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Multivisceral resection of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours: a report of two cases

Gundara, Justin S.; Alvarado-Bachmann, Raul; Williams, Nicholas; Gananadha, Sivakumar; Gill, Anthony; Hugh, Thomas J.; Samra, Jaswinder S.

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Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (pNETs) are rare and surgical resection offers the only possibility of cure for localised disease. The role of surgery in the setting of locally advanced and metastatic disease is more controversial. Emerging data suggests that synchronous surgical resection of pancreas and liver may be associated with increased survival. We report two cases of synchronous, one stage multivisceral resections for pNET and associated reconstruction. We highlight the technical...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011-08-22
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/95326
Source: World Journal of Surgical Oncology
DOI: 10.1186/1477-7819-9-93

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