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Prof. (Dr). Gaurav Agarwal MS, FACS

Prof. (Dr). Gaurav Agarwal MS, FACS

Endocrine & Breast Surgeon, SGPGIMS Lucknow, India.
Phone : +91-522-2494160, 2494161
Fax : +91-522-2668017
Email:
gaurav@sgpgi.ac.in ; gauravbsi@gmail.com

› Current Professional Positions Held

Professor, Endocrine & Breast Surgery, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences. Appointed : 1997
Convener, SGPGI Breast Health Program. Appointed : 2001
COU & Council member breast surgery international 2015 onwards
Executive committee member, Association of Breast Surgeons of India, 2010 onwards

› Past Positions

  • Councilor, Breast Surgery International (2005-2011)
  • Web-master Breast Surgery International (2005-2011)
  • Councilor, International Society of Surgery ISS/SIC (2005-2009)
  • Member, executive committee, Indian Association of Endocrine Surgeons
  • 2005-2011, Secretary, Breast Surgery International
  • 2006-2010, Additional Professor, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Endocrine & Breast Surgery
  • 2002-2006, Associate Professor, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Endocrine & Breast Surgery
  • 2000-2001, TS Reeve International Clinical Fellow, University of Sydney, Northern Clinical School, Surgery, Endocrine Surgery
  • 1997-2002, Assistant Professor, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Endocrine Surgery
  • 1994-1997, Senior Resident, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Endocrine Surgery
  • 1993-1993, Senior Resident, IMS, BHU, Varanasi, Surgery
  • 1993-1994, Lecturer, Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences, Sevagram, Wardha, General Surgery
  • 1990-1992, Resident, Banaras Hindu University, Institute of Medical Sciences, Surgery
  • 1989-1990, Intern, Banaras Hindu University, Institute of Medical Sciences, Sir Sunder Lal Hospital

› Mailing Address

Department of Endocrine & Breast Surgery
Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences
Raebareli Road
Lucknow, 226014
India

› Qualifications

  • Certificate of Advanced Surgical Training (Endocrine Surgery), Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, 2001.
  • TS Reeve International Clinical Fellowship in Endocrine Surgery, RNSH University of Sydney, Australia, 2000-2001
  • Post-doctoral Certificate (Endocrine Surgery), Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow 1997.
  • Diplomat National Board (DNB) in Surgery, Ministry of Health, Govt. of India, 1993.
  • Master of Surgery (MS), Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU, Varanasi, General Surgery, 1992.
  • MBBS, Institute of Medical Sciences, BHU, Varanasi, Medicine, 1988.

Keywords

› Endocrine Surgery

Thyroid Surgery & Thyroid Cancer

Thyroid surgery, thyroid tumors, hyperthyroidism, Graves disease, Goiter surgery, thyroid cancers, thyroid cancer surgery, medullary thyroid cancer, papillary thyroid cancer, follicular cancer, poorly differentiated thyroid cancers, total thyroidectomy, hemi-thyroidectomy, completion thyroidectomy, lymph node dissection, intra-operative neuro-monitoring

Parathyroid Surgery & Hyperparathyroidism

Parathyroid disease, parathyroid surgery, parathyroidectomy, minimally invasive parathyroidectomy, radio-guided parathyroidectomy, Intra-operative PTH monitoring

Adrenal Surgery & Adrenal Tumros

Adrenal surgery, Adrenal tumors, Pheochromocytoma surgery, paraganglioma surgery, minimally invasive adrenal surgery, Laparoscopic adrenalectomy

Endocrine Pancreatic tumors

Insulinoma, gastrinoma, endocrine pancreatic surgery

Multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome, gut endocrine tumors, carcinoids, oncogenic osteomalacia

› Breast Surgery & Oncology

Breast Cancer, Breast Conservation, Onco-plastic breast surgery, Modified radical mastectomy, Breast Surgery, Sentinel Lymph Nodes Studies, comprehensive breast cancer care, breast tumor board

› Thymus & Minimal Access Surgery

Thymus Surgery

Thymectomy, myasthenia gravis, thymoma, rare neuroendocrine tumor

Minimal Access Surgery

Minimally invasive endocrine surgery, video assisted neck surgery, minimally invasive parathyroidectomy, minimally invasive thyroidectomy, laparoscopic adrenalectomy, hand assisted laparoscopic adrenalectomy, VATS Thymectomy, Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery thymectomy.

Expertise and Interests

› Clinical and Surgical Interests

Evidence based contemporary surgical practice of thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, endocrine pancreas, breast, and thymus surgery, with emphasis on minimal access surgery procedures where appropriate.

› Procedures offered are

  • Breast surgery: breast consercation procedures for early breast cancer, sentinel lymph nodes studies, modified radical mastectomy, breast
    re-construction, aesthetic breast surgery, laparoscopic bilateral oopherectomy for advanced estrogen dependant breast cancers.
  • Surgical procedure for Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia (MEN) syndrome 1 & 2 .
  • Thyroid surgery: Hemi-thyroidectomy; total thyroidectomy for cancers, Benign goiters; Neck dissections for thyroid cancers; minimal access
    thyroidectomy.
  • Parathyroid surgery: minimally invasive parathyroidectomy, open surgical parathyroidectomy, bilateral neck exploration for parathyroidectomy, sub-total parathyroidectomy, total parathyroidectomy with auto-transplantation.
  • Adrenal Surgery: Laparoscopic adrenalectomy, laparoscopy assisted adrenalectomy, open adrenalectomy.
  • Endocrine pancreas: Intra-op ultrasonography assisted enucleation of tumour, distal pancreatectomy, pancreatico-duodenectomy.
  • Thymus: Video-assisted thoracoscopic thymectomy for myasthenia gravis and non-invasive thymomas, trans-sternal thymectomy.

› Interests in clinical and outcomes based research in various facets of endocrine and breast surgery include

  • Development and evaluation of minimally-invasive surgical techniques to treat endcorine neoplasms
  • Evaluation, standardization, and adoption for routine surgical use of sentinel lymph nodes studies in management of breast and thyroid cancers
  • Intraoperative parathyroid hormone monitoring during parathyroid surgery- cost and benefit evalaution
  • Clinical and molecular epidemiology of primary hyperparathyroidism, thyroid cancers and breast cancer in Asian Indians
  • Parathyroid bone disease - influence of vitamin D and calcium nutrition, recovery pattern following parathyroidectomy; cardio-vascular derangements in primary hyperparathyroidism patients
  • Pheochromocytoma and paragangliomas: Outcomes of surgical treatment; cardio-vascular derangements

› Laboratory based research activities include

  • Pharmacogenomic studies in breast cancer
  • Global gene expression & alterations in candidate genes in Indian breast cancer patients
  • Anti-proliferative effect of molecular iodine in breast cancer cell lines
  • Iodine metabolism and thyroid dysfunction in breast oncogenesis
  • Cellular/ molecular iodine transport mechanism (Na+/I- symporter gene) in breast oncogenesis and therapy
  • MRS studies in malignant and benign breast tumours

› Other Expertise

  • Ethics of medical research/clinical trials in India
  • Surgical technology- specially minimal access surgery - evolution of low-cost alternatives
  • Scientific communications

› Honors and Awards

  • Dr SP Shrivastav oration of Indian Medical Association (UP), 2015.
  • Brig Rasamay Ganguly Oration 2014 of the Association of Surgeons of India
  • SGPGI Dr SS Agarwal award for best published research work by a student- 2013" awarded to Dr Dhalapathy Sadacharan for his work concerning "Cardio-vascular derangements in Pheochromocytoma patients" carried out under supervision of Prof Gaurav Agarwal.
  • 2012, Honorary fellowship of international college of Laparoscopic Surgeon
  • 2011, SC Misra memorial oration, Association of Surgeons of India UP Chapter, Primary Hyperparathyroidism in India: pathphysiology, surgical management and outcomes
  • 2008, Jamnalal Parekh CME lecture award, Jamnalal Parekh trust, Association of Surgeons of India Indore, Endocrine Surgery: current State of art
  • 2007, Fellow of American College of Surgeons, American College of Surgeons, Endocrine & Breast Surgery
  • 2006, Member- Editorial Board, International Society of Surgery, World Journal of Surgery, Endocrine & Breast Surgery
  • 2005-2009, Councillor, ISS-SIC, International Society of Surgery (ISS-SIC), Endocrine & Breast Surgery
  • 2005-2009, Secretary, Breast Surgery International (BSI) Integrated society of ISS-SIC, Breast Surgery
  • 2005-2005, ICRETT Fellowship, UICC (International Union Against Cancer), Geneva, Switzerland, University of Nagoya School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan, Laparoscopic Management of Adrenal Neoplasms
  • 2005, International Guest Scholarship, American College of Surgeons, Endocrine Surgery
  • 2005-2005, Best Paper Award, Breast Surgery International/ ISS-SIC, International Surgical Week 2005, Durban, South Africa
  • 2004, DSL Best Paper Award (clinical), Endocrine Society of India
  • 2002, Best Paper Award (breast and endocrine), Japan Surgical Society
  • 2001, Sole Reactor- Basic Oncology Research session, Asia Pacific Cancer Congress, Breast cancer research
  • 2000, Best Paper Award- Basic Research, Indian Breast Group- Breast cancer in new millennium meeting, Basic research breast oncology
  • 2000-2001, TS Reeve International Clinical Fellowship, University of Sydney, Australia, Royal North Shore Hospital
  • 1999, Clinical Scholarship, Robert Schumann Foundation and European Institute of Tele-surgery, Strasbourg, France, Minimal Access Endocrine Surgery
  • 1998, Best Paper Award (Clinical-Poster), Endocrine Society of India
  • 1992, Dr RK Garg mem Best Post-graduate (Surgery) Thesis, Association of Surgeons on India, U.P. Chapter
  • 1992, Best Poster Award, Indian Society of Gastro-enterology- U.P. Chapter

