Surgical resection of solitary metastasis of malignant melanoma to the right atrium.

@article{Onan2010SurgicalRO,
  title={Surgical resection of solitary metastasis of malignant melanoma to the right atrium.},
  author={Burak Onan and Ismihan Selen Onan and Bulent Polat},
  journal={Texas Heart Institute journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={37 5},
  pages={598-601}
}
Malignant melanoma has a very high tendency to metastasize to the heart. Although most cardiac metastases of melanomas are clinically silent, the lesions may present with life-threatening cardiac morbidities, including dysrhythmia, right ventricular outflow tract obstruction, myocardial dysfunction, pericardial effusion, or heart failure. In selected patients who have a solitary intracardiac melanoma, surgical resection can provide relief from clinical symptoms and minimize potential cardiac… CONTINUE READING

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