Carcinoid Tumor and Bariatric Surgery
Authors: Keshishian, Ara; Hamilton, John; Hwang, Lily; Petrosyan, Mikael
Source: Obesity Surgery, Volume 12, Number 6, December 2002 , pp. 874-875(2)
Abstract:Carcinoid is a rare gastrointestinal tumor. We have noticed a high incidence of carcinoid in our patient population during the gastric reduction-duodenal switch operation.Further studies are needed to identify any potential correlation between morbid obesity and carcinoid tumors.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: December 1, 2002