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Haemangioendotheliosarcoma of the heart. Diagnosis and treatment.

By P Bjerregaard and U Baandrup


A case of haemangioendotheliosarcoma of the right atrium in a 28-year-old man is reported. The presence of a continuous murmur to the right of the sternum as a clue to the diagnosis is pointed out, and the usefulness of cardiac catheterisation and angiography in making diagnosis emphasised. Irradiation therapy with cobalt-60 had a palliative effect upon this malignant tumour

Topics: Research Article
Year: 1979
DOI identifier: 10.1136/hrt.42.6.734
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