Cardiac myxomas: clinical and echocardiographic profile.

  title={Cardiac myxomas: clinical and echocardiographic profile.},
  author={Kewal C. Goswami and Sameer Shrivastava and Vinay Kumar Bahl and Anita Saxena and Subhash Chandra Manchanda and Harpreet S Wasir},
  journal={International journal of cardiology},
  volume={63 3},
We reviewed our clinical and echocardiographic experience in 70 consecutive patients with 73 cardiac myxomas, diagnosed over an 11 year period. There were 21 males and 49 females, ages ranged from 18 to 80 years. Only in 5.7% cases was the diagnosis of myxomas made clinically. 88.6% cases were initially diagnosed as having: mitral valve disease (70%), tricuspid valve disease (10%), ischemic heart disease (5.7%), cardiomyopathy (2.9%), and the remaining 5.7% were detected during family screening… CONTINUE READING


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