VIPomas, a Rare Entity


Introduction: VIP secreting pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors(pNETs) are rare and controlled studies are lacking.

Aim(s): To assess their prevalence and response to treatment. We performed a retrospective study using the case notes of a tertiary care center.

Materials and methods: Records from 172 patients with pNETs were reviewed for the presence of clinical, biochemical and histopathological evidence of a VIPoma.

Conference: 13th Annual ENETSConcerence (2016)

Presenting Author:

Authors: Boutzios G, Alexandraki K, Kaltsatou M, Nikolopoulos G, Moschouris P,

Keywords: VIPoma, pNET,

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