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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 12-15

A rare case of left atrial myxoma vascularity causing acquired coronary cameral fistula: Role of transesophageal echocardiography


Department of Cardiac Anaesthesiology, Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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Dr. S Subash
Department of Cardiac Anaesthesiology, Sri Jayadeva Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences and Research, Jayanagar 9th Block, Bengaluru - 560 069, Karnataka
India
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DOI: 10.4103/HEARTVIEWS.HEARTVIEWS_79_17

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Left atrial myxoma is the common benign tumor of heart. Coronary arteries may supply these tumor. Considering the vascular nature of the tumor, acquired coronary cameral fistula(CCF) can be a possibility postexcision of the left atrial myxoma. Here, we discuss a case of 53-year-old female patient, who developed acquired CCF, following excision of the tumor and the role of transesophageal echocardiography intraoperatively in diagnosis.


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