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Unusual growth of a left atrial myxoma complicated by a secundum atrial septal defect.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14639027     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 55 year-old man had a myxoma that originated in the left atrium and grew through a secundum atrial septal defect into the right atrium. The tumor, which was attached by a pedicle to the lateral wall of the left atrium near the right pulmonary vein, was resected under cardiopulmonary bypass. Transesophageal echocardiography was important in the successful outcome of surgical treatment.
Takashi Watanabe; Kazu Minami; Akira Miyamoto; Yasunori Sugiyabu; Masafumi Akita; Michio Nukariya
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Circulation journal : official journal of the Japanese Circulation Society     Volume:  67     ISSN:  1346-9843     ISO Abbreviation:  Circ. J.     Publication Date:  2003 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-11-25     Completed Date:  2004-07-12     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101137683     Medline TA:  Circ J     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1068-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Cardiovascular Center, Kawasaki-Saiwai Hospital, Kanagawa, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Coronary Artery Bypass
Echocardiography, Transesophageal
Heart Neoplasms / complications,  pathology*,  surgery
Heart Septal Defects, Atrial / pathology*,  ultrasonography
Middle Aged
Myxoma / complications,  pathology*,  surgery
Treatment Outcome

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