The Atrial Myxoma, the Learning Model for Cardiac Tumor Assessment Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging: A Case Report

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Lertlak Chaothawee, MD
Nakorn Boonme, MD


Cardiac tumor is still considered as the one of the most diffi cult conditions in cardiologyin terms of diagnosis and treatment. The atrial myxoma is a common primary benigncardiac tumor presenting in adults.1 The diagnosis of cardiac tumor always relieson the clinical examination and results obtained from the imaging tools used. Thisarticle selects the atrial myxoma as a learning model to demonstrate the assessmentof the cardiac tumor when using Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) with the differenttechniques including the tissue characterization method which has already beenestablished as a key diagnostic method for the diagnosis of cardiac tumor and mass.


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Chaothawee L, Boonme N. The Atrial Myxoma, the Learning Model for Cardiac Tumor Assessment Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging: A Case Report. BKK Med J [Internet]. 2015Sep.18 [cited 2020Jul.15];10(1):42. Available from:
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