Endoscopic-assisted minimally invasive resection of a papillary muscle blood cyst in an adult patient

Kazuma Okamoto, Mikihiko Kudo, Kanako Hayashi, Hideyuki Shimizu

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Abstract

We describe endoscopic-assisted minimally invasive resection of a blood cyst originating from the papillary muscle that caused severe mitral regurgitation and necessitated mitral valve replacement in an active adult woman, as well as a review of the relevant literature. An endoscopic view increases the visibility of the surgical target and facilitates a precise observation of the tumour and dissection at the appropriate layer. The On-X mechanical valve was chosen for mitral valve repair to minimize thromboembolic risk. This patient additionally benefited from endoscopic-assisted right minithoracotomy in terms of both cosmetic and functional aspects.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)231-232
Number of pages2
JournalInteractive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
Volume22
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Feb 1

Keywords

  • Cardiac tumours
  • Magnetic resonance imaging
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Mitral regurgitation
  • Mitral valve replacement

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Surgery

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