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17 results for "echocardiography".
#159 Detection of cardiac metastases in patients with neuroendocrine tumors: comparison of Ga-68 DOTA-SMS-R PET/CT, cardiac MRI, CT scan and 2D echocardiography
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumor metastases to the heart have been sparsely reported in literature. There is as of yet no detailed study on the best imaging method for the detection of this rare site of metastases.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Vikas Prasad
Authors: Prasad V, Ali S, Secknus M A, Lauer B, ...
#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
#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
#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, ...
#1246 68 Yr Female with a Growing Inoperable Myocardial Metastase
Introduction: Two recent studies shows that cardiac metastases occur rather frequently, 13% in a population of serotoninproducing NETs(Noordzij 2014) and 4% in our own patient kohort of ileal NETs(Calissendorff 2014).
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Clinical cases/reports
Presenting Author: MD PhD Kristina Linder Ekberg
Authors: Linder Ekberg K, ...
#1762 Prevalence of Carcinoid Heart Disease in Patients with Disseminated Small Intestinal NET
Introduction: In patients with small intestinal neuroendocrine tumours (SI-NETs), serotonin may induce fibrosis and lead to carcinoid heart disease (CHD) with right sided valvular dysfunction.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Prognosis
Presenting Author: MD, PhD Gitte Dam
#2260 Carcinoid Heart Failure in a Metastatic Duodenal Neuroendocrine Tumor: A Challenging Case Report.
Introduction: Carcinoid heart disease (CHD) is a potenzial fatal cardiac manifestation, characterized by fibrous endocardial thickening involving right-sided heart valves. In 70% of cases, CHD occurs in advanced small bowel NETs with carcinoid syndrome (CS). Serotonin seems to play a main role. Early recognition and surgical intervention may improve the outcome of patients.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Case reports
Presenting Author: Dr Anna La Salvia
#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
#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
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