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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Garbrecht, N; Anlauf, M; Schmitt, A; Henopp, T; Sipos, B; Raffel, A; Eisenberger, CF; Knoefel, WT; Pavel, M; Fottner, C; Musholt, TJ; Rinke, A; Arnold, R; Berndt, U; Plöckinger, U; Wiedenmann, B; Moch, H; Heitz, PU; Komminoth, P; Perren, A; Klöppel, G 
Title:
Somatostatin-producing neuroendocrine tumors of the duodenum and pancreas: incidence, types, biological behavior, association with inherited syndromes, and functional activity. 
Abstract:
Somatostatin-producing neuroendocrine tumors (SOM-NETs) of the duodenum and pancreas appear to be heterogeneous. To determine their clinicopathological profiles, respective data were analyzed on a series of 82 duodenal and 541 pancreatic NETs. In addition, the clinical records of 821 patients with duodenal or pancreatic NETs were reviewed for evidence of a somatostatinoma syndrome. Predominant or exclusive expression of somatostatin was found in 21 (26%) duodenal and 21 (4%) pancreatic NETs. The...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Endocr Relat Cancer 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
15 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
229-241 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1351-0088 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Allgemeine Pathologie und pathologische Anatomie