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ea0080p12 | Abstracts | UKINETS2021

Do patients with small bowel NET tend to be diagnosed late and with advanced disease?

Coldham Christopher , Humphries Sian , Shah Tahir

Patients with small bowel NET may present in a different way from other GPNET patients, with well-established disease and metastases. They may have long term symptoms that are well investigated but remain undiagnosed sometimes for years. To examine this supposition the presenting symptoms and outcomes of the first thirty patients with small bowel NET seen in 2018 were examined. Of these thirty patients eight were female and twenty-two were male with a median age of 64.5 years ...

ea0046p31 | (1) | UKINETS2016

A single centre analysis of the management of appendiceal neuroendocrine neoplasms (NENs) including goblet cell carcinoids (GCC)

Sagar Vandana , Coldham Christopher , Shah Tahir , Setty Shishir , Ayuk John , Elshafie Mona , Taniere Phillipe , Gourevitch David , Desai Anant , Ford Samuel , Karkhanis Salil , Geh Ian

Introduction: Appendiceal NENs are usually diagnosed incidentally on histology following an appendicectomy. They include carcinoid tumours (appendiceal neuroendocrine tumours, NETs) and GCC. GCC neoplasms are able to transform to an adenocarcinoma phenotype. There are several important criteria to review when deciding on the treatment and follow up for appendiceal NENs, in particular when to offer further surgery to patients.Aim: To assess whether the ma...