• Bakkar S, Al Hyari M, Naghawi M, Corsini C, Miccoli P. Transoral thyroidectomy: a viable surgical option with unprecedented complications-a case series. J Endocrinol Invest. 2017 Dec 14. doi: 10.1007/s40618-017-0808[Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29243180.

  • Miccoli P, Materazzi G, Macerola E, Bakkar S. Tailored surgery according to molecular analysis in differentiated thyroid carcinomas. Gland Surg 2017 doi: 10.21037/gs.2017.10.07

  • Bakkar S, Poma AM, Corsini C, Miccoli M, Ambrosini CE, Miccoli P. Underestimated risk of cancer in solitary thyroid nodules ≥3 cm reported as benign. Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2017. doi: 10.1007/s00423-017-1600-y. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28689321.                     Presented at the 7th symposium of the European Society of Endocrine Surgeons (ESES) 2017, Oxford-UK. 

  • Bakkar S, Materazzi G, Fregoli L, Papini P, Miccoli P. Posterior retroperitonoscopic adrenalectomy; a back door access with an unusually rapid learning curve. Updates Surg. 2017; 69(2):235-9. doi: 10.1007/s13304-017-0437-9. 

  • Miccoli P, Bakkar S. Surgical management of papillary thyroid carcinoma: an overview. Updates Surg. 2017; 69(2):145-50. doi: 10.1007/s13304-017-0449-5.

  • Bakkar S, Matteucci V, Corsini C, Pagliaro S, Miccoli P. Less is more: time to expand the indications for minimally invasive video-assisted parathyroidectomy. J Endocrinol Invest. 2017. doi: 10.1007/s40618-017-0658-2. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28374221.

  • Materazzi G, Fregoli L, Papini P, Bakkar S, Vasquez MC, Miccoli P. Robot-Assisted Transaxillary Thyroidectomy (RATT): A Series Appraisal of More than 250 Cases from Europe. World J Surg. 2017 Sep 8. doi: 10.1007/s00268-017-4213-2. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28887674.

  • Materazzi G, Ambrosini CE, Fregoli L, De Napoli L, Frustaci G, Matteucci V, Papini P, Bakkar S, Miccoli P. Prevention and management of bleeding in thyroid surgery. Gland Surg 2017. doi: 10.21037/gs.2017.06.14

  • Halawani HM, Bakkar S, Jamali SF, Khalifeh F, Abi Saad G. Life threatening presentation of thoracic duct injury post thyroid surgery; a case report. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2017;34:40-2. doi: 10.1016/j.ijscr.2017.03.003.

  • Halawani HM, Bakkar SY, Antavicius G. The current practice of metabolic surgery for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. J Minim Invasive Surg Sci. 2017 [In Press].

  • Bakkar S and Miccoli P. Minimally invasive video-assisted thyroidectomy (MIVAT) in the era of minimal access thyroid surgery (MATS). J Minim Invasive Surg Sci. 2017 [In Press].

  • Tartaglia D, Bakkar S, Piccini L, Bronzoni J, Cobuccio L, Bertolucci A, Galatioto C, Chiarugi M. Less is more: an outcome assessment of patients operated for gallstone ileus without fistula treatment. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2017. 8; 38:78-82. doi: 10.1016/j.ijscr.2017.07.007. [Epub ahead of print] 

  • Macerola E, Torregrossa L, Ugolini C, Bakkar S, Vitti P, Fadda G, Basolo F. BRAF(K601E) Mutation in a Follicular Thyroid Adenoma: A Case Report. Int J Surg Pathol. 2017; 25(4):348-351. doi: 10.1177/1066896916688083.

  • Bakkar S, Biricotti M, Stefanini G, Ambrosini CE, Materazzi G, Miccoli P. The extent of surgery in thyroglossal cyst carcinoma. Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2017; 402 (5):799-804. doi: 10.1007/s00423-016-1460-x.                                                                                                                                          Accepted as an oral presentation at the 7th biennial congress of ESES 2016, Istanbul-Turkey.

