This page contains recent publications only.

  1. Hernández-Márquez GC, Fazendin JM, Obiarinze R, Dismukes J, Lindeman B, Chen H.  Concomitant Hyperparathyroidism in  Patients Undergoing Thyroid Surgery.  Journal of Surgical Research (in press)
  2. Ramonell KM, Fazendin JM, Iyer P, Chen H, Lindeman B, Dream S.  Outpatient Parathyroidectomy in the Pediatric Population: An 18-year Experience.  Journal of Pediatric Surgery (in press)
  3. Aryanpour Z, Asban A, Boyd C, Herring B, Eustace N, Carmona-Matos DM, McCaw T, Ramonell KM, Fazendin JM, Lindeman BM, Iyer P, Chen H.  A Single Institution Experience with Papillary Thyroid Cancer: Are Outcomes Better at Comprehensive Cancer Centers?   American Journal of Surgery 2021 Mar 1;S0002-9610(21)00109-4
  4. Fazendin JM, Smithson M, Asban A, Chen H, Lindeman BM.  The Euthyroid State: An Often Difficult-To-Achieve (and Unnecessary?) Goal at the Time of Surgery.  American Journal of Surgery (in press)
  5. Obiarinze R, Fazendin JM, Iyer P, Lindeman BM, Chen H.  Intraoperative Parathyroid Hormone Measurement Facilitates Outpatient Thyroidectomy in Children.  American Journal of Surgery 2021 Feb 23;S0002-9610(21)00089-1
  6. Akil A, Gutiérrez-García AK, Guenter R, Rose JB, Beck AW, Chen H, Ren B. Notch Signaling in Vascular Endothelial Cells, Angiogenesis, and Tumor Progression: An Update and Perspective. Front. Cell Dev. Biol. 2021; 9:642352
  7. Montgomery K, Fazendin JM, Lindeman BM, Chen H.  Tired of Being Ignored: Fatigue as a Presenting Symptom in Primary Hyperparathyroidism.  Journal of Surgical Research 2021; 263: 53-6.
  8. McCaw TR, Inga E, Chen H, Jaskula-Sztul R, Dudeja V, Bibb JA, Ren B, Rose JB.  Gamma secretase inhibitors in cancer: a current perspective on clinical performance.  The Oncologist
  9. Gentry ZL, Ananthesekar S, Chen H, Fazendin JM.  Finding a General Surgeon: Self-Referral in the Digital Era.  American Surgeon. 2020 Dec 31;3134820982570
  10. Ramonell KM, Chen H, Lindeman BM, Fazendin JM.  Re-operative Parathyroidectomy: How Many Positive Localization Studies are Required?  American Journal of Surgery. 2020 Nov 17;S0002-9610(20)30750-9
  11. Dream S, Olivet M, Tanner L, Chen H.  Do Male Chairs of Surgery Have Implicit Gender and Racial Bias in the Residency Application Process.  American Journal of Surgery 2020 Aug 15;S0002-9610(20)30497-9
  12. Fazendin JM, Chen H, Lindeman BM. Influence of Fellowship Educational Experience on Practice Patterns for Adrenalectomy: A Survey of Recent AAES Fellowship Graduates. American Journal of Surgery. 2020 Aug 12;S0002-9610(20)30481-5
  13. Gentry ZL, Chen H, Fazendin JM.  Finding a Cancer Surgeon: How Hospital Websites Make This Difficult For Their Patients.  American Journal of Surgery. 2020 Jul 27;S0002-9610(20)30447-5
  14. Chen H.  Parathyroid Disease:  Often Forgotten and Undertreated.  American Surgeon 2020; 86, 7: 730-733. 
  15. Barnes K, Davies H, Fazendin JM, Chen H, Lindeman B.  Can the Use of Video-based Interventions Increase Public Knowledge about Endocrine Surgeons?  Journal of Surgical Research 2020 Dec;256:119-12
  16. Schoel LJ, Fazendin J, Chen H, Lindeman B. Endocrine Surgery is at the Forefront of Gender Diversity. American Journal of Surgery 2021 Jan;221(1):86-89
  17. Kim E, Pudhucode R, Chen H, Lindeman B. Discordance Between ATA and ACR Guideline Systems for Thyroid Nodule Biopsy. Journal of Surgical Research 2020 Nov;255:469-474
  18. Chen H. Follicular Neoplasms of the Thyroid: Can They Be Observed? Annals of Surgery Oct;272(4):62
  19. Mallick R, Xie R, Kirklin JK, Chen H, Balentine CJ. Race and Gender Disparities in Access to Parathyroidectomy: A Need to Change Processes for Diagnosis and Referral to Surgeons. Annals of Surgical Oncology 28;476–483
  20. Dream S, Chen H, Lindeman B.  Tertiary Hyperparathyroidism: Why the Delay?  Annals of Surgery. 2021 Mar 1;273(3):e120-e122
  21. Fazendin JM, Lindeman BM, Chen H. Preoperative Parathyroid Localization Does Not Improve Surgical Outcomes for Patients with Primary Hyperparathyroidism. American Journal of Surgery 2020; 220(3):533-535.
