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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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