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4 results for "Drake".
#256 Evaluation of the Association Between Serotonin and Bone Mineral Density in Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Bone mineral density (BMD) and fractures are influenced by diet, activity, drugs and hormones. Recent studies highlight an inverse relationship between serotonin and BMD.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Maralyn R Druce
#662 Sequlae and Survivorship in Neuroendocrine Patients Treated with 131I-MIBG
Introduction: Radionuclide therapy in the form of 131I-MIBG has been in therapeutic use since the 1980s. Newer modalities are emerging for the treatment of neuroendocrine and chromaffin cell tumors, but many of these do not yet have adequate long-term follow-up to determine longer term efficacy and sequelae.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Medical treatment - Targeted therapies
Presenting Author: Dr Wing-Chiu C Sze
Authors: Sze C, Grossman A, Amendra D, Shieh S, ...
#748 O6-Methylguanine-DNA Methyltransferase Deficiency in Neuroendocrine Tumors and Correlation with Response to Alkylating Agents (Temozolomide, Streptozotocin, Dacarbazine)
Introduction: Low O6-methylguanine-DNA methyltransferase (MGMT) expression is predictive of response to alkylants in some tumor types.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: PRRT-Ablative therapies-Endoscopic treatment
Presenting Author: MD thomas Walter
Keywords: MGMT
#1101 Malignant Insulinoma in a Patient with Diabetes: Response to Treatment and a Return to Insulin Injections
Introduction: A 64 year old male with a fourteen year history of diabetes had been treated with insulin for eight years. Over a four week period he noticed that his insulin requirements were reducing and he experienced episodes of symptomatic hypoglycaemia and upper abdominal pain. Following referral a CT scan was performed which revealed numerous liver metastases and a 8.4 by 5.2 cm mass replacing the pancreas. Liver biopsy diagnosed a neuroendocrine tumour with a MIB-1 index of up to 18%. The tumour was somatostatin receptor positive as evidenced by an octreotide scan.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Clinical cases/reports
Presenting Author: Dr David Sherriff
Authors: Sherriff D, Drake B, ...
Keywords: insulinoma, diabetes, prrt
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