Isolated Left-Sided Metastatic Sarcoma of the Heart with Limb Ischemia
- Complete Embolization of a Left Atrial Myxoma. Coley, Chris; Lee, Kenneth R.; Steiner, Mark; Thompson, Charles S. // Texas Heart Institute Journal;2005, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p238
Atrial myxoma is the most common benign tumor of the heart. Patients who have atrial myxomas usually present with cardiac obstruction, arrhythmias or peripheral embolization. A tumor originating in the left atrium most often embolizes to the cerebrovascular system. Complete myxoma embolization...
- Papillary Fibroelastoma of the Interventricular Septum. Saxena, Pankaj; Shehatha, Jaffar; Naran, Anupam; Rajaratnam, Shanker; Newman, Mark A. J.; Konstantinov, Igor E. // Texas Heart Institute Journal;2010, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p119
Papillary fibroelastomas are benign cardiac tumors that involve cardiac valves. These tumors are usually asymptomatic and are found incidentally during cardiac surgery or during echocardiographic evaluation in a patient who exhibits cardiac symptoms. However, these tumors may cause major...
- Strongly neovascularized left atrial myxoma. Handke, Michael; Goepfrich, Michael; Keller, Helmut // European Journal of Echocardiography;Jan2008, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p99
During transesophageal echocardiography, a massively vascularized left atrial tumor was found in an 82-year-old woman with transient ischemic attacks. Coronary angiography showed several feeding vessels from the left circumflex artery and right coronary artery, which resulted in marked contrast...
- Primary benign cardiac tumors. Dale, David C.; Federman, Daniel D. // Cortlandt Forum;05/25/97, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p24
Describes primary benign cardiac tumors. Percentage of myxomas in adults with primary cardiac tumors; Occurrence of cardiac hamartomas in tuberous sclerosis; Methods for demonstrating intracardiac tumors.
- Recurrent transitory ischaemic attacks with skin lesions, arthralgia and myalgia should prompt suspicion of atrial myxoma. Praitano, Maria Luigia; Tamburin, Stefano; Pederzoli, Laura; Zanette, Giampietro // Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Mar2010, Vol. 81 Issue 3, p302
The article offers information on the case of a 44-year-old woman diagnosed with atrial myxoma. It mentions that brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed multiple acute right hemispheric cortical and subcortical lesions and diffusion weighted images. It adds that suspicion of atrial...
- Papillary fibroelastomas: our case series and brief literature review. Ružić, Alen; Jurjević, Tea Zaninović; Plazonić, Željko; Diklić, Željka; Zaputović, Luka; Matana, Ante // Cardiologia Croatica;May/Jun2013, Vol. 8 Issue 5/6, p160
Papillary fibroelastomas (PFEs) are rare, benign and generally slow growing tumors of the heart. According to the incidence, they are the third cardiac tumors (after myxoma and lipoma) and represent about 10% of primary intracardiac tumors. Although histologically benign, they cannot be...
- Clinical Perspectives of Primary Cardiac Lymphoma. Gowda, Ramesh M.; Khan, Ijaz A. // Angiology;Sep/Oct2003, Vol. 54 Issue 5, p599
Primary cardiac lymphoma is a very rare malignancy, which is typically of a non-Hodgkin type, and involves only the heart and pericardium with no or minimal evidence of extracardiac involvement. Primary cardiac lymphoma account for about 1% of the primary cardiac tumors and 0.5% of the...
- Ultrasound for the Diagnosis of Atrial Tumor. Popp, Richard I.; Harrison, Donald C. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Oct69, Vol. 71 Issue 4, p785
Focuses on the diagnosis of a left atrial myxoma using the ultrasonic cardiac echogram. Physical examination of the patient; Findings.
- Angiographic Visualization of an Atrial Myxoma. Sawaya, Jaber I.; Dakik, Habib A. // New England Journal of Medicine;01/27/2000, Vol. 342 Issue 4, p294
A letter to the editor is presented describing a case related to angiographic visualization of an atrial myxoma.