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    Solid Cystic Pseudo Papillary Tumor of the Pancreas (Gruber - Frantz): A Case Report and a Review of the Literature

    Published On: September 11, 2018 | Pages: 007 - 010

    Author(s): Wissam El Hajj Moussa, Elie Aoude, Lea Azar, Elsa Sfeir and Elie Chelala*
    Background: Solid cystic pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas (SCPTP), commonly known as Gruber-Frantz’s tumor is a rare form of pancreatic tumors commonly misdiagnosed as pancreatic pseudocysts. It mainly affects middle-aged women, with an excellent prognosis. Different techniques are used to diagnose this type of tumor, while surgery remains the mainstay of the tre ...
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    Three decades of survival in Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor with Unresectable Liver Metastases

    Published On: September 05, 2018 | Pages: 002 - 006

    Author(s): Maddibande Ramachar Sreevathsa* and Nishnata Koirala
    Pancreatic neuro-endocrine tumors are rare and have a slow growth rate. They have long-term survival even when associated with hepatic metastases, after organ directed surgical treatment. Several prognostic factors have been identified for survival in pancreatic neuro-endocrine tumors with or without liver metastases. ...
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    Pancreatic cysts: Not always Cystadenoma

    Published On: February 16, 2018 | Pages: 001 - 001

    Author(s): Alba Manuel Vázquez*, Latorre Fragua R, de la Plaza R and Ramia JM
    Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNETs) account for 1-5% of all pancreatic neoplasms and are typically solid in nature. Only about 10% of are cystic [1-3]. One of the challenges in their management is establishing an accurate preoperative diagnosis. ...
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