Therap Adv Gastroenterol 2021 6;14:17562848211051132. Epub 2021 Dec 6.
Department of General, Visceral, and Pediatric Surgery, University Medical Center Goettingen, Robert-Koch-Straße 40, 37077 Goettingen, Germany.
VIPoma, a neuroendocrine tumour mostly occurring in the human pancreas and producing high levels of vasoactive intestinal peptide, is a rare disease that presents with a wide spectrum of symptoms, including intense diarrhoea, hypokalaemia, and cardiac complications, with life-threatening consequences. In most cases, metastatic lesions are present at VIPoma diagnosis. Treatment options include symptomatic therapy, chemotherapy, radiation and surgery. Read More