Outcome of duodenopancreatic resections in patients with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1.

@article{Bartsch2005OutcomeOD,
  title={Outcome of duodenopancreatic resections in patients with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1.},
  author={Detlef Klaus Bartsch and Volker Fendrich and Peter Langer and Ilhan Celik and Peter Herbert Kann and Matthias Rothmund},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={242 6},
  pages={757-64, discussion 764-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the outcome of an aggressive surgical approach for duodenopancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PETs) associated with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1). SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA The management of PETs is still controversial in the setting of the autosomal dominant inherited MEN1 syndrome. METHODS MEN1 patients that had either biochemical evidence of functioning PETs or visualized nonfunctioning PETs larger than 1 cm in size on imaging were operated. Since 1997… CONTINUE READING

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