Neuroendocrine carcinomas of the gallbladder: Lessons learnt from cases at opposite ends of the spectrum.

Published

Journal Article

Neuroendocrine tumors are the rarest tumors of gallbladder. The most aggressive variant is neuroendocrine carcinoma which represents about 0.5% of all gallbladder carcinomas and 0.2% of all neuroendocrine tumors. It seems possible that survival rates can be improved by utilizing wide surgical resection combined with chemotherapy. We report on two cases of extreme presentation, including age, extend of disease and treatment modalities.

Full Text

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Moris, D; Tsilimigras, D; Lim, J; Camastra, D; Nanavati, A; Knechtle, S; Barbas, A

Published Date

  • November 2018

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 23 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 1922 - 1926

PubMed ID

  • 30610822

Pubmed Central ID

  • 30610822

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1107-0625

Language

  • eng

Conference Location

  • Greece