Introduction: Somatostatin receptor scintigraphy (STRS) with Tc-99m-tektrotyd has been used in the past few years for diagnosis and staging of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). A number of clinicopathologic criteria proved to be useful predictors of malignant behavior of these tumors. Immunohistochemical markers for NETs include cell proliferation (Ki-67 index) and neuroendocrine markers such as chromogranin A (CgA) and synaptophysin.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Presenting Author: Prof Margarida Rodrigues