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Left atrial myxoma with neovascularization presenting as a sick sinus syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22917824     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Myxoma is benign tumor of the heart. It is mostly located in the left atrium and revascularized by the left and right coronary artery in 30% to 40% of cases. Symptoms of these neovascularized cardiac myxomas are typically quite variable, from obstruction of mitral valve to coronary embolism resulting in acute myocardial infarction. In this case, left atrial myxoma that is revascularized by nodal branches of the right coronary artery presented as a sick sinus syndrome, which is rare in literature.
Authors:
Zehra Bayramoğlu; Barıs Caynak; Kerem Oral; Refik Erdim; Yelda Teyyareci; Belhan Akpınar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The heart surgery forum     Volume:  15     ISSN:  1522-6662     ISO Abbreviation:  Heart Surg Forum     Publication Date:  2012 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-08-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100891112     Medline TA:  Heart Surg Forum     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E200-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Florence Nightingale Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.
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