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#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
#441 Tie-2 and Angiopoietin-2 Plasma Levels as New Diagnostic Markers for Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors. Data from One Clinical Center
Introduction: Data concerning circulating levels of the angiogenic factors in patients with neuroendocrine tumors (NET) still remain insufficient.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Professor Gabriela Melen-Mucha
#763 Endoscopic Therapy with Argon Plasma Coagulation for Multiple Type 1 Gastric Carcinoid Tumors
Introduction: Data regarding Type I gastric carcinoids and their evolution in prospective series are scarce, thus treatment and follow-up are not codified.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: PRRT-Ablative therapies-Endoscopic treatment
Presenting Author: Dr. Rodrigo Castano
#11 Plasma chromogranin - A response to octreotide test: Prognostic value for clinical outcome in endocrine digestive tumors
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)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: MD, PhD Sara Massironi
#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
#267 Plasma Somatostatin: Gastrin Ratio Improves the Diagnosis of Gastrinoma
Introduction: Fasting gastrin alone is inadequate for diagnosis of gastrinoma. Diagnosis requires confirmation of low gastric pH. Low gastric pH is associated with increased numbers of D (somatostatin) cells.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Radha Ramachandran
#595 A Single Fasting Plasma 5-HIAA Value Correlates with 24-Hour Urinary 5-HIAA Values and Other Biomarkers in Midgut Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs)
Introduction: 5-hydoxyindoleacetic acid (5-HIAA) is used for the evaluation of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs), however, the current 5-HIAA assay requires a 24-hour urine collection which is inconvenient.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Medical treatment - Chemotherapy
Presenting Author: Eugene Woltering
#152 Validation of a new assay that uses 2 monoclonal antibodies to measure intact and fragmented plasma CgA levels
Introduction: Plasma chromogranin A (CgA) levels are elevated in a variety of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) and are used to aid in diagnosis, prognosis, and monitoring of treatment effects in NETs patients. We evaluated a newer sandwich ELISA assay (Cisbio US, Bedford, MA, USA) that utilizes two monoclonal antibodies that bind to the mid-region of the CgA protein and allow measurement of intact and fragmented circulating CgA. The results from the assay validation indicative of its overall robustness in terms of sensitivity, specificity, reproducibility, and stability are presented here.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Monica Motwani
#272 Plasma Chromogranin A in Patients with MEN I and Pancreatic Endocrine Tumors
Introduction: Circulating chromogranin A(CgA) is considered a useful marker for gastroenteropancreatic endocrine tumors. Data on its pattern in MEN-1 patients with non-functioning pancreatic tumors(NFPT) are scant.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Roberta E Rossi
#804 The Plasma Chromogranin A Level Predicts Survival and Tumor Response in Patients with Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: The plasma chromogranin A (CgA) level is a reliable biomarker for identifying patients with advanced gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETs).
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: M.D. Tsann-Long Hwang
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