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971 results for "carcinoid heart disease".
#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
#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
#230 Long-term Follow-up of Tissue Valve Prostheses in Carcinoid Heart Disease
Introduction: Development of carcinoid heart disease (CHD) increases morbidity and mortality. Cardiac valve replacement surgery improves functional class, but tissue prosthesis degeneration can occur early in CHD.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Daniel S Knight
#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, ...
#356 Activin A in Carcinoid Heart Disease: A Possible Role in Diagnosis and Pathogenesis
Introduction: Carcinoid heart disease (CHD), a complication of NETs, is characterized by right heart fibrotic lesions. In addition to serotonin, cytokines and growth factors with fibrogenic properties may play a role.
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Category: Basic
Presenting Author: MD, PhD Deidi S. Bergestuen
#526 Association Between Activin A & NT-pro-BNP in Carcinoid Heart Disease and Intestinal Desmoplasia in Patients with Metastatic Midgut and Pelvic NET
Introduction: Carcinoid heart disease (CHD) involves cardiac valvular fibrosis and volume overload. N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide (NT-pro-BNP) is released by the myocardium in response to increased wall stress in CHD. Activin A is a member of the TGF-ß superfamily involved in fibrogenesis.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Daniel Knight
Authors: Knight D, Khan M, Gobinathan S, Nair D, ...
#582 Comparison of biomarkers in predicting presence and severity of carcinoid heart disease in patients with metastatic mid-gut neuroendocrine tumours
Introduction: Carcinoid heart disease (CHD) is evaluated using echocardiography. The utility of plasma biomarkers for detecting the presence/severity of CHD is under-explored.
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Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Rebecca Dobson
#870 Telotristat Etiprate (TE) in a Cohort of Carcinoid Heart Disease Patients in Two Phase 2 Trials
Introduction: Serotonin is a key mediator of carcinoid syndrome (CS). High levels of urinary 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid (u5-HIAA, a serotonin metabolite) have also been linked with carcinoid heart disease (CaHD). Telotristat etiprate (TE), a novel, oral inhibitor of serotonin synthesis, is in Phase 3 development for the treatment of CS.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Medical treatment - Others
Presenting Author: Darren Wheeler
#1077 Signs of Carcinoid Heart Disease on Staging CT: Which Predictors are Helpful?
Introduction: In patients with functionally active neueroendocrine neoplasms (NEN) carcinoid heart disease presenting primarily with tricuspid valve regurgitation (TR) is associated with high morbidity and mortality. Early diagnosis is crucial to improve prognosis.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Imaging (radiology, nuclear medicine, endoscopy)
Presenting Author: Dr. med. Alexander Baur
Authors: Baur A, Kunz F, Pschowski R, Röpke T, ...
#1138 Staged Percutaneous Treatment of Severe Carcinoid Heart Disease by Transfemoral Pulmonary Valve Replacement and Novel Vena Cava Valve Implantation
Introduction: Carcinoid heart disease with severe valve destruction represents the major cause of high morbidity and mortality in patients with carcinoid syndrome.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Clinical cases/reports
Presenting Author: Dr René Pschowski
Authors: Pschowski R, Laule M, Baur A, Pape U F, ...