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31 results for "Kaltsas".
#35 Primary Hyperparathyroidism in patients with gastric carcinoid Tumors type-1: an unusual coexistence
Introduction: Although a number of familiar endocrine syndromes are associated with primary hyperparathyroidism (PHP), there is no information regarding its prevalence in other sporadic neuroendocrine diseases.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Dimitrios Thomas
#55 Metronomic combination therapy including temozolamide, bevacizumab and somatostatin analogue for the treatment of malignant gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors
Introduction: Malignant gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEPNETS), mainly carcinoids, are not considered to be particularly chemotherapy-sensitive to conventional chemotherapeutic schemes. Long-standing evidence suggests these tumors to be highly vascularised and responsive to antiangiogenic strategies. Newest reports demonstrate benefit by the use of temozolamide, an oral alkylating agent similar to intravenous dacarbazine. The DNA repair enzyme O6-alkylguanine–DNA alkyltransferase (AGAT) confers cancer cell resistance to O6-alkylating agents such as temozolamide through its ability to remove methyl/alkyl groups from the O6-position of guanine, thus correcting drug-induced DNA damage.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: DR Anna Koumarianou
#59 Incidence and clinical significance of adrenal masses in patients with gastrenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors
Introduction: The widespread application of modern imaging modalities, mainly computerized tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), has revealed a 2-3% incidence of inadvertently discovered adrenal masses, the majority of which are non-functioning benign adrenal adenomas. In the presence of a known malignancy, such lesions have a more than 30% incidence of being metastases. As patients with gastrenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETS) have mainly well-differentiated and slow-growing tumors and are subject to routine abdominal imaging for disease staging or during follow-up, it is important to study the incidence and significance of such lesions based on the recently introduced TNM classification system.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Georgios Kanakis
#114 Downstaging of a gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumor after combination therapy of temozolomide, Bevacizumab and long-acting somatostatin analogs
Introduction: Patients with gastroenteropancreatic endocrine (GEP) tumors and progressive disease have been treated with several chemotherapeutic regimens with variable responses and considerable toxicity. Recent studies have shown that GEP tumors may respond to therapy with anti-angiogenic agents, mainly as a result of their increased vascularity.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Stavroula Antoniou
#245 Expression of Somatostatin Receptors and Dopamine 2 Receptor in Lung Carcinoids as a Possible Biotherapy Target
Introduction: Expression of somatostatin receptors (SSTRs) and dopamine 2 receptor (D2R) in neuroendocrine tumors is of clinical importance, as somatostatin analogues and dopamine agonists are used in biotherapy.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Apostolos V. Tsolakis
#325 Effect of Everolimus + Octreotide LAR Treatment on 5-Hydroxyindoleacetic Acid Levels in Patients With Advanced Neuroendocrine Tumors: Phase III RADIANT-2 Study Results
Introduction: Urinary 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid (5-HIAA) is a metabolite and surrogate measure of plasma serotonin, an important cause of carcinoid syndrome in patients with neuroendocrine tumors (NET).
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Eric Baudin
#478 Right Hemicolectomy in the Treatment of Patients with Appendiceal Neuroendocrine Tumors: Does Size Matter?
Introduction: A recent study of a small series of patients with appendiceal neuroendocrine tumors (ANETs) fulfilling various criteria for right hemicolectomy (RHC) revealed that approximately 25% may harbor identifiable extra-appendiceal disease. The residual disease might not have been detected using the latest European Neuroendocrine Tumors Society (ENETS) revised pathological criteria.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Simona Grozinsky-Glasberg
#767 Pancreatic NET Tumors Presenting with Hypercalcitonemia
Introduction: Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (pNET) secrete a variety of hormones, but calcitonin secretion rarely occurs.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Kalliopi Pazaitou-Panayiotou
#802 Metastatic Type 1 Gastric Carcinoid - A Real Threat or Just a Myth?
Introduction: Metastatic GCA1 are extremely rare and there is no data about their natural history, treatment and prognosis.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: ...none of the below
Presenting Author: Dr. Simona Glasberg
#830 The Predictive Value of Gastrin Levels for the Diagnosis of Gastric Enterochromaffin-like Cells Hyperplasia, in Patients with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis
Introduction: Gastrin and chromogranin A (CgA) levels have been tested for the diagnosis of enterochromaffin-like cell hyperplasia (ECLH), in patients with type 1 diabetes and autoimmune atrophic gastritis but there are no data for patients with Hashimoto's thyroiditis (HT).
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Dimitrios Thomas