Article Text

Intra-left atrial invasive mass extended via the pulmonary vein
  1. NOBORU WATANABE,
  2. KEISHI KUBO
  1. nwata@hsp.md.shinshu-u.ac.jp

Statistics from Altmetric.com

A 78 year old man was admitted complaining of cough and sputum. Percutaneous needle biopsy identified a right middle lobe mass as squamous cell carcinoma of the lung. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) seemed to show that the tumour in the right middle lobe extended continuously into the left atrium via the right pulmonary vein. Transoesophageal echocardiography (TOE) showed that the atrial mass was polyp-like in shape (about 2.5 cm in diameter) with a centralised low echo area, an irregular surface, and a stalk …

View Full Text

Request Permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.