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Appendiceal Neuroendocrine Tumor: Correlation Between Histopathological Factors


Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumours (NET) of the appendix are rare histopathological neoplasm’s detected following operation for appendicitis. Clinical decisions focuses on different pathological factors for further management. With the aim of defining contemporary patterns of care in surgical practice, a critical review of the records is carried to establish a correlation between different histopathological parameters

Aim(s): to establish a correlation between pathological different pathological factors

Materials and methods: Review of the records of all patients referred to the neuroendocrine tumour unit and pathology department at Royal free Hospital identified 199 patients with a confirmed histological diagnosis of appendix NET lesions from January 2004 to July 2014.

Conference: 12th Annual ENETSConcerence (2015)

Presenting Author: Nada H

Authors: Nada H, Anania M, Luong T, Garcia-Hernandez J, Caplin M,

Keywords: Appendicectomy, Appendix, Carcinoid tumour(s), Neuroendocrine tumors,

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