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Time relationships in the diagnosis and treatment of left-atrial myxoma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8303699     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The records of 40 patients, 28 females and 12 males with a median age of 49 years (range 13-80 years), undergoing excision of left-atrial myxoma at 3 London hospitals during a 21-year period were reviewed. The urgency of treatment is discussed, and the interval between the onset of symptoms and diagnosis (median 38 weeks), and also between diagnosis and surgery (< 48 hours) is considered.
U U Nkere; W B Pugsley
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon     Volume:  41     ISSN:  0171-6425     ISO Abbreviation:  Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Publication Date:  1993 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-03-04     Completed Date:  1994-03-04     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7903387     Medline TA:  Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  301-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
London Chest Hospital, England.
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MeSH Terms
Aged, 80 and over
Heart Atria
Heart Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  surgery*
Middle Aged
Myxoma / diagnosis*,  surgery*
Retrospective Studies
Time Factors

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