Atrial myxomas and thrombi: comparison of imaging features on CT.

@article{Scheffel2009AtrialMA,
  title={Atrial myxomas and thrombi: comparison of imaging features on CT.},
  author={Hans Scheffel and Stephan Baumueller and Paul Stolzmann and Sebastian Leschka and Andr{\'e} Plass and Hatem Alkadhi and Thomas Schertler},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={2009},
  volume={192 3},
  pages={639-45}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of our study was to compare the imaging features of atrial myxomas and thrombi using CT and to assess the accuracy of CT for determining the origin of myxomas in comparison with surgical findings. MATERIALS AND METHODS From July 2006 until June 2008, 23 patients (15 women, eight men; mean age, 63 +/- 14 years) with atrial myxomas (n = 13) and thrombi (n = 11) who underwent dual-source CT coronary angiography were included in this retrospective study. Two independent and… CONTINUE READING