› Memberships

  • American Association of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)
  • American Association of Endocrine Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Breast Diseases
  • Asia Oceania Thyroid Association
  • Asian Association of Endocrine Surgeons
  • Association of Breast Surgeons of India
  • Association of Surgeons of India
  • Association of UICC Fellows
  • Breast Surgery International
  • Endocrine Society of India
  • Indian Association of Endocrine Surgeons
  • Indian Association of Surgical Oncology
  • Indian Breast Group
  • International Association of Endocrine Surgeons
  • International Surgical Society
  • PRESSOR group (Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma Research Support Organization

› Scientific Publications

    Books

    • Chaudhury G, Kumar S, Agarwal G (eds.). Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow India: The Second Decade 1995-2005. Lucknow 2006: 1-280.

Contribution to Books

  • Agarwal G (Reviewer). Lal G, Clark OH. Chapter 38: Thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal. In: Brunicardi FC, Andersen DK, Billiar TR, Dunn DL, Hunter JG, Pollock RE, Matthews JB (“Editors”). “Schwartz's Principles of Surgery, Ninth Edition” New York USA, McGraw-Hill Health Professions Division, 2009: pp . ISBN-13: 978-0-07-1547703

Book Chapters

  • Agarwal G, Nanda G. Endemic Iodine Deficiency and Goiters: Epidemiology, Patho-physiology and Management. In Clark OH, Duh QY, Gosnell J, Shen WT. et al (Eds) “Textbook of Endocrine Surgery” 3rd ed. Philadephia, Jaypee Bros. Medical publishers. (In Press) Book Chapter.
  • Mittal B, Tulsyan S, Kumar S, Mittal RD, Agarwal G. CYP450 in cancer susceptibility and treatment outcomes. In “Adv Clin Chem” (Elsevier). 2015;71:77-139. doi:10.1016/bs.acc.2015.06.003. Epub 2015 Jul 21. PubMed PMID: 26411412.
  • Agarwal G. Thyroid surgery. In Kapoor VK. “Pearls in Surgery”.  Hyderabad: Paras Medical ,Books 2013:1-686. ISBN-13: 978-9383124022.
  • Agarwal G, Mishra SK. Surgical Management of Primary Hyperparathyroidism. In Teotia SPS, Teotia M (eds) “Nutritional and Metabolic Bone & Stone Disease: an Asian Perspective” 1st edition 2008, New Delhi, CBS Publishers., pp 495-504. ISBN: 81-239-1485-7.
  • Agarwal G, Dhalapathy S. Locally advanced breast cancer: pragmatic approach to management. Hand-book of Oncology. 2009 Army Hospital (R&R) and IASO. pp
  • Agarwal G. Tumors of the endocrine pancreas: an overview. In Haribhakti S. (Ed) “Clinical approach in G.I. Surgery- a handbook for surgeons” 2008. Ahmedabad, Haribhakti Education Foundation.: pp653-666.
  • Agarwal G, Agarwal A, Mishra SK. Tumours of the Parathyroid: an overview. In Pandey M, Nair MK (eds.) “Advances in Oncology”, vol.3, 2004, New Delhi, Jaypee Bros. Medical Publishers., pp 168- 182.
  • Mishra SK, Agarwal A, Agarwal G. Controversies in management of thyroid cancer. In Pandey M, Nair MK, Sebastian P (eds.) “Advances in Oncology”, vol.2, 2001, New Delhi, Jaypee Bros. Medical Publishers, pp 8-32.
  • Agarwal G, Vittal S. Management of Hurthle cell tumours. In: Mishra SK (ed.). “A monograph on Thyroid Cancer”. 1997, JICA and SGPGIMS, 61-68.

Other Contribution to Books:

  1. Agarwal G (Reviewer). Lal G, Clark OH. Chapter 38: Thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal. In: Brunicardi FC, Andersen DK, Billiar TR, Dunn DL, Hunter JG, Pollock RE, Matthews JB (“Editors”). “Schwartz's Principles of Surgery, Ninth Edition” New York USA, McGraw-Hill Health Professions Division, 2009: pp . ISBN-13: 978-0-07-1547703.

