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20 results for "echocardiography".
#2944 Soluble ST2 (sST2) Levels in the Management of Carcinoid Heart Disease in Patients with Neuroendocrine Cancer
Introduction: The identification of a sensitive biomarker to detect the presence and severity of carcinoid heart disease could allow more selective use of clinical and echocardiographic screening. ST2 is a protein belonging to the family of interleukin 1 receptors, present both in the isoform of transmembrane (ST2L) and in the soluble one (sST2). sST2 blocks the anti-inflammatory, anti-hypertrophic, and anti-fibrotic effects of cytokine IL-33 on the myocardium and recent studies have shown that sST2 levels increase in the blood of patients diagnosed with heart failure.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Daniela Maria Cardinale
#2971 A Retrospective Multicentre Evaluation of the Outcomes and Management of Carcinoid Heart Disease in Patients with Advanced Midgut NETs: A NET-CONNECT Descriptive Study
Introduction: Carcinoid heart disease (CHD) is a poor prognostic factor in neuroendocrine tumours (NETs). However, the extreme variability of diagnostic and treatment approaches reported in literature account for uncertainties on the best management in this selected population.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - others, not specified
Presenting Author: MD, Ph.D. Francesca Spada
#3039 Evaluation of Overall Survival (OS) in Patients with NETG1/G2 Neuroendocrine Neoplasms of the Small Intestine (SI-NENs)
Introduction: In many cases, the cause of death in patients with carcinoid syndrome (CS) is carcinoid heart disease (CHD) which is most often diagnosed in patients with SI-NEN.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Endocrine malignancies (MTC, pheochromocytoma) - diagnosis and therapy
Presenting Author: Sonia Konsek-Komorowska
#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
#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
#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, ...
#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