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Massive Hiatus Hernia Mimicking a Left Atrial Mass.
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PMID:  23369345     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Echocardiography is the investigational tool of choice for identifying cardiac masses. However, extracardiac masses may lead to a misdiagnosis. We present a unique case of a massive hiatus hernia in a 93 year old woman, compressing on the left atrium, mimicking a left atrial mass. Echocardiographic features suggestive of a hiatus hernia are discussed.
Authors:
Han S Lim; Darryl P Leong; Muayad Alasady
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-1-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Heart, lung & circulation     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1444-2892     ISO Abbreviation:  Heart Lung Circ     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-2-1     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100963739     Medline TA:  Heart Lung Circ     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2013 Australian and New Zealand Society of Cardiac and Thoracic Surgeons (ANZSCTS) and the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSANZ). Published by Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Centre for Heart Rhythm Disorders, Department of Cardiology, Royal Adelaide Hospital and the Disciplines of Medicine and Physiology, Schools of Medical Sciences and Medicine, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia.
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