Surgical treatment of hyperinsulinism during the course of pancreatic cancer (insulinoma) - one center experience.

UNLABELLED Endogenic hyperinsulinism is mainly caused by neuroendocrine tumors (insulinomas) which autonomously secrete insulin. Because the symptoms are often aspecific, a considerably delay in diagnosis occurs. The treatment consists of operative removal of the tumor from the pancreas, preceded by pre-operative localization. In this article we describe… CONTINUE READING