Mr Fausto Palazzo

Mr Palazzo is a consultant Endocrine Surgeon and Honorary Senior Lecturer and is clinical lead for Thyroid and Endocrine Surgery. He trained in General and Endocrine Surgery in London , Oxford, Sydney (TS Reeve Clinical Fellow) and Marseille (British Association of Endocrine Surgery Tranvelling Felow). In 2010 he exceded 1500 thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal operations with international standard outcomes. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the British Association of Endocrine and Thyroid Surgeons where he holds the role of lead for National Guidelines. He teaches and lectures internationally on endocrine surgery and is editor of a surgical training manual and author of several book chapters and over fifty endocrine publications.

Mr Palazzo has a specialist interest in goitre and thyroid cancer; hyperparathyroidism, adrenal tumours, MEN and other endocrine surgical syndromes.

Endocrine Procedures: thyroidectomy and parathyroidectomy (including minimally invasive surgery); re-operative thyroid and parathyroid surgery; lymph node surgery; larparoscopic and retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy.

Call 020 331 17708 or

020 331 11148

or email private.endocrine@imperial.nhs.uk

to book an appointment with

Mr Palazzo.

1. The Importance of the Multidisciplinary Input in the management of Primary Hyperparathyroidism. SN Ali, FF Palazzo, J Jackson and K Meeran. Hammersmith multidisciplinary endocrine symposium Dec 2010

2. A case of neuropsychiatric symptoms and recurrent thyrotoxicosis: Thyroid storm or encephalopathy associated with autoimmune thyroid disease? SN Ali, K Wynne, B Field, T Tan, FF Palazzo, E Hatfield and K Meeran. Hammersmith multidisciplinary endocrine symposium Dec 2010

3. Limitations of functional imaging in a patient with phaeochromocytoma. Amin A, Win Z, Palazzo FF, Meeran K, Martin NM, Hatfield E. Hammersmith multidisciplinary endocrine symposium Dec 2010

4. A Case of Primary Hyperaldosteronism with Discordant Imaging and Adrenal Vein. Sampling Results V Salem, H El-Gayar, J Jackson, F Palazzo, T Tan and K Meeran. Hammersmith multidisciplinary endocrine symposium Dec 2010

5. Sub-total Retroperitoneoscopic Adrenalectomy for a Conn’s Adenoma. K. Elliott , M. Fazel, J. Todd, K. Steer, F. F. Palazzo. Hammersmith multidisciplinary endocrine symposium Dec 2010

6. The Role of Adrenal Vein Sampling (AVS) in the Diagnosis and Management of Primary Hyperaldosteronism – The Hammersmith Experience. V Salem, H El-Gayar, J Jackson, F Palazzo, K Meeran and T Tan. Hammersmith multidisciplinary endocrine symposium Dec 2010

7. Two week wait thyroid cancer referrals have a low cancer yield. A. Currie, F. Pakzad, NS Tolley, FF Palazzo. BAETS, Birmingham October 2010.

8. The role of adrenal vein sampling in the diagnosis and management of primary hyperaldosteronism: An audit of 10 years experience in a tertiary referral centre. V. Salem, TG. Hopkins, H. El Gayar, J. Jackson, T. Tan, K. Meeran, F. Palazzo. BAETS, Birmingham October 2010

9. Serum phosphate predicts temporary hypocalcaemia after thyroidectomy. AH. Sam, WS Dhillo, M. Donaldson, A. Moola, K.Meeran, N.S. Tolley, FF Palazzo. BAETS, Birmingham October 2010

10. Robotic-assisted parathyroidectomy: A feasibility study. N. Tolley, A. Arora, F. Palazzo, G. Garas, R. Dhawan, J. Cox, A. Darzi. BAETS, Birmingham October 2010

11. Is minimally invasive thyroidectomy a realistic choice for the UK thyroid workload? F. Pakzad, A. Currie, N. Tolley, FF Palazzo. BAETS, Birmingham October 2010

12. Robotic assisted parathyroidectomy. N. Tolley, A. Arora, F. Palazzo, G. Garas, E. Edwards, R. Dhawan, J. Cox,A. Darzi. Peter Hamlyn Symposium, May 2010

13. MEN2B patients with a RET A883F mutation have less aggressive MTC than those with the common RET M918T mutation. G Worth, F Palazzo, N Tolley, S Robinson, J Cox, G. Williams, D Bassett. British Endocrine Society annual conference, Manchester, March 2010

14. The use of urine calcium/creatinine clearance ratio in patients with hypercalcaemia. M Mahmud, C Jaysena, F Palazzo, K Meeran, W Dhillo. British Endocrine Society annual conference, Manchester, March 2010

15. Hypertension in Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP) – don’t be Conn’d! T Hopkins, T Tan, V Salem, F Palazzo, K Meeran. British Endocrine Society annual conference, Manchester, March 2010

16. Laparoscopic versus Open Adrenalectomy and Adjuvant Mitotane in Adrenocortical Carcinoma. S. Ali, A. Quereshi, I Clarke, F.F. Palazzo. British Endocrine Society annual conference, Manchester, March 2010

17. Adrenal Vein Sampling in the Management of Primary Aldosteronism – an audit of 10 year’s experience at a tertiary referral centre. TG Hopkins, V Salem, H El Gayar, J. Jackson, F Palazzo, T Tan, K Meeran. British Endocrine Society annual conference, Manchester, March 2010

