Inadvertent pancreatic embolization as a complication of hepatic carcinoid treatment--computed tomography appearance.


Journal Article

A patient with hepatic metastases from a carcinoid tumor was treated by hepatic artery embolization and developed pancreatitis. A subsequent computed tomography scan (CT) demonstrated evidence of pancreatic embolization. The CT findings are reviewed as well as the probable mechanism of the development of pancreatitis.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Mendelson, DS; Rubinoff, SW; Dan, SJ; Jones, RB

Published Date

  • September 1989

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 13 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 212 - 214

PubMed ID

  • 2819585

Pubmed Central ID

  • 2819585

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0899-7071


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States