The German NET-registry: an audit on the diagnosis and therapy of neuroendocrine tumors.

@article{Plckinger2009TheGN,
  title={The German NET-registry: an audit on the diagnosis and therapy of neuroendocrine tumors.},
  author={U Pl{\"o}ckinger and Guenter Kloeppel and Bertram J Wiedenmann and R{\"u}diger Lohmann},
  journal={Neuroendocrinology},
  year={2009},
  volume={90 4},
  pages={349-63}
}
AIMS Clinical experience with neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) is difficult to acquire because they are rare and heterogeneous. The impact of guidelines on the care for NETs is not known. The German NET Registry compiled information for Germany pertaining to three questions: who provides care for NET patients; does the care comply with proposed guidelines, and are the results comparable to those described in the literature? PATIENTS AND METHODS Between 2004 and 2007 data on 1,263 patients from 21… CONTINUE READING