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  • Condition: Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Neoplasms
  • Journal: Pancreas
  • Treatment Used: Organ-Preserving Surgery (OPS)
  • Number of Patients: 71
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This study analyzed the surgical outcome of organ-preserving surgery (OPS) for patients with pancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms.
  • Condition: Congenital Hyperinsulinism
  • Journal: Seminars in pediatric surgery
  • Treatment Used: Surgical Treatment
  • Number of Patients: 0
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This article discusses the use of surgical treatment in patients with congenital hyperinsulinism (HI).
  • Condition: Intractable Hypoglycemia in Metastatic Insulinoma
  • Journal: Pancreas
  • Treatment Used: Liver-Directed Therapy
  • Number of Patients: 7
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The study researched the safety and effectiveness of liver-directed therapy in patients with intractable hypoglycemia in metastatic insulinoma.
  • Condition: "Deep" Pancreatic Enucleations
  • Journal: Surgical endoscopy
  • Treatment Used: Endoscopic Placement of Pancreatic Stent
  • Number of Patients: 10
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The study researched the safety and effectiveness of endoscopic placement of pancreatic stent in patients with "deep" pancreatic enucleations.
  • Condition: Severe Hypoglycemia
  • Journal: South Dakota medicine : the journal of the South Dakota State Medical Association
  • Treatment Used: Partial Pancreatectomy
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report describes a patient that was seen for possible absence seizures but was found to have severe hypoglycemia instead.
  • Condition: Ectopic Insulinoma
  • Journal: BMC surgery
  • Treatment Used: Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 2
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The study researched the diagnosis and treatment of ectopic insulinoma.
  • Condition: Insulinoma Associated with Adrenocorticotropic Insufficiency and Hypergonadotropic Hypogonadism
  • Journal: The Pan African medical journal
  • Treatment Used: Hydrocortisone
  • Number of Patients: 0
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This case report describes a a 68-year old patient diagnosed with insulinoma associated with adrenocorticotropic insufficiency and hypergonadotropic hypogonadism treated with hydrocortisone.
  • Condition: Insulinoma
  • Journal: PloS one
  • Treatment Used: Arterial Calcium Stimulation with Hepatic Venous Sampling (ASVS)
  • Number of Patients: 337
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This study investigated the use of ASVS as a diagnostic tool for localization of insulinoma.
  • Condition: Insulinomas
  • Journal: Journal of endocrinological investigation
  • Treatment Used: Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 0
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The study researched the diagnosis and treatment for insulinomas.
  • Condition: Hormonal Syndromes in Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Journal: Hepatic oncology
  • Treatment Used: Selective Internal Radiation Therapy
  • Number of Patients: 2
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The study researched the safety and effectiveness of selective internal radiation therapy for patients with hormonal syndromes in pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.
  • Condition: Mature Teratoma and Yolk Sac Testis Tumor Associated with Inherited MEN-1 Syndrome.
  • Journal: Frontiers in endocrinology
  • Treatment Used: Orchiectomy
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report describes a male patient with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN1) syndrome who developed an intratubular germ cell neoplasia, consisting of a mature teratoma and yolk sac tumor treated with orchiectomy (removal of testicle).
  • Condition: Concurrent Adult-Onset Diffuse ?-Cell Nesidioblastosis and Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor
  • Journal: International journal of surgical pathology
  • Treatment Used: Completion Pancreatectomy
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report describes a 49-year-old woman with concurrent adult-onset diffuse b-Cell nesidioblastosis and pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor treated with completion pancreatectomy.
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