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Diagnosis of right atrial myxoma by cardiac MRI: an unexpected consequence of clinical research
  1. Richard Dobson
  1. Scottish Adult Congenital and Cardiac Service, Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Clydebank, Dunbartonshire, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Richard Dobson, Scottish Adult Congenital and Cardiac Service, Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Beardmore Road, Clydebank, Dunbartonshire G81 4DY, UK; richard.dobson{at}nhs.net

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I am a 29-year-old clinical research fellow in cardiology at a tertiary centre, and I readily agreed to participate in a healthy volunteer study to assess the utility of a novel cardiac MRI sequence. I was asymptomatic, with a good level of physical fitness. A 6×5×4 cm spherical, heterogenous mass adherent to the interatrial septum was clearly demonstrated …

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