Chapter 88. Treatment of Carcinoids of the Pancreas and Biliary Tract

  1. Hans G. Beger MD, FACS(Hon) Founding Editor Emeritus Professor of Surgery3,
  2. Andrew L. Warshaw MD Surgeon-in-Chief Chairman4,5,
  3. Markus W. Büchler MD Chairman Head Professor of Surgery6,
  4. Richard A. Kozarek MD Director7,
  5. Markus M. Lerch MD, FRCP Professor Chair8,
  6. John P. Neoptolemos MA, MB, BChir, MD, FRCS, FMedSci Head Professor of Surgery9,10,11,
  7. Keiko Shiratori MD Chair Professor12,
  8. David C. Whitcomb MD, PhD Professor of Medicine Chief13 and
  9. Bettina M. Rau MD Coordinating Editor Associate Professor of Surgery14
  1. Andrea Frilling MD, FACS Professor of Surgery and Vice Chairman1 and
  2. Vito Cicinnati MD Senior Fellow2

Published Online: 4 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300123.ch88

The Pancreas: An Integrated Textbook of Basic Science, Medicine, and Surgery, Second Edition

The Pancreas: An Integrated Textbook of Basic Science, Medicine, and Surgery, Second Edition

How to Cite

Frilling, A. and Cicinnati, V. (2008) Treatment of Carcinoids of the Pancreas and Biliary Tract, in The Pancreas: An Integrated Textbook of Basic Science, Medicine, and Surgery, Second Edition (eds H. G. Beger, A. L. Warshaw, M. W. Büchler, R. A. Kozarek, M. M. Lerch, J. P. Neoptolemos, K. Shiratori, D. C. Whitcomb and B. M. Rau), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300123.ch88

Editor Information

  1. 3

    c/o Universitätsklinikum Ulm, University of Ulm, Germany

  2. 4

    Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

  3. 5

    W. Gerald Austen Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

  4. 6

    Department of General and Visceral Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Germany

  5. 7

    Digestive Disease Institute, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA

  6. 8

    Department of Gastroenterology, Endocrinology and Nutrition, Ernst-Moritz-Arndt University, Greifswald, Germany

  7. 9

    The Owen and Ellen Evans Chair of Cancer Studies, University of Liverpool, UK

  8. 10

    Division of Surgery and Oncology, University of Liverpool, UK

  9. 11

    School of Cancer Studies, University of Liverpool, UK

  10. 12

    Department of Gastroenterology, Tokyo Women's Medical University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan

  11. 13

    Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA

  12. 14

    Department of General, Thoracic, Vascular and Transplantation Surgery, University of Rostock, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Surgery and Transplantation, University Hospital Essen, Germany

  2. 2

    Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, University Hospital Essen, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 11 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405146647

Online ISBN: 9781444300123

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Keywords:

  • pancreas, duodenum, biliary tract - neuroendocrine tumors (NET);
  • pancreas and biliary tract - treatment of carcinoids;
  • Zollinger–Ellison syndrome - gastrin-secreting tumors;
  • nonfunctioning tumors;
  • neuroendocrine tumors of liver;
  • extrahepatic biliary tract and neuroendocrine tumors;
  • aggressive surgical approach and favorable long-term prognosis;
  • NET of GI and gallbladder origin

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Neuroendocrine tumors of the pancreas

  • Nonfunctioning tumors

  • Neuroendocrine tumors of the duodenum

  • Neuroendocrine tumors of the liver

  • Neuroendocrine tumors of the extrahepatic biliary tract

  • Neuroendocrine tumors of the gallbladder

  • References