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Cardiac Tumors: Pericardium: Interventional Techniques

  • P. Wilde
  • G. G. Hartnell

Abstract

Cardiac tumors are common in patients with secondary malignancy, being found in the heart or pericardium of up to 25% of patients who die from malignant disease. Only a minority cause symptoms from hemorrhagic pericardial effusion, arrhythmias and occasionally systemic or pulmonary embolization. The majority of these present in the context of advanced, disseminated secondary malignancy and treatment and full investigation is often not necessary.

Keywords

Chest Radiograph Pericardial Effusion Prosthetic Valve Cardiac Tumor Valve Prosthesis 
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  • P. Wilde
  • G. G. Hartnell

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