Cardiac echinococcosis in a 3-year-old child


Bozkurt A., Koksal C.

JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, cilt.45, ss.125-127, 2004 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 45 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2004
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.125-127

Özet

A 3-year-old girl was admitted with the diagnosis of left ventricular hydatid cyst She also had pulmonary, hepatic and splenic cysts. The diagnosis of the left ventricular cyst was made by means of computerized tomography and confirmed using cardiac magnetic resonance imaging and transthoracic echocardiography. The patient was submitted to cystectomy on beating heart with a straightforward postoperative period.