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#121 Serotonin synthesis inhibitors: a novel approach for managing gastrointestinal symptoms in carcinoid syndrome
Introduction: Carcinoid syndrome (CS) occurs when metastatic carcinoid tumors secrete large amounts of serotonin (5-HT) and other bioactive substances into systemic circulation, causing a variety of symptoms, including GI symptoms such as profound diarrhea. Reduction in 5-HT production by the tumor would be expected to improve symptoms in patients with CS.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Jay L Mitchell
#1812 Correlation of Plasma (p) and Urine (u) 5-HIAA Levels in Patients (pts) with Carcinoid Syndrome (CS) – Post-Hoc Analyses from the TELESTAR Study
Introduction: Telotristat ethyl (TE) is an oral tryptophan hydroxylase inhibitor in development for treating CS symptoms. During the double-blind treatment [DBT] period of the phase 3, 12-week, placebo-controlled TELESTAR study, TE was well tolerated and significantly reduced bowel-movement frequency and u5-HIAA levels compared with placebo (PBO) in NET patients with CS treated with a SSA.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Medical treatment - Others
Presenting Author: Marianne Pavel
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