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The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 2000 August;41(4):571-4

Copyright © 2009 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

Surgical management of echinococcosis of the heart

Uddin M. J., Sanyal S. C., Salama A. L., Othman B., Haque E., Cherian G., Shuhaiber H.

From the Department of Cardiac Surgery Chest Disease Hospital, Safat, Kuwait


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A 23-­year-old ­female ­with an echin­o­coc­cal ­cyst in the atri­o­ven­tric­u­lar ­groove of the ­heart is report­ed. The diag­no­sis and the loca­tion of the ­cyst ­were con­firmed by ech­o­car­di­og­ra­phy and car­diac cath­e­ter. Successful enu­cleat­ing of the ­cyst ­with the aid of car­di­o­pul­mo­nary ­bypass and the ­length of fol­low-up is report­ed, ­along ­with a ­review of rel­e­vant lit­er­a­ture.

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