International Journal of

Transplantation Research and MedicineISSN: 2572-4045

Early Online

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2572-4045.1510064

Indication for Heart Transplantation in a Rare Giant Unresectable Cardiac Tumor

Carlos Domínguez-Massa, Paulina M Briz-Echeverría, Eduardo Tébar-Botí, Tomás Heredia- Cambra, Javier Sirgo-González, Raquel López-Vilella, Manuel Pérez-Guillén, Luis Almenar-Bonet and Juan B Martínez-León

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: April 30, 2022

Primary cardiac tumors are rare, and most are benign. Cardiac lymphangiomas are extremely rare, being most frequently diagnosed casually in asymptomatic patients or upon complications derived from compression. As in most benign tumors, the treatment is resection. We report the case of a 69-year-old female who debuts with congestive heart failure and is then diagnosed with a giant unresectable lymphangioma. The literature regarding the treatment of this tumor is scarce, to the best of our knowled...

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