Treatment of a Case of Primary Osteosarcoma of the Left Heart: A Case Report

Authors

  • Jeffrey Shuhaiber
  • Julio Cabrera
  • Hassan Nemeh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1532/HSF98.20061081

Abstract

Intracavitary sarcoma of the heart is rare. We report a case of primary osteosarcoma of the left atrium and ventricle that was managed with surgical resection and chemotherapy, attaining more than 1-year survival.

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Published

2006-12-05

How to Cite

Shuhaiber, J., Cabrera, J., & Nemeh, H. (2006). Treatment of a Case of Primary Osteosarcoma of the Left Heart: A Case Report. The Heart Surgery Forum, 10(1), E30-E32. https://doi.org/10.1532/HSF98.20061081

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