An unusual left ventricular apical mass

Erika Cavallero, Mirko Curzi, Sara Anna Cioccarelli, Giulio Papalia, Diego Ornaghi, Renato Maria Bragato

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Left ventricular apical masses constitute a rare finding. Imaging properties together with the clinical history of the patient usually allow an etiologic definition. We report a challenging case of an ambiguous left ventricular apical mass of uncertain nature till histological examination. Points of interest were singular clinical history and echocardiographic findings, although not conclusive in hypothesis generating. Furthermore to the best of our knowledge, this is one of the rare attempt to excise a deep left ventricular mass with a mini-invasive surgical approach.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)95-96
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Cardiovascular Echography
Volume24
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1 2014

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Keywords

  • Echocardiography
  • left ventricular mass
  • mini-invasive excision
  • multimodality diagnosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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Cavallero, E., Curzi, M., Cioccarelli, S. A., Papalia, G., Ornaghi, D., & Bragato, R. M. (2014). An unusual left ventricular apical mass. Journal of Cardiovascular Echography, 24(3), 95-96. https://doi.org/10.4103/2211-4122.143986

An unusual left ventricular apical mass. / Cavallero, Erika; Curzi, Mirko; Cioccarelli, Sara Anna; Papalia, Giulio; Ornaghi, Diego; Bragato, Renato Maria.

In: Journal of Cardiovascular Echography, Vol. 24, No. 3, 01.07.2014, p. 95-96.

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Cavallero, E, Curzi, M, Cioccarelli, SA, Papalia, G, Ornaghi, D & Bragato, RM 2014, 'An unusual left ventricular apical mass', Journal of Cardiovascular Echography, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 95-96. https://doi.org/10.4103/2211-4122.143986
Cavallero E, Curzi M, Cioccarelli SA, Papalia G, Ornaghi D, Bragato RM. An unusual left ventricular apical mass. Journal of Cardiovascular Echography. 2014 Jul 1;24(3):95-96. https://doi.org/10.4103/2211-4122.143986
Cavallero, Erika ; Curzi, Mirko ; Cioccarelli, Sara Anna ; Papalia, Giulio ; Ornaghi, Diego ; Bragato, Renato Maria. / An unusual left ventricular apical mass. In: Journal of Cardiovascular Echography. 2014 ; Vol. 24, No. 3. pp. 95-96.
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