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341 results for "biochemical markers".
#281 Biochemical Markers in Diagnosis and Monitoring of Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: The biochemical diagnosis and monitoring of neuroendocrine tumors is very important in the clinical management of patients.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Nina V. Lyubimova
#2114 Significance of Biochemical Testing in Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNETs) are rare tumors that are frequently diagnosed late in the course of the disease. Several biomarkers have been proposed in the literature for diagnosis in patients with these tumors.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Doctor Azka Athar
Authors: Athar A
#105 A pilot study using biochemical markers to predict acrcinoid heart disease in patients with carcinoid disease
Introduction: Carcinoid heart disease (CHD) affects up to 15-70% of patients with carcinoid disease. Recent ENETS guidelines recommend regular echocardiographic assessment to screen for CHD. Chromogranin A (CgA) is a peptide widely used to monitor carcinoid disease progression. Neurokinin A is a tachykinin which may be a more sensitive measure of carcinoid disease progression and prognosis. N-terminal pro Brain Naturetic Peptide is used as a screening tool for heart failure and recent results suggest utility in the diagnosis of CHD.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Christopher Wong
#852 5-FU-based Chemotherapy in Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Neoplasms: Predictive and Prognostic Markers for Treatment und Survival
Introduction: Chemotherapy with 5-FU and Streptozotocin (STZ) represents a standard of care for patients with metastatic pancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms (PNENs). However, data to identify predictive and prognostic markers are limited.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Medical treatment - Chemotherapy
Presenting Author: M.D. Sebastian Krug
Authors: Krug S, Boch M, Rinke A, Nimphius W, ...
Keywords: 5-fluorouracil, DPD, PNEN
#29 Serum chromogranin A correlation with tumor burden in metastatic small bowel carcinoid patients
Introduction: Patients with neuroendocrine tumors may have clinical courses that range from fairly indolent to more aggressive. Cross–sectional studies, nuclear imaging and biochemical markers are often used to monitor disease progression. Optimal surveillance tests and intervals have not been firmly established. Studies suggest that chromogranin A (CgA) may be a surrogate marker for tumor burden.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Mr. Thomas Curran
#671 Comparison of the Utility of Biochemical Markers in Predicting the Presence and Severity of Carcinoid Heart Disease
Introduction: Carcinoid heart disease (CHD) is a complication of metastatic neuroendocrine disease and is screened for using echocardiography.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Dr Rebecca Dobson
Authors: Dobson R, Burgess M, Chadwick C, Vora J, ...
#1009 Streptozotocin-Based Chemotherapy is Still Alive in Patients with Neuroendocrine Neoplasms: Predictive and Prognostic Markers for Treatment und Survival
Introduction: Chemotherapy with Streptozotocin (STZ) and 5-FU or Doxorubicin (Doc) represents a standard of care for patients with well-differentiated metastatic neuroendocrine neoplasms, especially for the pancreas (PNENs). However, data to identify predictive and prognostic markers are limited.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Medical treatment - Chemotherapy
Presenting Author: M.D. Sebastian Krug
Authors: Krug S, Boch M, Rinke A, Müller D, ...
#1857 Association between Neuroendocrine Tumors (NETs) Biomarkers and Tumor Burden Based on Total 68Ga-DOTATATE-Avid Tumor Volume (TV) Measurements
Introduction: No study has yet assessed the utility of biochemical biomarkers for evaluating NET burden using 68Ga-DOTATATE PET/CT.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: MD Amit Tirosh
Keywords: PET burden
#368 The Role of Image and Chromogranin A Level at Diagnosis: A Portuguese Review of 19 Patients
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NET) constitute a heterogeneous group of neoplasms. Biochemical neuroendocrine markers offer high sensitivity in establishing the diagnosis and, if correlated with image assessment, can provide important prognostic information.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Pedro Barata
#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