Introduction: A fibrosis is a major local and/or distant complication of neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) of the small intestine secreting serotonin. Tumour cells produce connective tissue growth factor CTGF and transforming growth factor TGFα and TGFβ which locally stimulate fibrosis and cause distant fibrosis.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference (2017)
Category: Medical treatment - SMS analogues, interferon
Presenting Author: MD Wanda Foltyn