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What treatment is recommended for vipoma?

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Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 65 years experience
Resection: VIPomas are neuroendocrine tumors that secrete vasoactive intestinal peptide (VIP) autonomously., They originate in amine precursor uptake and decarboxylation (APUD) cells of the gastroenteropancreatic endocrine system and in adrenal or extra-adrenal neurogenic sites. Whwn defined because of the symptoms produced, surgical resection is indicated.

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