The importance of biopsy and proper diagnostics in the tactics choice of surgical treatment of insulinoma

Date 28 June 2017
Event ESMO World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer 2017
Session ESMO World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer 2017
Topics Gastrointestinal Cancers
Pathology/Molecular Biology
Presenter Mirjalol Djuraev
Citation Annals of Oncology (2017) 28 (suppl_3): iii13-iii136. 10.1093/annonc/mdx261
Authors M. Djuraev, S. Ahrarova, S. Khudayorov, D. Egamberdiev, D. Nishanov
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Abstract

Insulinoma is rare tumor which occurs in the islets of Langerhans and produced an excess of the hormone insulin, which is caused the development of a fasting hypoglycemic syndrome. Diagnosis of insulinoma represents a complex challenge, since the symptoms of hypoglycaemia have nonspecific character. Early and qualifying diagnosis plays an important role in determining the choice of tactics of surgical treatment.