TITLE

Massive Embolism from Cardiac Myxoma

AUTHOR(S)
Yeoh, N. T. L.; Clegg, J. F.
PUB. DATE
December 1981
SOURCE
Angiology;Dec1981, Vol. 32 Issue 12, p819
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Two cases of massive embolism from atrial myxoma are described. One of these patients survived aortic surgery, and this is only the third recorded survival of this condition. Pre-operative angiography is essential to successful management of these cases, and direct aortic surgery is the only way to remove these firm tumor emboli.
ACCESSION #
16399213

 

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