Right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction for primary pulmonary artery sarcoma.

@article{Tobe2004RightVO,
  title={Right ventricular outflow tract reconstruction for primary pulmonary artery sarcoma.},
  author={Satoshi Tobe and Hideaki Nohara and Kazunori Yoshida and Nobuhiro Tanimura and Ryohei Kurokawa and Masahito Kawata},
  journal={The Japanese journal of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery : official publication of the Japanese Association for Thoracic Surgery = Nihon Kyobu Geka Gakkai zasshi},
  year={2004},
  volume={52 3},
  pages={139-42}
}
Primary pulmonary artery sarcoma is extremely rare and a lethal tumor. Complete resection of the tumor and following adequate reconstruction is the only hope for cure and prolonged survival. We report a case of successful surgical excision of primary pulmonary artery sarcoma involving pulmonary trunk, pulmonary valve and right ventricular outflow tract wall… CONTINUE READING