Metastasizing Primary Atrial Leiomyosarcoma Causing a Functional High-Grade Mitral Stenosis

Authors

  • Manuel Wilbring
  • Utz Kappert
  • Dirk Daubner
  • Klaus Matschke
  • Sems Malte Tugtekin

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1532/HSF98.20111147

Abstract

We report the case of a 43-year-old man who presented with a primary cardiac leiomyosarcoma and multiple metastases. Despite the severely poor prognosis, cardiac surgery was performed as part of a multidisciplinary palliative approach, which paved the way for further chemotherapy and radiation therapy.

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Published

2012-04-26

How to Cite

Wilbring, M., Kappert, U., Daubner, D., Matschke, K., & Tugtekin, S. M. (2012). Metastasizing Primary Atrial Leiomyosarcoma Causing a Functional High-Grade Mitral Stenosis. The Heart Surgery Forum, 15(2), E108-E110. https://doi.org/10.1532/HSF98.20111147

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