Introduction: Different treatment modalities have been considered for patients with malignant advanced neuroendocrine tumors(NETs) of the pancreas and duodenum.Aggressive surgery remains a controversial yet an efficacious antitumor therapy.
Aim(s): For improving survival rate in patients with advanced NETs,wide resection can be performed with acceptable morbidity and mortality rates.
Materials and methods: Patients with advanced NETs who underwent surgery between 2016 to 2019 were enrolled from Sir Ganga Ram Hospital,Jinnah Hospital Lahore.Surgical procedure, pathologic characteristics, mortality rates, and disease-free and overall survival rates were recorded.Disease-free survival was defined as no tumor identified on radiological imaging studies and no detectable abnormal hormone levels.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Surgical treatment and Ablative Therapies
Presenting Author: Doctor Azka Athar
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