Ileal carcinoid tumor with liver metastases and cardiac involvement treated with intraarterial liposomal doxorubicin and valve replacement
Unless carcinoid are in general slow-growing tumors, some cases could be frankly malignant. The commonest cause of death in patients suffering a carcinoid tumor is liver failure due to tumor progression. When tumors have a fast evolution a multidisciplinary approach must be perform.
This case report is an example of this specific situation.
CITATION Clin Transl Oncol. 2006 May;8(5):369-71