Correlation of Ki-67 proliferative index with pathological features and outcome in pancreatic endocrine tumors Abstract #132

Introduction: Information on relationships between Ki-67 values and clinicopathological features in pancreatic endocrine tumors (PETs) is scant and comes mostly from a small series.
Aim(s): To correlate Ki-67 proliferative index with pathological features and outcome in a prospective series of PETs, to better evaluate its prognostic role.
Materials and methods: Newly-diagnosed, histologically proven, sporadic PETs observed from June 2004 to March 2007 in 24 Italian centers were included in a specific dataset. Histological details and clinical data were recorded at recruitment. After inclusion, each case was followed-up for a minimum of two years.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Alessandro Zerbi

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