Cardiac Angiosarcoma: An Unusual Presentation Simulating Mitral Stenosis and Constrictive-effusive Pericarditis Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Echocardiography, Transesophageal
  • Heart Neoplasms
  • Hemangiosarcoma
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericarditis, Constrictive

abstract

  • This case report details a patient with a cardiac angiosarcoma who had an unusual presentation with hemodynamics consistent with mitral stenosis and constrictive-effusive pericarditis. It illustrates how transesophageal echocardiography adds to the information obtained from transthoracic imaging and hemodynamics in this unusual presentation of a cardiac tumor.

publication date

  • December 2003

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1067/j.echo.2003.07.002

PubMed ID

  • 14652616

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1331

end page

  • 3

volume

  • 16

number

  • 12