Reference : Carcinoid tumor of the appendix: A consecutive series from 1237 appendectomies
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Human health sciences : Gastroenterology & hepatology
Human health sciences : Oncology
Human health sciences : Surgery
http://hdl.handle.net/2268/1209
Carcinoid tumor of the appendix: A consecutive series from 1237 appendectomies
English
Tchana-Sato, Vincent [Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Liège - CHU > > Chirurgie cardio-vasculaire >]
Detry, Olivier mailto [Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Liège - CHU > > Chirurgie abdominale- endocrinienne et de transplantation >]
Polus, Marc mailto [Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Liège - CHU > > Gastro-Entérologie-Hépatologie >]
Thiry, Albert mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > > Anatomie pathologique >]
Detroz, Bernard mailto [Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Liège - CHU > > Chirurgie abdominale- endocrinienne et de transplantation >]
Maweja, Sylvie mailto [Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Liège - CHU > > Chirurgie abdominale- endocrinienne et de transplantation >]
Hamoir, Etienne mailto [Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Liège - CHU > > Chirurgie abdominale- endocrinienne et de transplantation >]
Defechereux, Thierry [Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Liège - CHU > > Chirurgie abdominale- endocrinienne et de transplantation >]
Coimbra Marques, Carla mailto [Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Liège - CHU > > Chirurgie abdominale- endocrinienne et de transplantation >]
De Roover, Arnaud mailto [Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Liège - CHU > > Chirurgie abdominale- endocrinienne et de transplantation >]
Meurisse, Michel mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Département des sciences cliniques > Chirurgicale abdominale]
Honore, Pierre mailto [Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Liège - CHU > > Chirurgie abdominale- endocrinienne et de transplantation >]
2006
World Journal of Gastroenterology
W J G Press
12
41
6699-6701
Yes (verified by ORBi)
International
1007-9327
Beijing
[en] cancer ; colon ; appendix
[fr] surgery
[en] AIM: To report the experience of the CHU Sart Tilman, University of Liege, Belgium, in the management of appendiceal carinoid tumor. METHODS: A retrospective review of 1237 appendectomies performed in one single centre from January 2000 to May 2004, was undertaken. Analysis of demographic data, clinical presentation, histopathology, operative reports and outcome was presented. RESULTS: Among the 1237 appendectomies, 5 appendiceal carcinoid tumors were identified (0.4%) in 4 male and 1 female patients, with a mean age of 29.2 years (range: 6-82 years). Acute appendicitis was the clinical presentation for all patients. Four patients underwent open appendectomy and one a laparoscopic procedure. One patient was reoperated to complete the excision of mesoappendix. All tumors were located at the tip of the appendix with a mean diameter of 0.6 cm (range: 0.3-1.0 cm). No adjuvant therapy was performed. All patients were alive and disease-free during a mean follow-up of 33 mo. CONCLUSION: Appendiceal carcinoid tumor most often presents as appendicitis. In most cases, it is found incidentally during appendectomies and its diagnosis is rarely suspected before histological examination. Appendiceal carcinoid tumor can be managed by simple appendectomy and resection of the mesoappendix, if its size is <= 1 cm. (C) 2006 The WJG Press. All rights reserved.
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