A Case Report of Bicaval Stents and Inferior Vena Cava Valve Implantation to Control Carcinoid Symptoms in Order to Safely Allow Surgical Valve Replacement Abstract #1655

Introduction: Surgery for severe tricuspid regurgitation (TR) is a high-risk procedure. Therefore transcatheter valve implantation into the vena cava can be performed as an attempt to reduce the complications and symptoms associated with this.
Aim(s): To determine the success of transcatheter valve implantation to control carcinoid symptoms in a patient.
Materials and methods: A 69-year-old female with a background of metastatic neuroendocrine tumour experienced symptomatic severe CHD despite being on a somatostatin analogue. The plan was for invasive treatment to control the effects of TR on the liver to enable an ablation procedure to the liver metastases to be performed later.
Conference: 14th Annual ENETS conference 2017 (2017)
Category: Clinical cases/reports
Presenting Author: Dr Vandana Sagar

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