Introduction: Pulmonary typical and atypical carcinoids are widely considered indolent, although they can metastasize even with a very long relapse free interval. No standard follow-up strategy exists after a radical resection.
Aim(s): To evaluate the clinical characteristics of the recurrences in resected pulmonary carcinoids.
Materials and methods: We retrospectively reviewed data of about 159 patients who underwent surgical resection for pulmonary carcinoid from October 1998 to April 2009 at the European Institute of Oncology, in Milan.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Presenting Author: Michela Squadroni
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