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Cardiac Metastasis from Renal Cell Carcinoma

  • Kavitha YaddanapudiEmail author
  • Robert Matthews
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Abstract

Metastases are the most common malignant cardiac tumors. FDG PET/MR imaging combines anatomic and functional information to aid in the evaluation of benign and malignant cardiac masses which can help guide management.

Keywords

Cardiac tumor Metastasis Renal cell carcinoma FDG PET/MRI 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of RadiologyStony Brook University HospitalStony BrookUSA

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