Primary carcinoid tumor of the liver: report of four resected cases including one with gastrin production.

@article{Krishnamurthy1996PrimaryCT,
  title={Primary carcinoid tumor of the liver: report of four resected cases including one with gastrin production.},
  author={Shanta C Krishnamurthy and Vibha Dutta and Sanjay A. Pai and Shubada V Kane and Palepu Jagannath and Luceto J. Desouza and Raman Deshpande and Praful B Desai},
  journal={Journal of surgical oncology},
  year={1996},
  volume={62 3},
  pages={
          218-21
        }
}
Four cases of primary hepatic carcinoid were identified during a retrospective study of liver resections for primary tumor. The cases included two adult males, one adult female, and a 9-year-old boy in whom gastrin levels were documented. The estimation of gastrin levels was prompted by symptoms suggestive of acid-peptic disease. One patient died postoperatively. The other three are alive and well at 3 years, 2 years, and at 1 year, respectively, after surgery, outcomes distinctly different… CONTINUE READING
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