Laparoscopic versus open treatment for benign pancreatic insulinomas: an analysis of 89 cases

@article{Hu2011LaparoscopicVO,
  title={Laparoscopic versus open treatment for benign pancreatic insulinomas: an analysis of 89 cases},
  author={Minggen Hu and Guodong Zhao and Ying Luo and Rong Liu},
  journal={Surgical Endoscopy},
  year={2011},
  volume={25},
  pages={3831-3837}
}
The use of a laparoscopic approach in the treatment of insulinomas is increasing. This retrospective study aimed to evaluate the authors’ experience with laparoscopic surgery for benign pancreatic insulinomas and to compare the results for a laparoscopic approach versus an open approach. From January 2000 to December 2009, data were collected retrospectively from 89 patients who underwent resection of pancreatic insulinoma via either laparoscopy (n = 43) or laparotomy (n = 46). Clinical data… CONTINUE READING
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