Carcinoid Valve Disease: A Case Report and Review.

  title={Carcinoid Valve Disease: A Case Report and Review.},
  author={Daniel Heikali and Nelson Y. Chang and Ramin Tabibiazar},
  journal={The Journal of heart valve disease},
  volume={26 3},
In patients with carcinoid syndrome, the development of carcinoid valve disease typically carries an unfavorable prognosis. We present the case of a patient with significant valvular dysfunction secondary to carcinoid valve disease. Valve replacement surgery was complicated by the development of prosthetic valve degeneration, ultimately requiring… CONTINUE READING