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#637 Prognostic Factors Affecting Outcome in Patients with Liver Resection of Neuroendocrine Hepatic Metastasis
Introduction: Neuroendocrine (NE) malignant neoplasms commonly metastasize to the liver, which can be the only site of metastatic disease. The clinical course of patients who undergo surgical resection of hepatic NE metastases varies widely and the reported factors affecting survival have not been identified.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Prognosis
Presenting Author: Professor Franco Lumachi
#640 Chomogranin A, NSE, and 5-Hydroxyindolacetic Acid Measurements in Malignant Carcinoids
Introduction: GEP-NETs are a heterogeneous group of cancers more common in the small intestine which are usually asymptomatic. In patients with malignant carcinoids, a number of tumor markers (TMs) have been considered enclosing urinary 5-hydroxyindolacetic acid (5-HIAA), chromogranin A (CgA), and neuron-specific enolase (NSE) serum levels measurements. Unfortunately, the sensitivity of each TM largely depends on disease extent and the presence of functioning tumors, and thus their usefulness is still unclear.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Professor Franco Lumachi