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#1818 Patient Outcomes after Cardiac Surgery for Carcinoid Heart Disease Are Dependant Upon Successful Cytoreductive Multimodal Treatment and Control of Metastatic Neuroendocrine Disease
Introduction: Carcinoid Heart Disease (CHD) as a result of long standing carcinoid syndrome is associated with a poor prognosis due to development of valvular incompetence & right heart failure. Cardiac valve surgery is the main therapeutic option.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Surgical treatment
Presenting Author: John Knight