Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors: Preoperative factors that predict lymph node metastases to guide operative strategy.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Enucleation and anatomic resection (central, distal, or pancreaticoduodenectomy) are surgical options for pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors. Depending on nodal-status, enucleation alone may not be oncologically appropriate. Preoperative factors predictive of nodal-involvement are not well defined. METHODS Patients who underwent curative-intent… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/jso.24338

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