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#2806 Sarcopenia: Don't Judge a Book by It's Cover
Introduction: Sarcopenia is characterised by loss of muscle mass and function. We previously reported anthropometrical data for a range of NET diagnoses within 3 months of diagnosis. The majority of NET patients were overweight or obese, however reduced muscle function was observed in over half of patients regardless of BMI and other parameters.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: Tara Whyand
#2924 Everolimus in Patients with Advanced Neuroendocrine Neoplasia: A Real-World Study and Analysis of Long Responders
Introduction: Everolimus is a valid therapeutic option for neuroendocrine tumors (NETs); however, data regarding the long responsders in a real-world setting, outside regulatory trials, are scanty.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - Targeted therapies
Presenting Author: MD Maria Rinzivillo
#2940 Avelumab in Unresectable/Metastatic, Progressive, Poorly Differentiated, Grade 3 Neuroendocrine Carcinomas (NECs)
Introduction: Poorly differentiated, G3 NECs are associated with poor outcomes and have no effective treatment options apart from cytotoxic chemotherapy.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - Targeted therapies
Presenting Author: MD, PhD Victor Rodriguez-Freixinos
#2954 Aggressive Resection - A Treatment Option in Patients with Advanced Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Different treatment modalities have been considered for patients with malignant advanced neuroendocrine tumors(NETs) of the pancreas and duodenum.Aggressive surgery remains a controversial yet an efficacious antitumor therapy.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Surgical treatment and Ablative Therapies
Presenting Author: Doctor Azka Athar
Authors: Athar A, ...
#3012 Causes of Death Following Neuroendocrine Tumors Diagnosis: A United States Population-Based Analysis
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors (NET) are heterogeneous in terms of prognosis based on location, grade, and stage.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Registries, nationwide and regional surveys
Presenting Author: DR Mohamad Sonbol
#3041 Resource Use in Patients with Carcinoid Syndrome: A Retrospective Analysis Using the French Health Insurance National (SNDS) Database
Introduction: About 20% of patients (pts) with neuroendocrine tumors (NET) suffer from carcinoid syndrome (CS), mainly from ileum and lung NET. Pts with CS experience symptoms such as diarrhea, flushes and cardiac complications. The diarrhea occurs in almost all pts with CS and can be truly debilitating. Therefore, on top of the tumor, the burden of the symptoms further impairs quality of life and is associated with additional costs related to symptom management and pts follow-up.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Trials in Progress/Trials in Concept
Presenting Author: PhD Delphine Gueguen
#28 Prognostic Clinicopathologic Factors in Longitudinally Followed Patients with Metastatic Small Bowel Carcinoid
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors demonstrate heterogeneous behavior based upon site of origin and specific histology. Even after controlling for anatomic location, disease stage and histologic grade, registry studies show persistent diversity of outcome in patients with midgut carcinoid.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Mr. Thomas Curran
#30 Diffuse Idiopathic Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Cell Hyperplasia
Introduction: Normal adult lungs contain scattered pulmonary neuroendocrine cells (PNEC). Reactive PNEC hyperplasia is commonly observed in persons who live at high altitude, in cigarette smokers, and in numerous lung diseases. Diffuse Idiopathic Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Cell Hyperplasia (DIPNECH) is a rare entity in which PNEC hyperplasia appears without predisposing conditions. According to the 1999 WHO lung tumor classification, DIPNECH is thought to be primarily a neuroendocrine proliferative process, which can be associated with carcinoid tumors and with a clinical picture of constrictive obliterative bronchiolitis. To date, available data regarding the treatment and the prognosis of this rare condition is limited.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Simona Grozinsky-Glasberg
#49 Twenty-year experience in diagnosis and treatment of insulinoma in Burdenko Surgery Clinic, Moscow Medical Academy, Russia
Introduction: For the last 20 years, 235 patients with the diagnosis of organic hyperinsulinismus were treated in Burdenko Surgery Clinic.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Prof Alexey Egorov
#53 The rise and fall of chromogranin A as an indicator for NET
Introduction: There is now general awareness that treatment with proton pump inhibitors (ppi) may cause moderate rises in circulating concentrations of gastrin and/or chromogranin A (CgA), thus decreasing the specificity of these markers in the diagnosis of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). Due to their high efficacy, proton pump inhibitors (ppi) are one of the most frequently prescribed classes of drugs worldwide. Several studies in various countries report that 30% or more of in-patients have been prescribed ppi. Patients who are suspected of having a neuroendocrine tumor (NET) often have gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms for which ppi are prescribed and therefore they may be already taking ppi when their first blood sample is assayed for NET markers. We previously encountered a case of extreme rise in CgA which flagged the possibility of a NET, but was later shown to be due to ppi therapy alone. We present CgA and gastrin data in relation to ppi therapy and withdrawal for this patient. In order to see if this was an isolated incident, we audited all laboratory requests for CgA/gastrin in a two-year period and monitored those that provided details of ppi treatment/withdrawal.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Lee Armstrong
Authors: Armstrong L, Ryan K, Ardill J, ...