T H E Effect of 5-hydroxytryptamine on the Cotton

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Several investigators consider the hyperserotoninemia of the carcinoid syndrome at least partially responsible for the peculiar, predominately right sided subendocardial and myocardial fibrosis often seen in this syndrome (1-8). Retroperitoneal fibrosis (2, 3, 8) and perivascular fibrosis (2) also have been described in patients with the carcinoid syndrome… (More)

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