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Massive hepatic resection for the carcinoid syndrome
  1. R. Zeegen,
  2. R. Rothwell-Jackson,
  3. M. Sandler

    Abstract

    Removal of the right lobe of the liver which was occupied largely by metastases, together with resection of ileal primary tumours, brought about complete remission of symptoms and signs in a 43-year-old man with a six-year history of the carcinoid syndrome. Investigations should be orientated toward surgery. When practicable, radical surgery of the type described here appears to offer the best hope of alleviating the distressing clinical features of the condition.

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