Management of pericardial metastases in breast cancer

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This chapter reviews the pathophysiology, clinical presentation, useful diagnostic studies, and available treatments for breast cancer-associated pericardial disease. Treatment of pericardial involvement in breast cancer is aimed primarily at providing comfort and improved quality of life rather than at prolonging survival.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Breast
Subtitle of host publicationComprehensive Management of Benign and Malignant Diseases
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Pages961-966.e1
ISBN (Print)9780323359559
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 24 2017

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Breast Neoplasms
Neoplasm Metastasis
Quality of Life

Keywords

  • Constrictive pericarditis
  • Pericardial effusion
  • Pericardial tamponade
  • Pericardium

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Aversano, T. R. (2017). Management of pericardial metastases in breast cancer. In The Breast: Comprehensive Management of Benign and Malignant Diseases (pp. 961-966.e1). Elsevier Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-323-35955-9.00074-X

Management of pericardial metastases in breast cancer. / Aversano, Thomas R.

The Breast: Comprehensive Management of Benign and Malignant Diseases. Elsevier Inc., 2017. p. 961-966.e1.

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Aversano, TR 2017, Management of pericardial metastases in breast cancer. in The Breast: Comprehensive Management of Benign and Malignant Diseases. Elsevier Inc., pp. 961-966.e1. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-323-35955-9.00074-X
Aversano TR. Management of pericardial metastases in breast cancer. In The Breast: Comprehensive Management of Benign and Malignant Diseases. Elsevier Inc. 2017. p. 961-966.e1 https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-323-35955-9.00074-X
Aversano, Thomas R. / Management of pericardial metastases in breast cancer. The Breast: Comprehensive Management of Benign and Malignant Diseases. Elsevier Inc., 2017. pp. 961-966.e1
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