Cardiac Leiomyosarcoma

Known as: Heart Leiomyosarcoma, Leiomyosarcoma of Heart, Leiomyosarcoma of the Heart 
An aggressive malignant smooth muscle neoplasm, arising from the heart. It is characterized by a proliferation of neoplastic spindle cells.
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2014
2014
Primary cardiac sarcoma is a rare aggressive entity. It constitutes the second most common type of primary cardiac neoplasms. Its… (More)
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2003
Review
2003
The management of cardiac leiomyosarcoma is still controversial. Due to the rare occurrence and late presentation of such tumours… (More)
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2003
2003
A case of primary cardiac leiomyosarcoma diagnosed at Iaşi Cardiology Center is presented. The study was made on the surgical… (More)
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2002
2002
Cardiac leiomyosarcoma is a very rare entity that is found in less than 0.2 % of all cardiac tumors. At the time of primary… (More)
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2002
2002
Primary cardiac sarcomas are rare and typically undergo aggressive local spread. There is no reliable definitive treatment… (More)
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2000
2000
Primary cardiac leiomyosarcomas are very rare. A 19-year-old man was admitted to a local hospital with dyspnea and hemoptysis. He… (More)
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1998
1998
Leiomyosarcomas are extremely rare primary cardiac tumors. We report a rapidly growing primary leiomyosarcoma of the right… (More)
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Review
1997
Review
1997
Primary cardiac sarcomas constitute a rare entity that have been uniformly associated with poor long-term survival. A case of… (More)
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1996
1996
We report a case of a primary right ventricular leiomyosarcoma in a 58-year-old woman diagnosed by endomyocardial biopsy… (More)
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1991
1991
Two patients with primary cardiac leiomyosarcoma, one of the rarest malignant tumors of the heart, are described. The first… (More)
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