TITLE

THE ROLE OF ANGIOGRAPHY IN THE MANAGEMENT OF INTESTINAL CARCINOID

AUTHOR(S)
Strasberg, Z.; Hyland, T J.; Salem, S.; Wilderspin, K.; Tuitle, R. J.
PUB. DATE
September 1975
SOURCE
Angiology;Sep1975, Vol. 26 Issue 8, p573
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Carcinoid tumors of the intestine may present with bowel obstruction or with the carcinoid syndrome. Confirmation of the diagnosis by biochemical means is easy. Management is often surgical and a number of different procedures have been advocated, e.g. resection of the primary, hemicolectomy and lately, partial hepatectomy. The angiograpbic features of two cases are presented and discussed; the usefulness of the information so gleaned in the choice of management is stressed.
ACCESSION #
16360737

 

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