Cardiac hydatid cyst in left ventricle

Erenturk S., Kocazeybek B., Oner A., Sonmez B.

ACTA CHIRURGICA BELGICA, vol.98, no.4, pp.164-165, 1998 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 98 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 1998
  • Title of Journal : ACTA CHIRURGICA BELGICA
  • Page Numbers: pp.164-165


Hydatid cyst of the heart is an uncommon lesion which usually develops in the left ventricle. A 34-year-old patient with hydatid cyst of the left ventricle, who was operated under cardiopulmonary bypass, is presented. Postoperative course at one year was uncomplicated.