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[Malignant disease identified after the emergency cardiac operation].
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23023545     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We experienced 2 patients who died early after emergency cardiac operation because of malignant diseases. In one case, we operated on a 67-year-old woman for infective endocarditis and performed aortic valve replacement, but she died of terminal pancreatic cancer on the 26 postoperative day. In the other case, a 53-year-old woman underwent emergency operation for cardiac tumor of the left atrium. However, the tumor was diagnosed as cardiac sarcoma during the operation, and it could not be completely resected. The sarcoma recurred after 2 months and she passed away. An emergency cardiac operation without enough preoperative examinations sometimes causes a poor prognosis.
Authors:
Eiki Woo; Hideki Ozawa; Mari Kakita; Tomoyasu Sasaki; Tomohiro Tokumaru; Masahiro Daimon; Tomoshige Morimoto; Shintaro Nemoto; Keiichiro Kondo; Takahiro Katsumata
Publication Detail:
Type:  English Abstract; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Kyobu geka. The Japanese journal of thoracic surgery     Volume:  65     ISSN:  0021-5252     ISO Abbreviation:  Kyobu Geka     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-10-01     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0413533     Medline TA:  Kyobu Geka     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  jpn     Pagination:  995-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Osaka Medical College, Takatsuki, Japan.
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