CT and MR imaging findings of malignant cardiac tumors.

  title={CT and MR imaging findings of malignant cardiac tumors.},
  author={Carlos Santiago Restrepo and Art Largoza and Diego Lemos and Lisa Diethelm and Prakash Koshy and Patricia Castillo and Rafael G{\'o}mez and Rogelio Moncada and Meenakshi Pandit},
  journal={Current problems in diagnostic radiology},
  volume={34 1},
This article reviews CT and MRI features of malignant cardiac and pericardial tumors, most of which originate from the lung, breast, melanoma, leukemia, or lymphoma through lymphatic, hematogenous, transvenous, and direct pathways. Although echocardiography establishes the diagnosis in most cases, CT and MRI provide additional physical, spatial, and functional information that further aids the evaluation of metastases. For instance, CT provides superior resolution for detecting calcification or… CONTINUE READING
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