Basic research

  1. Nucera C, Nehs MA, Mekel M, Zhang X, Hodin RA, Lawler J, Vania NV, Parangi S
    A novel orthotopic mouse model of human anaplastic thyroid carcinoma. Thyroid 2009 Oct; 19(10):1077-84.
  2. Nucera C, Porrello A, Antonello ZA, Mekel M, Nehs MA, Giordano TJ, Gerald D, Benjamin LE, Priolo C, Puxeddu E, Finn S, Jarzab B, Hodin RA, Pontecorvi A, Nose V, Lawler J, Parangi S.
    B-Raf(V600E) and thrombospondin-1 promote thyroid cancer progression. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Jun 8;107(23):10649-54.
  3. Nucera C, Nehs M, Nagarkatti S, Sadow P, Mekel M, Fischer A, Lin P, Bollag G, Lawler J, Hodin RA, Parangi S
    Targeting BRAFV600E with PLX4720 displays potent anti migratory and invasive activity in preclinical thyroid cancer models. Oncologist. 2011;16(3):296-309

Clinical Descriptive Research

  1. Israel O, Mekel M, Bar-Shalom R, Epelbaum R, Hermony N, Haim N, Dan EJ, Frenkel A, Ben Arush M, Gaitini D.
    Bone lymphoma: Ga-67 scintigraphy and CT for prediction of outcome after treatment. J Nucl Med 2002 Oct; 43(10):1295-303.
  2. Mekel M, Mahajna A, Ish-Shalom,S  Barak M,  Segal E, Abu Salih A, Bishara B, Sen-Or T, Krausz MM
    Minimally Invasive Surgery for the Treatment of Hyperparathyroidism. IMAJ 2005 May; 7(5): 323-327.
  3. Mahajna A, Barak M, Mekel M, Ish-Shalom S, Krausz MM.
    Parathyroid hormone response to tracheal intubation in hyperparathyroid patients and normal subjects. Endocr J 2005 Dec; 52(6):715-9.
  4. Mekel M, Bumenfeld A, Feigenberg Z, Ben-Dov D, Kafka M, Barzel O, Michaelson M and Krausz MM
    Terrorist Suicide Bombings: Lessons Learned in Metropolitan Haifa from September 2000 to January 2006. Am J Disaster Med 2009 Jul-Aug;4(4):233-48.
  5. Mekel M, Stephen AE, Gaz RD, Perry ZH, Hodin RA, Parangi S
    Thyroid surgery in octogenarians is associated with higher complication rates. Surgery 2009 Nov; 146(5):913-21.
  6. Mekel M, Stephen AE, Gaz RD, Randolph GW, Richer S, Perry ZH, Lubitz CC, Nehs MA, Parangi S, Hodin RA
    Surgical drains can be safely avoided in lateral neck dissections for papillary thyroid cancer. Am J Surg. 2010 Apr;199(4):485-90.
  7. Lubitz CC, Faquin WC, Yang J, Mekel M, Gaz RD, Parangi S,  Randolph GW,  Hodin RA and Stephen AE
    Clinical and Cytological Features Predictive of Malignancy in Thyroid Follicular Neoplasms. Thyroid. 2010 Jan;20(1):25-31.
  8. Mekel M, Linder R, Bishara B, Kluger Y, Bar-On O, Fischer D
    4-Dimentional Computed Tomography for Localization of Parathyroid Adenoma.
    In Press Hrefuah July 2012

Review Papers

  1. Mekel M, Nucera C, Hodin RA and Parangi S
    Surgical implications of B-RafV600E mutation in fine needle aspiration of thyroid nodules. Am J Surg. 2010 Jul; 200(1):136-43
  2. Nagarkatti SS, Mekel M, Sofferman RA, Parangi S
    Overcoming Obstacles to Setting Up Office Based Ultrasound for Evaluation of Thyroid and Parathyroid Diseases. Review. Laryngoscope. 2011 Mar;121(3):548-54

Book Chapters

  1. Mekel M., Parangi S. Head and Neck Surgery; Endocrine Surgery. In: Berger DL. Oxford American Handbook of Clinical Surgery, Oxford University Press, 2009. P.219-248.
  2. Mekel M, Hodin RA. Goiter. In: Morita SY, Dackiw AP, Zeiger MA; McGraw-Hill Manual: Endocrine Surgery. McGraw-Hill Press, 2010.
  3. Mekel M, GW Randolph. Intraoperative Nerve Stimulation in Minimally Invasive Thyroidectomy. In:  Linos D,  Chung WY (Eds); Minimally Invasive Thyroidectomy. Springer, 2012.

Other Publications

  1. Gilshtein H, Mekel M, Kluger Y
    IPMN and Parathyroid Adenoma: An Interesting Association. Letter. Journal of the Pancreas. 2012 Sep 10;13(5):1103


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