Intimal cardiac sarcoma in a pregnant woman

Ho Sung Son, Kyung Sun, Jae Seung Jung, Sung Min Park, Sung Ho Lee, Kwang Taik Kim

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    Abstract

    A 29-year-old female patient in the 28th week of pregnancy was diagnosed with a cardiac tumor. We performed tumor excision and mitral valve replacement, and her baby was born successfully with cesarean section on the 9th day after cardiac surgery. After this event, 8 cycles of chemotherapy were administered. After 10 months, metastatic intimal sarcoma of the right ovary developed, and a right salpingo-oophorectomy and omentectomy was performed. However, the patient died of sudden onset of intractable ventricular fibrillation.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)66-68
    Number of pages3
    JournalAsian Cardiovascular and Thoracic Annals
    Volume15
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2007 Feb

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Surgery
    • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
    • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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