Use of CT in the evaluation of primary cardiac tumors

John C. Chaloupka, Elliot K. Fishman, Stanley S. Siegelman

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Two cases of primary cardiac sarcomas diagnosed with CT are presented. CT demonstrated the origin, extent, and potential pathology of the tumors. In both cases CT provided more specific information for diagnosis and treatment planning than the 2D echocardiography. The advantages of CT in the detection of cardiac tumors as well as its potential advantages over 2D echocardiography are also discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)132-135
Number of pages4
JournalCardiovascular and interventional radiology
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 1986


  • Cardiac tumors
  • Cardiac tumors, diagnosis
  • Computer tomography
  • Leiomyosarcoma
  • Osteogenic sarcoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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