Original Articles

  1. Agarwal G, Nanda G, Lal P, Mishra A, Agarwal A, Agrawal V, Krishnani N. Outcomes of TripleNegative Breast cancers (TNBC) Compared with non‐TNBC: Does the survival vary for all stages? “World J Surg” (In Press) Dec 2015.
  2. Mishra A, Kumar C, Chand G, Agarwal G, Agarwal A, Verma AK, Mishra SK. Long-Term Outcome of Follicular Thyroid Carcinoma in Patients Undergoing Surgical Intervention for Skeletal Metastases. “World J Surg”. 2016 Jan 12. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26757717.
  3. Agarwal A, Pradhan R, Kumari N, Krishnani N, Shukla P, Gupta SK, Chand G, Mishra A, Agarwal G,Verma AK, Mishra SK. Molecular Characteristics of Large Parathyroid Adenomas. “World J Surg”2015 Dec15. [Epub ahead of print].
  4. Agarwal G, Tulsyan S, Lal P, Mittal B. Generalized Multifactor Dimensionality Reduction (GMDR)analysis of Drug Metabolizing Enzymes Encoding Gene Polymorphisms May Predict TreatmentOutcomes in Indian Breast Cancer Patients. “World J Surg” 2015 Oct 27. [Epub ahead of print].
  5. Prajapati OP, Verma AK, Mishra A, Agarwal G, Agarwal A, Mishra SK. Bilateral adrenalectomy for Cushing’s syndrome: Pros and cons. “Indian J Endocr Metab” 2015;19:834-40.
  6. Agarwal G, Rajan S, Gambhir S. Lal P, Krishnani N, Kheruka S. A Comparative Validation of Primary Surgical versus Post-Neo-adjuvant Chemotherapy Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Stage III Breast Cancers. “World J Surg” 2015 Sep 1. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26324160.
  7. Rajan S, Zaidi G, Agarwal G, Mishra A, Agarwal A, Mishra SK, Bhatia E. Genotype-PhenotypeCorrelation in Indian patients with MEN2-associated Pheochromocytoma and Comparison of 2 Clinico-Pathological Attributes with Apparently Sporadic Adrenal Pheochromocytoma. “World J Surg”. 2015 Oct 5. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26438242.
  8. Manvati S, Mangalhara K, Kalaiarasan P, Chopra R, Agarwal G, Kumar R. miR-145 supports cancer cell survival and shows association with DDR genes,methylation pattern, and epithelial to mesenchymal transition. Accepted for publication in “Oncotarget”, July 2015.
  9. Chaturvedi P, Tulsyan S, Agarwal G, Lal P, Agrawal S, Mittal RD, Mittal B. Relationship of MTHFRand NQO1 Pharmacogenetics and Chemotherapy Clinical Outcomes in Breast Cancer Patients.“Biochem Genet”. 2015 May 27. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26014925.
  10. Singh DN, Gupta SK, Kumari N, Krishnani N, Chand G, Mishra A, Agarwal G, Verma AK, MishraSK, Agarwal A. Primary hyperparathyroidism presenting as hypercalcemic crisis: Twenty-year experience. “Indian J Endocrinol Metab” 2015 Jan-Feb;19(1):100-5.
  11. Kumar S, Kumar S, Roy R, Rathore AS, Goel MM, Agarwal G, Kumar S. High Resolution Magic Angle Proton Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (HRMAS) in Intact Sentinel Node Biopsy from Breast Cancer Patients: A New Diagnostic Tool!. “Journal of Surgery” [Jurnalul de chirurgie] 2015; 11(1): 323-327 DOI: 10.7438/1584-9341-11-1-4.
  12. Tulsyan S, Agarwal G, Lal P, Mittal B. Significant association of combination of OCT4, NANOG, and SOX2 gene polymorphisms in susceptibility and response to treatment in North Indian breast cancer patients. “Cancer Chemother Pharmacol”. 2014 Nov;74(5):1065-78. doi: 10.1007/s00280-014-2588-4. Epub 2014 Sep 16.
  13. Agarwal G*, Singh KR* (*joint first authors), Nanda G, Chand G, Mishra A, Agarwal A, Verma AK, Mishra SK, Goyal P. Morbidity of Chemotherapy Administration and Satisfaction in Breast Cancer Patients: A Comparative Study of Totally Implantable Venous Access Device (TIVAD) Versus Peripheral Venous Access Usage. “World J Surg” 2014 May;38(5):1084-92. [Epub 04 Dec 2013] PMID: 24305930.
  14. Agrawal R, Mishra SK, Mishra A, Chand G, Agarwal G, Agarwal A, Verma AK. Role of Telemedicine Technology in Endocrine Surgery Knowledge Sharing. “Telemed J E Health”. 2014 Sep;20(9):868-74. doi: 10.1089/tmj.2013.0164. Epub 2014 Jul 31.
  15. Tulsyan S, Agarwal G, Lal P, Mittal B. Significant Role of CYP450 Genetic Variants in Cyclophosphamide Based Breast Cancer Treatment Outcomes: A Multi-Analytical Strategy. “Clin Chim Acta”. 2014 Jul 1;434:21-8. doi: 10.1016/j.cca.2014.04.009. Epub 2014 Apr 24.
  16. Mishra A, Mehrotra PK, Agarwal G, Agarwal A, Mishra SK. Pediatric and Adolescent Pheochromocytoma: Clinical Presentation and Outcome of Surgery. “Indian Pediatrics”. 2014 Apr;51:299-302.
  17. Tulsyan S, Chaturvedi P, Singh AK, Agarwal G, Lal P, Agrawal S, Mittal RD, Mittal B. Assessment of clinical outcomes in breast cancer patients treated with taxanes: multi-analytical approach. “Gene”. 2014 Jun 10;543(1):69-75. doi: 10.1016/j.gene.2014.04.004. Epub 2014 Apr 2.
  18. Agarwal G, Nanda G, Kapoor A, Singh KR, Chand G, Mishra A, Agarwal A, Verma AK, Mishra SK, Syal SK. Cardiovascular dysfunction in symptomatic primary hyperparathyroidism patients and its reversal following curative parathyroidectomy: results of a prospective case control study. “Surgery”, 2013 Dec;154(6):1394-404. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2013.06.047.
  19. Chaturvedi P, Tulsyan S, Agarwal G, Lal P, Agarwal S, Mittal RD, Mittal B. Influence of solute transporter and glucuronosyl transferase gene polymorphisms on anthracyclines based treatment outcomes in breast cancer patients. “Gene Therapy Mol Biol” 2013;15:61-73.
  20. Agrawal R, Chand G, Mishra A, Agarwal G, Agarwal A, Verma AK, Bhatia E, Mishra SK. Prospective study to compare peri-operative hemodynamic alterations following preparation for pheochromocytoma surgery by Phenoxybenzamine or Prazosin. “World J Surg” 2013 Nov 14. [Epub ahead of print]
  21. Tulsyan S, Chaturvedi P, Agarwal G, Lal P, Agarwal S, Mittal RD, Mittal B. Pharmaco-genetic influence of GST polymorphisms on anthracyclines based chemotherapy response and toxicity in breast cancer patients: A multi-analytical approach. Accepted for publication in “Mol Diagn Ther”. 2013 Dec;17(6) :371-9. doi: 10.1007/s40291-013-0045-4. PubMed PMID: 23812950.
  22. Sabaretnam M, Mishra A, Chand G, Agarwal G, Agarwal A, Verma AK, Mishra AK. A Comparative Study of Adrenocortical Carcinoma (ACC) In Children and Adults: Two Decades Experience in Single Institution. Accepted. “Indian J Cancer”, Sept 2013.
  23. Mishra A, Sabaretnam M, Chand G, Agarwal G, Agarwal A, Verma AK, Mishra SK. Quality of Life (QoL) in Patients With Benign Thyroid Goiters (Pre- and Post-Thyroidectomy): A Prospective Study. “World J Surg.” 2013 Oct;37(10):2322-9. PubMed PMID: 23838927.
  24. Tulsyan S, Agarwal G, Lal P, Agarwal S, Mittal RD, Mittal B. CD44 Biomarkers in Breast Cancer Risk and Prognosis: A Study in North Indian Population. “PLoS One” 2013;8(8):e71073. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0071073.
  25. Kumar N , Verma A , Mishra A , Agarwal G , Agrawal A , Mishra S . Platelet Derived Growth Factor in Healing of Large Diabetic Foot Ulcers in Indian Clinical Set-up: A Protocol-based Approach. “WebmedCentral WOUND HEALING” 2013;4(2):WMC003985.
  26. Singh DN, Gupta SK, Chand G, Mishra A, Agarwal G, Verma AK, Mishra SK, Shukla M, Agarwal A. Intraoperative Parathyroid Hormone Kinetics and Influencing Factors with High Baseline PTH: A Prospective Study. “Clin Endocrinol (Oxf)” 2013 Jun;78:935-41. PMID: 23046058.
  27. Chaturvedi P, Tulsyan S, Agarwal G, Lal P, Agarwal S, Mittal RD, Mittal B. Influence of ABCB1 genetic variants in breast cancer treatment outcomes. “Cancer Epidemiol”. 2013 May 22. doi:pii: S1877-7821(13)00072-6. 10.1016/j.canep.2013.04.012. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23707158.
  28. Agarwal G, Dhalapathy S, Ramakant P, Shukla M, Mishra SK. Impact of Vitamin D Status and Tumor Size on Intra-operative Parathyroid Hormone Dynamics in Patients with Symptomatic Primary Hyperparathyroidism. “Surgery Today”. 2012 Dec;42(12):1183-1188. Epub 2012 Jan 5.PMID:22218874.
  29. Agarwal G, Dhalapathy S, Aggarwal V, Chand G, Mishra A, Agarwal A, Verma AK, Mishra SK. Surgical Management of Organ Contained Unilateral Pheochromocytoma: Comparative outcomes of Laparoscopic and Conventional Open Surgical Procedures in a Large Single Institution Series. “Langenbeck’s Arch Surg” 2012 Oct;397(7):1109-16. [Epub ahead of print 2011 Nov 26] PMID: 22120010.
  30. Sabaretnam M, Mishra A, Chand G, Agarwal G, Agarwal A, Verma AK, Mishra SK. Assessment of Swallowing Function Impairment in Patients with Benign Goiters and Impact of Thyroidectomy: A Case Control Study. “World J Surg”. 2012 Jun;36(6):1293-9. PMID: 22422173.
  31. Agarwal A, Agarwal S, Tewari P, Chand G, Mishra A, Agarwal G, Verma AK, Mishra SK. Clinico-pathological profile, airway management and outcome in huge multinodular goiters (>300 Grams): an institutional experience from an endemic goiter region. “World J Surg” 2012 Apr;36(4):755-60.
  32. Agarwal G, Dhalapathy S, Kapoor A, Batra A, Dabadghao P, Chand G, Mishra A, Agarwal A, Verma AK, Mishra SK. Cardio-vascular Dysfunction and Catecholamine Cardio-myopathy in Pheochromocytoma Patients and their Reversal Following Surgical Cure: Results of a Prospective Case-control Study. “Surgery”, 2011 Dec;150(6):1202-11.
  33. Kumar N, Verma AK, Mishra A, Agarwal G, Agarwal A, Mishra UK, Mishra SK. Factors predicting outcomes of thymectomy for myasthenia gravis: a 16-years experience. “Ann Indian Acad Neurol”. 2011;14:267-271.
  34. Singh P, Godbole MM, Rao G, Annarao S, Mitra K, Roy R, Ingle A, Agarwal G, Tiwari S. Inhibition of autophagy stimulate molecular Iodine-induced apoptosis in hormone independent breast tumors. “Biochem Biophys Res Commun” 2011 Nov 11;415(1):181-6. Epub 2011 Oct 18.
  35. Agarwal S, Chand G, Jaiswal S, Mishra A, Agarwal G, Agarwal A, Verma AK, Mishra SK. Pattern and risk factors of central compartment lymph node metastasis in papillary thyroid cancer- A prospective study from an endocrine surgery centre. “J Thyroid Res”, 2012:436243. Epub 2011 Sep 29.
  36. Ramakant P, Verma AK, Chand G, Mishra A, Agarwal G, Agarwal A, Mishra SK. Salutary effect of parathyroidectomy on neuropsychiatric symptoms in pHPT patients. “J Postgrad Med” 2011 Apr-Jun;57(2):96-101.
  37. Mehrotra PK, Mishra A, Mishra SK, Agarwal G, Agarwal A, Verma AK. Medullary Thyroid Cancer: Clinico-pathological Profile and Outcome in a Tertiary Care Center in North India. “World J Surg” 2011 Jun;35(6):1273-1280. EPub 2011 Apr 09.
