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#33 Survival of Neuroendocrine Tumour Patients in Newcastle NHS Foundation Trust
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are rare neoplasms, with an incidence of 2-2.4 per 100,000, which derive from the neurones and epithelial cells of the diffuse neuroendocrine system. Neuropeptide-secreting NETs may present with overt clinical symptoms including abdominal pain, flushing and diarrhoea, whereas non-functioning NETs may be asymptomatic or present with obstructive symptoms. In Newcastle NHS Foundation Trust, NET patients are managed with a multi-disciplinary approach, according to UK and European NET guidelines.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Andy James
Authors: Hearn K, Teo L, Bernstone G, Johnson S, ...
#34 Plasma Chromogranin A(CgA) and Urinary 5 Hydroxy-indoleacetic acid(5-HIAA) use in monitoring somatostatin analogue(SSA) therapy at Newcastle NHS Foundation Trust
Introduction: Two main biochemical markers, plasma chromogranin A (CgA) and urinary 5 hydroxy-indoleacetic acid (5-HIAA) are used to aid staging and monitoring of patients with neuroendocrine (NET) tumors. Somatostatin analogues (SSA) such as octreotide and lanreotide have been used to alleviate symptoms and disease progression in NET patients. This study evaluates the use of CgA and 5HIAA in monitoring NET patients on SSA therapy at Newcastle NHS Foundation Trust.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Andy James
Authors: Teo L, Hearn K, Bernstone G, Wright R, ...
#686 Hepatic Arterial Embolization for Gastroenteropancreatic NET Liver Metastases
Introduction: Selective hepatic arterial embolization (HAE) with polyvinyl alcohol particles has been shown to be equivalent to chemoembolization for patients with hepatic gastroenteropancreatic (GEP) neuroendocrine metastases. There remains debate about its clinical effectiveness and which patients benefit from treatment.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Mr Colin Wilson
#899 Evaluation of the Clinical Utility of Plasma Biomarkers in Diagnosis of Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are rare cancers that usually develop in the gastroenterohepatic system. Diagnostic workup of these tumors includes measurement of plasma levels of marker peptides. Clinical experience suggests that these markers may be misleading if used before histological or imaging evidence of a NET is available.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Matthew Lunberg-Adams
Authors: Lunberg-Adams M, James A, Perros P, ...
#1140 Incremental Benefit of Preoperative Endoscopic Ultrasound for the Detection of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors: A Meta-Analysis
Introduction: Current guidelines recommend computed tomography (CT) scan or magnetic resonance imaging as the initial imaging modalities for the work-up of suspected pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNETs).
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Imaging (radiology, nuclear medicine, endoscopy)
Presenting Author: M.D, Ph.D. Apostolos Tsolakis
#2164 A Case of Carcinoid Induced Heart Disease
Introduction: Carcinoid Heart disease is a common disease with neuroendocrine malignancies that invade the liver due to the paraneoplastic effects of vasoactive substances such as 5-hydroxytryptamine, histamine and tachykinins released by malignant cells rather than any direct metastatic involvement of the heart.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Case reports
Presenting Author: doctor Suhel Ashraff
#1650 Lung Carcinoid: Role of NSE and Imaging Techniques in Long-Term Follow-Up of Malignancy Recurrence
Introduction: Typical and atypical Lung Carcinoids (LC) are rare neuroendocrine tumors usually characterized by good prognosis. Malignancy recurrence (MR) is uncommon but may occur even after several years; a close long-term follow-up is required.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Non digestive NETs (bronchial, MTC pheochromocytoma) Pathology, grading, staging
Presenting Author: Isabella Zanata
Authors: Zanata I, ...