Introduction: The diagnosis of neuroendocrine tumors (NET) is often delayed due to the vague symptoms and rareness of the disease.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Descriptive epidemiology
Presenting Author: Dr Catharina M Korse
Introduction: Somatostatin receptor imaging with [68Ga]-DOTATATE PET/CT has become common practice in patients with NET. Current guidelines recommend discontinuing treatment with SSAs before obtaining a [68Ga]-DOTATATE PET/CT scan. The assumption is that unlabeled somatostatin may lower the detectability of lesions.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Imaging (radiology, nuclear medicine, endoscopy)
Presenting Author: Else Aalbersberg