  22. Chung S, Asban A, Hur J, Iyer P, Chen H. Hyperthyroidism Symptoms, Management, and Outcomes in Children and Adults Seeking Definitive Surgical Treatment. Annals of Surgery (online ahead of print) [PMID: 32773619]
  23. Boyd CJ, Wood KD, Singh N, Whitaker D, McGwin G, Chen H, Assimos GD. Screening for Primary Screening for Primary Hyperparathyroidism in a Tertiary Stone Clinic, a Useful Endeavor. International Urology and Nephrology 2020 Sep;52(9):1651-1655.
  24. Fazendin JM, Lindeman BM, Chen H. Parathyroidectomy for Osteoporosis: More Complex Than We Thought? Annals of Surgery Jan 1;273(1):e19-e20.
  25. Abraham PJ, Abraham MN, Corey BL, Lindeman BM, Chen H. Cross-Sectional Analysis of Global Surgery Opportunities Among General Surgery Residency Programs. Journal of Surgical Education 20 Jul 2020, 77(5):1179-1185.
  26. Fazendin JM, Lindeman BM, Chen H. Parathyroidectomy for Mild Hyperparathyroidism in the Octogenarian: Is Age Really Just a Number? Ann Surg. 2020 Dec; 272(6):285-e286
  27. Abraham MN, Abraham PJ, Chen H, Hendershot KM.  What is Global Surgery? Identifying Misconceptions Among Medical Students and Health Care Professionals.  American. Journal of Surgery 2020; 220(2):271-273
  28. Kuo JH, Duh QY, Chen H, Lai V, Sorensen MJ, Chabot JA, Lee JA.  The Evolving Practice Patterns of Academic Endocrine Surgeons:  A cross-sectional analysis of the Faculty Practice Solutions Center Database 2014-2017. Annals of Surgery 2020; 271(6):1156-116.
  29. Mainali B, Lindeman BM, Chen H. Re-Operative Parathyroidectomy in Patients with Mild Primary Hyperparathyroidism Journal of Surgical Research. Journal of Surgical Research 2020; 255: 130-134.
  30. Dream S, Wang R, Lovell K, Iyer P, Chen H, Lindeman B. Outpatient Thyroidectomy in the Pediatric Population. American Journal of Surgery 2020; 219: 890-93.
  31. Zheng-Pywell R, Anish J, Enman M, Chen H, Abraham D. CEA Should be Concurrently Checked with Calcitonin to Identify Distant Metastases in Medullary Thyroid Cancer. International Journal of Endocrine Oncology 2020; 7: IJE27.
  32. Rampp RD, Mancilla EE, Adzick NS, Levine MA, Kelz RR, Fraker DL Iyer P, Lindeman BM, Mejia VA, Chen H, Wachtel H. Single Gland, Ectopic Location: Adenomas are Common Causes of Primary Hyperparathyroidism in Children and Adolescents. World J Surgery 2020; 44: 1518-25.
  33. Dream S, Lindeman BM, Chen H. Preventing Thyroid Lobectomy in Patients with Hyperfunctioning Intrathyroidal Parathyroids with Radioguided Enucleation. International Journal of Endocrine Oncology 2020; IJE28.
  34. Patel KN, Yip L, Lubitz CC, Grubbs EG, Miller BS, Shen W, Angelos P, Chen H, Doherty GM, Fahey TJ, Kebebew E, Livolsi VA, Perrier ND, Sipos JA, Sosa JA, Steward D, Tufano RP, McHenry CR, Carty SE. The American Association of Endocrine Surgeons guidelines for the definitive surgical management of thyroid disease in adults. Annals of Surgery 2020; 271:399–410.
  35. Asban A, Anue A, Xie R, Chen H. Increasing Use of Thyroidectomy as Definitive Treatment for Hyperthyroidism. Journal of Surgical Research 2020; 246: 435-441.
  36. Akram S, Elfenbein DM, Chen H, Schneider DF, Sippel RS. Assessing American Thyroid Association Guidelines for Total Thyroidectomy in Graves’ Disease. Journal of Surgical Research 2020; 245: 64-71.
  37. Chen HA, Krishnamurthy VD, Siperstein A, Carty SE, Chen H. Four decades of the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons (AAES): Past, Present, and Future. Surgery 2020; 167(1):1-3
  38. Chen H. Who Are You? American Association of Endocrine Surgeons Presidential Address. Surgery 2020; 167(1):4-9.
  39. Wang R, Zheng-Pywell R, Chen HA, Bibb JA, Chen H, Rose JB.  Management of gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors. Clinical Medicine Insights: Endocrinology and Diabetes 2019. DOI:10.1177/1179551419884058.
