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Surgical resection of right atrial neurilemoma extending to pulmonary vein.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14583323     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
An asymptomatic cardiac neurilemoma was found in a 33-year-old woman. The tumor was on the anterior surface of the right atrium extending to the right upper pulmonary vein across the interatrial groove. The tumor was resected completely and right atrium, interatrial septum, left atrium and right superior pulmonary vein were reconstructed with cardiopulmonary bypass. The patient recovered uneventfully and had no recurrence 1 year after the operation. We reviewed ten reported cases of cardiac neurilemoma, including our patient.
Authors:
Kunihide Nakamura; Toshio Onitsuka; Mitsuhiro Yano; Yoshikazu Yano
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of cardio-thoracic surgery : official journal of the European Association for Cardio-thoracic Surgery     Volume:  24     ISSN:  1010-7940     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Cardiothorac Surg     Publication Date:  2003 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-10-29     Completed Date:  2004-03-25     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8804069     Medline TA:  Eur J Cardiothorac Surg     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  840-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery 2, Miyazaki Medical College, 5200 Kihara, Kiyotake, Miyazaki 889-1692, Japan. shioro@post1.miyazaki-med.ac.jp
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Female
Follow-Up Studies
Heart Atria
Heart Neoplasms / pathology,  surgery*
Humans
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Neurilemmoma / pathology,  surgery*
Pulmonary Veins / pathology*

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