allgemein‑, Viszeral- und Transplantationschirurgie, Universitätsklinikum Essen, Hufelandstr. 55, 45147, Essen, Deutschland.

Background: In thyroid surgery, wrong-site surgery (WSS) is considered a rare event and seldom reported in the literature.

Case Presentation: This report presents 5 WSS cases following thyroid surgery in a 20-year period. We stratified the subtypes of WSS in wrong target, wrong side, wrong procedure and wrong patient. Read More

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Multiple endocrine neoplasia 2A with RET mutation p.Cys611Tyr: A case report.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2021 Jun;100(22):e26230

Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Longgang District People's Hospital of Shenzhen, The Third Affiliated Hospital (Provisional) of The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Longgang central city, Shenzhen, Guangdong, P.R. China.

Rationale: Multiple endocrine neoplasia 2A (MEN2A) is a rare autosomal-dominant genetic syndrome, frequently misdiagnosed or neglected clinically, resulting in delayed therapy to patients.

Patient Concerns: A 47-year-old Chinese male patient underwent laparoscopic right adrenal tumorectomy, and postoperative pathology confirmed the tumor as pheochromocytoma (PHEO). He was readmitted to the department of endocrinology and metabolism due to constant increase in carcinoembryonic antigen (CEA) at 5 months after the operation. Read More

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Radiofrequency Ablation for Cervical Metastatic Lymph Nodes in Children and Adolescents With Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma: A Preliminary Study.

Front Endocrinol (Lausanne) 2021 18;12:624054. Epub 2021 May 18.

Department of Ultrasound, First Medical Center, Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) General Hospital, Beijing, China.

Objective: To evaluate the safety and efficacy of radiofrequency ablation (RFA) for metastatic lymph nodes (LNs) in children and adolescents with papillary Thyroid Carcinoma (PTC).

Materials And Methods: From December 2014 to March 2018, 10 metastatic LNs(mean volume 0.30 ± 0. Read More

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Comparing quality of life between patients undergoing trans-areola endoscopic thyroid surgery and trans-oral endoscopic thyroid surgery.

BMC Surg 2021 Jun 3;21(1):277. Epub 2021 Jun 3.

Department of Breast & Thyroid Surgery, Third Affiliated Hospital of Zunyi Medical University/First People's Hospital of Zunyi, Zunyi, 563000, China.

Background: Compared with conventional open surgery, endoscopic thyroidectomy via the oral vestibular approach (ETVOA) and endoscopic thyroidectomy via the areola approach (ETAA) avoided scarring of the skin, which may help patients achieve a better quality of life (QOL). However, the benefit of the QOL from this technique has not been adequately investigated, therefore this study compared the QOL outcomes between ETVOA and ETAA.

Methods: 131 patients were enrolled in this study. Read More

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Cryopreserved Rat Thyroid Autotransplantation in the Treatment of Postoperative Hypothyroidism.

Front Endocrinol (Lausanne) 2021 17;12:625173. Epub 2021 May 17.

Post Graduate Program in Surgical Sciences, Center of Experimental Surgery, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

To verify the viability and functionality of cryopreserved thyroid autotransplantation in rats who underwent total thyroidectomy in the treatment of postoperative hypothyroidism. Thirty-two Wistar rats were randomly assigned into groups (G) with eight animals each: control (CG); simulation (SG); hypothyroidism (HTG) and transplanted (TG). At the beginning and in the 13th week of the experiment, serum levels of total T3, free T4, TSH and calcium were determined. Read More

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Phase II randomized study of preoperative calcitriol to prevent hypocalcemia following thyroidectomy.

Head Neck 2021 Jun 2. Epub 2021 Jun 2.

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA.

Background: A prospective, stratified, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study was conducted to observe the impact of preoperative calcitriol supplementation on serum calcium levels following total thyroidectomy.

Methods: Subjects were randomized 1:1 to receive 1 μg calcitriol or placebo for 1 week preceding thyroidectomy. The primary outcome measure was change in serum calcium from baseline to 18 h post-thyroidectomy. Read More

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Higher EU-TIRADS-Score Correlated with BRAF V600E Positivity in the Early Stage of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma.

J Clin Med 2021 May 25;10(11). Epub 2021 May 25.

Department of Oncological Endocrinology and Nuclear Medicine, Maria Sklodowska-Curie National Research Institute of Oncology, 02-781 Warsaw, Poland.

The data demonstrating a correlation between sonographic markers of malignancy of thyroid cancer (TC) and its genetic status are scarce. This study aimed to assess whether the addition of genetic analysis at the preoperative step of TC patients' stratification could aid their clinical management. The material consisted of formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tumor fragments of 49 patients who underwent thyroidectomy during the early stages of papillary TC (PTC). Read More

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Measurements of Bone Health after Thyroid-Stimulating Suppression Therapy in Postmenopausal Women with Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma: Bone Mineral Density versus the Trabecular Bone Score.

J Clin Med 2021 May 3;10(9). Epub 2021 May 3.

Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul 03080, Korea.

Background: Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) suppression therapy is an important treatment modality for differentiated thyroid carcinoma (DTC), but it increases fracture risk. The aim of this study was to evaluate changes in bone mineral density (BMD) and trabecular bone score (TBS) in postmenopausal DTC patients receiving TSH suppression therapy.

Methods: A total of 410 postmenopausal DTC patients who underwent thyroidectomy and had at least two dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry measurements, including a preoperative measurement, were included. Read More

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Amyloid Goiter in Familial Mediterranean Fever: Description of 42 Cases from a French Cohort and from Literature Review.

J Clin Med 2021 May 5;10(9). Epub 2021 May 5.

Internal Medicine Department and National Reference Center for Autoinflammatory Diseases and Inflammatory Amyloidosis (CEREMAIA), APHP, Tenon Hospital, Sorbonne University, 4 rue de la Chine, 75020 Paris, France.

