Jan 1, 1977

Atrial myxomas of the heart; diagnosis, therapy and morphology (author's transl)

Zentralblatt für Chirurgie
E Knoth, H Stanulla

Abstract

Atrial myxomas imitate several other clinical entities. The intravital diagnosis may still appear as a surprise. Myxomas can present themselves in 2 ways: by obstruction of intracardiac blood flow and by embolization. Early diagnosis should be established by utilizing angiography. Immediate resection under total cardiopulmonary bypass should be performed before catastrophic complications occur.

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Cardiac Chamber Structure
Science of Morphology
Right Atrial Structure
Blood Flow
Obstruction
Atrial Myxoma
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Atrial Myxoma, Familial
Cardiopulmonary
Primary Cardiac Tumors, Childhood

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