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Although cardiac myxoma is rare, it is the most common primary cardiac tumor. Seventy-four cases of cardiac myxoma that were surgically treated in our center between August 1980 and February 2005 were retrospectively reviewed. The mean patient age was 50.4 +/- 15.0 (range 7-80) years, and 53 patients (71.6%) were female. The most common preoperative(More)
A 23-year-old man sustained traumatic loss of both hands. His left defective forearm underwent lengthening with a 3-cm segment of the ipsilateral radius; this was immediately followed by an ipsilateral second toe microvascular transfer to the stump of the radius to provide pinch. Two years after the procedure the reconstructed hand had recovery of both(More)
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