Preliminary Results on the Diagnosis of NETs in Portugal – The Cross Sectional TNE-ETC Survey Abstract #1229

Introduction: NETs are increasing worldwide. Epidemiological data is lacking in Portugal. The NETs Study Group of the Portuguese Endocrine Society is committed to develop a National Registry.
Aim(s): To perform a multicenter cross-sectional study, to characterize demographic and clinical features of digestive NETs in Portugal.
Materials and methods: Cases identified from 15 participating centers over a period of 18 months; histological diagnosis mandatory for inclusion. Data collected in an electronic platform using PHP and JavaScript technologies, stored in a MySQL database. Demographic, clinical, histopathological and diagnostic data collected. Ethical principles concerning national legislation fulfilled. Statistical analysis performed with SPSSv15.0
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference (2015)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Descriptive epidemiology
Presenting Author: MD, MSc Ana P Santos
Keywords: Portugal NET

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