Evaluation of Overall Survival (OS) in Patients with NETG1/G2 Neuroendocrine Neoplasms of the Small Intestine (SI-NENs)


Introduction: In many cases, the cause of death in patients with carcinoid syndrome (CS) is carcinoid heart disease (CHD) which is most often diagnosed in patients with SI-NEN.

Aim(s): The aim of this retrospective study was to evaluate the OS in patients with NETG1/G2 SI-NEN, also in the course of CS and CHD.

Materials and methods: A total of 275 patients with confirmed NETG1/G2 SI-NEN were included. Overall 108 patients with CS in the course of SI- NEN and 28 patients with diagnosed CHD were analyzed. OS was evaluated using the Kaplan-Meier method. The differences between groups in OS were calculated using Cox–Mantel test.

Conference: 17th Annual ENETSConcerence (2020)

Presenting Author: Ćwikła J

Authors: Konsek-Komorowska S, Pęczkowska M, Kolasińska-Ćwikła A, Cichocki A, Roszkowska-Purska K,

Keywords: Neuroendocrine Neoplasms of the Small Intestine, SI-NENs, carcinoid syndrome, carcinoid heart disease, Overall Survival,

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