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23 results for "Greene".
#2169 Patient and Clinician Perspectives on Symptom Priorities Across the Spectrum of Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs)
Introduction: NETs are associated with a range of symptoms, and symptom reduction is a common treatment target. Identifying priority symptoms across NETs can help inform clinical trial endpoints.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Medical treatment - others, not specified
Presenting Author: Research Prof Kimberly Webster
#105 A pilot study using biochemical markers to predict acrcinoid heart disease in patients with carcinoid disease
Introduction: Carcinoid heart disease (CHD) affects up to 15-70% of patients with carcinoid disease. Recent ENETS guidelines recommend regular echocardiographic assessment to screen for CHD. Chromogranin A (CgA) is a peptide widely used to monitor carcinoid disease progression. Neurokinin A is a tachykinin which may be a more sensitive measure of carcinoid disease progression and prognosis. N-terminal pro Brain Naturetic Peptide is used as a screening tool for heart failure and recent results suggest utility in the diagnosis of CHD.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Christopher Wong
#136 Prevalence, severity and clinical outcome of malnutrition in gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors
Introduction: Malnutrition is well-known to unfavorably influence clinical prognosis in patients (pts) with malignant diseases. However, in patients with neuroendocrine tumors (NET) prevalence and outcome of malnutrition are unknown although the gastroenteropancreatic system is most frequently involved.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Mr Sebastian Maasberg
#282 Characteristics of Patients with Well-differentiated Metastatic Lung Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Characteristics of well-differentiated lung neuroendocrine tumors (WDLNET) are poorly characterized at the metastatic stage.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Cecile Chougnet
#492 Should Primary Hyperparathyroidism at Age Below 40 Years Always Lead to Search for MEN-1, Despite Presence of Other Plausible Explanations?
Introduction: A 30-year-old female patient with inherited osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) Type 1 was referred due to hypercalcaemia and suspicion of primary hyperparathyroidism (pHPT). She had serum ca2+ 1.56 mmol/L, serum parathyroid hormone 115 ng/ml (< 70), and pHPT was diagnosed, but no scan uptake. By exploratory neck surgery, all parathyroid glands were hyperplastic and 3 ½ parathyroid + thymus were removed. The HPT was hypothesised to be due to abnormal calcium metabolism from OI (J Endocrinol Invest 1999), although not described previously.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Professor Ulla Feldt-Rasmussen
Keywords: MEN-1, screening, pHPT
#521 Cachexia in Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors: A Comparison with Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma
Introduction: Patients with pancreatic cancer (pCA) have a high propensity for cachexia even in the absence of metastases. On the other hand, patients with pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (pNET) often maintain their weight and muscle mass for a long period of time even with liver metastases.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Amit Yelsangikar
#558 MANECs Among Colorectal Signet Ring Cell Carcinomas
Introduction: The mixed adenoneuroendocrine carcinomas (MANEC, WHO 2010) are neoplasms with heterogeneous morphology, whose mixed nature may be difficult to recognize.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: MD Gratiana Hermann
#658 Somatic Mutations in H-RAS in Sporadic Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma Identified by Exome Sequencing.
Introduction: Up to 60% of pheochromocytoma (PCC) and paraganglioma (PGL) are associated with mutations in established PCC and PGL susceptibility loci. A majority of unexplained cases are characterized by an increased activity of the RAS/RAF/ERK signalling pathway. Mutations in RAS subtypes H, K and N are common in human cancers, however, previous studies have been inconsistent regarding the mutational status of RAS in PCC and PGL.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Non digestive NETs (bronchial, MTC, pheochromocytoma)
Presenting Author: Joakim Crona
#664 Natural Course and Survival of Thymic and Bronchopulmonary Neuroendocrine Tumors are Different for Male and Female MEN-1 Patients
Introduction: The course of thymic- and bronchopulmonary neuroendocrine tumors (Th- and Bp-NET) in MEN-1 patients is still unclear.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Non digestive NETs (bronchial, MTC, pheochromocytoma)
Presenting Author: MD Joanne De Laat
#671 Comparison of the Utility of Biochemical Markers in Predicting the Presence and Severity of Carcinoid Heart Disease
Introduction: Carcinoid heart disease (CHD) is a complication of metastatic neuroendocrine disease and is screened for using echocardiography.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Dr Rebecca Dobson
Authors: Dobson R, Burgess M, Chadwick C, Vora J, ...