18. Avoiding unnecessary surgery in a patient with hypercalcaemia due to familial hypocalciuric hypercalaemia. M Mahmud, H Elgayar, W Dhillo, K Meeran, F Palazzo. Society for endocrinology clinical cases conference, RSM, London Feb 2010. BES Young endocrinologist prize 2010

19. Decision making in thyroid cancer during pregnancy. K Lambert, N Tolley, F Palazzo, C Williamson. Society for endocrinology clinical cases conference, RSM, London Feb 2010

20. A case of phaeochromocytoma with negative MIBG scintigraphy. A Amin, Win Z, Palazzo FF, Meeran K, Martin NM, E Hatfield. UKNET meeting 2009

21. Hyperparathyroidism due to an intrathyroidal parathyroid adenoma presenting with 2:1 heart block. AN Comninos, FF Palazzo, R Kaushal Hammersmith Multidisciplinary Endocrine Symposium 2009

22. Occult Retrosternal Anaplastic Thyroid. NL Berridge, F Pakzad, R Stanbridge, FF Palazzo. Hammersmith Multidisciplinary Endocrine Symposium 2009

23. Family Trouble. Neil Hill, Akila de Silva, Karim Meeran, Fausto Palazzo. Hammersmith Multidisciplinary Endocrine Symposium 2009

24. Surgery or no surgery in a patient with MEN 1 with an asymptomatic pancreatic mass. Troke R, Badman M, Simpson K, Palazzo FF and Todd JF. Hammersmith Multidisciplinary Endocrine Symposium 2009

25. The use of the urine calcium/creatinine clearance ratio in patients with hypercalcaemia Mohammad Mahmud, Channa N Jayasena, Fausto Palazzo, Karim Meeran, Waljit S Dhillo. Hammersmith Multidisciplinary Endocrine Symposium 2009

26. Pre-operative vitamin D deficiency predicts post-operative hypocalcaemia after total thyroidectomy. J Kirkby-Bott, ML Cowan, H Markogiannakis, B Fleming, FF Palazzo. British Association of Endocrine Surgery, London 2009

27. Pre-operative vitamin D deficiency predicts post-operative hypocalcaemia after thyroidectomy. J Kirkby-Bott, ML Cowan, H Markogiannakis, B Fleming, FF Palazzo. International Association of Endocrine Surgery, Adelaide, Australia, Sept 2009. World Journal of Surgery 2009, 33:S210

28. Primary hyperparathyroidism and pregnancy. J Kirkby-Bott, C Williamson, F Palazzo, A Banergee K Meeran & T Tan. Society for Endocrinology Clinical cases meeting Feb 2009

29. Katie Wynne, Anthony Goldstone, Fausto Palazzo, Jeannie Todd, and Karim Meeran Case Report: Prophylactic Thyroidectomy For Increasing Calcitonin Levels? UK & Ireland Neuroendocrine society 6th annual conference. Royal Society of Medicine London December 2008

30. Manubrial split provides adequate exposure for mediastinal exploration for Parathyroid adenoma. Edward Lake, James Kirkby-Bott, Fawzia Imtiaz, James Jackson & Fausto Palazzo. 3rd Hammersmith Endocrine Symposium, London 2008. Endocrine Abstracts 2008 (18) P26

31. Primary hyperparathyroidism and pregnancy. James Kirkby-Bott, Catherine Williamson, Fausto Palazzo, Anita Banerjee, Karim Meeran & Tricia Tan. 3rd Hammersmith Endocrine Symposium, London 2008. Endocrine Abstracts 2008 (18) P18

32. Cushing's syndrome secondary to adrenocortical carcinoma without metastases at diagnosis. Alexander Miras, Fausto Palazzo & Safdar Naqvi. 3rd Hammersmith Endocrine Symposium, London 2008. Endocrine Abstracts 2008 (18) P12

33. Clinical diagnosis of phaeochromocytoma leads to correct perioperative management despite negative biochemical and functional investigations. Annabel Fountain, Jeannie Todd, Karim Meeran, Fausto Palazzo & Stephen Robinson. 3rd Hammersmith Endocrine Symposium, London 2008

Endocrine Abstracts 2008 (18) P8

34. Case report: prophylactic thyroidectomy for increasing calcitonin levels? Katie Wynne, Anthony Goldstone, Fausto Palazzo, Jeannie Todd & Karim Meeran. 3rd Hammersmith Endocrine Symposium, London 2008. Endocrine Abstracts 2008 (18) OC6

35. Adrenocortical carcinoma presenting as Cushing's syndrome: 2 case reports. Adeel Ghaffar, Daniel Morganstein, James Kirkby-Bott, Jeannie Todd & Fausto Palazzo. 3rd Hammersmith Endocrine Symposium, London 2008. Endocrine Abstracts 2008 (18) OC2

36. Bilateral adrenalectomy in a patient with congenital adrenal hyperplasia. Owais Chaudhri, Emma Hatfield, Katie Wynne, Fausto Palazzo, Sanjeev Mehta, Humera Shaikh, Tricia Tan, Niamh Martin & Karim Meeran. 3rd Hammersmith Endocrine Symposium, London 2008. Endocrine Abstracts 2008 (18) OC1

37. Pedictors of ectopic parathyroid gland location and imaging failure in patients with persistant or recurrent hyperparathyroidism. Haridimos Markogiannakis, james Kirkby-Bott, James Jackson, F.Fausto Palazzo, Bill Fleming. British Association of Endocrine & Thyroid Surgery, Marseille, France October 2008.

