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Multimodality palliative treatment of (111)In-pentetreotide negative/(123)I-MIBG positive metastatic carcinoid - a case report.

Abstract:

Patients with carcinoid tumours frequently present with metastatic disease. There are only a few therapeutic options for these patients, and the main goal of palliative treatment is to reduce symptoms and thus to improve quality of life. Current therapy includes surgical resection, hepatic artery embolisation, chemotherapy and somatostatin analogue treatment; however, all these options have limitations. It seems probable that therapeutic modalities based on radiopharmaceuticals may provide be...

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Journal:
Endokrynologia Polska
Volume:
59
Issue:
4
Pages:
342-347
Publication date:
2008-01-01
ISSN:
0423-104X
URN:
uuid:3525476e-5613-48a1-9ef8-bedf92bacd50
Source identifiers:
138470
Local pid:
pubs:138470

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