  38. Ramakant P, Verma AK, Misra R, Prasad KN, Chand G, Mishra A, Agarwal G, Agarwal A, Mishra SK. Changing microbiological profile of pathogenic bacteria in Diabetic foot infections: time for a rethink on which empirical therapy to choose? “Diabetologia” 2011 Jan;54(1):58-64. Epub 2010 Sep 11.
  39. Pal R, Srivastava N, Chopra R, Gochhait R, Gupta P, Prakash N, Agarwal G, Bamezai RNK. Investigation of DNA damage response and apoptotic gene methylation pattern in sporadic breast tumors using high throughput quantitative DNA methylation analysis technology. “Molecular Cancer” 2010, 9:303. [Epub 2010 Nov 23]
  40. Agarwal A, Mehrotra PK, Jain M, Gupta SK, Chand G, Mishra A, Agarwal G, Verma AK, Mishra SK, Singh U. Size of the tumor and pheochromocytoma of the adrenal scaled score (PASS): can they predict malignancy. “World J Surg” 2010 Dec;34(12):3022-3028. PMID: 20703467.
  41. Leong SPL, Shen ZZ, Liu TJ, Agarwal G, Tajima T, Paik NS, Sandelin K, Derossis A, Cody H, Foulkes W. Is Breast Cancer the Same Disease in Asian and Western Countries? “World J Surg” 2010 Oct;34(10):2308-24. PMID: 20607258.
  42. Pal R, Gochhait S, Chattopadhyay S, Gupta P, Prakash N, Agarwal G, Chaturvedi A, Husain N, Husain SA, Bamezai RN. Functional implication of TRAIL -716 C/T promoter polymorphism on its in vitro and in vivo expression and the susceptibility to sporadic breast tumor. “Breast Cancer Res Treat.” 2011 Apr;126(2):333-43. Epub 2010 May 5. PubMed PMID: 20443055.
  43. Sukumar R, Agarwal A, Gupta S, Mishra A, Agarwal G, Verma AK, Mishra SK. Prediction of LT4 Replacement Dose to Achieve Euthyroidism in Subjects Undergoing Total Thyroidectomy for Benign Thyroid Disorders. “World J Surg” 2010 Mar;34(3):527-31. [Epub ahead of print 1st Jan 2010] PubMed PMID: 20044749.
  44. Bhargav PR, Mishra A, Agarwal G, Agarwal A, Pradhan PK, Gambhir S, Verma AK, Mishra SK. Long-term outcome of differentiated thyroid carcinoma: experience in a developing country. “World J Surg”. 2010 Jan;34(1):40-7. PubMed PMID: 20020292.
  45. Agarwal G, Ramakant P, Sánchez Forgach ER, Rendón JC, Chaparro JM, Sánchez Basurto C, Margaritoni M. Breast Cancer Care in Developing Countries. “World J Surg” 2009 Oct;33(10):2069-76. [Epub ahead of print 2009 Aug 05]
  46. Bhargav PR, Mishra A, Agarwal G, Agarwal A, Verma AK, Mishra SK. Phyllodes Tumour of the Breast: Clinicopathological Analysis of Recurrent vs. Non-recurrent Cases. “Asian J Surg”. 2009 Oct;32(4):224-8.
  47. Bhargav PR, Mishra A, Agarwal G, Agarwal A, Verma AK, Mishra SK. Prevalence of Hypothyroidism in Benign Breast Disorders and Effect of Thyroxine Replacement on the Clinical Outcome. “World J Surg.” 2009 Oct;33(10):2087-93. [Epub ahead of print 2009 Jul 30]
  48. Agarwal G*, Aggarwal V* (*joint first authors), Lal P, Krishnani N, Mishra A, Verma AK, Mishra SK. Feasibility study of safe breast conservation in large and locally-advanced breast cancers with use of radio-opaque markers to mark pre-Neo Adjuvant Chemotherapy tumor margins. “World J Surg” 2008 Dec 32(12):2562–2569. [ePub 21st November 2007].
  49. Shyyan R, Sener SF, Anderson BO, Garrote LM, Hortobágyi GN, Ibarra JA Jr, Ljung BM, Sancho-Garnier H, Stalsberg H; Breast Health Global Initiative Diagnosis Panel. Agarwal G, et al. Guideline implementation for breast healthcare in low- and middle-income countries: diagnosis resource allocation.Cancer”. 2008 Oct 15;113(8 Suppl):2257-68.
  50. Bhargava PRK, Mishra A, Agarwal G, Agarwal A, Verma AK, Mishra SK. Adrenal incidentalomas: experience in a developing country. “World J Surg” 2008 Aug;32(8):1802-8. [ePub Apr 19].
  51. Agarwal G, Aggarwal V. Is Total thyroidectomy the surgical procedure of choice for benign multinodular goiters? an evidence based review. “World J Surg”. 2008 Jul;32(7):1313-24. [ePub May 1st 2008].
  52. Pradeep PV, Tiwari P, Mishra A, Agarwal G, Agarwal A, Verma AK, Mishra SK. Pulmonary function profile in patients with benign goiters without symptoms of respiratory compromise and the early effect of thyroidectomy. “J Postgrad Med”. 2008 Apr-Jun;54(2):98-101.
  53. Pradeep PV, Mishra A, Agarwal G, Agarwal A, Verma AK, Mishra SK. Long term outcome following parathyroidectomy in patients withadvanced primary hyperparathyroidism with associated vitamin D deficiency. “World J Surg” 2008;32:829-835 [Epub  20th Jan 2008].
  54. Singh N, Agarwal A, Chand G, Agarwal G, Verma AK, Mishra SK. Mini-thyroidectomy: a preliminary report from a specialized thyroid unit. “J Indian Med Assoc”. 2008 Feb;106(2):107-8.
  55. Pradeep PV, Mishra A, Mohanty BN, Mahapatra KC, Agarwal G, Basnet R, Kapoor L, Mishra SK. Reinforcement of Endocrine Surgical Training: Impact of telemedicine technology in a developing country context. “World J Surg” 2007;31:1665-71 [ePub 06th June 2007].
  56. Mishra AK, Agarwal A, Gupta S, Agarwal G, Verma AK, Mishra SK. Outcome of adrenalectomy in Cushing's syndrome: Experience from a tertiary care center. “World J Surg” 2007 Jul;31: 1425-32. [ePub May 30th 2007.]
  57. Agarwal G, Pradeep PV, Aggarwal V, Yip CH, Cheung PSY. Spectrum of Breast cancer in Asian women. “World J Surg” 2007;31:1031-40. [ePub 26th March 2007].
  58. Pradeep PV, Agarwal A, Baxi M, Agarwa1 G, Gupta S, Mishra SK. Safety and efficacy of Surgical Management of Hyperthyroidism: 15 yr experience from a tertiary care centre in a developing country. “World J Surg” 2007 Feb;31(2):306-312.
  59. Agarwal G, Prasad KK, Kar DK, Krishnani N, Pandey R, Mishra SK. Indian Primary Hyperparathyroidism with Parathyroid Carcinoma Do Not Differ in Clinico-investigative Characteristics from Those with Benign Parathyroid Pathology. “World J Surg”, 2006 May;30(5):732-42.
  60. Savio R, Gosnell J, Palazzo F, Sywak M, Agarwal G, Cowell C, Shun A, Robinson B, Delbridge L. The role of a more complete surgical approach in the initial multi-modality management of papillary thyroid carcinoma in children. “J Pediatr Surg”, 2005 Nov;40(11):1696-1700.
  61. George RK, Verma AK, Agarwal A, Agarwal G, Mishra SK. A critical appraisal of foot infections in diabetic renal transplant recipients. “Intl J Lower Extremity Wounds”, 2004;3(3):157-160.
  62. Upadhyay G, Singh R, Agarwal G, Pal L, Pradhan PK, Das BK, Mishra SK, Godbole MM. Functional Expression of Sodium Iodide Symporter (NIS) in human breast cancer tissue. "Breast Cancer Res Treatment", 2003;77:157-165.
  63. Agarwal G, Mishra SK, Rao DS, Mithal A. Bone disease in primary hyperparathyroidism: Pathogenesis and response to treatment. “Bone” 2003 May;32(5): S112-S113.
  64. Agarwal G, Mishra SK, Kar DK, Singh AK, Arya V, Gupta SK, Mithal A. Recovery pattern of Osteitis Fibrosa Cystica in PHPT patients following successful parathyroidectomy. “Surgery”, 2002 Dec., 132(6):1075-85.
  65. Rao DS, Agarwal G, Talpos GB, Phillips ER, Bandeira F, Mishra SK, Mithal A. Role of Vitamin D and Calcium Nutrition in Disease Expression and Parathyroid Tumor Growth in Primary Hyperparathyroidism:  A Global Perspective. "J Bone Miner Res”, 2002 Aug;17 suppl 2:N75-80.
  66. Tewari S, Gupta SK, Mehrotra M, Agarwal G, Awasthi PK, Godbole MM. Short-term androgen deprivation does not alter CaR and VDR mRNA expression in duodenal mucosa in male rats. “Indian J Exper Biol”, 2002 Jul;40:780-784.
  67. Tan M, Agarwal G, Reeve TS, Barraclough BH, Delbridge LW. The Impact of Timing on Completion Thyroidectomy for Thyroid Cancer. “British J Surg”, 2002 June;89(6):802-4.
  68. Barakate M, Agarwal G, Robinson BG, Reeve TS, Delbridge L. Total thyroidectomy is now the preferred surgical procedure for Graves’ Disease. “ANZ J Surg”, 2002 May; 72(5): 321-4.
  69. Agarwal G, Barraclough B, Robinson BG, Reeve TS, Delbridge L.  Minimally invasive parathyroidectomy using scan directed lateral approach– (1) results of first 100 consecutive cases. “ANZ J Surg” , 2002 Feb; 72(2):100-104.
  70. Agarwal G, Barraclough B, Reeve TS, Delbridge LW. Minimally invasive parathyroidectomy using scan directed lateral approach– (2) Surgical technique. “ANZ J Surg”, 2002 Feb; 72: 147-151.
  71. Mishra A, Mishra SK, Agarwal A, Das BK, Agarwal G, Gambhir S. Metastatic differentiated thyroid cancer- clinico-pathological profile and outcomes in an endemic iodine deficient area. “World J Surg”, 2002 Feb; 26(2): 153-157.
  72. Mishra AK, Agarwal G, Mishra A, Agarwal A, Mishra SK. Pheochromocytoma in Children and Adolescents: an Institutional experience.  “Indian Pediatrics”, 2002 Jan; 39: 51-57.
  73. Agarwal G, Barakate M, Robinson B, Wilkinson M, Barraclough B, Delbridge LW. Intraoperative QPTH testing during minimally invasive parathyroidectomy for PHPT: is it really cost effective? “Surgery”, 2001 Dec; 130(6): 963-970.
  74. Gauger PG, Agarwal G, England BG, Delbridge LW, Matz KA, Wilkinson M, Robinson M, Thompson NW. Parathyroid hormone monitoring (IOPTH) fails to detect double parathyroid adenomas: a two institution experience. “Surgery, 2001 Dec.; 130(6): 1005-1010.
  75. Agrawal R, Agarwal A, Kar DK, Agarwal G, Jain M, Krishnani N, Gupta S, Mithal A, Mishra SK. Parathyroid Carcinoma. "J Assoc Physicians India", 2001 Oct; 49: 990-993.
  76. Mishra SK, Agarwal G, Kar DK, Gupta SK, Mithal A, Rastad J. Unique clinical characteristics of primary hyperparathyroidism in India. “British J Surg”. 2001 May; 88(5): 708-14.
  77. Mishra AK, Agarwal G, Agarwal A, Mishra SK. Occult Breast Cancer: A Report of four cases and Review of Literature. “Indian J Cancer” 2001 Mar; 38: 49-54.
  78. Mishra A, Agarwal A, Agarwal G, Mishra SK. Total Thyroidectomy for Benign Thyroid Disorders in an Endemic Region. “World J Surg”. 2001 Mar; 25(3): 307-10.
  79. Mishra A, Agarwal G, Misra AK, Agarwal A, Mishra SK. Functioning adrenal tumours in children and adolescents: an Institutional experience. “ANZ J Surg”, 2001 Feb; 71(2): 103-107.
  80. Agarwal G, Roy MK, Gupta SK, Khanna NN. A simple and effective method of scrotal support. “Indian J Surg”, 1999; 61,(4): 246-248.
  81. Mishra A, Agarwal G, Agarwal A, Mishra SK. Safety and efficacy of total thyroidectomy in the hands of endocrine surgical trainees. "American J Surg", 1999; 178: 377-380.
  82. Agarwal G, Mishra SK, Agarwal A, Bhatia V. Adreno-cortical tumours in children - clinico-pathological profile of 5 cases. “Indian Paediatrics”, 1997; 34: 521-526.
  83. Agarwal A, Mishra SK, Baijal SS, Agarwal G. Intra-operative ultrasonography in surgery for insulinoma-Preliminary experience. “Indian J Gastroenterol”,1997;16:58-59.
  84. Khanna HD, Singh S, Agarwal G, Khanna R, Singh LP, Khanna R, Khanna S. Intra nuclear estrogen receptor and its clinico-pathological correlation in breast cancer patients. “Cancer Biophys Biochem”, USA, 1996; 15(3): 141-149.