38. Does (18)F-FDG PET/CT add diagnostic accuracy in incidentally identified non-Secreting adrenal tumours? Taïeb DTessonnier L, Sebag F, Palazzo FF, Colavolpe C, De Micco C, Mancini J, Conte-Devolx B, Henry JF, Mundler O. British Association of Endocrine & Thyroid Surgery, Marseille, France, October 2008

39. The role of (18)F-FDOPA and (18)F-FDG-PET in the management of malignant and multifocal pheochromocytomas. Taïeb D, Tessonnier L, Sebag F, Niccoli-Sire P, Morange I I, Colavolpe C, De Micco C, Barlier A A, Palazzo FF, Henry JF, Mundler O. British Association of Endocrine & Thyroid Surgery Marseille, France October 2008

40. Lithium-Induced Hyperparathyroidism: Is Four Gland Exploration Mandatory? F. Fausto Palazzo, Maria Cherenko, Frederic Sebag, Jean-François Henry European Society of Endocrine Surgery, Barcelona, April 2008.

41. How useful is post-operative PTH at predicting hypocalcaemia following thyroidectomy? Nidhi Sharma, Karim Meeran, Fausto Palazzo. Society for endocrinology BES, Harrogate, April 2008, (poster) Endocrine Abstracts (2008) 15 P340

42. Radiation induced primary hyperparathyroidism: Is a focussed approach contraindicated? F.F. Palazzo, G. Ippolito, F. Sebag, JF Henry. British Association of Endocrine & Thyroid Surgery. London September 2007 (poster)

43. The First Parathyroid Surgeon F.F. Palazzo, L.W. Delbridge. British Association of Endocrine & Thyroid Surgeons, London 2007

44. Preoperative imaging studies in primary hyperparathyroidism (phpt): comparison of Results between secondary and tertiary referral center F. Sebag, J. Harding, A. Lagier, F.F. Palazzo, G. Ippolito, J.F. Henry. European Society of Endocrine Surgery, Krakow, Poland, May 2006

45. Parathyroid cancer or atypical adenoma: intraoperative diagnosis and treatment. G. Ippolito, F. Sebag, F.F. Palazzo, M. Sierra, C. DeMicco, J.F. Henry. European Society of Endocrine Surgery, Krakow, Poland, May 2006

46. Role of tomoscintigraphy in sestamibi scanning for sporadic primary hyperparathyroidism. J. Harding, F. Sebag, F.F. Palazzo, M. Sierra, J.F. Henry. European Society of Endocrine Surgery, Krakow, Poland, May 2006

47. Medium/Long term results of patients following laparoscopic adrenalectomy for adrenal cortex tumours greater than 6cm. F.F. Palazzo, F. Sebag, M. Sierra, G. Ippolito, P. Souteyrand, J.F. Henry. British Associateion of Endocrine Surgery Annual Meeting. Newcastle, October 2005.

48. Endoscopic Lateral Approach Thyroid Lobectomy: A Safe Evolution from Endoscopic Parathyroidectomy. F.F. Palazzo, F. Sebag, M. Sierra, G. Ippolito, B. Lafont, J.F. Henry. British Associateion of Endocrine Surgery Annual Meeting. Newcastle, October 2005

49. Long Term Results of Patients Following Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy for Large Adrenal Tumours. F.F. Palazzo, F. Sebag, M. Sierra, G. Ippolito, P. Souteyrand, J.F. Henry. International Association of Endocrine Surgery Annual Congress, Durban South Africa, August 2005

50. Endoscopic Lateral Approach Thyroid Lobectomy: A Safe Evolution from Endoscopic Parathyroidectomy. F.F. Palazzo, F. Sebag, M. Sierra, G. Ippolito, B. Lafont, J.F. Henry. International Association of Endocrine Surgery Annual Congress, Durban South Africa, August 2005

51. Isolated adrenal metastasis : the role of laparoscopic surgery. F. Sebag, F. Calzolari, F.F. Palazzo, M. Sierra, P. Souteyrand, J.F. Henry. International Association of Endocrine Surgery Annual Congress, Durban South Africa, August 2005

52. Surrenalectomie laparoscopique pour grosse tumeur: Resultats et suivi a long terme. F.F. Palazzo, F. Sebag, M. Sierra, G. Ippolito, P. Souteyrand, J.F. Henry. 9e Congrès de l'Association Francophone de Chirurgie Endocrinienne. Liege, Belgium, June 2005

53. Lobectomie thyroïdienne endoscopique par voie latérale. F.F. Palazzo, F. Sebag, M. Sierra, G. Ippolito, B.Lafont, J.F. Henry. 9e Congrès de l'Association Francophone de Chirurgie Endocrinienne. Liege, Belgium, June 2005.

