We report 2 cases of cardiac papillary fibroelastoma in aortic position that were successfully treated by complete surgical excision, without damage to the aortic valve. This rare cardiac tumor can be associated with serious embolic or hemodynamic complications and therefore, prompt surgical intervention is required.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Giornale Italiano di Cardiologia|
|Publication status||Published - Sep 1999|
- Cardiac tumor
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine