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30 results for "radiofrequency ablation".
#563 Role of Ga-68 Somatostatin Receptor PET/CT in the Assessment of Response to Radiofrequency Ablation in Hepatic Metastases of Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Patients with gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NET) present frequently with hepatic metastases. Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is an important local ablative treatment for hepatic metastases.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Prof. Dr. Richard P Baum
#567 Efficacy of Combined Peptide Receptor Radionuclide Therapy and Radiofrequency Ablation for the Management of Hepatic Metastases of Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Hepatic metastases significantly affect the overall prognosis and quality of life in patients with gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (GEP-NET). Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is one of the important local ablative strategies for hepatic metastases. Peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRNT) is a well-established therapeutic modality for metastatic NET.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Prof. Dr. Richard P Baum
#1562 Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Radiofrequency Ablation for Pancreatic Neoplasms
Introduction: Endoscopic ultrasound-guided radiofrequency ablation (EUS-RFA) is a recognised therapeutic option for a range of neoplasms.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: PRRT-Ablative therapies-Endoscopic treatment
Presenting Author: Ashley Clift
Authors: Clift A, Pai M, Habib N, Senturk H, ...
#1938 Eleven Years Survival after Combined Treatment of Surgery, Ultrasound-Guided Radiofrequency Ablation of Liver Metastasis, CT Embolization Plus Somatostatin LAR in a Case with Atypical Carcinoid of the Lung
Introduction: The combination of different therapeutic methods has an important place in the treatment of patients with NET and liver metastasis, ineligible for radical surgery.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: PRRT-Ablative therapies- Endoscopic treatment, surgical treatment
Presenting Author: Prof. Borislav Vladimirov
#1575 Ultrasound-guided Radiofrequency Ablation of Liver Metastasis in Two Cases with Neuroendocrine Tumors
Introduction: Theraputic modalities in patients with metastatic neuroendocrine tumors (NET), ineligible for radical surgery include somatostatin analogues, chemotherapy, biological therapy and local ablation or embolization of liver metastasis.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: PRRT-Ablative therapies-Endoscopic treatment
Presenting Author: Prof. Borislav Vladimirov
Authors: Genov J, Mitova R, Pavlov K, Boeva I, ...
#192 Successfull Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Alcoholic Ablation of Insulinoma
Introduction: Insulinomas are rare endocrine tumors. The golden treatment is surgical resection. EUS-guided alcohol ablation is a new promising method to treat those patients who are not surgical candidates.
Conference: 8th Annual ENETS Conference (2011)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: MD Christina Schnack
Authors: schnack C, Hansen C, Nielsen H, ...
#399 Malignant Carotid Body Tumors (CBTs), Clinical Presentation, Investigations and Their Management
Introduction: Malignant CBTs are rare (incidence 0.012%) and their management is not well settled. We present 2 pts. with malignant CBTs to define their presentation, investigations done and treatment undertaken w/ FU.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Mohammed Ahmed
Authors: Ahmed M, Tuli M, Alsugair A, AlHindi H, ...
#400 Challenges in the Management of a Disseminated Malignant Abdominal Paragangliom (MPGL)
Introduction: Despite current availability of large array of Rx modalities, management of MPGLs still pose a challenge.
Conference: 9th Annual ENETS Conference (2012)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Mohammed Ahmed
Authors: Ahmed M, Ameen T, Bazarbashi S, ...
#699 Ethanol Ablation in an 81-Year-Old Patient with Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor (Islet Cell Tumor) and Severe Hypoglycemia – A Case Study.
Introduction: The key clinical problem in patients with islet cell tumors are persistent hypoglycemia episodes, which are particularly dangerous in the elderly since neuroglycopenia may be the cause of stroke.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Clinical cases/reports
Presenting Author: Elżbieta Andrysiak-Mamos
#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
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