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Primary cardiac tumours are rare when compared with metastatic involvement. The majority of primary cardiac tumours are benign and in adults the majority of these masses are myxomas. The treatment is surgical removal because of the risk of embolisation and/or cardiovascular complications. We describe a female presenting with systemic embolisation and(More)
We present a case of acute respiratory insufficiency with right-to-left atrial shunting under normal intracardiac pressures discovered several days after aortic surgery for aortic dissection. We discuss the possible mechanisms and management of right-to-left atrial shunting through an atrial septum defect with normal intracardiac pressures following cardiac(More)
Coronary artery anomalies are usually encountered as coincidental findings during coronary angiography or at autopsy. Life threatening symptoms, such as arrhythmias, syncope, myocardial infarction, or sudden death, can occur in up to 20% of patients. However, the majority of anomalies (80%) are benign and asymptomatic. A single coronary artery (SCA) is one(More)
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