Clin Surg | Volume 1, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

Left Ventricular Mass: Myxoma or Thrombus: Resection Through the Mitral Valve via the Transeptal Approach

Artemiou P1*, Martincek M2, Gasparovic I1 and Schusterova I3

1Department of Cardiac Surgery, Slovak Medical University, Slovakia
2Department of Cardiac Surgery, University Jan Pavel Safarik, Slovakia
3Department of Cardiac Surgery, Children’s Faculty Hospital, Slovakia

*Correspondance to: Panagiotis Artemiou 

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Abstract

In this case report a 43 years old male patient was presented with symptoms of embolic right leg ischemia. Transthoracic echocardiography showed a left ventricular mass present toward the apex attached to the interventricular septum with the presumptive diagnosis of myxoma. He underwent a successful removal of the tumor through the mitral valve via the transeptal approach. Histology showed mixed thrombus.

Keywords:

Left ventricular mass; Transeptal approach; Myxoma; Thrombus

Citation:

Artemiou P, Martincek M, Gasparovic I, Schusterova I. Left Ventricular Mass: Myxoma or Thrombus: Resection Through the Mitral Valve via the Transeptal Approach. Clin Surg. 2016; 1: 1094.

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