Aggressive resection of metastatic disease in selected patients with malignant gastrinoma.

@article{Norton1986AggressiveRO,
  title={Aggressive resection of metastatic disease in selected patients with malignant gastrinoma.},
  author={Jeffrey A. Norton and Paul H Sugarbaker and John L. Doppman and Robert A. Wesley and Paul N. Maton and Jerry Gardner and Robert Thomas Jensen},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={1986},
  volume={203 4},
  pages={352-9}
}
Fifteen patients with Zollinger-Ellison syndrome followed at the National Institutes of Health with extensive metastatic disease had an actuarial 5-year survival of 20%. Therefore, in 1982 a prospective study to examine the effect and feasibility of removing all gross tumor in selected patients with extensive metastatic disease was instituted. Five patients with extensive metastatic gastrinoma confined to the abdomen in whom imaging studies suggested the possibility of complete surgical… CONTINUE READING

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