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Intra-abdominal fibrosis in a recent cohort of patients with neuroendocrine ('carcinoid') tumours of the small bowel.

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BACKGROUND: Fibrosis is a hallmark of neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) arising in the jejunum and ileum and may manifest in the mesentery and elsewhere. It is clinically important and once-established, there are few effective therapies. AIM: To examine the frequency, radiological manifestations and clinical significance of intra-abdominal fibrosis in a patient cohort using modern cross-sectional imaging. Current prevalence is compared to historical series and correlation with cardiac fibrosis e...

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10.1093/qjmed/hcp191

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Bharwani, N More by this author
Rockall, A More by this author
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Journal:
QJM : monthly journal of the Association of Physicians
Volume:
103
Issue:
3
Pages:
177-185
Publication date:
2010-03-05
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EISSN:
1460-2393
ISSN:
1460-2725
URN:
uuid:e89d45f8-e93b-499f-bbc8-522690261f80
Source identifiers:
138171
Local pid:
pubs:138171

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