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An uncommon cause of coronary artery ostial obstruction: papillary fibroelastoma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20486964     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Cardiac papillary fibroelastoma is a benign tumor that mainly affects cardiac valves. The tumor has the potential to cause angina and myocardial infarction due to embolization of tumor fragments. We describe a rare case of right coronary artery ostial obstruction by a 12 x 19 mm sized papillary fibroelastoma located in the sinus of Valsalva. The report underlies the importance of echocardiography in diagnosis and intraoperative treatment of this type of cardiac mass.
Authors:
Gabor Erdoes; Mario Stalder; Reto Basciani; Mathias Gugger; Thierry Carrel; Balthasar Eberle
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Echocardiography (Mount Kisco, N.Y.)     Volume:  27     ISSN:  1540-8175     ISO Abbreviation:  Echocardiography     Publication Date:  2010 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-21     Completed Date:  2010-09-20     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8511187     Medline TA:  Echocardiography     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  337-40     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Therapy, University Hospital Bern, CH-3010 Bern, Switzerland. Gabor.Erdoes@insel.ch
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged, 80 and over
Aortic Valve Stenosis / etiology*,  physiopathology
Coronary Vessels / pathology*
Echocardiography, Transesophageal
Endocardial Fibroelastosis / complications*,  diagnosis*
Female
Fibroma / diagnosis*
Heart Neoplasms / complications*,  diagnosis*,  physiopathology
Heart Valves / pathology
Humans
Papillary Muscles / physiopathology

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