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306 results for "fasting test".
#1074 Usefulness of a Combination of a 48-Hour Fasting and a Glucagon Tolerance Test
Introduction: The 72-hour fasting test is the gold standard for the diagnosis of insulinoma. However, the test can become a burden for both patients and medical staff and, shortening the duration of fast has been attempted. There are several reports on the high sensitivity of fasting test but only a few reports on its specificity. An insulinoma can be localized using invasive tests such as endoscopic ultrasonography and selective arterial secretagogue injection test. Therefore, insulinoma detection with high specificity may be needed to avoid unnecessary examinations.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: ...none of the below
Presenting Author: Keijiro Ueda
Authors: Ueda K, Lee L, Hijioka M, Igarashi H, ...
#17 Diagnostic efficacy of the secretin stimulation test for the Zollinger-Ellison syndrome: an intra-individual comparison using different dosages in patients and controls
Introduction: The diagnosis of Zollinger-Ellison syndrome is suspected in patients with symptoms of gastric acid hypersecretion, i.e., peptic ulcer disease, malabsorption or diarrhea, or with elevated fasting serum gastrin levels. However, symptoms can be masked by the use of proton pump inhibitors and fasting serum gastrin values are not always conclusive. Therefore, the secretin stimulation test is advocated as the principal diagnostic tool to identify the Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Patricia Kuiper
#1505 A Blood-Based Multi-Transcript Test, the NETest, Predicts and Defines PRRT Efficacy in Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT) is an effective NET treatment. Predicting response is based on somatostatin receptor expression and efficacy evaluated by RECIST criteria. Both have limited accuracy. The NETest measures tumor activity in blood and correlates cell signaling and metabolism directly with tumor activity.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: PRRT-Ablative therapies-Endoscopic treatment
Presenting Author: Professor Mark Kidd
Authors: Bodei L, Kidd M, Severi S, Drozdov I, ...
Keywords: NETest, PRRT
#84 Rare association between pancreatic insulinoma and Graves's disease: fortune or misfortune?
Introduction: In spite of low frequency ( 4 cases in 1 million population), insulimoma is a significant pathology because hypoglycemia causes severe neurologic lesions and death.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Carmen Barbu
Authors: Barbu C, Stefan C, Miron A, Giulea C, ...
#1485 Validation of a Blood Neuroendocrine Tumor Gene Signature, the NETest, in a Netherlands NET Cohort
Introduction: The CgA has limitations as a monoanalyte biomarker. The introduction of a PCR-based multi-analyte analysis of 51 genes (NETest) has been proposed as more accurate.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Dr Margot Tesselaar
Authors: Tesselaar M, Korse T, Kidd M, Verbeek W, ...
#1497 Circulating Neuroendocrine Tumor Gene Signature, the NETest, Defines Therapy in GEP-NETs
Introduction: Early and precise delineation of therapeutic responses are key issues in GEP-NET management. Imaging has limitations in sensitivity while secretory biomarkers e.g., CgA is controversial.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Professor Mark Kidd
Keywords: NETest, CgA, PCR
#2282 Value of Somatostatin Receptor Scintigraphy (SRS) in Patients with Appendiceal Neuroendocrine Neoplasms (ANEN) Based on Clinical Follow-up and Results of NETest
Introduction: Neuroendocrine neoplasms of the appendix (ANEN) are one of the most commonly identified gastroentropancreatic tumours (GEP). The aim of this retrospective study was to review the value of Somatostatin Receptor Scintigraphy (SRS) in staging and imaging follow-up of patients with confirmed ANEN, NENG1 and NENG2 in single institution.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Nuclear Medicine - Imaging and Therapy (PRRT)
Presenting Author: Sonia Konsek
#547 Insulin Autoimmune Syndrome Mimicking Insulinoma: A Challenging Diagnosis
Introduction: Insulin autoimmune syndrome (IAS) is a rare condition characterized by hypoglycemia due to autoantibodies against endogenous insulin. It is correlated, in approximately 50% of cases, to specific drugs intake. Hypoglycemia occurs typically during the late post-prandial period.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Prof Laura De Marinis
#918 Hyperinsulinemic Hypoglycemia by an Ovarian Germ Cell Tumor
Introduction: A 76-yr-old woman was admitted to our department for recurrent hot flushes, sweating and dizziness associated with fasting hypoglycemia. Physical examination revealed abdominal obesity and ascites.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Clinical cases/reports
Presenting Author: Marialberta Battocchio
Keywords: ovary, insulin, SSA, everolimus
#1489 The Clinical Utility of Blood Neuroendocrine Gene Transcript Analysis, the NETest, in Paragangliomas and Pheochromocytomas
Introduction: Diagnosis of disease and identification of progression are critical issues in paraganglioma (PGL) and pheochromocytoma (PCC) management. An accurate blood biomarker that defines tumor biology irrespective of biochemical activity is lacking.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Professor Mark Kidd
Keywords: NETest, PCR