Short Reports (Editorials, Commentaries, Case reports)

  • Rajan S, Agarwal G. Avoidance of completion axillary dissection in early breast cancer patients with 1 to 2 metastatic sentinel lymph nodes: Ready for Prime-Time? “ABSI Newsletter” June 2015.
  • Dhalapathy S, Reddy SVB, Agrawal V, Agarwal G. Rapid development of thymic neuroendocrine carcinoma despite transcervical thymectomy in a patient with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1. “Indian J Endocrinol Metab”. 2013;17(4):755-8.
  • Haroon NN, Agarwal G, Pandey R, Dabadghao P. Juvenile granulosa cell tumor presenting as isosexual precocious puberty: A case report and review of literature. “Indian J Endocr Metab“ 2013;17(1):157-9.
  • Shastri C, Rana C, Kumari N, Agarwal G, Krishnani N. Bilateral Adrenocortical Oncocytoma with Bilateral Myelolipomatous Metaplasia.Endocr Pathol”. 2012 Jun;23(2):112-4.
  • Kumar N, Pandey AN, Kashyap R, Agarwal G. Extramedullary relapse in a case of multiple myeloma involving the thyroid cartilage: Case report and review of literature. “Indian J Surg Oncol” 2011 Dec;2(4):313-5.
  • Agarwal S, Jain M, Agarwal G. Massive chronic organizing thyroid abscess masquerading thyroid cancer. “J Endocrinol Metab”. 2011;1(2):90-91.
  • Agarwal G, Ramakant P. Invited response to letter to editor “Need for a different strategy for breast cancer screening in India” by Gadgil A, Roy N. “World J Surg” 2010 Jul;34(7):1726. EPub 4 Mar 2010.
  • Agarwal G. Surgical complications (invited commentary). “World J Surg” 2008;32 (6), 949. [ePub Feb 28, 2008].
  • Agarwal G, Kar DK. Teratoma of the anterior mediastinum presenting as a cystic neck mass: case report. “J Med Case Reports” 2008, 2:23 (EPub 28Jan2008).
  • Agarwal G, Verma S, Yadav SB. Unusual sequel of successful laparoscopic unilateral adrenalectomy in a hypertensive adolescent. “J Postgrad Med” 2007 Jan;53(1):53-55.
  • Jakesz R, Sandelin K, Agarwal G. Breast Surgery International: developing quality breast cancer care in the developing countries. “Breast Care” 2007;2:253-54.
  • Agarwal G, Dhingra S, Mishra SK, Krishnani N. Implantation of Parathyroid Carcinoma along Fine Needle Aspiration Track. “Langenbecks Arch Surg”. 2006 Nov;391(6):623-6.
  • Prasad KK, Agarwal G, Mishra SK. Krishnani N. Oxyphilic cell adenoma of parathyroid resulting in primary hyperparathyroidism and osteitis fibrosa cystica. “Ind J Pathol Microbiol”, 2006 Jul;49(3):448-50.
  • Prasad KK, Agarwal G, Krishnani N. Water clear cell adenoma of the parathyroid gland: a rare entity. “Ind J Pathol Microbiol”, 2004 Jan;47(1):39-40.
  • Srikanth K, Agarwal G, Bhatia E. Positional statement: Management of Insulinoma. “Indian J Endocrinol Metab”, 2003;5(2):.
  • Kuchel JM, Barakate MS, Delbridge L, Agarwal G, Beattie J, Barnetson RS. Short-term resolution of psoriasis after total thyroidectomy for euthyroid multinodular goiter.“Australas J Dermatol”, 2002 Aug;43(3):214-7.
  • Agarwal G, Misra AK, Kapoor A, Agarwal A, Bhatia E, Mishra SK. Recovery of Catecholamine induced cardiomyopathy in a patient with bilateral malignant pheochromocytoma. “J Assoc Physicians India”, 2001 Dec;49(12):1193-96.
  • Mishra AK Agarwal G, Agarwal A, Mishra SK. Cystic Pheochromocytoma presenting as acute abdomen and shock. “Eur J Surg”, 2001 Nov; 167(11):863-865.
  • Kar DK, Agarwal G, Mehta B, Agarwal J, Gupta RK, Dhole TN, Mishra SK. Tuberculous inflammation associated with adenoma of parathyroid gland manifesting as primary hyperparathyroidism. “Endocrine Pathol”, 2001;12(3):355-359.
  • Prasad KK, Kar DK, Gupta RK, Agarwal G, Jain M. Cervical thymic cyst: report of a case and review of literature. "Indian J Pathol Microbiol” 2001 Oct;44(4):483-5.
  • Kar DK, Agarwal G, Krishnani N, Mishra SK. Images in thyroidology. Microfilaria in thyroid: a histopathological encounter. “Thyroid”. 2001 Apr;11(4):401.
  • Mishra A, Agarwal A, Agarwal G, Mishra SK. Internal jugular vein invasion by thyroid carcinoma: a brief report. “Eur J Surg”, 2001 Jan;167(1):64-7.
  • Agarwal J, Agarwal G, Ayyagari A, Dixit AK, Mishra SK, Kar DK, Bhatia E. Isolated Pneumocystis carnii infection of the adrenal glands in a non-immuno-compromised individual. “Endocrine Pathol”, 2001;12(1):87-91.
  • Mishra A, Mishra SK, Agarwal A, Agarwal G, Agarwal SK. Surgical treatment of sternal metastases in thyroid carcinoma: A report of two cases. ”Surgery Today (Japanese J Surg)”, 2001;31:799-802.
  • Agrawal R, Tandon V, Agarwal A, Agarwal G, Krishnani N, Mishra SK. Squamous cell carcinoma of thyroid gland. “J Assoc Physicians India”, 2001;49:279-80.
  • Kumar A, Agarwal A, Kar DK, Prasad KK, Agarwal G, Dabadghao P, Pal L, Mishra SK. Functioning ganglioneuroma of the adrenal gland – case report and review of literature. “Indian J Urol” 2001; 17(2), 159-161.
  • Baxi M, Agarwal A, Mishra A, Agarwal G, Mishra SK. Multiple bilateral giant juvenile fibroadenomata of breast. “Eur J Surg”, 2000; 166(10):826-30.
  • Agarwal G, Mishra SK, Dutta NR, Jain M. Occult squamous carcinoma of the axillary tail of breast presenting as isolated axillary lymph nodes mass. "Eur J Surg", 2000;166(2):177-179.
  • Agarwal A, Mishra A, Mishra SK, Agarwal G, Mithal A, Krishnani N. Recurrent painless thyoiditis requiring total thyroidectomy. "J Assoc Physicians India", 2000; 48(3):367-8.
  • Gambhir S, Sood A, Sethi RS, Deswal S, Kheruka SC, Das BK, Kar DK, Agarwal G. Significance of Early Static views acquired during parathyroid imaging with Tc99m MIBI. “Indian J Nuclear Med” 2000;15(2):81-83.
  • Agarwal G, Roy MK, Gupta SK, Khanna NN. Pancreatic pleural effusion. “Indian J Surg” 1994;56(5):238-241.
  • Khanna NN, Gupta SK, Agarwal G, Khanna R. Cyst-biliary communication in a liver hydatid. “Indian J Surg” 1993;55:300-302.
  • Agarwal G, Kapoor BS, Khanna R, Khanna NN. Wilm’s tumour in adolescence- a case report. “Quarterly J Surg Sci”, 1993;29(1&2):35-36.
  • Khanna R, Khanna NN, Agarwal G. Graves’ disease - a case report. Proceedings of Clinical Society, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, 1993;1:102-104.
  • Kapoor BS, Agarwal G, Gupta SK, Khanna NN. An unusual cause of intestinal perforation. Quarterly J Surg Sci, 1992;27-28(3&4):101-103.
  • Agarwal R, Mishra AK, Agarwal G, Agarwal A, Mishra SK. Diabetic Breast Ulcer: Unique observations. Journal Assoc Physicians India

