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Long-term survival with heart transplantation for fibrosarcoma of the heart.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20667366     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Primary sarcoma of the heart is a rare disease that has an ominous prognosis with either medical or surgical therapy. We report a case of a 25-year-old woman with sarcoma of the heart who received a transplant and is clinically well after 7 years. We believe that transplantation must be considered in this kind of pathology for selected cases.
Pedro N M P Coelho; Nuno G M A Banazol; Rui J M Soares; José I G Fragata
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Annals of thoracic surgery     Volume:  90     ISSN:  1552-6259     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Thorac. Surg.     Publication Date:  2010 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-07-29     Completed Date:  2010-08-24     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15030100R     Medline TA:  Ann Thorac Surg     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  635-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2010 The Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Hospital de Santa Marta, Lisboa, Portugal.
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MeSH Terms
Fibrosarcoma / surgery*
Heart Neoplasms / surgery*
Heart Transplantation*
Time Factors

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