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Carcinoid heart disease: report of a case secondary to a pure carcinoid tumour of the ovary.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  4076216     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Carcinoid heart disease secondary to ovarian carcinoid is a rare finding, with only 12 cases reported in the literature to date. Most ovarian carcinoids arise from ovarian cysts or teratomata, the 'pure' carcinoid being exceedingly rare. We present a case of carcinoid syndrome with tricuspid valve involvement in a patient with 'pure' ovarian carcinoid.
Authors:
A Artaza; J A Beiner; M Gonzalez; I Aranda; E G de Teresa; L A Pulpon
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European heart journal     Volume:  6     ISSN:  0195-668X     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. Heart J.     Publication Date:  1985 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-01-30     Completed Date:  1986-01-30     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8006263     Medline TA:  Eur Heart J     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  800-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Bioprosthesis
Carcinoid Heart Disease / etiology*,  therapy
Carcinoid Tumor / diagnosis*,  pathology,  surgery
Diuretics / therapeutic use
Echocardiography
Electrocardiography
Female
Heart Valve Prosthesis
Hemodynamics
Humans
Malignant Carcinoid Syndrome / etiology*
Ovarian Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  pathology,  surgery
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Tricuspid Valve Insufficiency / etiology,  therapy
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Diuretics

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