Chromogranin A (CgA) in Pheochromocytoma and in Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Type 1. Abstract #1027

Introduction: Chromogranin A (CgA) as a main, nonspecific marker of neuroendocrine tumors (NET) has been applied for diagnostic purposes and for monitoring the treatment of NET. Pheochromocytoma and MEN-1 syndrome represent rare neuroendocrine tumours.
Aim(s): The aim of the study was to evaluate the usefulness of CgA measurements in patients with pheochromocytoma and multiple endocrine neoplasia type 1.
Materials and methods: 20 patients with pheochromocytoma and 12 patients with MEN-1 syndrome. Chromogranin A was measured by immunoradiometric method (CIS bio, France).
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Biomarkers
Presenting Author: M.Sc., Ph.D. Piotr Glinicki

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