"Carcinoid Heart Disease" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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Cardiac manifestation of gastrointestinal CARCINOID TUMOR that metastasizes to the liver. Substances secreted by the tumor cells, including SEROTONIN, promote fibrous plaque formation in ENDOCARDIUM and its underlying layers. These deposits cause distortion of the TRICUSPID VALVE and the PULMONARY VALVE eventually leading to STENOSIS and valve regurgitation.
|Carcinoid Heart Disease
- Carcinoid Heart Disease
- Carcinoid Heart Diseases
- Heart Disease, Carcinoid
- Heart Diseases, Carcinoid
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Carcinoid Heart Disease" by people in Profiles.
Management of patients undergoing multivalvular surgery for carcinoid heart disease: the role of the anaesthetist. Br J Anaesth. 2008 Nov; 101(5):618-26.
Images in cardiovascular medicine. Carcinoid heart disease. Circulation. 1996 Jan 01; 93(1):187-8.