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5 results for "pancreastatin".
#591 Pancreastatin: A Predictive Neuroendocrine Tumor Marker
Introduction: Pancreastatin is a derived peptide of CgA. Pancreastatin has the potential to be a diagnostic and predictive tumor marker in detecting NETs.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Descriptive epidemiology
Presenting Author: Sapna Rustagi
Keywords: pancreastatin, NETs, CgA
#386 A Prospective Evaluation of the Effects of Chronic Proton Pump Inhibitor Use on Plasma Biomarker Levels in Humans
Introduction: Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are used primarily to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease. PPI-induced achlorhydria increases circulating gastrin and chromogranin A (CGA). CGA is a widely used biomarker for the diagnosis and follow-up for gut-based neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). PPI-induced increases in CGA or gastrin may falsely suggest the presence of a NET when none exists. Pancreastatin, a fragment of CGA, is also commonly used to diagnose and follow NETs.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Eugene Woltering
#439 Chromogranin A (CgA) and Pancreastatin (PcSt) as Predictors of Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy (PRRT) Outcomes in Patients with Metastatic Well-Differentiated Neuroendocrine Tumors (mNETs)
Introduction: CgA and PcSt are widely used in assessing response to treatment in mNETs.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Nancy Sharma
#105 A pilot study using biochemical markers to predict acrcinoid heart disease in patients with carcinoid disease
Introduction: Carcinoid heart disease (CHD) affects up to 15-70% of patients with carcinoid disease. Recent ENETS guidelines recommend regular echocardiographic assessment to screen for CHD. Chromogranin A (CgA) is a peptide widely used to monitor carcinoid disease progression. Neurokinin A is a tachykinin which may be a more sensitive measure of carcinoid disease progression and prognosis. N-terminal pro Brain Naturetic Peptide is used as a screening tool for heart failure and recent results suggest utility in the diagnosis of CHD.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr Christopher Wong
#844 Variation Between Chromogranin A Assays in the Diagnosis of Gastric Carcinoid Type 1
Introduction: Chromogranin A (CgA) is not very accurate for the diagnosis of gastric carcinoid type1 (GC1). Clinical interpretation of CgA results may be affected by the heterogeneity between CgA assays. The commercial CgA assay, DAKO (DAKO, Denmark A/S, Glostrup, Denmark) is an ELISA which recognizes a 23 kD C terminal fragment of CgA; the Imperial Supra-regional Assay Service radioimmunoassay (SAS Hammersmith Hospital, Imperial College, London) is a competitive radioimmunoassay raised against the whole pancreastatin molecule.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: MD Roberta E Rossi