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What treatment is recommended for vipoma?
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Dr. Myron Arlenanswered
Surgical Oncology 66 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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