Thomas J. Fahey, M.D.

Endocrine Surgery


See Dr. Fahey's research publications
at the National Library of Medicine.



Fahey TJ III, Reeve TS, Delbridge L. Adrenalectomy: Expanded indications for the posteror approach. Aust NZ J Surg 64:494-497, 1994


Fahey TJ III, Hibbert E, Brady P, Stiel J, Delbridge L. Giant double parathyroid adenoma presenting as a hypercalcemic crisis. Aust NZ J Surg 65:292-294, 1995.


Fahey TJ III, Reeve TS, Delbridge L. Increasing incidence and changing presentation of thyroid cancer over a thirty year period. BJS 82:518-520, 1995.


Fahey TJ III, Turbeville T, McIntyre K. Differential TNF secretion by wound fibroblasts compared to normal fibroblasts in response to LPS. J Surg Res 58:759-764, 1995.


Lean CL, Delbridge L, Russell P, May GL, Mackinnon WB, Roman S, Fahey TJ III, Dowd S, Mountford CE. Diagnosis of benign follicular thyroid lesions by proton magnetic resonance on fine needle biopsy. J Clin Endo & Metab 80:1306-11, 1995.


Fahey TJ III, Yoshioka T, Shires GT, Fantini GA. The role of TNF and nitric oxide in the acute cardiovascular response to endotoxin. Ann Surg 223:63-69, 1996.


Kessler W, Shires GT III, Fahey TJ III. Surgical complications of NSAID-induced small bowel ulceration. JACS 185:250-54, 1997


Siegelman M, Mohabeer A, Fahey TJ III, Tomlinson G, Mayambala C, Jafari S, Noll WW, Thibodeau SN, Dawson DB. Rapid, nonradioactive screening for mutations in exons 10, 11, and 16 of the RET protooncogene associated with inherited medullary thyroid carcinoma. Clin Chemistry. 43:453-7, 1997.


Yashima K, Vuitch F, Gazdar AF, Fahey TJ III. Telomerase activity in benign and malignant thyroid diseases. Surgery 122:1141-6, 1997.


Rivadeneira DE, Evoy D, Fahey TJ III, Lieberman MD, Daly JM. Nutrional support in the cancer patient. CA, 48:69-80, 1998.


Pearson AS, Gollahon LS, O'Neal NC, Saboorian H, Shay JW, Fahey TJ III. Detection of telomerase activity in breast masses by fine needle aspiration. Ann Surg Onc, 5:186-193, 1998.


Evoy D, Lieberman MD, Fahey TJ III, Daly JM. Immunonutrition: The Role of Arginine Nutrition 14:611-617, 1998.


Rivadeneira D, Fahey TJ III. Invited commentary: Expression of inducible nitric oxide synthase in circulating neutrophils. World J Surg 22:776-7, 1998.


Teng L, Tucker O, Malchoff C, Vaughan ED, Jacobson J, Fahey TJ III. Telomerase activity in the differentiation of benign and malignant adrenal tumors. Surgery, 124:1123-7, 1998.


Tucker O, Dannenberg AJ, Yang EK, Zhang F, Teng L, Daly JM, Soslow RA, Masferrer JL, Woerner BM, Koki AT and Fahey TJ III. Cyclooxygenase-2 expression is up-regulated in human pancreatic cancer. Cancer Res 59:987-990, 1999.


Talmor M, Fahey TJ III, Wise J, Hoffman L and Barie P. Large-volume liposuction complicated by retroperitoneal hemorrhage: Management principles and implications for the quality improvement process, Plast Reconstr Surg. 105:2244-8, 2000.


McLean AL, Broussard E, McCarter MD, Calvo T, LoPresti P, Marzulli V, Fahey TJ III. Laparoscopic marsupialization of nonparasitic splenic cysts. Contemp Surg 56:541-5, 2000.


Specht MC, Romero M, Barden CB, Esposito C, Fahey TJ III. Characteristics of Patients Having Thyroid Surgery Under Regional Anesthesia. JACS, 193(4):367-372, 2001


Pareek G, Specht MC, Lin DD, Petratos DB, Fahey TJ III, Soslow RA, Felsen D, Poppas DP. Hand-assisted demucosalized gastrocystoplasty comparing different tissue closure methods. Urology 58:625-30, 2001.


Specht MC, Barden CB, Fahey TJ III. p44/p42-MAP Kinase Expression in Papillary Thyroid Carcinomas Surgery, 130:936-40, 2001.


Specht MC, Tucker O, Hocever M, Gonzalez D, Teng L, Fahey TJ III. Cyclooxygenase-2 Expression in Thyroid Nodules. J Clin Endo Metab, 87(1):358-363, 2002.


McLean A, Talmor M, Harper A, Fahey TJ III, Gayle LB, Hoffman LA. Expression of cyclooxygenase-2 in the periprosthetic capsule surrounding a silicone shell implant in the rat. Ann Plast Surg 48:292-7, 2002.


Specht M, Pareek G, Lin D, Bluestien C, Fahey TJ III, Felsen D, Poppas D. Hand-Assisted Laparoscopic Autoaugmentation Gastrocystoplasty. Surgical Endoscopy, 16(11):1538-41, 2002.


