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#2833 Surgical Correction of Carcinoid Heart Disease Improves Liver Function and 5-Hydroxyindoleacetic Acid Levels
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumours of the gastrointestinal tract cause carcinoid syndrome and carcinoid heart disease. These tumours secrete serotonin, which can bind to heart valves and cause fibrosis and valve incompetence. Most cases involve the tricuspid valve +/- pulmonary valve. Medical management comprises diuretics for fluid overload and somatostatin analogues to reduce circulating serotonin. Definitive treatment is heart-valve replacement surgery which improves exercise tolerance but has high perioperative mortality. We have previously reported that valve-replacement surgery can reduce 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid (5-HIAA) levels, reflecting a decline in hormone activity.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference (2020)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Dr Tahir Shah
#2922 Clinicopathological Characteristics of Borderline Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Neoplasms
Introduction: According to the WHO 2015 classification pulmonary neuroendocrine neoplasms (NENs) are subdivided in carcinoids and neuroendocrine carcinoma (small cell lung carcinoma and large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma (LCNEC)), based on the presence of necrosis and mitotic index (MI). However, in some NENs a discrepancy is observed between grade of differentiation and proliferation rate.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference (2020)
Category: Pathology - grading, staging
Presenting Author: MD Bregtje Hermans
#3015 Biopsy Specimen Diagnosis in Pulmonary Carcinoids, A Shot in the Dark
Introduction: Pulmonary carcinoids (PCs) are rare well-differentiated neuroendocrine tumors, which can be separated into typical carcinoid (TC) and atypical carcinoid (AC). Advised treatment for local carcinoid disease is surgical resection using lobectomy, while parenchymal saving strategies such as sub-lobar or endobronchial resection might be considered for TC. In general, pre-operative diagnosis using a (transbronchial/transthoracic) biopsy sample is performed to demonstrate malignancy. However, TC and AC classification can solely be performed on surgical resection specimens, which may challenge pre-operative treatment decisions.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference (2020)
Category: Pathology - grading, staging
Presenting Author: Drs Laura Moonen
#2187 Typical and Atypical Bronchial NETs with Advanced Disease: Incidence, Management and Survival
Introduction: Bronchial NETs are classified according to the 2004 WHO classification into typical, atypical and poorly differentiated. Typical and atypical tumours can develop metastatic disease (Stage IV) which requires careful management
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Non digestive NETs (bronchial, thymic, others) - diagnosis and therapy
Presenting Author: Dr Dalvinder Mandair
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