Long-term palliation in metastatic carcinoid tumours with various applications of meta-iodobenzylguanidin (MIBG): pharmacological MIBG, 131I-labelled MIBG and the combination.

@article{Zuetenhorst1999LongtermPI,
  title={Long-term palliation in metastatic carcinoid tumours with various applications of meta-iodobenzylguanidin (MIBG): pharmacological MIBG, 131I-labelled MIBG and the combination.},
  author={Hanneke Zuetenhorst and Babs G. Taal and Henk Boot and Renato Alfredo Vald{\'e}s Olmos and C. A. Hoefnagel},
  journal={European journal of gastroenterology & hepatology},
  year={1999},
  volume={11 10},
  pages={1157-64}
}
Carcinoid tumours are rare, but well known for their characteristic presentation with diarrhoea and flushes due to overproduction of serotonin in the case of liver metastases. Treatment is mainly based on the reduction of vasoactive peptide hypersecretion and symptomatic improvement Octreotide and interferon are widely applied and effective treatment… CONTINUE READING