Ralph P Tufano

Professor

19992020

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Research Output

2014

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

Aragon Han, P., Olson, M. T., Fazeli, R., Prescott, J. D., Pai, S. I., Schneider, E. B., Tufano, R. P. & Zeiger, M. A., Jun 2014, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 21, 6, p. 1862-1869 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Noureldine, S. I., Abbas, A., Tufano, R. P., Srivastav, S., Slakey, D. P., Friedlander, P. & Kandil, E., Aug 2014, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 21, 8, p. 2733-2739 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The Prognostic Implications from Molecular Testing of Thyroid Cancer

Ozgursoy, O. B., Eisele, D. W. & Tufano, R. P., Aug 2014, In : Otolaryngologic Clinics of North America. 47, 4, p. 595-

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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

Noureldine, S. I., Lewing, N., Tufano, R. P. & Kandil, E., May 2014, In : ORL. 76, 1, p. 19-24 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

What is the gold standard for comprehensive interinstitutional communication of perioperative information for thyroid cancer patients? A comparison of existing electronic health records with the current American thyroid association recommendations

Dos Reis, L. L., Tuttle, R. M., Alon, E., Bergman, D. A., Bernet, V., Brett, E. M., Cobin, R., Doherty, G., Harris, J. R., Klopper, J., Lee, S. L., Lupo, M., Milas, M., Machac, J., Mechanick, J. I., Orloff, L., Randolph, G., Ross, D. S., Smallridge, R. C., Terris, D. J. & 5 others, Tufano, R. P., Mehra, S., Scherl, S., Clain, J. B. & Urken, M. L., Jan 1 2014, In : Thyroid. 24, 10, p. 1466-1472 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2013

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

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

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

Exomic sequencing of medullary thyroid cancer reveals dominant and mutually exclusive oncogenic mutations in RET and RAS

Agrawal, N., Jiao, Y., Sausen, M., Leary, R., Bettegowda, C., Roberts, N. J., Bhan, S., Ho, A. S., Khan, Z., Bishop, J., Westra, W. H., Wood, L. D., Hruban, R. H., Tufano, R. P., Robinson, B., Dralle, H., Toledo, S. P. A., Toledo, R. A., Morris, L. G. T., Ghossein, R. A. & 8 others, Fagin, J. A., Chan, T. A., Velculescu, V. E., Vogelstein, B., Kinzler, K. W., Papadopoulos, N., Nelkin, B. D. & Ball, D. W., Feb 1 2013, In : Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 98, 2, p. E364-E369

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hemithyroidectomy: A Meta-Analysis of Postoperative Need for Hormone Replacement and Complications

Kandil, E., Krishnan, B., Noureldine, S. I., Yao, L. & Tufano, R. P., Jan 1 2013, In : ORL. 75, 1, p. 6-17 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Loyo, M., Tufano, R. P. & Gourin, C. G., Aug 1 2013, In : Laryngoscope. 123, 8, p. 2056-2063 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The impact of surgical volume on patient outcomes following thyroid surgery

Kandil, E., Noureldine, S. I., Abbas, A. & Tufano, R. P., Dec 1 2013, In : Surgery (United States). 154, 6, p. 1346-1353 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Jara, S. M., Carson, K. A., Pai, S. I., Agrawal, N., Richmon, J. D., Prescott, J. D., Dackiw, A., Zeiger, M. A., Bishop, J. A. & Tufano, R. P., Dec 1 2013, In : Surgery (United States). 154, 6, p. 1272-1282 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Genovese, B. M., Noureldine, S. I., Gleeson, E. M., Tufano, R. P. & Kandil, E., Feb 1 2013, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 20, 2, p. 660-667 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2012

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

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 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

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

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

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

Extensive Surgery for Thyroid Cancer: Central Neck Dissection

Kandil, E. H., Noureldine, S. I. & Tufano, R. P., Dec 18 2012, Thyroid Surgery: Preventing and Managing Complications. John Wiley and Sons, p. 67-77 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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

Bishop, J. A., Wu, G., Tufano, R. P. & Westra, W. H., Jul 1 2012, In : Thyroid. 22, 7, p. 690-694 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

How to avoid injury to the inferior laryngeal nerve

Ferris, R. L. & Tufano, R. P., Jun 22 2012, Pearls and Pitfalls in Head and Neck Surgery, 2nd revised and extended edition. S. Karger AG, p. 2-3 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Incidence of Malignancy in Thyroid Nodules Determined to be Follicular Lesions of Undetermined Significance on Fine-Needle Aspiration

Teixeira, G. V., Chikota, H., Teixeira, T., Manfro, G., Pai, S. I. & Tufano, R. P., Jan 1 2012, In : World journal of surgery. 36, 1, p. 69-74 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Long-term outcome in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism who underwent minimally invasive parathyroidectomy

Venkat, R., Kouniavsky, G., Tufano, R. P., Schneider, E. B., Dackiw, A. P. B. & Zeiger, M. A., Jan 1 2012, In : World journal of surgery. 36, 1, p. 55-60 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Minimally invasive/focused parathyroidectomy in patients with negative sestamibi scan results

