BioScience Trends. 2010;4(3):143-144.

Carcinoid crisis 24 hours after bland embolization: A case report.

Fujie S, Zhou W, Fann P, Yen Y


Within 24 h of bland embolization of carcinoid liver metastasis, patient developed flushing and severe hypotension consistent with carcinoid crisis. Octreotide pre- and post-procedure remains the mainstay for prevention and treatment of carcinoid crisis.

KEYWORDS: Carcinoid syndrome, carcinoid crisis, octreotide, prevention

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