54. Hyperparathyroidie secondaire persistante/recidivante: Influence de la chirurgie initiale. F. Sebag, B. Mullineris, F.F. Palazzo, M Sierra, J.F. Henry. 9e Congrès de l'Association Francophone de Chirurgie Endocrinienne. Liege, Belgium, June 2005

55. Metastases surrenaliennes isolees: Place de la chirurgie laparoscopique. M. Sierra, F. Calzolari, F. Sebag, G. Ippolito, F.F. Palazzo, J.F. Henry. 9e Congrès de l'Association Francophone de Chirurgie Endocrinienne. Liege, Belgium, June 2005

56. Morbidite parathyroidienne après chirurgie parathyroidienne associee a une thyroidectomie totale. F. Sebag, N. Fakhry, M. Sierra, G. Ippolito, F.F. Palazzo, J.F. Henry. 9e Congrès de l'Association Francophone de Chirurgie Endocrinienne. Liege, Belgium, June 2005

57. Kystes parathyroidienne non fonctionels: Cervicotomie ou simple aspiration? A propos de 37 observations. G. Ippolito, F.F. Palazzo, F. Sebag, M. Sierra, C. De Micco, J.F. Henry. 9e Congrès de l'Association Francophone de Chirurgie Endocrinienne. Liege, Belgium, June 2005

58. Thyroid lobectomy via a lateral 2.5cm incision: evolution of a technique and cohort comparison F. F. Palazzo, S.B. Sidhu, M.S. Sywak, L. W. Delbridge. British Association of Endocrine Surgeons Annual Meeting, Lund, Sept 2004. British Journal of Surgery on line 2004

59. Parathyroid autotransplantation: the incidence of temporary and permanent hypoparathyroidism in relation to the number of glands transplanted. F. F. Palazzo, M.S. Sywak, S.B. Sidhu, B.H. Barraclough, L.W. Delbridge. British Association of Endocrine Surgeons Annual Meeting, Lund, Sept 2004. British Journal of Surgery on line 2004

60. The Evolution to a Safe and Feasible Thyroid Lobectomy via a Lateral 2.5cm Incision with a Cohort Comparison. F. F. Palazzo, S.B. Sidhu, M.S. Sywak, L. W. Delbridge. European Society Endocrine Surgery, Pisa, May 2004 (oral presentation). Langenbeck’s Archives of Surgery 2004

61. The Role of Initial Lymph Node Dissection in Children with Papillary Thyroid Cancer. F.F. Palazzo, M.S. Sywak, S.B. Sidhu, A. Shun, L.W. Delbridge. Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting. Melbourne, May 2004. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery, 2004;74(Suppl.)

62. Early Post-Operative Parathyroid Hormone Assay Predicts Parathyroid Function and Symptomatic Hypocalcaemia Following Thyroidectomy. F.F.Palazzo, M.S. Sywak, J. Harding, S.B. Sidhu, L.W.Delbridge. Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting. Melbourne, May 2004. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery, 2004;74(Suppl.)

63. Safety and Feasibility of Thyroid Lobectomy via a Lateral 2.5cm Incision: A Cohort Comparison. F. F. Palazzo, S.B. Sidhu, M.S. Sywak, L.W. Delbridge. Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting. Melbourne, May 2004. In press Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery, 2004;74(Suppl.)

64. Appropriateness of a Unit policy of routine parathyroid autotransplantation during total thyroidectomy. F. F. Palazzo, M.S. Sywak, S.B. Sidhu, B.H. Barraclough, L.W. Delbridge. Royal Australasian College of Surgeons Annual Scientific Meeting. Melbourne, May 2004. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery, 2004;74(Suppl.)

65. Minimally invasive parathyroidectomy (MIP) without intraoperative PTH: Review of the first 41 cases in Oxford. F.F. Palazzo, P. Rajeev, F.V. Gleeson1, Z.C. Traill1, D.R. Lindsell1, S. Matta, G.P. Sadler. British Association of Endocrine Surgery annual meeting, Leeds, Sept 2003. British Journal of Surgery 2004;91:380

66. Conservative management of thyroid nodules: A second FNA increases diagnostic accuracy and avoids missed cancers.P. Rajeev, F.F. Palazzo, I. Buley, D. Roskell, K. Shah, G.P. Sadler. British Association of Endocrine Surgery annual meeting, Leeds, Sept 2003. British Journal of Surgery 2004;91:378-379

67. Long term follow up of a randomised trial comparing Ligasure and open haemorrhoidectomy. D.A. Lawes, F.F. Palazzo, D.L. Francis, M.A. Clifton. Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland, Annual Meeting, July 2003. Colorectal Disease, 5 (Suppl. 1) 35-80, 2003.

68. Bloodless Ligasure Haemorrhoidectomy. D.L. Francis, F.F. Palazzo, F. Amen, M.A. Clifton. Association Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland annual scientific meeting, Dublin, May 2002 (Blackwell audiovisual prize presentation)

69. Ocular toxicity from standard dose adjuvant tamoxifen therapy. M. Morgan, P. Dulley, A. Patel, F.F. Palazzo, H. Bradpiece, I. Fawcett. 3rd European Congress of Breast Cancer, Barcelona, March 2002. European Journal of Cancer, Vol 38, Suppl. 3, March 2002

70. Prospective randomised clinical trial of Ligasure versus open haemorrhoidectomy. D.L. Francis, F.F. Palazzo, F. Amen, M.A. Clifton. Association of Surgeons of Great Britain & Ireland Annual Scientific Meeting. Dublin, May 2002 (“Six of the best” prize oral presentation). British Journal of Surgery, Vol 89, Suppl. 1, June 2002

71. Factors that determine the length of postoperative stay following colorectal surgery. Aqualitative and quantitative analysis. K.M. Reddy, F.F. Palazzo, C.E.R. Meyer, P. Conaghan, M.C. Blunt, W.S.L. Stebbings, R.J. Leicester, P.T. Cullen. Royal Society of Medicine, Norman Tanner Prize session, December 2001.

