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Right ventricular myxoma causing pulmonary outflow tract obstruction.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22180606     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A patient presented with shortness of breath, lethargy and weight loss. A computerized tomography and echocardiogram showed a mass in the right ventricle nearly obstructing the pulmonary valve during systole and prolapsing into the main pulmonary artery. The mass was completely excised. Histology was that of a typical myxoma.
James Pemberton; Peter Raudkivi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2011-12-16
Journal Detail:
Title:  Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1569-9285     ISO Abbreviation:  Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-02-22     Completed Date:  2012-07-16     Revised Date:  2013-06-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101158399     Medline TA:  Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  362-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Green Lane Cardiovascular Services, Auckland City Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand.
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MeSH Terms
Cardiac Surgical Procedures / methods*
Diagnosis, Differential
Echocardiography, Doppler, Color
Follow-Up Studies
Heart Neoplasms / complications*,  diagnosis,  surgery
Heart Ventricles
Middle Aged
Myxoma / complications*,  diagnosis,  surgery
Pulmonary Valve Stenosis / diagnosis,  etiology*,  surgery
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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