Essential articles: Endocrine

Adrenal:

Mpaili E, et al. Laparoscopic Versus Open Adrenalectomy for Localized/Locally Advanced Primary Adrenocortical Carcinoma (ENSAT I-III) in Adults: Is Margin-Free Resection the Key Surgical Factor that Dictates Outcome? A Review of the Literature. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2018 Apr;28(4):408-414.

Birsen O, et al. A new risk stratification algorithm for the management of patients with adrenal incidentalomas. Surgery. 2014 Oct;156(4):959-65.

Zeiger MA, et al. The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and American Association of Endocrine Surgeons medical guidelines for the management of adrenal incidentalomas. Endocr Pract. 2009 Jul-Aug;15 Suppl 1:1-20.

Sturgeon C, et al. Risk assessment in 457 adrenal cortical carcinomas: how much does tumor size predict the likelihood of malignancy? J Am Coll Surg. 2006 Mar;202(3):423-30.

Smith CD, et al. Laparoscopic adrenalectomy: new gold standard. World J Surg. 1999 Apr;23(4):389-96.


Thyroid:

Patel KN, et al. Executive Summary of the AAES Guidelines for the Definitive Surgical Management of Thyroid Disease in Adults. Ann Surg. 2020 Mar;271(3):399-410.

Haugen BR, et al. The American Thyroid Association Guidelines Task Force on Thyroid Nodules and Differentiated Thyroid Cancer. Thyroid. 2016 Jan;26(1):1-133. See also: 2015 ATA Management Guidelines for Adult Patients with Thyroid Nodules and Differentiated Thyroid Cancer: What is new and what has changed?

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