Nadler, EP, Novikov A, Landzberg BR, Pochapin MB, Centeno B, Fahey TJ III and Spigland N. The Use of Endoscopic Ultrasound in the Diagnosis of Solid Pseudopapillary Tumors of the Pancreas in Children, J Pediatr Surg 37:1370-73, 2002.


Barden CB, Specht MC, McCarter MC, Daly JM, Fahey TJ III. Effects of limited work hours on surgical training. JACS 195:531-8, 2002.


Teng L, Fahey TJ III. Can inhibition of telomerase increase pancreatic cancer cell's susceptibility to chemotherapeutic reagents? Hepatobiliary Pancreat Dis Int. 1(1): 155-60, 2002


Teng L, Specht MC, Barden CB, Fahey TJ III. Antisense hTERT inhibits thyroid cancer cell growth. J Clin Endo Metab, 88:1362-1366, 2003.


Barden CB, Shister KW, Zhu B, Guiter G, Greenblatt DY, Zeiger MA, Fahey TJ III. Classification of Follicular Thyroid Tumors by Molecular Signature: Results of Gene

Profiling. Clinical Cancer Research, 9:1792-1800, 2003.


Finley D, Fahey TJ III. Molecular diagnosis of thyroid carcinoma: Review of biological markers and advances in microarray technology. Recent Res Devel Cancer 5:117-130, 2003.


Pryor KO, Fahey TJ III, Lien CA, Goldstein PA. Surgical site infection and the routine use of perioperative hyperoxia in a general surgical population: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA. 291(1): 79-87 2004.


DeRubertis BG, McGinty J, Rivera M, Miskovitz PF, Fahey TJ III. Laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy for inflammatory pseudotumor of the pancreas. Surgical Endoscopy, 18:1001, 2004.


Finley D, Arora, N, Zhu B, Gallagher L, Fahey TJ III. Molecular Profiling Distinguishes Papillary Carcinoma from Benign Thyroid Nodules. J Clin Endo Metab, 89:3214-23, 2004.


Finley D, Zhu B, Barden CB, Fahey TJ III. Discrimination of Benign and Malignant Thyroid Nodules by Molecular Profiling. Annals of Surgery, 240: 425-36, 2004.


Finley D, Zhu B, Fahey TJ III. Molecular Analysis of Hurthle Cell Neoplasms by Gene Profiling. Surgery, 136:1160-8, 2004.


Finley D, Lubitz C, Wei C, Zhu B, Fahey TJ III. Advancing the Molecular Diagnosis of Thyroid Nodules: Defining Benign Lesions by Molecular Profiling. Thyroid, 15(6):562-8, 2005.


Lubitz C, Fahey TJ III The Differentiation of Benign and Malignant Thyroid Nodules. Adv Surg 39:355-77, 2005.


Lubitz C, Gallagher L, Finley D, Zhu B, Fahey TJ III. Molecular Analysis of Minimally Invasive Follicular Carcinomas by Gene Profiling. Surgery, 138:1042-8, 2005.


Lubitz C, Fahey TJ III. Gene Profiling of Endocrine Tumors: Clinical Applicability. Nature Clinical Practice Endocrinology and Metabolism, in press.


Kato M, Finley D, Lubitz C, Chadburn A, Fahey TJ III. Splenic Cord Capillary Hemangioma and Anemia: Resolution after Splenectomy. American J Hematology, in press.


Cross K, Sample J, Fahey TJ III. Hypopharyngeal Rupture Secondary to Blunt Trauma: Presentation, Evaluation, and Management. J Trauma, in press.


Book Chapters:


Jones WG, Fahey TJ III, Shires GT. Shock, resuscitation, and fluid management. In Barie PS, Shires GT (eds.) Surgical Intensive Care. Little, Brown and Co., Boston. 1993.


Fahey TJ III, McClelland RM. Selected Reading in General Surgery: Head and Neck Tumors Volume 20, No. 10, 1993.


Fahey TJ III and Tracey KJ. Cytokines, tumor necrosis factor and other mediators of sepsis. In Carlson RW, Geheb MA (eds.) Principles and Practice of Medical Intensive Care. W. B. Saunders Co., 1993.


Fahey TJ III, Tracey KJ, Cerami A. Cachectin/tumor necrosis factor and the ARDS. In Fishman A (ed.) Pulmonary Diseases and Disorders: New Directions. McGraw-Hill Inc. 1995.


Fahey TJ III Management of Thyroid Neoplasms. Current Topics in General Surgery. Syllabus for Post Graduate Course, 1995, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.


Fahey TJ III Asymptomatic Hyperparathyroidism. Current Topics in General Surgery. Syllabus for Post Graduate Course, 1996, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School.


Fahey TJ III and Daly JM. CEA-Directed second look surgery. In Cameron J (ed) Current Surgical Therapy, 6th Edition. Mosby, 1998


Gentilini O, Fahey TJ III, Daly JM Nutrition and the cancer patient. In Winchester D, Jones RS, Murphy GP (eds) Cancer Surgery for the General Surgery, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2001.


Barie PB, Fahey TJ III, Daly JM. Preparation of the Patient. In Baker RJ and Fischer, JE (ed) Mastery of Surgery, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2001.


Barden CB, Fahey TJ III, Kvols L. Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Gastrointestinal Tract. In Kelsen D (ed) Gastrointestinal Oncology: Principles and Practice, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2002.

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