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In patients with midgut carcinoid tumors a curative, radical tumor removal should be attempted when possible. As these tumors are generally malignant, irrespective of size, the radical surgery implies that intestinal resection for excision of a primary tumor should be combined with an extended mesenteric resection. When the patients present with the(More)
BACKGROUND Prospects for survival and quality of life ought to influence treatment strategies in patients with midgut carcinoids. METHODS A total of 121 patients with midgut carcinoid received a combined medical and surgical treatment from 1980 to 1993. In all, 158 operations were undertaken for removal of mesentericointestinal lesions and occasional(More)
BACKGROUND Diarrhoea is an important feature of the carcinoid syndrome, and various agents which may be released from carcinoid tumours have been considered to contribute pathophysiologically. The aim of the present study was to determine luminal concentrations of possible chemical mediators in an uninvolved small intestinal segment using a two-balloon(More)
LEONTOPOULOS, St., N. GOUGOULIAS, D. KANTAS, L. ROKA and Ch. MAKRIDIS, 2015. Heavy metal accumulation in animal tissues and internal organs of pigs correlated with feed habits. Bulg. J. Agric. Sci., 21: 693–697 The purpose of the study was to assess the risk to public health. This study investigates the presence of heavy metals (Cu, Zn, Cr, Pb, Cd and Ni)(More)
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