Response after surgical resection of metastatic pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma: can postoperative biochemical remission be predicted?

@article{Ellis2013ResponseAS,
  title={Response after surgical resection of metastatic pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma: can postoperative biochemical remission be predicted?},
  author={Ryan J. Ellis and Dhaval Patel and Tamara Prodanov and Samira M. Sadowski and Naris Nilubol and Karen A Adams and Seth Steinberg and Karel Pacak and Electron Kebebew},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Surgeons},
  year={2013},
  volume={217 3},
  pages={489-96}
}
BACKGROUND Aggressive surgical resection with intent to cure and surgical debulking procedures are commonly recommended in patients with metastatic pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma. To date there are no data on operative outcomes of patients after surgical resection of metastatic pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma to determine if such an approach is appropriate and what factors may be associated with a favorable outcome. STUDY DESIGN We performed a retrospective analysis of 30 patients with… CONTINUE READING
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