Management strategy for small duodenal carcinoid tumors: does conservative management with close follow-up represent an alternative to endoscopic treatment?

@article{Min2013ManagementSF,
  title={Management strategy for small duodenal carcinoid tumors: does conservative management with close follow-up represent an alternative to endoscopic treatment?},
  author={B. J. Min and Eun Kim and Jun Haeng Lee and Hee C Kim and Yang Won Min and Poong-Lyul Rhee and Jae J Kim and Jong Chul Rhee},
  journal={Digestion},
  year={2013},
  volume={87 4},
  pages={247-53}
}
BACKGROUND/AIMS Limited data exist regarding the natural history of duodenal carcinoid tumors and the efficacy of endoscopic treatment. METHODS A total of 27 patients with duodenal carcinoid tumors were enrolled. All tumors were located outside the periampullary region and were ≤10 mm in size. 11 patients underwent endoscopic mucosal resection (EMR) and argon plasma coagulation (APC). 13 patients did not undergo any specific procedure for tumor removal and were followed clinically. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING
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