Pancreatic endocrine tumors: a large single-center experience.

@article{Figueiredo2009PancreaticET,
  title={Pancreatic endocrine tumors: a large single-center experience.},
  author={F{\'a}tima Aparecida Ferreira Figueiredo and Marc A Giovannini and Genevi{\'e}ve Monges and Slim Charfi and Erwan Bories and Christian Pesenti and Fabrice Caillol and Jean Robert Delpero},
  journal={Pancreas},
  year={2009},
  volume={38 8},
  pages={936-40}
}
OBJECTIVES Pancreatic endocrine tumors (PETs) are infrequent, which makes large experiences unlikely. Our aim was to describe a large single-center experience with PETs and the use of endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and a cancer staging system (TNM). METHODS This study involves a retrospective analysis of 86 patients (44 men; age, 58 +/- 14 years) who underwent EUS-fine needle aspiration (EUS-FNA). Immunohistochemistry was used. Lesions were classified as recommended by TNM classification… CONTINUE READING
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