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6 results for "Woltering".
#385 Treatment of Small Bowel Neuroendocrine Tumor (NETS): A Single Center's Experience
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NETS) of the gastrointestinal tract are rare, slow-growing neoplasms. Long-term management of these tumors varies among centers.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Eugene Woltering
Keywords: survival
#386 A Prospective Evaluation of the Effects of Chronic Proton Pump Inhibitor Use on Plasma Biomarker Levels in Humans
Introduction: Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are used primarily to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease. PPI-induced achlorhydria increases circulating gastrin and chromogranin A (CGA). CGA is a widely used biomarker for the diagnosis and follow-up for gut-based neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). PPI-induced increases in CGA or gastrin may falsely suggest the presence of a NET when none exists. Pancreastatin, a fragment of CGA, is also commonly used to diagnose and follow NETs.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Eugene Woltering
#594 Neurokinin A Levels Predict Survival in Patients with Well-Differentiated Small Bowel Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Recent European investigations demonstrated that persistently elevated (> 50 pg/ml) plasma neurokinin A (NKA) levels are associated with poor short-term survival in patients with midgut neuroendocrine tumors (NETS).
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Eugene Woltering
#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
#741 Lanreotide Activity and Synergy in Combination with Targeted Agents in Gastrointestinal Neuroendocrine Tumors (GI-NET): Ex Vivo Analysis of Programmed Cell Death (EVA/PCD) in GI-NETs Isolated from Patients with Advanced Disease
Introduction: Somatostatin receptor ligation can affect vascular signals, induce apoptosis and provide objective responses in some GI-NET patients.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Medical treatment - SMS analogues, interferon
Presenting Author: Nick Brown
#1064 Development of Effective Prophylaxis Against Intraoperative Carcinoid Crisis
Introduction: Patients with foregut and midgut neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) can experience life-threatening carcinoid crises during anesthesia. The prophylactic use of a pre-, intra- and post-operative high dose continuous octreotide infusion was evaluated for its ability to prevent carcinoid crises during cytoreductive surgeries.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Surgical treatment
Presenting Author: MD Eugene Woltering
Keywords: carcinoid crisis
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