Carcinoid heart disease.

  title={Carcinoid heart disease.},
  author={Susie N. Hong and Muhamed Sari{\'c} and Itzhak Kronzon},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  volume={55 18},
From the New York University Medical Center, New York, New York. Manuscript received July 17, 2009; accepted July 27, 2009. A 26-year-old man with a history of carcinoid and small-bowel resection presented with shortness of breath. Physical examination revealed a pulsatile liver, leg edema, and a holosystolic murmur at the lower sternal border. Transthoracic echocardiography showed thickened and restricted tricuspid leaflets that failed to coapt and severe tricuspid regurgitation (A and B… CONTINUE READING