GIANT ATRIAL MYXOMACAUSING CONGESTIVE HEART FAILURE AND SEVERE PULMONARY HYPERTENSION: A CASE REPORT


Kocabay G. , Elmaci T. , ÖZCAN M. , Atilgan D.

JOURNAL OF ISTANBUL FACULTY OF MEDICINE-ISTANBUL TIP FAKULTESI DERGISI, vol.69, no.1, pp.15-18, 2006 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 69 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF ISTANBUL FACULTY OF MEDICINE-ISTANBUL TIP FAKULTESI DERGISI
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.15-18

Abstract

Myxoma is the most commonly seen primary heart tumor. 75% of myxomas are seen on the fossa ovalis of left atrium which is located on interatrial septum and tend to be sporadic. Cases of myxomas which result in congestive heart failure had been presented as case reports in the literature.