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Published online: 2008-06-23
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Case report
Left atrial myxoma in a patient with heart failure after myocardial infarction – a case report

Joanna Detko-Barczyńska, Rafał Dąbrowski, Alicja Kraska, Hanna Szwed
Kardiol Pol 2008;66(6):661-663.

open access

Vol 66, No 6 (2008)
Other
Published online: 2008-06-23
Submitted: 2012-12-28

Abstract

A case of a 54-year-old male patient with left atrial myxoma, coronary heart disease, heart failure and multiple cardiovascular risk factors is described. The patient did not present typical symptoms of myxoma. Diagnosis and treatment of cardiac myxoma as well as the importance of echocardiographic examination in every patient with decompensated chronic heart failure are discussed.

Abstract

A case of a 54-year-old male patient with left atrial myxoma, coronary heart disease, heart failure and multiple cardiovascular risk factors is described. The patient did not present typical symptoms of myxoma. Diagnosis and treatment of cardiac myxoma as well as the importance of echocardiographic examination in every patient with decompensated chronic heart failure are discussed.
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Keywords

left atrial myxoma; heart failure; echocardiography

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Title

Case report
Left atrial myxoma in a patient with heart failure after myocardial infarction – a case report

Journal

Kardiologia Polska (Polish Heart Journal)

Issue

Vol 66, No 6 (2008)

Pages

661-663

Published online

2008-06-23

Bibliographic record

Kardiol Pol 2008;66(6):661-663.

Keywords

left atrial myxoma
heart failure
echocardiography

Authors

Joanna Detko-Barczyńska
Rafał Dąbrowski
Alicja Kraska
Hanna Szwed

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