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By Gaetano Thiene M.D., Marialuisa Valente M.D. (auth.), Cristina Basso, Marialuisa Valente, Gaetano Thiene (eds.)
Cardiac tumors have been as soon as a nosographic entity of scarce scientific curiosity as a result rarity and of the intrinsic diagnostic and healing impossibilities, and have been thought of a deadly morbid entity. It has now turn into a topical topic because of advances in scientific imaging (echo, magnetic resonance, computed tomography) in addition to innovation in applied sciences of in-vivo prognosis. Cardiac Tumor Pathology offers a staggering instance of those advances with clinico-pathologic correlations. This well timed quantity covers historical past, epidemiology, demographics, scientific prognosis, pathology, imaging by way of echo, CT and MRI of either benign and malignant cardiac tumors, both fundamental or secondary. Chemotherapy of malignant neoplasms can be addressed. specific emphasis is given to clinico-pathologic correlations. With all chapters written by way of specialists of their fields, this quantity will function an invaluable source for physicians facing, and drawn to, this distinctive department of cardiac oncology and should characterize an invaluable advisor for pathologists, clinicians, cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, and radiologists in addition to for postgraduate scholars education in those areas.
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The phenomenon may be so massive to transform the heart into a sort of a stone quarry. Dystrophic calcification of the mitral valve annulus can also account for misdiagnosis of an atrio-ventricular mass by echocardiography. Endocavitary calcific masses have been reported even in the pediatric age as a consequence of calcific involution of thrombi upon central venous catheters. The single center experience collected at the University of Padua since 1970, when the first surgical intervention for resection of a cardiac myxoma was accomplished , is witnessed by the numerous publications on the topic, available in the literature [16–55].