Left Pancreatectomy for Neuroendocrine Pancreatic Tumors Abstract #520

Introduction: Distal pancreatectomy for neuroendocrine tumors localized in the body-tail of the pancreas (NTP) can be performed either with splenectomy (DP) or with a spleen-preserving procedure (SPLP).
Aim(s): To retrospectively evaluate postoperative complications and clinical outcome of patients submitted to laparotomic DP or SPLP for pancreatic endocrine tumors.
Materials and methods: We reviewed clinical data of patients who underwent laparotomic left pancreatectomy for NTP from January 1981 to December 2010, evaluating histological features, staging, type of surgery, early and late complications, follow-up (FU) and disease-free survival (DFS).
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Prof. Claudio Pasquali

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