Introduction: CHD is a life threatening complication of carcinoid syndrome. Its exact pathophysiology is uncertain but several studies have identified serotonin as a potential key mediator. The amount of serotonin production can be assessed by the dosage of its metabolite 5-HIAA in urine or plasma.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference 2017 (2017)
Category: Epidemiology/Natural history/Prognosis - Prognosis
Presenting Author: Marion Feuilly