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Right atrial “mass” after minimally invasive mitral valve repair with use of BioGlue
  1. Tracy D Lawrence1,
  2. Shachi J Shah1,
  3. Scott H Yang2
  1. 1Kaiser Permanente-Walnut Creek, CA USA
  2. 2Kaiser Permanente-Santa Rosa, CA, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Tracy D Lawrence; Division of Cardiovascular Medicine Keck School of Medicine of USC, CA, USA; tracylaw{at}

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A 50-year-old man with severe mitral regurgitation underwent minimally invasive mitral valve repair via a right thoracotomy port approach. A postoperative echocardiogram (video 1) showed a new right atrial mass thought initially to be a thrombus. A transoesophageal echocardiogram and eventually an …

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