  40. Fazendin JM, Corey BL, Heslin MJ, Chen H. Analysis of Open Payments Receipts Among Surgical Faculty at a Large Academic Institution. Journal of Surgical Research 2019; 244: 599-603
  41. Dream S, Lindeman BM, Chen H. Prevalence of Thymic Parathyroids in Primary Hyperparathyroidism during Radioguided Parathyroidectomy. Clinical Medicine Insights: Endocrinology and Diabetes 2019; 12, 1179551419869917.3
  42. Asban A, Chung SK, Xie R, Lindeman BM, Balentine CJ, Kirklin JK, Chen H. Gender and Racial Disparities in Survival after Surgery among Papillary and Follicular Thyroid Cancer Patients: A 45-year Experience. Clinical Medicine Insights: Endocrinology and Diabetes 2019; 12, 1179551419866196 .
  43. Jones BA, Lindeman BM, Chen H.  Are Tc-99m-Sestamibi Scans in Patients with Secondary Hyperparathyroidism and Renal Failure Needed? Journal of Surgical Research 2019;243:380-383
  44. Smithson M, Asban A, Miller J, Chen H. Considerations for Thyroidectomy as Treatment for Graves’ Disease. Clinical Medicine Insights: Endocrinology and Diabetes 2019; 12: 1179551419844523.
  45. Asban A, Dombrowsky A, Mallick R, Xie R, Kirklin JK, Grogan RH, Schneider DF, Chen H, Balentine CJ. Failure to Diagnose and Treat Hyperparathyroidism Among Patients with Hypercalcemia: Opportunities for Intervention at the Patient and Physician-Level to Increase Surgical Referral. The Oncologist 2019; 2018-0424
  46. Aune A, Fazendin JM, Asban A, Mallick R, Chen H, Lindeman B. What Does the Average Person Know about Endocrine and Vascular Surgeons? Journal of Surgical Research 2019; 244: 348-351.
  47. Mallick R, Stevens TM, Winokur TS, Asban A, Wang TN, Lindeman BM, Porterfield JR, Chen H. Is Frozen Section Analysis During Thyroid Surgery Useful in the Era of Molecular Testing? Journal of the American College of Surgeons 2019; 228(4):474-479.
  48. Bergstrasser S, Wei B, Chen H. Radioguided Robotic Parathyroidectomy for Mediastinal Parathyroid Gland. ACS Case Reviews in Surgery 2019; 2 (3):1–4.
  49. Dombrowsky A, Borga B, Xie R, Kirklin JK, Chen H, Balentine CJ. Why is hyperparathyroidism under-diagnosed and under-treated in older adults? Clinical Medicine Insights: Endocrinology and Diabetes 2018; 11: 1179551418815916. PMCID: PMC629185
  50. Mallick R, Asban A, Chung S, Hur J, Lindeman B, Chen H. To admit or not to admit? Experience with outpatient thyroidectomy for Graves’ disease in a high-volume tertiary care center. Am. J. Surg. 2018; 216(5):985-989.
  51. Asban A, Chung SK, Tresler MA, Huilgol P, Xie R, Kirklin JK, Balentine CJ, Lindeman BM, Chen H. Hyperthyroidism is Under-Diagnosed and Under-Treated in 174,011 Patients: An Opportunity for Improvement and Intervention. Annals of Surgery 2018; 268: 506-512.
  52. Morris MS, Chen H, Heslin MJ, Krontiras H. A Structured Compensation Plan Improves But Does Not Erase the Gender Pay Gap in Surgery. Annals of Surgery 2018; 268:442-448.
  53. Dombrowsky A, Weiss D, Bushman N, Chen H, Balentine CJ. Can Imaging Studies Be Omitted in Patients with Sporadic Primary Hyperparathyroidism? Journal of Surgical Research 2018; 231: 257-262.
  54. Dyas AR, Lovell KM, Balentine C, Wang T, Porterfield JR, Chen H, Lindeman B. Reducing Cost and Improving Operating Room Efficiency: Examination of Surgical Instrument Processing. Journal of Surgical Research 2018; 229: 15-19.
  55. Lam A, Heslin MJ, Tzeng CD, Chen H. The Effects of Tenure and Promotion on Surgeon Productivity. Journal of Surgical Research 2018; 227: 67-71.
  56. Garner EF, Valsangkar NP, Wang TN, Porterfield JR, Koniaris LG, Chen H. How academically productive are endocrine surgeons in the United States? Journal of Surgical Research 2018; 229: 122-126.
  57. Jang S, Mandabach M, Aburjania Z, Balentine CJ, Chen H. Wide variation in cost of surgical care for parathyroidectomy: is there a need for standardization of practice? Surgery 2018;163(3): 638-642.
  58. Balentine CJ, Leverson G, Vanness DJ, Knight S, Turan J, Brown CJ, Chen H, Bhatia S. Selecting Post-Acute Care Settings After Abdominal Surgery: Are We Getting It Right? Am. J. Surg. 2018 Aug;216(2):260-266.
  59. Jang S, Mandabach M, Aburjania Z, Balentine CJ, Chen H. Racial disparities in the cost of surgical care for parathyroidectomy. Journal of Surgical Research 2018; 221: 216–221
  60. Balentine CJ, Xie R, Kirklin JK, Chen H. Failure to Diagnose Hyperparathyroidism in 10,432 Patients with Hypercalcemia: Opportunities for System-Level Intervention to Increase Surgical Referrals and Cure. Annals of Surgery 2017; 266: 632–640.