Primary cardiac undifferentiated sarcoma: role of intraoperative imprint cytology and frozen section of two cases.

@article{Turhan2011PrimaryCU,
  title={Primary cardiac undifferentiated sarcoma: role of intraoperative imprint cytology and frozen section of two cases.},
  author={Nesrin Turhan and Zişan Ozg{\"u}ler and Kumral Çağlı and Kerim Çağlı and Zehra G{\"o}lbaşı},
  journal={Cardiovascular pathology : the official journal of the Society for Cardiovascular Pathology},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 4},
  pages={
          232-7
        }
}
Primary cardiac tumors are very rare, and a vast majority of such malignant tumors are sarcomas. Associated symptoms are usually vague and nonspecific resulting in a late diagnosis and poorer prognosis. Most cardiac sarcomas have been reported in autopsy series. Although echocardiography may help make a diagnosis of a cardiac sarcoma, histopathological confirmation is quintessential. Presented here are two cases of patients who underwent successful surgery for the removal of a cardiac tumor… CONTINUE READING
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