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67 results for "Tumpanakis".
#39 Specialist dietetic input and nutritional outcomes in Neuroendocrine Tumour Patients
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are a heterogeneous group of tumors that are complex to manage and require a multidisciplinary approach. The most common primary sites are the small intestine and pancreas. The disease itself, as well as sequelae from surgery and medical therapy, can have a negative impact on patients’ nutritional status. Weight loss is known to be a poor prognostic indicator.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: MRS CALEY L SCHNAID
Authors: Schnaid C, Khan M, Davies P, Jamieson A, ...
#124 Management and outcomes of malignant paragangliomas and phaeochromocytomas
Introduction: Chromaffin-cell tumors include phaeochromocytomas and paragangliomas, represent a rare group of neuroendocrine tumors and are located in adrenal medulla or extra-adrenal sites, respectively. Ten percent of phaeochromocytomas and 15-35% of paragangliomas are malignant.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: DR Christos Toumpanakis
#129 Grade according to Ki-67 or mitotic count in gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors
Introduction: Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) are uncommon tumors with a reported incidence of 2.5-5 per 100000 population. The recent classification system of NETs proposed by the European Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (ENETS) uses both Ki-67 labelling index and mitotic index to assign grade (low, intermediate, high). It has been adopted into routine practice but there is limited data on the relationship between these indices and their effect on classification.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Mohid S Khan
#130 Lanreotide Autogel for malignant carcinoid syndrome: an 8-year experience
Introduction: Somatostatin analogues provide symptomatic relief in carcinoid syndrome and recently have been shown to inhibit tumor growth in metastatic gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). Lanreotide compounds are reported to have similar efficacy to Octreotide compounds. There is limited long-term data available on Lanreoitde Autogel.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Mohid S Khan
#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
#243 Morbidity and Mortality Associated with Desmoplasia in Midgut Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs)
Introduction: The clinical course of midgut NETs may be heavily complicated by problems related to mesenteric desmoplasia, causing symptoms secondary to mesenteric artery/vein occlusion and bowel obstruction.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Fatima El-Khouly
#244 Challenges in the Management of VIPoma Patients
Introduction: VIPomas are a rare neuroendocrine tumor (NET). 90% are pancreatic. 40-70% are metastatic at presentation. The VIPoma syndrome is characterized by secretory diarrhoea, hypokalaemia and achlorhydria.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Fatima El-Khouly
#251 Ki-67 is a Better Prognostic Marker than Mitotic Count in Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: The recent classification system proposed by ENETS assigns grade by Ki-67 index +/- mitotic count. It has been adopted into routine practice but there is limited data on the relationship between them.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Mohid S Khan
#252 Y90-DOTATATE in Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETs): Survival Following Different Indications for Treatment
Introduction: Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy (PRRT) is an increasingly used treatment for GEP -NETs but there is limited data on indications, efficacy and survival.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Mohid S Khan
#258 Diagnosis and Management of Thymic Neuroendocrine Tumors: A Case Series Review
Introduction: Thymic neuroendocrine tumors (TNET) represent rare types of thymic tumors with an incidence of 0.01/100000 per year. They commonly show rapid disease progression and are rarely curable.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Christos Toumpanakis
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