  • Spinelli C, Rossi L, Strambi S, Bakkar S, Massimino M , Ferrari A, Collini P, Cecchetto G, Bisogno G, Inserra A, Bianco F, Miccoli P. Surgical Management of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma in Childhood and Adolescence. An Italian Multicentre Study. J Endocrinol Invest 2016; 39(9):1055-9. doi 10.1007/s40618-016-0474-0.

  • Bakkar S, Frustaci G, Papini P, Matteucci V, Fregoli L, Materazzi G, Miccoli P. Track Recurrence After Robotic Transaxillary Thyroidectomy; A Case Report Highlighting The Importance of Controlled Surgical Indications and Addressing Unprecedented Complications. Thyroid. 2016; 26(4):559-61. doi:10.1089/thy.2015.0561

  • De Napoli L, Bakkar S, Ambrosini CE, Materazzi G, Basolo F, Proietti A, Macerola E, Miccoli P. Indeterminate Single Thyroid Nodule: Synergistic Impact of Mutational Markers and Sonographic Features in Triaging of Patients to Appropriate Surgery. Thyroid. 2016; 26(3):390-4. doi:10.1089/thy.2015.0311

  • Bakkar S, Materazzi G, Biricotti M, De Napoli L, Conte M, Galleri D, Aghababyan A, Miccoli P. Minimally Invasive Video-Assisted Thyroidectomy (MIVAT) From A to Z. Surg Today. 2016; 46(2):255-9. doi: 10-1007/s00595-015-1241-0

  • Qasaimeh GR, Matalqah I, Bakkar S, Qasaimeh M. Xanthogranulomatous Cholecystitis in The Laparoscopic Era is Still a Challenging Disease. J Gastrointes Surg 2015; 19:1036-42.

  • Qasaimeh RJ, Bakkar S, Jadallah K. Bouveret's Syndrome: An Overlooked Diagnosis. A Case Report and Review of Literature. Int Surg 2014;99 (6):819-23.  doi: 10.9738/INTSURG-D-14-00087.1.

  • Bakkar SY, Mishra RK. Human Fibrin Glue in Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair: An Alternative to Invasive Mesh Fixation: A Review of Literature. World J Lap Surg 2012;5:143-5.

  • Bakkar S, Gianni S, Biricotti M, Materazzi G, Ambrosini CE, Miccoli P. The Extent of Surgery In Thyroglossal Cyst Carcinoma. Langenbecks Arch Surg [PubMed ahead of print].

  • Bakkar S. Prophylactic central neck dissection in the management of papillary thyroid carcinoma; is there a meaningful outcome? Open Access J Surg 2016;1: 555554.

  • Bakkar S, Pezzetta L, Mismar A, Chicas M. A point in the history of contemporary thyroid surgery. SOJ Surgery 2016;3:1-2.

  • Bakkar S, Materazzi G. Posterior retroperitonoscopic adrenalectomy; how to do it – Pearls and secrets. J Minim Invasive Surg Sci. [In press] doi: 10.17795/minsurgery-42362.

  • Bakkar S, Matteucci V Pagliaro S, Materazzi G, Miccoli P. Minimally Invasive Video-Assisted Parathyroidectomy; a detailed illustration and highlighting an additional potential advantage over other targeted parathyroid surgeries. Surgery Curr Res 2016; 6:278. doi: 10.4172/2161-1076.1000278

  • Al-Omar K, Bakkar S, Spinelli C. Introducing a new scrotal orchiopexy technique: The fat anchor orchiopexy. J Ped Surg. 2021. Doi: 10.1016/jpedsurg.2020.10.030. 

  • Fregoli L, Bakkar S, Papini P, Torregrossa L, Ugolini C, Rossi L, Matrone A, Elisei R, Materazzi G. First report of benign track seeding after robot-assisted transaxillary thyroid surgery. American Journal of Otolaryngology. 2021; 42: 102811. Doi: 10.1016/j.amjoto.2020.102811. 

