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Echocardiographic Severity Score for Carcinoid Heart Disease

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with carcinoid heart disease using echocardiography and the scoring scheme of Moller et al.

Specialty:

Cardiology
Endocrinology
Hematology Oncology

Objective:

imaging studies, criteria for diagnosis, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

E34.0, I51.8

Description:

Moller et al developed an echographic scoring scheme for evaluating severity of heart disease in patients with the carcinoid syndrome. This can help monitor patients over time and to detect cardiac disease progression. The authors are from the Mayo Clinic.

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