hrp0095fc8.6 | Diabetes and Insulin | ESPE2022

Radio-guided surgery using 68Ga-labelled Exendin in patient with congenital hyperinsulinism

Prasad Vikas , Kühnen Peter , Rothe Karin , Hauptmann Kathrin , Boss Marti , Gotthardt Martin , Brenner Winfried , Beindorff Nicola , Blankenstein Oliver

Congenital hyperinsulinism (CHI) is a life-threatening disease and manifests in the majority of cases in the first days after birth. Based on the distribution of affected cells, focal CHI forms are distinguished from diffuse CHI forms. Focal forms occur in most cases due to a paternally inherited heterozygous mutation in a subunit of an ATP sensitive potassium channel (ABCC8, KCNJ11). Within the diagnostic setting, focal forms can be visualized by 18F DOPA PET scan, as a marke...