Our aim was to describe the main features of amyloid goiter in adults with amyloidosis secondary to familial Mediterranean fever. Therefore, we analyzed cases from a French cohort of familial Mediterranean fever patients with amyloidosis and from literature review. Forty-two cases were identified: 9 from the French cohort and 33 from literature review. Read More

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Thyroidectomy for Graves' Disease Predicts Postoperative Neck Hematoma and Hypocalcemia: A North American cohort study.

Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 2021 Jun 1:34894211021288. Epub 2021 Jun 1.

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada.

Objective: Examine the association of Graves' disease with the development of postoperative neck hematoma.

Design: A cohort of patients participating in the Thyroid Procedure-Targeted Database of the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program from January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2018.

Setting: A North American surgical cohort study. Read More

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Incidence of Dysphonia and Dysphagia Exceeds Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Injury During Thyroid Surgery.

J Voice 2021 May 27. Epub 2021 May 27.

Loma Linda University Health, Department of Otolaryngology, Loma Linda, California.

Objectives: To determine the prevalence of separate and combined voice and swallowing impairments before and after total thyroidectomy and to delineate risk factors for these symptoms.

Methods: Retrospective review of 592 consecutive patients who underwent total thyroidectomy from July 2003 to August 2015.

Results: Combined voice and swallowing problems occurred preoperatively in 4. Read More

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Robotic transaxillary lateral neck dissection for thyroid cancer: learning experience from 500 cases.

Surg Endosc 2021 May 27. Epub 2021 May 27.

Department of Surgery, Severance Hospital, Yonsei Cancer Center, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 50-1, Yonsei-ro, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, South Korea.

Background: Differentiated thyroid carcinoma with lateral neck lymph node metastasis requires aggressive operative intervention, including lateral neck dissection. Although several robotic approaches have made precise surgery for thyroid cancer possible, few centers have expanded the technique for application to lateral neck dissections. This study aimed to demonstrate the technical feasibility, cosmetic effectiveness, and safety of robotic transaxillary lateral neck dissection (RTLND) using the da Vinci system. Read More

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Anaplastic Transformation of Differentiated Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma Presenting as Cauda Equina Syndrome.

Am J Case Rep 2021 May 28;22:e932002. Epub 2021 May 28.

Department of Oncology, University College London Hospital, London, United Kingdom.

BACKGROUND Papillary thyroid carcinoma is usually an indolent disease, with an almost 80% 5-year survival rate for metastatic disease. Conversely, anaplastic thyroid cancer is much more aggressive, with median overall survival rates of 4 months. CASE REPORT A 67-year-old woman presented with metastatic papillary thyroid cancer with bone metastasis, including an unstable L4 pathological fracture. Read More

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Use of Vivostat® Autologous Fibrin Sealant in Thyroid Surgery.

Surg Technol Int 2021 May 27;38. Epub 2021 May 27.

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

Introduction: Post-thyroidectomy hemorrhage is a rare but potentially life-threatening and unpredictable complication of thyroid surgery. Therefore, intraoperative bleeding control and hemostasis are crucial. However, the most efficient, cost-effective, and standardized way to achieve this is not clear. Read More

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Is Postoperative Adjuvant Radioactive Iodine Ablation Therapy Always Necessary for Intermediate-Risk Papillary Thyroid Cancer Patients With Central Neck Metastasis?

Ann Surg Oncol 2021 May 27. Epub 2021 May 27.

Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Research Institute of Medical Science, Konkuk University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

Background: Papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) is commonly associated with neck lymph node metastasis (LNM), and recurrence does occur after radioactive iodine (RAI) ablation therapy. This study aimed to analyze the effectiveness of RAI ablation with regard to disease recurrence in intermediate-risk PTC patients with neck LNM. In addition, the study identified possible predisposing risk factors that might benefit from RAI ablation and analyzed common RAI therapy complications among these patients. Read More

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Can we routinely identify the external branch of the superior laryngeal nerves with neural monitoring?: a prospective report on 176 consecutive nerves at risk.

Updates Surg 2021 May 26. Epub 2021 May 26.

Department of Medicine and Surgery, General Surgery Unit, Parma University Hospital, Parma, Italy.

The external branch of the superior laryngeal nerve (EBSLN) provides motor function to the cricothyroid muscle (CTM). EBSLN damage produces changes in voice quality and projection. Intraoperative neuromonitoring (IONM) in thyroid surgery aims to optimize EBSLN control during dissection. Read More

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Thyroid metastasis from adenoid cystic carcinoma of the lung: a case report and literature review.

J Surg Case Rep 2021 May 20;2021(5):rjab178. Epub 2021 May 20.

Department of General Surgery, Luigi Sacco University Hospital, 20157 Milan, Italy.

Both adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) and thyroid metastasis are quite peculiar clinical presentations. ACC is a malignant salivary gland-type tumour mostly found in the head and neck district, but that can arise from different organs. Due to its rarity, it can pose problems in the diagnostic and therapeutic management. Read More

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Improved Nerve Visualization in Head and Neck Surgery Using Mueller Polarimetric Imaging: Preclinical Feasibility Study in a Swine Model.

Lasers Surg Med 2021 May 26. Epub 2021 May 26.

Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, Children's National Hospital, 111 Michigan Avenue NW, Washington, District of Columbia, 20010.

Background And Objectives: Meticulous dissection and identification of nerves during head and neck surgery are crucial for preventing nerve damage. At present, nerve identification relies heavily on the surgeon's knowledge of anatomy, optionally combined with intraoperative neuromonitoring. Recently, optical techniques such as Mueller polarimetric imaging (MPI) have shown potential to improve nerve identification. Read More

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