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A left ventricular lipoma diagnosed on three-dimensional electrocardiogram-gated cardiac computed tomography.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18810588     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Cardiac lipomas are extremely rare primary benign cardiac tumors. We describe a patient with a chief complaint of ventricular tachycardia associated with a lipoma arising in the left ventricular myocardium. The cardiac lipoma was qualitatively evaluated and its location was accurately determined noninvasively with the use of three-dimensional images reconstructed from data acquired by electrocardiogram-gated cardiac computed tomography (CT). Our experience suggests that high-resolution three-dimensional CT imaging may facilitate the determination of strategies for surgical treatment.
Authors:
Hiromitsu Hayashi; Fumitaka Hidaka; Tomonari Kiriyama; Hidetaka Sato; Ryo Takagi; Shinichiro Kumita
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2008-09-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  Heart and vessels     Volume:  23     ISSN:  0910-8327     ISO Abbreviation:  Heart Vessels     Publication Date:  2008 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-09-23     Completed Date:  2009-02-03     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8511258     Medline TA:  Heart Vessels     Country:  Japan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  366-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology and Center for Advanced Medical Technology, Nippon Medical School, 1-1-5 Sendagi, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8603, Japan. hhayashi@nms.ac.jp
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Diagnosis, Differential
Electrocardiography / methods*
Heart Neoplasms / radiography*
Heart Ventricles
Humans
Imaging, Three-Dimensional*
Lipoma / radiography*
Male
Middle Aged
Tomography, X-Ray Computed / methods*

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