Introduction: Management of advanced NETs is controversial, related to degree of intervention; the pendulum is swinging towards a more aggressive interventional approach. Our Center's philosophy is to offer a systematic, planned multimodality treatment for patients with advanced NETs.
Conference: 7th Annual ENETS Conference (2010)
Presenting Author: MD MICHAIL K Shafir
Introduction: Carcinoid Heart Disease (CHD) is a serious complication of the Carcinoid Syndrome (in as many as 50% of patients during the course of their disease). 46% of cases operated with bioprosthetic valves develop recurrent carcinoid valvulopathy on the newly implanted tissue valves. Until now, only mechanical prosthetic valves avoid recurrent fibrosis.
Conference: 13th Annual ENETS conference 2016 (2016)
Category: Medical treatment - Others
Presenting Author: MD, FACC, FCCP Jerome Zacks