Correspondence/ Letters

  • Rajan S, Agarwal G. “What's in a name?: Providing clarity in the definition of minimally invasive parathyroidectomy”. Letter to editor. “World J Surg” 2015 June. Online. ePub ahead of Publication.
  • Singh KR, Agarwal G. Prioritizing the expenses of breast cancer treatment makes sense- not just in developing countries, but across the globe. Response to letter to editor “We still need studies on the value of the TIVAD for cancer patients”. “World J Surg” 2014 Aug;38(8):2187-8. doi: 10.1007/s00268-014-2565-4. (correspondence).
  • Dhalapathy S, Agarwal G. Long term outcome of "prophylactic therapy" for familial Medullary thyroid cancer (MTC). “Surgery” 2011 Jun;149(6):851.
  • Dhalapathy S, Agarwal G. Functional and oncologic outcomes of partial adrenalectomy for Pheochromocytoma in patients with von Hippel-Lindau syndrome after at least 5 years of follow up. “J Urol” 2011 Jun;185(6):2428-9. Epub 2011 Apr 21.
  1. Agrawal R, Agarwal S, Mishra A, Agarwal G, Agarwal A, Verma AK, Mishra SK, Chand G. Primary Hyperparathyroidism from Parathyroid Microadenoma- letter to editor. “J Am Coll Surg” 2010 Sep; 211(3):436-7.
  2. Agarwal S, Chand G, Agarwal A, Mishra A, Agarwal G, Verma AK, Mishra SK. Is routine dissection of level II-B and V-A necessary in patients with papillary thyroid cancer undergoing lateral neck dissection for FNA-confirmed metastases in other levels. “World J Surg”. 2010 Aug;34(8):1987. PubMed PMID:20112021.
  3. Dhalapathy S, Agarwal G. Reoperative parathyroidectomy: an algorithm for imaging and monitoring of intraoperative parathyroid hormone levels that results in a successful focused approach. “Surgery” 2009 Sep;146(3):524.
  4. Agarwal G, Dhalapathy S. Comments on- van Nederveen FH, Gaal J, Favier J, et al. “An immunohistochemical procedure to detect patients with paraganglioma and phaeochromocytoma with germline  SDHB, SDHC, or SDHD gene mutations: a retrospective and prospective analysis.” (Published in Lancet Oncology 2009; 10: 764–71). AccessSurgery.com 2009
  5. Chand G, Agarwal A, Agarwal G, Verma AK, Mishra A, Mishra SK. Improved quality of life after bilateral laparoscopic adrenalectomy for Cushing's disease. “Ann Surg”. 2008 May;247(5):906.
  6. Ramakant P, Agarwal G. “Surgical Treatment of Tertiary Hyperparathyroidism : The Choice of Procedure matters. An enigma” “World J Surg” 2008 Aug;32(8):1894. [EPub Apr 11 2008].
  7. Aggarwal V, Agarwal G. The importance of preoperative laryngoscopy in patients undergoing thyroidectomy: voice, vocal cord function, and the preoperative detection of invasive thyroid malignancy. “Surgery” 2007 Mar;141(3):413. Epub 2006 Sep 6.
  8. Aggarwal V, Bhargav PRK, Mishra A, Agarwal G. Letter to the editor: Clinico-pathological Characteristics and Long-term Outcome in Patients with Distant Metastases from Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma.  “World J Surg” 2007 Jan;31(1):246-7.
  9. Mehrotra PK, Agarwal A, Kumar N, Mishra A, Agarwal G, Verma AK, Mishra SK. Comments on “Technetium 99m-sestamibi subtraction scintigraphy vs. ultrasonography combined with a rapid parathyroid hormone assay in parathyroid aspirates in preoperative localization of parathyroid adenoma and in directing surgical approach.” “Clin Endocrinol (Oxf)”. 2007 Mar 27; [Epub ahead of print].
  10. Kumar N, Agarwal G, Verma AK, Agarwal A, Mishra A. Detailed investigation of the relationship between the inferior laryngeal nerve including laryngeal branches and ligament of Berry. “J Am Coll Surg” 2006 Jul;203(1):137.
  11. Arshad F, Mishra AK, Verma AK, Agarwal G, Agarwal A, Mishra SK. Intra-operative monitoring of kinetic total serum calcium levels in PHPT operation. “J Am Coll Surg” 2004 Jun;199(6):1000-01.
  12. George RK, Agarwal G, Mishra SK. Consequences of axillary recurrence of early breast cancer. “British J Surg”, 2002 Nov; published online 25/11/02.
  13. Kaushal M, Agarwal G, Mishra SK. Total thyroidectomy: the procedure of choice for multinodular goiter. Correspondence. “Eur J Surg”, 2002 Mar;168(3):196.
  14. Misra AK, Baxi M, Agarwal A, Mishra A, Agarwal G, Mishra SK. Post Renal Transplant diabetic Foot lesions: Do they need to be treated differently. “J Diabetes Complications” 2001 Nov-Dec; 15(6):336-7.
  15. Kar DK, Agarwal G, Mishra SK. Brown tumour of hyperparathyroidism in the mandible associated with parathyroid adenoma. “J Laryngol Otol” 2001 Apr;115(4):352-3.
  16. Mishra AK, Agarwal A, Agarwal G, Mishra SK. Our experience of more than 1000 thyroidectomies in a tertiary care referral center. “World J Surg”. 2001 Feb;25(2):252-3.
  17. Mishra AK, Agarwal G, Agarwal A, Mishra SK. Laparoscopic adrenalectomy of large cystic pheochromocytoma. “Surg Endosc”. 2001 Feb;15(2):220.
  18. Mishra A, Agarwal G, Agarwal A, Mishra SK. Multinodular goitre presenting as a clinical solitary nodule: how effective is hemithyroidectomy. “Austr NZ J Surg”, 2000; 70(11):814-5.
  19. Misra AK, Agarwal G, Kapoor A, Agarwal A, Bhatia E, Mishra SK. Reversal of catecholamine cardiomyopathy in bilateral malignant pheochromocytoma after surgery. “Int J Cardiol”, 2000; 76(1):89-90.
  20. Agarwal A, Agarwal G, Mishra SK. Thyroid surgery and the recurrent laryngeal nerve. "British J Surg", 1999;86(11):1479-80.

