Carcinoid heart disease associated with primary ovarian carcinoid tumor

Nithima Chaowalit, Heidi M. Connolly, Hartzell V. Schaff, Maurice J. Webb, Patricia A. Pellikka

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Abstract

Because the venous drainage of the ovary bypasses the portal circulation, carcinoid heart disease in patients with primary ovarian carcinoid tumors may develop in the absence of liver metastasis. We describe 4 patients who presented with symptomatic carcinoid heart disease in association with primary ovarian carcinoid tumor.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1314-1315
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Cardiology
Volume93
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - May 15 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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