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#1034 Identification of Novel and Pathological Feature of Angiostatic Microvasculature in Liver Metastatic Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors and Its Clinical Implication
Introduction: Microvasculature of liver metastatic pancreatic neuroendrocrine tumors (LM-PNETs) are unknown.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: ...none of the below
Presenting Author: Xu Han
Authors: Han X, Hexige S, Lou W
#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
#59 Incidence and clinical significance of adrenal masses in patients with gastrenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors
Introduction: The widespread application of modern imaging modalities, mainly computerized tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), has revealed a 2-3% incidence of inadvertently discovered adrenal masses, the majority of which are non-functioning benign adrenal adenomas. In the presence of a known malignancy, such lesions have a more than 30% incidence of being metastases. As patients with gastrenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETS) have mainly well-differentiated and slow-growing tumors and are subject to routine abdominal imaging for disease staging or during follow-up, it is important to study the incidence and significance of such lesions based on the recently introduced TNM classification system.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Georgios Kanakis
#76 Role of contrast-enhanced ultrasonography in the differential diagnosis of the pancreatic and hepatic lesions
Introduction: Contrast-enhanced ultrasonography (CEUS) is a new promising tool for the characterization of pancreatic lesions. This technique allows for highlighting the micro-vascularization of a lesion, especially with the use of second generation contrast media, characterized by harmonic responses at low acoustic pressures. Pancreatic endocrine tumors (PET)s were reported to have a peculiar behavior at CEUS, consisting of a higher enhancement compared to normal pancreas in the arterial phase and a rapid washout.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Francesco Milone
#104 Myocardial motion abnormalities in patients with carcinoid disease without overt carcinoid heart disease
Introduction: Cardiac abnormalities occur in 15-70% of patients with carcinoid disease, typified by fibrosis of the right-sided valves. Myocardial motion abnormalities in subjects without overt carcinoid heart disease have not been previously described. Tissue Doppler Imaging (TDI) allows quantative analysis of myocardial motion. We used this technique to investigate whether myocardial motion is reduced, suggesting fibrosis, in patients with carcinoid disease.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Christopher Wong
#149 Giant adrenal tumor: a case report
Introduction: A gigantic adrenal tumor is a challenge regarding diagnosis before surgery and pathological exam, but also related to the surgical approach itself due to multiple risks.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Assoc. Professor Catalina Poiana
#160 The role of T-type calcium channels in medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC): T-type calcium channel blockers inhibit hormone secretion and induce apoptotic cell death in a human MTC cell line
Introduction: Medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) accounts for approximately 5-10% of thyroid cancers. In the case of tumors limited to the thyroid gland, the prognosis is generally favorable, whereas 5-year survival averages only 40% in patients with metastatic disease. In these patients, conventional chemotherapy only occasionally leads to a complete response and partial responses are observed in less than 30% of the cases. Therefore, intense efforts are currently directed toward the identification of new druggable targets for the treatment of this devastating disease.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Rosario Pivonello
#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
#695 Pancreatic Angiography with Selective Intra-Arterial Calcium Stimulation for the Localization of Insulinomas: A Case Report.
Introduction: Surgery is the gold standard treatment of insulinomas. Before planning the surgical procedure, the tumor must be precisely localized. Usually, the combination of Endoscopic Ultrasound, Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging localize more than 80% of the tumors. But due to its small size, other more sophisticated techniques must be performed in order to improve the diagnosis accuracy. Some of them, like angiography, are invasive.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Imaging (radiology, nuclear medicine, endoscopy)
Presenting Author: Medical Doctor Javier Pi
#709 Temozolomide and Capecitabine: An Effective Combination in Metastasic G2 NETs
Introduction: Treatment of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) with chemotherapy has been validated in different studies. Recently a retrospective trial demonstrated high and durable response rate with Temozolomide and Capecitabine in 30 pancreatic NETs (pNETs).
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Medical treatment - Chemotherapy
Presenting Author: María Jesús Barrio
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