Emili Martinez Miralles

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Insulinomas are rare endocrine tumors that are mostly sporadic, benign, and small. Preoperative radiography diagnosis may be difficult. Intraoperative palpation and ultrasound remain the gold standard for detection and planned resection. Recent studies find intraoperative gamma-probe localization as a good technique for identifying primary neuroendocrine(More)
In this brief communication, the authors indicate that amounts of neuron-specific enolase higher than 30 ng/ml are observed only in 1% of non-tumoral processes, and that when found in patients with respiratory symptoms a microcytic carcinoma of the lung can be suspected in 97% of the cases.
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