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Problems of the diagnosis and surgical treatment of primary heart tumors

R.M. Vіtovskyi1,2, V.M. Beshliaga2

1 P.L. Shupik National Medical Academy of Post-Graduate Education Ministry of Health of Ukraine, Kyiv
2 M.M. Amosov National Institute of Cardiovascular Surgery of the National Аcademy of Мedical Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv

      The aim of the publication – to present and analyze data regarding clinical course and diagnostic signs which make necessary to suggest heart tumor, to consider surgical treatment of this pathology. Basic clinical parameters to suppose tumor are presented, as well as differential diagnostic features of left atrial myxoma and mitral valve disease. The conditions of the successful treatment of this grave disease are discussed.

Key words: primary heart tumors, cardiac myxomas, diagnosis, echocardiography.

 

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