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The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 1999 December;40(6):915-7

Copyright © 2000 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

Invasive thymoma with intracaval growth extending and directly invading the right atrium

Minato N., Rikitake K., Ohnishi H., Takarabe K., Ishida H.*

From the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Fukuoka Tokushukai Hospital, Fukuoka, Japan *Department of Pathology Saga Medical School, Saga, Japan


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We ­report an ­extremely ­rare ­case of an inva­sive thy­moma ­with intra­caval ­growth ­extending and ­directly ­invading the ­right ­atrium. ­Enbloc exci­sion of the ­tumor ­with lobec­tomy and com­bined resec­tion of the ­right ­atrium, and ­graft replace­ment of the ­superior ­vena ­cava ­were suc­cess­fully per­formed ­during car­di­o­pul­mo­nary ­bypass. Inva­sive thy­moma ­with ­this ­type of intra­caval and ­intra-­atrial pro­gres­sion is ­extremely ­rare.

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