Assessing Octreotide Use in the Treatment of Carcinoid Crises in Patients With Neuroendocrine Tumors

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Rodney Pommier, MD, FACS, professor of surgery, division of surgical oncology, school of medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, discusses what octreotide is and how it is used to reduce carcinoid crisis rates or treat a crisis.

Pharmacy Times interviewed Rodney Pommier, MD, FACS, professor of surgery, division of surgical oncology, school of medicine, Oregon Health & Science University, on his presentation at the 2021 NANETS Multidisciplinary NET Medical Virtual Symposium discussing a prospective study of carcinoid crisis with no perioperative octreotide.

During the interview, Pommier explained what octreotide is and how it is used to reduce carcinoid crisis rates or treat a crisis.

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