Primary localization of an ectopic ACTH-producing bronchial carcinoid tumor by Indium 111pentetreotide scintigraphy - authors' response

Torpy, D.J., Chen, C. C., Mullen, N., Doppman, J. L., Carrasquillo, J. A., Chrousos, G. P. and Nieman, L. K. (1999) Primary localization of an ectopic ACTH-producing bronchial carcinoid tumor by Indium 111pentetreotide scintigraphy - authors' response. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 84 9: 3402-3403. doi:10.1210/jc.84.9.3402


Author Torpy, D.J.
Chen, C. C.
Mullen, N.
Doppman, J. L.
Carrasquillo, J. A.
Chrousos, G. P.
Nieman, L. K.
Title Primary localization of an ectopic ACTH-producing bronchial carcinoid tumor by Indium 111pentetreotide scintigraphy - authors' response
Formatted title
Primary localization of an ectopic ACTH-producing bronchial carcinoid tumor by Indium 111pentetreotide scintigraphy—authors’ response
Journal name Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0021-972X
1945-7197
0013-7227
0888-8809
2150-5810
Publication date 1999-09
Sub-type Letter to editor, brief commentary or brief communication
DOI 10.1210/jc.84.9.3402
Volume 84
Issue 9
Start page 3402
End page 3403
Total pages 2
Place of publication Bethesda, MA, U.S.A.
Publisher Endocrine Society
Collection year 1999
Language eng
Subject C4
730108 Cancer and related disorders
321004 Endocrinology
Formatted abstract
When 111Indium pentetreotide scintigraphy is the only positive imaging study, the risks of unsuccessful surgery should be weighed against the risk of alternative therapeutic approaches. Serious consideration should be given to medical management of hypercortisolism with subsequent conventional imaging to confirm the tumor.
Q-Index Code C4
Additional Notes Published under "Letters to the Editor".

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Letter to editor, brief commentary or brief communication
Collection: School of Medicine Publications
 
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