Acute stroke from tumor embolus in a patient with cardiac sarcoma: Aspiration thrombectomy with Penumbra catheter.

@article{Byon2016AcuteSF,
  title={Acute stroke from tumor embolus in a patient with cardiac sarcoma: Aspiration thrombectomy with Penumbra catheter.},
  author={Jung Hee Byon and Hyo Sung Kwak and G H Chung and Kyu Yun Jang},
  journal={Interventional neuroradiology : journal of peritherapeutic neuroradiology, surgical procedures and related neurosciences},
  year={2016},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={88-90}
}
The most common primary malignant cardiac tumor is the cardiac sarcoma, which is mesenchymal in origin. This case report describes a patient with hyperacute stroke caused by cardiac sarcoma who underwent rapid recanalization through mechanical aspiration thrombectomy with Penumbra catheter.