  • Aljarrah Q, Allouh M, Hallak AH, Alghezawi SE, Al-Omari M, Elheis M, Al-Jarrah M, Bakkar S, Aleshawi AJ, Al-Jarrah H, Ibrahim KS, Al Shishani JM, Almukhtar A. Lesion Type Analysis of Haemodialysis Patients Who Underwent Endovascular Management for Symptomatic Central Venous Disease. Vasc Health Risk Manag. 2020; 16:419-427. 

  • Donatini G, Bakkar S, Leclere FM, et al. SimLife model: introducing a new teaching device in endocrine surgery simulation. Updates Surg. 2020. Doi: 10.1007/s13304-020-00871-x. Doi: 10.1007/s13304-020-00871-x.

  • Bakkar S, Al-Omar K, AL-Jarrah Q, Al-Dabbas M, Al-Dabbas N, Samara S, Miccoli P. Impact of COVID-19 on thyroid cancer surgery and adjunct therapy. Updates Surg 2020; 72:867-869. 

  • AL-Omar K. Bakkar S, Khasawneh L, Donatini G, Miccoli P. Resuming elective surgery in the time of COVID-19: a safe and comprehensive strategy. Updates Surg. 2020 72: 291-295. doi: 10.1007/s13304-020-00822-6.

  • Bakkar S, Macerola E, Proietti A, et al. Developing a tool that could reliably refute total thyroidectomy for solitary Bethesda IV thyroid nodules. Updates Surg. 2020 [ahead of print].

  • Papavramidis TS, Pliakos I, Panidis S, Kotsovolis G, Koutsoumparis D, Bakkar S, Michalopoulos A. Comparing LigaSure Exact dissector to other energy devices in total thyroidectomy: a pilot study. Gland Surg 2020. Doi: 10.21037/gs.2020.02.05.

  • Miccoli P, Fregoli L, Rossi L, Papini P, Ambrosini CE, Bakkar S, De Napoli L, Aghababyan A, Matteucci V, Materazzi G. Minimally Invasive Video-Assisted Thyroidectomy (MIVAT). Gland Surg 2020; 9 (Suppl 1): S1-S5. Doi: 10.21037/gs.2019.12.05. 

  • Aljarrah Q, Bakkar S, et al. Analysis of the Peri-Operative Cost of Non-Traumatic Major Lower Extremity Amputation in Jordan. Clinicoecon Outcomes Res. 2020; 12: 13-21. doi: 10.2147/CEOR.S232779.

  • Bakkar S, Papavramidis TS, Aljarrah Q, Materazzi G, Miccoli P. Energy-based devices in thyroid surgery—an overview. Gland Surg. 2020. 9 (Suppl 1): S14-S17. doi: 10.21037/ gs.2019.08.05. 

  • Spinelli C, Strambi S, Bakkar S, Nosiglia A, Elia G, Bertocchini A, Calani C, Leoni M, Morganti R, Materazzi G. Surgical Management of Diffuse Sclerosing Variant of Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma. Experience in 25 Patients. World J Surg. 2020. 44 (1): 152-162. doi: 10.1007/s00268-019-05230-5.

  • Bakkar S, Macerola E, Aljarrah Q, Proietti A, Materazzi G, Basolo F, Miccoli P. BRAFV600E mutation: a potential predictor of more than a Sistrunk's procedure in patients with thyroglossal duct cyst carcinoma and a normal thyroid gland. Updates Surg. 2019. 71 (4): 701-704. doi: 10.1007/s13304-019-00684-7.

  • Aljarrah Q, Allouh MZ, Bakkar S, Aleshawi A, Obeidat H, Hijazi E, Al-Zoubi N, Alalem H, Mazahreh T. Major lower extremity amputation: a contemporary analysis from an academic tertiary referral centre in a developing community. BMC Surg. 2019. 19 (1):170. doi: 10.1186/s12893-019-0637-y.