Endoscopic ultrasonography for evaluation of pancreatic tumours in multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1.

@article{Hellman2005EndoscopicUF,
  title={Endoscopic ultrasonography for evaluation of pancreatic tumours in multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1.},
  author={Per Hellman and Joakim Hennings and G{\"o}ran {\AA}kerstr{\"o}m and Britt M Skogseid},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={92 12},
  pages={1508-12}
}
BACKGROUND Pancreatic tumours are common in patients with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1), and close surveillance is needed to detect pancreatic lesions at an early stage. Conventional radiology is inefficient in verifying the small tumours indicated by biochemical screening. During the past decade, endoscopic ultrasonography (EUS) has evolved as a sensitive method for the detection of small pancreatic lesions. METHODS EUS was evaluated in 25 patients with MEN1, two of whom had… CONTINUE READING

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