Successful One-Stage Operative Resection of an Intravenous Leiomyomatosis Involving the Right-Sided Heart Chambers and Pulmonary Artery

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https://doi.org/10.1532/hsf.1298

Abstract

Intravenous leiomyomatosis (IVL) is a rare neoplastic disorder. It may extend into the right cardiac chambers, which are named after intracardiac leiomyomatosis (ICL). We describe a case of IVL extending into the right heart and pulmonary artery in a 46-year-old woman. The patient successfully underwent a one-stage operation under cardiopulmonary bypass (CPB) with deep hypothermic circulatory arrest. The patient fully recovered without major complications and did not exhibit any recurrence at the 9-month follow-up. The unique feature of this case is its involvement with the pulmonary artery, which is uncommon but potentially lethal.

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Published

2016-04-04

How to Cite

Successful One-Stage Operative Resection of an Intravenous Leiomyomatosis Involving the Right-Sided Heart Chambers and Pulmonary Artery. (2016). The Heart Surgery Forum, 19(2), E064-E066. https://doi.org/10.1532/hsf.1298

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