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647 results for "Carcinoid tumour(s)".
#1103 Risk and Protective Factors for Midgut Carcinoid Tumours: A Case-Control Study of Prospectively Evaluated Patients
Introduction: The incidence of midgut carcinoid tumours is on the rise, but few studies have investigated risk factors for their occurrence.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Descriptive epidemiology
Presenting Author: Doctor Maria Rinzivillo
#1518 Significance of Preoperative FDG-PET/CT Scan in Patients with Pulmonary Carcinoid Tumours
Introduction: FDG uptake on PET/CT scan has been shown to be of prognostic significance in patients (pts) with metastatic neuroendocrine tumours (NET).
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Imaging (radiology, nuclear medicine, endoscopy)
Presenting Author: MD, PhD Georgios Papaxoinis
#1918 Case Study: Immunotherapy in a Young Adult with Atypical Neuroendocrine Tumour
Introduction: Use of immunotherapy PD-1 antibody has emerged as a novel therapeutic option for treating multiple solid tumors. In the setting of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs), little is known. Currently, trials are underway investigating its use in high-grade NETs, but outcomes remain to be seen
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Clinical cases/reports
Presenting Author: Miranda Stavrides-Eid
#2129 Phosphohistone H3 (PHH3) Immunohistochemical Staining Outperforms Conventional H&E Mitotic Count in Classifying Pulmonary Carcinoids
Introduction: Pulmonary carcinoids (PC) are well-differentiated NETs and are classified as typical carcinoid (TC) and atypical carcinoid (AC). Despite the fact that TC and AC exhibit significant differences in patient survival, their classification depends on relatively subtle differences in mitotic count (MC). Although careful counting of mitotic figures (MF) is essential, it is a very subjective task, time-consuming and lacks of sensitivity and interobserver reproducibility, due to selection bias of the hot spots, heterogeneous distribution of MF, difficulty in distinguishing MF from similar chromatin changes (i.e. in apoptotic cells or due to crush, karyorrhectic debris, pyknosis or apoptosis).
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Pathology - grading, staging
Presenting Author: Dr Tu Vinh Luong
#2246 Diffuse Idiopathic Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Cell Hyperplasia (DIPNECH): Characterisation of Prevalence and Prognosis in the Pulmonary Carcinoid Population
Introduction: DIPNECH is considered a rare condition and the natural history is poorly described. It is thought to give rise to pulmonary carcinoids (PCs) (>5mm) or tumourlets (≤5mm).
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis- Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Dr Aimee Hayes
Authors: Hayes A, Banks J, Shah H, Luong T V, ...
#1363 Efficacy of Lutetium-177 DOTA Octreotate Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy in Patients with Advanced Neuroendocrine Tumours and Carcinoid Syndrome Refractory to Somatostatin Analogues
Introduction: Somatostatin Analogues (SSAs) are considered the gold standard treatment in Neuroendocrine Tumours (NETs) and carcinoid syndrome.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Medical treatment - Targeted therapies
Presenting Author: Dr Apostolos Koffas
#2036 Extra-Pulmonary Colonic Tuberculosis Presenting as Intestinal Obstruction in a Patient with Disseminated Carcinoid Tumour
Introduction: Extra-pulmonary tuberculosis is responsible for 13% of all tuberculosis cases in Brazil. The incidence of extra-pulmonary tuberculosis is mainly linked to HIV epidemic but recent meta-analysis also correlated it with other diseases like diabetes and mental disorders.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Case reports
Presenting Author: MD Eloa Brabo
#582 Comparison of biomarkers in predicting presence and severity of carcinoid heart disease in patients with metastatic mid-gut neuroendocrine tumours
Introduction: Carcinoid heart disease (CHD) is evaluated using echocardiography. The utility of plasma biomarkers for detecting the presence/severity of CHD is under-explored.
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Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Rebecca Dobson
#1152 Appendiceal Neuroendocrine Tumor: Correlation Between Histopathological Factors
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumours (NET) of the appendix are rare histopathological neoplasm’s detected following operation for appendicitis. Clinical decisions focuses on different pathological factors for further management. With the aim of defining contemporary patterns of care in surgical practice, a critical review of the records is carried to establish a correlation between different histopathological parameters
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: ...none of the below
Presenting Author: Senior Fellow Hany Nada
#122 Molecular genetic findings in gastric carcinoid suggest possible neurofibromin/Ras pathway involvement in carcinoid pathogenesis
Introduction: The molecular pathogenesis of gastrointestinal carcinoid tumours is poorly understood. We have been undertaking molecular genetic investigations of a young woman with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) in whom a gastric carcinoid tumor was detected following an episode of gastrointestinal bleeding. She was otherwise relatively mildly affected by NF1. In NF1, gastric carcinoids have been found previously only in patients with other predisposing factors, which were absent in this patient.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Edward S Tobias