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ea0020p198 | Endocrine tumours and neoplasia | ECE2009

Gastric neuroendocrine tumors – new diagnostic and therapeutic approach

Hubalewska-Dydejczyk Alicja , Gilis-Januszewska Aleksandra , Sowa-Staszczak Anna , Pach Dorota , Trofimiuk Malgorzata , Tomaszczuk Monika , Kulig Jan

The incidence of gastric neuroendocrine tumors (GNT) is increasing, what can be explained by the increased detection caused by the common use of the endoscopy and the pervasive use of acid suppressive therapy leading to enterochromatofine like cells proliferation. There are numerous new diagnostic/therapeutic GNT methods in use like: EUS, SRS, somatostatin therapy and 90Y/177Lu-DOTA-TATE radiotherapy.Materials and methods: In 1998–2008 37 patients w...