Validation of five contemporary prognostication systems for primary pancreatic endocrine neoplasms: results from a single institution experience with 61 surgically treated cases.

@article{Goh2011ValidationOF,
  title={Validation of five contemporary prognostication systems for primary pancreatic endocrine neoplasms: results from a single institution experience with 61 surgically treated cases.},
  author={Brian Kim-Poh Goh and Pierce Kah-Hoe Chow and Y M Tan and P C Cheow and Yaw-Fui Alexander Chung and K C Soo and W. Douglas Wong and London Lucien Peng-Jin Ooi},
  journal={ANZ journal of surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={81 1-2},
  pages={79-85}
}
BACKGROUND Presently, several systems for the prognostication of pancreatic endocrine neoplasms (PENs) exist and the most appropriate classification system has not been clearly defined. This study aims to validate the performance of the 2004 World Health Organization (WHO), European Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (ENETS), Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), American Joint Committee for Cancer (AJCC) TNM staging and Bilimoria criteria in a cohort of patients with PENs who underwent… CONTINUE READING