Clin Endosc.  2016 Jul;49(4):399-401. 10.5946/ce.2015.144.

Successful Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Alcohol Ablation of Sporadic Insulinoma Using Three-Dimensional Targeting (with Video)

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  • 1Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA. amateau@umn.edu

Abstract

Surgical resection is considered the standard of care in the management of symptomatic insulinoma. In this video, we describe the successful management of a symptomatic insulinoma by using linear array endoscopic ultrasound (EUS)-guided ethanol ablation in a poor surgical candidate. EUS-guided ethanol ablation of insulinoma offers a safer, effective, and less invasive alternative to surgery.

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Insulinoma; Endoscopic ultrasound-guided alcohol ablation
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