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Reasons patients with carcinoid heart disease are deemed unfit for surgery: our tertiary centre experience

Douglas Sasha , Naneishvili Tamara , Yuan Mengshi , Muneeb Arshad Muhammad , Steeds Richard P

Introduction: Carcinoid heart disease (CHD) is a rare complication of neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) and carcinoid syndrome (CS). Approximately one in five patients with CS go on to develop CHD, which primarily affects the right side of the heart; leading to thickened, retracted, immobile and regurgitant cardiac valves that ultimately result in right ventricular (RV) dilatation and dysfunction 1 . Patients are referred for valve replacement if they have severe ...