Review articles

  • Saini KS, Agarwal G, Jagannathan R, Metzger-Filho O, Lamba Saini M, Mistri K, Ali R, Gupta S. Challenges in launching multinational oncology clinical trials in India. “South Asian J Cancer” 2013;2(1):44-9.
  • Dhalapathy S, Agarwal G. Management of axilla in breast cancer. “Surgery Update” 2010; MAMC Delhi: pp.
  • Dhalapathy S, Agarwal G. Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndromes. “Surgery Update” 2009; MAMC Delhi: pp 283-292 .
  • Malycha P L,  Gough I R,  Margaritoni M,  Deo S.V. S,  Sandelin K,   Buccimazza I,  Agarwal G. Oncoplastic breast surgery-a global perspective on practice, availability and training. “World J Surg” 2008 Dec;32(12):2570–2577 [ePub 25th June 2008].
  • Agarwal G, Ramakant P. Breast cancer care in India: current situation and challenges for the future. “Breast Care” 2008;3:21-27. [ePub 22nd Feb 2008].
  • Agarwal G, Dhalapathy S. Surgical options in early breast cancer. “Surgery Update” 2007. MAMC Delhi.
  • Agarwal G, George RK. Disease overview: Management of Thyroid Cancer- I Differentiated Thyroid Cancer. “Pfizer Med J”, 2004 Apr-May: 4-5.
  • Agarwal G, George RK. Disease overview: Management of Thyroid Cancer- II: Medullary, Anaplastic and Lymphoma. Pfizer Med J, 2004 Jun-Jul.
  • Agarwal G, Mishra A., Kar DK, Agarwal A, Mishra SK. Current status of parathyroid transplantation (review). Hospital Today, 1999;IV(4):.
  • * Misra AK, Mishra A, Agarwal A, Agarwal G, Mishra SK. Occult breast cancer- a management dilemma. "Annals Endocrine Surg", 1999;4(4):.
  • Misra AK, Baxi M, Mishra A, Agarwal A, Agarwal G, Mishra SK. Intra operative investigations in Endocrine Surgery. “Annals Endocrine Surg”, 1998;3(3):1-9.
  • * Mishra A, Kar DK, Agarwal G, et al. Transplantation of Parathyroid glands: an overview. “Annals Endocrine Surg”, 1998;3(3):12-21.
  • Agarwal G. Adrenal tumours in children. (review article) Hospital Today 1998;III (3):144-153.
  • * Kar DK, Agarwal G, Agarwal A, Mishra SK. Laparoscopic adrenalectomy: state of the art. Annals Endocrine Surg, 1997;2(1):19-35.
  • Agarwal G, Agarwal A, Mishra SK. Diagnosis and treatment of Cushing’s syndrome: current perspectives. Annals Endocrine Surg, 1996;1(1):41-48.

