Decreased inpatient mortality in obese patients with abdominal nets.


OBJECTIVE Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) of the abdomen are rare tumors with an incidence of 3.56 per 100,000 in the general population. Obesity is a growing public health problem with varying effects on the severities of other diseases. We investigated the association between obesity and inpatient morbidity/mortality in patients with abdominal NETs utilizing… (More)
DOI: 10.4158/EP14203,OR


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