Heart transplantation for tumor.

  title={Heart transplantation for tumor.},
  author={T X Aufiero and Walter E. Pae and B. Clemson and D G Pawlush and Daniel Davis},
  journal={The Annals of thoracic surgery},
  volume={56 5},
Unresectable cardiac tumors, although unusual, are often rapidly fatal. A 31-year-old woman presented with a large tumor arising from the left ventricle and causing symptoms of a constrictive cardiomyopathy. After evaluation with echocardiography, angiography, and computed tomography, an exploration was carried out to confirm the extent of disease… CONTINUE READING