Are Patients with Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type I Prone to Premature Death?

@article{Dean2000ArePW,
  title={Are Patients with Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type I Prone to Premature Death?},
  author={Patrick G. Dean and Jon A. van Heerden and David R. Farley and G Thompson and Clive S. Grant and William Scott Harmsen and Duane M. Ilstrup},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2000},
  volume={24},
  pages={1437-1441}
}
Multiple endocrine neoplasia type I (MEN-I) is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by endocrinopathies involving the anterior pituitary gland, parathyroid glands, and pancreas. The long-term prognosis for patients affected with this disorder is uncertain. To better characterize this prognosis, we performed a retrospective review of all patients with MEN-I treated at a single institution during the period 1951–1997. A group of 233 patients served as the study population. Their records… CONTINUE READING
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