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19.10.2018 | ASO Author Reflections

ASO Author Reflections: Imaging Strategies in Primary Hyperparathyroidism

Primary hyperparathyroidism (pHPT) was traditionally managed with bilateral neck exploration (BNE). Preoperative imaging modalities such as sestamibi-SPECT (SeS) and ultrasound (US) allowed for preoperative localization of parathyroid adenomas …

19.10.2018 | Endocrine Tumors

Effect of Noninvasive Follicular Thyroid Neoplasm with Papillary-Like Nuclear Features (NIFTP) on Malignancy Rates in Thyroid Nodules: How to Counsel Patients on Extent of Surgery

A retrospective review was conducted of all adult patients at one tertiary-care hospital who underwent either thyroid lobectomy or total thyroidectomy from April 2016 to February 2017, with at least one nodule sampled preoperatively by FNA. All …

17.10.2018 | ASO Author Reflections

ASO Author Reflections: Primary Tumor Location and Long-Term Survival After Hepatic Resection for Metastatic Colon Cancer

In colorectal cancer (CRC), primary tumor location is classified as proximal (right) or distal (left) based on the relationship to the splenic flexure. This distinction occurs because the right colon develops from the midgut, and the left colon …

17.10.2018 | ASO Author Reflections

ASO Author Reflections: Role of Preoperative Chemotherapy in the Treatment of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Liver Metastases

Liver metastases may occur in up to 40% of patients with pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (pNETs). 1 The management of this condition has largely been predicated on surgical resection whenever possible, which is associated with both long-term …

17.10.2018 | ASO Author Reflections

ASO Author Reflections: Nudging Surgeon Stewards of Breast Cancer Quality Measurement Programs Toward More Patient-Centeredness

Gaps in the quality of care delivered to patients with cancer exist. In response, providers of breast cancer care specified more than 100 breast cancer quality measures (QM), developed standards for accreditation, and built benchmarking platforms.

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