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22 results for "Jensen".
#231 Chromogranin A as a Predictor of Progression, Regression or Stable Disease in Ileo-Cecal Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Chromogranin A is an excellent marker for NET and tumor volume. Plasma CgA is suggested as the most reliable marker in follow-up of patients with some types of NET.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Mr. Kenneth Højsgaar Jensen
#1694 Plasma Protein Fingerprinting for the Diagnosis of Small Intestinal Neuroendocrine Tumors (siNETs)
Introduction: siNETs are notoriously difficult to diagnose, especially in an early stage.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: MD PhD Magnus Kjellman
#2083 Plasma Protein Kallikrein-14 Strongly Predicts Pronounced Chromogranin A (CgA) Response in Small Intestinal Neuroendocrine Tumor (NET) Patients after Somatostatin Analog (SSA) Treatment: The Nordic EXPLAIN Biomarker Study
Introduction: Predicting treatment response at an early stage in the treatment algorithm for NET is highly desirable.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Associate prof, Magnus Kjellman
#2190 A Prospective Nordic Study on the Use of Chromogranin A for the Prediction of Progression in Patients with Pancreatic and Small Intestinal Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Retrospective studies showed that changes in plasma chromogranin A (CgA) might predict change in tumor burden in gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumor (GEP-NET) patients.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Gitte Dam
Keywords: gep-net, ct, cga, correlation
#12 Chromogranin A as a predictor of progression, regression or stable disease in ileo-cecal (midgut) carcinoid tumors
Introduction: A general characteristic for NETs is their expression of certain proteins, such as chromogranin A (CgA), which is released from the dense core vesicles of NE cells, occasionally together with cell specific hormones, such as gastrin and serotonin. Plasma CgA seems to be closely related to tumor burden of intestinal carcinoid tumors in humans.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Kenneth Jensen
#27 Combined treatment of rapidly progressing neuroendocrine tumors by transcatheter arterial chemoembolisation of the liver and peptide-receptor radiotherapy is save and effective. Report of thirty consecutive patients
Introduction: Patients with rapidly progressing neuroendocrine tumors presenting with high tumor load and/or severe clinical syndromes are clinically challenging and with limited life expectany. Peptide receptor radiotherapy (PRRT) and transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE) have demonstrated efficacy in the treatment of neuroendocrine tumors. However, there are no reports that both therapies have been applied in combination.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: MD Dieter Hörsch
Keywords: PRRT, TACE
#47 Plasma CCN2/connective tissue growth factor is associated with right ventricular dysfunction in Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Carcinoid heart disease (CHD) is a known complication of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs), particularly of those arising from the small intestine, appendix and proximal colon (previously known as mid-gut carcinoids). CHD is characterized by right heart fibrotic lesions and has traditionally been defined by the degree of valvular involvement, most commonly in the form of tricuspid regurgitation. Right ventricular (RV) dysfunction due to mural involvement may also be a manifestation. Connective tissue growth factor (CCN2) is upregulated in many fibrotic disorders. Increased tumor expression of CCN2 has been shown in patients with small intestinal NETs associated with peritoneal fibrosis. At present, its role in carcinoid heart disease is unknown.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Deidi S Bergestuen
#356 Activin A in Carcinoid Heart Disease: A Possible Role in Diagnosis and Pathogenesis
Introduction: Carcinoid heart disease (CHD), a complication of NETs, is characterized by right heart fibrotic lesions. In addition to serotonin, cytokines and growth factors with fibrogenic properties may play a role.
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Category: Basic
Presenting Author: MD, PhD Deidi S. Bergestuen
#365 FDOPA PET/CT has a Significant Clinical Impact on the Management of Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Studies suggest that positron emission tomography (PET) using the dopamine-synthesis tracer [18F]fluoro-dihydroxyphenylalanine (FDOPA) may improve the clinical management of patients with NET.
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Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr. Michael Sørensen
#421 Pelvic Carcinoid Tumor Recurrence Treated by Laparosocopic Ultrasonography Guided Laparoscopic Resection
Introduction: Minute retroperitoneal carcinoid tumor recurrences may be difficult to locate during surgery. A laparoscopic approach to re-resection is further hampered by the lack of tactile sense. Laparoscopic Ultrasonography (LUS) is a minimally invasive method which may compensate for the lack of palpation during laparoscopic surgery, and LUS allows for an evaluation of lesions beneath the visible surfaces. LUS is used in the pretherapeutic staging of upper GI tract cancer, and LUS can identify - and if necessary also biopsy - lesions less than 10 mm in diameter.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Henning O Nielsen
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