72. Ligasure haemorrhoidectomy, the day case experience. D.L. Francis, F.F. Palazzo, F. Amen, M.A. Clifton. Royal Society of Medicine, Coloproctology Section, February 2002

73. Fast track referrals for patients with high risk symptoms of colorectal cancer before And after the new national guidelines. D.L. Francis, F.F. Palazzo, G. Armitage, M.A. Clifton. British Association of Surgical Oncology Scientific Meeting, Glasgow, November 2001 (prize oral presentation). European Journal of Surgical Oncology 27, 8, 780, 2001

74. The role of key caspases and cytochrome c in thyrocyte apoptosis. F. F. Palazzo, L. J. Hammond, A. W. Goode, R. Mirakian. British Association of Endocrine Surgeons Annual Meeting, Plymouth, May 2001. British Journal of Surgery 88,1272, 2001.

75. Caspase and cytochrome c induction in thyrocyte apoptosis. F. F. Palazzo, L. J. Hammond, R. Mirakian, A. W. Goode. Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland Annual Meeting, Birmingham, April 2001. British Journal of Surgery, 88, suppl. 1 May 2001

76. Human plasma, the Bcl-2 family and apoptotic death of the autoimmune thyrocyte. F.F. Palazzo, L.J. Hammond, A.W. Goode, R. Mirakian. 12th International Thyroid Congress, Kyoto, Japan, October 2000. Thyroid Supplement 1 Oct 2000

77. Caspase and cytochrome C induction by plasma, lymphocytes and the Bcl-2 family in the apoptotic death of the autoimmune thyrocyte. F.F. Palazzo, L.J. Hammond, A.W. Goode, R. Mirakian. World Congress on Cellular and Molecular Biology, Jena, Germany, October 2000. Cellular and Molecular Biology Oct 2000, Vol. 6, 175

78. Caspase 9 activation in Thyroid autoimmunity. F.F. Palazzo, L.J. Hammond, A.W. Goode, R. Mirakian. Annual Congress of the British Society for Immunology, Harrogate, December 2000. Immunology, Vol 101 Supplement 1, 78, Dec 2000

79. Induction of the caspase cascade and the Bcl-2 family in the apoptotic death of autoimmune thyrocytes. F.F. Palazzo, L.J. Hammond, A.W. Goode, M. Mirakian. 20th Joint Meeting of the British Endocrine Societies, Belfast, March 2001. Endocrine Abstracts Vol 1, 223, March 2001

80. Heat stable plasma constituent responsible for Caspase activation in Hashimoto’s. F.F. Palazzo, L.J. Hammond, B.J. Murphy, A.W. Goode, R. Mirakian. British Association of Endocrine Surgeons (BAES)/American Association Endocrine Surgeons(AAES)/Scandinavian Association of Endocrine Surgeons(SAES) Millenium Meeting, London – Lille May 2000. British Journal of Surgery 2000, 87, 1258

81. Role of antiapoptotic genes in genetic control of programmed cell death in Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. L.J. Hammond, F.F. Palazzo, B.J. Murphy, A.W. Goode, R. Mirakian. British Association of Endocrine Surgeons (BAES)/American Association Endocrine Surgeons(AAES)/Scandinavian Association of Endocrine Surgeons(SAES) Millenium Meeting, London – Lille May 2000. British Journal of Surgery 2000, 87, 1257-8

82. Stepwise regression analysis to identify the factors that determine the length of stay following colorectal surgery. F.F. Palazzo, K.M. Reddy, P. Conaghan, M. Blunt, W. Stebbings, R.J. Leicester, P.T. Cullen. Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain & Ireland 2000 Annual Meeting. Brighton, July 2000. Colorectal Disease, Vol. 2 Suppl. 1 August 2000

83. Caspase activation defines the pathway of thyrocyte death in Hashimoto’s disease. F.F. Palazzo, B.J. Murphy, L.J. Hammond, K. Nye, R.G. Wickremasinghe, R. Mirakian. Joint 7th Annual Conference British Society for Immunology & British Society for Allergy & Clinical Immunology, Harrogate, November 1999. Immunology, p98, Vol 98, Supplement 1, December 1999

84. BCL-X expression in Hashimoto’s thyroiditis: possible role of anti apoptotic genes in thyrocyte apoptosis and impaired effector ability. L.J. Hammond, P.G. Cerrano, F.F. Palazzo, A.W. Goode, G.F. Bottazzo, R. Mirakian. Joint 7th Annual Conference British Society for Immunology & British Society for Allergy & Clinical Immunology, Harrogate, November 1999. Immunology, p97, Vol 98, Supplement 1, December 1999

85. Misuse of the London Ambulance Service: How much and why? F.F. Palazzo, O.J. Warner, M. Harron, A. Sadana. 999 EMS Research Forum,Harrogate, July 1999. Journal of Pre Hospital and Immediate Care, 179, Sept 1999

86. Glyceryl trinitrate treatment of chronic anal fissures. One year’s experience with 0.5% GTN paste. F.F. Palazzo, S. Kapur, M. Steward, P.T. Cullen. XXIVth Sir Peter Freyer Memorial Lecture and Surgical Symposium, Galway, Eire, September 1999. Irish Journal of Medical Science Vol.168, Supplement 6, 1999

87. Use of GTN ointment in the treatment of chronic fissure in ano; is it worth the headache? S. Kapur, F.F. Palazzo, S. Quereshi, P.T. Cullen. Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland. Annual Meeting, Southport. June 1999. Colorectal Disease 1, (suppl. 1), 54, 1999.

