Ultrasonographic Diagnosis of an Isolated Cardiac Metastasis in a Patient with High-Grade Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor

@inproceedings{Francesco2013UltrasonographicDO,
  title={Ultrasonographic Diagnosis of an Isolated Cardiac Metastasis in a Patient with High-Grade Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumor},
  author={Bartolomucci Francesco and Giuseppe Nasso and Cipriani Francesco and Esposito Gianpiero and Valenti Giovanni and Giuseppe Speziale},
  year={2013}
}
Aims: Secondary cardiac tumours are rare conditions, often difficult to suspect. We aim to describe the diagnostic potential of transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography in this field, and to discuss their reliability as modalities of choice for preoperative diagnosis. Methods and Results: We used several complementary diagnostic approaches: Color-Doppler transthoracic echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography, regional myocardial perfusion test and three-dimensional… CONTINUE READING