Ralph P Tufano

Professor

19992020

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Research Output

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

Noureldine, S. I., Jackson, N. R., Tufano, R. P. & Kandil, E., Dec 1 2013, In : Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery. 398, 8, p. 1069-1074 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A comparison of outcomes for younger and older adult patients undergoing surgery for primary hyperparathyroidism

Kandil, E., Majid, D. S., Carson, K. A. & Tufano, R. P., Jun 1 2012, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 19, 6, p. 1897-1901 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Kim, W. W., Lee, J., Jung, J. H., Park, H. Y., Tufano, R. P. & Kim, H. Y., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Surgical Oncology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Active surveillance for papillary thyroid microcarcinoma: New challenges and opportunities for the health care system

Haser, G. C., Tuttle, R. M., Su, H. K., Alon, E. E., Bergman, D., Bernet, V., Brett, E., Cobin, R., Dewey, E. H., Doherty, G., Dos Reis, L. L., Harris, J., Klopper, J., Lee, S. L., Levine, R. A., Lepore, S. J., Likhterov, I., Lupo, M. A., Machac, J., Mechanick, J. I. & 12 others, Mehra, S., Milas, M., Orloff, L. A., Randolph, G., Revenson, T. A., Roberts, K. J., Ross, D. S., Rowe, M. E., Smallridge, R. C., Terris, D., Tufano, R. P. & Urken, M. L., 2016, In : Endocrine Practice. 22, 5, p. 62-611 550 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Adenocarcinoma (Not Otherwise Specified) of the major salivary glands

Farrag, T. Y., Micchelli, S., Nance, M. & Tufano, R. P., Jan 1 2009, In : Laryngoscope. 119, SUPPL. 1, p. S68

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A diagnostic predictor model for indeterminate or suspicious thyroid FNA samples

Banks, N. D., Kowalski, J., Tsai, H. L., Somervell, H., Tufano, R., Dackiw, A. P. B., Marohn, M. R., Clark, D. P., Umbricht, C. B. & Zeiger, M. A., Sep 1 2008, In : Thyroid. 18, 9, p. 933-941 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Advantages and disadvantages of outpatient thyroid surgery

Tufano, R. P., Nov 1 2014, In : JAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. 140, 11, p. 1076-1077 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

African Americans present with more severe primary hyperparathyroidism than non-African Americans

Kandil, E., Tsai, H. L., Somervell, H., Dackiw, A. P., Tufano, R. P., Tufaro, A. P., Kowalski, J. & Zeiger, M. A., Dec 1 2008, In : Surgery. 144, 6, p. 1023-1027 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A large nonmetastatic anaplastic thyroid cancer with complete thyroidal confinement

Xing, J. C., Bishop, J. A., Mathioudakis, N., Agrawal, N. & Tufano, R. P., Jan 1 2011, In : Case Reports in Medicine. 2011, 583978.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Algorithm for safe and effective reoperative thyroid bed surgery for recurrent/persistent papillary thyroid carcinoma

Farrag, T. Y., Agrawal, N., Sheth, S., Bettegowda, C., Ewertz, M., Kim, M. & Tufano, R. P., Dec 1 2007, In : Head and Neck. 29, 12, p. 1069-1074 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Allograft dermal implant (AlloDerm) in a previously irradiated field

Dubin, M. G., Feldman, M., Ibrahim, H. Z., Tufano, R., Evans, S. M., Rosenthal, D., Wolf, P. F. & Weber, R. S., Jun 2000, In : Laryngoscope. 110, 6, p. 934-937 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ameloblastic carcinoma of the maxilla

Dhir, K., Sciubba, J. & Tufano, R. P., Oct 2003, In : Oral Oncology. 39, 7, p. 736-741 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

American Head and Neck Society Endocrine Surgery Section update on parathyroid imaging for surgical candidates with primary hyperparathyroidism

Zafereo, M., Yu, J., Angelos, P., Brumund, K., Chuang, H. H., Goldenberg, D., Lango, M., Perrier, N., Randolph, G., Shindo, M. L., Singer, M., Smith, R., Stack, B. C., Steward, D., Terris, D. J., Vu, T., Yao, M. & Tufano, R. P., Jan 1 2019, In : Head and Neck.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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

