Cardiac Angiosarcoma: A Case with Bilateral Pleural and Pericardial Effusion

Authors

  • Mehmet Oc
  • Bora Farsak
  • Oguzhan Arun
  • Bahar Oc
  • Murat Simsek
  • Serkan Yıldırım

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https://doi.org/10.1532/HSF98.2013299

Abstract

Cardiac sarcomas are rare malignant tumors. Angiosarcoma is the most common cardiac sarcoma and is present in up to 33% of cases. Angiosarcomas have a poor prognosis, with a short survival expectancy. We report a case of a right atrial angiosarcoma treated by partial tumor resection followed by chemotherapy.

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Published

2014-01-03

How to Cite

Oc, M., Farsak, B., Arun, O., Oc, B., Simsek, M., & Yıldırım, S. (2014). Cardiac Angiosarcoma: A Case with Bilateral Pleural and Pericardial Effusion. The Heart Surgery Forum, 16(6), E353-E355. https://doi.org/10.1532/HSF98.2013299

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