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Carcinoid Heart Disease

Carcinoid Heart Disease: Introduction

Carcinoid Heart Disease: Carcinoid heart disease is a rare, metastatic disease that occurs predominantly in the right heart. The tricuspid and pulmonic valves are affected, leading to right heart failure, which results in increased morbidity and mortality. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Carcinoid Heart Disease is available below.

Symptoms of Carcinoid Heart Disease

  • Usually normal but with prolonged
  • Uncontrolled serotonin secretion
  • Features of tricuspid valve regurgitation
  • And
  • Less commonly
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Causes of Carcinoid Heart Disease

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Treatments for Carcinoid Heart Disease

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Prognosis for Carcinoid Heart Disease

Prognosis for Carcinoid Heart Disease: Carcinoid heart disease may ultimately result in cardiac insufficiency, usually with right-sided heart failure.

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