88. Endometriosis of the Colon: A Cause of Lower Gastrointestinal Symptoms in Menstruating Women. F.F. Palazzo, D.I. Heath, N.A. Theodorou. Royal Society of Medicine, Clinical Section, London. March 1997

Publications:

1. Preoperative Vitamin D Deficiency Predicts Postoperative Hypocalcemia After Total Thyroidectomy. Kirkby-Bott J, Markogiannakis H, Skandarajah A, Cowan M, Fleming B, Palazzo FF. World J Surg. In press 2011

2. Serum phosphate predicts temporary hypocalcaemia following thyroidectomy.Sam AH, Dhillo WS, Donaldson M, Moolla A, Meeran K, Tolley NS, Palazzo FF.Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). in press 2011.

3. Comparison of [(111) In]pentetreotide-SPECT and [(18) F]FDOPA-PET localization of extra-adrenal paragangliomas: The case for a patient-tailored use of nuclear imaging modalities. Charrier N, Deveze A, Fakhry N, Sebag F, Morange I, Gaborit B, Barlier A, Carmona E, De Micco C, Garcia S, Mancini J, Palazzo F, Lavieille J, Zanaret M, Henry J, Mundler O, Taïeb D Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 11 Oct 2010

4. A rare entity of an unusual site: Adenomatoid tumour of the adrenal gland. A case report and review of literature," Hesham El-Daly, Pallavi Rao, Fausto Palazzo and Mihir Gudi. Pathology Research International 2010, June 15 2010:702472

5. Familial adenomatous polyposis and hypertension. Hopkins TG, Salem V, El-Gayar H, Palazzo FF, Meeran K, Tan T. Lancet. 2010 May 15;375(9727):1752.

6. Tumor protein p53-induced nuclear protein (TP53INP1) expression in medullary Thyroid carcinoma carcinoma: a molecular guide to the optimal extent of surgery? Taïeb D, Giusiano S, Sebag F, Marcy M, de Micco C, Palazzo FF, Dusetti NJ, Iovanna JL, Henry JF, Garcia S, Taranger-Charpin C. World J Surg. 2010 Apr;34(4):830-5

7. Primary hyperparathyroidism. F Palazzo. BMJ Best Practice. 2010.http://bestpractice.bmj.com/best-practice/monograph/133.html

8. Limited Value of 18F-FDOPA PET to localise pancreatic insulin secreting tumours in adults with hyperinsulinaemic hypoglycaemia. L. Tessonnier, F. Sebag, C. Ghander, C. De Micco, R. Reynaud, F.F. Palazzo, B. Conte-Devolx, JF. Henry, O. Mundler, D. Taïebical. J. Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 2010 Jan;95(1):303-7.

9. Goitre and thyroid cancer. F. Palazzo. Medicine, 2009 Volume 37, Issue 8, Pages 436-439

10. Adrenal incidentaloma in familial adenomatous polyposis: A long-term follow-up study and schema for management. O. C. C. Will, A. Hansmann, K. F. Neale, R. K. S. Phillips, F.F. Palazzo, K. Meeran, M. Marshall, S. K. Clark. Diseases of Colon & Rectum. 2009 Sep;52(9):1637-44.

11. 18F-FDG Avidity of Pheochromocytomas and Paragangliomas: A New Molecular Imaging Signature? Taïeb D, Sebag F, Barlier A, Tessonnier L, Palazzo FF, Morange I, Niccoli-Sire P, Fakhry N, De Micco C, Cammilleri S, Enjalbert A, Henry JF, Mundler O. J Nucl Med. 2009 May;50(5):711-717.

12. Does (18)F-FDG PET/CT add diagnostic accuracy in incidentally identified non-secreting adrenal tumours? Tessonnier L, Sebag F, Palazzo FF, Colavolpe C, De Micco C, Mancini J. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2008 Nov;35(11):2018-25.

13. The role of (18)F-FDOPA and (18)F-FDG-PET in the management of malignant and multifocal pheochromocytomas.Taïeb D, Tessonnier L, Sebag F, Niccoli-Sire P, Morange I I, Colavolpe C, De Micco C, Barlier A A, Palazzo FF, Henry JF, Mundler O. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2008 Oct;69(4):580-6.

14. Thyroid incidentaloma: An evidence-based assessment of management strategy. Gough J, Scott-Coombes D, Palazzo FF. World Journal of Surgery 2008 32:1264-1268

15. Safety of Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy in Patients with Large Pheochromocytomas: A Single Institution Review. G. ippolito, F.F. Palazzo, M. Cherenko, F. Sebag, JF Henry World Journal of Surgery 2008 May;32(5):840-4.

