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657 results for "Pulmonary function".
#2002 Pulmonary Function Test Physiology and Progression in Diffuse Idiopathic Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Cell Hyperplasia
Introduction: Diffuse idiopathic pulmonary neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia (DIPNECH) is a rare condition characterised by a generalised proliferation of pulmonary neuroendocrine cells within the respiratory epithelium. Little is known of its affects on pulmonary function both at the time of diagnosis and prospectively.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference 2018 (2018)
Category: Non digestive NETs (bronchial, thymic, others) - diagnosis and therapy
Presenting Author: Joseph Barlow
Authors: Barlow J, Ryan D, Mansoor W, Howell M, ...
#47 Plasma CCN2/connective tissue growth factor is associated with right ventricular dysfunction in Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Carcinoid heart disease (CHD) is a known complication of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs), particularly of those arising from the small intestine, appendix and proximal colon (previously known as mid-gut carcinoids). CHD is characterized by right heart fibrotic lesions and has traditionally been defined by the degree of valvular involvement, most commonly in the form of tricuspid regurgitation. Right ventricular (RV) dysfunction due to mural involvement may also be a manifestation. Connective tissue growth factor (CCN2) is upregulated in many fibrotic disorders. Increased tumor expression of CCN2 has been shown in patients with small intestinal NETs associated with peritoneal fibrosis. At present, its role in carcinoid heart disease is unknown.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Deidi S Bergestuen
#1167 Cowden Syndrome and Concomitant Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Tumor: A Presentation of Two Cases
Introduction: Cowden Syndrome is a multiorgan disorder with germline mutations in the tumor suppressor gene PTEN leading to dysfunctional cell growth and risk of neoplasms in e.g. breast and thyroid, but no association with NET has been described.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference 2015 (2015)
Category: Clinical cases/reports
Presenting Author: Lene Ringholm
#1537 Antitumor Efficacy of Temozolomide in Patients with Metastatic Pulmonary Carcinoids
Introduction: Temodal (TMZ) is an oral alternative to dacarbazine.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference 2016 (2016)
Category: Medical treatment - Chemotherapy
Presenting Author: Diana Bello Roufai
#2862 Concurrent Metastatic Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Tumor and Pituitary Macroadenoma
Introduction: The coexistence of a sellar mass in a patient with a neuroendocrine tumor, while rare, can paint the clinical picture of either a genetic syndrome, most notably multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome type 1(MEN1) or pituitary metastasis recently more frequent probably due to the longer survival of cancer patients.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Case reports
Presenting Author: MD, PhD, Lecture Carmen Sorina Martin
#230 Long-term Follow-up of Tissue Valve Prostheses in Carcinoid Heart Disease
Introduction: Development of carcinoid heart disease (CHD) increases morbidity and mortality. Cardiac valve replacement surgery improves functional class, but tissue prosthesis degeneration can occur early in CHD.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Daniel S Knight
#2754 Somatostatin Analogs (SSA) in Patients with Symptomatic Diffuse Idiopathic Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Cell Hyperplasia (DIPNECH)
Introduction: DIPNECH is characterized by a proliferation of pulmonary neuroendocrine cells and multifocal neuroendocrine tumorlets and/or tumors. Although usually indolent, DIPNECH can cause chronic cough and dyspnea. There is very limited information on treatment.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - Chemotherapy Somatostatin analogues, Interferon
Presenting Author: Dr. Jonathan Strosberg
#2833 Surgical Correction of Carcinoid Heart Disease Improves Liver Function and 5-Hydroxyindoleacetic Acid Levels
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumours of the gastrointestinal tract cause carcinoid syndrome and carcinoid heart disease. These tumours secrete serotonin, which can bind to heart valves and cause fibrosis and valve incompetence. Most cases involve the tricuspid valve +/- pulmonary valve. Medical management comprises diuretics for fluid overload and somatostatin analogues to reduce circulating serotonin. Definitive treatment is heart-valve replacement surgery which improves exercise tolerance but has high perioperative mortality. We have previously reported that valve-replacement surgery can reduce 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid (5-HIAA) levels, reflecting a decline in hormone activity.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Dr Tahir Shah
#2895 Survival Related to Treatment of Patients with Metastatic Neuroendocrine Lung Tumors Treated in a Brazilian Center
Introduction: Well-differentiated Neuroendocrine Pulmonary Tumors (NETp) are morphologically classified as Typical (TC) and Atypical Carcinoid (AC).
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Non digestive NETs (bronchial, thymic, others) - diagnosis and therapy
Presenting Author: Hugo Tanaka
#924 Somatostatin Analogs (SSA) in Patients with Diffuse Idiopathic Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Cell Hyperplasia: A Case Series
Introduction: Diffuse idiopathic pulmonary neuroendocrine cell hyperplasia (DIPNECH) is a rare lung disease associated with proliferation of neuroendocrine cells in the lung. Although typically considered a benign condition, DIPNECH causes chronic, progressive cough and dyspnea. There have been no treatments described in the literature.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference 2014 (2014)
Category: Medical treatment - SMS analogues, interferon
Presenting Author: Dr. Jonathan R Strosberg