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18 results for "Zacks".
#849 Patient-Reported Symptom Experiences Following Participation in a Study of Telotristat Etiprate for Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors and Diarrhea Not Adequately Controlled on Octreotide
Introduction: Telotristat etiprate (LX1606), an oral tryptophan hydroxylase (TPH) inhibitor, was recently evaluated in a dose-escalation (DE) study in patients (pts) with carcinoid tumors and diarrhea not adequately controlled on octreotide.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Medical treatment - Others
Presenting Author: Dr. Matthew H Kulke
#121 Serotonin synthesis inhibitors: a novel approach for managing gastrointestinal symptoms in carcinoid syndrome
Introduction: Carcinoid syndrome (CS) occurs when metastatic carcinoid tumors secrete large amounts of serotonin (5-HT) and other bioactive substances into systemic circulation, causing a variety of symptoms, including GI symptoms such as profound diarrhea. Reduction in 5-HT production by the tumor would be expected to improve symptoms in patients with CS.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Jay L Mitchell
#137 Extensive ""multitasking"" surgery for advanced neuroendocrine tumors is safe and effective
Introduction: Management of advanced NETs is controversial, related to degree of intervention; the pendulum is swinging towards a more aggressive interventional approach. Our Center's philosophy is to offer a systematic, planned multimodality treatment for patients with advanced NETs.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: MD MICHAIL K Shafir
#261 Recognizing Carcinoid Heart Disease and Timing of Cardiac and Abdominal Procedures
Introduction: Recognition of right heart failure in Carcinoid Heart Disease enables a decision to be made concerning the proper timing of Cardiac and abdominal tumor-reductive surgery.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Jerome S Zacks
Authors: Zacks J, Shafir M, Castillo J, Choi J, ...
#394 Efficacy of Telotristat Etiprate in Refractory Carcinoid Syndrome: Results of a Randomized, Placebo-controlled, Multicenter Study
Introduction: Diarrhea associated with carcinoid syndrome (CS) has been attributed to excess serotonin. Telotristat etiprate is an oral serotonin synthesis inhibitor that decreases peripheral serotonin production.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Matthew Kulke
#396 Telotristat Etiprate Produces Clinical and Biochemical Responses in Patients with Symptomatic Carcinoid Syndrome: Preliminary Results of an Ongoing Phase 2, Multicenter, Open-label, Serial-ascending, European Study
Introduction: Excess serotonin (5-HT) may cause gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms (e.g., diarrhea) in carcinoid syndrome (CS) patients. Telotristat etiprate is an oral serotonin synthesis inhibitor designed to reduce peripheral 5-HT levels and alleviate GI distress.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Marianne E Pavel
#616 Assessment of DNA Double-Strand Breaks in Blood Lymphocytes after Whole-Body Radiation Exposure in Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors Undergoing 177Lu-Octreotate Therapy
Introduction: Peptide receptor radionuclide therapy using somatostatin receptor-binding peptides, such as 177Lu-Octreotate (LuTate), has been clinically proven to be effective in treating patients with inoperable neuroendocrine tumors. Despite the rather high radiation exposure, only few side effects have been reported. However, blood cells are very sensitive to radiation. Therefore, it is important to determine how much radiation they received. Recently, the detection by immunofluorescence of the phosphorylation of the histone variant H2AX (γ‐H2AX) has been established as a reliable and sensitive technique to monitor DNA double-strand breaks (DSBs) in blood lymphocytes.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Basic Science - Genetics, epigenetics, miRNAs
Presenting Author: Dr Delphine Denoyer
#661 Telotristat Etiprate Produces Clinical and Biochemical Responses in Patients with Carcinoid Syndrome: Results of a Phase 2, Multicenter, Open-label, Serial-Ascending Study
Introduction: Excess serotonin (5-HT) in patients (pts) with carcinoid syndrome (CS) is associated with symptoms including increased bowel movement (BM) frequency.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Medical treatment - Others
Presenting Author: Marianne Pavel
#686 Hepatic Arterial Embolization for Gastroenteropancreatic NET Liver Metastases
Introduction: Selective hepatic arterial embolization (HAE) with polyvinyl alcohol particles has been shown to be equivalent to chemoembolization for patients with hepatic gastroenteropancreatic (GEP) neuroendocrine metastases. There remains debate about its clinical effectiveness and which patients benefit from treatment.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Mr Colin Wilson
#690 Primary Lymph Node Gastrinoma or Metastatic Gastrinoma with Unidentified Primary Tumor Site?
Introduction: The existence of primary lymph node gastrinoma remains controversial.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Descriptive epidemiology
Presenting Author: Helen Miller
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