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19 results for "Lugli".
#120 Somatostatin receptors 1-5 expression in a large series of well-differentiated neuroendocrine tumors
Introduction: For their antisecretive and antiproliferative effect somatostatin analogs (SA) have been used in the treatment of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs), based on the expression of somatostatin receptors (sstRs). The potential availability of new SA for the treatment of patients with NETs suggests a better characterization of sstRs.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Paola Loli
#135 The importance of endoscopic ultrasound in detecting recurrent gastrinoma in a case of MEN 1
Introduction: Approximately 25-30% of patients have gastrinomas as part of the inherited syndrome Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia 1 (MEN 1). Gastrinomas occur in the pancreas, duodenum or peripancreatic lymph nodes. Diagnosis is made by clinical history, gastroscopy, and measurement of serum gastrin, gastric juice pH, CT scan, endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and somatostatin receptor scintigraphy (SRS). Localization of gastrinomas in patients with MEN 1 is challenging due to their small size, frequent duodenal location, and multiplicity.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Prof. Laura De Marinis
#142 The role of 18F DOPA-PET in a case of malignant pheochromcytoma
Introduction: Pheocromocytoma is a rare tumor arising from chromaffin cells of adrenal medullary or extra adrenal paraganglionic tissue. Histological criteria cannot differentiate benign from malignant pheocromocytomas. The diagnosis of a malignant pheocromocytoma requires local invasion, recurrence and documented metastatic disease. The radionuclide scanning (123I - 131I-MIBG) is a fundamental diagnostic tool used to confirm the biochemical and radiological diagnosis of pheochromocytoma. In fact, MIBG scanning may confirm that the visualised lesion in an adrenal gland is indeed a pheochromocytoma and detect extra-adrenal paraganglionic tissue. However, MIBG scans are negative in around 15% of benign pheochromocytomas and in up to 50% of malignant ones. Other radionuclide techniques (18FDG-PET, 18F-DOPA-PET, 18F-FDA-PET) have been successfully used in investigation of pheochromocytomas. 18F-DOPA-PET and 18F-FDA-PET have been reported to be highly sensitive and specific for benign pheochromocytomas, while 18FDG-PET can be useful for malignant lesions with higher metabolic activity.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Prof. Laura De Marinis
#299 Clinical and Immunohistochemical Evaluation of Medullary Thyroid Cancer (MTC) and C Cell Hyperplasia (CCH)
Introduction: MTC and CCH has a variable clinical presentation and prognosis and no data are available on the correlation between immunoistochemical (IIC) characterization and clinical behavior.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Prof Laura De Marinis
Authors: Lugli F, Fusco A, Bianchi A, Milardi D, ...
#301 Medical and Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy (PRRT) with Somatostatin Analogues (SSA) in Well- and Moderately Differentiated Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: PRRT is a treatment choice for inoperable or metastasized neuroendocrine tumors and this therapy seems more effective in the biochemical and volume control of disease than SSA alone.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Prof Laura De Marinis
#303 Pancreatic Metastases from Bronchopulmonary Atypical Carcinoid: An Uncommon Tumor Spreading to a Rare Location
Introduction: We report an uncommon case of pancreatic metastases from a bronchial atypical carcinoid.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Prof Laura De Marinis
#542 Establishment of a Multidisciplinary Tumor Board for Patients with Neuroendocrine Neoplasms
Introduction: Neuroendocrine neoplasms are rare and multiform, requiring a multidisciplinary approach. We report the experience of a neuroendocrine tumor board (TB) established at our University Hospital.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Prof Laura De Marinis
#543 Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fine Needle Tissue Acquisition (EUS-FNTA) Using a 19-G Needle for Histological Grading of Pancreatic Endocrine Tumors (PETs): A Prospective Study
Introduction: EUS-FNTA is increasingly used in the diagnosis of pancreatic endocrine tumors (PETs). Ki-67 expression, an important prognostic factor according to the WHO classification, is difficult to be determined on cytological specimens.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Prof Laura De Marinis
Authors: Larghi A, Fusco A, Bianchi A, Lugli F, ...
Keywords: EUS, Ki-67, grading, pancreas
#545 A Case of ACTH-Secreting Bronchial Carcinoid
Introduction: Ectopic ACTH syndrome (EAS) occurs in about 5-10% of ACTH-dependent hypercortisolism and, in up to 15% of cases, is related to occult neoplasms.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Prof Laura De Marinis
#547 Insulin Autoimmune Syndrome Mimicking Insulinoma: A Challenging Diagnosis
Introduction: Insulin autoimmune syndrome (IAS) is a rare condition characterized by hypoglycemia due to autoantibodies against endogenous insulin. It is correlated, in approximately 50% of cases, to specific drugs intake. Hypoglycemia occurs typically during the late post-prandial period.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Prof Laura De Marinis