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  • Condition: Giant Left Atrial Myxoma/Congestive Heart Failure
  • Journal: Kyobu geka. The Japanese journal of thoracic surgery
  • Treatment Used: Tumor Excision
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This article reviewed the case of a patient with giant left atrial myxoma (heart tumor) and congestive heart failure (when the heart muscle doesn't pump blood as well as it should).
  • Condition: Cardiac Tumors
  • Journal: Revista medica de Chile
  • Treatment Used: Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 78
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In this study, researchers evaluated the outcomes of performing surgery to remove cardiac tumors.
  • Condition: Closure of Atrial Septal Defects (ASDs)
  • Journal: Journal of cardiac surgery
  • Treatment Used: Autologous Right Atrial Free Wall as Patch
  • Number of Patients: 157
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This study described experience with right atrial free wall patch in the treatment of atrial septal defects (ASDs).
  • Condition: Cardiac Myxoma (CM)
  • Journal: BMC cardiovascular disorders
  • Treatment Used: Surgical Excision
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report describes a 51-year-old female with cardiac myxoma (heart tumor; CM) misdiagnosed with chronic gastritis, and later treated with surgical excision.
  • Condition: Cardiac Myxoma
  • Journal: Kardiologia polska
  • Treatment Used: Surgical Resection
  • Number of Patients: 0
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This article discusses current challenges in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiac myxoma (heart tumor).
  • Condition: Giant right atrial myxoma
  • Journal: BMJ case reports
  • Treatment Used: Surgical removal of mass under cardiopulmonary bypass
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
The study reported a case of giant right atrial myxoma presenting as right heart failure in a 37-year-old man.
  • Condition: Left Atrial Myxoma
  • Journal: BMC cardiovascular disorders
  • Treatment Used: Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report describes a 49-year-old female diagnosed with left atrial myxoma (benign heart tumor) treated with cardiothoracic surgery.
  • Condition: Infected Left Atrial Myxoma Presenting
  • Journal: The American journal of case reports
  • Treatment Used: Percutaneous intervention, antibiotics, and mitral valve replacement
  • Number of Patients: 1
  • Published —
The study reported a case of infected left atrial myxoma presenting as ST-elevation myocardial infarction (heart attack).
  • Condition: Pulmonary Embolism (PE) as Initial Manifestation of Right Atrial Myxoma (RAM)
  • Journal: Medicine
  • Treatment Used: Right Atrial and Pulmonary Artery Embolectomy
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report describes a 55-year-old man diagnosed with a pulmonary embolism (clot; PE) as the initial symptom of right atrial myxoma (benign heart tumor; RAM) treated with right atrial and pulmonary artery embolectomy.
  • Condition: Mitral valve disease
  • Journal: Journal of cardiothoracic surgery
  • Treatment Used: Totally thoracoscopic procedure
  • Number of Patients: 53
  • Published —
This study evaluated the feasibility, safety, and efficacy of the totally thoracoscopic procedure for mitral valve disease.
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