Clinicopathological Characteristics and Long Term Survival Analysis of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Incidentalomas: An Experience of 39 Cases from a Single Chinese Institute


Introduction: Pancreatic incidentaloma was found by coincidence without specific presentation like pancreatogenic abdominal pain,palpable mass,obstructive jaundice and endocrine symptoms.The characteristics and prognosis of the tumor were rarely discussed.

Aim(s): The study was to describe the clinicopathological characteristics and evaluate the prognosis of pancreatic neuroendocrine incidentalomas.

Materials and methods: The clinical data of 39 cases of pNETs who underwent surgical treatment between Aug 1996 and Sep 2011 were enrolled.The patients were divided into non-incidentaloma group and incidentaloma group.Kaplan-Meier method and log rank analysis was used to analyze the prognosis.

Conference: 12th Annual ENETSConcerence (2015)

Presenting Author:

Authors: Leng j, Wei M, Li y, Chen z, Zheng q,

Keywords: incidentaloma, neuroendocrine, pancreas, survival,

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