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Jae Hoon Lee 2 Articles
Early surgical intervention for unusually located cardiac fibroelastomas
Eui Suk Chung, Jae Hoon Lee, Jong Kwon Seo, Byung Gyu Kim, Gwang Sil Kim, Hye Young Lee, Young Sup Byun, Hyun Jung Kim
Yeungnam Univ J Med. 2020;37(4):345-348.   Published online August 5, 2020
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12701/yujm.2020.00556
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Papillary fibroelastomas are the second most common primary cardiac tumor in adults. Over 80% of fibroelastomas occur on the cardiac valves, usually on the left side of the heart, while the remaining lesions are typically scattered throughout the atria and ventricles. Although the optimal timing for surgery is controversial and depends on tumor size and location, prompt surgical resection is warranted in patients at high risk of embolism. A tumor on the cardiac valve can be removed using the slicing excision technique without leaflet injury. Here we present two cases of papillary fibroelastomas occurring on the ventricular surface of the aortic valve and in the right ventricle.

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  • A Importância da Multimodalidade de Imagem no Diagnóstico de um Raro Caso de Fibroelastoma Papilar no Ápice do Ventrículo Esquerdo
    Marcio Mendes Pereira, Vinícius José da Silva Nina, José Xavier de Melo Filho, Rodrigo de Jesus Louzeiro Melo, Marco Túlio Hercos Juliano, Luma Sayonara Martins Pereira
    ABC Imagem Cardiovascular.2023;[Epub]     CrossRef
  • The Importance of Imaging Multimodality in the Diagnosis of a Rare Case of Papillary Fibroelastoma in the Left Ventricular Apex
    Marcio Mendes Pereira, Vinícius José da Silva Nina, José Xavier de Melo, Rodrigo de Jesus Louzeiro Melo, Marco Túlio Hercos Juliano, Luma Sayonara Martins Pereira
    ABC Imagem Cardiovascular.2023;[Epub]     CrossRef
A Case of Exceptionally Rapid Growing Cardiac Myxoma.
June Ho Bae, Jae Woong Choi, Geu Ru Hong, Sung Kee Ryu, Ji Young Park, Yu Min Jung, Jae Hoon Lee, Seung Kyu Choi
Yeungnam Univ J Med. 2010;27(2):155-158.   Published online December 31, 2010
DOI: https://doi.org/10.12701/yujm.2010.27.2.155
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Myxoma is the most common type of primary cardiac tumor and about 75% of myxomas occur in the left atrium of the heart. Most myxomas are diagnosed by echocardiography. The growth rate of myxoma is clearly unknown and newly developed myxoma is difficult to understand clearly the onset of growth. We describe the case of a newly developed huge left atrial myxoma (7x7 cm)which showed no echocardiographic evidence of the tumor four years ago. Four years later the patient underwent transthoracic echocardiography due to preoperative evaluation that was normal. Nine months later, she presented with dyspnea. Transthoracic echocardiography showed a large mass located in left atrium. Pathology showed a myxoma that measured 7x7 cm implying a growth rate of 0.15x0.15 cm/month.

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