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ea0052p30 | (1) | UKINETS2017

Outcomes of surgical and endoscopic resection of duodenal NETs: a systematic review of the literature

Al-Shakhshir Sarah , Dasari Bobby VM , Shah Tahir

Introduction: Duodenal neuro endocrine tumors (d-NETs) comprise about 2% of all NETs. Treatment of d-NETs involves resection of the tumour either by endoscopic or surgical resection. Local resection of the lesion is usually a safer option compared to a more radical pancreaticoduodenectomy. However, inadequate clearance by local resection might result in recurrent disease and reduce the overall survival. There is no current available evidence regarding the extent of resection.<...