Antemortem diagnosis of an endomyocardial breast cancer metastasis by transvenous endomyocardial biopsy

E. B. Lieberman, J. Arthur, C. Steenbergen, T. M. Bashore

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Abstract

Endomyocardial breast cancer metastases are extremely rare and have previously been diagnosed antemortem only through median sternotomy and cardiotomy. We report a case of endomyocardial breast cancer metastasis which was diagnosed antemortem by transvenous endomyocardial biopsy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1280-1281
Number of pages2
JournalCHEST
Volume103
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1993

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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