Endomyocardial biopsy with fluoroscopic and two‐dimensional echocardiographic guidance: Case report of a patient suspected of having multiple cardiac tumors

J. G. Copeland, L. Valdes‐Cruz, D. J. Sahn

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Abstract

An 18‐year‐old female with multiple intra‐cardiac masses was further evaluated using percutaneous endomyocardial biopsy of the right ventricle and right atrium. Fluoroscopy was used to visualize the course of the bioptome and simultaneous two‐dimensional echo‐cardiography was used to image the masses thus improving the surgeon' chance of obtaining diagnostic tissue.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)449-452
Number of pages4
JournalClinical Cardiology
Volume7
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1984

Keywords

  • cardiac tumors
  • endomyocardial biopsy
  • two‐dimensional echocardiography

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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