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Saphenous vein graft aneurysm masquerading as a right atrial mass.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15725163     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a case of a large saphenous vein graft (SVG) aneurysm masquerading as a right atrial mass on transesophageal echocardiogram. Cardiac magnetic resonance angiography reliably made a diagnosis of SVG aneurysm extrinsically compressing right atrium. This case illustrates the importance of using combined imaging modalities for the diagnosis and management of cardiac masses.
Leonid Yatskar; Barry P Rosenzweig; Michael Attubato; Leon Axel; Paul A Tunick; Itzhak Kronzon
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.)     Volume:  22     ISSN:  0742-2822     ISO Abbreviation:  Echocardiography     Publication Date:  2005 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-02-23     Completed Date:  2005-07-14     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8511187     Medline TA:  Echocardiography     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  263-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Charles and Rose Wohlstetter Noninvasive Cardiology Laboratory, The Leon Charney Division of Cardiology, NYU School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm / diagnosis,  ultrasonography*
Coronary Angiography
Coronary Artery Bypass
Diagnosis, Differential
Echocardiography, Transesophageal*
Heart Atria / ultrasonography*
Heart Diseases / diagnosis,  ultrasonography*
Magnetic Resonance Angiography
Saphenous Vein / transplantation*,  ultrasonography
Thrombosis / diagnosis,  ultrasonography

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