Multimodal Treatment of Vasoactive Intestinal Polypeptide-producing Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors with Liver Metastases

@inproceedings{Iwasaki2017MultimodalTO,
  title={Multimodal Treatment of Vasoactive Intestinal Polypeptide-producing Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors with Liver Metastases},
  author={Mari Iwasaki and Kouhei Tsuchida and Hidehito Jinnai and Toshinori Komatsubara and Takahiro Arisaka and Misako Tsunemi and Masakazu Nakano and Makoto Iijima and Hideyuki Hiraishi},
  booktitle={Internal medicine},
  year={2017}
}
A 53-year-old man presented with diarrhoea and hypokalaemia and was diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumour of unknown origin with multiple liver metastases. Somatostatin analogues led to a reduction in the size of the tumours and improvement of his symptoms. However, after several years, the tumours grew in size, and the patient's clinical symptoms recurred. The patient underwent transcatheter arterial embolization (TAE) of the hepatic artery to treat the liver metastases. Immediately after… CONTINUE READING
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