Primary Carcinoid Tumors of the Pancreas Abstract #721

Introduction: Primary pancreatic carcinoids (foregut) are very rare. Diagnosis: high urinary 5-HIAA (or high serum 5-HT) or immunodetection of 5-HT cells.
Aim(s): To evaluate clinical presentation, markers excretion, histology, therapeutic approach and follow up (FU).
Materials and methods: From 1986 to 2011 in our Department, 211 neuroendocrine (NE) pancreatic tumors observed: eight (3.8%) primary carcinoid tumors. Follow up (FU) to June 2012.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Descriptive epidemiology
Presenting Author: professor Claudio Pasquali

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