Stack, B. C., Ferris, R. L., Goldenberg, D., Haymart, M., Shaha, A., Sheth, S., Sosa, J. A. & Tufano, R. P., May 1 2012, In : Thyroid. 22, 5, p. 501-508 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

American thyroid association design and feasibility of a prospective randomized controlled trial of prophylactic central lymph node dissection for papillary thyroid carcinoma

Carling, T., Carty, S. E., Ciarleglio, M. M., Cooper, D. S., Doherty, G. M., Kim, L. T., Kloos, R. T., Mazzaferri, E. L., Peduzzi, P. N., Roman, S. A., Sippel, R. S., Sosa, J. A., Stack, B. C., Steward, D. L., Tufano, R. P., Tuttle, R. M. & Udelsman, R., Mar 1 2012, In : Thyroid. 22, 3, p. 237-244 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

American thyroid association guidelines and statements: Past, present, and future

Sawka, A. M., Carty, S. E., Haugen, B. R., Hennessey, J. V., Kopp, P. A., Pearce, E. N., Sosa, J. A., Tufano, R. P. & Jonklaas, J., Jun 2018, In : Thyroid. 28, 6, p. 692-706 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

American thyroid association statement on outpatient thyroidectomy

Terris, D. J., Snyder, S., Carneiro-Pla, D., Inabnet, W. B., Kandil, E., Orloff, L., Shindo, M., Tufano, R. P., Tuttle, R. M., Urken, M. & Yeh, M. W., Oct 1 2013, In : Thyroid. 23, 10, p. 1193-1202 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

American Thyroid Association Statement on Surgical Application of Molecular Profiling for Thyroid Nodules: Current Impact on Perioperative Decision Making

Ferris, R. L., Baloch, Z., Bernet, V., Chen, A., Fahey, T. J., Ganly, I., Hodak, S. P., Kebebew, E., Patel, K. N., Shaha, A., Steward, D. L., Tufano, R. P., Wiseman, S. M. & Carty, S. E., Jul 1 2015, In : Thyroid. 25, 7, p. 760-768 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

American thyroid association statement on the essential elements of interdisciplinary communication of perioperative information for patients undergoing thyroid cancer surgery

Carty, S. E., Doherty, G. M., Inabnet, W. B., Pasieka, J. L., Randolph, G. W., Shaha, A. R., Terris, D. J., Tufano, R. P. & Tuttle, R. M., Apr 1 2012, In : Thyroid. 22, 4, p. 395-399 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Ding, P., Tufano, R. P. & German, R. Z., Dec 1 2012, In : Laboratory Animals. 46, 4, p. 338-340 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Russell, J., Razavi, C. R., Al Khadem, M. G., Lopez, M., Saraf, S., Prescott, J. D., Starmer, H. M., Richmon, J. D. & Tufano, R. P., Oct 1 2018, In : Laryngoscope investigative otolaryngology. 3, 5, p. 409-414 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A profile of patients with hyperparathyroidism undergoing lithium therapy for affective psychiatric disorders

Kandil, E., Dackiw, A. P., Alabbas, H., Abdullah, O., Tufaro, A. P. & Tufano, R. P., Jul 1 2011, In : Head and Neck. 33, 7, p. 925-927 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Karipineni, F., Sahli, Z., Somervell, H., Mathur, A., Prescott, J. D., Tufano, R. P. & Zeiger, M. A., Jan 1 2018, In : Surgery (United States). 163, 1, p. 35-41 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Tufano, R. P. & Randolph, G. W., May 2014, In : JAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. 140, 5, p. 415-416 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

A safe and cost-effective short hospital stay protocol to identify patients at low risk for the development of significant hypocalcemia after total thyroidectomy

Nahas, Z. S., Farrag, T. Y., Lin, F. R., Belin, R. M. & Tufano, R. P., Jun 1 2006, In : Laryngoscope. 116, 6, p. 906-910 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Assessment of vocal fold function using transcutaneous laryngeal ultrasonography and flexible laryngoscopy

