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Table 1 Preoperative imaging to localize insulinoma, intraoperative finding and surgical approach in three patients

From: Preoperative Glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor imaging reduces surgical trauma and pancreatic tissue loss in insulinoma patients: a report of three cases

Imaging/surgical procedure Patient 1 (f) Patient 2 (f) Patient 3 (m)
CT scan - - Normal
MRI Hypervascular lesion in uncinate process Normal Normal
111In-DOTA-exendin-4 SPECT/CT Pancreatic corpus Dorsal of uncinate process Pancreatic tail
Intra-operative Pancreatic corpus Dorsal of uncinate process Pancreatic tail
Access Open Open Laparoscopic
Technique Enucleation Enucleation Pancreatic tail resection