Cardiac lymphoma following mitral valve replacement

Nicolas M. Dürrleman, Ismaïl El-Hamamsy, Roland G. Demaria, Michel Carrier, Louis P. Perrault, Bernard Albat

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A primary cardiac lymphoma was encountered in a patient with prosthetic mitral valve dysfunction. Although rare, this tumor could be related to the presence of prosthetic material and specifically that of Dacron. Primary cardiac tumors have to be considered in the differential diagnosis of prosthetic valve dysfunction.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1040-1042
Number of pages3
JournalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 2005


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