Kandil, E., Deniwar, A., Noureldine, S. I., Hammad, A. Y., Mohamed, H., Al-Qurayshi, Z. & Tufano, R. P., Jan 2016, In : JAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. 142, 1, p. 74-78 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Association Between Age and Patient-Reported Changes in Voice and Swallowing After Thyroidectomy

Sahli, Z., Canner, J. K., Najjar, O., Schneider, E. B., Prescott, J. D., Russell, J., Tufano, R. P., Zeiger, M. A. & Mathur, A., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Laryngoscope.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Association between BRAF V600E mutation and mortality in patients with papillary thyroid cancer

Xing, M. M., Alzahrani, A. S., Carson, K. A., Viola, D., Elisei, R., Bendlova, B., Yip, L., Mian, C., Vianello, F., Tuttle, R. M., Robenshtok, E., Fagin, J. A., Puxeddu, E., Fugazzola, L., Czarniecka, A., Jarzab, B., O'Neill, C. J., Sywak, M. S., Lam, A. K., Riesco-Eizaguirre, G. & 11 others, Santisteban, P., Nakayama, H., Tufano, R. P., Pai, S. I., Zeiger, M. A., Westra, W. H., Clark, D. P., Clifton-Bligh, R., Sidransky, D., Ladenson, P. W. & Sykorova, V., Apr 10 2013, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 309, 14, p. 1493-1501 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Association between magnesium disorders and hypocalcemia following thyroidectomy

Nellis, J. C., Tufano, R. P. & Gourin, C., Sep 1 2016, In : Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. 155, 3, p. 402-410 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Association of aberrant methylation of tumor suppressor genes with tumor aggressiveness and BRAF mutation in papillary thyroid cancer

Hu, S., Liu, D., Tufano, R. P., Carson, K. A., Rosenbaum, E., Cohen, Y., Holt, E. H., Kiseljak-Vassiliades, K., Rhoden, K. J., Tolaney, S., Condouris, S., Tallini, G., Westra, W. H., Umbricht, C. B., Zeiger, M. A., Califano, J. A., Vasko, V. & Xing, M., Nov 15 2006, In : International Journal of Cancer. 119, 10, p. 2322-2329 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Association of Hashimoto's thyroiditis and thyroid cancer

Noureldine, S. I. & Tufano, R. P., Jan 12 2015, In : Current opinion in oncology. 27, 1, p. 21-25 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Bilateral sternocleidomastoid tumors of infancy

Tufano, R. P., Tom, L. W. C. & Austin, M. B., Nov 15 1999, In : International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. 51, 1, p. 41-45 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Tufano, R. P., Teixeira, G. V., Bishop, J., Carson, K. A. & Xing, M., Sep 1 2012, In : Medicine (United States). 91, 5, p. 274-286 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

BRAF mutation predicts a poorer clinical prognosis for papillary thyroid cancer

Xing, M., Westra, W. H., Tufano, R. P., Cohen, Y., Rosenbaum, E., Rhoden, K. J., Carson, K. A., Vasko, V., Larin, A., Tallini, G., Tolaney, S., Holt, E. H., Hui, P., Umbricht, C. B., Basaria, S., Ewertz, M., Tufaro, A. P., Califano, J. A., Ringel, M. D., Zeiger, M. A. & 2 others, Sidransky, D. & Ladenson, P. W., Dec 1 2005, In : Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 90, 12, p. 6373-6379 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

BRAF mutation testing of thyroid fine-needle aspiration biopsy specimens for preoperative risk stratification in papillary thyroid cancer

Xing, M., Clark, D., Guan, H., Ji, M., Dackiw, A., Carson, K. A., Kim, M., Tufaro, A., Ladenson, P., Zeiger, M. & Tufano, R., Jun 20 2009, In : Journal of Clinical Oncology. 27, 18, p. 2977-2982 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Can ultrasound be used as the primary screening modality for the localization of parathyroid disease prior to surgery for primary hyperparathyroidism? A review of 440 cases

