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19 results for "calcium".
#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
#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
#723 The Calcium Metabolism Disturbances 40 Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors: A Cross-Sectional Study
Introduction: Bone diseases associated with NET are due to genetic background, NET evolution, or they are incidental.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Descriptive epidemiology
Presenting Author: Prof. Catalina Poiana
Authors: Poiana C, Carsote M, Dusceac R, Muler M, ...
Keywords: PTH, calcium
#277 Metastatic Gastrinoma Co-secreting PTHrP and ACTH
Introduction: Metastatic gastrinoma is occasionally associated with tumor secretion of functioning peptides, resulting in additional syndromes.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Richard W Carroll
#35 Primary Hyperparathyroidism in patients with gastric carcinoid Tumors type-1: an unusual coexistence
Introduction: Although a number of familiar endocrine syndromes are associated with primary hyperparathyroidism (PHP), there is no information regarding its prevalence in other sporadic neuroendocrine diseases.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Dimitrios Thomas
#83 Surgical treatment of duodenopancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (pNETs) in patients with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN 1): a Dutch consensus statement
Introduction: Duodenopancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (pNETs) in multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN 1) are the most important cause of MEN 1-related death. Surgery is the only curative treatment, but controversy exists on the optimal strategy. Recent guidelines on pNETs have limited recommendations specific for MEN 1. Therefore, a Dutch multidisciplinary consensus meeting was organized.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: MD Carolina RC Pieterman
#492 Should Primary Hyperparathyroidism at Age Below 40 Years Always Lead to Search for MEN-1, Despite Presence of Other Plausible Explanations?
Introduction: A 30-year-old female patient with inherited osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) Type 1 was referred due to hypercalcaemia and suspicion of primary hyperparathyroidism (pHPT). She had serum ca2+ 1.56 mmol/L, serum parathyroid hormone 115 ng/ml (< 70), and pHPT was diagnosed, but no scan uptake. By exploratory neck surgery, all parathyroid glands were hyperplastic and 3 ½ parathyroid + thymus were removed. The HPT was hypothesised to be due to abnormal calcium metabolism from OI (J Endocrinol Invest 1999), although not described previously.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Professor Ulla Feldt-Rasmussen
Keywords: MEN-1, screening, pHPT
#624 Identification of New GPCR Targets in NET Cell Lines Using Ligand Screening
Introduction: Although somatostatin analogs constitute an important part of current therapeutic strategies, both hypersecretion and proliferation of NETs cannot be controlled efficiently in many patients. Identifying and dissecting new molecular targets and regulatory pathways may help to improve diagnostic and therapeutic options for NET patients.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Basic Science - mTOR and other pathways, signalling, receptors
Presenting Author: Dr. Carsten Grötzinger
Authors: Körner J, Schuldt C, Giesecke Y, Du J, ...
#631 Genotype – Phenotype Correlations and Timing of Prophylactic Thyroidectomy in Patients with Familial Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma
Introduction: Recommendations on the timing of prophylactic thyroidectomy (PTTE) in patients with familial medullary carcinoma (FMTC) are based on classification of RET mutations into four risk levels (ATA 2009).
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Non digestive NETs (bronchial, MTC, pheochromocytoma)
Presenting Author: prof. MD, PhD Jan Podoba
#810 Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor Presenting in Pregnancy with Severe Hypercalcemia
Introduction: Malignant hypercalcemia secondary to pancreatic neuroendocrine tumor (pNET) is a rare occurrence with no standard management. We report a challenging case of pNET presenting during pregnancy and complicated by severe hypercalcemia.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Clinical cases/reports
Presenting Author: MD Rita E Assi
Authors: Assi R E, Shamseddine A, ...