Cardiac Metastasis from Renal Cell Carcinoma

  • Kavitha YaddanapudiEmail author
  • Robert Matthews


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.


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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