Introduction: Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETs) expressing somatostatin receptors may be treated with somatostatin analogues (SSAs). Selection criteria are a positive Octreoscan® or a >50% hormone level decrease after octreotide s.c. injection (octreotide test) (OT). Plasma chromogranin A (CgA) is the best general GEP-NET marker, but data on CgA response to OT are scant.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Presenting Author: MD, PhD Sara Massironi
Introduction: Neuroendocrine neoplasms (NENs) comprise a heterogeneous group of neoplasms associated with paraneoplastic syndromes. Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a frequent complication in neoplastic patients and it is associated with increased morbidity and mortality. To date, there have been no specific studies in NEN, except for glucagon-secreting tumors
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis- Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: MD Federica Alessandra Cavalcoli