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Localization of Pancreatic and Gastrointestinal NETs

Chapter

Abstract

The imaging of gastroenteropancreatic (GEP) neuroendocrine tumors is best discussed by dividing them into two groups:

Keywords

Positron Emission Tomography Neuroendocrine Tumor Calcium Gluconate Hyperinsulinemic Hypoglycemia Target Radionuclide Therapy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of ImagingHammersmith HospitalLondonUK
  2. 2.Department of ImagingImperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Hammersmith HospitalLondonUK

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