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196 results for "malignant pheocromocytoma".
#679 Malignant Pheocromocytoma: Rare, Aggressive, but Easily Neglected
Introduction: Pheocromocytomas are rare neuroendocrine tumors of which only 10% present metastatic disease.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference 2013 (2013)
Category: Surgical treatment
Presenting Author: Ana Catarina Ribeiro
#142 The role of 18F DOPA-PET in a case of malignant pheochromcytoma
Introduction: Pheocromocytoma is a rare tumor arising from chromaffin cells of adrenal medullary or extra adrenal paraganglionic tissue. Histological criteria cannot differentiate benign from malignant pheocromocytomas. The diagnosis of a malignant pheocromocytoma requires local invasion, recurrence and documented metastatic disease. The radionuclide scanning (123I - 131I-MIBG) is a fundamental diagnostic tool used to confirm the biochemical and radiological diagnosis of pheochromocytoma. In fact, MIBG scanning may confirm that the visualised lesion in an adrenal gland is indeed a pheochromocytoma and detect extra-adrenal paraganglionic tissue. However, MIBG scans are negative in around 15% of benign pheochromocytomas and in up to 50% of malignant ones. Other radionuclide techniques (18FDG-PET, 18F-DOPA-PET, 18F-FDA-PET) have been successfully used in investigation of pheochromocytomas. 18F-DOPA-PET and 18F-FDA-PET have been reported to be highly sensitive and specific for benign pheochromocytomas, while 18FDG-PET can be useful for malignant lesions with higher metabolic activity.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Prof. Laura De Marinis
#124 Management and outcomes of malignant paragangliomas and phaeochromocytomas
Introduction: Chromaffin-cell tumors include phaeochromocytomas and paragangliomas, represent a rare group of neuroendocrine tumors and are located in adrenal medulla or extra-adrenal sites, respectively. Ten percent of phaeochromocytomas and 15-35% of paragangliomas are malignant.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: DR Christos Toumpanakis
#546 Treatment of Malignant Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Hepatopancreatododenal Region
Introduction: The incidence of malignant NETs of the hepatopancreatoduodenal region is currently set at 10-15 cases per 100,000 people. Patient treatment and prognosis differ from those with adenocarcinoma.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Ivan Vasiliev
#1257 A Clinicopathological Study of Malignant Insulinoma in a Contemporary Series
Introduction: Malignant insulinoma is traditionally considered extremely rare and its natural history variable.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference 2016 (2016)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Descriptive epidemiology
Presenting Author: Dr. Run Yu
Authors: Yu R, Nissen N N, Hendifar A, Fan X, ...
#1390 Ectopic Malignant Insulinoma with Multiple Liver Metastases: A Case Report
Introduction: Malignant insulinoma arising from ectopic pancreas is very rare.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference 2016 (2016)
Category: Clinical cases/reports
Presenting Author: Dr. Huang Ying Tan
Authors: Liu Q, Luo J, Li C, Zhu Z H, ...
#177 Dissociation Between Iodine-131 meta-iodobenzylguanidine (MIBG) Scintigraphy and Radiolabeled Octreotide in the Localization and Management of Sporadic Malignant Pheochromocytoma: An Impact on Management
Introduction: The Rx of malignant pheochromocytomas w/negative MIBG scan remains a challanging problem. Octreoscan is helpful in localization and Rx planning in such cases. Rx using SST analog & PRRT is a desirable goal.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Mohammed NMI Ahmed
Authors: Ahmed M, ...
#640 Chomogranin A, NSE, and 5-Hydroxyindolacetic Acid Measurements in Malignant Carcinoids
Introduction: GEP-NETs are a heterogeneous group of cancers more common in the small intestine which are usually asymptomatic. In patients with malignant carcinoids, a number of tumor markers (TMs) have been considered enclosing urinary 5-hydroxyindolacetic acid (5-HIAA), chromogranin A (CgA), and neuron-specific enolase (NSE) serum levels measurements. Unfortunately, the sensitivity of each TM largely depends on disease extent and the presence of functioning tumors, and thus their usefulness is still unclear.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference 2013 (2013)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: Professor Franco Lumachi
#651 Additional Value of New Molecular Imaging Tracers in the Detection of Recurrent/Residual Disease in Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Recent studies have proposed new molecular imaging tracers, such as 18F-DOPA and 68Ga-DOTANOC, for the detection of recurrent/residual neuroendocrine tumors (NET) in case of negative conventional imaging modalities.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference 2013 (2013)
Category: Imaging (radiology, nuclear medicine, endoscopy)
Presenting Author: Andrea Lania
#21 Peptide Receptor Radioligand Therapy (PRRT) is an Effective Treatment for the Long-Term Stabilization of Malignant Gastrinomas
Introduction: Gastrinomas represent a rare group of neuroendocrine tumors usually located in the duodenum or pancreas. They secrete gastrin, which is responsible for the clinical picture of severe acid-related peptic disease and diarrhea, known as the Zollinger-Ellison syndrome (ZES). While symptomatic control may be achieved with proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) and somatostatin analogues (SSAs) treatment, little data is known regarding the possible anti-tumor effect of the peptide receptor radioligand therapy (PRRT) in gastrinoma patients.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Simona Grozinsky-Glasberg