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Wavering calcified amorphous tumour of the heart in a haemodialysis patient.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23117236     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Calcified amorphous tumour is a rare, non-neoplastic, endocardially based, intracavitary cardiac mass. This report describes a 59-year old man in whom a mobile mass was found incidentally in the heart by routine echocardiography after he had been on haemodialysis for 3 years. Transoesophageal echocardiography revealed a high-echoic swinging tumour that originated from the annulus of the anterior commissure of the mitral valve. Surgical resection was performed to prevent embolization, and his clinical course was excellent.
Takayuki Kawata; Hakuoh Konishi; Atsushi Amano; Hiroyuki Daida
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2012-11-01
Journal Detail:
Title:  Interactive cardiovascular and thoracic surgery     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1569-9285     ISO Abbreviation:  Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-21     Completed Date:  2013-09-13     Revised Date:  2014-02-04    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101158399     Medline TA:  Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  219-20     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Calcinosis / diagnosis*,  pathology,  surgery
Cardiac Surgical Procedures
Echocardiography, Transesophageal
Heart Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  pathology,  surgery
Incidental Findings
Kidney Failure, Chronic / therapy*
Middle Aged
Mitral Valve / pathology,  ultrasonography
Renal Dialysis*
Treatment Outcome

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