Gastrinoma: Sporadic and Familial Disease

Steven K. Libutti, H. Richard Alexander

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The physiologic sequelae of a gastrinoma can be well controlled with medical therapy. The role of surgery has shifted from managing acid hypersecretion and ulcer complications to preventing metastatic disease and managing symptomatic metastases. With improved methods of imaging for the detection of occult gastrinomas, the prospective evaluation of the role for surgery in altering the natural history of these tumors is now possible.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)479-496
Number of pages18
JournalSurgical Oncology Clinics of North America
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jul 2006
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Oncology


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