An aggressive surgical approach leads to long-term survival in patients with pancreatic endocrine tumors.

@article{Fendrich2006AnAS,
  title={An aggressive surgical approach leads to long-term survival in patients with pancreatic endocrine tumors.},
  author={Volker Fendrich and Peter Langer and Ilhan Celik and Detlef Klaus Bartsch and Andreas Zielke and Anette Ramaswamy and Matthias Rothmund},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={244 6},
  pages={845-51; discussion 852-3}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the outcome of reoperations in patients with duodenopancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PETs) in a tertiary referral center. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA The management of reoperations in PETs is still controversial. METHODS A total of 125 patients with PETs that underwent surgery between 1987 and 2004 at our institution were retrospectively evaluated. The diagnosis of PETs was based on clinical symptoms, biochemical tests, and histopathology. Patients with at least one… CONTINUE READING
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