Surgical treatment of localized gastrinoma within the liver: a prospective study.

@article{Norton1998SurgicalTO,
  title={Surgical treatment of localized gastrinoma within the liver: a prospective study.},
  author={Jeffrey A. Norton and Gerard M. Doherty and Douglas L. Fraker and H. Richard Alexander and John L. Doppman and David J Venzon and Fathia Gibril and Robert Thomas Jensen},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={1998},
  volume={124 6},
  pages={1145-52}
}
BACKGROUND Studies demonstrate that liver metastases of gastrinoma significantly reduce survival. METHODS Since 1982 we have prospectively studied 213 patients with Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. For this report the results of surgery for localized liver gastrinoma were analyzed. RESULTS Zollinger-Ellison syndrome was diagnosed biochemically in all patients and acid output was controlled with medications. Imaging studies demonstrated liver gastrinoma in 69 patients (32%). Fifty-two had diffuse… CONTINUE READING
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