Carcinoid crisis 24 hours after bland embolization: A case report

Sayuri Fujie, Wendy Zhou, Patricia Fann, Yun Yen

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Abstract

Within 24 h of bland embolization of carcinoid liver metastasis, patient developed flushing and severe hypotension consistent with carcinoid crisis. Octreotide pre- and postprocedure remains the mainstay for prevention and treatment of carcinoid crisis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)143-144
Number of pages2
JournalBioScience Trends
Volume4
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2010
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Carcinoid crisis
  • Carcinoid syndrome
  • Octreotide
  • Prevention

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Medicine(all)
  • Health(social science)

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