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83 results for "octreoscan".
#2798 Risk of Pre-Operative Understaging of Duodenal Neuroendocrine Tumors at Conventional Imaging: When Surgery Becomes the First Choice
Introduction: Duodenal neuroendocrine neoplasms (dNENs) are heterogeneous tumors that can exhibit aggressive behavior, with loco-regional nodes and distant metastases. Pre-treatment staging is the basis for planning either surgical or endoscopic treatment.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Imaging and Interventions (radiology, endoscopy)
Presenting Author: dr Sara Massironi
#2916 Pretherapeutic Heterogeneity of Somatostatin Receptor Expression in Neuroendocrine Neoplasia: An Innovative Predictor of Response to Everolimus?
Introduction: In patients with bronchopulmonary or gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms (NEN) the mTOR inhibitor everolimus may prolong progression-free survival (PFS). However, this is countered by potentially significant toxicity.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Medical treatment - others, not specified
Presenting Author: Dr. med. Christoph Wetz
Authors: Wetz C, Genseke P, Schatka I, Jann H, ...
#3078 Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor: Experience of an Algerian Centre
Introduction: Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine neoplasms (GEP-NETs) constitute a rare and heterogeneous group of tumors and still constitute a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge.
Conference: 17th Annual ENETS Conference 2020 (2020)
Category: Case reports
Presenting Author: Dr Mohammed Alaeddine Saidi
Authors: Aris H, Ghomari S, ...
#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
#22 A Case Illustrative of Phenotypic Heterogeneity and Challenges in the Management of Paraganglioma
Introduction: Paragangliomas (PGLs) are extra-adrenal, usually benign, highly vascularized tumors that originate from neural-crest-derived chromaffin cells. These tumors are subdivided as either sympathetic or parasympathetic, depending on their location and catecholamine production. Sympathetic PGLs are situated along the abdominal sympathetic trunk and usually produce catecholamines, whereas parasympathetic PGLs are located in the head and neck, and these usually do not produce catecholamines. PGLs may present as sporadic or inherited tumor syndrome, including MEN 2, with RET germline mutations, von Hippel-Lindau (VHL) disease due to germline mutations in VHL gene, and pheochromocytoma-PGL syndrome. The latter is frequently a hereditary condition and is caused by germline mutations in the SDHB, SDHC, or SDHC genes. Patients with familial PGLs may present at a younger age, often as multifocal tumors, with an increased risk of recurrence and a higher frequency of malignancy in those with SDHB mutations. SDH mutations induce angiogenesis and tumorogenesis through the inhibition of hypoxia-inducible factors (HIF)-propyl hyroxylase. A younger age at onset, malignancy, and a positive family history are clinical parameters of high specificity, but low sensitivity for diagnosis. Genetic analysis for mutations in SDH genes for the patient and family members, and surveillance for the affected patient and family members, are necessary where there are no clear clinical or family indicators for the syndrome. We present a case of a large abdominal malignant PGL in a 20-year-old pt. that went on without clinical detection for at least three years.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Mohammed Ahmed
#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
#35 Primary Hyperparathyroidism in patients with gastric carcinoid Tumors type-1: an unusual coexistence
Introduction: Although a number of familiar endocrine syndromes are associated with primary hyperparathyroidism (PHP), there is no information regarding its prevalence in other sporadic neuroendocrine diseases.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Dimitrios Thomas
#37 Gastric GIST with synchronous neuroendocrine tumor of the pancreas, Case Report and Literature Review
Introduction: The Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST) are the most common mesenchymal tumors of the gastrointestinal tract. These are rare tumors with an incidence of 15 new cases per million per year. They often occur in individuals over the age of 40 years, without gender predominance. The clinical behavior is variable and benign tumors are the most common. They can develop anywhere in the GI tract, but are more frequent in the stomach and small intestine. The primary treatment, when located, is the surgical resection, which can be complemented with the use of imatinib.
The occurrence of neuroendocrine tumors of the pancreas is rare, representing 1-5% of pancreatic cancers, and it is estimated that its incidence does not exceed 5 to one million. The tumors considered nonfunctioning (15-32% of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors) are not associated with any syndrome, and are usually incidental. They have a slight predominance in males, and are more frequent in the 6th decade of life. Nonfunctioning tumors of islet cells are virtually all malignant tumors, and the treatment consists of surgical resection.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dra Amelia B Tavares
#75 Carcinoid and carcinoid syndrome: analysis of 110 cases from a single insitute
Introduction: Carcinoid syndrome (CS) often presents with flushing, diarrhea and carcinoid heart disease (CHD).
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Emilio Bajetta
#80 Metastatic growth hormone secreting pituitary carcinoma treated with peptide receptor radionuclide therapy
Introduction: Pituitary carcinoma (PC) is an extremely rare condition defined by the presence of adenohypophyseal neoplastic tissue outside the pituitary. Clinical experience regarding diagnosis, management and prognosis of PC is very limited. Growth hormone (GH) secreting PC is even rarer and represents a particular challenge to clinical practice. Therapeutic modalities utilized to treat PC include surgery, radiation, hormonal therapy, and cytotoxic drugs. Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy (PRRT) is an emerging therapeutic modality that involves the targeted delivery of an ablative dose of radiolabelled somatostatin analog. PRRT has been applied to various neuroendocrine tumors and results in prolonged survival and enhanced quality of life. As yet, this therapy has not been applied to malignant pituitary tumors.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Sameer Kassem