Transhepatic portal vein catheterization for localization of sporadic and MEN gastrinomas: a ten-year experience.

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We review here the 10-year experience at the University of Michigan with 35 patients with gastrin hypersecretion who underwent transhepatic venous sampling (THVS) for tumor localization. Since 1978 THVS has been done routinely in all patients with gastrinoma syndrome considered for operation. Thirty-one patients had proved gastrinomas--21 benign sporadic… (More)

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@article{Vinik1990TranshepaticPV, title={Transhepatic portal vein catheterization for localization of sporadic and MEN gastrinomas: a ten-year experience.}, author={Aaron I Vinik and Ali Reza Moattari and K. Cho and Neville W. Thompson}, journal={Surgery}, year={1990}, volume={107 3}, pages={246-55} }