Left atrial myxoma in transplanted heart
- Correspondence to:
Dr Wan W Yap
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Western Infirmary, Dumbarton Road, Glasgow G11 6 NT, UK;
- Accepted 1 February 2005
Primary cardiac tumours are discovered in about 1 in 2000 necropsies. Cardiac myxomas make up half of all benign intracardiac tumours. Seventy five per cent are located in the left atrium. The first left atrial myxoma arising from the left atrium of a transplanted heart is reported.