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19 results for "rarity".
#634 Merkel Cell Carcinoma in a Nine-Year-Old Girl
Introduction: Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) of the skin is a rare neuroendocrine tumor characterized by its rapid growth and aggressive clinical behavior. MCC is a typical tumor of older age (average age is 65 years). In children and adolescents less than 20 years of age, it is extremely rare. Information regarding MCC in childhood can be found in the literature only in the form of individual case reports. Due to the rarity of MCC in the young population, any clinical studies or treatment recommendations in these patients are missing.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Clinical cases/reports
Presenting Author: MD, PhD Viera - Bajciova
#42 Chemotherapy in the Treatment of Progressive, Undifferentiated Neuroendocrine Carcinomas: a Single-Center Experience.
Introduction: Treatment of poorly differentiated neuroendocrine tumors (NET) usually includes chemotherapeutic intervention. However, both the rarity and the heterogeneity of the disease have led to relatively few clinical trials. This study evaluated the outcome of two chemotherapy regimens in patients suffering from undifferentiated and histologically confirmed NET.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Timo Deutschbein
#134 Gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumors: tumor characteristics and long-term clinical outcome in the German NET registry
Introduction: Prognosis of neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) has been difficult to predict due to heterogenous tumor biology, various classification systems, and lack of reliable and recent data due to the rarity of these tumors.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Category: Clinical
Presenting Author: Dr. Ulrich-Frank Pape
Authors: Maasberg S, König A, Rinke A, Anlauf M, ...
#599 Rectal Neuroendocrine Tumors: Long-Term Survival After Resection and Prognostic Factors
Introduction: The rectum is the third most common location for gastrointestinal carcinoids after small bowel and colon. Due to their rarity, the characteristics and behavior of this unusual malignancy remain unclear.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Prognosis
Presenting Author: Cai Jianqiang
Authors: Du F, Chi Y H B L, Zhao H, Wang J W, ...
#606 Laparoscopic Resection of Primary Midgut Carcinoid Tumors
Introduction: Laparoscopic intestinal surgery is the preferable technique in the majority of intestinal surgical disorders. However, there is no series reported to date on laparoscopic resection of intestinal midgut carcinoid tumors (MCT) due to the rarity as well as the technical difficulties in resection of the large mesenteric root lymph node mass commonly found in these tumors, and the occasional difficulty in identifying the primary MCT. This is the first series reporting the results of laparoscopic resection of MCT.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Non digestive NETs (bronchial, MTC, pheochromocytoma)
Presenting Author: Prof. Petachia Reissman
#703 Cutaneous Merkel Cell Carcinoma Treatment: Our Experience
Introduction: Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC) is a rare neuroendocrine tumor of the skin.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Non digestive NETs (bronchial, MTC, pheochromocytoma)
Presenting Author: Dr Francesca Bruder
Authors: Bruder F, Barca M, Porcu S G, Dessena M, ...
#740 Heterotopic Pancreatic Tissue Located in the Subserosa of the Jejunum: A Case Report
Introduction: Ectopic pancreas is defined as pancreatic tissue in an abnormal location with no ductal, anatomical, neuronal or vascular communication with the main body of the pancreas. The incidence of heterotopic pancreas in autopsy studies is approximately 0.6 - 15%, while the clinical incidence is 1 in 500 laparotomies. Ectopic pancreatic tissue can be present anywhere along the gastrointestinal tract.
Conference: 10th Annual ENETS Conference (2013)
Category: Clinical cases/reports
Presenting Author: MD Christos Barkolias
#853 Paraneoplastic Encephalitis in a Patient with Exceptionally Long Survival Despite a Hepatic Metastatic Neuroendocrine Rectum Neoplasm
Introduction: We report the instructive case of a woman that was diagnosed with a neuroendocrine neoplasm (NEN) of the rectum with multiple liver metastases, who subsequently developed an anti-Ri positive paraneoplastic neurological syndrom (PNS).
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Clinical cases/reports
Presenting Author: M.D. Sebastian Krug
Authors: Krug S, Boch M, Seipelt M, Rexin P, ...
Keywords: rectum, anti-Ri, TACE, PNS
#1304 Analysis of 18FDG-PET/CT in Patients with Gastrointestinal Neuroendocrine Neoplasm
Introduction: Gastrointestinal neuroendocrine neoplasm (Gi-NEN) comprised a wide and heterogeneous group of neoplasms. Diagnosis could often be challenging due to their rarity. 18FDG-PET/CT had a high accuracy for poorly differentiated NENs.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Imaging (radiology, nuclear medicine, endoscopy)
Presenting Author: Jiangyuan Yu
Authors: Yu J, Yang Z, Fan Y, Lu M, ...
#1477 Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Biliary Tract: A Retrospective, Observational Multicenter Study
Introduction: Neuroendocrine tumors of the biliary tract (BTNETs) constitute a heterogeneous group of neoplasms. Because of their rarity, the clinical behavior is unclear.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference (2016)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Prognosis
Presenting Author: MD Maria Pia Brizzi
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