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14 results for "Di Sarno".
#49 Twenty-year experience in diagnosis and treatment of insulinoma in Burdenko Surgery Clinic, Moscow Medical Academy, Russia
Introduction: For the last 20 years, 235 patients with the diagnosis of organic hyperinsulinismus were treated in Burdenko Surgery Clinic.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Prof Alexey Egorov
#76 Role of contrast-enhanced ultrasonography in the differential diagnosis of the pancreatic and hepatic lesions
Introduction: Contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (CEUS) is a new promising tool for the characterization of pancreatic lesions. This technique allows for highlighting the micro-vascularization of a lesion, especially with the use of second generation contrast media, characterized by harmonic responses at low acoustic pressures. Pancreatic endocrine tumors (PET)s were reported to have a peculiar behavior at CEUS, consisting of a higher enhancement compared to normal pancreas in the arterial phase and a rapid washout.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Francesco Milone
#131 Efficacy and safety results from a Phase II study of pasireotide (SOM230) in the treatment of patients with metastatic NETs refractory or resistant to octreotide LAR
Introduction: Pasireotide, a multi-receptor targeted somatostatin analogue, has 30-, 5- and 39-fold greater affinity for sst1,3 and sst5 receptors, respectively, and a slightly lower affinity for sst2, than octreotide. Because of this multi-receptor binding profile, pasireotide may be effective in controlling symptoms of carcinoid syndrome in patients with gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) who are no longer responsive to currently available somatostatin analogues.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Larry K Kvols
#221 Diagnostic Algorithm of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Diagnostics of pNETs is associated with certain problems due to a variety of clinical features, including a rather small size of primaries and, quite often, multiple lesions.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Ivan A Vasiliev
#223 Management of Patients with Multiple Pancreatic Tumors
Introduction: MEN-1 syndrome is a rather rare disease. It is very complicated to manage this group of patients because of the multiple pancreatic lesions and high frequency of nesidioblastosis.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Ivan Vasiliev
#541 Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound (CEUS) is a Helpful Tool to Predict the Effectiveness of Somatostatin Analogues in Patients with Liver Metastases From Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (CEUS) allows characterization of the micro-vascularization of tumor lesions. Liver metastases (LM) from neuroendocrine tumors (NET) show a typical pattern on CEUS, consistent with a rapid, intense and homogeneous enhancement (hypervascular pattern) in the arterial phase.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Valeria Ramundo
#546 Treatment of Malignant Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Hepatopancreatododenal Region
Introduction: The incidence of malignant NETs of the hepatopancreatoduodenal region is currently set at 10-15 cases per 100,000 people. Patient treatment and prognosis differ from those with adenocarcinoma.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Ivan Vasiliev
#724 Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasonography (CEUS) Reliably Predicts Tumor Progression in Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) exhibit a typical vascular pattern in the arterial phase on CEUS. The role of CEUS in the prognostic evaluation of pancreatic NET (pNET) has been poorly investigated.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Imaging (radiology, nuclear medicine, endoscopy)
Presenting Author: Michela Del Prete
#725 Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasonography (CEUS) Predicts the Effectiveness of Anti-Angiogenic Therapies in Patients with Liver Metastases from Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Liver metastases (LM) from neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) exhibit a typical hypervascular pattern in the arterial phase on CEUS, allowing for a differential diagnosis between NET and non-NET LM. Medical therapy includes agents acting on angiogenesis and vascularization which may result in a change in CEUS findings.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Imaging (radiology, nuclear medicine, endoscopy)
Presenting Author: Antonella Di Sarno
#750 Management of Metastatic Nonfunctional Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor
Introduction: Nonfunctional NETs themselves present in generally two ways, either with symptoms caused by the tumor compression of other organs, or found by imaging test performed for other reasons.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Basic Science - Genetics, epigenetics, miRNAs
Presenting Author: Ivan Vasiliev