We use cookies to offer you an optimal experience on our website. By browsing our website, you accept the use of cookies.
You must be logged in to watch this video.
Login Register
  • 655
  • 2017-05-15

Diagnosis of endocrine pancreatic tumors (update of November 2014 lecture)

Epublication WebSurg.com, May 2017;17(05). URL:
You must be logged in to ask a question to authors. Click here to access your account, or here to register for free!
In this authoritative lecture, Dr. Angelos provides a brief overview of the diagnosis of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNETs). He defines PNETs, describes the different categories of PNETs, and compares functional with non-functional PNETs. He highlights the characteristics of gastrinoma, insulinoma, VIPoma, and somatostatinoma. He also summarizes National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) recommendations, imaging options, and biochemical studies for PNETs.