Cardiac fibroma. Long-term fate after excision.

  title={Cardiac fibroma. Long-term fate after excision.},
  author={Masahiko Yamaguchi and Yukio Hosokawa and Hiroyuki Ohashi and Masato Imai and Y. Oshima and Katsumi Minamiji},
  journal={The Journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery},
  volume={103 1},
Between 1980 and July 1983 three infants and children with cardiac fibromas underwent surgical resection at Kobe Children's Hospital. Two of them survived and have an excellent clinical result 6 years and 7 years postoperatively. The results of late follow-up with the use of 24-hour dynamic electrocardiography, two-dimensional echocardiography, thallium-201 myocardial scintillation scan, and technetium 99m sodium pertechnetate-gated blood pool imaging have proved that the patients are free of… CONTINUE READING
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