16. Long Term Follow up After Parathyroidectomy for Radiation Induced Hyperparathyroidism G. Ippolito, F.F. Palazzo, F. Sebag, JF Henry. Surgery. 2007 Dec;142(6):819-22.

17. The First Parathyroid Surgeon: Sir John Bland Sutton & the Parathyroids. L.W. Delbridge, F.F. Palazzo. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery 2007 Dec 12(77);1058-61

18. Postoperative Parathyroid Hormone Assay Predicts Hypocalcaemia Following Total Thyroidectomy. M.S Sywak, F.F. Palazzo, M. Yeh, M. Wilkinson, K. Snook, S.B. Sidhu, L. Delbridge. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery 2007 Aug;77(8):667-70

19. Australian Endocrine Surgeons Guidelines AES06/01: Post-operative PTH measurement and early discharge after total thyroidectomy –analysis of Australian data and management recommendations. S. Grodski, P. Campbell, M.J. Cook, L. Delbridge, S. Farrell, I. Gough, B Jalaludin, C. Magarey, F.F. Palazzo, J. Serpell, S. Sidhu, P. Soon, M. Sywak, M. Yeh. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Surgery 2007 Apr;77(4):199-202

20. Germline NF1 Mutational Spectra and Loss-of-Heterozygosity Analyses in Patients with Pheochromocytoma and Neurofibromatosis Type 1. Bausch B, Borozdin W, Mautner VF, Hoffmann MM, Boehm D, Robledo M, Cascon A, Harenberg T, Schiavi F, Pawlu C, Peczkowska M, Letizia C, Calvieri S, Arnaldi G, Klingenberg-Noftz RD, Reisch N, Fassina A, Brunaud L, Walter MA, Mannelli M, Macgregor G, Palazzo FF, Barontini M, Walz MK, Kremens B, Brabant G, Pfaffle R, Koschker AC, Lohoefner F, Mohaupt M, Gimm O, Jarzab B, McWhinney SR, Opocher G, Januzewicz A, Kohlhase J, Eng C, Neumann HP. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism 2007, 92(7):2784-2792

21. Parathyroid cancer and atypical parathyroid adenoma: intra-operative diagnosis and treatment. G. Ippolito, F.F. Palazzo, F. Sebag, C. DeMicco, J.F. Henry. British Journal of Surgery 2007. 94:566-570

22. Minimally invasive parathyroidectomy without intraoperative parathyroid hormone monitoring in patients with primary hyperparathyroidism. R. Mihai, F.F. Palazzo. F.V. Gleeson, G.P. Sadler. British Journal of Surgery. 2007 Jan;94(1):42-7.

23. Thyroid surgery: Postoperative haematoma prevention and treatment. J. Harding, F. Sebag, M. Sierra, F.F. Palazzo, J.F. Henry.Langenbecks Archives of Surgery 2006 Jun;391(3):169-73

24. Isolated adrenal metastasis: the role of laparoscopic surgery. F. Sebag, F. Calzolari, F.F. Palazzo, M. Sierra, P. Souteyrand, J.F. Henry.World Journal of Surgery, 2006 May;3095);888-92

25. Long Term Results of Patients Following Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy for Large Adrenal Tumours. F.F. Palazzo, F. Sebag, M. Sierra, G. Ippolito, P. Souteyrand, J.F. Henry. World Journal of Surgery, 2006 May;30(5):893-8

26. Endoscopic Lateral Approach Thyroid Lobectomy: A Safe Evolution from Endoscopic Parathyroidectomy. F. Sebag, F.F. Palazzo, M. Sierra, G. Ippolito, B. Lafont, J.F. Henry. World Journal of Surgery 2006 may;30(5);802-5

27. A single unit 4 decade review of lymphadenectomy for papillary thyroid cancer: The role of selective neck dissectio. F. F. Palazzo, J. Gosnell, R. Savio, T. S. Reeve, S. B. Sidhu, M.S. Sywak, B. Robinson, L.W. Delbridge. European Journal of Surgical Oncology 32(2006) 340-344

28. A single institution 25 year review of parathyroid cysts G. Ippolito, F.F. Palazzo, F. Sebag, M. Sierra, C. De Micco, J.F. Henry. Langenbeck’s Archive of Surgery 2006 Feb;391(1):13-8.

29. Endocrine Surgical Technique: Endoscopic Thyroidectomy via the Lateral Approach F.F. Palazzo, F. Sebag, J.F. Henry. Surgical Endoscopy 2006 Feb;20(2):339-42.

30. The role of a more complete surgical approach in the initial multimodality management of papillary thyroid cancer in children. R. Savio, J. Gosnell, F.F. Palazzo, M.S. Sywak, G. Agarwal, C. Cowell, A. Shun, B. Robinson, L.W. Delbridge. J Pediatric Surgery 2005 2005 Nov;40(11):1696-700

31. Parathyroid Autotransplantation during Total Thyroidectomy – Does the Number of Glands Transplanted Affect Outcome? F. F. Palazzo, M. S. Sywak, S. B. Sidhu, B. H. Barraclough, L. W. Delbridge. World Journal of Surgery 2005 May;29(5):629-31.

