Search for dissertations about: "carcinoid tumour"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 swedish dissertations containing the words carcinoid tumour.

  1. 1. Midgut Carcinoid Tumours New Diagnostic Procedures and Treatment

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Staffan Welin; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : Medicine; Midgut carcinoid tumour; Chromogranin A; Carcinoid heart disease; Survival; Octreotide pamoate; Tyrosine kinase receptors; Platelet derived growth factor receptor; Epidermal growth factor receptor; Medicin;

    Abstract : Midgut carcinoid tumours are rare with an incidence of 0.5-2.1/100 000. The primary tumour is usually small and grows slowly but has almost always set metastases at diagnosis. READ MORE

  2. 2. Tumour Biological Factors Characterizing Metastasizing Serotonin-producing Ileocaecal Carcinoids

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Janet Lynn Cunningham; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : Internal medicine; endocrine tumour; midgut carcinoid; serotonin-producing neuroendocrine carcinoma; prognosis; morphology; tachykinin; connective tissue growth factor; islet autoantigen-2; morphology; carcinoid syndrome; Invärtesmedicin;

    Abstract : In this study, metastasizing serotonin-producing ileocaecal carcinoid tumours (MSPCs) were examined for biological characteristics that could be used to define clinically relevant subgroups within this patient population. Possible targets for new treatment options were also explored. READ MORE

  3. 3. Specific anti-tumour effects of 6-diazo-5-oxo-L-norleucine (DON) on carcinoid tumour cells

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Feng Wu; Uppsala universitet.; [2000]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Medical sciences; carcinoid tumour; diazo-oxo-L-norleucine; mitochondria; apoptosis; PET; MEDICIN OCH VÅRD; MEDICINE; MEDICIN; Medicine; medicin;

    Abstract : Glutamine is essential for cell growth. 6-diazo-5-oxo-L-norleucine (DON) is a rather old anti-tumour drug developed as a glutamine antagonist. Previous clinical trials with DON, not including carcinoid tumours, did not prove convincing. Hence the drug was not further used. READ MORE

  4. 4. Carcinoid tumours : tumour biology and clinical management

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Bo Wängberg; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [1992]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

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  5. 5. Aspects on Diagnosis and Treatment of Gastrointestinal Neuroendocrine Tumours

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Christina Swärd; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Carcinoid; Endocrine pancreatic tumour; Neuroendocrine; Octreotide; Somatostatin receptor; Peptide receptor; Radionuclide therapy; Absorbed dose; Chromogranin A; Liver transplantation;

    Abstract : Aspects on Diagnosis and Treatment of Gastrointestinal Neuroendocrine Tumours Background. Gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumours (GEP-NETs) originate from endocrine cells of the intestinal mucosa and pancreas. READ MORE