Introduction: Patients with foregut and midgut neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) can experience life-threatening carcinoid crises during anesthesia. The prophylactic use of a pre-, intra- and post-operative high dose continuous octreotide infusion was evaluated for its ability to prevent carcinoid crises during cytoreductive surgeries.
Conference: 12th Annual ENETS Conference 2015 (2015)
Category: Surgical treatment
Presenting Author: MD Eugene Woltering