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68Ga-exendin-4 PET/CT detects insulinomas in patients with endogenous hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia in MEN-1.

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Summary of "68Ga-exendin-4 PET/CT detects insulinomas in patients with endogenous hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia in MEN-1."

Surgical intervention is advised in patients with multiple endocrine neoplasia type-1 (MEN-1) with non-functioning pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PanNET) and a size ≥20mm. Functioning PanNET such as patients with endogenous hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia (EHH) due to (one or multiple) insulinoma(s) should be treated surgically independent of size. Preoperative localization of insulinomas is critical for surgery.

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Name: The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism
ISSN: 1945-7197
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