Pulmonary Venous Obstruction From a Large Left Atrial Sarcoma: Resection Combined With Mitral Valve Bypass

Colleen M. Pietras, Peter C. Spittell, Gregory A. Nuttall, Mackram Eleid, Sameh M. Said

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Cardiac sarcomas represent the majority of primary malignant cardiac tumors. They are usually located in the right atrium and are frequently angiosarcomas. We present a case of primary cardiac sarcoma originating from the left atrium in a 40-year-old woman that was treated with resection combined with mitral valve bypass.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e237-e239
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1 2016


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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