Outcome of Laparoscopic Pancreatic Surgery: Endocrine and Nonendocrine Tumors

  title={Outcome of Laparoscopic Pancreatic Surgery: Endocrine and Nonendocrine Tumors},
  author={Laureano Fern{\'a}ndez-Cruz and Alejandro S{\'a}enz and Emiliano Astudillo and Isidro Mart{\'i}nez and Sergio Hoyos and Juan Pablo Pantoja and Salvador Zamora Navarro},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
Laparoscopic pancreatic surgery (LapPS) for management of benign pancreatic tumors has still not been defined. This paper evaluates the feasibility and outcome of LapPS in patients with endocrine pancreatic tumors (EPTs) and cystic neoplasms of the pancreas (CyNP). Eighteen patients with benign pancreatic tumors underwent LapPS between January 1998 and May 2001. The indications were 10 EPTs (6 sporadic insulinomas, 1 multiple insulinoma of multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1, 2 nonfunctioning… CONTINUE READING
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