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Temporal Trends in Incidence, Presentation and Work-Up of Neuroendocrine Neoplasms of the Appendix


Introduction: Although temporal trends in incidence and prognosis of neuroendocrine neoplasms have been described in the literature, data regarding trends in Appendiceal Neuroendocrine Neoplasms (ANENs) is limited.

Aim(s): To evaluate temporal trends in incidence, presentation and work-up of ANENs over a period of 13 years.

Materials and methods: Appendectomy pathology reports from a single tertiary center were reviewed. Data regarding ANEN epidemiologic, pathologic and clinical characteristics was collected.

Conference: 17th Annual ENETSConcerence (2020)

Presenting Author: Twito O

Authors: Twito O, Klein N, Paran H, Avital S, Kravtsov V,

Keywords: appendix, neuroendocrine neoplasms, hemicolectomy, prognosis, temporal trends,

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