What are the NANETS guidelines on the treatment of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) of the appendix?

Updated: Dec 23, 2018
  • Author: Evan S Ong, MD, MS; more...
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The NANETS guidelines include the following recommendations [14] :

  • Excision for tumors ≤2 cm; consider right hemicolectomy with node dissection if high-risk features are present

  • Tumors >2 cm: Right hemicolectomy with node dissection


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