George A. Poultsides, MD | Authors

Surgical Management of Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Gastrointestinal Tract

August 15, 2011

This article reviews the surgical management of gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors, including the preoperative control of hormonal symptoms, extent of resection required, postoperative outcomes, and differing management strategies as determined by whether the tumor has arisen sporadically or as part of a familial disorder, such as multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1.