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647 results for "connective tissue growth factor".
#47 Plasma CCN2/connective tissue growth factor is associated with right ventricular dysfunction in Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Carcinoid heart disease (CHD) is a known complication of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs), particularly of those arising from the small intestine, appendix and proximal colon (previously known as mid-gut carcinoids). CHD is characterized by right heart fibrotic lesions and has traditionally been defined by the degree of valvular involvement, most commonly in the form of tricuspid regurgitation. Right ventricular (RV) dysfunction due to mural involvement may also be a manifestation. Connective tissue growth factor (CCN2) is upregulated in many fibrotic disorders. Increased tumor expression of CCN2 has been shown in patients with small intestinal NETs associated with peritoneal fibrosis. At present, its role in carcinoid heart disease is unknown.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Deidi S Bergestuen
#911 Immunohistochemical Expression of Connective Tissue Growth Factor and Insulin-like Growth Factor-1 in Lung Carcinoids
Introduction: Several studies have shown altered expression of Insulin-like Growth Factor-1 (IGF-1) and its receptor (IGF-1R) in different types of cancers. Connective Tissue Growth Factor (CTGF) is triggered by Serotonin (5-HT) and Hypoxia Induced Factor 1 (HIF-1) and has been associated with tumor expansion and desmoplastic reaction in carcinoid tumors.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Non digestive NETs (bronchial, MTC, pheochromocytoma)
Presenting Author: George A Kanakis
Keywords: lung, carcinoid, CTGF, IGF-1
#2269 Can Insulin-Like Growth Factor 1 (IGF-1), IGF-1 Receptor, Connective Tissue Growth Factor and Ki-67 Labelling Index Have a Prognostic Role in Pulmonary Carcinoids?
Introduction: Altered expression of Insulin-like Growth Factor-1 (IGF-1), its receptor (IGF-1R), Connective Tissue Growth Factor (CTGF) and Hypoxia Factor-1 (HIF-1), has been implicated in tumorigenesis. These factors have not been studied systematically in Pulmonary Carcinoids (PCs).
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Basic Science - Signaling pathways, receptors, biomarkers
Presenting Author: M.D, Ph.D. Apostolos Tsolakis
Keywords: IGF-1, IGF-1R, CTGF, HIF-1, Ki-67
#2012 Expression and Clinical Significance of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor D in Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Neoplasms
Introduction: The expression of vascular endothelial growth factor D (VEGF-D) in tumor cells versus stroma cells in gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms (GEP-NEN) and its clinical significance is still unknown.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Basic Science - Signaling pathways, receptors, biomarkers
Presenting Author: Professor Jie Chen
Authors: Zhang Y, Chen L, Lin Y, Chen M, ...
#435 Olfactory Receptor 51E1 is a Novel Potential Tissue Biomarker for the Diagnosis and Prognosis of Small Intestine Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Small intestine neuroendocrine tumors (SI-NETs) get late diagnosis. We discovered the olfactory receptor 51E1 (OR51E1) as a potential target to develop as a novel biomarker.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Tao Cui
Authors: Cui T, Ryberg U, Li S C, Cunningham J, ...
#644 Diffuse Expression of Osteopontin, Endostatin and Angiopoietin 1 in Neuroendocrine Neoplasm Tissues
Introduction: Recent data show a characteristic pattern of selected angiogenic factors of plasma levels: endostatin(END), osteopontin(OPN), angiopoietin 1 & 2 (Ang-1&2) in patients with neuroendocrine neoplasm (NEN) in comparison to healthy controls.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Basic Science - mTOR and other pathways, signalling, receptors
Presenting Author: Professor Gabriela Mełen-Mucha
#2011 Expression and Clinical Significance of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Receptor 3 (VEGFR3) and Phospho-VEGFR3 in Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Neoplasms
Introduction: The expression of vascular endothelial growth factor Receptor 3 (VEGFR3) and phospho-VEGFR3 (pVEGFR3) in gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms (GEP-NEN) and their clinical significance are still unknown.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Basic Science - Signaling pathways, receptors, biomarkers
Presenting Author: Professor Jie Chen
Authors: Zhang Y, Chen L, Lin Y, Chen M, ...
#1886 Effect of Treatment with Prolonged-Release Somatostatin Analogues on the Concentration of Serum Fibrosis Markers in Patients with Carcinoid Syndrome.
Introduction: A fibrosis is a major local and/or distant complication of neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) of the small intestine secreting serotonin. Tumour cells produce connective tissue growth factor CTGF and transforming growth factor TGFα and TGFβ which locally stimulate fibrosis and cause distant fibrosis.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Medical treatment - SMS analogues, interferon
Presenting Author: MD Wanda Foltyn
#304 Hepatic Neuroendocrine Tumor Metastasis Proliferation is Hepatocyte Regulated Via a 5HT7 Mediated Induction of an IGF 1 and HGF Feedback Loop Mediated by cAMP, PKA-independent pAKT and pCREB
Introduction: Carcinoid serotonin (5-HT) causes local fibrosis but the effect of 5-HT on hepatocytes has not been established. We hypothesized that tumors and hepatocytes form a metastasis-supportive environment.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Dr Mark Kidd
Authors: Svejda B, Kidd M, Lawrence B, Alaimo D, ...
#1560 Cannabinoids as Inhibitor of Tumour Growth and Invasiveness in Small Intestine Neuroendocrine Cancer
Introduction: Tumour cell invasion and proliferation is a key factor for the prognosis and progression of cancer. A recent study revealed that cannabinoids can inhibit tumour invasion and proliferation in breast cancer through the down-regulation of ID-1, an inhibitor of helix-turn-helix transcription factors.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Basic Science - In vitro models, tumor growth, CTCs
Presenting Author: Ruben Errampalli