Levy, J. M., Kandil, E., Yau, L. C., Cuda, J. D., Sheth, S. N. & Tufano, R. P., Mar 1 2011, In : ORL. 73, 2, p. 116-120 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Central compartment lymph node dissection

Pai, S. I. & Tufano, R. P., Mar 1 2009, In : Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. 20, 1, p. 39-43 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Central compartment neck dissection: Surgical tips

Fliss, D. M. & Tufano, R. P., Jan 1 2012, Pearls and Pitfalls in Head and Neck Surgery: Practical Tips to Minimize Complications: 2nd, Revised and Extended Edition. S. Karger AG, p. 26-27 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Central compartment neck dissection: Surgical tips

Fliss, D. M. & Tufano, R. P., Jun 22 2012, Pearls and Pitfalls in Head and Neck Surgery, 2nd revised and extended edition. S. Karger AG, p. 26-27 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Central compartment neck dissection for thyroid cancer: Technical considerations

Pai, S. I. & Tufano, R. P., Oct 1 2008, In : ORL. 70, 5, p. 292-297 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cetuximab activity in dysplastic lesions of the upper aerodigestive tract

Khan, Z., Epstein, J. B., Marur, S., Gillespie, M. B., Feldman, L., Tsai, H. L., Zhang, Z., Wang, H., Sciubba, J., Ferris, R., Grandis, J. R., Gibson, M., Koch, W., Tufano, R., Westra, W., Tsottles, N., Ozawa, H., Chung, C. & Califano, J. A., Feb 1 2016, In : Oral Oncology. 53, p. 60-66 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Trinh, G., Noureldine, S. I., Russell, J., Agrawal, N., Lopez, M., Prescott, J. D., Zeiger, M. A. & Tufano, R. P., Jan 1 2017, In : Surgery. 161, 1, p. 78-86 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Classifying pain in transoral endoscopic thyroidectomy

Zhang, D., Caruso, E., Sun, H., Anuwong, A., Tufano, R. P., Materazzi, G., Dionigi, G. & Kim, H. Y., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of endocrinological investigation.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Chai, Y. J., Kim, H. Y., Kim, H. K., Jun, S. H., Dionigi, G., Anuwong, A., Richmon, J. D. & Tufano, R. P., Jan 1 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Head and Neck.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Comparison of hypocalcemia rates between LigaSure and clamp-and-tie hemostatic technique in total thyroidectomies

Chiang, F. Y., Lee, K. D., Tae, K., Tufano, R. P., Wu, C. W., Lu, I. C., Chang, P. Y., Lin, Y. C. & Huang, T. Y., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Head and Neck.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Comparison of SPECT/CT, SPECT, and planar imaging with single- and dual-phase 99mTc-sestamibi parathyroid scintigraphy

Lavely, W. C., Goetze, S., Friedman, K. P., Leal, J. P., Zhang, Z., Garret-Mayer, E., Dackiw, A. P., Tufano, R. P., Zeiger, M. A. & Ziessman, H. A., Jul 1 2007, In : Journal of Nuclear Medicine. 48, 7, p. 1084-1089 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Completion thyroidectomy via the transoral endoscopic vestibular approach

Razavi, C. R., Tufano, R. P. & Russell, J. O., Aug 1 2018, In : Gland Surgery. 7, p. S77-S79

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Complications that affect postlaryngectomy voice restoration: Primary surgery vs salvage surgery

Starmer, H. M., Ishman, S. L., Flint, P. W., Bhatti, N. I., Richmon, J., Koch, W., Webster, K., Tufano, R. & Gourin, C. G., Nov 1 2009, In : Archives of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. 135, 11, p. 1165-1169 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Comprehensive assessment of thyroidectomy skills development: A pilot project

Diaz Voss Varela, D. A., Malik, M. U., Thompson, C. B., Cummings, C. W., Bhatti, N. I. & Tufano, R. P., Jan 1 2012, In : Laryngoscope. 122, 1, p. 103-109 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle