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


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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