Abstracts Published in Indexed Journals

    • Agarwal G, Tulsiyan S, Lal P, Mittal B. Embryonic stem cells and BR CA risk & prognosis in a North Indian cohort: multi-analytical study. “The Breast” 2015;24(Suppl 1):S45. (Abstract)
    • Agarwal G, Tulsyan S, Chaturvedi P, Lal P, Agrawal S, Mittal RD, Mittal B. Impact of Drug metabolizing enzymes gene polymorphisms on breast cancer outcomes: a pharmacogentic study. “Indian J Cancer” November 2013;50(Suppl 1):S46.
    • Agarwal G, Tulsyan S, Chaturvedi P, Nanda G, Lal P, Agrawal S, Mittal RD, Mittal B. Drug metabolizing enzymes gene polymorphisms and anthracyclines toxicity and breast cancer outcomes. “Breast J” March 2013;22(Suppl 1):S57.
    • Agarwal G, Sadacharan S, Aggarwal V, Kumar S, Lal P, Gupta S, Mishra SK. Utility of biochemical bone turnover markers in prediction of bone metastases and monitoring therapy in breast cancer patients. “World J Surg” 2011;35:S386.
    • Agarwal A, Agarwal S, Tewari P, Chand G, Mishra A, Agarwal G, Verma AK, Mishra SK. Clinico-pathological profile, airway management and outcome in huge multinodular goiters (>300 gms): an institutional experience from endemic goiter region. “World J Surg” 2011;35:S329.
    • Retnam AS, Chand G, Mishra A, Agarwal G, Agarwal A, Verma AK, Mishra SK. Assessment of swallowing function disorders in benign goiters and impact of thyroidectomy upon them: a case control study. “World J Surg” 2011;35:S348.
    • Tulsyan S, Agarwal G, Lal P, Mittal B. Role of CYP2D6 genetic variants on cyclophosphamide associated toxicity in breast cancer patients. “Carcinogenesis” 2011. p06.
    • Agarwal G, Gambhir S, Lal P, Krishnani N, Kheruka S, Mishra SK. Sentinel lymph node biopsy in large node negative Breast Cancer: Results of a validation study using low-cost Blue dye & 99mTc-Antimony Colloid “Breast J” March 2011;20(Suppl 1):S60.
    • Agarwal G, Shukla M, Dabadghao P, Yadav S, Godbole MM, Dhalapathy S, Mishra SK. Vitamin D status and tumor size have no impact of intra-op PTH dynamics in patients with symptomatic PHPT. “J Japan Surg Society” 2010;111(2):243.
    • Chand G, Agarwal A, Agarwal S, Mishra A,  Agarwal G, Verma AK, Mishra SK. Hyperthyroidism coexisting with thyroid cancer- another justification for total thyroidectomy in apparently benign toxic goiters. “J Japan Surg Society” 2010;111(2):241.
    • Agarwal S, Chand G, Agarwal A, Mishra A,  Agarwal G, Verma AK, Mishra SK. Clinico-pathological profile, airway management and outcome in huge multi-nodular goitres (>300gms)- an institutional experience from an endemic region. “J Japan Surg Society” 2010;111(2):242.
    • Dhalapathy S, Chand G, Mishra A,  Agarwal A, Verma AK, Mishra SK, Agarwal G. Indian pheochromocytoma patients differ with patients from rest of the world in clinico-pathological attributes, but have similar outcomes of surgery. “J Japan Surg Society” 2010;111(2):243.
    • Agarwal G, Ramakant P, Mishra A, Agarwal A, Verma AK, Mishra SK, Rastogi N, Lal P. Outcomes of breast conservation treatment for early breast cancer in Indian patients: single institutional experience. “World J Surg” 2009;33:S143.
    • Ramakant P, Chand G, Mishra A, Agarwal A, Verma AK, Mishra SK, Agarwal G. Minimally invasive parathyroidectomy for overtly symptomatic primary hyperparathyroidism in vitamin D deficient patients: an institutional perspective. “World J Surg” 2009;33:S217.
    • Mehrotra PK, Mishra SK, Chand G, Mishra A, Agarwal G, Agarwal A, Verma AK. An institutional experience over two decades of pediatric and adolescent pheochromocytoma. “World J Surg” 2009;33:S207.
    • Agarwal G, Pradeep PV, Aggarwal V. Breast cancer in developing countries- an overview. “Lijecnicki Vjesnik” (Croatian J) 2006 Suppl 3;128:59.
    • Agarwal G, Gambhir S, Kheruka S, Krishnani N, Mishra SK. Low-cost Sentinel Node Studies in Breast Cancer with Indigenous Blue dye & 99mTc-Antimony Colloid “J Japan Surg Soc” 2005;106: 221.
    • Agarwal G, George RK, Gupta SK, Dutta NR, Mishra SK. Use of Biochemical bone turnover markers for predicting bone metastases and monitoring of therapy in breast cancer patients: preliminary report. “J Japan Surg Soc” 2004;105:.
    • Agarwal G, Upadhyay G, Singh R, Mishra SK, Godbole MM. “Breast specific iodine transport mechanism and its role in breast carcinogenesis”.J Japan Surg Soc 2003;104:.
    • Mahesh SG, Agarwal A, Agarwal G, Verma AK, Mishra SK. Clinical profile of diabetic foot lesions- an institutional audit. J Japan Surg Soc 2003;104:.
    • Singh N, Kaushal M, Agarwal A, Agarwal G, Verma AK, Mishra SK. Management of patients with pheochromocytoma. Journal of Japan Surgical Society 2003; 104: 387
    • Kaushal M, Singh N, Agarwal A, Agarwal G, Verma AK, Mishra SK. Clinico-pathological   profile of advanced thyroid carcinomas in long standing goitres of endemic origin. Journal of Japan Surgical Society 2003; 104: 384 (abstract)
    • Agarwal SK, Singh N, Mubeen M, Singh A, Agarwal G, Gupta NK. Carotid body tumors: A report of 5 cases and our surgical approach. Ind J Thora Cardiovas Surg 2003; 19: 53 (abstract)
    • Singh N, Agarwal G, Agarwal A, George RK, Verma AK, Mishra SK. Video assisted thoracoscopic thymectomy: Initial experience. Ind J Thora Cardiovas Surg 2003; 19: 53 (abstract)
    • Das BK, Pradhan PK, Agarwal G, Mishra SK, Godbole MM, Nagbhushan S. Study of the pattern of inhibition of sodium iodide symporter (NIS expression) in thyroid, normal human breast and breast cancer.  World J Nucl Med 2002 Sept; 1(Suppl. 2): S34
    • Pradhan PK, Das BK, Agarwal G, Mishra SK, Godbole MM. Study of effect of potassium perchlorate on the expression of sodium iodide symporter (NIS) in human breast cancer.  Eur J Nucl Med 2002 Aug; 29(Suppl. 1): S235.
    • Das BK, Pradhan PK, Agarwal G, Mishra SK, Godbole MM. Scintigraphic study of the effect of potassium perchlorate on expression of Sodium Iodide symporter (NIS) in human breast cancer. J Nucl Med. 2002 May, 43 (5) 120.
    • Agarwal G, Gauger P, England B, Mishra SK, Reeve TS, Thompson NW, Delbridge LW. Intraoperative PTH (QPTH) does not detect double parathyroid adenomas: results of a multi-centric international study. J Japan Surg Soc 103:550,2002.
    • Agarwal G, Barraclough BH, Reeve TS, Delbridge LW. Minimally invasive parathyroidectomy: the lateral “focused” approach. ANZ J Surg 71: A36, 2001.
    • Delbridge LW, Agarwal G, Reeve TS. Total thyroidectomy for multi-nodular goiter. ANZ J Surg 71: A36, 2001.
    • Agarwal G, Mishra SK, Kar DK, Gupta SK, Mithal A, Robinson BG, Delbridge LW. Post parathyroidectomy calcium dynamics in primary hyperparathyroidism patients: a two nation comparative study. ANZ J Surg 71: A33, 2001.
    • Barakate MS, Agarwal G, Robinson B, Delbridge LW. Changing approach to surgery for Graves’ disease. ANZ J Surg 71: A38, 2001.
    • Agarwal G, Barraclough BH, Robinson BG, Reeve TS, Delbridge LW. Focused Minimally invasive parathyroidectomy: 100 consecutive cases using a scan directed lateral approach. ANZ J Surg 71: A39, 2001.
    • Agarwal G, Barakate MS, Cass D, Cowell C, Reeve TS, Delbridge LW. Management of thyroid cancer in children. ANZ J Surg 71:A39, 2001.
    • Delbridge LW, Agarwal G, Dolan S, Reeve TS. Endoscopic assisted parathyroidectomy vs focused minimally invasive parathyroidectomy: a prospective randomized controlled trial. J Japanese Coll Surgeons 26(3):458, 2001.
    • Mishra, SK, Agarwal G, Kar DK, Agarwal A, Gupta SK, Mithal A, Rastad J. Primary hyperparathyroidism in India. Brit J Surg. 2000;87(9):1261.
    • Agarwal G, Mishra A, Pandey R, Gupta RK, Agarwal A, Mishra SK. Management of thyroid cancer in endemic iodine deficient region: impact of emergence of newer pathological variants. Endocrine Journal (Jap J Endocrinol), 2000.
    • Mishra A, Agarwal G, Agarwal A, Mishra SK. Nodules in Graves disease- a study from an endemic region. Endocrine Journal (Jap J Endocrinol), 2000.
    • Prasad KK, Kar DK, Agarwal G, Krishnani N, Mishra SK, Pandey R. Comparison of clinical and biochemical correlates of various parthyroid lesions in primary hyperparathyroidism in Indians. Indian J Pathol Microbiol 2000 Apr, pp 192.
    • Agarwal G, Mishra SK, Mithal S, Arya, V. Remarkable but disorderly recovery of osteitits fibrosa cystica following parathyroidectomy. J Japan Surg Soc, vol. 100, no. 1, p 164, 1999.
    • Mishra AK, Mishra A, Agarwal G, et al. Adrenal tumours in children. J Japan Surg Soc, vol. 100, no. 1, p 193, 1999.
    • Mishra A, Agarwal G, Agarwal A, Mishra SK. Safety and Efficacy of total thyroidectomy in hands of trainees. J Japan Surg Soc, vol. 100, no. 1, p 163, 1999.
    • Kar DK, Mishra A, Agarwal A, Agarwal G, Mishra SK. Surgical treatment of Grave’s disease. J Japan Surg Soc, vol. 100, no. 1, p 163, 1999.
    • Mithal A, Agarwal G, Singh AK, Mishra SK, Rao DS. Severe bone disease in primary hyperparathyroidism in Indians: A reflection of calcium and vitamin D nutritional status? J Bone Mineral Res, Vol. 12, Suppl 1, S677, 1997.
    • Mithal A, Agarwal G, Singh AK, Mishra SK, Rao DS. Severe bone disease in primary hyperparathyroidism in Indians: A reflection of vitamin D status? Japanese J Bone Mineral Metab, Vol. 15, No. 2, 82, 1997.
    • Mishra SK, Agarwal A, Agarwal G, Baijal SS. Intraoperative ultrasonography: a vital tool in surgery for insulinoma. Indian J Gastroenterol, 14 (Suppl 1), 1996.
    • Agarwal G, Gupta SK, Gupta S, et al. Serum and tissue trace elements in colo-rectal cancers. Indian J Gastroenterol, 13 (Suppl 1), A 73, 1994.
    • Agarwal G, Gupta SK, Khanna NN. Management of traumatized spleen. Indian J Gastroenterol, 12 (Suppl 2), A25, 1993.
    • Agarwal G, Roy MK, Gupta SK, Khanna NN. Management of liver hydatid- an experience over 8 years. Indian J Gastroenterol, 12 (Suppl 2), A87, 1993.

› Extra-mural research grants/projects

  • “Risk profiles of breast cancer sub-types and a survival platform using mobile technology”. 2015 onwards. Accepted for funding by Dept of Health Research, ICMR
  • “Multi-national multi-centric study on sentinel lymph node biopsy using novel technology and dyes.” 2010 onwards Funded by: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Nov 2010 onwards, ongoing.
  • “Pharmacogenetic assessments in breast cancer treatment outcomes”. 2010 onwards
  • Funded by: Indian Council of Medical Research. June 2010 onwards, ongoing.
  • “To investigate anti-proliferative efficacy of molecular iodine in breast cancer cell lines and nude mice model in relation to hormonal milieu: a combitorial approach”. Funded by: Department of Bio-technology. 2010 onwards, Ongoing.
  • “Outcomes of triple negative breast cancers in comparison with other subtypes”.
  • Independent research grant from Medical Research Specialists group. Status: Completed.
  • “Global gene-expression profiling and candidate genes mutation studies in Indian breast cancer patients.”2009-2013. Funded by: University Grants Commission/ Dr RNK Bamezai’s lab, National Centre of Applied Human Genetics (NCAHG), SLS, JNU, NEW Delhi.
  • “Feasibility study of safe breast conservation, and Sentinel Lymph Nodes Studies in large or locally advanced breast cancer patients following Neo-adjuvant chemotherapy.”
  • 2005-2008. – Independent research grant from Medical Research Specialists group. Status: Completed


    SGPGI intramural grant for research projects
  • SDHB Immunohistochemical staining as a method to assess SDH Mutations in Paragangliomas and Pheochromocytomas. (Principal Investigator), 2014.
  • Prospective randomized controlled trial of use of in-house prepared low-cost radio-pharmaceutical and methylene blue dye versus commercially marketed dyes for sentinel node biopsy (SLNB) in patients with early stage invasive breast cancer. (Principal Investigator), 2014.
  • Prospective Case-control Study of Myocardial and Endothelial Dysfunction in Symptomatic Primary Hyperparathyroidism Patients and its Reversal Following Surgical Cure. (Principal Investigator), 2010.
  • Study of Catecholamine induced dysfunction and cardio-myopathy and its reversal following curative surgery in pheochromocytoma patients. (Principal Investigator), 2008.
  • Technetium per-technetate scintigraphy in breast cancer and fibrocystic disorders of breast. (Co-investigator), 2001.
  • Study of effects of iodine adjunct treatment on gene expression of molecules involved in iodine transport (NIS) and apoptotic effector pathway (bcl-2, bcl-xl and bax) in DMBA induced breast cancer in rats. (Principal investigator), 1999.
  • Study of biochemical markers of bone turnover in metastatic and non-metastatic breast cancer. (Principal investigator), 1998.

› Future Research

  • Sodium iodide symporter role in breast oncogenesis and disease progression
  • Development of a radio-iodine responsive breast cancer model in animals

› Industrial Relevance

Low cost surgical technology for developing nations

› Languages Known

English & Hindi

› Profile Details

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