Kandil, E., Malazai, A. J., Alrasheedi, S. & Tufano, R. P., Mar 1 2012, In : Archives of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. 138, 3, p. 223-225 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

New aspects of nerve monitoring in thyroid and parathyroid surgery

Ferris, R. L. & 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. 2-3 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Preoperative thyroid ultrasound is indicated in patients undergoing par-athyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism

Arciero, C. A., Shiue, S. Z., Gates, J. D., Peoples, G. E., Dackiw, A. P. B., Tufano, R. P., Libutti, S. K., Zeiger, M. A. & Stojadinovic, A., Feb 16 2012, In : Journal of Cancer. 3, 1, p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prophylactic central neck dissection in differentiated thyroid cancer: A procedure in search of an indication

Cooper, D. S. & Tufano, R. P., Apr 1 2012, In : Thyroid. 22, 4, p. 341-343 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Single Nucleotide Polymorphism rs17849071 G/T in the PIK3CA Gene Is Inversely Associated with Follicular Thyroid Cancer and PIK3CA Amplification

Xing, J. C., Tufano, R. P., Murugan, A. K., Liu, D., Wand, G., Ladenson, P. W., Xing, M. & Trink, B., Nov 21 2012, In : PloS one. 7, 11, e49192.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Suboccipital malignant solitary fibrous tumor: Report of a case

Geraldine Zuniga, M., Orr, B. A., Chang, S. S. & Tufano, R. P., Feb 1 2012, In : Ear, Nose and Throat Journal. 91, 2, p. E25

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The prognostic significance of nodal metastases from papillary thyroid carcinoma can be stratified based on the size and number of metastatic lymph nodes, as well as the presence of extranodal extension

Randolph, G. W., Duh, Q. Y., Heller, K. S., Livolsi, V. A., Mandel, S. J., Steward, D. L., Tufano, R. P. & Tuttle, R. M., Nov 1 2012, In : Thyroid. 22, 11, p. 1144-1152 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2011

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

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.

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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

Current management of a thyroid nodule

Tufano, R. P., Noureldine, S. I. & Kandil, E. H., Sep 1 2011, In : Otorinolaringologia. 61, 3, p. 71-87 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Horner syndrome after carotid sheath surgery in a pig: Anatomic study of cervical sympathetic chain

Ding, P., Tufano, R. P., Campbell-Malone, R., Feng, W., Kim, S. J. & German, R. Z., Oct 1 2011, In : Comparative medicine. 61, 5, p. 453-456 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Impact of extensive neck dissection on survival from papillary thyroid cancer

Kandil, E., Friedlander, P., Noureldine, S., Islam, T. & Tufano, R. P., Nov 1 2011, In : ORL. 73, 6, p. 330-335 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Motor and sensory branching of the recurrent laryngeal nerve in thyroid surgery

Kandil, E., Abdelghani, S., Friedlander, P., Alrasheedi, S., Tufano, R. P., Bellows, C. F. & Slakey, D., Dec 1 2011, In : Surgery. 150, 6, p. 1222-1227 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Profile of patients with completion thyroidectomy and assessment of their suitability for outpatient surgery

Wu, G., Pai, S. I., Agrawal, N., Richmon, J., Dackiw, A. & Tufano, R. P., Nov 1 2011, In : Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. 145, 5, p. 727-731 5 p.

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Role of preoperative intact parathyroid hormone levels in predicting the likelihood of multiglandular disease in primary hyperparathyroidism

Kandil, E., Carson, K. A., Tufaro, A. P., Abdullah, O., Alabbas, H., Dackiw, A. P. & Tufano, R. P., Apr 1 2011, In : Head and Neck. 33, 4, p. 543-546 4 p.

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Survival implications of cervical lymphadenectomy in patients with medullary thyroid cancer

Kandil, E., Gilson, M. M., Alabbas, H. H., Tufaro, A. P., Dackiw, A. & Tufano, R. P., Apr 1 2011, In : Annals of surgical oncology. 18, 4, p. 1028-1034 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The incidence of central neck micrometastatic disease in patients with papillary thyroid cancer staged preoperatively and intraoperatively as N0

Teixeira, G., Teixeira, T., Gubert, F., Chikota, H. & Tufano, R., Dec 1 2011, In : Surgery. 150, 6, p. 1161-1167 7 p.

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Transoral robotic-assisted thyroidectomy: A preclinical feasibility study in 2 cadavers

Richmon, J. D., Pattani, K. M., Benhidjeb, T. & Tufano, R. P., Mar 1 2011, In : Head and Neck. 33, 3, p. 330-333 4 p.

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Transoral robotic-assisted thyroidectomy with central neck dissection: Preclinical cadaver feasibility study and proposed surgical technique

Richmon, J. D., Holsinger, F. C., Kandil, E., Moore, M. W., Garcia, J. A. & Tufano, R. P., Dec 1 2011, In : Journal of Robotic Surgery. 5, 4, p. 279-282 4 p.

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