Meta-Analysis of Liver Resection versus Nonsurgical Treatments for Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors with Liver Metastases Abstract #1873

Introduction: Available data comparing the efficacy of different treatment regiments are rarely found. No meta-analyses have compared live resection with other nonsurgical treatments in resectable liver metastases from pNETs.
Aim(s): Studies have reported limited evidence of the benefits and harms of various regimens for the treatment of pNETs with liver metastases. This meta-analysis aimed to evaluate the efficacy of liver resection versus nonsurgical treatments in patients with pNET.
Materials and methods: A meta-analysis was performed to investigate the differences in the efficacy of liver resection and nonsurgical treatments based on the evaluation of 30-day mortality, symptom relief rate, median survival time, and 2-, 3-, or 5-year survival using a random-effects model.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Surgical treatment
Presenting Author: Chunhui Yuan
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