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8 results for "Thiis-Evensen".
#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
#356 Activin A in Carcinoid Heart Disease: A Possible Role in Diagnosis and Pathogenesis
Introduction: Carcinoid heart disease (CHD), a complication of NETs, is characterized by right heart fibrotic lesions. In addition to serotonin, cytokines and growth factors with fibrogenic properties may play a role.
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Category: Basic
Presenting Author: MD, PhD Deidi S. Bergestuen
#692 Prognostic Factors and Survival in Well-Differentiated Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors account for 2-3% of all pancreatic neoplasms.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Prognosis
Presenting Author: MD Raziye B. Cetinkaya
#1130 Incidence of Neuroendocrine Neoplasms in Norway: A Report of 16 258 Cases from 1993 through 2010
Introduction: Studies show an increasing trend in the incidence of neuroendocrine neoplasms (NENs). A significant number of NENs occur in less common primary sites, but they are often excluded from the population based studies.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: MD Raziye Boyar Cetinkaya
#1694 Plasma Protein Fingerprinting for the Diagnosis of Small Intestinal Neuroendocrine Tumors (siNETs)
Introduction: siNETs are notoriously difficult to diagnose, especially in an early stage.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: MD PhD Magnus Kjellman
#1760 The Efficacy and Safety of Sunitinib in Patients with Advanced Well Differentiated Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors: Focus on Response Rate
Introduction: In a pivotal phase 3 study (NCT00428597) SU demonstrated a significant increase in progression-free survival (PFS) vs placebo following early study termination.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Medical treatment - Targeted therapies
Presenting Author: MD, PhD Eric Raymond
Authors: Raymond E, Kulke M H, Qin S, Yu X, ...
Keywords: pNET, survival, sunitinib
#2083 Plasma Protein Kallikrein-14 Strongly Predicts Pronounced Chromogranin A (CgA) Response in Small Intestinal Neuroendocrine Tumor (NET) Patients after Somatostatin Analog (SSA) Treatment: The Nordic EXPLAIN Biomarker Study
Introduction: Predicting treatment response at an early stage in the treatment algorithm for NET is highly desirable.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Associate prof, Magnus Kjellman
#2190 A Prospective Nordic Study on the Use of Chromogranin A for the Prediction of Progression in Patients with Pancreatic and Small Intestinal Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Retrospective studies showed that changes in plasma chromogranin A (CgA) might predict change in tumor burden in gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumor (GEP-NET) patients.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Gitte Dam
Keywords: gep-net, ct, cga, correlation
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