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Unusual cause of an ejection murmur: myxoma in the left ventricular outflow tract.
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PMID:  24404613     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
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We present the case of a healthy, asymptomatic 50-year-old woman with a systolic ejection murmur who was found to have an obstructive left ventricular outflow tract mass. Transthoracic echocardiography revealed a large mobile mass attached to the basal anterior septum of the left ventricle. Surgical resection was performed and a benign left ventricular outflow tract myxoma was diagnosed. The patient's postoperative course was unremarkable. We describe the clinical presentation and role of 2- and 3-dimensional transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography in surgical management.
Authors:
Rajeev V Rao; Sam Walsh; Vincent Chan; Ellamae Stadnick; Benjamin Sohmer; John P Veinot; Kwan L Chan
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Canadian journal of cardiology     Volume:  29     ISSN:  1916-7075     ISO Abbreviation:  Can J Cardiol     Publication Date:  2013 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-01-08     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8510280     Medline TA:  Can J Cardiol     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1742.e13-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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