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1656 results for "non-functioning pancreatic tumors (NFPT)".
#74 Non-functioning pancreatic endocrine tumors: diagnostic criteria and surgical treatment
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors were considered rare tumors several years ago. Several reports published recently have observed increased incidence of NETs suggesting that NETs are more prevalent than previously reported. Non-functioning pancreatic endocrine tumors (NFPETs), better defined as non-hyperfunctioning, are characterized by the absence of clinical or biochemical evidence of hormone hypersecretion. From the clinical standpoint, NFPETs can be either occasionally encountered or manifest clinically similar pancreatic tumors. Since both NFPET treatment and prognosis significantly differ from that of ductal adenocarcinoma and other pancreatic malignant tumors, an accurate differential diagnosis is needed.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Alexander Vladimir Kochatkov
#83 Surgical treatment of duodenopancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (pNETs) in patients with multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN 1): a Dutch consensus statement
Introduction: Duodenopancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (pNETs) in multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1 (MEN 1) are the most important cause of MEN 1-related death. Surgery is the only curative treatment, but controversy exists on the optimal strategy. Recent guidelines on pNETs have limited recommendations specific for MEN 1. Therefore, a Dutch multidisciplinary consensus meeting was organized.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: MD Carolina RC Pieterman
#272 Plasma Chromogranin A in Patients with MEN I and Pancreatic Endocrine Tumors
Introduction: Circulating chromogranin A(CgA) is considered a useful marker for gastroenteropancreatic endocrine tumors. Data on its pattern in MEN-1 patients with non-functioning pancreatic tumors(NFPT) are scant.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Roberta E Rossi
#847 Incidental Pathological Finding of Pancreatic Non-Functioning Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Little is known about the incidental finding of non-functioning NETs (Neuroendocrine Tumors) during pancreatic surgery performed for other reasons or during pathological examination of the surgical sample.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Surgical treatment
Presenting Author: Claudio Pasquali
#650 Incidental Diagnosis as Prognostic Factor in Different Tumor-Stages of Non-Functioning Pancreatic Endocrine Tumors
Introduction: Although incidental diagnosis of non-functioning pancreatic endocrine tumors (NF-pNETs) is not an assurance of benign behavior, incidental NF-pNETs are associated with improved survival after resection.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Prognosis
Presenting Author: Stefano Partelli
#32 Pancreatic cystic endocrine tumors: a different morphological entity associated with a less aggressive behavior.
Introduction: Cystic pancreatic endocrine tumors (CPETs) are rare lesions and their biological features have been scarcely investigated.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Massimo Falconi
#81 Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETs): our experience in a multidisciplinary team in a university hospital
Introduction: Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETs) have a low incidence and prevalence representing < 2% of all gastrointestinal tumors with a heterogeneous biological behavior and an often complex management.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Jose Manuel Cabezas-Agricola
#197 Surgical Treatment of Non-functioning Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Pancreas
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors of the pancreas have a more favorable course and prognosis compared to pancreatic adenocarcinoma and occupy approximately 1-2% of all oncologic pathology of the pancreas.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Viktor P Shkarban
#11 Plasma chromogranin - A response to octreotide test: Prognostic value for clinical outcome in endocrine digestive tumors
Introduction: Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NETs) expressing somatostatin receptors may be treated with somatostatin analogues (SSAs). Selection criteria are a positive Octreoscan® or a >50% hormone level decrease after octreotide s.c. injection (octreotide test) (OT). Plasma chromogranin A (CgA) is the best general GEP-NET marker, but data on CgA response to OT are scant.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: MD, PhD Sara Massironi
#61 Multiple tumors in patients with pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours: morphological and immunohistochemical characteristics
Introduction: Pancreatic islet cell tumors occur in 80% of patients with MEN 1. Tumors are often multicentric. They often produce multiple peptides and biogenic amines.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Basic
Presenting Author: Prof Larisa Gurevich
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