Ralph P Tufano

Professor

19992020

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Research Output

2012

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: 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

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 2012, In : Ear, Nose and Throat Journal. 91, 2, p. E25

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

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

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

2014

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

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

Conservative central neck dissection

Noureldine, S. I. & Tufano, R. P., Jan 1 2014, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery. Springer New York, p. 85-92 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Discussion

Sturgeon, C., Adkisson, C. D., Tufano, R., McHenry, C. R., Menno, V., Guerrero, M. & Evans, D., Jan 1 2014, In : Surgery (United States). 156, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Early predictors of hypocalcemia after total thyroidectomy: An analysis of 304 patients using a short-stay monitoring protocol

Noureldine, S. I., Genther, D. J., Lopez, M., Agrawal, N. & Tufano, R. P., Nov 1 2014, In : JAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. 140, 11, p. 1006-1013 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Improving the quality of thyroid cancer care: How does the thyroid cancer care collaborative cross the institute of medicine's quality chasm?

Mehra, S., Tuttle, R. M., Bergman, D., Bernet, V., Brett, E., Cobin, R., Doherty, G., Klopper, J., Lee, S., Machac, J., Milas, M., Mechanick, J. I., Orloff, L., Randolph, G., Ross, D. S., Smallridge, R., Terris, D., Tufano, R., Alon, E., Clain, J. & 3 others, Dos Reis, L., Scherl, S. & Urken, M. L., Apr 1 2014, In : Thyroid. 24, 4, p. 615-624 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Robotic Total Thyroidectomy with Modified Radical Neck Dissection via Unilateral Retroauricular Approach

Byeon, H. K., Holsinger, F. C., Tufano, R. P., Chung, H. J., Kim, W. S., Koh, Y. W. & Choi, E. C., Oct 8 2014, In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. 21, 12, p. 3872-3875 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Safety of robotic thyroidectomy approaches: Meta-analysis and systematic review

Jackson, N. R., Yao, L., Tufano, R. P. & Kandil, E. H., Jan 1 2014, In : Head and Neck. 36, 1, p. 137-143 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Superior laryngeal nerve quantitative intraoperative monitoring is possible in all thyroid surgeries

Darr, E. A., Tufano, R. P., Ozdemir, S., Kamani, D., Hurwitz, S. & Randolph, G., Apr 2014, In : Laryngoscope. 124, 4, p. 1035-1041 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

2015

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

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

Database and registry research in thyroid cancer: Striving for a new and improved national thyroid cancer database

Mehra, S., Tuttle, R. M., Milas, M., Orloff, L., Bergman, D., Bernet, V., Brett, E., Cobin, R., Doherty, G., Judson, B. L., Klopper, J., Lee, S., Lupo, M., Machac, J., Mechanick, J. I., Randolph, G., Ross, D. S., Smallridge, R., Terris, D., Tufano, R. & 5 others, Alon, E., Clain, J., Dosreis, L., Scherl, S. & Urken, M. L., Feb 1 2015, In : Thyroid. 25, 2, p. 157-168 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Detection of somatic mutations and HPV in the saliva and plasma of patients with head and neck squamous cell carcinomas

Wang, Y., Springer, S., Mulvey, C. L., Silliman, N., Schaefer, J., Sausen, M., James, N., Rettig, E. M., Guo, T., Pickering, C. R., Bishop, J. A., Chung, C. H., Califano, J. A., Eisele, D. W., Fakhry, C., Gourin, C. G., Ha, P. K., Kang, H., Kiess, A., Koch, W. M. & 12 others, Myers, J. N., Quon, H., Richmon, J. D., Sidransky, D., Tufano, R. P., Westra, W. H., Bettegowda, C., Diaz, L. A., Papadopoulos, N., Kinzler, K. W., Vogelstein, B. & Agrawal, N., Jun 24 2015, In : Science translational medicine. 7, 293, 293ra104.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Effect of gene expression classifier molecular testing on the surgical decision-making process for patients with thyroid nodules

Noureldine, S. I., Olson, M. T., Agrawal, N., Prescott, J. D., Zeiger, M. A. & Tufano, R. P., Dec 2015, In : JAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. 141, 12, p. 1082-1088 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electrophysiologic monitoring correlates of recurrent laryngeal nerve heat thermal injury in a porcine model

Lin, Y. C., Dionigi, G., Randolph, G. W., Lu, I. C., Chang, P. Y., Tsai, S. Y., Kim, H. Y., Lee, H. Y., Tufano, R. P., Sun, H., Liu, X., Chiang, F. Y. & Wu, C. W., Aug 1 2015, In : Laryngoscope. 125, 8, p. E283-E290

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ethical responsibilities of caring for patients with incidental thyroid nodules

Tufano, R. P., Noureldine, S. I. & Angelos, P., May 1 2015, In : Thyroid. 25, 5, p. 467-468 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Incidental thyroid nodules and thyroid cancer: Considerations before determining management

Tufano, R. P., Noureldine, S. I. & Angelos, P., Jun 1 2015, In : JAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. 141, 6, p. 566-572 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle