5 results for "Bergestuen".
Introduction: Carcinoid heart disease (CHD) is a known complication of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs), particularly of those arising from the small intestine, appendix and proximal colon (previously known as mid-gut carcinoids). CHD is characterized by right heart fibrotic lesions and has traditionally been defined by the degree of valvular involvement, most commonly in the form of tricuspid regurgitation. Right ventricular (RV) dysfunction due to mural involvement may also be a manifestation. Connective tissue growth factor (CCN2) is upregulated in many fibrotic disorders. Increased tumor expression of CCN2 has been shown in patients with small intestinal NETs associated with peritoneal fibrosis. At present, its role in carcinoid heart disease is unknown.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Presenting Author: Dr. Deidi S Bergestuen
Introduction: Carcinoid heart disease (CHD), a complication of NETs, is characterized by right heart fibrotic lesions. In addition to serotonin, cytokines and growth factors with fibrogenic properties may play a role.
Presenting Author: MD, PhD Deidi S. Bergestuen
Introduction: Several guidelines have given recommendations for optimal use of biomarkers and molecular imaging. However, those guidelines’ implementation may not be always possible due to local policies or lack of access to several diagnostic studies.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Presenting Author: DR CHRISTOS Toumpanakis
Introduction: Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors account for 2-3% of all pancreatic neoplasms.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference 2013 (2013)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Prognosis
Presenting Author: MD Raziye B. Cetinkaya
Introduction: Studies show an increasing trend in the incidence of neuroendocrine neoplasms (NENs). A significant number of NENs occur in less common primary sites, but they are often excluded from the population based studies.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference 2015 (2015)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: MD Raziye Boyar Cetinkaya