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Gastrointestinal carcinoid tumors: diagnosis and treatment.
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PMID:  21351698     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Carcinoid tumors are malignancies originating from neuroendocrine cells, most commonly encountered in the gastrointestinal tract, in a rate of 64%, with the majority affecting the ileum. Certain genetic syndromes sometimes include carcinoid tumors in their phenotype. These malignancies may be rather asymptomatic, although occasionally they behave aggressively. They are typically diagnosed due to the effects of a locally advanced disease, or when producing symptoms because of hormone secretion (carcinoid syndrome). A better understanding of their molecular biology and behavior is demanded so that these tumors to be diagnosed precociously and managed effectively.
M Stamatakos; K Kontzoglou; C Sargedi; S Tsaknaki; R Iannescu; C Safioleas; V Kaitanidi; M Safioleas
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Chirurgia (Bucharest, Romania : 1990)     Volume:  105     ISSN:  1221-9118     ISO Abbreviation:  Chirurgia (Bucur)     Publication Date:    2010 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9213031     Medline TA:  Chirurgia (Bucur)     Country:  Romania    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  759-66     Citation Subset:  IM    
4th Department of Surgery, University of Athens, School of Medicine, Attikon General Hospital, Athens, Greece.
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