- Echocardiographic Findings in Carcinoid Syndrome. Kakiouzi, Vassiliki; Poulidakis, Emmanouil; Lagoudakou, Stavroula; Scondra, Maria; Aggeli, Constantina; Manolis, Antonis S. // Rhythmos;Oct2013, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p59
The article presents a case study of a 57-year-old Caucasian female with hypertension, flushing, and diarrhea. The patient, who had a medical history of hypertension and paroxysmal atrial fibrillation, underwent physical examination that revealed carcinoid syndrome. Also offered are images of...
- CARCINOID HEART DISEASE: PRESENTATION, DIAGNOSIS, AND MANAGEMENT. Fox, David J.; Khattar, Rajdeep S. // Heart;Oct2004, Vol. 90 Issue 10, p1224
The article comments on the carcinoid heart disease. Carcinoid tumours are rare neuroendocrine malignancies arising from neural crest amine precursor uptake decarboxylation cells. Approximately 90% of all carcinoid tumours are located in the gastrointestinal system of which the most common sites...
- MRI and CT revealing carcinoid heart disease. Mollet, Nico R.; Dyniarkowski, Steven; Bogaert, Jan // European Radiology;Dec2003 Supplement 4, Vol. 13, pL14
Carcinoid heart disease is a frequent complication of the carcinoid syndrome, usually presenting as right-sided valvular heart disease. Although the diagnosis is most often made with cardiac ultrasound. MRI and CT are valuable techniques for diagnosing carcinoid heart disease.
- Diagnosis of Malignant Carcinoid Syndrome. // British Medical Journal;7/19/1975, Vol. 3 Issue 5976, p122
Focuses on the diagnosis of malignant carcinoid syndrome. Identification of the commonest site of the tumor; Clinical feature of the syndrome; Importance of measuring 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid in the diagnosis.
- Therapy of the Malignant Carcinoid Syndrome. Mengel, Charles E. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Mar65, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p587
Presents treatment approaches for malignant carcinoid syndrome. Resection of the primary tumor; Inhibition of the peripheral effects of excess serotonin; Evaluation of the effectiveness of therapy by presence of changes in carcinoid symptoms. INSET: ETHICS AND MEDICAL EXPERIMENTATION.
- Localization of Adrenocorticotropic Hormone-secreting Bronchial Carcinoid tumor by Somatostatin-Receptor Scintigraphy. Weiss, Mordechai; Yellin, Alon; Husza'r, Monica; Eisenstein, Zemach; Bar-Ziv, Jacob; Krausz, Yodphat // Annals of Internal Medicine;8/1/94, Vol. 121 Issue 3, p198
Focuses on a study that described a patient with adenocorticotropic hormone-producing malignant bronchial carcinoid in whom octreotide scintigraphy led to localization of the tumor and its successful resection. Case report; Discussion.
- Dyspnea in a patient with Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia. Jan, M. Fuad; Kanjwal, Khalil // Internet Journal of Cardiology;2008, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p5
Pulmonary arteriovenous malformation's (PAVMs) are rare pulmonary vascular anomalies, occurring at increased frequency in patients with hereditary hemorrhagic telengactasia (HHT). PAVMs, in which left pulmonary artery communicates directly with a pulmonary vein, usually present with cyanosis. We...
- Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformations And Osler Weber Rendu Syndrome: An Unusual Cause Of Dyspnea. Amin, Hassan; Friere, Amado X.; Lal, Chitra; Pugazhenthi, Muthiah // Internet Journal of Pulmonary Medicine;2005, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p5
Approximately 70% of all PAVMs occur in association with Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT) and more than 20% of patients with HHT develop pulmonary arteriovenous malformations. Pulmonary arteriovenous malformations, usually asymptomatic, however, could present in the fourth to sixth...
- Acquired pulmonary stenosis. // British Medical Journal;9/1/1979, Vol. 2 Issue 6189, p512
Compares the signs and symptoms of acquired and congenital pulmonary stenosis. Common extrinsic causes of stenosis; Localization of pericardial diseases; Consideration of malignant carcinoid syndrome as the best-recognized cause of acquired stenosis.