Carcinoid tumors of the appendix in children--epidemiology, clinical aspects and procedure.

@article{Doede2000CarcinoidTO,
  title={Carcinoid tumors of the appendix in children--epidemiology, clinical aspects and procedure.},
  author={Thorsten Doede and Hanne Foss and Juergen Waldschmidt},
  journal={European journal of pediatric surgery : official journal of Austrian Association of Pediatric Surgery ... [et al] = Zeitschrift fur Kinderchirurgie},
  year={2000},
  volume={10 6},
  pages={372-7}
}
INTRODUCTION Incidental detection of a carcinoid tumor of the appendix after appendectomy is often accompanied by uncertainty about the further procedure. The tumor frequency in our own patient population, the further course in these children and a practicable follow-up protocol have to be determined. PATIENTS AND METHODS All appendectomies performed between January 1, 1982, and December 31, 1996, were retrospectively evaluated with regard to carcinoids, monitoring the clinical course, and… CONTINUE READING

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