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#1704 Diffusion Weighted Imaging as a Screening Tool in the Detection and Monitoring of Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumours in Patients with Familial Cancer Syndromes.
Introduction: Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (PNETs) occur at a higher frequency and at a younger age in patients with certain genetic conditions e.g. Von Hippel Lindau and Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia type 1. Screening for early detection and monitoring growth rates of PNETs in these high risk patients is vital in their management. MRI has emerged as the gold standard for imaging the pancreas for the detection of PNETs and diffusion weighted imaging (DWI) has become an invaluable adjunct.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Imaging (radiology, nuclear medicine, endoscopy)
Presenting Author: Dr Carys Jenkins
Authors: Jenkins C, Thomas W, Parry C, Khan M, ...
Keywords: PNET, MRI, VHL, MEN1