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#626 Preliminary Results of a Nationwide Survey of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors in von Hippel–Lindau Disease in Japan
Introduction: von Hippel–Lindau disease (VHL) is an intractable disease characterized by various tumors including pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNET).
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Dr. Hisato Igarashi
Introduction: Although Chromogranin A (CgA) is known as a useful marker for pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (pNET) in the West, the usefulness of CgA in Japanese patients with pNETs is unclear.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Presenting Author: Masayuki Hijioka
Introduction: The 72-hour fasting test is the gold standard for the diagnosis of insulinoma. However, the test can become a burden for both patients and medical staff and, shortening the duration of fast has been attempted. There are several reports on the high sensitivity of fasting test but only a few reports on its specificity. An insulinoma can be localized using invasive tests such as endoscopic ultrasonography and selective arterial secretagogue injection test. Therefore, insulinoma detection with high specificity may be needed to avoid unnecessary examinations.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
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Presenting Author: Keijiro Ueda