Table 6

Summary of published series reporting resected lung carcinoid tumours, and incidence of lung carcinoid related Cushing's syndrome in UK and Ireland

Reference No of lung carcinoid tumours Cushing's syndrome
Foster-Carter (1941)17 22Nil
Price-Thomas (1954)18 41Nil
Abbey Smith (1969)19 22Nil
Lawson et al (1976)20 67Nil
Cooneyet al (1979)21 22Nil
Hurt and Bates (1984)22 79Nil
Hasletonet al (1986)23 35Nil
This series903