32. Training in Endocrine Surgery – Médicin Sans Maison. F.F. Palazzo. Bulletin of the Royal College Surgeons of England 2005, Vol 87, No 7 p237

33. Safety and feasibility of thyroid lobectomy via a lateral 2.5cm Incision with a Cohort Comparison of the first 50 cases: Evolution of a surgical approach. F. F. Palazzo, S.B. Sidhu, M.S. Sywak, L. W. Delbridge. Langenbeck’s Archives of Surgery 2005 Jun;390(3):230-5

34. One year follow up of a randomized trial comparing Ligasure with open Haemorrhoidectomy. D. Lawes, F.F. Palazzo, D.L. Francis, M.A. Clifton. Colorectal Disease 2004 Jul;6(4):233-235

35. Minimally invasive / Minimal access parathyroidectomy for primary hyperparathyroidism F.F. Palazzo, L.W. Delbridge Surgical Clinics of North America 2004, 84,3:717-734

36. Minimally invasive parathyroidectomy: Heralds a new era in the treatment of primary hyperparathyroidism (editorial). F.F. Palazzo, G.P. Sadler. British Medical Journal 2004, 328, 7444:849

37. The use of Ligasure haemorroidectomy in patients taking oral anticoagulation therapy. D. Lawes, F.F. Palazzo, M.A. Clifton. Colorectal Disease 2004 Mar;6(2):111-2.

38. Surgical treatment of para-oesophageal hiatal hernia. F.F. Palazzo, M. Hashemi, J. Cochrane. Annals of The Royal College of Surgeons of England 2003;85:141

39. Postoperative stay following colorectal surgery: a study of factors associated with prolonged hospital stay. K.M. Reddy, C.E.R. Meyer, F.F. Palazzo, P. Conaghan, M.C. Blunt, W.S.L. Stebbings, R.J. Leicester, P.T. Cullen. Annals of The Royal College of Surgeons of England 2003;85:111-114

40. Radiotherapy in soft tissue sarcoma. J.S. Vaidya, F.F. Palazzo. The Lancet 2002, 360, 1989

41. Methods for detecting apoptosis in Thyroid diseases. R. Mirakian, L.J. Hammond, F.F. Palazzo, A.W. Goode, K. Nye. Journal of Immunological Methods 2002 Jul 1;265(1-2):161-75

42. Randomised clinical trial of Ligasure versus open haemorrhoidectomy (invited commented summary). F.F. Palazzo, D.L. Francis, M.A. Clifton. Techniques in Coloproctology 2002, 6:64

43. Randomised clinical trial of Ligasure versus open haemorrhoidectomy. F.F. Palazzo, D.L. Francis, M.A. Clifton. British Journal of Surgery 2002, 89, 154-157

44. Survival after cardiac arrest with a pH 6.6. O.J. Warner, F.F. Palazzo, M.E. Ward, C. Waldman. Resuscitation, 2001, 49, 213-215

45. Thyrocytes targets and effectors of autoimmunity: A role for death receptors? L.J. Hammond, F.F. Palazzo, M. Shattock, A.W. Goode, R. Mirakian. Thyroid 2001, 11 919-927,

46. Defining Thyroid Cell Death. R.M. Mirakian, F.F. Palazzo. Thyroid, 2001, 11(6): 606

47. Death of the autoimmune thyrocyte: Is it pushed or does it jump? F.F. Palazzo, L.J. Hammond, A.W. Goode, R. Mirakian. Thyroid, 2000, 10(7): 561-572

48. Laryngeal mask airway and fibreoptic tracheal inspection in thyroid surgery: A method for timely identification of tracheomalacia requiring tracheostomy. F.F. Palazzo, J.G. Allen, R.A. Greatorex. Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, 2000; 82: 141-142

49. Glyceryl trinitrate treatment of chronic anal fissure – One year’s experience with 0.5% GTN paste. F.F. Palazzo, S. Kapur, M. Stewart, P.T. Cullen. Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh 45,3, 2000, 168-170

50. An unusual cause of thigh pain in colonic cancer. Inflammatory oncotaxis? F.F. Palazzo, N.E. New, P.T. Cullen. Acta Chirurgica Belgica, 2000, 100, 28-30

51. Surgeons swear when operating: fact or myth? F.F. Palazzo, O.J. Warner. British Medical Journal, 1999; 319: 1611

52. Respiratory complications after thyroidectomy and the need for tracheostomy in patients with a large goitre. F.F. Palazzo, J.G. Allen, R.A. Greatorex. British Journal of Surgery, 1999, 86, 967-968

53. Ductal carcinoma of the breast metastatic to the endometrium. F.F. Palazzo, A. Patel, M.W.E. Morgan. The Breast, 1999, 8, 147-148

54. Renal cell carcinoma metastasising to the thyroid gland. F.F. Palazzo, H. Bradpiece, M.W.E. Morgan. Scandinavian Journal of Urology & Nephrology, 1999 Jun; 33 (3) 202-4

55. Misuse of the London Ambulance Service: How much and why? F.F. Palazzo, O.J. Warner, M. Harron, A. Sadana. Journal of Accident & Emergency Medicine 15: 368-370, Nov 1998

56. A technique to reduce CSF leakage after acoustic neuroma surgery. N. Dorward, F.F. Palazzo, R. D. Illingworth, A.D. Cheeseman. British Journal of Neurosurgery 11(5): 418-20, Oct 1997

National and International Presentations (with abstracts):