Role of surgery and transplantation in the treatment of hepatic metastases from neuroendocrine tumor.

Abstract

Neuroendocrine tumors (NET) are a heterogeneous group of cancers, with indolent behavior. The most common primary origin is the gastro-intestinal tract but can also appear in the lungs, kidneys, adrenals, ovaries and other organs. In general, NET is usually discovered in the metastatic phase (40%-80%). The liver is the most common organ involved when… (More)
DOI: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i39.14348

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