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26 results for "gastroduodenal ulcer".
#15 Gastroduodenal ulceration associated with radioembolization for the treatment of liver malignancies, a newly observed complication: Institutional experience and review of the literature
Introduction: Microsphere radioembolization is a method of delivering radiation therapy directly to tumors, thereby minimizing toxicity to adjacent structures. Despite the relatively high precision of this modality, numerous adverse effects have been recognized. One particularly untoward complication is the development of severe gastroduodenal ulceration.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Steven Naymagon
#2052 Oral Carcinoid Mimicking as non Healing Ulcer. A Case Report.
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors are the aggressive tumors resulting in sheer morbidity and mortality of the patients. The true origin of oral neuroendocrine carcinomas remains unclear.
Conference: 15th Annual ENETS conference (2018)
Category: Case reports
Presenting Author: Dr Arooj Fatima
Authors: Fatima A, Zaidi S S A, ...
#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
#66 Adrenocortical cancer: a therapeutic approach with everolimus (RAD001)
Introduction: Adrenocortical cancer (ACC) is a rare disease with very poor outcome. ACC responds poorly to standard chemotherapy. Mitotane, used as adjuvant therapy to surgery, prolongs recurrence-free survival, but the response is limited to 23% of patients and resistance occurs in the majority of patients (1). There is no curative therapy for ACC. Pre-clinical studies have shown involvement of both IGF-2/IGF-1R and Akt/mTOR pathways in ACC, and IGF-1R and mTOR inhibitors inhibited cell proliferation of human adrenocortical carcinoma cell lines in vitro (2,3,4).
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Maria Gueorguiev
#283 Primary Lymph Node Gastrinoma: A Genuine Entity? Two Case Reports and a Review of the Literature
Introduction: The existence of primary lymph node gastrinoma has been proposed but is controversial. We report two cases (Case A - 37-year-old male, Case B - 43-year-old male) of apparent primary lymph node gastrinoma.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Richard W Carroll
#285 A Case of Primary Hepatic Carcinoid Tumor Misdiagnosed as Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC)
Introduction: Carcinoid tumors generally occur in the gastrointestinal and respiratory tracts. Primary carcinoid tumor of the liver is very rare. It may be misdiagnosed as hepatocellular carcinoma, which is very common.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Jila Hazrati
#461 The Good, the Bad, the Unexpected
Introduction: GEP NETs constitute less than 2% of all gastrointestinal malignancies; usually they are age-related with the highest incidence above the fifth decade. Primary GEP NETs are often asymptomatic, sometimes being incidentally discovered in resected surgical specimens when surgery has been undertaken for other intra-abdominal disease.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Sorina Martin
Authors: Martin S, Micu A, Fica S, ...
#615 Gastrinoma and Neurofibromatosis Type 2: Is There an Association?
Introduction: Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors have been seldom described in association with neurofibromatosis type-1, whereas an association with neurofibromatosis type-2 (NF2) has never been reported.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Descriptive epidemiology
Presenting Author: Dr Roberta E Rossi
#681 The Use of Capsule Endoscopy for Assessment of Neuroendocrine Tumors of Unknown Primary Tumor Location
Introduction: Recent studies suggest that capsule endoscopy (CE) should be implemented in diagnostic work-up in patients suspected to have small bowel (SB) tumors. SB accounts for the primary tumor site in 80%-85% of patients with intestinal neuroendocrine tumors (NET). In 10%-15% of patients diagnosed with metastasized NET, the primary tumor site remains obscure.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Imaging (radiology, nuclear medicine, endoscopy)
Presenting Author: PhD Panagiotis Drymousis
#695 Pancreatic Angiography with Selective Intra-Arterial Calcium Stimulation for the Localization of Insulinomas: A Case Report.
Introduction: Surgery is the gold standard treatment of insulinomas. Before planning the surgical procedure, the tumor must be precisely localized. Usually, the combination of Endoscopic Ultrasound, Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging localize more than 80% of the tumors. But due to its small size, other more sophisticated techniques must be performed in order to improve the diagnosis accuracy. Some of them, like angiography, are invasive.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Imaging (radiology, nuclear medicine, endoscopy)
Presenting Author: Medical Doctor Javier Pi