Introduction: Reports of octreotide therapy for symptomatic control in patients with functioning gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETs) in Asia are lacking.
Aim(s): To assess the efficacy of Octreotide therapy in patients with functioning GEP-NETs in the Asian population.
Materials and methods: Functioning GEP-NET patients who underwent Octreotide long-acting release (LAR) during June, 2002 to December, 2011 in Chang-Gung Memorial hospital (CGMH) were retrospectively analyzed.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Presenting Author: Dr. Chia-Hsun Hsieh
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