Surgical treatment as a principle in patients with advanced abdominal carcinoid tumors.

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Seventy-five patients with advanced abdominal carcinoid tumors (65 midgut, 10 others) have been examined retrospectively to evaluate the role of surgical treatment as a principle, irrespective of stage of disease. Eighteen of 52 patients (35%) exhibited the carcinoid syndrome. Two or more primaries were found in 39% of patients with midgut lesion, 81% of… (More)

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@article{Sreide1992SurgicalTA, title={Surgical treatment as a principle in patients with advanced abdominal carcinoid tumors.}, author={Odd S\oreide and Todd Berstad and Asim S Bakka and Elaine Schrumpf and Leonard Hanssen and Vibeke Engh and Anstein Bergan and Audun L. Flatmark}, journal={Surgery}, year={1992}, volume={111 1}, pages={48-54} }