Surgical Treatment of Sporadic Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors: A State of the Art Review

@inproceedings{Haugvik2012SurgicalTO,
  title={Surgical Treatment of Sporadic Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors: A State of the Art Review},
  author={Sven-Petter Haugvik and Knut J\orgen Labori and Bj\orn Edwin and \Oystein Mathisen and Ivar Prydz Gladhaug},
  booktitle={TheScientificWorldJournal},
  year={2012}
}
Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNETs) are rare neoplasms. They are clinically diverse and divided into functioning and nonfunctioning disease, depending on their ability to produce symptoms due to hormone production. Surgical resection is the only curative treatment and remains the cornerstone therapy for this patient group, even in patients with advanced disease. Over the last decade there has been a noticeable trend towards more aggressive surgery as well as more minimally invasive surgery… CONTINUE READING

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