Laparoscopic Enucleation of Insulinomas

Matthew P. Sweet
2007 Archives of Surgery  
Hypothesis: Laparoscopic enucleation of insulinomas is safe and effective and is associated with a short hospital stay. Design: Case series identified through retrospective review of medical records. Setting: University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, a tertiary care referral hospital. Patients: Nine patients with insulinomas that were thought to be suitable for laparoscopic enucleation. Intervention: Laparoscopic enucleation of solitary insulinomas of the pancreas. Main Outcome
more » ... as. Main Outcome Measures: Successful enucleation, conversion to open operation, postoperative complications, and duration of hospitalization.
doi:10.1001/archsurg.142.12.1202 pmid:18086988 fatcat:sxppj3m4grdvjopglkoqwi73ki