Upfront surgery of small intestinal neuroendocrine tumors. Time to reconsider?
Kosmas Daskalakis, Department of Surgical Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala 75185, Sweden
Apostolos V Tsolakis, Department of Oncology and Pathology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm SE-171 76, Sweden
Apostolos V Tsolakis, Cancer Center Karolinska, Karolinska University Hospital Solna R8:04, Stockholm SE-171 76, Sweden
Apostolos V Tsolakis, Department of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Stockholm SE-141 86, Sweden
Author contributions: Daskalakis K and Tsolakis AV both designed and wrote the editorial.
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Correspondence to: Apostolos V Tsolakis, MD, PhD, Doctor, Staff Physician, Department of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Karolinska University Hospital Huddinge, Stockholm SE-141 86, Sweden. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: June 1, 2018
Peer-review started: June 1, 2018
First decision: July 4, 2018
Revised: July 9, 2018
Accepted: July 16, 2018
Article in press: July 16, 2018
Published online: August 7, 2018