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Sequential therapy of primary cardiac lymphoma with cardiectomy, total artificial heart support, and cardiac transplantation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20227299     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Primary cardiac T-cell lymphoma is an extremely rare entity, with only 3 patients having been reported so far in the literature. We describe the case of a young patient with acute heart failure involving the whole myocardium. The patient successfully underwent emergency cardiectomy, custom-made total artificial heart implantation and heart transplantation, combined with chemotherapy. The problems we encountered with this rare disease are discussed and compared with those of previous studies.
Michael Ried; Leopold Rupprecht; Stephan Hirt; York Zausig; Matthias Grube; Markus Resch; Michael Hilker; Ferdinand Hofstädter; Christof Schmid
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-03-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation     Volume:  29     ISSN:  1557-3117     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Heart Lung Transplant.     Publication Date:  2010 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-25     Completed Date:  2010-09-23     Revised Date:  2012-03-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9102703     Medline TA:  J Heart Lung Transplant     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  707-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2010 International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University Medical Center, Regensburg, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Antineoplastic Combined Chemotherapy Protocols
Cardiac Surgical Procedures*
Heart Neoplasms / pathology,  surgery*
Heart Transplantation*
Heart, Artificial*
Immunosuppressive Agents / therapeutic use
Lymphoma / pathology,  surgery*
Myocardium / pathology
Young Adult
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Immunosuppressive Agents; 23214-92-8/Doxorubicin; 50-18-0/Cyclophosphamide; 53-03-2/Prednisone; 57-22-7/Vincristine
Comment In:
J Heart Lung Transplant. 2012 Mar;31(3):334   [PMID:  22014449 ]

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