Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology

ea0063gp14 | Adrenal and Neuroendocrine - Tumour | ECE2019

Endoscopic ultrasound guided radiofrequency ablation (EUS-RFA) as a novel therapeutic approach in highly-selected pancreatic functioning and non-functioning neuroendocrine neoplasms (pNENs) patients: Preliminary report

Oleinikov Kira , Dancour Allain , Epshtein Julia , Benson Ariel , Mazeh Haggi , Tal Ilanit , Livovsky Dan , Goldin Eran , Gross David J , Jacob Harold , Grozinsky-Glasberg Simona

Introduction: EUS-RFA is rapidly emerging as a possible treatment alternative for patients with pNENs who are poor surgical candidates.Aim(s): To summarize our experience in terms of feasibility, safety and efficacy of EUS-RFA in a cohort of patients with functional and non-functional pNENs.Materials and methods: Retrospective case series of pNENs patients treated with EUS-RFA at two tertiary referral centers in Israel between Marc...

ea0081ep359 | Diabetes, Obesity, Metabolism and Nutrition | ECE2022

Response of the human gastric epithelium to sleeve gastrectomy surgery

Ben-Haroush Schyr Rachel , Moalem Botros , Sender Dana , Elad Amit , Bardugo Aya , Etzyoni Ayelet , Arad Yhara , Ishai Yuval , Suk Kim Ki , Benson Ariel , Grinbaum Ronit , Samuelson Linda , Grinstein Nechemi , Sandoval Darleen , Ben-Zvi Danny

The gastric mucosa is a dynamic and regenerative tissue that functions in extreme conditions of low pH, mechanical insults and bacterial exposure. The mucosa is composed of pit and neck cells which secrete protective mucus, parietal and chief cells that secrete acid and digestive enzymes, enteroendocrine cells that affect motility, secretion and satiety, rare tuft cells, and at two stem-cell compartments. We studied the response of the gastric mucosa to sleeve gastrectomy surg...