What is the mortality and morbidity associated to insulinoma?

Updated: May 31, 2020
  • Author: Zonera Ashraf Ali, MBBS; Chief Editor: Neetu Radhakrishnan, MD  more...
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Pancreatic fistula is the most common complication of surgery for insulinoma, [15] with a Other complications associated with surgery for insulinoma surgery include pseudocyst, intra-abdominal abscess, pancreatitis, hemorrhage, and diabetes. The postoperative mortality rate in another series of 117 insulinoma patients was 7.7%. [16] The median survival in metastatic disease to the liver ranges from 16-26 months.


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