Cardiac echinococcosis in a 3-year-old child


Bozkurt A., Koksal C.

JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, vol.45, pp.125-127, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 45 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
  • Page Numbers: pp.125-127

Abstract

A 3-year-old girl was admitted with the diagnosis of left ventricular hydatid cyst She also had pulmonary, hepatic and splenic cysts. The diagnosis of the left ventricular cyst was made by means of computerized tomography and confirmed using cardiac magnetic resonance imaging and transthoracic echocardiography. The patient was submitted to cystectomy on beating heart with a straightforward postoperative period.