Carcinoid crisis 24 hours after bland embolization: A case report

Sayuri Fujie, Wendy Zhou, Patricia Fann, Yun Yen

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Within 24 h of bland embolization of carcinoid liver metastasis, patient developed flushing and severe hypotension consistent with carcinoid crisis. Octreotide pre- and postprocedure remains the mainstay for prevention and treatment of carcinoid crisis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)143-144
Number of pages2
JournalBioScience Trends
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • Carcinoid crisis
  • Carcinoid syndrome
  • Octreotide
  • Prevention

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Biochemistry,Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • General Medicine
  • Health(social science)


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