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Electrocardiographic manifestations of cardiac metastasis in lung cancer.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16981929     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We describe a case of primary lung cancer with myocardial metastasis, documented with electrocardiogram (ECG) mimicking myocardial ischemia and manifesting VT. Metastatic tumor to the myocardium proper is uncommon and difficult to diagnose because of nonspecific signs and symptoms. We observed such ECG changes in this case were initially misinterpreted as acute coronary syndrome. The diagnosis of cardiac metastasis was confirmed by contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography.
Authors:
Hong Euy Lim; Hui-Nam Pak; Hye Cheol Jung; Jin Seok Kim; Wan Joo Shim; Young-Hoon Kim
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0147-8389     ISO Abbreviation:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Publication Date:  2006 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-09-19     Completed Date:  2007-01-04     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7803944     Medline TA:  Pacing Clin Electrophysiol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1019-21     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiology, Korea University Cardiovascular Center, Seoul, Republic of Korea.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Diagnosis, Differential
Electrocardiography / methods*
False Positive Reactions
Heart Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  secondary*
Humans
Lung Neoplasms / complications,  diagnosis*
Male
Middle Aged
Myocardial Ischemia / diagnosis,  etiology
Tachycardia, Ventricular / diagnosis,  etiology

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