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Chondrosarcoma of the Heart

Title
Chondrosarcoma of the Heart
Authors
Do Jung Kim;Jin Hong Wi;Young Nam Youn;Hyun Chel Joo;Sak Lee;Yonhee Kim
Issue Date
2015
Journal Title
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
ISSN
2233-601X
Citation
Korean Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Vol.48(3) : 199~201, 2015
Abstract
Chondrosarcoma is a rare entity of malignant tumor which arises from cartilaginous tissue, and the literatures on this disease are scarce. The first-line of treatment for cardiac chondrosarcoma is surgery. Due to early local recurrence and distant metastasis, the prognosis is poor even after complete surgical excision. We present a case of chondrosarcoma in the left atrium causing functional mitral stenosis which required urgent surgical intervention, and the successful treatment outcome.
URI

http://ir.ymlib.yonsei.ac.kr/handle/22282913/141453
DOI
10.5090/kjtcs.2015.48.3.199
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1. 연구논문 > 1. College of Medicine > Dept. of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery
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