Somatostatinoma

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Somatostatinoma

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The terms "Somatostatinoma" returned 20 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Pancreatic somatostatinoma diagnosed preoperatively: report of a case.
 

Author(s): Yasuhisa Mori, Norihiro Sato, Ryuta Taniguchi, Toshihisa Tamura, Noritaka Minagawa, Kazunori Shibao, Aiichiro Higure, Mitsuhiro Nakamoto, Masashi Taguchi, Koji Yamaguchi

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Somatostatinoma is a rare neoplasm of the pancreas. Preoperative diagnosis is often difficult.

Last Updated: 13 Jan 2014

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New syndrome of paraganglioma and somatostatinoma associated with polycythemia.
 

Author(s): Karel Pacak, Ivana Jochmanova, Tamara Prodanov, Chunzhang Yang, Maria J Merino, Tito Fojo, Josef T Prchal, Arthur S Tischler, Ronald M Lechan, Zhengping Zhuang

Journal: J. Clin. Oncol.. 2013 May;31(13):1690-8.

 

The occurrence of ≥ two distinct types of tumors, one of them paraganglioma (PGL), is unusual in an individual patient, except in hereditary cancer syndromes.

Last Updated: 29 Apr 2013

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Quantum dot immunocytochemical localization of somatostatin in somatostatinoma by Widefield Epifluorescence, super-resolution light, and immunoelectron microscopy.
 

Author(s): Murray C Killingsworth, Ken Lai, Xiaojuan Wu, Jim L C Yong, C Soon Lee

Journal: J. Histochem. Cytochem.. 2012 Nov;60(11):832-43.

 

Quantum dot nanocrystal probes (QDs) have been used for detection of somatostatin hormone in secretory granules of somatostatinoma tumor cells by immunofluorescence light microscopy, super-resolution light microscopy, and immunoelectron microscopy. Immunostaining for all modalities ...

Last Updated: 29 Oct 2012

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The terms "Somatostatinoma" returned 3 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Duodenal somatostatinoma: a case report and review.
 

Author(s): Jung A Kim, Won-Ho Choi, Chul Nam Kim, Young Soo Moon, Sun Hee Chang, Hye Ran Lee

Journal: Korean J. Intern. Med.. 2011 Mar;26(1):103-7.

 

Somatostatinomas are rare functioning carcinoid tumors that usually arise in the pancreas and duodenum. They are seldom associated with typical clinical symptoms; their diagnosis is confirmed only by histological and immunohistochemical studies and the presence of specific hormones. ...

Last Updated: 25 Mar 2011

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Mixed endocrine somatostatinoma of the ampulla of vater associated with a neurofibromatosis type 1: a case report and review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Lydia Deschamps, Safi Dokmak, Nathalie Guedj, Philippe Ruszniewski, Alain Sauvanet, Anne Couvelard

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Mixed endocrine tumors are double neoplasms with both glandular and endocrine components; these tumors are rare, especially those arising in the ampulla of Vater. Ampullary somatostatinomas are classically associated with neurofibromatosis type 1. We herein describe the first reported ...

Last Updated: 12 Jan 2010

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Somatostatinoma of the pancreas associated with von Hippel-Lindau disease.
 

Author(s): M Maki, Y Kaneko, Y Ohta, T Nakamura, R Machinami, K Kurokawa

Journal: Intern. Med.. 1995 Jul;34(7):661-5.

 

A 39-year-old man was admitted because of lumbago, vomiting and massive gastrointestinal bleeding. Oliguria developed a few days later, which was followed by hyperkalemia and cardiac arrest. Autopsy disclosed multiple renal cell carcinomas with diffuse metastasis to the liver, adrenal ...

Last Updated: 18 Jan 1996

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Everolimus in Patients With Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors Metastatic to the Liver Previously Treated With Surgery
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Gastrinoma; Glucagonoma; Insulinoma; Liver Metastases; Pancreatic Polypeptide Tumor; Recurrent Islet Cell Carcinoma; Somatostatinoma

 

Last Updated: 24 Jul 2014

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Capecitabine, Temozolomide and Bevacizumab for Metastatic or Unresectable Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Gastrinoma; Glucagonoma; Insulinoma; Pancreatic Polypeptide Tumor; Recurrent Islet Cell Carcinoma; Recurrent Pancreatic Cancer; Somatostatinoma; Stage III Pancreatic Cancer; Stage IV Pancreatic Cancer

 

Last Updated: 24 Nov 2014

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Dovitinib Lactate in Treating Patients With Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumors
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Gastrinoma; Glucagonoma; Insulinoma; Pancreatic Polypeptide Tumor; Recurrent Islet Cell Carcinoma; Somatostatinoma

 

Last Updated: 13 Nov 2014

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